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A Night to Remember: Photos from the 2015 DILAs Gala

And that's a wrap! Here at EdSurge, we're big fans of vintage storytelling--bringing back old-school style in the most Maker-ish of manners. Old typewriters, antique books, hipster cameras. We love it all. And what better place to celebrate storytelling than on Friday, Nov. 21, at the second annual Digital Innovation in Learning Awards (DILAs) Gala

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Binge watching and language learning

We are winding down into the holiday season, and that time when after all of the hullabaloo is over and the dishes are done, there is nothing I would rather do than crash on the couch and binge watch TV series.  Currently I am working my way through the entire series of The West Wing on Netflix and when I can I build up a stash of more current TV shows to watch on Netflix and Hulu as well.

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3 Good Tools for Creating Rubrics

A good rubric can help students understand what is expected of them and it can help teachers score students' assignments consistently.

7 Holiday Flying Tips & Tricks

Thanksgiving in the U.S. is just a couple of days away.

¿Y qué pasa ahora? Cómo crear una narración digital en 10 pasos. Eusebio Pastrana

¿Y qué pasa ahora?Esa es la pregunta que mueve un
relato, la que provoca que nos enganchemos a una historia, la que nos convierte
en espectadores, la que nos convierte en narradores. Una pregunta que motiva,
que nos mueve a aprender.

What a School District Designed for Computational Thinking Looks Like

SOUTH FAYETTE, PA. — Diagrams of simple machines — a pulley, an inclined plane, a lever — appeared on the massive whiteboard of a school STEAM lab (STEM subjects plus Art) in South Fayette, a fast-growing suburb of Pittsburgh. Two dozen fifth graders, split into teams of four, busily sketched designs for “Rube Goldberg machines” that would turn on and off lights or feed the lab’s pet fish. No single child designed a complete machine.

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Raúl Diego @raulillodiego y Antonio Garrido @antonio_garrido premiados

Todo los miembros del equipo de "En la nube TIC" queremos felicitar del modo más efusivo y cariñoso a nuestros dos colaboradores Raúl Diego y Antonio Garrido, que han sido distinguidos con el Premio Nacional de Educación 2015 y el Premio de Educación de Castilla-La Mancha 2015  respectivamente.

¡Enhorabuena! Es un lujo y un orgullo teneros en este equipo.

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10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game

10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than game-based learning, if you’ll recall. (The definition of...
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EdX Stays Committed to Universities, Offering Credits for MOOCs

Coursera and Udacity appear to have found an answer—for now—to the business model questions that have plagued MOOC providers: partner with companies, such as AT&T and Google, design courses that support much-needed skills, then charge students to take them. The promise of marketable knowledge motivates students to complete the classes; top performers may even land jobs.Investors are cheering: together, Coursera and Udacity have won more than $300 million in investments—a signal that investors feel the potential for returns is significant.

Bootstrapped Since 2005, Quizlet Raises $12 Million to Reach 1 Billion Learners

Why did a profitable company decide to raise venture capital for the first time?That’s the question surrounding Quizlet’s $12 million Series A round, led by Union Square Ventures and Costanoa Venture Capital. Altos Ventures, Owl Ventures and Imagine K-12’s co-founders, Tim Brady and Geoff Ralston, also invested in the San Francisco company. Fred Wilson and Greg Sands will join Quizlet’s board.

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Coding Bootcamps and the New For-Profit Higher Ed

After decades of explosive growth, the future of for-profit higher education might not be so bright. Or, depending on where you look, it just might be…

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