Daniel Leis

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Education Week

It's clear that more and more schools are aiming to prepare students for a global marketplace that requires networked learning experiences, an …

Education Technology

Education Week: Harnessing the Potential of Instructional Coaching

Chat<p>Harnessing the Potential of Instructional Coaching<p><b>Thursday, June 6, 2013, 7 to 8 p.m. ET</b><br>Click here for more information about this chat.<p><b>Note: No</b> …

Miley Cyrus Sings About Drugs On New Single: Ex-Disney Star References MDMA, Cocaine (UPDATE)

Miley Cyrus' latest single is the final nail in the coffin containing her family-friendly image, as she sings about drugs and shaking it like she's at the strip club.<p>The 20-year-old pop star has been doing a bang-up job of making sure she severs all ties to her Disney past, and her new song, "We …

The Business Journals

Fitness Motivation on Twitter: "Amazing. http://t.co/u9AJKk7PYC"

5 Pillars of Successful Mobile Design

Designing for mobile has evolved dramatically. Users now expect fast, immersive mobile experiences, and catering to this is increasingly …

How Did Work-Life Balance in the U.S. Get So Awful?

Among all advanced nations, we rank 28th -- barely better than Mexico. Why's our work-life balance so bad if leisure is growing? Because single moms are growing faster.<p>Shutterstock<p>The United States is the greatest country in the history of everything, if you just listen to its leaders, and a …

Tim Ferriss

40 Alternative Assessment Ideas for Learning

When people think of <b>assessment</b>, pencils and bubble sheets may be the first things that come to mind. <b>Assessment</b> does not always have to involve paper …

A point-by-point rebuttal of today’s anti-Common Core op-ed in the Weekly Standard | The Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Debunking the lies, half-truths, and misinformation about the Common Core standards<i><br>Photo by Tigereon</i><p><i>Note: If you read my post from Tuesday, “</i><i>A</i> …

Featured: 5-30-2013 The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning [Reference]

<b>The Teacher's Guides To<br>Technology And Learning</b><p><b>The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning by Edudemic are intended to offer teachers some of the</b> …

Houston High School Students Get Laptops Next Year

In his February state of the district speech, Houston superintendent Terry Grier pitched the idea of giving every high school student a laptop. "This …

Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills

Complete Coverage<p>Improving web research tactics is a priority<p>Sara Shaw, an elementary school teacher in Avon, Mass., realized she needed to teach …

Orson Welles Narrates an Animation of Plato’s Cave Allegory

In 1973, Orson Welles narrated this animated short, which features somewhat surreal artwork by Dick Oden. You can see more of Oden's work here.<p>The …

New test a concern for Navajo educators

A dozen students had sacrificed part of their spring break to gather at Star Charter School in northern Arizona to prepare for the upcoming state …

What Should Schools Be Assessing - and How?

In this era of the school turnaround, what should a struggling school be turning <i>into</i> - and how can we know if it's working?<p>This question seems …

Q&A: Pew Researcher Analyzes Students' E-Research Skills

Published Online:<p>Published in Print: May 22, 2013, as <b>Q&A: Research Perspective</b><p>Complete Coverage<p><i>The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life</i> …

Education Week

Sara Shaw, an elementary school teacher in Avon, Mass., realized she needed to teach online research skills several years ago when her students kept …

Teaching

Is K–12 blended learning disruptive?An introduction to the theory of hybrids

May 2013<p><b>EXECUTIVE SUMMARY</b><p>The Clayton Christensen Institute, formerly Innosight Institute, has published three papers describing the rise of K−12 …

Education Week

Webinars

Building a Digital Depository - Getting Smart by Guest Author - blended learning, edreform, EdTech, policy

<i>By: Benjamin Riley</i><p><i>This blog originally ran on the NewSchools Venture Fund Blog.</i><p>These are exciting times for education entrepreneurship, technology, …

Want to Meet Top VCs? Score Face-Time With Donation

On the heels of the $610,000 coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook, online charity auction platform CharityBuzz is offering lunches with some of …

Education Week

In its final report released in February, the U.S. Department of Education's Equity and Excellence Commission issued a clear and powerful charge: …

Education

Personalized Learning: The Moment is Now

Personalized learning is one-on-one instruction between a teacher and student, and is a key to transforming rote learning to comprehension and …

Pedagogy

Education Week

The Common Core State Standards contain laudable goals for what students ought to be able to do. Attaining those goals, especially in …

Teaching