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The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

Why your young students love e-learning

Neo LMS

Social media channels provide the digital alternative for the “traditional” social life and support communication within online communities non-stop. They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter.

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Digitally agile research

Learning with 'e's

It's a book that provides essential reading for all academics in a time where digital, mobile and social media technologies are an increasingly important part of the research equation.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

Interpret differences in shape, center, and spread in the context of the data sets, accounting for possible effects of extreme data points (outliers). It also explores new data from scientists and researchers where standards for measuring SDG targets are still being developed.

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Most likely not, but being inclusive, communicating your plan honestly and effectively, and supporting it with data will give you the best chance for success. For tweens and teens it can also include some time spent on social media.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “With Student Interest Soaring, Berkeley Creates New Data-Sciences Division.” ” The “guru” is Brendan Kealey , formerly with Pearson. ” Social emotional learning ! Via Getting Smart : “Extending Social Emotional Learning into the Home.”

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Hack Education

Via The Independent : “13-year-old girl arrested after contacting clown on social media and asking him to kill her teacher.” Via Edsurge : “ Salesforce Announces Mobile App for Advising at Dreamforce.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Via the Stanford press office : “ Stanford explores case for code of ethics to tackle big data’s deluge in higher ed.” ” Spoiler alert: not enough access to data.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Testing, Testing… Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “British Officials, Pearson Probe Effort to Leak Test Content.” “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Education Politics.

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” Inside Higher Ed takes a closer look at a game called Givling , a mobile trivia app “that promises winners a payout of up to $50,000 on their student loan debt.” Really great investigative work on Department of Education data on school shootings by NPR’s Anya Kamenetz, Alexis Arnold, and Emily Cardinali : “The School Shootings That Weren’t.” ” SEL is “social emotional learning,” of course.

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From the Department of Education press release : “ Federal Commission on School Safety Meeting to Focus on the Effects of Entertainment , Media , Cyberbullying and Social Media on Violence and Student Safety.” All this pseudoscience is, of course, part of the “social emotional learning” hype. ” Ben Williamson on Pearson : “Edu-business as usual – market-making in higher education.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” (Juul is an e-cigarette that markets its product to teens and peddles social emotional learning content.). “ Village Capital ’s ongoing social entrepreneurship programs is like a friendlier – and perhaps more impactful – version of Survivor,” says Edsurge. “ Are Universities Training Socially Minded Programmers? “ Was It Ethical for Dropbox to Share Customer Data with Scientists?

Hack Education Weekly News

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The department says it won’t start the 45-day clock on data challenges from colleges (initially slated to begin today) until ‘later in June.’” City native and rap superstar Fetty Wap released a music video last week for his latest single, ‘Wake Up,’ filmed at Eastside High School, according to social media posts by the rapper. Via The New York Times : “Dreams Stall as CUNY , New York City’s Engine of Mobility, Sputters.”

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“New data, published by the Office for National Statistics and based on recently created exit checks at Britain’s borders, showed just 4,600 overstayed their visa last year. ” Via The Nation : “ Trump’s Border Security May Search Your Social Media by ‘Tone’ ” Via Education Week : “Setback for DACA Supporters Places Program’s Fate Squarely in Trump’s Hands.” (National) Education Politics.