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New York Times Magazine Highlights Education

New York Times Magazine Highlights Education

| September 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

I’m excited this weekend to receive the tell-tale blue bag on my doorstep — the New York Times, which will be bundled with the Sunday magazine’s Education Issue. Though I’ll probably read most of the articles online (I linked to the story about teaching with video games on Wednesday), the print issue’s a keeper. Here’s […]

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Kno: the iPad Challenger

Kno: the iPad Challenger

| September 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

By Katie Stansberry Kno Inc., a young education technology company out of Santa Clara, CA, announced last week that it had secured $46 million in funding to develop a digital textbook table that is poised to take the education world by storm. According to news reports, the product will combine “digital textbooks, course materials, e-mail, […]

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Education Nation: Questions for Milton Chen, Cont’d

Education Nation: Questions for Milton Chen, Cont’d

| September 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

In the first part of our Q&A with Milton Chen, author of Education Nation: Six Leading Edges of Innovation in Our Schools, we discussed the importance of training teachers to take advantage of tech tools, exemplary schools that are embracing technology, and finding great content on the web. Our conversation continues. Q. What are some […]

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Why Trust Is A Crucial Ingredient in Shaping Independent Learners

Why Trust Is A Crucial Ingredient in Shaping Independent Learners

| November 4, 2014 | 13 Comments

Without trust, students don’t have the space to build the skills they’ll need to learn on their own.

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Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

| September 5, 2014 | 15 Comments

Check your hardware, find suitable games, play and learn from colleagues – tips for getting started with game-based learning.

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Video Games and the Future of the Textbook

Video Games and the Future of the Textbook

| August 15, 2014 | 20 Comments

Curriculum designers are rethinking not only the textbook, but educational content delivery in general.

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From Mars to Minecraft: Teachers Bring the Arcade to the Classroom

From Mars to Minecraft: Teachers Bring the Arcade to the Classroom

| July 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

Teachers have found many different ways of using digital games in the classroom. But what kind of games are these students playing? And how are teachers incorporating them in the classroom?

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Putting the World In Their Hands: Augmented Reality in the Classroom

Putting the World In Their Hands: Augmented Reality in the Classroom

| July 4, 2014 | 13 Comments

These days, students can walk into a classroom and use their tablet or smartphone as the AR device to trigger to original content made on movie-making software and posted to YouTube, leading to an immediate and immersive learning experience.

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What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning?

What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning?

| February 13, 2014 | 25 Comments

One principal in an affluent Bay Area School is striving to do more than just “enhance” classroom learning with iPads.

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In the Rush to Buy New Tech for Common Core, What Happens to the Big Picture?

In the Rush to Buy New Tech for Common Core, What Happens to the Big Picture?

| December 3, 2013 | 10 Comments

As schools and districts prepare for the Common Core State Standards, the pressure to buy new technology overtakes the need to create a vision and a plan for smart long-term use.

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