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LOC releases new Student Discovery Sets for tablets

LOC releases new Student Discovery Sets for tablets

Tablet sets cover women’s suffrage, Japanese American internment, and political cartoonsPages from the scrapbooks of the activists who fought for women’s suffrage. A political cartoon from the pen of Benjamin Franklin. Photos by Ansel Adams of Japanese Americans living in World War II relocation camps.The Library of Congress is putting...

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MakerBot launches 3D printing classroom guide

MakerBot launches 3D printing classroom guide

MakerBot Handbook is intended to help educators and students get started with lesson plans and hands-on 3D designThousands of educators throughout the U.S. are embracing 3D printing as…

Free resource targets writing via social studies instruction

Free resource targets writing via social studies instruction

Tool uses cross-curricular approach to help students hone writing skills while they learn social studiesIn the push to create digital learning resources for schools, developers say social studies…

14 do’s and don’ts of successful tech integration

14 do’s and don’ts of successful tech integration

An elementary school computer specialist offers technology integration tips for administrators and teachersEmbarking on a technology integration plan or beginning a technology pilot can be daunting. However, mapping…

Ed groups launch efforts to build ‘trusted learning environment’

Ed groups launch efforts to build ‘trusted learning environment’

In today’s technology-rich landscape, school systems across the country are tasked with protecting student data and effectively communicating privacy policies and related measures to parents and communities.To address…

Why maker technology is crucial for students with learning difficulties

Why maker technology is crucial for students with learning difficulties

3D printing and hands-on learning opens up new worlds to some studentsI had always been good at building or “making” with my hands. Whether it was helping my…

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Nov. 13 virtual field trip highlights copper mining

Nov. 13 virtual field trip highlights copper mining

Discovery Education, a provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, and Freeport-McMoRan, an international natural resource company, will host an interactive live virtual field trip…

Access 23 free Common Core iTunes U courses

Access 23 free Common Core iTunes U courses

ASCD has debuted the Common Core Resources Project on iTunes U. The Common Core Resources Project is a curation of instructional resources and assessment sample items that will…

13 free assistive technology resources

13 free assistive technology resources

A limited budget doesn’t have to stop you or your child from getting some of the best assistive technology available to help people with LD. These free resources…

All-day virtual professional development event set for Oct. 25

All-day virtual professional development event set for Oct. 25

On October 25, Discovery Education will be hosting the eighth annual Discovery Education Streamathon, a live, day-long virtual professional learning event.This is one of Discovery Education's annual community…

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10 must-watch videos for flipped learning

10 must-watch videos for flipped learning

From STEM videos to history lessons, YouTube can be a one-stop shop for flipped learning If must-implement educational trends were narrowed down to a small group, flipped learning…

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

Stacey Roshan has found that flipping her math class leads to more powerful classroom interactions.In the three years that my advanced math classes have been flipped, I…

Try these free resources for the flipped classroom

Try these free resources for the flipped classroom

The flipped classroom is an education trend that has generated a lot of buzz, but some educators have struggled to create or find videos that are both short…

Teachers: Involve parents in the flipped classroom, too

At the beginning of each semester I spend time speaking to my students about what the flipped classroom is: a significant change over the way students have previously…

How TED-Ed is helping to amplify instruction

Technology can extend a talented teacher’s reach to thousands or even millions of kids around the world, said Chris Anderson, curator of the nonprofit TED project—and during an…

The truth about flipped learning

A flipped classroom is all about watching videos at home and then doing worksheets in class, right? Wrong! Consider carefully the assumptions and sources behind this oversimplified description.…

How to implement the ‘flipped classroom’

(Editor’s note: Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to practice what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. This…

How to make videos your students will love

(Editor’s note: Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to practice what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. This…

Why Khan Academy is so popular—and why teachers shouldn’t feel threatened

Why Khan Academy is so popular—and why teachers shouldn’t feel threatened

Sal Khan, whose online Khan Academy serves up video tutorials to more than 6 million students worldwide each month, wants to reassure teachers that the free educational service… m88 | Billigt köpa dörrar

Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms

Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms

Over the past two years, the Flipped Learning method has created quite a stir. Some argue that this teaching method will completely transform education, while others say it…

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