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Advanced Exercises Series: Column Addition

Advanced Exercises Series: Column Addition | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
In this post exercises on column addition with non-standard solutions are discussed. You may find them relevant to challenge advanced students in your class
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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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Texas Says Most of Its Students Aren’t Reading at Grade Level. But Are The Tests Fair? - The New York Times

Texas Says Most of Its Students Aren’t Reading at Grade Level. But Are The Tests Fair? - The New York Times | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Many educators in Texas are pushing back against a testing system they say is setting children up to fail.
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Why CAPTCHAs have gotten so difficult

Why CAPTCHAs have gotten so difficult | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Demonstrating you’re not a robot is getting harder and harder. That’s because spambots are getting smarter. So how do researchers design a CAPTCHA that’s tough enough for robots, but easy enough for humans?
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Vander Esch purchases new weight room for Salmon River High School

Vander Esch purchases new weight room for Salmon River High School | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Leighton Vander Esch wanted to do something for Salmon River High School. He also knew he was going to need a place to workout while back in Riggins for the
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‘The Social Network’ Was Right About Facebook All Along

‘The Social Network’ Was Right About Facebook All Along | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Director David Fincher's movie is not necessarily historically accurate, but its lessons about privacy and power still ring true nearly 10 years later.
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When starting school, younger children are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, study says –

When starting school, younger children are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, study says – | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
A Harvard study has found that children born in August in states with a Sept. 1 cutoff birth date for school enrollment have a 30 percent higher risk for ADHD diagnosis than peers born in September, which may reflect overdiagnosis.
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I'm a Teacher Not a Boxer, and I'm Tired of Being Beat Up by My Students

I'm a Teacher Not a Boxer, and I'm Tired of Being Beat Up by My Students | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
I had a job interview recently. Even though I am pretty well known for my work with older students I was interviewing for a K-2 classroom. There are lots of reasons for the change but there is one reason I have kept to myself. I’m kind of ashamed to say it.
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Google will shut down Google+ four months early after second data leak

Google will shut down Google+ four months early after second data leak | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Google+ has suffered another data leak, and Google has decided to shut down the consumer version of the social network four months earlier than it originally planned. Google+ will now close to consumers in April, rather than August. Additionally, API access to the network will shut down within the next 90 days.
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Educator: In Finland, I realized how 'mean-spirited’ the U.S. education system really is

Educator: In Finland, I realized how 'mean-spirited’ the U.S. education system really is | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
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How To Actually Teach Your Kid The Value Of Money

How To Actually Teach Your Kid The Value Of Money | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Raising a financially literate child doesn't have to be difficult.
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How To Talk To Your Kids About Natural Disasters

How To Talk To Your Kids About Natural Disasters | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Here are some age-appropriate ways to discuss these traumatic events.
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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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How Creative Leaders Tap Into the Power of Questions

How Creative Leaders Tap Into the Power of Questions | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it

Innovation expert and author Warren Berger has spent years studying how questions can transform our business and personal lives and tap into our creative potential. In this episode of our Creative Confidence Series, he shares insights from his new book, The Book of Beautiful Questions, featuring hundreds of big and small questions that harness the magic of inquiry to tackle challenges we all face—at work, in our relationships, and beyond.
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Memphis principal using social media to read bedtime stories to students

Memphis principal using social media to read bedtime stories to students | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Principal Archie Moss Jr. knows just how to bring the words on any page to life.
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The Datasaurus Dozen - Same Stats, Different Graphs: Generating Datasets with Varied Appearance and Identical Statistics through Simulated Annealing | Autodesk Research

The Datasaurus Dozen - Same Stats, Different Graphs: Generating Datasets with Varied Appearance and Identical Statistics through Simulated Annealing | Autodesk Research | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Datasets which are identical over a number of statistical properties, yet produce dissimilar graphs, are frequently used to illustrate the importance of graphical representations when exploring data. This paper presents a novel method for generating such datasets, along with several examples. Our technique varies from previous approaches in that new datasets are iteratively
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Teachers should not spend evenings responding to emails from pushy parents, Education Secretary says

Teachers should not spend evenings responding to emails from pushy parents, Education Secretary says | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Teachers should not be spending their evenings and weekends responding to emails from pushy parents, the Education Secretary will say today.
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Kansas Boy, 16, Is Set to Graduate in the Spring From High School — and Harvard - The New York Times

Kansas Boy, 16, Is Set to Graduate in the Spring From High School — and Harvard - The New York Times | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The teenager said he hopes to go to law school in the fall, and his goal is to one day become president.
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The Most Banned and Challenged Books of the Past 5 Years | PlaygroundEquipment.com

The Most Banned and Challenged Books of the Past 5 Years | PlaygroundEquipment.com | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
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Social media detox: Christina Farr quits Instagram, Facebook

Social media detox: Christina Farr quits Instagram, Facebook | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Christina Farr used to spend 5 hours a week posting and interacting with friends on Instagram. She quit cold this summer, and her life changed dramatically for the better. 
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What's old is new again.

What's old is new again. | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
“We do not learn from experience…we learn from reflecting on experience.” -John Dewey I was recently in a meeting with Bjorn Paige, principal of ACMA (Arts and Communications Magne
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