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STEM Needs a New Letter

STEM Needs a New Letter | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
Science, technology, engineering, math—and arts and design (Why STEM needs a new letter: Science, technology, engineering, math—with art and design http://t.co/lMtg2VEBav)...
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Study: school design can significantly affect a child's grades (Wired UK)

Study: school design can significantly affect a child's grades (Wired UK) | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
A study of school design has discovered that school layouts can influence a child's development by as much as 25 percent -- positively or negatively -- over the course of an academic year
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Schooling the Imagination

Schooling the Imagination | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
Waldorf schools, which began in the esoteric mind of the Austrian philosopher Rudolph Steiner, have forged a unique blend of progressive and traditional teaching methods that seem to achieve impressive results -- intellectual, social, even moral.
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Solve for X: Nicholas Negroponte on learning by themselves

Solve for X is a forum to encourage and amplify technology-based moonshot thinking and teamwork. http://www.wesolveforx.com http://goo.gl/T3qQo Few people qu...
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Carnegie Mellon University professors launch online courses for Indian students - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site

Carnegie Mellon University professors launch online courses for Indian students - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
The Academic Financial Trading Platform (AFTP), the first massively open online course (MOOC) platform dedicated exclusively to business education, launched its courses in November 2012 to a growing community of Indian MBA students and executives.
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Where Education Has Gone Wrong With Technology - Edudemic

Where Education Has Gone Wrong With Technology - Edudemic | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
When I walked into the classroom I would present in, I was shocked when I saw two blackboards on either side of the wall mounted interactive whiteboard, full of math examples.
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Online learning: pedagogy, technology and opening up higher education

Online learning: pedagogy, technology and opening up higher education | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
How can online learning open, widen and formalise access to quality higher education?
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October 2, 1997-Vol29n06: Computer Utopia? No way! Bromley sees shortcomings in technology for schools

October 2, 1997-Vol29n06: Computer Utopia? No way! Bromley sees shortcomings in technology for schools | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
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Open Ed’s Business Woes: Textbook Pioneer Flat World Knowledge To Revoke Free Access To Texts | TechCrunch

Open Ed’s Business Woes: Textbook Pioneer Flat World Knowledge To Revoke Free Access To Texts | TechCrunch | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Pranab launches advanced version of low-cost Aakash2 tablet

Pranab launches advanced version of low-cost Aakash2 tablet | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
To begin with it will be made available to students of engineering colleges and varsities at a cost of Rs.
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Chinese Students Are Apparently Hooking Themselves Up To IV Drips Because Of Exam Stress

Chinese Students Are Apparently Hooking Themselves Up To IV Drips Because Of Exam Stress | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
Chinese Students Are Apparently Hooking Themselves Up To IV Drips Because Of Exam Stress...
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Most ed-tech startups suck! Here’s where they’re going wrong.

Most ed-tech startups suck! Here’s where they’re going wrong. | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
Guest Post This may come as a surprise to ed-tech companies, but you’re not going to invent the next big thing by shooting in the dark.
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Kling on Education and the Internet | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty

Kling on Education and the Internet | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
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Is This Grade School a 'Cult'? (And Do Parents Care?)

Is This Grade School a 'Cult'? (And Do Parents Care?) | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
Waldorf schools are popular with progressive parents. But how do you feel about a dose of spiritualism with your child's reading and math?
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At Waldorf School in Silicon Valley, Technology Can Wait

At Waldorf School in Silicon Valley, Technology Can Wait | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
The Waldorf School’s computer-free environment has become a draw for parents at high-tech companies like Google.
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What's Poverty Got to Do With Education?

What's Poverty Got to Do With Education? | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
The effects of poverty shape long-term health and development in profound ways. When children are exposed to adverse experiences -- physical, emotional, or substance abuse, mental illness, violence-- their systems are stressed to the max.
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Watering the learning tree

Watering the learning tree | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
Naveen Mandava and Varun Kumar talk about education, information and what running a start-up has in common with commando training.
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Show Me Your Badge

Show Me Your Badge | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
Information-age credentials may be the first serious competitor to traditional degrees since college-going became the norm.
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How the Aakash tablet bounced back

How the Aakash tablet bounced back | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
COLUMN | The Aakash tablet, once panned, is now back with version two, and it’s getting rave reviews.
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A tablet in every backpack?

A tablet in every backpack? | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
Good for the committee that oversees bond expenditures for the Los Angeles Unified School District . Someone had to slow down Supt.
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How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus

How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
Are your children prepared to think and focus for success in 21st century life?
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Given Tablets but No Teachers, Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves | MIT Technology Review

Given Tablets but No Teachers, Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves | MIT Technology Review | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results.
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Lacking Teachers and Textbooks, India's Schools Turn to Khan Academy to Survive

Lacking Teachers and Textbooks, India's Schools Turn to Khan Academy to Survive | Edutech Bytes | Scoop.it
The free online tutorials stand in for absent teachers, and supplement mediocre ones.
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