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A new survey details a few key ways that teachers want to change schools and the education system as a whole. Do you agree?
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When you imagine a 'typical classroom' - what do you picture? If it's a boatload of laptops facing you with students hiding behind the screens, you're not far off.
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Whether you want to have students turn in homework via an online form or simply take a quiz or test, online quiz tools are critical to having a connected classroom.
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What if there were modern interpretations of old-fashioned propaganda posters that encouraged you to have better phone etiquette?
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A few weeks back I wrote an article in which I introduced The Pedagogical Framework of eDidaktik.dk, which is based on the distinction between a monological, a dialogical and a polyphonic form of teaching.
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It's no secret that online learning is all the rage these days. But how does it stack up against classroom learning and similar models? A new infographic claims that online learning is the wave of the future but I'd prefer to hear your thoughts.
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Bringing young, motivated, super smart college graduates into low-income, underperforming schools with the aim to help lessen the educational gap for low-income kids sounds like a great idea, right? Teach For America, and about 46,000 applicants (in 2011) think so.
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Does it ever seem as though Apple's products seem to be the technology of choice in many classrooms, despite their higher price tags? This handy infographic takes us on a journey from a technology void classroom to one filled with tools and options for teachers to supplement their lectures in new, creative ways, and shows why and how Apple is leading the march into classrooms.
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We've talked about virtual field trips and connecting with other schools online many times. But what about actually seeing how your classroom stacks up to the others around the world?
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Today, postsecondary educators hold 1.7 million jobs in America. With postsecondary teaching jobs expected to grow by 15 percent by 2018, you might be surprised about who is teaching in college classrooms.
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It may seem old fashioned, but single-sex education remains the predominant model for most of the world, and there is good reason to believe that this approach has helped much of the industrialized world succeed in education while the U.S. school system continues to falter.
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We are working on a new feature for the upcoming issues of the Edudemic iPad Magazine. We'll be featuring teachers from around the world in an effort to help others learn more about what they're doing. So that means we need your help!
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Believe it or not, education is improving. Before you start saying "but Jeff, it's really not there yet" or "Jeff, why are you writing a blog post on your birthday?" let me tell you why I say education is improving.
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Here's a brief look at the evolution of classroom technology. Do you have a piece of technology that you think should be included? Tweet @edudemic or let me know in the comments!