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New High School in Philadelphia Makes Learning Personal

By Dale Mezzacappa and Allison Welton
on Mar 25, 2015 01:13 PM

Building 21 is one of three innovative high schools started this year designed to transform the educational experience for students. 101 more words

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Connecting the Classroom with the Internet of Things


Max Meyers
Mar 28, 2015

Line up to enter the classroom, then pick up your materials from the table at the front.” “SLANT in your seat—sit up, listen, answer questions, nod, and track the speaker.” “Pass papers to the end of the row.” 109 more words

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Concept-Map Making Tools

A Concept map is a tool that can be used to better have students see and make connections to the concepts being taught in class. There are a variety of online tools that students can use to make their own concept maps. 496 more words

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My Ever Shifting World...

I may not think about it often enough, but just as the ground beneath my feet is always on the move, so too is the world of Educational Technology. 230 more words

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New Science Standards Emphasize Hands-On Learning

Raymond Cree Middle School teacher Nichi Avina has been developing new lesson plans based on the Next Generation Science Standards. SANDEN TOTTEN / KPCC

In 2013, the California State Board of Education… 130 more words

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Elizabeth Forward student creates canoe in high school's digital fabrication lab

March 28, 2015 12:00 AM

Doug Oster/Post-Gazette

Elizabeth Forward senior Tyler Wachs built a canoe in the school’s new FABLab, which allowed him to design the canoe on a computer that then cut the pieces for him. 95 more words

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The Meaning of the Failure of the Online For-Profit Universities

Corinthian Colleges have been forced to close their “doors.”

As I reported in this blog several years ago, the Washington Post Corporation, which had derived between 50% and 60% of its annual profits from its ownership share of Kaplan University quietly sold off its stock just ahead of the formal release of the Harkin Report which signaled the bursting of the online for-profit “bubble.” 550 more words