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Education Technology and the Promise of 'Free' and 'Open'

Shared by Tim Monreal

hackeducation.com - This is part four of my annual review of the year in ed-tech Remember 2012, “The Year of the MOOC?” Remember in 2012 when Udacity co-founder Sebastian Thrun predicted that in fifty years, “there wi...

Not all children are born equal...

tes.com - Once again, there were four of us patrolling the corridors looking for Aaron: two members of senior management, our principal teacher of pupil support and one learning support teacher. The police w...

Jamestown Bitmoji Project with @MatthewFarber - Teacher Tech

alicekeeler.com - Matthew Farber (author of “Gamify Your Classroom“) shared with me a project his student did using Bitmoji’s to represent the story of Jamestown. This project hits many of the things I value: This i...

Explore Like a Pirate: Gamification Tips and Strategies with @MrMatera | #XPLAP · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyJeffrey Bradbury

teachercast.net - In his new book, Explore Like a Pirate, author and educator Michael Matera helps us unlock our curriculum and engage our students by providing an amazing framework in which we can Gamify our classr...

#SSTLAP

Shared by Joe Schmidt

timetravelingteach.weebly.com - Attack of the Sitting Dead I attended a session by Steve Dembo and Adam Bellow at ISTE called Attack of the Sitting Dead.  They discussed the day in the life of students.  What do you think that mi...

Innovate My School - Voices from the Classroom: Russel Tarr, International School Of Toulouse

innovatemyschool.com - The truth? A lack of any brighter ideas. After completing my degree at Oxford, I took a year out to work as a barman in various places around Germany, then returned to do a PGCE in Birmingham to ke...

Schools | State of EdTech | EdSurge

edsurge.com - In the foothills of Alabama's Appalachian Mountains, leaders of the Piedmont City School District were rightfully proud that their schools had consistently met their AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) ...

Discovering the True Magic of Code #hourofcode ##CSEdWeek

Shared by Jerry Swiatek

jerryswiatek.com - For the past couple of weeks, my high school Computer Science students have been dabbling in code. They’ve been experiencing the ups, the downs and the frustrations of computer programming. They so...

Interview with Laura Bradley

Shared by Peter Paccone

medium.com - On December 6, 2016, I interviewed Laura Bradley via email. Laura Bradley has been teaching middle school English in Sonoma County, California since 1988. She also teaches digital design and broadc...

White flight is creating a separate and unequal system of higher education

Shared by Rob Townsend

washingtonpost.com - Anthony P. Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. (T.J. Kirkpatrick Photography) Anthony P. Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center ...

Don’t Leave Learning Up to Chance: Framing and Reflection

Shared by Leigh Smith

ww2.kqed.org - Jackie Gerstein is an experienced educator who has been working as a classroom teacher and pre-service teacher trainer for years. With a background in experiential learning, Gerstein is excited abo...

The Ethic of Care Is Hard

Shared by Mike

practicaltheory.org - Whenever any of us at SLA talk about our school, the ethic of care quickly comes to the forefront of what we talk about. At its root, the ethic of care is the idea that we care for our students, no...

Why teaching?

lifethroughacriticallens.blogspot.com - I've been very fortunate over the past few weeks to have been involved in interviewing potential PGCE candidates. The first question they are asked is 'why teaching?'. I like the simplicity of this...

Centenary University

Shared by Kevin Cullen

centenaryuniversity.edu - Hackettstown, N.J., December 5, 2016 – A Centenary University 2015 alumna has made it her mission to share her teaching insight with other educators regarding methods to boost the self-confidence o...

Never Hold a Learner Back Based on What You Don’t Know

Shared by Allison K.

georgecouros.ca - Going through university to become a teacher, my goal was to become a kindergarten teacher.  This was what I trained for and it is what I wanted to do.  Before I was even done university, I had an ...

A School That's Recruiting Alumni to Be Teachers

theatlantic.com - LOS ANGELES—When students at one California charter network graduate from high school, they get more than just a diploma. They’re offered a job, too. “We need people who look like we do, who come f...

Where Students Get Two Years of College in High School for Free

Shared by Rob Townsend

theatlantic.com - BALTIMORE—In the last few years, hundreds of schools across the United States have endorsed the idea that giving teens access to college classes while they’re still in the relative cocoon of high s...

Bogus History’s 7 Warning Signs

Shared by Ed Darrell

timpanogos.wordpress.com - Many people get suckered in by false accounts of history. It is often not their fault — they don’t have the background to pick up on the falsehoods, which are often rather obscure; and partly, it’s...

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I teach High School Social Studies in Western New York. History nerd and tech geek. This is me, not my employer.

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