Education Technology

May 9th Is National Teacher Day – Here Are Related Resources

National Teacher Day is on May 9th in the United States.<p>You might be interested in a very lengthy list, The Best Resources To Learn About World …

Teaching

Purdue taking over for-profit Kaplan chain

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is taking over the for-profit Kaplan University chain in order to expand its reach into online …

Education

Southeastern Hosts Sam Houston State to Open Home Stand

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College & University

Google Classroom now lets anyone school anyone else

Google Classroom is opening up even further: After allowing anyone to join classes last month, expanding the learner side of the equation beyond just those with G Suite for Education accounts, Google is now opening Classroom class creation to anyone with a personal Google account, too.<p>This means …

Education

What Would Happen if Learning Materials Were Available Day One?

« How a Principal-Training Model in Jordan Is Transforming Instruction | Main<p>| No comments<p><b>Mike Hale, Ph.D. VP Education North America</b><p><b>VitalSource</b><p><b>Why</b> …

Education

DC edtech company EverFi has raised another (even more) gigantic round of funding

Georgetown-based edtech company <b>EverFi</b> announced on Wednesday that it has raised $190 million in new funding. This announcement comes approximately …

Education

1776’s Education Lead, ‘Rusty’ Greiff Heads to 2U

For the past two years, Russell Greiff has amassed a portfolio of edtech startups at 1776, an incubator and investment fund based in Washingtion D.C. …

Education

9 Great Search Tools Extensions for Students

April , 2017<br>Chrome browser has a number of interesting educational extensions to enhance your productivity and facilitate your workflow. Over the …

Google Apps

How to Get Started With Zentangle Patterns in the Classroom

Zentangle patterns are unplanned, abstract, black-and-white art made up of beautiful patterns. According to the trademarked Zentangle Method, true …

Students

EFF study: ed-tech is spying on America's kids and not telling them about it

The Electronic Frontier Foundation surveyed hundreds of American kids, teachers and parents about privacy and the "ed-tech" sector, which is filling …

Privacy

KQED

Will Richardson and Bruce Dixon are two longtime education activists and reformers who have become increasingly convinced that the current education …

Education

EdX Launches Professional Certificate Programs

Online education provider edX launched a new line of professional certificate programs Tuesday in fields such as coding, data science and digital …

Education

EverFi Rocks the Edtech Industry With $190 Million Fundraise

EverFi is a rare breed of education technology company that can boast a wide reach. It not only covers the K-12, higher education and corporate …

Education

Students in Washington state and Paris collaborate on app to share untold stories of WWI vets

When marketing expert Tim Fry and history teacher Anthony Rovente teamed up last summer to create a Washington state history app, with the help of …

Education

Make2Learn

Agenda Based on my experiences in public and private education, as well as collegiate level education, I have encountered a lot of discourse on …

3D Printing

Why I'm Post Policy and Pro-Innovation

« Teachers ARE Innovators | Main<p>| No comments<p>The last quarter century of U.S. education was a bet on policy--and it didn’t work. At least not as well …

Education

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

“You Can’t Make Movies Without China.” So states a recent Wall Street Journal report on the tens of billions of dollars that Chinese companies have …

Venture Capital

A Math Strategy: Which One Doesn't Belong?

« A Coaching Strategy: Build Professional Relationships (Video) | Main<p>Ryan Reilly, a 1st grade teacher at White Center Heights Elementary School in …

Education

8 Tips for a Google Expeditions Pilot [infographic]

Pinterest<p>Lessons Learned from a Google Expeditions Pilot<p>Below are 8 Tips for a Google Expeditions Pilot from Heather Kilgore, an Instructional …

Students

What Is ‘Transfer of Learning’ and How Does It Help Students?

3:35<p>Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo shares five ways teachers can help students make connections across subject areas and the world …

Education

Virtual Field Trips for the 21st Century Learner

With an increasing emphasis on integrating 21st century learning skills into the classroom, teachers, schools, and educational organizations are …

Students

Seven Media Literacy Lessons

October is National Information Literacy Awareness Month. While educators always teach their students how to find, access, and evaluate information, …

Media Literacy

Educator Spotlight: Mapping with Household Materials

04/25/2017 · by Meghan Modafferi · in Educator Spotlight, Main. ·<p><b>Ryan Lipford,</b> <i>this week’s Educator of the Week, challenged his students to create three-dimensional maps using data that interested them and household materials as cartography tools. Ryan teaches World Geography and Cultures to 7th</i> …

Education

Most Popular Posts Of The Month

As regular readers know, at the end of each week I share the five most popular posts from the previous seven days.<p>I thought people might find it …

Teaching

Horace Mann Educators Corporation 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by Horace Mann Educators Corporation in conjunction with their 2017 Q1 earnings call.<p>131<p>Click to enlarge

Business

April’s (2017) Best Tweets – Part Three

Every month I make a few short lists highlighting my choices of the best resources I through (and learned from) Twitter, but didn’t necessarily …

Twitter

Program in a Post: Spring Break Challenge Quest

This year during the public school’s spring breaks we decided to try something different: a spring break challenge quest. Instead of having one …

Education

The Hubble Telescope Was Launched On This Day In 1990 – Here Are Related Resources

The Hubble Telescope was launched on this day in 1990.<p>I’ve just updated and revised The Best Sites To Learn About The Hubble Telescope.<p>Today in 1990: …

Astronomy

9 Websites to Find Comics for Teaching and Learning

Comics are great for language learners of all ages. They break up the plot and language into frames. Comics also provide a setting and context for …

Comic Books

Building Choice Into Your Students’ Reading

As more and more teachers are building choice reading time into their daily classroom schedules, making a variety of books available to a diverse …

Education