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Online Education Jobs = Be Your Own Boss

Online education jobs are performed by over 50,000 teachers in the US. That is a lot of people!<p>These particular jobs come with many advantages and a …

The Right & Wrong Way To Use Technology For Learning

So much in learning is subjective, which makes sense because so much in life itself is also subjective, and we learn in order to live. So it’s …

Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

The Teacher’s Guide to Twitter via Edudemic: This is a great guide from Edudemic for all teachers -- both the experienced tweeters and those new to …

Ten things about computer use in schools that you don't want to hear (but I'll say them anyway)

At an event last year in Uruguay for policymakers from around the world, a few experts who have worked in the field of technology use in education …

Are Your Students Digitally Literate? 10 Resources

<i>A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. ~ Robert S McNamara</i><p>Our learners live in a connected …

Thinking Outside the Box

Daily life offers many opportunities to think outside the box. On board a jet plane, the flight attendant instructs, "Look for the nearest exit and keep in mind it may be behind you." Transforming pantry odds and ends into a gourmet meal is another example.<p>The other day, I was searching for #8 …

Tablets out, imagination in: the schools that shun technology

Parents working in Silicon Valley are sending their children to a school where there’s not a computer in sight – and they’re not alone<p>In the heart of Silicon Valley is a nine-classroom school where employees of tech giants Google, Apple and Yahoo send their children. But despite its location in …

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Education vs. Technology

Over the coming few weeks I plan to share my thoughts on the key differentiators in this sector and the spectrum of opportunities that the Ed Tech …

Does Tech Mean the End of Teaching As We Know It?

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Student gets top marks for 'perfect' answer to critical thinking question

You don’t always get what you want in life<p>A young student with a strong sense of realism has won plaudits online for a brilliant answer to a question on critical thinking.<p>“Suppose you want to build a house on this land and still protect its natural resources. What could you do? How would it protect …