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No Child Left Behind? More Like No Child Left Untested.

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Professor Warren Blumenfeld on why we must reform education in the United States.
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I love Professor Warren Blumenfield for his courage in writing this.

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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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What the future of science education should look like - Washington Post (blog)

What the future of science education should look like - Washington Post (blog) | digital divide information | Scoop.it
We are not now on a pathway to success in teaching science, but we could be, a scientist says.
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North East school leaders call for greater emphasis on computer coding for kids - ChronicleLive

North East school leaders call for greater emphasis on computer coding for kids - ChronicleLive | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Many headteachers in the North East agree that coding must play an important part of the school curriculum
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Benefits of Tablet Technology for Learning and Teaching - YouTube

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Kids These Days Will Never Understand. How Many of You Remember What These Are?

Kids These Days Will Never Understand. How Many of You Remember What These Are? | digital divide information | Scoop.it
They were all the rage back in the day.
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OLD TECHNOLOGY ... and fun...

 

 

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Opportunity conference links neighbors with resources - Quad City Times

Opportunity conference links neighbors with resources - Quad City Times | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Donna Beegle lived in generational poverty for her first 28 years until she met people who helped navigate her to a better life.
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The Difference Between Skilled Learners and Good Students - InformED

The Difference Between Skilled Learners and Good Students - InformED | digital divide information | Scoop.it
The skilled learners of the world don't always excel in their studies. And I don't mean Gates and Einstein. I'm talking about the huge number of people w

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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, April 19, 8:48 PM

The challenge is offering opportunities for meaningful engagement of skilled learners.  Not everyone comfortably jumps through other people's hoops.  Higher Education is charged with ways of enabling skilled learners to set up their own hoops.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 20, 1:35 AM

Très juste par rapport à la réalité du terrain : il y a les étudiants et les apprenants (et un continuum entre les deux).

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Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures | digital divide information | Scoop.it
In Japanese classrooms, teachers consciously design tasks that are slightly beyond the capabilities of the students they teach, so the students can actually experience struggling with something just outside their reach.
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PISA’s potentially dangerous problems — and what to do about them

PISA’s potentially dangerous problems — and what to do about them | digital divide information | Scoop.it
PISA is not a neutral source of comparative data or information. It is now a powerful and pervasive policy instrument advocating certain approaches to educational reform over others.
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A GPS for Success: Updated and Improved for 2015

A GPS for Success: Updated and Improved for 2015 | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Asia Society's Graduation Performance System (GPS) prepare students for the global innovation age. Frameworks and tools for teachers and students.
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The top 10 nations for bridging the digital divide

The top 10 nations for bridging the digital divide | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Which economies are best placed to benefit from new information and communication technologies, bridge the digital divide and extract value from big data?
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How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation

How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation | digital divide information | Scoop.it
School and district leadership plays a big role in setting the culture and work environment for teachers. And when it comes to trying new things, the attitude of principals and superintendents can make or break a teacher’s willingness and ability to weave new ideas and methods into her teaching practice. In schools that are trying to integrate technology into the classroom, strong effective leaders can make all the difference.
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The Evolution of Learning Tools Infographic

The Evolution of Learning Tools Infographic | digital divide information | Scoop.it
In this age of technology, which allows us to do just about everything on our…
Share the same Education passion with us! https://www.facebook.com/Elearninginfographics

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The Big Cheat: Why Teachers Are Going to Prison While Charter School Operators Get Accolades

The Big Cheat: Why Teachers Are Going to Prison While Charter School Operators Get Accolades | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Atlanta's school teachers aren't alone in their attempts to cheat the system.
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What Can Technology Do for Tomorrow’s Children?

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Innovation in education goes well beyond gadgets and apps. Here’s my vision for the classroom of the future.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Kids to Code

Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Kids to Code | digital divide information | Scoop.it
For teachers interested in incorporating coding and computer programming into the curriculum, VideoAmy has collected a variety of inspiring videos and helpful resources in this Five-Minute Film Festival.

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Paul Herring's curator insight, April 20, 8:44 PM

Intro videos on value of coding

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Discovery - Classroom as virtual phenomenon- US National Science Foundation (NSF) - US National Science Foundation (NSF)

Discovery - Classroom as virtual phenomenon- US National Science Foundation (NSF) - US National Science Foundation (NSF) | digital divide information | Scoop.it
NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.
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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Technology ...

Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Technology ... | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Terry Heick provides a quick tour of Costa and Kallick's 16 Habits of Mind, along with suggestions for integrating them as classroom best practices.
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How Much Sleep is Just Right for Cognitive Function?

How Much Sleep is Just Right for Cognitive Function? | digital divide information | Scoop.it
We all know about the importance of sleep. But what's the difference between four, six and eight hours of sleep?
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American teachers, more demoralized than ever, are quitting in droves

American teachers, more demoralized than ever, are quitting in droves | digital divide information | Scoop.it
The stress seems to outweigh the rewards.
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“Thousands of Kids Opt Out of Standardized Common Core Tests Across U.S.” | Engaging Parents In School…

“Thousands of Kids Opt Out of Standardized Common Core Tests Across U.S.” | Engaging Parents In School… | digital divide information | Scoop.it

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Afterschool Programs Prepare Youth for the 21st Century

Afterschool Programs Prepare Youth for the 21st Century | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Asia Society convened a working group with several Statewide Afterschool Networks to create issue briefs that make the case that afterschool programs prepare youth to fully participate in our global e
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Smartphones and Tablets for Digital Literacy and Sustainable Education

Smartphones and Tablets for Digital Literacy and Sustainable Education | digital divide information | Scoop.it
There is a proverb that says: Every morning in Africa, A gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up.
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Could high-speed Internet save Iowa's schools? ...

Could high-speed Internet save Iowa's schools? ... | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Administrators of a rural school in far northern Iowa believe technology can temper the pain rising from Iowa's lost schools crisis. And they took their message to the Capitol this month.
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Elmo is scared of vaccines, but singing Taylor Swift helps him shake it off

Elmo is scared of vaccines, but singing Taylor Swift helps him shake it off | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy explains the importance of vaccines to Elmo.
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4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic

4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic | digital divide information | Scoop.it
The 4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic presents how EdTech alters the way we learn.

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