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Picting, not Writing, is the Literacy of Today’s Youth

Is a picture really worth 1,000 words? Two interesting observations: In the K–12 classroom, today’s youth spend 90 percent of the time with text-based materials and 10 percent of the time with image-based materials. Outside the K–12 classroom, today’s youth … Continue reading

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Opinion: Technology is a means, not an end

Last month President Obama laid out an ambitious plan to transform the federal government’s relationship with higher education. The president proposes to change how federal student aid is allocated in order to encourage colleges and universities to innovate in reducing … Continue reading

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6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning

In pursuit, the theme of “21st century learning” often surfaces, a popular label that, while perhaps cliche, still seems to be necessary as we iterate learning models, fold in digital media resources, and incorporate constantly changing technology to an already … Continue reading

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