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Flip your Classroom, Just Store your Favorites , Find Common Core Content, and Share your Lessons “ ClassConnect saves me time building lessons so I can focus on engaging & inspiring my students. Then, start searching for content you can use by the Common Core!

“It’s unfair” special education students lag behind under Common Core in Kentucky

The Hechinger Report

Field Elementary teacher Jessica Rockhold works with Remy Campbell on a smart board in her classroom. But to expect that the Common Core – or any standards – alone will move the needle is overreaching, he said.

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Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Isn’t Facebook a place to share personal information, stay in touch with friends and families, post pictures of weddings and birthdays? They can even create quizzes to assess their learning.

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Happy Holidays & a Look Back on the Best of 2012 from @KleinErin at Kleinspiration

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I get so excited connecting with you all though comments, contests, give-aways, conferences, workshops, webinars, Twitter chats, Linky parties, Facebook groups, Pinterest boards, emails, and more. Thank you all for helping to make 2012 very merry!

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Tipping point: Can Summit put personalized learning over the top?

The Hechinger Report

Indeed, despite the buzz around personalized learning, there’s no simple recipe for success, and the common ingredients — such as adaptive-learning technology and student control over learning — can backfire if poorly implemented.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

Last year, Mark Zuckerberg made headlines when he announced he would donate 99% of his Facebook shares to his philanthropic LLC, the Chan Zuckerberg initiative. In part, their struggles are a result of controversies surrounding the Common Core State Standards, which were supposed to streamline and procurement the development of curriculum and assessment. This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics

eSchool News

About two years ago Houston Independent School District , with its 283 schools and 215,000 students, went in search of an LMS that would help teachers create and use coursework that was both digital and aligned to Texas state standards (Texas pointedly does not use the Common Core).

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2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mancenido (Undergraduate, Bachelor of Elementary Education - Special Education) 2:00am Connecting Education to the Cloud for Digital Citizenship - Chryssanthe Sotiriou, High School EFL Coordinator 3:00am Democratization: Stuctural Change of Regimen and of the Living Experience at Schools - Olek Netzer, Ph.D. Wednesday, November 19th, is day three of the fifth annual Global Education Conference.

The Growing Role of Technology in Personalized Learning

MindShift

I am overwhelmed with joy for my students because I know now they each stand a better chance of being a successful student,” said Regina Trout, who teaches the second-year kindergarteners at Maple Hill Elementary School in Middletown. Last year, the founder of Facebook pledged to donate $45 billion to social causes, one of them personalized learning. For more, check out this story about personalized learning and Common Core by Sarah Garland.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Burton Creating Student ePortfolios by Melissa Green Creative Learning Environments Promote Creative Thinking by Gail Casey Digital Authentic Assessment by Kati Searcy Digital Media Festivals for Elementary Students by Kass Bates Directing the Moral Compass: Teaching Digital Citizenship for Social Justice by Lesley Farmerr Enhancing Teacher Learning Skills Through Free and Open Online Training Sessions by Carla Arena Get Your Students Connected Globally Through Blogging by Paula L.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please consider liking our Learning Revolution Facebook page (it''s not our primary method of communicating or organizing, but we think it will help bring awareness to what we and our partners are doing). ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry. These skills and much more can be applied through Graphite, a free service by Common Sense Media.