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You're bringing whiteboard markers to a gun fight

I’ve talked about this in the past. Both the positive impact of technology on learning and the ability of tech to create distracted students who have difficulty thinking deeply. 914 more words


How To Learn Absolutely Anything

In this article and video from Khan Academy‘s founder, Salman Khan, he explains why he will never tell his 5-year-old son he is smart. Khan’s article expounds on the research of… 128 more words


OECD Report: Education at a Glance 2014

  By Kim Jones, CEO, Curriki

The OECD report “Education at a Glance 2014″ was released on 9 September 2014.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has 34 member countries, and they included data from 10 additional countries in this report. 252 more words

Open Source Education

7 ways to use Google Classroom

I’m starting to sense a bit of a mancrush between Google Classroom and myself. It just seems really easy to use and I’m loving how it can start to change how we communicate with kids, assign work, start conversation, share resources. 614 more words


Making Library-Classroom Connections

Last week, I attended my daughter’s open house. She just started middle school (6th grade). As we went through and met her teachers, I began to wonder how research skills fit into the curriculum. 758 more words

Information Literacy

3 ways to use artifacts in the social studies classroom (and build literacy skills)

It’s day one of our Social Studies PLC and I am pumped. It’s always a great time and I’m always learning something new. The core members of the group are from the Century of Progress Teaching American History grant project but in the last year, we’ve added a ton of new people. 629 more words