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24 Ed-Tech Terms You Should Know

24 Ed-Tech Terms You Should Know | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Cutting through the buzzwords to talk about what matters in school technology.
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Bloomberg announces 20 NYC schools for Software Engineering Pilot program

Bloomberg announces 20 NYC schools for Software Engineering Pilot program | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
In his ongoing effort to make New York City a technological powerhouse, Mayor Michael Bloomberg today revealed the 20 middle and high schools selected for the city's new Software Engineering Pilot ...
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Private schools should have a eg up in developing programs like this. The most common hurdle is financsmall our smallness should allow us to try things that out with little risk. Lets give it some thought. 

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Teens and Networks a la danah boyd

Teens and Networks a la danah boyd | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
danah boyd opened ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 with a keynote on teenagers, networks, and work in the 21st century.
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Another perspective on teens and social networking. 

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Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies | MindShift

Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies | MindShift | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Today is the second annual Digital Learning Day, designated to bring attention to the benefits of technology for learning. As part of the effort, PBS Learning
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Coming of Age in the Digital Age | GeekDad | Wired.com

Coming of Age in the Digital Age | GeekDad | Wired.com | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
This week, my first-born became legal. Not to drive, vote or drink, though; that comes later. My son turned 13 years old, making him eligible under terms of service to have his own social media account.
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Just this week we had to have some hard conversations with our 11-year-old about his secret social media accounts.  It's tough when the older brother has accounts. 

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Closing the Gap Between Educators and Entrepreneurs

Closing the Gap Between Educators and Entrepreneurs | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it

There appears to be no shortage of new businesses looking to apply technology to education. An entire ecosystem has emerged in recent years ...

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How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World?

Educators are always striving to find ways to make curriculum relevant in students’ everyday lives. More and more teachers are using social media around les
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Here Comes 2013: The Big Themes in Learning

Here Comes 2013: The Big Themes in Learning | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Getty Here are three big stories concerning education and learning that you’ll be hearing about in the year ahead—and some pointers on how to think a
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32 Tips For Using Google+ Hangouts In The Classroom | Twitter Ed Tech Source

32 Tips For Using Google+ Hangouts In The Classroom | Twitter Ed Tech Source | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
32 Tips For Using Google+ Hangouts In The Classroom (RT @AnnAmandaBee: 32 Tips For Using Google+ Hangouts In The Classroom: http://t.co/wQpiVqrO via @chocolat3b #Google #edtech #tools)...
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It’s Time: Create Smart Policies to Support Student Tech Use

It’s Time: Create Smart Policies to Support Student Tech Use | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Technology has become a seamless part of students' lives in and out of the classroom, and schools must find ways to integrate it. This is one of the con
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In Some Cash-Strapped Schools, Kids Bring Their Own Tech Devices

In Some Cash-Strapped Schools, Kids Bring Their Own Tech Devices | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
By Jennifer Roland At Mankato Public School System in Minnesota, students bring their homework, their lunches, and books to school like most students across
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Clark loves Christian education - The Advocate

Clark loves Christian education - The Advocate | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Clark loves Christian education
The Advocate
The retired registered nurse has developed a passion for Christian education. “You got to be on top of things if you're doing God's business,” she said.
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Big Education Ape: Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: The Politics of Ed-Tech | Inside Higher Ed

Big Education Ape: Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: The Politics of Ed-Tech | Inside Higher Ed | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Big Education Ape: Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: The Politics of Ed-Tech | Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/VxrKY5Gx
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Are We Wired for Mobile Learning? | MindShift

Are We Wired for Mobile Learning? | MindShift | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Fun visual explaining a gamut of concepts, from texting stats to the evolution of technology. Via: Voxy Blog
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Ten Surprising Truths about Video Games and Learning | MindShift

Ten Surprising Truths about Video Games and Learning | MindShift | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
“Your brain’s important, but not all that important,” said Dr. James Paul Gee, a professor at Arizona State University and a leading authority on lite
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Five Principles to Radically Transform How We Teach Computer Programming

Five Principles to Radically Transform How We Teach Computer Programming | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Today, there is a grassroots movement for teaching programming languages to kids.

Some of the factors driving this movement include new devices like the Raspberry Pi1, initiatives like Khan Academy2
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Higher Ed Trends: MOOCs, Tablets, Gamification, and Wearable Tech | MindShift

Higher Ed Trends: MOOCs, Tablets, Gamification, and Wearable Tech | MindShift | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images As tech tools continue to proliferate with new launches and new products, it's difficult to predict what will stick and
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Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it

In his new book To Sell is Human, author Daniel Pink reports that education is one of the fastest growing job categories in th

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The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools

The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
From last year's ISTE talk by Adam Bellow that's making the rounds again: The new "F" word is Fear. Fear of using technology in schools, in the hands of kids. Here's why that should change.
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Are We Ready To Move On From The Tools And Talk About Digital Content? - Forbes

Are We Ready To Move On From The Tools And Talk About Digital Content? - Forbes | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
While I'm delighted to read about the rise of digital sales in the UK, which surpassed £1 billion in 2012 reports the Entertainment Retailers Association, I'm looking forward to the time when the stories are less about the tools of the trade, and...
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Big Data Is Great, but Don’t Forget Intuition

Big Data Is Great, but Don’t Forget Intuition | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
It is easier than ever to measure and monitor people and machines, but the technology of Big Data is not without its shortcomings. (Sure, Big Data Is Great.
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How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory

How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
By Suzie Boss The following suggestions for turning K-12 classrooms into innovation spaces come from Bringing Innovation to School: Empowering Students to Th
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How to Gain Parent Buy-In for Classroom Technology Integration

How to Gain Parent Buy-In for Classroom Technology Integration | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Getting parents on board for technology integration can be a challenge, says teacher Jennifer Carey. Here are some strategies she's used to gain parent buy-in.
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10 Predictions for Blended Learning in 2013 -- THE Journal

10 Predictions for Blended Learning in 2013 -- THE Journal | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
In the ninth installment of their monthly column, blended learning experts Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker predict how blended learning programs will evolve in 2013.
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Be Creative, 2013 TechEd Predictions, Learning Apps « Dr. Doug ...

Be Creative, 2013 TechEd Predictions, Learning Apps « Dr. Doug ... | Technology and Private Education | Scoop.it
Believe you can learn to be more creative? Here are some tips. Then check Larry Cuban's 2013 predictions for technology in education, and see learning apps that teachers can actually use. Page Two brings blogging if you ...
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