This Former Athlete Shoots for 100% in His Classroom and His Company: An Interview with Otus' Chris Hull

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My cofounder Pete Helfers and I would frequently meet in our classrooms talking about how we could improve learning for our students, and what our ideal classroom would be. Janet Rae-Dupree is long-time staff and freelance writer for major national newspapers and magazines. Chris Hull is a busy guy. He teaches 7th grade social studies in Highland Park, Illinois. He also helps run.

Being Negroponte

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It was a delight and a privilege to be invited to meet Nic Negroponte for dinner in the run up to the Learning Technologies Conference. Negroponte established the now legendary MIT Media Lab , and was also founder of Wired Magazine.

School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

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It’s a magazine called “Careers With Code.” ( [link] ). If you go to their website in the Shownotes, you can download a magazine that they have. What’s great about this magazine is they lead with this concept called CS, which stands for computer science, plus X.

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When Students Design Their School: If You Give a Kid a LEGO, He's Going to Ask For.

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The company partnered with the Smithsonian to provide resources and guides to help facilitate the activities. The craft station encouraged students to gather inspiration for their learning spaces from books, magazines, and other print materials.

How to Qualify Online Tutoring Services

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Students can now meet with private tutors, who are maybe from another country, through Skype, Google Hangouts, and other mobile communication applications. Online tutor or homework help companies even have their own website and own application for communication.

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From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

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Once I was speaking in Virginia and some teachers told me I had to meet Pam, that she was a “teacher’s and student’s superintendent.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Five Great Summer Jobs For Teachers That Involve Education

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Rover.com offers a place for pet owners and caregivers to find one another — whether they’re in need of someone to help with pet sitting or dog walking — arrange meet-ups, and figure out payment options once you decide the job is right for you.

The 2013 Highlights from Kleinspiration!

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Because of these experiences, I''ve had the opportunity to meet many of you in person. I love meeting my blog friends at conferences and workshops and meet ups. I hope to meet many more friends over the next year.

Mentoring Minds Wins Four 2018 Academics’ Choice Awards

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With these resources at their fingertips, teachers can spend more time meeting diverse needs in the classroom and less time researching lesson plans. mobile app, toy, book, website, magazine, etc.),

LRP Conferences, LLC Accelerates Growth with Acquisition of Professional Media Group Publications and Events

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District Administration and University Business Magazines plus Leadership Institutes Among Assets Acquired by Global Diversified Media Company. PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL & TRUMBULL, CT – APRIL 30, 2018 – LRP Conferences, LLC a business unit of LRP Publications, a diversified media publishing powerhouse and well-respected frontrunner in the education and human resources markets, today announced the acquisition of education media and conference company, Professional Media Group, LLC.

Luxury private student housing further divides rich and poor on campuses

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A British company called Scape said it is planning to invest $1 billion in private off-campus housing for 2,000 students in Boston, with a goal of eventually expanding that to 20,000. The company has plans to add another 20,000 beds by the fall of 2020.

Google 80/20 Rule Applied to Education - for students too!

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Google engineers are encouraged to take 20 percent of their time to work on something company-related that interests them personally. Last week, I read an article on Converge Magazine''s site entitled "Google''s 80/20 Principle Adopted at New Jersey School". Teachers get two or three 48-minute periods a week to work on what they want to work on, instead of being stuck in meeting''s or duty assignments. Too much time in school is wasted on irrelevant meetings.

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Clusters of black science majors offer a map for future investment

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By not investing in diversity, companies are stifling innovation and growth. But, as Bernard Coleman III wrote in a Forbes magazine op-ed in January, people, especially in Silicon Valley, still ask advocates for diversity to “make a business case” for it.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

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a statistical-services company based in Rockville, Maryland. “It’s Across the country, universities and colleges are dedicating new resources so their respective statistics departments can expand to meet this growing demand.”. Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013.

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Vernier releases free back-to-school resources

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To support this, we are committed to providing stellar service, teacher-based tech support, and useful professional development year round to meet the needs of our customers.”. The Vernier TIL was honored with a Stellar Service Award from Tech & Learning magazine.

Happy Apples: Fun PD Subscription Boxes for Teachers Made By the District

The CoolCatTeacher

They get some books, a student activity, other articles or magazines that meet their needs. So we create a couple of items or links to some articles, or find some magazines that we have articles that match up with their grade level. Now this is not a company you bought this from.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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It’s also looking at the potential changes, said Dr. Gabe Soumakian, CEO and Founder, Sup Du Jour Consulting Group, like what happens when a software or hardware company goes out of business. Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders.

Do You Know These Innovative Women Leaders Who Are Founding Schools and Making History?

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magazine's 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30. Her work founding a leading a company landed her on Inc. magazine’s 30 Entrepreneurs under 30 and in Forbes magazine as one of the country’s top ten most promising women entrepreneurs. The Solar Prep model is built on high-quality instruction and creating a culture to meet the needs of girls. We look forward to meeting even more great leaders—both women and men—as we bring on our newest cohort of school planners this year.

T&L's ISTE 2018 Best of Show Awards

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Awards will be judged and awarded by NewBay Media publications AV Technology, and Tech & Learning magazines. Any company that has a great product to display on the ISTE exhibit floor.

How Middle School Obsessions Can Shape Career Paths.

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I lived in a small town and didn’t know how I was going to meet him. I was driven by the desire to meet the band. I never thought that what I was doing would be considered “techy” or that this passion project could be setting me up for a future career as a computer scientist, software engineer, learning designer, research associate or UX designer—all jobs that I learned about much later in life by reading Careers with Code magazine.

T&L's ISTE 2018 Best of Show Awards

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Awards will be judged and awarded by NewBay Media publications AV Technology, and Tech & Learning magazines. Any company that has a great product to display on the ISTE exhibit floor.

The Today Show's Top Tech Gifts for Women

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Siri makes phone calls, sends messages, schedules meetings, sets reminders, and more. 99 LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer From the award winning educational toy company comes LeapPad, the learning tablet just for kids. I''m loving Thanksgiving break!

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29 Sessions to Watch During This Year's SXSW EDU

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Speakers from Newsela, New Market Venture Partners and Academic Business Advisors open up about how the lightning-fast pace of edtech development requires companies to produce evidence for schools in a shortened time frame. Speakers from NewSchools Venture Fund, FlyTechnista, Flocabulary and New York on Tech will explore how companies and organizations can hire and support diverse candidates. Hear how companies can be smarter about engaging with school leaders.

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What Edtech Can Learn from Theranos

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magazines. The tight networks of specialized experts behind other top biotech companies had opted out. The once high flying company will have to do some major retrenchment to survive. The top performing edtech companies almost always have at least one investor with deep experience operating and investing in the space. I have invested in edtech companies that have failed and it was heartbreaking to let down teachers who depended on us.

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Need to Know: Cybersecurity

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Editor’s Note: Welcome to Future’s third edition of Need to Know, a series exploring complex topics like blockchain, 5G, and artificial intelligence — and how they apply to each industry served by our websites and magazines.

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Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists in Young Scientist Challenge

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Students meet virtually with their mentors, who provide guidance from concept to prototype. 3M is a company rooted in scientific exploration, and the belief that every problem has a solution. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

Bill would keep schools out of students’ social media accounts

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Chris Rothfuss, D-Laramie, co-chairs the task force that voted to recommend the bill during its meeting in Laramie. “You can grab the magazine and there really aren’t any other consequences,” Case said.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 24, 2017 School district to retain IT department | The Sentinel → Several members of the IT department were present at Thursday’s meeting to urge the board not to outsource IT services to a company that proposed to do so. Tagged on: March 23, 2017 Why You Should Care About The Supreme Court Case On Toner Cartridges | Consumerist → Can a company that sold you something use its patent on that product to control how you choose to use after you buy it?

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Hack Education Weekly News

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I wrote “an explainer” of sorts on Thiel and his politics, and I listed the education companies that he’s invested in. Have any ed-tech companies, particularly those funded by Thiel or Zuckerberg or Y Combinator, spoken out about this? Presidential Campaign Politics.

Epson PowerLite L610U Laser Projector Wins Tech & Learning Best of Show Award

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March 30, 2018 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced its PowerLite L610U won a TCEA Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. LONG BEACH, Calif.

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Do black students really need college to get high paying jobs?

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In a 2015 Fortune Magazine survey of nine tech giants – titans like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Google – six of those companies reported that black and Hispanic employees made up less than 10 percent of their representative workforces. Photo of Jonathan Johnson, founder of Rooted School.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Do you know that feeling when you are told your questions about student privacy are unfounded by a representative of a company that earns 86% of its total revenue from advertising? Also, this week, thanks to my invited participation in the National Governors Association regional summit, Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge , I published a new post “ How Should We Address the Cybersecurity Threats Facing K-12 Schools?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 24, 2017 School district to retain IT department | The Sentinel → Several members of the IT department were present at Thursday’s meeting to urge the board not to outsource IT services to a company that proposed to do so. Tagged on: March 23, 2017 Why You Should Care About The Supreme Court Case On Toner Cartridges | Consumerist → Can a company that sold you something use its patent on that product to control how you choose to use after you buy it?

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics: Some Thoughts from ASU+GSV

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I’m also working on a magazine article that’ll come out this fall on education technology and venture capital. VCs often speak of having an “investment thesis” – a strategy for why they fund certain companies. ” Investors go to the event for private meetings. Yes, I went to ASU+GSV – my first time at the event in the event’s nine year history. It was everything y’all said it would be. Truly.

With enrollment sliding, liberal arts colleges struggle to make a case for themselves

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Kenyon College meticulously plots, for prospective students and their parents, the actual job trajectories of graduates from each of its majors in what looks like the route map at the back of an airline magazine. “We Sweet Briar College in Virginia.

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Forget cupcakes and car washes: These high schools are taking a more ambitious look at entrepreneurship

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It’s no secret: today’s high schools aren’t meeting the needs of their students. At Hawken School , a private school in Cleveland, Ohio, students in the entrepreneurship program engage real problems from real companies, later working to identify problems of their own to tackle.

The Business of Education Technology

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Bust or not, companies across the tech sector, particularly those with high “burn rates” , faced tough choices in 2016: “cut costs drastically to become self-sustaining, or seek additional capital on ever-more-onerous terms,” as The WSJ put it – that is, if they were able to raise additional capital at all. The CEO of Safari Books left the company “ amidst massive layoffs.” These companies almost all share the same investors too.

Hack Education Weekly News

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is the new company of Andrew Ng , Coursera’s co-founder.) ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Meet the New Mega-University.” ” Via Education Week : “ FUNecole : Social-Emotional Learning Meets Computer Science and Digital Literacy.” ” From Fast Company : “Amazon’s HQ2 could eliminate 1,500 affordable housing units in NYC.” The online education company has raised $40 million total.

Seventh Grader Aims to Improve Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Using Artificial Intelligence

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Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., -- Rishab Jain Named America’s Top Young Scientist for his Pancreatic Cancer Deep Learning System Invention in the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge -- Silver Spring, Md. and St. Paul, Minn.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Now the company is betting big on both,” says Inside Higher Ed. ” Inside Higher Ed reports that there’s “confusion over distance education rules”: “Colleges seek guidance about looming federal requirement for online colleges to tell students whether academic programs meet licensing requirements in their home states.” Via The New York Times Magazine : “What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn.”