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Video Story Problem – The Last Bookstore

If you ever find yourself in downtown Los Angeles, you owe it to yourself to visit The Last Bookstore. It’s an amazing space filled with a labyrinth of books housed in an old bank building; the kind with the big metal vault doors, high ceilings, and a mezzanine gallery high above the main lobby of […]

MIDAS Data Analytics System

The MIDAS Data Analytics System, which saves and presents data in one place, is the kind of innovative product that many districts have been seeking.

What We Get Wrong About Smartphones in Schools

Reading thousands of articles about schools and education and learning over the past decades as honed what I’ll call a “what they really mean” responder in my head. It’s the little piece of brain software that triggers every time I come...Show More Summary

PBS LearningMedia: The Abolitionist Map of America

Using an interactive map populated with over 1,000 unique historical photographs, archival materials and video clips pinned to locations, explore the diverse stories of the many people involved in one of the most important civil rights crusades in America in the 19th century.

Weekly Web Harvest for 2016-04-24

The Lost Wanderers — Anthropology and Algorithms — Medium Neurath condemns the third wanderer for his “pseudo-rationalist” pretensions: in the interest of appearing rational, he has forced a conclusion out of insufficient evidence “on...Show More Summary

NEW RULES TO MAKE BROADBAND MORE AFFORDABLE

The FCC has modernized and reformed its Lifeline program to help low-income consumers afford Internet access.

CLASS TECH TIPS

Personalized Literacy Support with Clicker 7 In this word-processing space with speech support, a word predictor, and a painting program, as well as word banks and activities, students can also organize text and images and create concept maps.

DIGITAL EQUITY: “A MORAL IMPERATIVE”: PART 2

Connectivity is part of the fiber of our lives and most of us can’t imagine what we did before we had 24/7 access, much less what it must be like for the 60 million Americans without home Internet access.

THE NEXT DIMENSION: VR & AR IN SCHOOLS

Virtual Reality (VR) and its second-cousin-once-removed, augmented reality (AR), are coming to schools near you. And teachers can’t say enough positive things about the experiences their students are having with this new technology.

FROM PASSIVE TO ACTIVE: CREATIVE DISPLAYS IN THE CLASSROOM

With a mix of whiteboards and projectors distributed unevenly throughout its five schools, Peters Township (PA) School District knew it needed to update and establish equitable learning opportunities for all students.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

Sergeant Laboratories announced that its “Penalty Box” for educational filtering is now included with AristotleInsight::K12.

The One Required Outcome for Schools

A “Moment of EduZen” to contemplate this weekend. Seymour Sarason: In educating our youth, what do we owe them? We want them to acquire knowledge and skills, but that is not enough. We want them to be prepared for the world of work, but that is not enough. We want them to graduate from our […] The post The One Required Outcome for Schools appeared first on Will Richardson.

14 Steps to Making a Successful EdTech Purchase

The use of technology in schools has increased so rapidly that many education leaders today do not have first-hand experiences to draw from as they work with their teachers to integrate the latest te..

A District Shares Best Practices for Mobile Device Management

A District Shares Best Practices for Mobile Device Management Event status: Not started ( Register ) Date and time: Thursday, April 28, 2016 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Change..

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