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IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school.

Touch-screen tablets for young students have become all the rage. Some districts are even buying iPads for every kindergartner, a move sparking both …

6 Startups Pioneering Interactive Education for Kids

In an effort to transform teaching and learning, educational technology entrepreneurs showcased their innovative ideas at the LAUNCH Education and …

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Now Is the Time for Digital Tech to Transform K-12 Learning

<i>Equipping students with 21st century skills requires new tools and new ways of thinking about education</i><p>The time has come to extend digital connectivity to every student in every classroom. Access to the Internet is an essential tool for equipping students with 21st century skills. And as the debate …

Eight Brilliant Minds on the Future of Online Education

The advent of massively open online classes (MOOCs) is the single most important technological development of the millennium so far. I say this for two main reasons. First, for the enormously transformative impact MOOCs can have on literally billions of people in the world. Second, for the equally …

Striking Public School Design in California Cladded With 650 Solar Panels

Energy efficiency is one of the main attributes of this imposing public school built on a challenging lot in Los Angeles County, USA. The masterminds …

Schooling for millions of children jeopardised by reductions in aid | Ethiopia

Primary education is a fundamental building block of lives and livelihoods. But progress toward universal primary education has stagnated: there are still 57 million children out of school, and aid to basic education has dropped for the first time since 2002. As the G8 prepare to meet in Northern …

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Video game invades classroom, scores education points

World domination through learning? An alliance of educators and innovators are using a version of 'SimCity' to stem students' boredom and electrify future U.S. scientists, engineers and mathematicians.<p>An unprecedented agreement between two influential foundations, leading academics, two global …

News Corp. Education Tablet: For The Love Of Learning?

The educational division of the media conglomerate News Corp., called Amplify, unveiled a new digital tablet this week at the SXSW tech conference in Austin, Texas, intended to serve millions of schoolchildren and their teachers across the country.<p>Amplify promises the tablet will simplify …

Education research in brief: Mobile devices and reading, Mandarin in primaries and more

<b>More children reading on screen</b><p>Children are more likely to read on a computer screen or mobile phone than pick up a book, magazine or comic in the UK …

Academies are not the way forward for education | letters

Will Hutton's interesting analysis of the social consequences of the segregation of privately educated students from those in state-funded schools …

Schools In Argentina Adding *Emotional Education* To Curriculum

<b>BUENOS AIRES</b> – <i>Emotional education</i> is a teaching concept that helps students learn self-awareness (recognizing their emotions) and self-regulation …

Psychology

Finland has an education system the US should envy – and learn from

A new book has attracted much interest in the Washington DC, especially on Capitol Hill, Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn From Educational …

Fund Early Education With Tobacco Taxes: An Interesting Longshot

President Obama's proposal is probably doomed. But here are the pros and cons.<p>Jason Reed/Reuters<p>President Obama's budget request includes a proposed steep hike in tobacco taxesto help pay for expanded early childhood education programs. As a demographic group to tax, smokers make an easy target. …

Blueprint for Moving to 21st Century Student-Centered Schools and Classrooms

<b>“Too many organizations---not just companies, but governments and nonprofits as well---still operate from assumptions about human potential and</b> …

5 Easy Ways To Reduce Student Stress In The Classroom

How do you make your students feel?<p>Research is starting to show pretty conclusively that the answer to this question can have a profound effect on …

Teaching

Use @Gooru to Search Common Core Content by Standard! It's like Google for Teachers!

<b>A Safe, Refined Search Engine for Education</b><p>The theme of 'organization' seems to be popular in my posts lately. I find myself gravitating towards …

Why your 8-year-old should be coding

Learn-to-code startups abound these days, but one in particular is focusing on the very young and is having some success in elementary schools around the country — even underserved schools with no budgets for STEM but a great need for better tools.<p>The startup is Tynker; it makes a web-based …

Maths Maps – an engaging way to teach Maths with Google Maps | Mr G Online

It’s been around for a few years now and had plenty of interest from around the world already, but Mr G Online has only just discovered Maths Maps. …

How to expand our educational lens from high-stakes testing

Melissa Harris-Perry and her panel examine other ways to broaden our education system to create a more experiential, hands on and holistic process--for all involved.

Climate change included in US education guidelines for the first time

American school children will for the first time receive extensive lessons on climate change following the adoption on Tuesday of new science …

Glenn Beck: ‘If You Have Ears to Hear and Eyes to See, Look Into Transformational Education’

As more information comes to light about the controversial public school curriculum systems, CSCOPE and Common Core Standards, parents are concerned that their children are growing increasingly susceptible to the influence of bureaucrats seeking to push a political agenda.<p>As government seeks to …