ISTE 2018: Where I?ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

We’ll also address fake articles, fake photos and fake videos. Booth 2002. Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the companies mentioned have sponsored blog posts or podcast episodes with me in the past including: SMART, Acer, PowerSchool and Bloomz. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. My schedule for the Edtech Event of the Year!

Reflections on 20 Years of Open Content: Lessons from Open Source

Iterating Toward Openness

Confusion over the meaning of the word “free” (e.g., ‘if my company uses programs licensed as free software, does that mean I can’t charge customers?’) ’) was the original fear, uncertainty, and doubt that kept companies from engaging in this work. In 1996 we closed the company and I went to work for Marshall University, where I was completing my undergraduate degree in music, as its first webmaster.


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What’s The Best Proofreading Software For Editing in 2021?

Fractus Learning

I wrote this extensive review article to help others find the right software to “up their writing game” in 2021. In this article, I looked at various grammar checker software and proofreading detection writing tools. I wrote this article to answer these questions.

Why We Should Expand Our OER Advocacy to Commercial Publishers

Iterating Toward Openness

They understood the outsized influence that billion dollar behemoths like Microsoft would continue to have, and knew that the only way the open source model could “win” would be if proprietary software companies adopted it. This was an extremely contentious position to take in the late 1990s, when many “free software” advocates described Microsoft as “the Great Satan” and felt similarly about all companies who produced proprietary software.). Preface.

What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

Can middle-school students spot “native advertising” (ads masquerading as articles) on a crowded news website? The news literacy initiative is based in the Stanford History Education Group that Wineburg founded in 2002 to train teachers how to use primary sources and help students critically evaluate historical claims. Northport, N.Y.,

What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?


That’s what Google dreamed of doing when it embarked on its ambitious book-digitizing project in 2002. Earlier this year, an article in the Atlantic lamented the dismantling of what it called “the greatest humanistic project of our time.” Google’s technological and financial muscle sped up the digitizing process enormously, but the company’s priorities weren’t necessarily those of its library partners.

Help Save PicLits - Wednesday, May 2nd

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

PicLits was conceived by Terry Friedlander in 2002: "I read an article from USA TODAY which talked about the most often searched words and listed in the top ten was writing/poetry. Sixteen years to the day later, Terry signed the papers and sold the company (which had grown to 10 stores).

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In August, 2017, Jennifer became Head of School at Gimnasio Los Caobos, a project-based preK-12 school outside of Bogotá, Colombia, where she also writes articles on education for various Colombian publications. Since 2002 she has led the organization through significant national expansion, reaching nearly 730,000 middle and high school youth and nearly 6,000 educators across 26 states and 12 countries, from offices based in Minneapolis, San Francisco and New York.

Wednesday's "Emergency Remote Teaching & Learning" Mini-Conference - New Sessions Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He then got his Bachelors in Networking and Telecommunication from DeVry University, and while going to school worked for a company that helpe larger organizations relocate and setup new computer systems. She has published articles in Educational Leadership, The Learning Professional, and Phi Delta Kappan. Along the way, he shares what he's learning in books, podcasts, articles, animated videos, and classroom resources.

Living an organized life as a teacher (with Lisa Woodruff)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I’d been in a lot of direct sales companies, and the people who were organized and able to replicate what they were doing with their down line, always made like 10 times what everybody else made. If you want to get organized, there’s a gazillion articles out there about how to do it. The Sunday basket was created in 2002 when I had two babies and I had paper everywhere and couldn’t get anything done.

Peter Thiel and the Future (and Funding) of Education Technology

Hack Education

million – isn’t that significant, I think the timing of the donation is still notable for a number of reasons: Well-known for his libertarian beliefs, Peter Thiel wrote in a 2009 article for the Cato Institute that “Since 1920, the vast increase in welfare beneficiaries and the extension of the franchise to women – two constituencies that are notoriously tough for libertarians – have rendered the notion of ‘capitalist democracy’ into an oxymoron.”

'The Ed-Tech Mafia'

Hack Education

I have published 8 of these end-of-year articles. The phrase “PayPal Mafia” is used to describe the group of PayPal founders and employees who’ve gone on to become some of the most powerful players in Silicon Valley, forming additional technology companies and investment firms and becoming millionaires (and in a couple of cases, billionaires) in the process. PayPal itself was acquired by eBay in 2002. Over the companies that get funded.

How one Mississippi community copes with influx of Hispanic students

The Hechinger Report

Disclaimer: Harrison-Henderson, a former journalist, wrote several articles for The Hechinger Report before she worked for the state.). After graduation, he returned to his home country, where he worked at the Arthur Anderson consulting firm and the Firestone tire company. The company, then known as B.C. So the company shifted its recruitment efforts to Texas, and its thousands of workers from Mexico and Central America.

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. I’ll look more closely at discrimination by design – in software and in algorithms – in the final article in this series.) ” “ How Asian test-prep companies swiftly exposed the brand-new SAT.” ” (More on this in the next article in this series.)

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