Education Technology

How a Coding Bootcamp Led Me to My Dream Job

I was definitely able to hit the ground running.<p><i>After you graduated from coding bootcamp how long did it take you to get a job and what was your starting salary? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the …

Employment

4 Resources to Help Define the Role of EdTech Coaches • Talk Tech With Me

<b>Future Ready Instructional Coaches Framework</b> is a part of Future Ready Schools and my new favorite resource for defining the role of an edtech coach. …

Define

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

<b>Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites</b><b><br>The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents.</b><b> <br>Over 20,000 relevant links personally</b> …

Education

After My Husband's Death, I'm Learning To Steward The Light He Left Us

When you lose someone, you go through a lot of metaphors. Our vocabulary falters in the face of death.<p>Today is the two-year anniversary of the death …

U.S. Politics

Falcon not hunting for love from home nation

The former PNG Hunters star will meet his old team in the Intrust Super Cup grand final, in what is expected to be a thrilling showdown at Suncorp …

Australian News

Edtech CEOs Seek to Change the ‘Adversarial Narrative’ With Public School Teachers

Edtech Business<p>Edtech CEOs Seek to Change the ‘Adversarial Narrative’ With Public School Teachers<p>By Jenny Abamu     Sep 18, 2017<p>BMO Capital Markets …

Education

Higher Ed Tech Helping Students Stay Ahead of Debt

Most college students spend their time partying and attending an occasional class, but Charlie Javice was already running her own non-profit. Fast …

Students

Collaboratively Create Video Playlists

There is a lot of great educational content on YouTube. The challenge that many teachers and students have is finding and keeping track of it all. …

eLearning

How Can #EdTech Impact On Your Classroom And School? via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 2 minutes.<p>How can education-technology impact on your classroom and school?<p>This October sees the launch of the EduTech Show at Olympia; …

Education

Random Name Picker

Random Name Picker is a free tool from Classtools.net. This game can be used to select students for class discussions, presentations, or group …

eLearning

What’s the Difference Between Engineering at a Tech Company Versus a School?

Community<p>What’s the Difference Between Engineering at a Tech Company Versus a School?<p>By Ranjani Sundaresan     Sep 16, 2017<p>Monkey Business Images / …

San Francisco Bay Area

Valuing and Enjoying the Process of Learning - BAM! Radio Network

As educators, we have all encountered colleagues bemoaning the rise of fidget spinners, whether in-person, on blogs, or on social media. For some p …

Teaching

Chainsaw-Wielding Nun Had to Google Instructions Because She Forgot How to Turn it On

One of the most uplifting viral stories coming out of Hurricane Irma stemmed from the Miami-Dade Police Department tweeting a video clip of someone …

M-learning

How artificial intelligence is transforming learning

In an increasingly polarized country, we all share one thing in common: everyone has taken a standardized test. Whether it was the SAT, ACT, GMAT, …

Education

Hurricane Harvey Shuttered Her School, But Not Her Teaching

« Districts Using Social Media, Digital Tools to Keep Education Afloat After Hurricanes | Main<p>Shanna Lumpkin was getting ready to start the school …

Hurricane Harvey

Challenging harmful stereotypes about edtech

If you follow the popular press, you might have noticed the recent New York Times series by technology reporter Natasha Singer aimed to shed light on …

Education

I Was Forced to Fight, Now I'm Learning to Cry

Black boys have to bury their emotions as they face off against racism and chase machismo.<p>I didn't cry when Trayvon Martin was killed. I wrote about his slaying a lot, sure—spent hours chronicling who he was and how he died and why his killer would get away with it. But I never wept. I didn't cry …

Feminism

Funding Education Technology for Students with Disabilities

From small, rural districts to the largest city schools, technology has revolutionized education for students with disabilities. Educators often face …

Education

Hack Education: Inequality, 'Brand Ambassadors,' and the Business of Selling (to) Classrooms

The Evergreen School District in Washington has told its teachers to stop using Donors Choose to raise money for classroom supplies and projects. …

Education

18 edtech developments set to impact schools

Coding as a literacy and the rise of STEAM learning are two key trends driving K-12 technology adoption for the next 1-2 years, according to the …

K-12

Massachusetts districts now trade notes on best paths to personalized learning

Blended learning was the gateway to personalized learning in the Natick Public Schools, about 20 miles west of Boston. The district made sure each …

Learning

Have Coding Bootcamps Nearly Tapped Out the Market?

LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images<p><i>Why are many boot camps failing as of 2017? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Zach Sims, cofounder and CEO of Codecademy, on Quora:</b><p>This year we’ve seen a lot …

eLearning

Dalvin Cook lays his own claim to No. 1 running back for Vikings

His strong play kept other backs mainly on the bench.

Adrian Peterson

50 Educator Twitter Accounts Worth Following

Education is a constantly evolving organism, with individual humans and institutions making up the cells and organs that keep it running. Some are …

Education

Districts Using Social Media, Digital Tools to Keep Education Afloat After Hurricanes

« The NY Times Tackled Teachers and Ed Tech. Social Media Responded. | Main<p>Even though her home lacked power after Hurricane Irma swept through her …

Education

Don't Spend A Penny On Education Technology Until This Is Clear

<b>Don’t Spend A Penny On Education Technology Until This Is Clear</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>More than five years ago in February of 2012, a local Swedish <b>newspaper</b> …

Education

Monitor Classroom Noise - Bouncyballs.org

• Use this website as a fun way to monitor classroom noise levels!<br>• Show this website with the use of a projector to your students as they are …

Education

Simple Ways to Improve Your Videos

Thanks to mobile phones and a constantly improving cloud infrastructure it is easier than ever to create a video. There are many ways that we can use …

Education

The Baby No Fly Zone is all grown up: How Justin Simmons, Will Parks made the jump.

Reality had yet to fully set in but 72 hours after learning he’d be the starting strong safety for the Denver Broncos, Justin Simmons stood before …

Denver

Meet the MIT Media Lab Learning Fellows

Welcoming three LEGO Papert Fellows and six Learning Innovation Fellows to our new cohort<p><b>The ML Learning Initiative is excited to announce the</b> …

Learning