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The Future of Mobile Learning - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity

The Future of Mobile Learning - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity | Shift Education | Scoop.it
RT @kosuMobile: Critical is to get content ready for mobile learning according to Elliot Masie: http://t.co/JdQfnEMl #mlearning #edtech
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More and more focus on using the great mobile technologies that are readily available in education!

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Bridging a Digital Divide That Leaves Schoolchildren Behind

Bridging a Digital Divide That Leaves Schoolchildren Behind | Shift Education | Scoop.it
The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote soon on a plan that could add subsidies for broadband Internet services in low-income homes.
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The Responsibility of Schools of Education in Preparing Teachers to Teach With Tech

The Responsibility of Schools of Education in Preparing Teachers to Teach With Tech | Shift Education | Scoop.it
This year alone, U.S. elementary, middle and high schools are expected to spend $4.7 billion on education technology. In a recent survey, 96 percent of teachers report that technology plays a signi...
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Education and underemployment in the age of machine intelligence

Education and underemployment in the age of machine intelligence | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Daniel Araya argues that the cause of ongoing underemployment is technology. But what does this mean for the future of labor? He explores how education curriculum should approach change to prepare students for the age of computing.

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How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers

How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Performance metrics in medicine and education are increasingly getting in the way of quality.
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Professor Stephen Hawking: 13 of his most inspirational quotes

Professor Stephen Hawking: 13 of his most inspirational quotes | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Professor Stephen Hawking is the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at
the University of Cambridge and author of 'A Brief History of Time' which
was an international bestseller. As he celebrates his 74th birthday we look
at some of his most inspirational quotes
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“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” ~ Stephen Hawking

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What's most pressing for K-12 tech leaders in 2016?

What's most pressing for K-12 tech leaders in 2016? | Shift Education | Scoop.it
News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Deep Thoughts with Neil deGrasse Tyson | StarTalk

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how emphasizing science education can advance our knowledge of the universe as well as our nation's economy. STARTALK AIRS SUNDA...

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The K-12 Marketplace: What to Look for in 2016 - Market Brief

The K-12 Marketplace: What to Look for in 2016 - Market Brief | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Changes in federal policy, and shifting K-12 demands for engaging ed-tech products are likely to shape the K-12 marketplace in 2016.
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Vocational education's global gap - BBC News

Vocational education's global gap - BBC News | Shift Education | Scoop.it

The lack of vocational training affects many countries, suggests a report which warns of the need to get rid of the

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Interesting read as schools start to rethink and rebuild their vocational education programs.

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National Education Policy Could Look Pretty Different Soon

National Education Policy Could Look Pretty Different Soon | Shift Education | Scoop.it
American schools are about to turn over a new leaf.
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How can education innovations impact emerging markets? - Virgin.com

How can education innovations impact emerging markets? - Virgin.com | Shift Education | Scoop.it
During the recentDisruptors educationeventour partners Pearson decided to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge in attendance, as they put some pressing questions to the experts in the room...
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The Hour of Code is coming

The Hour of Code is coming | Shift Education | Scoop.it
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries and over 40 languages. Ages 4 to 104.
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The Digital Revolution Is Coming to the Classroom

The Digital Revolution Is Coming to the Classroom | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Studies from the Gates Foundation show tech in the classroom is becoming more common and can boost student performance.
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Got an A in Algebra? That’s Worth $120

Got an A in Algebra? That’s Worth $120 | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Raise.me, a three-year-old start-up, allows students to accrue incremental scholarship credits by entering their high school achievements on a website.
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Should Computer Education Cover More Than Just Coding?

Should Computer Education Cover More Than Just Coding? | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Computers are not just about programming. There's also a lot of theory — and science — behind technology. Coding bootcamps often downplay theory, and some university programs are too heavy on it.
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Apple adding night mode, education features to iOS

Apple adding night mode, education features to iOS | Shift Education | Scoop.it

iPhone and iPad users will get a new night mode, as well as features for education, Car Play, Notes and health in Apple's coming iOS 9.3 update.

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Minecraft to launch education edition - BBC News

Minecraft to launch education edition - BBC News | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Microsoft is to launch an "education edition" of Minecraft after buying a developer that made classroom content for the title.

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The Politics of Math Education

The Politics of Math Education | Shift Education | Scoop.it

It’s always about who gets to decide what rational thinking is.

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"As long as learning math counts as learning to think, the fortunes of any math curriculum will almost certainly be closely tied to claims about what constitutes rigorous thought — and who gets to decide."

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Former Astronaut Promotes Science Education and a Trip to a Star

Former Astronaut Promotes Science Education and a Trip to a Star | Shift Education | Scoop.it

This may sound fanciful, but Mae Jemison, the first woman of African descent to go into space, has the credentials to present this as a serious proposal

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"She thinks the education system today needs to provide more avenues for people who are not seeking a university education, but who could benefit from training in fields that involve practical science applications." 

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National Education Technology Plan | Office of Educational Technology

National Education Technology Plan | Office of Educational Technology | Shift Education | Scoop.it

2016 National Education Technology Plan https://t.co/FdEBeqHDqS stresses learning, teaching, and leadership.

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Response to Intervention: Resources for Educators

Response to Intervention: Resources for Educators | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Explore resources to help understand, implement, or refine Response to Intervention.


Via David McMullen, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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TED Talks | Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized lear...

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"Human resources are like natural resources, they are buried deep"

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When using longitudinal data for education research, three heads are better than one

When using longitudinal data for education research, three heads are better than one | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Dorothyjean Cratty explains the importance of education researchers and practitioners putting their heads together for better results when conducting empirical research.
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10 Ways to Bring Active Learning To Your Classroom

10 Ways to Bring Active Learning To Your Classroom | Shift Education | Scoop.it
You know that teaching involves more than the dispensing of facts. It is more important than ever that teachers help students learn HOW to learn.
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