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Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Oh My! 4 Tools for Picting in the Classroom

We’ve all heard it before: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” That famous idiom (or is it a cliche?) first appeared in a 1911 newspaper and has been widely used since. In today’s society, however, the phrase has taken on a whole new meaning. Using images instead of text to convey ideas—known as “picting”—is becoming the norm among today’s digital-first students.

?How Apple, Salesforce and Other “Platform” Companies Can Help Close the Skills Gap

The rise of the knowledge economy is driving a tectonic shift in the nature of work—and in the education ecosystem that prepares learners for their careers. Old and new players are rethinking how, what and where people learn, and, in particular, how to master the digital skills that are increasingly vital to jobs in a widening swathe of industries.

New York City Schools Reduce The Filter Divide

New York City Schools are paving the way toward addressing what has long been an issue for low income students:

The filter divide.

Children's Internet Protection Act

Because the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires filtering for schools receiving funding for low-income students to access the internet, many districts have simply gone too far. While their privileged peers

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Quik GoPro

Seguro que como yo, habéis probado más de una aplicación de vídeo.
Os traigo una que me ha encantado, entre otras cosas, por su sencillez. He probado la versión de escritorio pero no me apasiona tanto, la verdad. Así que me he decidido por la app para móviles.

Se trata de Quik, una app de edición de vídeo de Go Pro disponible para iOS y Android. 

Veamos con un ejemplo cómo se usa para la

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Learning Games Startup, Motion Math Moves to a New Home: Curriculum Associates

In its 48-year history, Curriculum Associates has acquired only one company. That count will now double, thanks to the addition of a small team that has navigated the twists and turns in the educational gaming market over the past seven years.The North Billerica, Mass.-based developer of instructional and assessment materials has acquired San Francisco startup Motion Math, which offers a suite of nine educational games focused on math and problem-solving.

Adjetivos que cambian de significado al combinarse con ‘ser’ o ‘estar’

Es sabido que una de las grandes dificultades del español es la diferencia entre ser y estar. Un caso particular dentro de esta diferencia es el de algunos adjetivos que cambian de significado dependiendo de si se combinan con ser o con estar. Presento a continuación los principales.

?8 Things Every School Should Know About Preparing for Natural Disasters

In the past few months, hurricanes have flooded Houston, battered parts of Florida and left a trail of destruction across the Caribbean. Throughout October, wildfires swept through California wine country, damaging more than 14,000 homes and causing billions of dollars in damage.It’s been a bad year for many communities across the country—and the schools that serve them have not been exempt.

Looking to Bring ‘Civil Discourse’ to Education Debates, Ex Superintendent Turns Editor-and-Chief

By the time John Deasy resigned his post as superintendent of the L.A. school district, he had become a polarizing figure.

In
an article in The New York Times covering his resignation, Steve Barr, founder of Green Dot charter schools, put it this way: "The bitterness that had developed between Mr. Deasy and his critics impeded healthy discussion." Barr went on to ask “can we actually move forward without the extremes dominating the debate?”

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