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Breakthrough Career Education Research for Students with Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Hands-On Instruction with Video Modeling Increases Career Knowledge and Job Skills Over 55%

Breakthrough Career Education Research for Students with Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Hands-On Instruction with Video Modeling Increases Career Knowledge and Job Skills Over 55% | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Amy Spriggs of the University of Kentucky, a leading authority on Special Education and evidence-based teaching methodologies, just conclude
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Expanded School Choice Not in State Ed Plans – So Far

Expanded School Choice Not in State Ed Plans – So Far | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she'll use the process to encourage school choice, but so far states are not biting.
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10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies

10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
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We Need a Paradigm Shift in Education Data to Build the Learning Generation

We Need a Paradigm Shift in Education Data to Build the Learning Generation | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
By Bridget Crumpton, Senior Advisor of the Education Commission, and Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics   Ambitious goals demand more and better data, which is why the Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators is meeting today in Ottawa. Experts from countries and international agencies including the UNESCO Institute for Statistics…
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The 2016 Education Choice and Competition Index | Brookings Institution

The 2016 Education Choice and Competition Index | Brookings Institution | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The Education Choice and Competition Index is an annual ranking of school choice in the nation’s 100 largest school districts based on objective scoring of 13 categories of education policy and practice.
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Federal Budget Proposal Cuts Billions in Higher Education and K 12 School Programs (EdSurge News)

Federal Budget Proposal Cuts Billions in Higher Education and K 12 School Programs (EdSurge News) | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The Department of Education would face some major downsizing under the Trump administration’s newly released budget proposal that seeks a $9 billion dollar (or 13.5 percent) reduction. The $59 billion-dollar budget eliminates teacher training grants, supplemental K-12 school programs, and higher edu
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Keeping the Humanity in Education Policy

Keeping the Humanity in Education Policy | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Our nation must maintain high standards for our children and their education system. But we need to be careful that policies do not forget childrens' humanity.
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Dealing with a 'Culture of Fear'—Administrators on PD in the Age of Blended Learning (EdSurge News)

Dealing with a 'Culture of Fear'—Administrators on PD in the Age of Blended Learning (EdSurge News) | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
It’s pretty clear that very few people in education enjoy those typical sit-and-get professional development sessions. And when blended learning gets thrown into the mix, the situation gets even more complicated—what happens when educators seem afraid of products? Who should deliver PD, the administ
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The Digital Equity Dilemma: Part 1

The Digital Equity Dilemma: Part 1 | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
If you work in education, you’ve likely seen the equality vs. equity illustration, which depicts that individuals may need different levels of support
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12 Books About Peace to Share With Your Students - WeAreTeachers

12 Books About Peace to Share With Your Students - WeAreTeachers | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
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Exploring, adapting, learning -- Digital Learning Day and technology-enabled education

Exploring, adapting, learning -- Digital Learning Day and technology-enabled education | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Think back on the last time you were surrounded by a diverse collection of people. It doesn’t matter where it was -- shopping, traveling, a sporting
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60 People Shaping the Future of K-12 Education | Getting Smart

60 People Shaping the Future of K-12 Education | Getting Smart | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
We think innovations in learning are the most important thing in the world. Here are 60 innovators that are shaping the future of K-12 Education.
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22 Tips for Edtech Startups and Companies

22 Tips for Edtech Startups and Companies | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Edtech companies are being started at a staggering rate. Each promises to resolve an issue, transform education, be better than its competitors, and ultimately change the face of education. While these traits may be commendable, there is no doubt that edtech companies are struggling in a market that is over saturated with products and idea. In order to succeed, there are things 22 that they should know. Make sure you understand the education sector The education sector is a complex marketplace. Not only does every school district have varied needs but edtech products need to appeal to parents, students, administrators …
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Educator Spotlight: Getting Outside for Empathetic Learning

Educator Spotlight: Getting Outside for Empathetic Learning | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Nicole Ross, this week’s Educator of the Week, empowered her emotional and learning support students with an interactive and localized BioBlitz at Red Mill Elementary School in Etters, Pennsylvania. Nicole has switched schools since and is currently a middle school teacher in Havre De Grace, Maryland, and a member of the National Geographic Teacher Advisory…
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Maybe we're not afraid: on Edtech's inability to imagine the future

Maybe we're not afraid: on Edtech's inability to imagine the future | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Edtech's exclusionary narrative from Industrial Capitalism to Human Capital Theory
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This researcher asked kids what's wrong with U.S. schools. Here are their ideas.

This researcher asked kids what's wrong with U.S. schools. Here are their ideas. | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Who knows the most about school? Students.
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12 Potential Education Technology Implementation Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them by Kelly Walsh

12 Potential Education Technology Implementation Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them by Kelly Walsh | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
By Kelly Walsh

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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EdNET Insight | U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Release of Updated ESSA Consolidated State Plan Template

EdNET Insight | U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Release of Updated ESSA Consolidated State Plan Template | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
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Teacher Appreciation Week... www.schooldata.com

Teacher Appreciation Week... www.schooldata.com | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it

Show your love for teachers with a valuable deal, giveaway, or discount. Showcase your Teacher Appreciation Week http://bit.ly/2n49P3h

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Just what is a charter school, anyway?

Just what is a charter school, anyway? | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The Trump administration has indicated that charter schools are a major part of its education agenda. Many Americans, though, aren't sure how they work.
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Why teaching digital natives means making technology more than the icing on the cake

Why teaching digital natives means making technology more than the icing on the cake | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Tasked with producing a report for the governors of our school on the impact of flipped learning, I start by pondering how best to gather information, how to organise and present my text, and which technology or software I should use.
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NewSchools Ignite Special Education Challenge - NewSchools Venture Fund

NewSchools Ignite Special Education Challenge - NewSchools Venture Fund | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
In February 2017, NewSchools Venture Fund launched the NewSchools Ignite Special Education Challenge - open to entrepreneurs developing engaging, technology-enabled learning experiences, instructional content, assessments, administrative tools, and other digital…
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EdNET Insight | LitWorld And Scholastic Celebrate World Read Aloud Day

EdNET Insight | LitWorld And Scholastic Celebrate World Read Aloud Day | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
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Betsy DeVos Confirmed As Education Secretary

Betsy DeVos Confirmed As Education Secretary | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Best content around Dropout E-rate selected by the EdTech Update community.
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