Sat.Mar 02, 2019

Is Education Entering the ‘Age of Alternatives’?


Has anyone else noticed that some of the new schools being built, including much-celebrated “schools of tomorrow” resemble Google headquarters, as well as each other? Without ignoring that much of what differentiates one school from another takes place below the surface, the desire to make schools look like high-tech office spaces might be just the latest demonstration that education has historically followed and reflected —rather than led—technological, political and economic change.

A Quick Summary Of The Theory Of Learning Curves

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A Quick Summary Of The Theory Of Learning Curves contributed by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education This is number 9 in my series on learning theories. My intention is to work through the alphabet of psychologists and provide a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. In […]. The post A Quick Summary Of The Theory Of Learning Curves appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Models Veteran Teacher


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Marching in Mardi Gras, a New Orleans school that once struggled shows off

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Pamela Prout Foxworth-Carter, queen of the Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale, and a Carver alumna. Advocate Staff photo by Chris Granger. NEW ORLEANS — As soon as Pamela Prout Foxworth-Carter was named queen of the Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale, she was clear on one detail: her grand, beaded queen’s mantle for the krewe’s Carnival parade would be highlighted with two colors: orange and green.

#CUE19 Design Me a Pancake

Teacher Tech

3D Printing Pancakes at CUE Join me in booth #367 at the CUE conference. I will be 3D printing pancakes. Don’t ask, this is what ends up happening when you’re friends with Jon Corippo.) Printing Woes We’ve been practicing printing the CUE logo and other things. My 6 year old is debuting his YouTube channel […]. The post #CUE19 Design Me a Pancake appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

6 Good Photo Annotating Tools

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today’s selection we curated for you some useful apps and web tools to use to add text to pictures and create classroom posters. Students can use these tools for different more

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5 Good Android Apps for History Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you looking for some good Android apps to use in history classes, the suggested titles below are good place to start with. We specifically focused on apps covering world more

Personal and personalised learning

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Marshall Henrie on Wikimedia Commons My keynote speech at the nextEd2019 conference in Lisbon was titled 'Personalising learning in the digital age'. I explored some of the older concepts such as personal learning environments, networked learning and desire lines, before moving on to discuss some of the latest thinking around personal learning.