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There’s no shortage of different opinions about how the education system should adapt to a shifting world and a future with unknown demands, but for …

34 Diverse Blended Learning Apps For iPad

Dec 09, 2013 - itunes.apple.com - 1580<p>Explain Everything™ is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool with real-time …

10 Benefits Of Blended Learning For Teachers [Infographic]

<b>Blended learning</b>–the mixing of eLearning and face-to-face learning–is a natural response to the growing accessibility of eLearning, and the continued …

5 Ways to use social media to spice up your next museum trip

It’s not uncommon for today’s children, brought up in a fast-paced, digital world, to become bored and uninterested when visiting cultural …

UC's Napolitano throws cold water on the online education craze

University of California President Janet Napolitano struck a rare blow for rational education practice this week by pushing back strongly against the craze for online learning courses. Online education isn't a panacea, she said; it's not for everyone, it's not cheap, and if it's done right it may …

Seven More Ways to Go From On

Last June, I wrote Seven Ways to Go From On-Task to Engaged, which turned out to be one of the most popular topics of the year.<p>In it I spoke about …

Pedagogy

A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps

March 21, 2014<br>Today while I was browsing through my Twitter feeds I came across this fabulous Bloom's Taxonomy wheel of apps shared by Anthony. If …

Using DisplayNote to Collaborate with Students on iPads and Mirror Your Lessons

If you are using iPads in the classroom, you will have a number of apps you use as a teacher, plus apps you have your students use. However, you also …

36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads

<b>36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads</b><p>The interest in <b>inquiry-based learning</b> seems to ebb and flow based on–well, it’s not clear why it …

Three Great iPad Apps for Recording Tutorials and Screen Sharing

February 21, 2014<br>iPad is a great versatile device that can be utilized for a wide range of educational purposes in our classrooms. One of the best …

50 resources for iPad use in the classroom

A roundup of educational articles, apps and tutorials for educators looking to integrate iPads into the classroom.<p>The transition to the more …

Education Technology

Plagiarism vs. Collaboration on Education's Digital Frontier

<b>by Jennifer Carey</b><p>It’s an open secret in the education community. As we go about integrating technology into our schools, we are increasing the risk …

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Thinkstock<p>In a traditional classroom, the teacher is the center of attention, the owner of knowledge and information. Teachers often ask questions of …

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<b>By Tanner Higgin, Graphite</b><p>If there’s one thing that games can teach really well, it’s systems thinking. Getting good at a game like <i>Portal</i>, for …

When parents want to opt their children out of ed tech

I had a conversation with a parent a few weeks back during which she said something like this:<p>My husband and I are worried about how prevalent …

197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About

<b>197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About</b> If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re …

Computer Science

Today eduClipper Got Even Better - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - EdTech, Online Learning, teachers

What happens when a talented educator like Adam Bellow takes a break from the classroom to develop a new education tech tool for teachers and …

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Happen to be doing some frantic, last minute holiday shopping this weekend? If so, you’ll likely find yourself inadvertently diving head-first into a …

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<b>By Jane Krauss and Suzie Boss</b><p><i>Excerpt from Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry, published by Corwin, 2013.</i><p>When students …

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By Thom Markham<p>As Common Core State Standards are incorporated from school to school across the country, educators are discussing their value. It may …

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The flipped classroom model generated a lot of excitement initially, but more recently some educators — even those who were initial advocates — have …

5 Teacher Secrets for Managing the One-to-One Classroom

Quick—What’s the most challenging part of classroom teaching?<p>Chances are your first or second answer is classroom management and that’s in the …

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Fourteen year-old Adora Svitak wishes that Facebook came up with a popup window that read, “Are you going to regret this later?” before allowing …

4 Ways to Provoke Change In Our Education System

<b>Guest post by Jaime R. Wood</b><p><b>In his most recent TED Talk, Sir Ken Robinson says, “There are 3 principles on which human life flourishes, and they are</b> …

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“We’re about to give your fourteen-year-old a computer,” Michael Allen recently told a group of parents attending a new student orientation, “and …

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What’s stopping you or your peers from making a meaningful change in your teaching practice? What are the “yeah, but” arguments you hear when you …

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Flickr:Tsakshaug<p>By Sara Nolan<p>A few weeks ago, the Department of Education introduced its Digital Promise, an initiative to invest in “breakthrough …