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Learn IT, Girl!

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International mentorship program with the scope of helping women learn a programming language while doing an awesome project!
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Rising number of Indian students head for Germany for higher studies - The Economic Times

Rising number of Indian students head for Germany for higher studies - The Economic Times | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Indian students head for Germany for higher studies in science and technology, thanks to German government's efforts, through German Academic Exchange Service.
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Deepak Chopra Says These Are The 3 Biggest Career Mistakes You Can Make

Deepak Chopra Says These Are The 3 Biggest Career Mistakes You Can Make | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
The well-known author and physician says these mistakes can seriously hurt your professional success.
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Why Quality Professional Development for Teachers Matters

Why Quality Professional Development for Teachers Matters | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Providing high-quality professional development for teachers may be the most important thing schools can do to improve students learning.
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CS50 Logs Record-Breaking Enrollment Numbers |News | The Harvard Crimson

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Why do some people prefer to become professors or faculty when they can have a better life outside academia? - Quora

Why do some people prefer to become professors or faculty when they can have a better life outside academia? - Quora | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Why do some people prefer to become professors or faculty when they can have a better life (or at least more income)… http://t.co/ze1Qf5h1JG
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Why I’m Asking You Not to Use Laptops – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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A shocking statistic about the quality of education research

A shocking statistic about the quality of education research | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
A research study about research studies comes up with a cautionary finding.

 

For more than a decade, school reformers have said that education policy should be driven by “research” and “data,” but there’s a big question about how much faith anyone should have in a great deal of education research. This is so not only because the samples are too small or because some research projects are funded by specific companies looking for specific results, but because in nearly all cases, it appears that nobody can be certain their results are completely accurate.


“I would love to believe that every single person doing education research around the world has ethics that are as pure as the driven snow,” Plucker said. “[But] the law of averages tells us there’s something out there.”



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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 22, 6:32 PM

The concept of replication has never made sense to me. We should be reproducing and reconstructing. Reproducing and reconstructing are not about identical. They are about checking more data against the original data collected. One can never replicate/duplicate the same situation so it is about similarities rather than exactness.

 

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 23, 11:42 AM

This article is about the low value placed on replication studies. It does not call into question all education research! I'd like to see how this replication issue compares to other social sciences before dismissing all ed research! 

Dylan-oliver Sinclair's curator insight, August 24, 10:48 PM

What information should be taught in schools and universities? This topic is suggesting marketing companies have influence over learning and teaching.

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Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second

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NiThink Pedagogy First, Technology Second


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Rachel Vartanian's curator insight, March 28, 4:40 PM

EdTech is about education: student learning and outcomes. 

Jimena Acebes Sevilla's curator insight, August 18, 8:33 PM

Primero la pedagogía, después la tecnología.

Stéphane Bataillard's curator insight, August 24, 1:26 PM

A méditer...

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5 Things You Can Do To Prepare For The New Semester – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Hands-On and Student-Centered: Subverting the T...

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A Canadian college is following the K-12 education trend towards more student-centered, hands-on, and interdisciplinary teaching.
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20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED

20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curric
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Competency vs. Mastery - Inside Higher Ed

Competency vs. Mastery - Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Competency vs. Mastery Inside Higher Ed "Competency-based” education appears to be this year's answer to America's higher education challenges, judging from this week's news in Washington.
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Support Vector Machine – Simplified

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Support Vector Machine (SVM) is a nifty machine learning tool used in classification problems. Support Vector machine can be very effective
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for the love of learning: A short history of grading

for the love of learning: A short history of grading | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
RT @joe_bower: Grading is awesome. You don't even need to know the students' names. http://t.co/2fj9juQ1bP #abed #ableg #edchat #edtech #bc…
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Code.org Launches Code Studio, A Toolset And Curriculum For Teaching Kids Programming | TechCrunch

Code.org Launches Code Studio, A Toolset And Curriculum For Teaching Kids Programming | TechCrunch | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Since its creation, Code.org's mission has been to get coding into curriculums for students as schools nationwide. Today, the nonprofit group is launching..
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Take control of your teaching by embracing research - Education - TES News

Take control of your teaching by embracing research - Education - TES News | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Breaking education news about schools and further education.
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Research Blog: Teaching machines to read between the lines (and a new corpus with entity salience annotations)

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Download 275 Free Resume Templates for Microsoft Word

Download 275 Free Resume Templates for Microsoft Word | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
A good resume can land you that job interview, so you want to stand out. If formatting a resume isn't your thing, Hloom has 275 free Microsoft Word templates to download.
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Preparing for a new semester: hit your deadlines, with help from your calendar – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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In Science, It Matters That Women Come Last

In Science, It Matters That Women Come Last | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
People tell me that, as a female scientist, I need to stand up for myself if I want to succeed: Lean in, close the confidence gap, fight for tenure. Being a woman in science means knowing that the ...
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Report: Higher education behind on Common Core - The Hechinger Report

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America’s primary and secondary schools may be busy preparing for the onset of the Common Core standards, meant to better prepare students for college, but one key partner isn’t even close to ready: colleges and universities themselves.
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16 analytic disciplines compared to data science – Data Science Central

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