flickr photo shared by Internet Archive Book Images with no copyright restriction (Flickr Commons) It’s far from pretty and I don’t know how well it’ll play with other courses but... here’s the plugin I used to import a few Blackboard course exports into WordPress. Show More Summary
Here’s your Friday moment of EduZen to think about over the weekend. Your thoughts welcomed. Enjoy! Russel Ackoff: There is no longer the slightest justification for introducing children to the idea that human thought is a collection...Show More Summary
Pre-ISTE Planning: Let us help you get the most from #ISTE2016 On Demand Whether you’re traveling to #ISTE2016 in Denver or watching it from afar, your Tech & Learning team will keep you up to date o..
While the goal of a K–12 education was once high-school graduation, the focus has now shifted to college and career readiness.
Louisiana just passed a law mandating that all students learn cursive in grades 3 through 12. That’s right – all the way through high school. Not computer science. Cursive… Beth Mizell, the state senator who sponsored the bill, said that she wanted people to have a signature. Perhaps she was so busy sealing her scrolls [...]
From the archives, September 14, 2005: What I realized more clearly last night is that for many teachers, the idea of teaching kids to be able to access information and find mentors and communities of practice basically means teaching themselves out of their jobs, at least as they know it. Show More Summary
Shakespeare re-entered my life this week, a couple of decades removed from when I used to teach him in a Brit Lit class at my old high school. My shocking English teacher confession is that I never really enjoyed Shakespeare, both as a student or a teacher. Show More Summary
Yesterday, I noted that much of what we think and do around learning in schools defies common sense. Today, I’m reminded that the kids know it too. In Muscatine, Iowa, over 700 students are participating in a two-week summer program called College for Kids. Show More Summary
Last week I spent a chunk of time talking education with a couple of family members, one of whom is a teacher at a “high performing” district in Connecticut. It was a pretty aimless conversation, but it kept coming back to a certainShow More Summary
flickr photo shared by The National Archives UK with no copyright restriction (Flickr Commons) Suppose you wanted to automate a chunk of your CV creation. Suppose they’d let you do it digitally via Google Docs (if not aspects of this could still work but it wouldn’t be nearly as interesting) and that you’d like to link to the “proof” files. Show More Summary
LEARN.GENETICS This interactive site (with videos, virtual labs, and games) explores different areas of this hot topic in science. It’s updated regularly and features an in-depth section on pigeon br..
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has produced a nationally representative assessment of technology and engineering literacy.
The cloud-based program is easily integrated into the school environment so that everyone can access the program and videos at their convenience.
At the recent Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (TX) conference, Ron Clark, the animated founder of the Ron Clark Academy presented the opening keynote.
After five years and more than 100 honorees, the editors would like to think that this annual list is now officially “a thing.”
Turnitin has opened nominations for its 2016 Global Innovation Awards program, which recognizes educators who demonstrate excellence in supporting student learning and students who show commitment to writing improvement and academic integrity.
Where are all your devices, what’s on them, how are they performing, and who’s using them to do what?
In the summer of 2015, the two middle schools in the Barbers Hill (TX) Independent School District were getting Acer 740 Chromebooks for all of their classrooms.
Making and makerspaces are becoming ever more popular—not only in K–12 education, but also in universities, libraries, and community spaces throughout the country.
What can you do in five minutes that is different? How can 5 minute innovation be useful in education technology?