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In Successful Edtech, Pedagogy Comes First--Devices Second

<i>By Ken Eastwood, Superintendent, Middletown City School District, NY</i><p>In terms of student proficiency, today's classrooms are more diverse than ever. We're "detracking" students previously sorted by ability. We're mainstreaming those with special needs. And we're serving more and more students who …

Education Technology

Digital Spaces: 12 Best Practices for Multimedia Learning

According to Mayer and Moreno (2003), these principles are best practices to reduce students' cognitive load -- when their processing demands exceed …

Even 'Digital Natives' Need Digital Training

Commentary<p>Imagine a 5th grade sleepover party where, inevitably, someone gets left out. So far, a typical elementary school experience. Because it's …

The Crime Your Brain Commits Against You (And What to Do About It)

In 1932, Frederic Bartlett was working at Cambridge University when he conducted one of the most famous cognitive psychology experiments of all-time.<p>For this research study, Bartlett recited a Native American folk tale called "The War of the Ghosts" to each participant. Then, Bartlett followed up …

Poverty Affects Education--And Our Systems Perpetuate It

It's hard to argue that poverty does not affect education. It's hard to argue that children who come from homes where they may be wanting--wanting for food, for time, or for resources--don't enter the school door with a little less than others. And it's hard to argue that children living in poverty …

Over 14 Million Public Domain Images to Use with Students in Class

July 24, 2015<br>After posting about the voluminous amounts of historical footages uploaded and provided for free on YouTube, we are sharing with you …

Poverty: The Effect on Education, Learning, and Children

<b>A Nation’s Priority: Poverty and/or the Children?</b><p>Save Our Schools presents this anthology of articles on the inextricably tied topics, <i>Poverty and Is</i> …

The Difference in Cooperative Learning & Collaborative Learning

The benefits of working together are fairly obvious and this concept, for the purpose of learning, has been utilized for as long as we can remember; …

8 Ways to Engage eLearners Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on March 4, 2015<p>Do you struggle to engage your staff through e-learning? The 8 Ways to Engage eLearners Infographic provides 8 engagement tips …