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It might feel overwhelming to keep track of the latest education trends, jargon, and ed-tech products. But for many educators — and most MindShift …

8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School

<b>9 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School</b><p><b>MISTAKE ONE</b> – Underestimate the power of the iPad<p>Students do not need to be taught <i>how</i> to use the iPad, …

Fostering Teacher Leadership Through Collaborative Inquiry

<b>Today's guest post is written by Jenni Donohoo. Jenni works with the Ministry of Education - Literacy GAINs in Ontario, Canada, and is the author of</b> …

6 Things You Should Expect From Ed Leaders in 2014

<i>Cross-Posted from: http://wsascdel.blogspot.com by @HannahGbenro</i><p>I read an article in Forbes today that discussed what we should expect from business …

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Check out YouTube’s top trending educational videos in 2013.<p><b>1. Which Came First – The Chicken or the Egg? via AsapSCIENCE</b><p><b>2. Immovable Object vs.</b> …

8 Classroom Apps To Try This Fall

Despite my best efforts to slow down time, summer break is quickly drawing to a close. And, while summer break is obviously one of the best things …

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Flickr:Demos Helsinki<p>By Matt Levinson<p>Parents are constantly grappling with how to deal with online privacy issues with their kids. Issues about …

The High Cost of Digital Illiteracy

Individuals who are not digitally literate are at a disadvantage when it comes to interacting with others and being employed in the 21st century. But …

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Flickr: Elizabeth Albert<p>The current structure of the school day is obsolete, most would agree. Created during the Industrial Age, the assembly line …

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<b>By Leslie Harris O’Hanlon</b><p>When elementary school teacher Erin Klein sat in one of her students’ desks last year, she noticed a few things about her …

More School Districts End Ban on Cell Phones and Embrace BYOD

As recently as the 2012–2013 school year, schools in the Thomaston-Upson School System in Georgia banned the use of cell phones on school grounds. …