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Whatever your stance on Khan Academy, there's no denying that it's had quite an impact on the world of education and technology. I was perusing some of their newest videos this afternoon and it dawned on me that it might be helpful to share some of the most popular videos in terms of views.
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Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning. Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering inspiration, online videos make for an incredible teaching tool.
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Students are currently enjoying the last gasps of summertime in most countries right now. They're outside, engaging in social activities, and constantly on the move. So what would happen if these students were thrown into a slow-moving and old-fashioned classroom? The students would get distracted, disconnected, and feel lost.
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Teachers are frustrated. It's no secret. But when I came across this on Facebook today, I knew it had to be shared on Edudemic. Taylor Mali is a teacher and vocal advocate for all teachers. In the below video, he describes exactly 'what' he makes as a teacher. It's not money. It's a lot more than that.
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Despite the backlash against Khan Academy and the controversial evolution of online schools, it's clear that bringing education online is a big part of tomorrow's schools. If you've been looking for a simple and relat...
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If you're a science teacher, you're going to want to bookmark this as soon as possible. If you're not a science teacher, heck, you'll still love this and learn a thing or two.
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Sal Khan is a worldwide name and is inspiring many other teachers to harness the power of technology to improve learning around the world. One of those teachers is Paul Andersen.
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Pardon the hyperbole, but this may be one of the biggest partnerships in education since chalk met the chalkboard. MIT has officially joined forces with Khan Academy to launch a new set of educational videos. But it's not what you think.
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Whether you want to use it as a study tool for your own education or bring it in as an alternative way for students in your classes to learn a subject, it’s simple and free to get started with Khan Academy.
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YouTube is easily one of the most powerful Web 2.0 tools for the classroom. However, it had a big stumbling block: inappropriate or unrelated content. YouTube EDU solved a big part of this by creating a curated area for educational content.
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If you're a science teacher, know a science teacher, or just want to torment your students this afternoon... check out this video.
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When it comes to funding for scientific research, it's a tricky business. Most grants are awarded by the government and have little to no input from the taxpayers. A new startup wants to change that. It's called Petridish and it puts the power in your hands to pick which scientific studies should be funded.
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I just learned about a great venture being undertaken by the folks at Glens Falls City School District in New York. They're working to provide 24-7 access to lessons taught by their teachers.