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How to Deal with Information Overload

How to Deal with Information Overload | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
I have recently read a great book by Clay Johnson called The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption. In this book Clay talked about the information overload we are subject to and he...
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25% of the workweek managing emails, also known as 560 hours per year. That is frightening.

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K-2 students be shoppin’!!!!

K-2 students be shoppin’!!!! | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Shopping is an authentic, mathematical activity that calls on a wide range of skills. It’s also fun! This post will give you ideas about how to scaffold shopping exercises to meet students’ needs at various levels.
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AT&T continues to throttle internet speeds opposing FTC actions and the FCC’s rules

AT&T continues to throttle internet speeds opposing FTC actions and the FCC’s rules | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
After a high profile suit against AT&T filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) late last...
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California faces test as it changes school performance measures

California faces test as it changes school performance measures | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California will no longer rely solely on student test scores as a measure of how well a public school is performing, the latest effort to balance criticism of standardized
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The Mathematics Behind Getting All That Snow Off Your Street | WIRED

The Mathematics Behind Getting All That Snow Off Your Street | WIRED | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Plow driver J.J. Giugliano Jr. battles the snow on Pleasant Street near Monument Square in Charlestown. Lane Turner/The Boston Globe/Getty Images This winter has dumped a lot of snow on the east coast. A lot of snow. Boston, to offer an example, has seen 99.9 inches of the stuff, just eight inches shy of its…
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Where Have All The Teachers Gone?

Where Have All The Teachers Gone? | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Enrollment at teacher training programs is down in many parts of the country, raising fears of a looming teacher shortage.
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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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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, January 21, 11:53 AM

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

Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, January 28, 7:43 AM

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

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The Health Concerns in Wearable Tech

The Health Concerns in Wearable Tech | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Some researchers and consumers are now asking whether wearable computers will be considered harmful in several decades’ time.
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The Bandwidth Gap: The States Where School Internet Is Slowest

The Bandwidth Gap: The States Where School Internet Is Slowest | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Nearly every school in America has some form of Internet connectivity—but that alone doesn't mean all kids have equal access to the web.
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Colorado senator takes PARCC tests, expresses shock | The Spot — The Denver Post

Colorado senator takes PARCC tests, expresses shock | The Spot — The Denver Post | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
State Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, can empathize with students taking the PARCC test. He took it last week and reported his own problems.
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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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