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Wordles

Where I am now wordle Where I want to be wordle

This was interesting playing with what text I entered and how much it made sense at the end. 77 more words

Skype Translator

Skype recently previewed Skype Translator in two elementary schools–one in Washington and one in Mexico City.  Using this service, students are able to speak in their native language to students across town or across the globe; their words are translated and then spoken in the receiving students’ language.   34 more words

Literacy

Learning English Audio Project

The British Council has begun a project to distribute 500 solar powered mp3 players with English language learning materials into teacher training colleges and schools across Ethiopia. 101 more words

Ednastics

TeachMate365, A Platform For Special Needs Educators, Launches With $3M In Funding

Organizing special needs education is often complicated because teachers have to juggle learning materials for students with different requirements. TeachMate365, a new cloud-based teaching platform developed by education technology startup SpecialNeedsWare and Boston Children’s Hospital, wants to make it easier for educators, therapists, and parents to collaborate so kids get the help they need. 724 more words

TC

Solving Problems Smartly Is Hard

…and it’s harder if you’re stupid.

In Jim Gee’s The Anti-Education Era, we learn about what makes people ‘stupid’ – not a perjorative, but an honest foil to what we might consider ‘smart’.  159 more words

Ed Tech

Superheroes at Burlington Public Schools

Batman has always been my favorite superhero for the sheer fact that he does not have super powers. He taught everyone that you do not need to fly in from another planet or be bitten by a spider to help people. 438 more words

Technology Education

From knowledgeable to knowledge-able

Just watched Michael Wesch’s Ted x talk and I thought It was really interesting that he says Media are not just tools they shape what can be said, who can say it, who can hear it and how it can be said.   164 more words