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Google Publishes Nice Series Of Short Videos: “Lessons from Teachers of the Year”

Today, Google published a series of ten videos from different state Teachers of the Year.<p>They titled it “Lessons From Teachers of the Year,” and you …

High School

Meltdown and Spectre flaws loomed large over CES

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities hung like a shadow over the festivities of CES. What's typically a celebration of consumer electronics was instead a stark reminder of just how far-reaching these issues are. And that's especially the case for Intel and AMD, both of whom unveiled fast …

IT giant DXC Technology to launch ‘digital transformation center’ in New Orleans

Earlier this month, DXC Technology, a $25 billion IT services giant created from the spring merger of CSC (Computer Sciences Corp) and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, announced their choice of location for their first U.S.-based Digital Transformation Center: New …

Teaching grammar does not improve children's writing ability, research finds

<b>Academics reveal 'a significant and persistent mismatch' between government policy and the techniques proven to work in the classroom</b>The way that …

Education

Debunking The Homework Myth: 4 Must Read Books for Teachers and Educators

Homework is a topic that is hotly debated within education circles. It is also a divisive issue that divides the education community into two main …

IBM's Rometty: The skills gap for tech jobs is 'the essence of divide'

Artificial Intelligence, or “augmented intelligence” as IBM (IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty prefers to call it, “looks beautiful,” but it could be painful if …

Coasting definition for all schools for 2017 revealed

<b>Schools falling behind attainment and progress measures for three consecutive years could face action</b>The Department for Education has confirmed the …

Education

Illinois now awards 10% of U.S. computer science degrees, but needs more STEM jobs

As Chicago’s innovation scene continues to grow, tech employers should have plenty of fresh talent to choose from, according to a new report, which shows the number of local STEM graduates, and computer science grads specifically, is skyrocketing.<p>The report, published today by the Illinois Science …

Computer Science

Examining the Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing

Like many issues in public education, standardized testing can be a controversial topic among parents, teachers, and voters. Many people say …

HP releases its education Chromebook to the public

The HP Chromebook x360<p>Back in March, Google announced a new Chromebook for schools built by HP called the Chromebook x360 11 G1 Education Edition. Now it’s making that Chromebook available to the public, with a shorter name to boot: the HP Chromebook x360.<p>The x360 is a rugged laptop just like its …

Web Development

Ontario college to offer 1st post-secondary certificate in cannabis production

A southern Ontario college says it will be the first to offer a post-secondary credential in the production of commercial cannabis.<p>Niagara College …

Niagara College to offer first post-secondary certificate in cannabis production

A southern Ontario college says it will be the first to offer a post-secondary credential in the production of commercial cannabis.<p>Niagara College …

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

<b>Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites</b><b><br>The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents.</b><b> <br>Over 20,000 relevant links personally</b> …

Ten books every teacher should read

In the last decade, a wealth of books has brought together ideas to help teachers have the greatest impact on student learning. Here are just a few<p>Plato’s Republic, Rousseau’s Émile and Dewey’s Democracy and Education – there’s a strong case to be made, as Dennis Hayes has, that these are the only …

Pedagogy

How McGraw-Hill Education’s CEO Is Trying To Unlock The Potential of Every Learner

David Levin is leading the educational company on a transition from print to digital–while at the same time trying to open up the company to more input from its true customers: students.<p>David Levin became CEO of McGraw-Hill Education three years ago, soon after the underperforming company was sold …

Google Classroom: Invisible Feedback

Waste Your Time with Invisible Feedback Feedback is one of the most effective elements for student learning. The best feedback is feedback that is …

Lessons From Flipped Classrooms and Flipped Failures

The feeling would crop up every so often. Robert Talbert would get the nagging, unsettling sense that the lectures he gave in his Calculus courses …

Pedagogy

Good Leaders Are Good Learners

Although organizations spend more than $24 billion annually on leadership development, many leaders who have attended leadership programs struggle to implement what they’ve learned. It’s not because the programs are bad but because leadership is best learned from experience.<p>Still, simply being an …

8 Things to Look For in a Student-Centered Learning Environment

From years of teaching in the classroom and countless school visits and interactions with excellent educators worldwide, I’ve created a list of …

Pedagogy

How to Speed-Listen to Podcasts Without Confusing Your Brain

As someone who has only ever hit the “1x” button by accident, I am mystified by the people who speed-listen to podcasts and audiobooks on purpose. …

Podcasting

5 Habits of Remarkably Successful Online Learners | Inc.com

<i>How do I get most out of online learning? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Ishan Gupta, Managing Director, Udacity India, on Quora:</b><p>Getting the most out of online learning totally …

Learning

Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model

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The Post

The Future of Learning: Personalized and Curiosity-led

Special Focus<p>Special Focus: Learning to Live and Work Together<p>The world faces an unprecedented confluence of disruption. Constant advances in …

Google Partners with ISTE and Others to Create Digital Citizenship Game

By Meghan Bogardus CortezBe Internet Awesome aims to educate digital civility in an interactive way.

Education Technology

10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking

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Social Media

Top 6 Digital Transformation Trends In Education

This is a continuation of my series looking at how digital transformation has impacted every industry. Today’s focus is on educational trends.<p>Educators from all grade-levels are coming to realize the benefits of technology in the classroom. Typically, education is one of the last industries to make …

Education Technology

Amazon’s vision for the future: delivery drone beehives in every city

Welcome to Amazontopia<p>Amazon’s drone delivery program stopped being a joke a while ago, but the company still has to overcome serious challenges to make the technology actually work. One of these is getting drones near enough to large populations so they’re more efficient than regular road …

Study Suggests That Simple Writing Exercise Gets Big Results

Stanford researcher Geoffrey Cohen and others have conducted several experiments over the years having students do a simple writing exercise about …

New Study Shows the Impact of PBL on Student Achievement

About the Study<p>In our study, we randomly assigned second-grade teachers in high-poverty schools that had low performance on state tests to two …

Teaching