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Shuttleworth Foundation Supports Lumen Learning's OER Efforts

ALWAYS LOW PRICES: The Shuttleworth Foundation has awarded a second round of funding to Lumen Learning to support its efforts to help school leaders and faculty design and adopt OER materials. Lumen received $365,000 in 2013 and got the same amount for this year. Co-founded by OER pioneer David Wile

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Educating Modern Learners Is Live!

After several months of writing and editing and website building and tweaking and stuff, Educating Modern Learners is live! As I mentioned earlier this year, I've taken on the role of editor and lead writer for a new progressive education/technology site, founded by Will Richardson and Bruce Dixon. I'm pretty excited about what's in store for the coming weeks and months. I hope others are too...

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XV Encuentro práctico de profesorado de ELE (IH-Edinumen): "15 años y un día"

Del 28 al 29 de marzo pasados tuvo lugar el XV Encuentro práctico de profesorado de ELE, Madrid, organizado conjuntamente por International House y la editorial Edinumen y que este año tuvo como sede principal el Círculo de Bellas Artes. Aprovechando que me he mudado recientemente a la capital de España, no dejé pasar la oportunidad de inscribirme y de participar en los Talleres "Directo al

45 Must-have apps for the Foreign Language Classroom

A collaborative blogpost by 
Sylvia Duckworth (@sylviaduckworth) and Steve Lai (@sly111)

When friend, fellow French AIM teacher and Canadian iPad guru Steve Lai contacted me on Twitter last week with an idea to collaborate on a blogpost, I was excited to jump on board.

A few months ago my school purchased 10 iPads and when I was asked which apps I wanted for my Core French Classes (grades 3

Intel Announces Education 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop

INTEL’S AT IT AGAIN but the jury is still out. The company is merging tablets and laptops with its new Education 2-in-1 convertible laptop, announced two days ago. Though pricing and availability have yet to be revealed, Intel explains that the 2-in-1 will allow students to detach the display from t

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Yet Another Attention Disorder: Sluggish Cognitive Tempo

Some mental health researchers are claiming to have discovered a new type of attention disorder characterized by daydreaming and lethargy. But some parents and other researchers are pushing back,...

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How to Open and Edit Word Files in Google Drive

Every now and then I will receive a Word (Docx) file as an email attachment. I have configured my Google Account to allow me to open these files as documents converted into Google Docs format. In the video below I demonstrate how to configure this setting.

People Create Change, Not Products

A manifesto for professional development that lasts

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Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People?

Recent studies of MOOC completion rates and participation indicate that students with some college experience already do better.

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