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7 Great Web Services to Transfer Large Files

7 Great  Web Services to Transfer Large Files | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
There is no blinking the fact that web 2.0 technologies have radically revolutionized the way users interact with internet and if we narrow down our scope to the file sharing area it becomes clear...
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Southern Oregon elementary school will change harsh consequences for tardiness after Facebook post prompts widespread complaints

Southern Oregon elementary school will change harsh consequences for tardiness after Facebook post prompts widespread complaints | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
School officials said their practice of separating students behind a cardboard shield during lunch "was never intended to isolate or stigmatize students." But that was exactly what it looked like to parents, grandparents and anyone on Facebook who saw the photo of little Hunter, dejected behind a screen as his classmates eat together at a nearby table.
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Monthly Hackathons at CodeHS and Building CodeHS Lite — Working at CodeHS — Medium

Monthly Hackathons at CodeHS and Building CodeHS Lite - Working at CodeHS - Medium
Every month we do a full-day hackathon to prioritize fun projects. Sometimes we all build a project as a team. You have one day to finish.
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Free field trip: Google is paying teachers to have students watch civil rights movie 'Selma' - GeekWire

Free field trip: Google is paying teachers to have students watch civil rights movie 'Selma' - GeekWire | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Google wants more students to see Selma. In partnership with DonorsChoose.org, Google is offering to cover the cost of movie tickets and transportation exp
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Spirit of Sandy Hook victims inspires compassion in middle school students

Spirit of Sandy Hook victims inspires compassion in middle school students | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Daniel Barden was the kind of kid who cared for ants that got stuck inside his home, even if they bit him. He did the same for worms stranded on sidewalks.
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Teaching in the Age of Minecraft

Teaching in the Age of Minecraft | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.
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And So We Meet, Again: Why The Workday Is So Filled With Meetings

And So We Meet, Again: Why The Workday Is So Filled With Meetings | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
As workers find themselves buried in meetings, and meetings preparing for meetings, experts say they're often a waste. Blame this "weapon of mass interruption" on office culture and poor leadership.
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School superintendent writes ‘warning’ letter on PARCC Common Core test

School superintendent writes ‘warning’ letter on PARCC Common Core test | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The head of Winnetka schools in Illinois raises questions about PARCC in open letter to parents, community members and staff.
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The Office Review by Victor Lewis Smith

The Office Review by Victor Lewis Smith | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
A summer stinker; ‘A bore in homeopathic doses can be hilarious, but a bore in real time remains simply a bore’.
Victor Lewis-Smith
The Evening Standard, July 10 2001
BRITAIN has the best television...
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What I didn't expect in 2014 | The Digital Principal

What I didn't expect in 2014 | The Digital Principal | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
I haven't written on this blog since the summer months and wanted to take the time to explain why. This last year... or at least the last several months didn't shape up the way I expected
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Twitter's CEO faces intensified calls to step down

Twitter's CEO faces intensified calls to step down | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Tweety bird is getting hammered. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo on Friday continued to get dinged by critics calling for his scalp — the latest salvo coming from Harvard Business School professor Bill Ge...
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Local ISP Offers Internet Speeds 10 Times Faster Than Google Fiber

Local ISP Offers Internet Speeds 10 Times Faster Than Google Fiber | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
While Kansas City and others gloat about their gigabit internet from Google Fiber, a small internet service provider in Minnesota is about to offer stupid fast 10-gigabit connections to consumers. US Internet just announced that the new service will be available to 30,000 households in Minneapolis next summer. It'll be expensive, too, at $400 a month.
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Nearly 500,000 Fewer Americans Will Pass the GED in 2014 After a Major Overhaul to the Test. Why? And Who's Left Behind?

Nearly 500,000 Fewer Americans Will Pass the GED in 2014 After a Major Overhaul to the Test. Why? And Who's Left Behind? | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
As he sits in a study room at Project Learn — a non-profit on Euclid Avenue that offers adult education programs — with sample questions...
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Opt-out forms lands student in hot water

Opt-out forms lands student in hot water | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
More students, parents and teachers standing up against PARCC, the state's new online standardized test.
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How @Pharrellhat Went Viral - Medium

How @Pharrellhat Went Viral - Cuepoint - Medium
A year ago I created a parody Twitter account that blew up. Here‘s what I learned.
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Seth's Blog: Is Google making the web stupid?

Seth's Blog: Is Google making the web stupid? | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Jazz became popular because an opera-loving engineer developed radio, which opened the door for an ignored art form to spread. And rock and roll was enabled by the transistor radio and the FM band. More subtly, consider the fact that...
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Pick the BEST Session at ANY conference EVERY time with this one simple trick.

Pick the BEST Session at ANY conference EVERY time with this one simple trick. | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
If Time = Money and Money = Money, then picking the wrong one hour session at a conference is a stupid waste of MONEY. Luckily for you I'm going to show you how, by spending just 10-20$ more, you c...
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Ten years ago, a video-sharing site called YouTube was born. Then, this happened

Ten years ago, a video-sharing site called YouTube was born. Then, this happened | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Ten years ago, a video-sharing site called YouTube was born. In the decade since, it has changed our world.
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The VexBox Internet Throttle for Parents

The VexBox  Internet Throttle for Parents | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The VexBox lets Parents control the speed of the Internet. Chores not done? See if your teen likes 56k. A great tool for Mom & Dad.
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The Language of the State of the Union

The Language of the State of the Union | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
An interactive chart reveals how the words presidents use reflect the twists and turns of American history.
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Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop" - YouTube

The final part of Martin Luther King's last speech. He delivered it on April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day, King was assas...
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Parte final del Discurso del Pastor Martin Luther King un día antes de morir asesinado.

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Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop" - YouTube

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NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS YOUR HARASSMENT, DISCRIMINATION AN JIM CROW CONNECTION OF GOVERNMENT CANT STOP GOD  BLESSINGS 

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This year, I resolve to ban laptops from my classroom

This year, I resolve to ban laptops from my classroom | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
My students may grumble, but I'm actually helping them.
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12 Must Read 2015 Books

12 Must Read 2015 Books | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
I have been very blessed to receive a few advanced copies of books from time to time. It's never too early to start thinking about and celebrating the books that are about to enter the universe. I'...
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Basic classroom maths just doesn't add up in the workplace

Basic classroom maths just doesn't add up in the workplace | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Basic classroom maths just doesn't add up in the workplace. That's what the Australia's chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb believes. A new study supports his claims.
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