Monthly Archives: August 2015

Online Case Studies Highlighting the Implementation of OER in Schools

SETDA Publishes Open Educational Resources in Action: Implementation Case Studies  August 26, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial digital learning leaders, recently published OER in Action: Implementation Highlights (http://oerstudies.setda.org), a series of case … Continue reading

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High Quality Professional Development, Collective Wisdom, Teaching, and Learning

Chris Lehmann, the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy, maintains a website and blog at http://www.PracticalTheory.org.  As we approach the start of the new school year, his thoughts on professional development and collective wisdom are important ideas for teachers, … Continue reading

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What’s exciting about teaching and learning?

The National Science Foundation is an organization that supports learning in a wide range of areas. NSF is tapping into our robust student and teacher community, and give everyone a chance to share our excitement for learning. They would like … Continue reading

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Measuring America’s Broadband Wants You!

Together, the FCC and SamKnows aim to provide America with reliable and accurate statistics of broadband performance. Volunteers will receive a purpose-built broadband measurement unit which can be plugged into the existing modem/router. This is called the SamKnows Whitebox. If … Continue reading

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14 Social Media Tips for Teachers

The Do’s and Don’ts for Teachers on Social Media eLearning Infographics  http://elearninginfographics.com/dos-donts-teachers-social-media-infographic/

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The 13 Things Parents and Teachers Must Talk About

Nothing changes you like perspective. As young teachers, we often do so many things wrong. As parents, we also do things wrong but we have a different perspective and a different role to play. In the end, when it comes to any student, … Continue reading

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Leveraging Open Education Resources to Improve Learning Outcomes

To personalize learning, educators across the nation are developing and using open education resources in K-12 education.  Flexible, editable, changeable. These are words not typically associated with K12 educational materials. However, with shifts in the development, access and implementation of … Continue reading

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FCC Program Will Expand Broadband Access Across New Hampshire

Over 13,000 residents and businesses across New Hampshire will get broadband service for the first time as part of an FCC program to expand access across the country. The FCC, through its Connect America Fund, is giving more than $4 … Continue reading

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7 Education Disruptors that Are Making Learning More Fun

With each presidency come new reforms and initiatives aimed at enhancing education. The new policies, programs, and funding lay the foundation for various innovations and trends to build momentum and transform the way we teach and learn. Before you go … Continue reading

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Clarification on the New Hampshire Student Privacy Law (HB 520)

In many of your school communities, there may be some chatter about the use of cloud based services like Google Apps for Education in our schools. There may be some misconceptions that schools will no longer be able to use … Continue reading

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