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Obama, tech firms to announce software donations to U.S. schools | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is set to announce on Friday that private companies have donated more than $400 million worth of software and software licenses to bring more technology to classrooms.<p>President Barack Obama walks after delivering remarks at Organizing for Action's …

Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy

"[L]iteracy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy we're living in today. Only a few generations ago, it was okay to enter the workforce …

Pedagogy

10 Simple Steps to Exceptional Daily Productivity | Inc.com

No matter what your job, in one way our days are basically the same: We all have the same amount of time at our disposal.<p>That's why how you use your time makes all the difference...whether you're bootstrapping a startup or running a billion-dollar company like Jim Whitehurst, the president and CEO …

Time Management

Why Serious Games Are Not Chocolate-Covered Broccoli

<i>Nightmare: Malaria</i> is part of a growing sector of what are called <b>Serious Games</b>. Unlike simple interactives, games have immediate feedback and require …

Tribeca Film Festival

What's your digital footprint? Take this quiz and find out!

I developed this quiz with members of my personal learning network (found at end of post) to get students thinking about their digital footprint. The …

Florida Teens Jump Out of Limo and Rescue Trapped Passengers

Google Glass: Vision for Future of Learning?

This is a shamelessly promotional video for Google Glass, but it shows the possibilities this tool opens up for learners. Andrew Vanden Heuvel …