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6 Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know About

May 16, 2015<br>In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that combines …

Is this the best way of solving education problems?

“When you get teachers in a room together, problems are solved,” says Tennessee high school teacher Jodie Higgs. Florida Middle school teacher …

Teaching

10 Essential Skills for The 21st Century Worker/ Learner

April 18, 2015<br>Here is an interesting infographic from university of Phoenix featuring 10 essential skills for the successful worker.Going through the …

Are iPads the Answer in Education? By @refthinking

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52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015

Dec 24, 2015 - geo.itunes.apple.com - 17224<p>Get the official YouTube app for iPhone and iPad. See what the world is watching – from the hottest music …

Apps

L.A. school iPad program ends with district demanding refund from Apple.

It's been an interesting ride, but the Los Angeles school iPad program is done. Between the rampant student hacking and the FBI probe, you can see …

Education

How I Use Flipboard as an Educator

When <b>Flipboard</b> invited magazine readers to create their own magazines, I jumped on the bandwagon and immediately began compiling my own. Most of my magazines are targeted for the education field. I believe Flipboard is the perfect tool for educators to create magazines for themselves, their students …

Social Media

Gaming, Entrepreneurship and Pioneering: A Young Woman's Nontraditional Path From Gamer to Game Designer

Last week, I saw Richard Branson give the closing keynote at the ASU+GSV Summit, attended by thousands of leaders in education technology and the investors who are putting billions into our new learning models.<p>As it turns out, Branson dropped out of high school at age 15, became an entrepreneur and …

Education

American teachers, more demoralized than ever, are quitting in droves

A slew of policies and technologies promising to dramatically revolutionize teaching and education over the past decade has not only failed to produce desired results, it has also led to a decline in teacher morale, with large numbers leaving the profession.<p>A recent report for the Alliance for …

Education

Why Micro Learning Is Educating The ADD Generation

<i>Roman Kostochka is the founder and CEO at Coursmos, a micro-learning platform.</i><p>In 2012, Mashable had published an article called “Technology Creating a Generation of Distracted Students” which reported the results of a study done by Pew Research Center. According to their data, about 90 percent of …

Kindergarteners Who Share iPads May Perform Better: Study

Students perform better if they share an iPad with another student as opposed to having one all to themselves, according to a new study.<p>Though …

Education

Cursive Instruction in Schools: Necessary or Nostalgic?

As technology continues to push the need for handwriting instruction to the wayside, the battle continues to include cursive instruction in …

Project Based Learning Connects To Flip Learning… Plus Hundreds of Resources

<i>Welcome a post that is a companion to my PBL Flipped Learning Presentation. You will see that Flipped Learning really does connect with PBL plus find</i> …

The Impact of edcamp

I can still remember my first educational “conference”. It was an ELA “conference” 3 members of our grade level was informed we were going to. No …

Are Traditional Teachers Obsolete?

There are those who maintain that nothing can ever replace the need for a flesh-and-blood teacher in the classroom ("The Deconstruction of the K-12 …

Teaching

How Video Games In The Classroom Will Make Students Smarter

Around a billion and a half people all play video games of some sort. That’s more than 20% of the world’s population. Video games have become a part of life. They are now more than just leisure and entertainment. They are mainstream media, an everyday method of storytelling and representation. …

Mainstream Media

10 Ways Principals Can Use Twitter to Enhance Stakeholder Engagement | Mr. Carter's Office

Before I joined the Twitterverse, I was critical of its use and, quite frankly, was turned off by the concept all together. I often read and watched …

Social Media

5 Effective Ways Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development

June 10, 2014<br>What has started as a simple answer to the question "what are you doing?" has now developed into one of the most popular online social …

Why Your Whole Staff Should Be on Twitter

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Revolving Door Of Teachers Costs Schools Billions Every Year

Every year, thousands of fresh-faced teachers are handed the keys to a new classroom, given a pat on the back and told, "Good luck!"<p>Over the next five years, though, nearly half of those teachers will transfer to a new school or leave the profession altogether — only to be replaced with similarly …

Education

3 Ways to Support Flipping Faculty

Flipped Classroom<p>Reinventing classes in a flipped format takes a lot of time and effort. Here's how three institutions have created a support …

How to Integrate Technology without Losing Your Teacher Mind

<b>by Jennifer Gonzalez</b><p>So you’ve decided it’s time to add more technology to your educational repertoire. The process won’t be painless: Technology can …

The test-taking culture in schools is having a negative impact

I had the opportunity to attend the “Test-In on High Stakes Testing” event organized by the grass-roots group Yinzercation (“ ‘Test-In’ for Parents, …

Elizabeth Forward student creates canoe in high school's digital fabrication lab

Elizabeth Forward High School senior Tyler Wachs spent the last nine weeks using computer-aided-design software, a computer controlled cutting …

High School

Teachers Share Why They Stay in the Classroom

While there is a drop in enrollment at teacher training programs in large states, there are still teachers who stay in the classroom. Asking teachers …

Education

Teacher: The 'Disturbing' Things I Learned About Common Core

The implementation of Common Core tests have started in classrooms across the country, and students and teachers are sharing their experiences.<p>Emily …

Education

How 3 districts empower teachers as tech leaders

Teachers who use technology as a tool should be empowered to support their fellow educators<p>Plans to transition to digital, technology-rich …

Education Technology