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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

Innovators worth watching: Ed Leadership SIMS

The Christensen Institute

This is the first installment of a two-part series on innovative forms of educator professional development. Simulations can be a powerful approach for helping educators gain quick iterations of practice and feedback in low stakes settings.

Apex Learning Acquires Youth Digital Project-Based Technology Courses

techlearning

Apex Learning, provider of online learning for secondary education announces the acquisition of Youth Digital’s library of project-based technology courses.

What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

The exercise was part of “Civic Online Reasoning,” a series of news-literacy lessons being developed by Stanford researchers and piloted by teachers at a few dozen schools. Sam Wineburg, Stanford University education professor. Northport, N.Y.,

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the series I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. So enjoy all this educational doom while you can.). National) Education Politics. ” The Fordham Institute’s Michael Petrelli has declared “ The End of Educational Policy.” ” (State and Local) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. Senate ’s education committee on a party-line vote Wednesday advanced the nomination of Carlos Muñiz for general counsel at the Department of Education ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” (State and Local) Education Politics. Via WBEZ : “CPS Secretly Overhauled Special Education At Students’ Expense.” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Bill Would Bar U.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

This is part four of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Way back in 2012, I chose “ The Platforming of Education ” as one of my “Top Ed-Tech Trends.” Are any education technologies, for that matter?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Trump Orders Review of Education Policies to Strengthen Local Control.” ” “ What does Trump’s executive order on education do? ” Via The Washington Post : “ Education Department relaxes financial aid process in the absence of IRS tool.” ” Via Education Week : “ FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Key Net Neutrality Rules.”

South Carolina adopts science video service

eSchool News

Supplementary STEM videos serve to engage students in science learning. The South Carolina State Board of Education approved the adoption with Carolina Biological. The videos anchor a suite of online exercises, quizzes, and other media that support science teaching. “We’ve

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Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

What can we expect in 2016 from the intersection of technology and education? I’m building on previous posts about trends in technology and educational contexts , plus my FTTE report, naturally. Educational technology trends. education and technology future of education

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

It was a powerful gathering of campus leaders and practitioners, organized around a common focus on liberal education. I helped start the conference with a half-day workshop on “How Technology Can Enhance Liberal Education: The State of the Art in 2016.”

20 Free Online Resources to Upgrade Your Studying Process

Educational Technology Guy

Julie is a tutor and a blogger, who features the latest career and educational trends in her articles. At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. Quizlet.com This website gives you study tools that you can use to learn more effectively.

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The 32 million disruptive adult learning opportunity

The Christensen Institute

These two factors are part of what makes the market for helping adults learn basic skills or develop workforce skills so intriguing. Yet, only 11 percent—just shy of 4 million—adults who lack these skills are served by the public and private educational system today. Education Blog

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A little help from our academic friends: Five fine portals for instructional fodder

NeverEndingSearch

How about a few fresh strategies for energizing your information literacy instruction and preparing your secondary learners for their academic experience? CORA’s Teaching Resources tab leads educators to additional portals rich with curriculum and instructional content.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 8th Play is the highest form of research. Albert Einstein The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. Learn more at geo-education.org.

When the Stars Align: A New Constellation of Innovation

Edsurge

Innovation is happening all over higher education today—but it is happening in islands, pockets and clusters. Each of these institutions are home to optimistic changemakers: people who are passionate about supporting engaging, relevant learning experiences that are accessible and affordable to all. learning - learning environments? Or are you including others, say, community college innovators, library professionals or the biggest employers in your region?

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A Unified Approach for Digital Integration

edWeb.net

His participation in a Learning Counsel event led to district recognition for VPS’s systemic leadership. He is currently working with Apple, Instructure, the Friday Institute, Learning Counsel and other organizations to build authentic partnerships to support his district’s work.

Will “school choice on steroids” get a boost under a Trump administration?

The Hechinger Report

Secretary of Education, is giving parents freedom of choice, either to choose charter schools or to use vouchers to buy an education at any school they like, public or private. So far, only a tiny fraction of eligible students have enrolled for online classes.

Different Definitions of Personalized Learning Conflict, Cause Confusion

MindShift

“We couldn’t afford to have an individual teacher for every student, so we developed a way of teaching large groups,” as John Pane, an education researcher at the RAND Corporation, puts it. Personalized learning is the No. Competency-based education.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. See you online! Rivers, Executive Director Online Communities of Practice - Are They Worth it?

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