One Skill that 9 out of 10 Schools Don’t Teach

One Skill that 9 out of 10 Schools Don’t Teach
by Rebekka Goldberg ·

The following video opened my eyes to a new language–computer programming.  Often referred to as coding, mastery of this language is … Continue reading »

Generation G: Clicking Our Brains Out

Generation G: Clicking Our Brains Out
by Nikki Morrell ·

Next time you’re with your students, look around.  How many of them have smartphones in their hands? In a lot … Continue reading »

A Tale of Two MOOCs: The Importance of Community in Online Learning

A Tale of Two MOOCs: The Importance of Community in Online Learning
by David Korfhage ·

Fundamentals of Online Education (FOE), and E-Learning and Digital Cultures (EDC): two Coursera courses, two courses on e-learning, both MOOCs, both on Coursera, both offered by prestigious universities. Continue reading »

Flipping Isn’t Just About Video: A Better Approach to Vocabulary

Flipping Isn’t Just About Video: A Better Approach to Vocabulary
by Robin Neal ·

I would tell you how I used to incorporate vocabulary in my English classes, but I’m betting you already know. Chances are … Continue reading »

Privacy versus Publicity

Privacy versus Publicity
by Stacy Jagodowski ·

One of the things I constantly struggle with as an administrator at a junior school is the issue of privacy … Continue reading »

5 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Innovate in Your School

5 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Innovate in Your School
by Scott Rocco ·

All the conversations about technology and education lead to 1:1, and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. Each concept has … Continue reading »

Adaptation of the Species: iBooks Author in the Classroom

Adaptation of the Species: iBooks Author in the Classroom
by Nikki Morrell ·

I once overheard a colleague state that textbooks are outdated; that flat images on paper are going the way of the dinosaur—extinct. Okay, so admittedly, that educator was me, and perhaps the statement is a bit premature, as many students do not yet own laptops or tablets. But the revolution is coming! I’ve got my “end of the world as we know it” sign ready to display. Continue reading »

Breaking News: Area School Upset with Facebook Promoted Posts

Breaking News: Area School Upset with Facebook Promoted Posts
by Joel F. W. Price ·

I fully recognize that it’s a nuisance when something you’re used to changes how it looks and functions. For the purpose of this post, let’s take Facebook as the example. Here is a great look at how Facebook has changed looks over the years. Do you remember getting angry over any/all of these changes? Continue reading »

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them!

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them!
by Rebekka Goldberg ·

Texting in the halls, at lunch, before school, and after school are regular occurrences, but how many times have you … Continue reading »

A Visual Guide to Using Social Media

A Visual Guide to Using Social Media
by Madeline Riley ·

At edSocialMedia, we like to encourage our bootcamp attendees to practice using social media in their daily lives. If the user sees it naturally fitting into their social lives, we find that they are way more likely to use the tools in the professional careers…
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