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What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success

The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.<p><i>The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.</i><p>Sergey Ivanov/Flickr<p>Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system …

Apple Will Pay for Those Water-Damaged iPhones After All

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Court documents show that Apple has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed …

The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Vince Alongi<p>By now, most of us have become pretty used to the ways that technology — both devices and …

Education. Broken or Evolving? TED 2013 explores complexity.

It's easy to jump on the "Education is Broken" bandwagon. After all, our institutions seem to be behind the curve - as the world speeds up and embraces change.<p>At this year's TED Conference in Long Beach California - the answers to the education question were very much on the table, even as the …

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18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

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Building Global Competency and Helping to Reach Education for All Through Games and Apps

"Why aren't the boys required to leave school to fetch water?" It's just one of the questions about gender, clean water and access to education that kids are asking when they play a new free digital game called "Get Water." In the game, a fictional girl Maya in South Asia is pulled out of school by …

Internet takes education to new level: Will universities make the grade?

More and more universities have made a place for the Internet in today's educational offerings, but will universities still have a place in tomorrow's educational environment?<p>"We're about to undergo a tectonic transformation in education," Caltech astrophysicist George Djorgovski, a pioneer in …

A Small Collection of Studies of iPad Use in Education

This week I got the itch to go beyond anecdotal stories about iPads in the classroom and look for some more substantial research and writing on the …

Transitioning to Open Educational Resources

The other end of this transition is moving one's resources to a cloud-based or digital application. Many educators have been compiling curriculum …

12 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow

<b>15 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Ed note: this post has been updated and added-to from a 2013 post</i><p>You love teaching, your love …

23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow

<b>23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The iPad is not magic, and as many educators have found integrating them …

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning

<b>2. FOSTER INQUIRY BY SCAFFOLDING CURIOSITY.</b><br>Teachers always come up to Laufenberg wanting to learn more about her progressive pedagogy -- and they …

50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

<b>50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>While Apple products are known for their integration in classrooms, …

Education Technology

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

Many critics of <b>Twitter</b> believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the <b>education industry</b>. …

What is digital literacy?

Digital literacy is the topic that made the ETMOOC learning space so irresistible to me… I think as educators we spout off about wanting our students …

School Leaders: Guiding Teachers into the Digital Age

I thought about this standard while reading a recent evaluation of an on-demand computer-based professional learning application. That evaluation …

The 50 Best Education Twitter Hashtags--With Meeting Times!

<b>50 Important Education Twitter Hashtags–With Meeting Times!</b><p><i>Note: We are updating this list that is now going on two years old. Please suggest any</i> …

The Miserable Odds of a Poor Student Graduating From College (in 2 Graphs)

Just 29 percent of the poorest students ever enroll, and only 9 percent ever finish.<p>As we frequently like to point out here at <i>The Atlantic</i>, going to college is perhaps the single best financial decision a young adult can make. But there's a catch: you have to graduate. If not, the costs can easily …

The Device Conundrum - 1:1 vs BYOD

<i>Cross-posted at the Huffington Post.</i><p>As we continue to advance in the digital age schools and districts are beginning to re-think pedagogy and …

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …

5 Classic Children's Tales Reinvented for the iPad

As anyone who has seen this video of a 2-year-old using an iPad knows, Apple's famed touchscreen device has proven an intuitive, interactive learning …

Don't Fear Your Kids' Technology Use; Embrace it

<i>Rebecca Levey is a co-founder of KidzVuz.com, a video review site by and for tweens. She writes about technology and education at Beccarama and is a</i> …

The Touch-Screen Generation

Young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. What will it mean for their development?<p>On a chilly day last spring, a few dozen developers of children’s apps for phones and tablets gathered at an old beach resort in Monterey, California, to show off their …

Bookboard Launches App To Encourage Children To Read More By Limiting Their Choices

Bookboard, a subscription service for children’s books, has launched its iPad app, which gives parents and children streaming access to its library of books. Like many kids apps startups, three former Adobe employees, Mike Fitzpatrick, Nigel Pegg, and Fang Chang, founded the company out of personal …

Industrial Age Education Is a Disservice to Students

Both of my parents are educators, and from my travels around the world, there is a clear understanding that we need a major change in how we educate students. The traditional model of education, born in the industrial age with a one-size-fits-all approach, is not meeting the needs of our knowledge …