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Social Networking In Schools: Educators Debate The Merits Of Technology In Classrooms

In this digital world, opportunities for education are available like never before. Though teachers using online tools are empowering students take part in their education, they may also expose them to inappropriate material, sexual predators, and bullying and harassment by peers.<p>Teachers who are …

Teaching with Technology

As we race toward the a new school year, I am excited to begin my flipped classroom journey. Excited...and a little apprehensive. Why apprehensive …

How is technology transforming the role of teachers?

<b>Guardian Teacher Network</b><p>Moving beyond the well-worn debate about the potential of technology in the classroom, this week the Guardian Teacher Network is running a special series to explore how technology is transforming the role of a teacher.<p>For starters, <b>head of ICT Mike Britland</b> will examine how …

How to Use Technology in Education

Just remember how the book revolutionized teaching.<p>It’s hard to talk about schools today without talking about technology. Enthusiasts celebrate the …

Education Technology

Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers?

The third episode of the BBC Radio 4 series, My Teacher is an App, offered a provocative glimpse into the ways that technology is now being used to meet current educational needs. I attended the debate at The Great Hall of King's College London, where a respected panel and an energetic audience …

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Technologies in Education 2014

Technologies in Education Forum<p>September 11, 2014<br>Washington, DC<p>It's a common lament: with teachers guided by strict standards and students becoming rapidly disengaged, the American school system is struggling. The solution? Many in the education community point to a host of creative new …

New Technology Is Turning Education Upside Down

What was once the privilege of a few has become a middle-class entitlement, thanks mainly to government support. Some 3.5m Americans and 5m Europeans will graduate this summer.<p>In the emerging world universities are booming: China has added nearly 30m places in 20 years. Yet the business has changed …

Higher Education

Five ways colleges can use digital technology to improve communication

<b>Marketing and promotion:</b> Digital marketing is an essential tool for colleges when it comes to attracting students. A strongly branded website that is easy to navigate is crucial; it is often the first impression a prospective student will have of your college.<p>Social media campaigns on platforms …

Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 5: Staff Input

Host a Digital "Back to School Teacher Night"<p>Instead of just sending out a welcome back email to your staff, think about hosting a Google Chat or …

28 Things I Want Girls to Know...

Last fall at Laurel's School's Center for Research on Girls Symposium, Carol Gilligan, who did important work on behalf of all girls at Laurel in the late '80s, returned to our school and challenged us to consider what is important for girls to know. Since then I, headmistress of Laurel and mother …

6 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Technology Integration - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - EdTech, education apps

When integrating technology into the classroom, it is easy to believe that all that is required is Wifi access and a Symbaloo page full of websites …

Teachers as Web Developers: Making Cross-Curricular Instruction More Efficient

Complete Coverage<p>We live in a world where efficiency is key, and we have become increasingly more dependent on technology to multitask. We create …

45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators

<b>45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators</b><p>Imagine a world where digital learning platforms help adult learners succeed through college completion; …

Debate: In An Online World, Are Brick And Mortar Colleges Obsolete?

Online degree programs are proliferating – and many cost a fraction of the price of a traditional, on-campus degree. Massive Open Online Courses, known as MOOCS, are also catching on in the U.S. and around the world.<p>In a society that conducts more and more work and play online, these online …

How Do I Get a PLN? | Edutopia

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Do You Talk Too Much in Class?

Do you talk a lot in social circles? Sometimes when we get nervous we talk a lot.<p>Or...do you consider yourself more of a wallflower and don't talk …

The Women Who Have It All

There are a thousand seemingly obvious contradictions we throw at girls and women every day. We ask our daughters to shatter glass ceilings and dream big in the same breath that we caution them to be polite and respectful and not too aggressive. We fill their lives with princesses and play kitchens …

“Not Interested in Being #1:” Shanghai May Ditch PISA

“Not interested in #1 on International Tests, Focusing on Reducing Academic Burden: Shanghai May Drop Out of PISA” is the headline of a story in</i> …