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How Google Plans to Offer Virtual Field Trips Worldwide

NO PARENT CHAPERONES NEEDED: Starting in fall 2015, students will be able to take virtual field trips to locations like the Galapagos, the Great Wall of China, or Wall Street through Google Expeditions.Using Expeditions, teachers will be able to send synchronized 3D panoramas to students’ smartphone

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The Condition of US Education: Fewer Dropouts, Higher Poverty and ELL Students

WHAT CONDITION OUR EDUCATION IS IN: In 2014, 91 percent of 25- to 29-year-olds in the US finished high school, and 34 percent had a bachelor's or more advanced degree. These macro-level stats lead off "The Condition of Education 2015," a report from the US Department of Education's Institute of Educ

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Why Elon Musk's Secret School Has No Grade Levels

TO THE STARS AND BEYOND: Elon Musk revealed in an interview with Beijing Television that he has started a small, secretive school for his kids and and a few children of employees at his company, SpaceX. Named "Ad Astra" (Latin for "to the stars"), the one-year-old school has no grade levels (and cur

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Virtual Field Trips and Education (Technology) Inequalities

Like many kids, I reckon, field trips were some of my favorite and most memorable happenings at school. Field trips were great, in no small part, because they involved missing school. Schedules and lessons were interrupted so that we could all pile into school buses or parents’ cars and venture out into the world.

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Presentando FIAPE

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Si eres un profesional de la enseñanza del español seguro que ya conoces el trabajo que lleva a cabo la Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Profesores de Español (FIAPE). Esta federación, formada por dieciséis asociaciones nacionales, agrupa a catorce mil docentes de español.

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English Majors Can Be Doctors Too: Medical School Rethinks Pre-Med

You can’t tell by looking which students at Mount Sinai’s school of medicine in New York City were traditional pre-meds as undergraduates and which weren’t. And that’s exactly the point.
Most of the class majored in biology or chemistry, crammed for the medical college admission test and got flawless grades and scores.

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Making the Most of Google Keep

This is a guest post from Avra Robinson (@AvraRachel) of EdTechTeacher, an advertiser on this site.

Charla sobre el turismo idiomático en el Ayuntamiento de Málaga

El pasado martes 26 de mayo, el Ayuntamiento de Málaga abrió sus puertas a un grupo de estudiantes universitarios estadounidenses, futuros profesionales del mundo del turismo y de la hostelería.
Sara Quintero, promotora Ejecutiva del Club de Producto Idiomático de Málaga, explicó desde el organigrama del departamento de turismo del Ayuntamiento hasta el funcionamiento de diferentes promociones  que se llevan a cabo para vender Málaga y Andalucía como el lugar perfecto para el estudio de la lengua española.

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iPad Conference Accepting Proposals Through June 30th

call-for-proposals-teaching-learning-ipad-2015The 4th Annual Teaching and Learning With the iPad Conference is Accepting Presentation Proposals Through June 30th
by Teaching & Learning with the iPad Conference Organizers

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Try Scratch Jr. for Programming Fun on iPads and Android Tablets

If you're looking for a learning activity that kids can do on their own at home this summer, consider introducing them and their parents to Scratch Jr.