What Students Are Actually Doing Online


Students from around the world reported using their devices for the following activities (time allocation in descending order): Social Media, Schoolwork, Entertainment, Gaming. SOCIAL MEDIA. Curious as to how children are spending their time online? So are we.

How to Use Tech to Help Graduating Students Find Jobs

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If for example, you’re a math teacher, you may refer students struggling to grasp the Pythagorean Theorem to view Khan Academy videos so that they can catch up with the rest of the class. Companies are just as likely to examine social media to learn about you.”.

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10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

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Although this list is specifically being written for a math classroom, the nice thing about Nearpod is that they have a library of lessons that covers other subjects as well like ELA, Science, Social Studies, and even Digital Citizenship. Twitter. Khan Academy.

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9 Great Apps and Websites That Integrate with Google Classroom

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Hundreds of tools, including Newsela , Khan Academy , and CK-12 , integrate their content in this way. For example, teachers can share articles from Newsela, videos from Khan Academy, or activities from CK-12, just like they would on social.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments


20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2


For my notes on Day 1 of this academy, which took place January 15, 2014, click here. District #5 : Kindergarten teachers started class Twitter accounts! Here is Mrs. Cook''s Twitter. Are teachers using Wolfram Alpha, Khan Academy, Think Through Math, etc when principal observes.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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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.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

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Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Social Justice. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Khan Academy. Social Learning, Social Networks. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told. At the end of every year since I founded Hack Education in 2010, I’ve reviewed what I think are the most important and influential trends in education technology.


Hack Education Weekly News

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Khan Academy launches free Official LSAT Prep ,” says the Khan Academy blog. ” Via Motherboard : “ Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13.” If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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It’s taken on multiple meanings too: first used to identify the misinformation that had occurred online surrounding the 2016 election, it was later embraced by President Trump to denigrate and dismiss “the mainstream media.” They struggle with facts about social studies.

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Via Scientific American : “How the FDA Manipulates the Media.” tl;dr: emailing them, holding webinars, using social media. ” Via The Tennessean : “ Belmont University ousted a student Tuesday after he made a social media post using the N-word to describe black NFL football players, who he said needed a ‘bullet in their head.’” Via Buzzfeed : “After Reporting Abuse , Many Twitter Users Hear Silence Or Worse.”

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

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” The University of Northern New Jersey had a website – one with a.edu domain, to boot – as well as several active social media profiles. There was a regularly updated Facebook page, a Twitter account, as well as a LinkedIn profile for its supposed president. By Khan Academy. ” MIT Media Lab explored using the blockchain as part of a new credentialing system. This is part seven of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

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Liberty University students have criticized their school’s president, Jerry Falwell Jr, and his media appearances supporting Trump. ” “San Francisco’s competitive lightsaber academy opens this week,” says BoingBoing. Khan Academy wants to start offering diplomas. Via Techcrunch : “ Workplace by Facebook opens to sell enterprise social networking to the masses.” Presidential Campaign Politics.