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5 Ways to Overcome Cognitive Overload

The CoolCatTeacher

Todd: My wife thinks she has a problem with it, but I just say, “Compare this, what you’re doing now as a teacher, and how much complexity there is and what you’re doing, compared to what you were doing when you were 22, and there’s no comparison.”

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Paying to Turn in Homework? ASU Prof's Viral Email Raises Questions About Online Textbook Model

Edsurge

That charge, by Brian Goegan, clearly struck a nerve with students around the country, leading to memes on social media portraying the professor as a hero fighting corrupt university officials, as well as t-shirts with the slogan: “ my homework was more expensive than this t-shirt.”

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The Failure of Fast Education

Edsurge

Editor’s note: This article has been edited from the original post, “ Teach Slower to Teach Better ” and republished with permission. Posting work on social media is a disaster for real problem-solving strategy development, as the echo chamber of “good job!”

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

This is part one of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Last year, I started this series – my annual review of the year in education technology – with an article on wishful thinking. But blaming social media is too easy and too simplistic.

Most Memorable Blogs Posts of the Year – 2016

Reading By Example

Here he writes about the importance of journalism in the era of the 24 hour news cycle and social media. His honest reflections coupled with his prior experience as a journalist makes for an insightful article. He points out the problems in not paying for technology that supports student learning, including the challenge of smaller software companies to produce excellent resources. Casas offers a helpful comparison between morale builders and morale killers.

Infographics in Education with Eileen Lennon

The CoolCatTeacher

So I started with her, creating the social media guidelines for the New York City Department of Education. She writes incredible articles and blog posts, and then she sends me the blog post. What do you think about that comparison?

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Education Technology, Betsy DeVos, and the Innovation Gospel

Hack Education

This is part two of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” I confess: most of my social media networks are focused on education. The reversal of Obama-era policies designed to protect students from predatory for-profits , particularly with a series of decisions about student loans – enough that this warrants its own article in this series. Theranos, the troubled blood-testing company. SoFi, the student loan company.

Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

Hack Education

This graph comes from an article in the online publication Vox that includes a couple of those darling made-to-go-viral videos of young children using “old” technology like rotary phones and portable cassette players – highly clickable, highly sharable stuff.