Monthly Archives: March 2014

Beyond the hype: How ed-tech can really impact student success

I recently read the Horizon Report – an annual review of trends in education and, technology – and was struck by how some of the promises made by the ed-tech industry were right on target. Others, of course, were off … Continue reading

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Changing the Teaching of History, One Byte at a Time

In October 2010, a fourth grader returned from school and set her history book on the table. Flipping through Our Virginia: Past and Present, a book approved by Virginia’s State Department of Education, her mother came across a sentence that … Continue reading

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Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement

Live, Interactive Webcast on April 10, 2014 11:00 – 11:30 am EDT and 1:00 – 1:30 pm EDT Use Project C, Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement, to engage your students in the study of today’s civil rights issues! … Continue reading

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Managed Instruction or Digital Learning?

A former governor and an ed school dean met in a bar…they discussed the seeming incompatibility of digital learning with differentiated instruction and the scripted curricula mandated by many school districts. It’s easy to say that managed instruction is old … Continue reading

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Field-Testing Set to Begin on Common-Core Exams

Next week marks a major milestone in an assessment project of unprecedented scope: the start of field-testing season for new, shared tests of a common set of academic standards. Between March 24 and June 6, more than 4 million students … Continue reading

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Bio-Optical Organized Knowledge

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Research Study on Hands on Learning Seeks Data

The Foundation for Technology and Engineering Education (FTEE) – Dugger/Gerrish Endowment, in partnership with the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) has commissioned a study to determine to what extent students in United States public schools practice “doing” in … Continue reading

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Online Discussion Tips Infographic

Via: anethicalisland.wordpress.com Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics At the Online Discussion Tips Infographic you will find 15 Tips for Facilitation Online Discussion plus 11 Prompts to Stimulate Conversation. 15 Tips For Facilitating Online Discussion Start reading posts early … Continue reading

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Governor Hassan’s Comments on the NH/ESRI Partnership

The National Governors Association (NGA) recently honored Esri with its annual Public-Private Partnership Award during the opening session of the 2014 NGA Winter Meeting last February. The award, in its eighth year, recognizes NGA Corporate Fellow companies that have partnered … Continue reading

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Pointless Presentations Profusely Permeate Profession

Power Pointless a Google Presentation Digital slide shows are the scourge of higher education. This clever diatribe against digital slideshows harnesses the medium to show how it is misused in higher ed. As you page through the slides, will you … Continue reading

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