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Azlynn Cornish, a special education math teacher at South Bronx Preparatory school in New York City, uses the platform in
Education
Given the accepted premise that learning computer logic such as looping can help develop critical thinking skills, whether applied to computers or not, getting kids immersed in coding early may be really wise. But does it work? Do kids get coding?
Education
Maarit Rossi (@pathstomath) from Finland says her school has partnered with the YLE's (Finnish Broadcasting Company) News
Education
I first entered that circle as the founder and CEO of The Princeton Review. After years of working directly with students
Education
Mundel, S., April 22, 2014. Japanese vs American Music Education. Retrieved from https://prezi.com. In the technology world
Education
When you give students the trust, support, and opportunity to own their learning, they rise to the challenge. In Washington
Education
The ubiquity of knowledge due to digital devices has led many educational theorists and practitioners to wonder whether teachers are even necessary anymore. Can't everyone just look things up?
Tech
In this week's State of the Union address, President Obama challenged Congress and all of us to consider an important, fundamental question: How do we make technology work for us and not against us ?
Tech
Teachers work hard. Sure they get the summers off but they can put in 12 to 14 hour days during the school year. How can
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A trailblazing educational technology initiative backed by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and the World Bank was stopped in its tracks.
Education
Here are four models for free* distribution that may be convincing enough to win a district's' confidence and, ultimately, adoption of your product.
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The Mechanical Engineering Club's first project was simple electrical board game. I challenged my students to create a game that lights up a bulb when a match is made between two items in the game (for example, an organ in the human body and its name). To accomplish this, each student had to both research the topic he'd chosen for his game, and figure out the necessary mechanics. As they worked, I discovered that my students were motivated to learn more engineering terms than were required -- current and voltage, electrons and electrical loads.
Education
Let me tell you what my friends and I really think about technology in the classroom. Some of it's great, but for those ed tech enthusiasts out there, well, hold on, because the truth may hurt.
Business
Some can't relax unless they know there are no fires burning at work, so they check email surreptitiously while their travel companions are planning the day's excursion. Not me, not anymore.
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As we all know, kids don't sit in corporate boardrooms and don't have the votes or economic power to make their voices heard. Yet, their success in life is absolutely essential to our nation's future. And when we stand up for all kids, we stand up for the best interests of our own kids
Education
There's no end to what we can achieve if we all start sharing, working, and learning together, to help prepare our students for a future that is ever changing. I, for one, can't wait to see what we'll come up with next -- together!
Education
California has a long, well-deserved reputation as a center for public policy innovation. Now, California is driving the national discussion in another important policy area, as President Obama showed this week -- protecting the privacy of our students.
Education
Is everyone chasing their own version of two points? If so, how old were you when you identified yours?
Education
In the 21st century, it's hard to imagine a corporate world where only one-third of businesses could access high-speed Internet and the rest were relegated to dial-up speeds. Yet that's essentially the reality for our nation's schools.