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Learnist Refreshes ‘Pinterest For Education’ Site To Add Reading Lists And Improve Board Creation

Pinterest for education startup Learnist wants to provide its users with all the tools needed to create, curate, and share content that can be used to learn a wide variety of subjects. Now, less than a year after launch, it’s refreshed its website to make it easier for users to create and save …

Google Docs Adds-Ons For Students: These 5 Will Help You Write A Paper

Advertisement<p>Word-processing for students has long been the domain of Microsoft Word. The recent release of add-ons is making Google Docs an …

Everything is a Remix Part 1

Taking Action: EdShift Launches to Move Journalism Education Forward

When I do multimedia trainings for college educators with Al Tompkins of the Poynter Institute, we get to a particular point in the arc of the …

Takeaway from Journalism Interactive: Time for Educators to Go Full Bore

It took the Journalism Interactive conference fully three minutes this weekend to grab me by the scruff and inspire me to go all-in on more …

Formative Assessment

Something about that word, Assessment, seems to get extreme responses in one direction or another in higher ed.<p>What I like most about formative …

Lessons/Presentations Worth Viewing

In this TEDed Lesson on Using Video to Reinvent Education, the <i>Think</i> questions start with some basic recall/foundational questions and then build into …

Flipboard As a Textbook Replacement

OK…so let me clarify that title. I honestly think textbooks are on their way out…or at least I hope they are. Really it should read “Flipboard as …