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Why You Should Wear Sunscreen - A TED-Ed Lesson

As someone with a fairly pale complexion I don't do outdoor activities in the summer or winter (snow reflection) without a health

Blend It Yourself: How To MOOC Your Own Course on Blended Learning

How one school leader created his own MOOC and taught his staff to go blended

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An MIT Learning Program Challenges Many Ed-Tech Assumptions

A low-tech teaching technique used by a MIT researcher calls into questions many of the maxims about personalized, student-driven learning upheld by the education technology industry.

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Sweden Struggles with School Vouchers and Grade Inflation

VOUCHER “OUCH”: Everyone in the U.S. likes to rave about Finland's education system. But not many know that its next-door neighbor, Sweden, is having a fair amount of trouble--especially with vouchers. Slate reported this week on issues with teacher-graded standardized tests in voucher schools and s

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Innovate, Don’t Automate

A little something I whipped up, inspired by Alan November‘s conversation around redesigning the way we use technology in the classroom. Not necessarily a new idea, but a distinction that I think is often missing in classrooms: the difference between automating tasks and assignments with technology versus innovating the classroom practices.

PODER Y QUERER en pasado

Cuando pensabamos que ya habíamos aprendido a decidir cuándo usar perfecto y cuándo imperfecto, estos verbos siguen trayéndonos problemas... mirá cómo usar PODER Y QUERER en pasado 

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Listen to the Sounds of Wikipedia

Looking for a new classroom soundtrack? Try this awesome website: Durring Darren Kuropatwa‘s keynote session today at the Building Learning Communities conference, I learned about this awesome website that shares the sounds of Wikipedia. Here’s how it works: The screen displays the recent changes to Wikipedia pages and posts.

Olimpiadas del español en Poznan Polonia 2014

Poznan, la ciudad polaca, ha sido por cuarta vez sede de las Olimpiadas del español. Este año además, se ha batido un nuevo récord en el número de participantes: más de 1.500 alumnos de casi doscientas escuelas.

How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom

What if teachers used video games as texts? How can educators teach kids to think critically about the underlying messages in commercial games and leverage video games for their ability to engage...

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Securly Announces Freemium Cloud-Based Filtering Offer

GET IT WHILE IT'S HOT: Announcement! Tired of videos getting blocked in class? Good news, educators. Securly has decided to make its cloud-based web-filtering platform--capable of delivering Safe Search and Safe YouTube to computers--available to school computers at no cost. One caveat: this “lit

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