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Poor Students Struggle as Class Plays a Greater Role in Success

Poor Students Struggle as Class Plays a Greater Role in Success | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
The story of three friends from Galveston, Tex., seems less a tribute to upward mobility than a study of obstacles in an age of economic inequality.

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Racing to the Top and Testing  in order to hold behind those that are behind  (NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND)  leaves many students with other personal struggles extremely challenged to move forward into that upward mobility. Class and poverty does not figure into these top down challenges being placed on these students.

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This story explains a disturbing trend I've witnessed. Upward mobility is not yet impossible, but the climb from poverty is far more difficult than is generally acknowledge.

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Applying and Integrating Media and Technology for Learning and Traditional and Post Modern Classroom.
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A Collection of The Best Mac Apps for Teachers

A Collection of The Best Mac Apps for Teachers | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
August 26, 2015
For those of you using or planning to use Macs in their instruction, the apps below are absolutely worth considering. These are apps we have covered in separate posts in the past. We...
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Educational spending by public universities increases despite state disinvestment - Inside Higher Ed

Educational spending by public universities increases despite state disinvestment - Inside Higher Ed | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Inside Higher Ed Educational spending by public universities increases despite state disinvestment Inside Higher Ed The 621 public institutions in fiscal 2013 spent more per student on educational expenses than they received in state funding and...
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Adult colouring books? Inevitably, there's an app for that

Adult colouring books? Inevitably, there's an app for that | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Developer behind Repix and Relook photography apps turns its attention to stressed-out smartphone and tablet users The theory behind colouring books for adults is that they relieve the stress and anger of our daily lives, even if their very...
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Classroom tech tools lead to privacy concerns

Many parents are aware of the benefits of digital tools in the classroom, but experts warn that privacy and information security concerns can come along with the ...
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10 Brilliant and Inspiring Education and Technology Experts I Follow, and Why — Emerging Education Technologies

10 Brilliant and Inspiring Education and Technology Experts I Follow, and Why — Emerging Education Technologies | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Who are Your Favorite Education and Technology Bloggers and Writers? Like many of you, there are certain educators that I find frequently impact my thinking and teach me new things through their published works.
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Another Great Pic Collage App for Digital Storytelling

Another Great Pic Collage App for Digital Storytelling | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
August 25, 2015
Similar to Pic Collage app we reviewed a few weeks ago, Layapp Pro is another wonderful iPad app that allows users to design beautiful photo collages and turn them into exciting...
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Grade-by-Grade Guide (Education at the Getty)

This grade-by-grade guide from the Getty provides visual arts lesson suggestions for students at different skill levels.
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Teacher Planet - Great Resources, Lessons and Units

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Great resource for lesson plans and more.

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101 Web 2.0 Teaching Tools | OEDB.org

101 Web 2.0 Teaching Tools | OEDB.org | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Online tools and resources have made it easier for teachers to instruct students, and for students to collaborate with those teachers and with other studen
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Great source for links...a bit dated...

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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential t...

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential t... | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Practicing kindness has proven health and psychological benefits, and teaching kindness contributes to behavior patterns that counteract the impulse toward bullying.
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MOOC Providers - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

MOOC Providers - Inside Higher Ed (blog) | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Inside Higher Ed (blog) MOOC Providers Inside Higher Ed (blog) New courses (from stalwart institutions like the Ivies and unexpected ones like Wired magazine), new forms of degrees (nano- and micro-), and hybrid programs that blend traditional with...
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What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Is...

What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Is... | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
“ Screenshot/High Tech High The term "project-based learning" gets tossed around a lot in discussions about how to connect students to what they're learnin”
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Transform Your Art Room by Assigning 3 Projects at Once

Transform Your Art Room by Assigning 3 Projects at Once | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
When I presented on classroom culture and classroom management at last month’s AOE Summer Online Conference, I mentioned how I like to have three projects going at the same time in my classroom. This practice does a lot for me.
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I actually like to have multiple projects going as well.

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Bulletin boards shine light on classrooms - Herald & Review

Bulletin boards shine light on classrooms - Herald & Review | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
DECATUR – The classroom bulletin board is far more important than it appears.
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10 ways youth are improving education around the world | Global Partnership for Education

10 ways youth are improving education around the world | Global Partnership for Education | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
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Educational inequalities in aging-related declines in fluid cognition and the onset of cognitive pathology.

Educational inequalities in aging-related declines in fluid cognition and the onset of cognitive pathology. | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Education has been robustly associated with cognitive reserve and dementia, but not with the rate of cognitive aging, resulting in some confusion about the mech...
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Visual Literacy and Visual Communication: Their Role in Today’s Content Marketing

Visual Literacy and Visual Communication: Their Role in Today’s Content Marketing | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
A guide to understanding visual literacy and using visual communication in your content marketing strategies to effectively engage your audience.
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Lesson Plans | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lesson Plans | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
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Does it get better than this? Enjoy this link to ideas!

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Units and Lesson Plans - Visual Arts | Arts Online

Arts Online is an online community with teaching resources for dance, drama, visual arts, art history, music and drama for Arts teachers in primary and secondary schools in New Zealand and world-wide.
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She's Changing the Way Our Kids Surf the Web - Huffington Post

She's Changing the Way Our Kids Surf the Web - Huffington Post | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
The Internet is a behemoth, and it's growing every day. So how is a child to make sense of it all? How can she find what she needs as she writes, say, a school report on the solar system? Dr. Eleni Mitsakaki is trying to help.
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Classroom best place to help kids deal with explicit videos online

Classroom best place to help kids deal with explicit videos online | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
The school curriculum should help children critique and cope with what they see on the internet, says Hannah Broadbent from the charity Childnet Ongoing work to protect children from explicit content online took a step forward this week as the...
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The Effects of Mandatory Retention and Its Use Across the Globe - InformED

The Effects of Mandatory Retention and Its Use Across the Globe - InformED | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
?In the case of grade retention, the central challenge facing researchers is to distinguish the effect of being retained from the effects of those factor
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Take a minute to read this before letting your state mandate retention in the third or any other grade.

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Top 10 Reasons to Use Technology in Education: iPad, Tablet, Computer, Listening Centers

I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)
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Sample video project to review...

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Tactile vs.Visual

LEARNING STYLES-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/youtube/ -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for ...
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