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Learning From Charters to Shape a District - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - BlendedLearning, Charter Schools

Learning From Charters to Shape a District - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - BlendedLearning, Charter Schools | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Superintendent, Pat Deklotz and assistant superintendent of Teaching and Learning, Theresa Gennerman hosted our tour of the three charter schools that have developed right inside their traditional elementary and high schools.
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Biden tells teachers their profession is ‘the most important’ 

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee addressed members of the National Education Association, the largest labor union in the country.
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Internet should be an ‘essential utility,’ WA schools chief says as state pulls plug on rest of term 

Internet should be an ‘essential utility,’ WA schools chief says as state pulls plug on rest of term  | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The longtime problem of digital inequity has been thrown into sharp relief by the coronavirus pandemic as schools turn to online learning. Washington state is calling on the tech and telecom industries to help narrow that digital divide now that in-person learning is canceled for the rest of the…
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Zoom Updates iOS App to Stop Sending Data to Facebook - MacRumors

Zoom Updates iOS App to Stop Sending Data to Facebook - MacRumors | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Zoom, a video conferencing app that many people are using at the current time to keep in touch with coworkers while working from home, wa
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International Summit Educators In VR 

International Summit Educators In VR  | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
2020 Educators in VR International Summit February 17-22, 2020 The 2020 Educators in VR International Summit is a free, open-to-the public, virtual event lasting 6 days (over 150 round-the-clock hours) with a diverse range of over 150 speakers and presentations covering: Down to The Basics of VR/AR/XR/MR Research into Spatial Technologies in Education Corporate Uses…
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The making of "Margaret by Moonlight" - YouTube

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‎The Joy of Professional Learning - The Games Edition in the Apple Books Store 

‎The Joy of Professional Learning - The Games Edition in the Apple Books Store  | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
‎This book introduces twenty recipes that are a playful approach to professional learning. They represent what our team has learned over more than a hundred years of combined experience in education. We organized our book by the sort of materials each recipe requires (boards, cards, dice and quizzes)…
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Bill Gates spent hundreds of millions of dollars to improve teaching. New report says it was a bust. - The

The project, costing $575 million, was pursued despite concerns from the start that it wouldn't work. Here's why it didn't.
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The Global Technology Entrepreneurship Program for Girls

The Global Technology Entrepreneurship Program for Girls | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Every year Technovation invites girls around the world to learn and apply the skills they need to solve a community problem using technology.
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Public school teachers much less racially diverse than students in US

Public school teachers much less racially diverse than students in US | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Racial or ethnic minorities made up 20% of teachers in public elementary and secondary school teachers in 2015-16, but 51% of students.
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Diversity, Equity And Justice - Teaching Tolerance 

Diversity, Equity And Justice - Teaching Tolerance  | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants.
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The first picture of a black hole opens a new era of astrophysics

The first picture of a black hole opens a new era of astrophysics | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Astronomers used a network of telescopes around the world to take a picture of the supermassive black hole in the galaxy M87.
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Zuckerberg’s new privacy essay shows why Facebook needs to be broken up

Zuckerberg’s new privacy essay shows why Facebook needs to be broken up | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t understand what privacy means—he can’t be trusted to define it for the rest of us.
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Edcamp: Powerful Learning at Home Tickets, Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Edcamp: Powerful Learning at Home Tickets, Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Join us on June 12 for Edcamp: Powerful Learning at Home, an online unconference-style professional development for and by educators.
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Apple Offering 90-Day Free Trials for Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X - MacRumors

Apple Offering 90-Day Free Trials for Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X - MacRumors | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Apple is offering new free trial options for Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X, its video and audio editing software designed fo
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Zoom iOS app sending data to Facebook even w/o FB account

Zoom iOS app sending data to Facebook even w/o FB account | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The Zoom iOS app is sharing data with Facebook, without declaring it in the privacy policy. This happens whether or not you have a Facebook account. Data shared with Facebook includes your iPhone o…
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Philadelphia Eagles open sensory room for fans with autism

Philadelphia Eagles open sensory room for fans with autism | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The "no reentry" rule that's applied at most major venues can make a family coping with sensory needs think twice about whether they go to an event like a professional football game.
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Design Thinking with Kids

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In recent years, design thinking has becoming an increasingly common buzzword in many different sectors, including education. Over the past few months we have been working to refine a design thinki…
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Number Of Teachers Quitting The Classroom After Just One Year Hits All-Time High

Number Of Teachers Quitting The Classroom After Just One Year Hits All-Time High | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The number of teachers leaving the classroom within a year of qualifying has reached its highest level for more than 20 years - at a time when student numbers are rising.
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‘Easier Than Robbing A Bank:’ City of Chicago Almost Lost More Than $1 Million In Phishing Scam

‘Easier Than Robbing A Bank:’ City of Chicago Almost Lost More Than $1 Million In Phishing Scam | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The City of Chicago’s Department of Aviation thought it was paying an approved vendor more than $1 million for services earlier this year. But your tax dollars didn’t reach them.
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Here’s the first picture of a black hole

Here’s the first picture of a black hole | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The Event Horizon Telescope imaged the supermassive beast lying some 55 million light-years away in a galaxy called M87.
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We found the man who has the last perfect bracket in the world. Here's what he said. | NCAA.com

We found the man who has the last perfect bracket in the world. Here's what he said. | NCAA.com | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
We tracked down Gregg "center road" Nigl, the man who has correctly predicted all 48 games so far in the 2019 NCAA tournament and owns the world's only verifiably perfect NCAA bracket.
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