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Obama Education Secretary: Expand Access to STEM, Now

A former secretary of education issues a rallying cry to expand access to STEM.

Education

What to Expect When You’re Project Based Learning | Blog | Project Based Learning

December 13, 2016<br>What to Expect When You’re Project Based Learning<p>You might be reading about Project Based Learning because you self-selected to do …

Pedagogy

Edtech Flavored Lipstick on Pigs

Prior to this current age of “every person needs an idea to brand”, I used to be able to ignore a great deal of what was shared online. It was much …

Education Technology

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Artificial Intelligence

Transformational Blended Learning With Buncee - Buncee Blog

<i>The following is written by Michael Drezek, a K-12 Technology Integrator at Lake Shore Central School District in New York. Follow him on Twitter and</i> …

Education Technology

5 ways to gamify your classroom

Many of our students are among the 155 million Americans playing video games regularly, and you might be, too. That's a good thing. When my …

Education Technology

Why Your Project Needs a Verb

Designing project-based learning (PBL) assignments opens up several decisions. The challenge that students will face, the assessments that measure …

Pedagogy

How Data Can Help Inform K–12 Decisions

No one appreciates the value of research more than educators. Data offers a powerful tool to point teachers and district leaders on the front lines …

Education

A Very Good Web Annotating Tool for Research Students and Teachers

March 16, 2017<br>Lumio is an excellent tool to use for bookmarking, curating, and clipping web content. Students can use it to highlight interesting …

Education Technology

5 Ways to Show YouTube Videos Without Related Content

Anyone who has ever opened YouTube in front of a classroom knows the feeling of dread that comes with hoping that the "related" content in the …

How moonshot thinking transformed a school

When Fanny Passeport became the schoolwide tech integrator at Mercedes Benz International School in India, she might as well have been aiming for a …

Education

Democratizing the Sky: Drones in Visual Journalism

<i>The New York Times staff photographer Josh Haner was an early adopter of drone photography. His earliest forays were with a $60 gadget that he maneuvered around his living room. Since then, he has aimed ever higher, doing videos and stills high above the Gobi Desert and the Marshall Islands. He has</i> …

Photojournalism

Not All Screen Time Is Created Equal

As a parent, I am fiercely protective of my children. I want them to be kids. I want them to play sports, get lost in great books, collect bugs in …

Education Technology

The Friday Institute » The Friday Institute Launches New Series of Papers with Lessons and Recommendations for Educational Leaders

Raleigh, NC — March 14, 2017 — Today, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in the College of Education at NC State University launched the …

Learning

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Use Your Drone as a Tool for Collecting Scientific Data

Small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or simply drones) have become an important addition to my science tool kit. Not only are they good for aerial imaging, they are ideal for measuring changes in temperature, relative humidity, dew point, and other parameters at various altitudes. The simplest way …

Drones

#BookSnaps – How-To-Videos and Examples

Please view my blog post titled #<b>BookSnaps</b> – Snapping for Learning for more information.<p><b>How to Create #BookSnaps with Snapchat App</b><p><b>How to Create</b> …

Education Technology

Hyperdocs Self-Paced Learning

When I began using the Station Rotation Model with students, I made a habit of printing directions for offline stations and typing directions for my …

Education Technology

Student-Centered Learning: It Starts With the Teacher

Have you ever attended a conference session and seen groups of teachers leave in the middle? It's painful to watch, yet completely understandable. …

Pedagogy

Getting Personalized Learning Right the First Time

<i>By Karla Esparza-Phillips and Ace Parsi</i><p><i>This post is the second in a three-part series. Read the first post here.</i><p>Facing the daunting challenge of …

Learning

Coggle.it is a free web tool for producing mind maps. You can log in to Coggle with your Google account. Coggle works on all devices in the web browser, so you can use Coggle on iPads, Chromebooks, laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets. It’s great to be able to quickly brainstorm ideas, create mind maps, construct diagrams, and design flowcharts that you can access on any device. Additionally, you can invite others to edit a diagram. It’s even possible to have multiple people work on a diagram simultaneously. Coggle has a chat and a comment feature to help collaborators work together. You can download your diagram as a PDF, PNG, or text file.

Why school librarians must lead: there is no other option

CHICAGO — With the recent passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), school libraries are poised for a potential turnaround. But there’s only …

Education

How to learn? From mistakes | Diana Laufenberg

http://download.ted.com/talks/DianaLaufenberg_2010X-64k.mp4Diana Laufenberg shares three surprising things she has learned about teaching -- …

TED Talks

Station Rotation Model: Student Designed Led Stations

One of the benefits of the Station Rotation Model is how easy it is to design activities at different levels to meet the diverse needs of a group of …

Learning

The 3 Biggest K–12 Tech Trends for 2017

As January comes to a close, it’s a good time to take a look at what might be hot this year in K–12 education.<p>Though Betsy DeVos, the nominee for …

Baltimore

6 ways to personalize learning with flexible seating

Putting students at the center of learning takes a double commitment. One to ensure that instruction and learning address distinct student needs, …

Education Technology

5 examples of personalized learning in action

As technology becomes more and more ubiquitous in classrooms across the nation, it is easier than ever for students with different learning styles …

Learning

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