Shawn McFarland Burdanowicz

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Are language teachers leading the way with education technology?

From vibrant communities on social media to inventive lessons using video conferencing, <b>Joe Dale</b> explores how languages teachers have embraced technology in the classroom<p>As more and more schools invest in mobile technologies, such as iPads, a common question on language fora is "can anyone recommend …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for American Progress (CAP), …

What is the future of technology in education?

Forget devices, the future of education technology is all about the cloud and anywhere access. In the future, teaching and learning is going to be social, says <b>Matt Britland</b><p>A couple of weeks ago I was asked what I thought the future of technology in education was. It is a really interesting question …

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 …

Gifted and talented education: using technology to engage students

Here we have collated some highlights and links from our recent live chat, in association with IGGY, that explored the role of technology in gifted education. To read the discussion in full, click here.<p><b>Jackie Swift (@jactherat), head of English at a London secondary school, was the G&T co-ordinator</b> …

A City Education: Why Do We Write Off the Things That Matter to Kids?

<i>Through A City Education, City Year corps members share their experiences working as tutors and mentors in schools in hopes of closing the</i> …

Under-30 Honoree, Nic Borg, On Technology Enabled Education

This is the tenth article in the Education Technology Innovation series, and it is fair to say that Nic Borg’s background is unlike any of the other entrepreneurs featured in the series. Like others, he comes from academe, but rather than being a former Stanford professor like Sebastian Thrun or …

Assessing education: have we learnt our lesson?

Over the past two years I have been an active member of the learning metrics taskforce, an initiative convened by Unesco's Institute for Statistics and the Centre for Universal Education at Brookings whose overarching objective was "to create a shift in the global conversation on education from a …

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How to Drink a Cuppa (Tea)

Never mind that tea wasn’t introduced to Britain until the mid-17th century or that coffee actually preceded it to the Scepter’d Isle: The image of an English afternoon tea is practically synonymous with refined British culture.<p>Traditionally served between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., afternoon tea can be a …

Beware in the Bayou: Alligators and Crocodiles Can Climb

<b>You might think of crocodiles lurking in the water or perhaps sunning themselves on a riverbank, but it turns out these toothy reptiles’ domain extends to the upper branches of trees.</b><p>A new study in <i>Herpetology Notes</i> documents the surprisingly common tree-climbing behavior in crocodiles and their …

Area and circumference of circles challenge

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Apple Copyright Complaints Get Android Customization App “Themer” Pulled From Google Play

Themer, the Android customization app from MyColorScreen which last fall raised a half a million in seed funding, has been pulled from the Google Play marketplace following a copyright complaint from Apple in reference to one of the app’s 200-plus available themes. Themer was pulled down on …