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Special Ed Best Practices Inspire Successful Expanded Learning Time for All Students

We began with a key premise in special ed, that each child is an individual who learns differently. We discovered that this idea applied seamlessly …

Pedagogy

The Haiti School Project Responds To Our Show "It's Hard To Do Good"

The folks over at the Haiti School Project recently sent us this letter in response to our show on their project, Episode 460: It's Hard To Do Good.<p>Two questions were discussed in the podcast that interest us greatly.First, was donated money used effectively and efficiently to help people in …

Google: Reader is dying because smartphone users consume news 'in bits and bites'

When Google made its infamous decision to kill off Google Reader, it didn't offer much in the way of reasoning, saying only that the RSS aggregator's usage was in decline and the company had made a conscious decision to focus on fewer products. That explanation failed to quell a massive backlash …

U.S. Parents Have No Idea What Kids Do Online

How much do parents know about their kids' Internet activity? Not much, according to a new study from McAfee that shows parents really don’t know …

Assessing Student Progress Using Blog-Based Portfolios

<i>Editor’s note: Kathy Cassidy is the author of a new book from Powerful Learning Press,</i> Connected from the Start: Global Learning in the Primary …