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The edtech "Ban/Not Ban" Discussion is Misleading

The underlying origin of any edtech “ban/not-ban devices” question out there is the gap between what is taught in elementary and middle school, and what is expected that secondary and post secondary learners ought to know. 250 more words

Education & Learning

Administration Releases “Skinny” Budget; Education Feels the Pinch

The Department of Education (ED) would receive a 14% reduction, impacting both K-12 and higher education programs. Under the President’s plan, ED would receive $59 billion in discretionary funding, a reduction of $9 billion from the amount appropriated in the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Resolution (FY 2017 CR). 349 more words

Higher Ed

Who Represents Me?

Every moldmaker should be knowledgeable of & active in local, state, & national politics. That process starts with knowing who represents you at the local level, state Senate, state House of Representatives, & US House of Representatives. 31 more words

Education

Missouri House Budget Leader Proposes Full Aid for Schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri public K-12 schools would be fully funded next fiscal year under a proposal released Wednesday by House Budget Committee Chairman Scott Fitzpatrick, who also wants to end a tax break for low-income seniors and disabled renters in order to address expected budget holes. 553 more words

News

Visualistan

Perhaps my interest in the infographics on “Common Mythconceptions” led me to Visualistan, which I bookmarked in my Pocket account awhile ago.  The specific infographic I thought might be useful for my students was, … 151 more words

Education

Global Day of Design 2017

Mark your calendar for May 2, 2017, this year’s Global Day of Design.  This project, spearheaded by educators A.J. Juliani and John Spencer, encourages classrooms all around the globe to participate in innovative thinking and creating during one 24-hour period.   234 more words

Education

Beyond The Archetype

I am one of the first batch of Senior High School in the country and one of those whom the government believes to be a catalyst of change and innovation towards an ideal system. 40 more words

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