Monthly Archives: October 2013

Common Core Considerations on Edutopia

The State of the Common Core Millions of teachers and thousands of districts in 45 states are currently undergoing a sea change in the way that they teach and assess students. The new Common Core Standards for learning have been … Continue reading

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If you’re not preparing your students to use social media well, you’re not doing your job

Our students are living in a world where more than 90% of employers use social media for recruiting.  If students are not savvy users of social media, they can kill their chance of getting many jobs. In fact 1 in … Continue reading

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24 Unique Maker Education Resources For Teaching & Learning

Read the entire article by Mike Acedo on the Teach Thought at http://www.teachthought.com/learning/24-unique-maker-education-resources-teaching-learning/ Image Credit:  http://www.teachthought.com/learning/24-unique-maker-education-resources-teaching-learning/  

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How 3 Different Generations Use The Internet

The web is filled with videos, social media chatter, and more resources than your brain can handle. Who is putting all that stuff online? According to a new study on internet usage by different generations, all the content on the … Continue reading

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The Many Benefits of Music Education

Very cool infographic from the University of Florida Master of Music Program, posted on Visual.ly Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Funding for research and development of this infographic was provided … Continue reading

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An Early Report Card on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

MOOCs promise to change the face of higher education, one giant classroom at a time. Here’s what they’re doing well—and how they can do better. If the MOOC movement were in college, it would be time for a freshman report … Continue reading

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5 Tech Tools for the Next Generation Science Standards

An education futurist shares his favorite software and hardware to help teach the NGSS. I want to start by saying that, in general, I am not a huge friend of standards. For years I’ve spoken out against standards that turn … Continue reading

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