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20 Options for Real-Time Collaboration Tools

20 Options for Real-Time Collaboration Tools | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
20 options for real-time collaboration tools for you to select from.

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Tools that can help make distant learning and other group projects workable.

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Mary Starry's curator insight, January 2, 2014 4:08 PM

I had no idea there were so many tools available to allow small groups of people to interact together in real-time.  These could be used for small group discussions with students or with other faculty.

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lynnegibb's curator insight, January 7, 2014 1:26 AM

Some great tools for collaboration - lots I havnt heard of

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After School Programs Extend Development Beyond the Classroom | Parent Toolkit Blog

After School Programs Extend Development Beyond the Classroom  | Parent Toolkit Blog | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
By this time of year, children have settled into their school routines. Yet, many parents still face the challenge of figuring out the best way for their children to spend their afterschool hours. So, how do you select an afterschool program for your child? Here are a few things to consider.

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National Urban League report says black America better off now than 40 years ago

National Urban League report says black America better off now than 40 years ago | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
Study looks at how blacks and Hispanics have been doing in the United States over the last few years and how they were doing in 1976
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How to Kickstart the Tech Industry in a Place Where Violence Prevails

How to Kickstart the Tech Industry in a Place Where Violence Prevails | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
Some say coding classes are key to addressing the country’s inequality. But that’s a hard feat in a place where many people don’t even have Internet access.
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Northrop Grumman Gives $2 Million Grant to National Society of Black Engineers

Northrop Grumman Gives $2 Million Grant to National Society of Black Engineers | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
Northrop Grumman and the National Society of Black Engineers team up to create more minority engineers.
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This 9-year-old wants to be the first White House child science adviser

This 9-year-old wants to be the first White House child science adviser | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
Jacob Leggette said kids need a voice to tell Obama “what’s working and what’s not.”
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Poverty, Compounded

Poverty, Compounded | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
Staying poor isn’t just a matter of having too little money—it’s about a series of unstable circumstances that build upon each other.
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At schools with sub-par Internet, kids face a poor connection with modern life

At schools with sub-par Internet, kids face a poor connection with modern life | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
The financial decisions of telecom companies have put rural students at a disadvantage.
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How to Implement Social and Emotional Learning at Your School

How to Implement Social and Emotional Learning at Your School | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
To implement SEL at your school, use these seven activities to help students build self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.
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How to Implement Social and Emotional Learning at Your School

To implement SEL at your school, use these seven activities to help students build self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.
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The Problem With Books About Urban-Education Heroes

The Problem With Books About Urban-Education Heroes | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
Some teachers worry about the growing popularity of books and movies about poor city schools lead to damaging myths about their students and communities.
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When Academic Tracking Benefits Students

When Academic Tracking Benefits Students | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
New evidence suggests that black and Latino students thrive in honors class.
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8 ways you can empower girls to learn coding

8 ways you can empower girls to learn coding | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it

"Here are some initial steps you can take to meaningfully advocate for getting girls into computer science in your own community."


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Empowering steps to helping girls learn to code
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Empowering steps to helping girls learn to code
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An Economist’s Case for Pre-K

An Economist’s Case for Pre-K | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
Caridad Araujo of the Inter-American Development Bank explains why funding early-childhood education is a good investment.
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What Young Men Of Color Can Teach Us About The Achievement Gap

What Young Men Of Color Can Teach Us About The Achievement Gap | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
"They're stuck in a predicament that teaches them that that's who they are. And that that's how they fit into the world," says Harvard economist Ron Ferguson.
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The 5 toughest challenges tomorrow's cities face

The 5 toughest challenges tomorrow's cities face | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
EPA chief McCarthy and Land O'Lakes CEO Policinski joined mayors and other leaders to swap strategies for resilience.
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Do ‘Career Academies’ Propagate Inequality?

Do ‘Career Academies’ Propagate Inequality? | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
The schools-within-schools blend traditional and technical courses to try to smooth the transition from high school to working life—but they may inadvertently propagate inequality.
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Kids start falling behind in science in kindergarten. Here's how we can change that.

Kids start falling behind in science in kindergarten. Here's how we can change that. | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
Globally, the U.S. is at risk of declining economic competitiveness due to its continuing lower levels of educational attainment in science, technology, engineering an
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Raising Your Digital IQ

Raising Your Digital IQ | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
A global survey of business leaders shows how the smartest companies develop and wield their technology strategy.
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You don’t always have to be a coder to build something

You don’t always have to be a coder to build something | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
We live in a world where, because of technology and access to information, people can cultivate expertise and contribute on projects or in industries where..
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The Return of the Black Panther

The Return of the Black Panther | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
A behind-the-scenes look at the revival of Marvel’s first black-superhero series—and an exclusive preview of the first issue
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50+ Free Tech Tools For Your Classroom

We are here to give you the know-how necessary to continue to learn about new free tech tools for your classroom.
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Bridging the Analog-Digital Divide in Emergency Communications

Bridging the Analog-Digital Divide in Emergency Communications | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
One of the interesting obstacles to effective emergency communications is the divide between newer digital equipment and older analog systems.
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Why everyone deserves broadband no matter how little they make (Q&A)

Why everyone deserves broadband no matter how little they make (Q&A) | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
CNET speaks with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn about why low-income Americans need access to high-speed Internet.
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This computer will grow your food in the future

This computer will grow your food in the future | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
What if we could grow delicious, nutrient-dense food, indoors anywhere in the world? Caleb Harper, director of the Open Agriculture Initiative at the MIT Media Lab, wants to change the food system by connecting growers with technology.
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Introduce robots into classrooms to attract girls into coding, says expert

Introduce robots into classrooms to attract girls into coding, says expert | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
Robots should be introduced to primary-school lessons in order to show a more “humanistic” side of coding and to help attract more girls to the digital sector, a government-backed technology leader has said.  Gerard Grech, CEO of Tech...
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Lifelong Learning and Technology

Lifelong Learning and Technology | Urban Science Education | Scoop.it
A large majority of Americans seek extra knowledge for personal and work-related reasons. Digital technology plays a notable role in these knowledge pursuits,
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