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Copyright a growing concern in the digital classroom

Recognizing intellectual property rights is increasingly important as digital resources allow educators to mix and match the content they use in the …

Education Technology

The Senate’s push to overrule the FCC on net neutrality now has 50 votes, Democrats say

Fifty senators have endorsed a legislative measure to override the Federal Communications Commission's recent decision to deregulate the broadband industry, top Democrats said Monday.<p>The tally leaves supporters just one Republican vote shy of the 51 required to pass a Senate resolution of …

Net Neutrality

Google starts certificate program to fill empty IT jobs

There are 150,000 open IT jobs in the U.S., and Google wants to make it easier to fill them. Today the company is announcing a certificate program on …

Trump Administration

The 1 tip to help you leave work stress at work - TODAY.com

When you come home from work, it’s often hard to unwind: Your mind may be running over all of those reports you need to file, or worrying about that upcoming review or meeting you need to prepare for.<p>But it’s crucial that you <i>don’t</i> bring that stress home with you. “If you don’t, your adrenals drip …

Collaboration Isn't New, But It Doesn't Mean You're Doing It Right

Many teachers and leaders collaborate. It's not a new word. However, just because they do it doesn't mean they do it right. Here are some things to …

Jaw-Dropping New Video Proves All Disney-Pixar Movies Are Connected

Behold, all of the Pixar "Easter eggs" you've never noticed before.<p>It's well-known that Disney animated films are interconnected. One recent example appears in the new movie <i>Moana</i>, during which the shape-shifting character Maui briefly morphs into Sven from <i>Frozen.</i><p>Now a new video posted to <i>Toy Story's</i> …

Can Edtech Support—and Even Save—Educational Research?

Opinion | Research<p>Can Edtech Support—and Even Save—Educational Research?<p>By Jay Lynch and Nathan Martin     Jan 6, 2017<p>Image Credit: theromb / …

The failure cycle causing a shortage of black male teachers

<b>CHRISTOPHER EMDIN, Columbia University Teachers College:</b><p>So, when “NewsHour” asked me to write and deliver this essay about why there are so few black …

3 Areas Where Having “The Innovator’s Mindset” is Crucial

As I have contended for years, “Innovation” is about mindset, not skill set. How we look at the world, is how we move forward, learn, and create. In …

Pedagogy

Let's Not Kill The Love Of Reading

Kelly Gallagher via Pinterest<br>To all my fellow educators, especially those who are in leadership positions and/or the teachers of reading, literacy, …

10 Questions to Ask Before Installing a New Educational App

By Meg ConlanThis checklist will help teachers select apps that not only improve learning outcomes but also align with school and district technology …

A Look Back: “OECD Report Not An Indictment Of Ed Tech – It’s An Indictment Of Unilateralism & Prof. Development

<b>In February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A</b> …

Too sexy for school? Virginia bill would require 'sexually explicit' books be flagged for parents

Virginia won't be for lovers anymore if the state's Board of Education moves forward with a proposal that would require schools to notify students' parents about "sexually explicit" texts assigned in classes, the Washington Post reports.<p>The Board of Education's proposed rules would force school …

8 Things to Keep in Mind When Executing a Digital Transformation

By Eric SheningerBy following a process, K–12 leaders can be assured they are making the most of education technology.

4 Steps Schools Need To Take To Combat Fake News

Fake news is becoming more sophisticated than the tools to deal with it. Schools can help.<p>Anyone who uses the internet to learn about the world faces a challenge: figuring out who’s behind the information they consume. Since you’re reading this on a screen, try this test. Go to occupytheory.org and …

Are You an Improver or an Innovator? Differentiating EdLeader Roles

Schools go through seasons. Some periods demand an innovation sprint while other periods require a sustained focus on improvement. The question is, …

​Personalizing Professional Development For Teachers, By Teachers

Postsecondary Learning<p>​Personalizing Professional Development For Teachers, By Teachers<p>By Pat Phillips     Jan 4, 2017<p>Ellagrin/ Shutterstock<p>What do …