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Who Decides What is Taught in Our Schools?

Who Decides What is Taught in Our Schools? | digital divide information | Scoop.it
The fundamental question that has been presented to all of us through the Common Core process is this one: Who decides what is taught in our schools?

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Can a School's Tech Program Take a Rural Town out of Poverty?

Can a School's Tech Program Take a Rural Town out of Poverty? | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Across the country, 70 percent of schools lack a high-speed Internet connection.
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As U.S. test scores lag, study shows violence, poverty, teen pregnancy are high

As U.S. test scores lag, study shows violence, poverty, teen pregnancy are high | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Compared to other industrial nations, U.S. leads in some categories that can have negative effects on success, such as violence, poverty, teen pregnancy.
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SFCC’s newly completed Higher Education Center is a city-center hub for learning

SFCC’s newly completed Higher Education Center is a city-center hub for learning | digital divide information | Scoop.it
High-tech, new higher education center makes learning more convenient for students
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Should Teachers Be Allowed to Touch Students?

Should Teachers Be Allowed to Touch Students? | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Sheltering children from physical contact deprives educators of an important instructional tool and students of an essential learning experience.
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will.i.am addresses global inequality at the World Economic Forum

will.i.am addresses global inequality at the World Economic Forum | digital divide information | Scoop.it
The 39-year-old record producer, whose real name is William Adams, addressed the issue at the 45th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland on Friday.
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Making Sense of Words That Don't

Making Sense of Words That Don't | digital divide information | Scoop.it

Introduce your students to the world of etymology and morphemes as they become linguistic detectives solving the mysteries of those puzzling "sight words."


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Gamification Does Not Mean Playing Games

Gamification Does Not Mean Playing Games | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Gamification is less about games than it is about a fun-filled incentivization program. And the good news is the tools to help have been advancing quickly.

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100 Years of National Geographic Maps: The Art and Science of Where

100 Years of National Geographic Maps: The Art and Science of Where | digital divide information | Scoop.it
National Geographic maps have charted every mountain, river, lake, road, reef, fjord, island, inlet, glacier, ocean, planet, galaxy, and solar system.
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Beautiful maps and charts  kind of a timeline,

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MMTC Applauds Rainbow PUSH and Intel for $300 Million Investment Toward Diversity in Tech

MMTC Applauds Rainbow PUSH and Intel for $300 Million Investment Toward Diversity in Tech | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C.(January 8, 2015):  This week, Intel announced a bold plan to invest $300 million in a new Diversity In Technology Initiative with the goal of diversifying employment within the tech industry.  The Minority Media and Telecommunications...

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Gamification: How to use Game Dynamics in Learning

Gamification: How to use Game Dynamics in Learning | digital divide information | Scoop.it
There's a family story that i once threw a Monopoly board across the room rather than accept defeat. I'm not sure i remember it quite that way, but i do know that the battered box is relegated to t...

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Google Hopes to Take the Web Directly to Billions Lacking Access

Google Hopes to Take the Web Directly to Billions Lacking Access | digital divide information | Scoop.it
The company believes it can use its growing collection of devices in the sky to spread the Internet to underserved areas around the world.
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Meet Pecha Kucha, the Japanese presentations changing everything about PowerPoint | eSchool News | eSchool News

Meet Pecha Kucha, the Japanese presentations changing everything about PowerPoint | eSchool News | eSchool News | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, January 23, 7:33 PM

The thought behind this presentation model of Pecha Kucha aligns reasonably with the neuroscience of attention and engagement for an audience.

Allan Shaw's curator insight, January 23, 7:35 PM

The thought behind this presentation model of Pecha Kucha aligns reasonably with the neuroscience of attention and engagement for an audience.

Chris Carter's comment, January 25, 6:45 PM
Thank you for sharing. Also, it is reassuring to know that neuro-scientific evidence broadly supports the Pecha Kucha approach!
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Is Facebook the New School Web Page?

The popular social media site has revolutionized how some schools communicate with students and parents.

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Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, January 22, 11:59 PM

Schools have to have a presence on Facebook. That’s where so many people want to get their news. But it can’t be all you do to reach out to parents and community.

Luisa navarro's curator insight, January 25, 5:50 AM

Facebook says that this social media is using by 1.35 billion users

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Endangered Wildlife Trust

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"If you don't pick it up they will."


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 19, 12:03 PM

I found this ad from the Endangered Wildlife Trust to be very powerful.  It is a good introduction to systems and systems thinking.  

 

Tags: pollutionsustainability, environment, resources, water, coastal.

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9 Overlooked Technologies That Could Transform The World

9 Overlooked Technologies That Could Transform The World | digital divide information | Scoop.it

We live in an era of accelerating change. Technology is changing and innovating faster than most of us can keep up.


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Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | World Truth.TV

Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | World Truth.TV | digital divide information | Scoop.it
All education is self-education.  Period.  It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop.  We don’t learn anything we don’t want to learn. Those people who take the time and initiative to pursue knowledge on their own are the only ones who earn a real education in this world. Take a look at any widely acclaimed scholar, entrepreneur or historical figure you can think of.  Formal education or not, you’ll find that he or she is a product of continuous self-education. If you’re interested in learning something new, this article is for you.  Broken down by subject and/or category, here are several top-notch self-education resources I have bookmarked online over the past few years. Note that some of the sources overlap between various subjects of education.  Therefore, each has been placed under a specific subject based on the majority focus of the source’s content. SCIENCE AND HEALTH MIT OpenCourseWare – MIT OpenCourseWare is a free web-based publication of
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New York City Education Department to Add or Expand 40 Dual-Language Programs

New York City Education Department to Add or Expand 40 Dual-Language Programs | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Carmen Fariña, the schools chancellor, said the programs for elementary, middle and high school levels would be created or expanded for the 2015-16 school year.
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Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some

Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some | digital divide information | Scoop.it
The Common Core standards for kindergarten require kids to learn how to read, even though many kids aren't developmentally ready.
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13 Civil Rights Picture Books for Kids

13 Civil Rights Picture Books for Kids | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Civil rights picture books for kids are a great way to start a conversation and teach children about the civil rights movement and its leaders in the 1960s.

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Intel unveils classroom-in-a-box for schools with weak wireless

Intel unveils classroom-in-a-box for schools with weak wireless | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Intel Education Content Access Point for schools with intermittent power and connectivity
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What's your digital footprint? | Smore | Diigo


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Larissa Bonthorne's curator insight, November 16, 2014 11:50 PM

A digital footprint is explained in simple terms that upper primary/lower secondary students can explain.  The idea of controlling our digital footprints is explained with specific examples given.

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Time To Teach: Supporting Technology for Science Education in Special Education Classrooms | The Urban Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network

Time To Teach: Supporting Technology for Science Education in Special Education Classrooms | The Urban Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network | digital divide information | Scoop.it
As regular readers of this blog are aware, I am deep proponent of science outreach to the under-served. However, I acknowledge one of the areas that ...

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Google Student Blog: Applications are now open for Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute and the Generation Google Scholarship!

Google Student Blog: Applications are now open for Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute and the Generation Google Scholarship! | digital divide information | Scoop.it
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A Visionary for K-20 - Interview with Karen Billings

A Visionary for K-20 - Interview with Karen Billings | digital divide information | Scoop.it
No-nonsense answers from one of edtech’s most respected voices. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero In all of edtech, Karen Billings is a deeply respected voice, a driving force in the transformation of e...

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The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom

The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom | digital divide information | Scoop.it
You are a slave in Maryland in the 1850s. Can you escape? Make your choices well as you embark on your journey to freedom in this 3-D online game.
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