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Hometown Heroes in Education Award nominee lives and breathes to teach - New York Daily News

Hometown Heroes in Education Award nominee lives and breathes to teach New York Daily News Brooklyn teacher Tricia Moses put off a life-saving lung transplant so she could help prepare her students for high-stakes state exams — and now she's up for...
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Jumble of education topics facing Congress - MiamiHerald.com

Jumble of education topics facing Congress - MiamiHerald.com | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
Advocate.com Jumble of education topics facing Congress MiamiHerald.com WASHINGTON -- From pre-kindergarten to No Child Left Behind, from broadband-wired schools to college loans, students in every age group are suddenly finding the spotlight on...
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Ohio could get millions in early-education funds - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio could get millions in early-education funds - Columbus Dispatch | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
Ohio could get millions in early-education funds Columbus Dispatch In a conference call with reporters, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said that Obama's plan is “ one of the best investments we can make in our children, our families and ultimately...
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50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now - Edudemic

50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now - Edudemic | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
I'll admit it. I'm a fan of Apple products. But that doesn't mean I don't yearn for some of the fabulous features on Android phones too. Until the day when Apple and Google merge (ha!), we're left with a split marketplace of apps.
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6 Technology Challenges Facing Education - T.H.E. Journal

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6 Technology Challenges Facing Education
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Despite increasingly widespread adoption of technologies in virtually every aspect of K-12 education, significant challenges are preventing widespread effective implementation.
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Parents Press For Mobile Tech In Education -- InformationWeek

Parents Press For Mobile Tech In Education -- InformationWeek | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
More than 50% of parents believe schools should make added use of mobile devices in education, new survey finds. (Over 50% of parents want to see added use of #mobile devices in the classroom.
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Sharing Teacher Wisdom | Faculty of Education

Sharing Teacher Wisdom | Faculty of Education | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
"I always saw taking student teachers as professional development," Deb Yanota, [READ] http://t.co/VsUREdok4K #uleth #uled #education #abed
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University of Chicago Joins Coursera

Today we’re happy to announce that the University of Chicago is joining Coursera’s network of 80 national and international educational partners currently offering free online courses to millions of...
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Teachers reward pupils Gangnam Style

Teachers reward pupils Gangnam Style | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
A head teacher and 50 of his staff rewarded their pupils' hard work in their exams with a shot-by-shot re-creation of the YouTube hit video Gangnam Style (RT @HolzHar: The best use of being a media specialist school I can think of
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Food for Thought = Better Learning

Food for Thought = Better Learning | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
TweetSave the Children launches new report on how malnutrition affects education This is a joint blog post by Will Paxton, Head of Education Policy and Liam Crosby, Policy and Research Adviser Today, Save the Children launches a new report, Food...
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Online Education: No Longer Lost In Translation - Forbes

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Online Education: No Longer Lost In Translation
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Amidst live-streamed commencement ceremonies and webcasted graduation speeches, the debate over online education comes up more often than usual.
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"Edtech" – The beginning of a revolution in the classroom

"Edtech" – The beginning of a revolution in the classroom | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
Anton Troynikov, cofounder of Geddit, discusses the future of tech in the education system and how plummeting prices could open up a whole new market.
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Mill Creek School's Donna Román Wins Technology Innovation Award - Patch.com

Mill Creek School's Donna Román Wins Technology Innovation Award Patch.com The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is recognizing outstanding education leaders who advance the field, demonstrate vision and innovation, and...
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With $30M led by Bessemer, education startup Instructure eyes IPO - GigaOM

With $30M led by Bessemer, education startup Instructure eyes IPO - GigaOM | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
With $30M led by Bessemer, education startup Instructure eyes IPO GigaOM Education startup Instructure has raised $30 million in a Series D round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and including Eric Schmidt's TomorrowVentures, EPIC Ventures and...
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Promoting Empowerment and Education in the Americas - The White House (blog)

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The White House (blog) Promoting Empowerment and Education in the Americas The White House (blog) Last week I had the pleasure of accompanying my husband Joe on a trip to Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Brazil.
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IDEO, Digital Promise Dissect Education Technology Procurement - EdSurge (blog)

IDEO, Digital Promise Dissect Education Technology Procurement - EdSurge (blog) | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
IDEO, Digital Promise Dissect Education Technology Procurement EdSurge (blog) With an avalanche of new incubators, companies, products and services on the edtech market, the issue of how big districts can work with small startups merits serious...
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GS Essay Contest for Innovation in US Education « Education Domain: Online Learning

GS Essay Contest for Innovation in US Education « Education Domain: Online Learning | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
If you haven’t seen it, Goldman Sachs is hosting an essay contest highlighting ideas to boost innovation in U.S. education.
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Why K-12 online learning isn’t really revolutionizing teaching

Why K-12 online learning isn’t really revolutionizing teaching | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
Past efforts to install new technologies in schools haven't proved to be as "revolutionary" as backers claimed either.
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Figuring Out Accountability During the Common-Core Transition

Figuring Out Accountability During the Common-Core Transition | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
The next couple of years will be rough going. That's no surprise to anyone who's been tracking the Common Core State Standards and waivers from key parts of the No Child Left Behind Act.
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NYC taps four startups to close achievement gaps in its public schools

NYC taps four startups to close achievement gaps in its public schools | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
A New York City education technology innovation program aims to inspire more cross-pollination between entrepreneurs and educators.
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Portfoliogen - Create a Free Customized Teacher...

Portfoliogen - Create a Free Customized Teacher... | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
Portfoliogen was developed by teachers for teachers to allow you to use todays technology to create a web based portfolio and display your skills beyond the conventional paper-based portfolio.
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Mobile Technology is Changing the Face of Education | Atomic Learning Blogs

Mobile Technology is Changing the Face of Education | Atomic Learning Blogs | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
We found this infographic on the K12 Education Technology website and thought we'd share. According to this data highlighted by Australian-based online course company Open Colleges, mobile technology is definitely finding its place in education.
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Reasons for Slow Adoption of Gamification in Education - EdTechReview

Reasons for Slow Adoption of Gamification in Education - EdTechReview | Educ8 Tech | Scoop.it
The answer to why gamification will take atleast 2-3 years for widespread adoption in the education industry.
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