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Think you could get into Harvard if you applied today? What if you applied back in 1869? I'm guessing it would have been quite a bit harder since you'd have to be able to show some pretty interesting knowledge. There's a big focus on Latin and Greek and not as much on your SAT scores. So get ready to try and get into Harvard like it's 1869!
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While an issue for most products short of books and antiques, in the technology world obsolescence can not only cost money, but can threaten the quality of skill-building learners get with hands-on use. Whereas previous generations of technology had a habit of fending for themselves, the modern technology industry has seemingly developed an odd desire to replace and cannibalize itself constantly.
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Edudemic Magazine is the single best source of progressive education coverage available anywhere--written for educators, by educators. Our May issue features more content than ever--including an updated "iPad Spect...
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We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom. But I wanted t...
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Mobile learning, or m-learning, refers to any learning intervention that is carried out through the use of mobile devices and wireless technology. Ever since the concept of mobile learning came into the picture, in...
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The following is a sponsored post by Datamation Systems, Inc.. They've worked with more than 10,000 schools to help deploy and secure classrooms full of technology. Want to learn more? Check out their ad in the Edudem...
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To flip or not to flip? That is not the essential question. In assessing the optimal classroom dynamics, I would argue that we need to take a good look at what our classrooms look like right now, what activities our students gain the most from, what we wished we had more time for, and what things about our class we wish we could eliminate.
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I've seen plenty of presentations that try to incorporate social media, polling, and other interactive tools. It's all an effort to engage the audience and keep the conversation going. But usually these presentations don't do it right.
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Are you excited to see what tablet your students will be playing with next year? Next month? Next week? The newest iPad is arriving today (Wednesday, March 7th) and we'll be live blogging the announcement from Apple.
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The following is a post by our newest author, Terry Heick. You might know him from his popular site TeachThought. Terry is an English teacher curious about the overlap between classic and modern media--and the ...
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U.S. teachers work hard. They clock a ton of hours every week but how do they stack up against the rest of the world? What about how much they're paid?
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From over-sharing to sexting, sharing information is a minefield for students and teachers. Here are a few ways teachers can help keep students safe online.
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Sometimes it's hard to get students excited about world history. Heck, sometimes it is just plain impossible to get students excited about learning anything except what's happening on Facebook.
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It's easier than ever before to share information. Both inside and outside the classroom. So in terms of academic honesty, what role has technology played in affecting modern day cheating in the classroom?