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Why Is It so Hard to Teach K-12 Educators How to Personalize Learning?

As a long-time music teacher and instructional technology coach, modeling has been key to my work for over a decade. The concept of gradual release of responsibility is second nature to me when working with students in grades K-12, but in my new role teaching graduate students in an education technology program, I am struggling to model so many of the practices I expect these teachers to use in their own classrooms.

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Generar competencias informativas hoy en día es una de las más grandes necesidades y prioridades que hay que desarrollar en estudiantes, docentes, profesionales, etc. Dentro de esas competencias la búsqueda de información representa el punto de partida, sobre todo para un mundo hiperconectado, una sociedad de la información y una economía del conocimiento.

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Build Community & Bring The World Closer Together with Group Insights

For the past ten years I've moderated online communities in numerous platforms including Facebook, Ning, Yammer, O365 Groups and Teams, Edmodo and Google Groups. Facebook is the platform that has had the most success in retaining engaged members. 

If you are an innovative educator who values building community and meaningful connections among peers, it is likely you have had experience

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Amazon’s Recent Account Closures Have Affected College Students Too

When college student Brookeline Gottschalk tried to login into her Amazon account on March 30, she got a message that her email wasn’t recognized. She kept trying, but to no avail. When she called Amazon, a representative told her it appeared she had closed her account. That posed a particular problem for her since she needed her account to access an audiobook for a history class.

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This Year’s ASU+GSV Summit Is Hard to Describe. Here’s Our Best Attempt.

Morning yoga, evening karaoke. No, it’s not a spa vacation. Between those bookends, the ASU+GSV Summit, now in its 8th year, is fueled by nonstop mingling and convening. This is the edtech industry’s premier financial conversation, packed with more than 4,100 people and 350 CEOs.Topics ranged from early childhood to lifelong learning. Shop talk was increasingly led by international participants from Paris to Israel—and especially from China, whose global ambitions are undisguised and undeniable.

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New Report Sheds Light on Higher Ed’s Innovation Challenges

A new report surveying academic administrators released Wednesday by the Online Learning Consortium and Learning House sheds some insight on innovation challenges at higher education institutions.

How to Use Oral Presentations to Help English Language Learners Succeed

Excerpted from “The ELL Teacher’s Toolbox: Hundreds of Practical Ideas to Support Your Students,” by Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski, with permission from the authors.

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Google and Udacity Offering 5,000 Scholarships for Nanodegree Programs

Google and Udacity are partnering to offer 5,000 scholarships for Udacity’s Nanodegrees in Android or mobile web development, according to Peter Lubbers, a senior program manager and the head of Google Developer Training. He says the program was designed to give people the skills they need to get a job as a mobile web or Android developer.

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Novels on Location - A Map of Novels

Novels on Location is a neat of use Google Maps. The idea behind Novels on Location is to help readers find novels according to the story's geographical settings. When you visit Novels on Location you can find novels by clicking on the placemarks that you see on the Google Map. An alternative way to search is by using the location search bar in the upper, right corner of the site.

Hacking a "Hacking STEM" Project

In Sunday's Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week email I featured Microsoft's Hacking STEM project library. The idea behind Hacking STEM is to make low-cost or no-cost hands-on STEM projects accessible to as many people as possible.