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Moving Ahead with Common Core (CIC Snapshot)

Moving Ahead with Common Core (CIC Snapshot) | Smart Media | Scoop.it
This is part of a series of snapshots from the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group’s 2014 Content in Context (CIC) conference, held June 2-4 in Washington, DC. Educators, lawmakers, and content developers a...
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Skeletal outline only, but some interesting nuggets on how to improve implementation of Common Core.

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Top Ed Tech Trends for 2014

Top Ed Tech Trends for 2014 | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Even in the fast-evolving world of educational technology, some things remain the same while others continue to change. As we did our annual review of various year-end trend articles, we realized t...
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Seems to me that the outlook for MOOCs (booming expansion aside) remains mixed, but predictable trends such as social media integrations, games-based learning, and cross-platform technologies are joined here by growing EdTech hot spots, namely: international markets and student privacy concerns vis a vis big data. 

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Research Article Explores Gender Gap in School Achievement

Research Article Explores Gender Gap in School Achievement | Smart Media | Scoop.it
The notion that girls do better than boys in language-related skills while boys excel in math and science may be simply a myth, according to an article titled “Gender Differences in Scholastic Achi...
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