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Chegg Chucks Textbooks Business, Goes All-In on Digital

CHEGG CHUCKS TEXTBOOKS: Chegg, which got its start in 2001 by helping students rent physical textbooks, is leaving its old business behind as it goes all-in on digital tools. The company has reached a multi-year agreement to allow Ingram Content Group, a major book distributor, to take over its text

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?The New York Times Will Offer Online Courses

EXTRA, EXTRA! Learn media from the old-school experts. The New York Times, which has notoriously struggled to adjust to a digital audience, will offer NYT EDUcation in partnership with CIG Education Group. The platform, which will launch in fall 2015, will include courses on communications and media

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?NYT Editorial Board Urges Measured Changes to NCLB

NOTE TO CONGRESS: Don’t cut testing from No Child Left Behind. That’s the opinion of The New York Times’ editorial board, which argues that while reforms are necessary, the tests themselves are essential, as they allow states to identify and intervene in failing schools.The board echoes several poin

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Frases con estilo - Notegraphy

Doy título así a este artículo jugando con el doble sentido de la propia frase pero es que, en definitiva, eso es lo que puedes hacer con la aplicación que te presento en esta ocasión.

Soy fan de Notegraphy desde el primer día que la utilicé.
Aún así tiene pegas... bueno una pequeñita que os contaré en un momento.

Podríamos decir que Notegraphy es un servicio de creación de pósters en línea

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?LocoMotive Labs Raises $4M to Expand Into Asia

LOCOMOTIVE LABS: $4 million to Berkeley, CA-based LocoMotive Labs in a Series A round led by Softbank Ventures Korea and TAL Education Group. Existing investors K9 Ventures, Kapor Capital, NewSchools Venture Fund, Joe Gleberman, D3Jubilee and Jerry Colonna also participated.Since 2012, LocoMotive La

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Hace tiempo que no paso por aquí y, la verdad, ganas no me faltan, pero sí tiempo.

De todos modos hoy he sacado un hueco para compartir con vosotros unas láminas de vocabulario con los muebles de las habitaciones más importantes de una casa. 

Espero que os resulten útiles:



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Why The Teacher’s Pet Resembles The Teacher

Students who are viewed as having a lot in common with their teachers can have an advantage in the classroom.

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Are Parents the Reason Why Schools are Slow to Adopt Edtech?

MISSING THE REVOLUTION? Education entrepreneurs are often “stymied by predictable sclerotic bureaucracies and overcautious government agencies,” writes Jason Tanz in Wired. Now, the next obstacle may be coddling parents who are super-sensitive to the ability of tech tools to collect and share dat

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?LAUSD Superintendent Backs Off from 1:1 Device Program

ONE STEP BACK: “I don’t believe we can afford a device for every student,” said Ramon Cortines, Superintendent of Los Angeles Unified School District. Instead, LAUSD will work to provide computers for students only when needed for testing and some instruction, according to the LA Times. Cortines arg

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Coming Soon to Your Kids: IBM Watson

SHERLOCK'S SIDEKICK: There’s Watson for teachers, and now there’s Watson for kids. Indeed, the IBM supercomputer which bested humans at Jeopardy may soon be your kid’s robot friend and mentor. VentureBeat reports that Elemental Path, a New York-based startup, is building an Internet-connected dinosa

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The History of Classroom Technology: An Infographic

Saw this awesome infographic on Educator’s Technology today and had to share! Just a cool visualization of how technology has changed in our classrooms. Can you believe how much we’ve progressed as a society? Call me old, but I still remember the days when clapping out the chalkboard dusters was something worth fighting over.