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Top 5 Changes in Modern K-12 Education

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Education has changed drastically over the past few decades. As technology advances, so do the tools used by teachers. Computers, tablets, and even phones bring new and innovative ways to learn.

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Creative Educator - Get Started with Differentiated Instruction

Creative Educator - Get Started with Differentiated Instruction | K-12 Education | Scoop.it

Differentiated instruction is not a single strategy or formula. It is a way of thinking about the diversity of learners in our classrooms and acting on this knowledge throughout the process of planning, implementing, and evaluating so that we can promote the deepest possible understanding for all students.


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lalita pradeep's curator insight, August 1, 2013 9:06 AM

i like this.......nice article....

Freek Kraak's curator insight, August 12, 2013 10:34 AM

Interessant. Ik interesseer me erg voor kennis-/informatieoverdracht. Aardige poging. Ik vraag me af of dit ooit compleet kan zijn, zoals hier al staat: 'not a single strategy or formula'. Maar ik zou mij eerst moeten verdiepen in betekenis en reikwijdte van de gebruikte termen!

Jeanette Lennon's curator insight, July 28, 2014 3:07 PM

great idea for first week back to school to help to know your students

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Socrative Gets $750K From True Ventures, NewSchools To Bring Realtime Student Response System To K-12 Education

Socrative Gets $750K From True Ventures, NewSchools To Bring Realtime Student Response System To K-12 Education | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
TechCrunch has learned today that Socrative, an intelligent student response system aimed for K-12 classrooms, has quietly raised $750K in seed financing from True Ventures, NewSchools Ventures and a handful of angel investors in Boston — where the...

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K-12 Publishers Will Sell Textbooks via Google Play - Education Week News (blog)

K-12 Publishers Will Sell Textbooks via Google Play - Education Week News (blog) | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
K-12 Publishers Will Sell Textbooks via Google Play Education Week News (blog) Google's content partnership with Cengage, Wiley, Pearson, McGraw-Hill, and Macmillan, among others, contrasts with bets made by other technology corporations and...
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The Single Best Idea for Reforming K-12 Education

The Single Best Idea for Reforming K-12 Education | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
The Single Best Idea for Reforming K-12 Education: Change the goal from making a system of teaching more efficient to making the system more effective by inspiring lifelong learning in students, so that they are able to have full and productive...
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Top 5 Changes in Modern K-12 Education

Top 5 Changes in Modern K-12 Education | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Education has changed drastically over the past few decades. As technology advances, so do the tools used by teachers. Computers, tablets, and even phones bring new and innovative ways to learn.

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Great resources to meet the needs of all students.

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Who are these people? Do you trust your children to their care?

Who are these people? Do you trust your children to their care? | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Who can reform American Education?  Well, this is not an easy question to answer because there are lots of players.
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Fruits and veggies will flourish in classrooms with new grants - EdSource Today

EdSource Today Fruits and veggies will flourish in classrooms with new grants EdSource Today “Students too preoccupied with hunger don't learn as well as well-nourished children.” The bulk of the money – $11.4 million – will allow 367 elementary...
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'Hybrid Districts'? Michigan's K-12 Boss Pushes His Vision - Education Week News (blog)

'Hybrid Districts'? Michigan's K-12 Boss Pushes His Vision - Education Week News (blog) | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
'Hybrid Districts'? Michigan's K-12 Boss Pushes His Vision Education Week News (blog) Instead of the traditional districts that now operate in his state, Flanagan proposed, in a July 8 letter to legislative leaders, what he calls a "hybrid system"...
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K-12 Online Learning And MOOCs | Virtual School Meanderings

K-12 Online Learning And MOOCs | Virtual School Meanderings | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Now I have stated on a number of occasions that I don't believe that massive open online courses (MOOCs) will have that much of an impact on education in the end, and will have even less of an impact on K-12 education.
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K-12 education keeps going mobile

K-12 education keeps going mobile | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Forget textbooks. (K-12 education keeps going mobile-how Lacrosse-area schools are implementing 1:1.
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States revive preschool funding as economies recover - USA TODAY

States revive preschool funding as economies recover - USA TODAY | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
States revive preschool funding as economies recover
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The grants came as part of the state Legislature's approval of more than $9 million in May to expand pre-kindergarten access for 4-year-olds.
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Common Core State Standards: Helping or Hurting K-12 Education?

Common Core State Standards: Helping or Hurting K-12 Education? | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
If you’re a K-12 educator, you've likely been discussing the Common Core State Standards with your school administration and what it will mean to you as a teacher and to your students. According to...
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'Watered Down' MOOC Bill Becomes Law In Florida | Inside Higher Ed

'Watered Down' MOOC Bill Becomes Law In Florida | Inside Higher Ed | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
RT @MOOCsNews: http://t.co/SPQmXpXhfC Florida passes new MOOC law encouraging K-12 & higher education systems to use massive open online co…
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25 Best Education Apps for K-12 Classrooms: iOS and Android - ChannelPro-SMB

25 Best Education Apps for K-12 Classrooms: iOS and Android - ChannelPro-SMB | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
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No matter the app, the purpose is to make education a unique experience for the user.
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Next Generation Science Standards

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This video series covers the concepts contained within the K-12 Science Framework. It contains 8 practices, 7 crosscutting concepts, and 44 disciplinary core ideas.
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Shiny Party - A Fun iPad App for Learning Shapes

Shiny Party - A Fun iPad App for Learning Shapes | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Shiny Party is an iPad app created to help young students learn to recognize shapes. The app has a story mode and a game mode. In the story mode students help the story's characters, Alice and Char...

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40 Sources for Curated Educational Videos

40 Sources for Curated Educational Videos | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Fortunately, there are some great websites and services that take the guesswork out of finding and sorting educational video content. Here is the most updated list of some of the curated video site...

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Marta Braylan's curator insight, July 26, 2013 7:35 PM

Curated video websites for educational use!

JoAnn Delaney's curator insight, August 6, 2013 11:59 AM

Great list of resources. #edtech 

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What Big Data Means for K–12

What Big Data Means for K–12 | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Educators explain how this currently hot business buzzword might shake up educational data analytics and management. (What will big data mean for K-12 education?
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Research Says Screen Time Can Be Good For Your Kids

Research Says Screen Time Can Be Good For Your Kids | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
"Family Time" (acrylic on canvas) by Frank Tartaglia Screen time is not all bad for your kids. They can learn a ton from video games. And when parents and children are watching or playing together, kids are internalizing important social skills.
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The Problem with Ed-Tech Adoption: Infrastructure

The Problem with Ed-Tech Adoption: Infrastructure | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
If we are to properly outfit our classrooms with useful modern technology, we must first address the most critical stepping stone to adoption: infrastructure.
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What’s On the Horizon for Technology and K-12 Education?

What’s On the Horizon for Technology and K-12 Education? | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Every summer, educators and school district administrators get a breather for the upcoming school year, and ready themselves for the coming year of new students, new learning, and new technologies in the classroom.

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Chris Carter's comment, July 14, 2013 6:12 PM
Thanks, Floyd!
Floyd Figures's comment, July 14, 2013 6:54 PM
Chris, thanks for sharing.
Chris Carter's comment, July 14, 2013 7:51 PM
Floyd! You bet. My whole purpose in curating this site is to provide a vetted source of interesting and impactful resources to fellow educators and like-minded learners.
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U.K. Debates New Tech Education Standards -- InformationWeek

U.K. Debates New Tech Education Standards -- InformationWeek | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Education reform aims to ramp up British students' mastery of programming, mathematical modeling and other skills that industry says are in short supply. (You cool with your 5 year old learning to code?
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Schools Promote Earlier Acquisition of Computer Coding Skills

Schools Promote Earlier Acquisition of Computer Coding Skills | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Teaching more students computer coding as part of their K-12 education is gaining traction in public schools.
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How K-12 Education is Moving Increasingly Online? - EdTechReview (ETR)

How K-12 Education is Moving Increasingly Online? - EdTechReview (ETR) | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Take a look at this infographic below to learn how blended learning is being used in K12 classrooms. (How K-12 #Education is Moving Increasingly #Online?
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K-12 Districts, Groups Turn to Mobile 'Crowdsourcing' to Solve Problems

K-12 Districts, Groups Turn to Mobile 'Crowdsourcing' to Solve Problems | K-12 Education | Scoop.it
One California district built a sophisticated online crowdsourcing platform open to all 4,000 employees and accessible via cellphones, tablets, and other digital devices.
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