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Trends | New Tech Funk

This school has funk. The mission of A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School is to be “an outstanding school of choice where students are engaged in project-based learning that develops 21st-century skills supported by technology that prepares them for a … Continue reading

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Trends | Learning HTML with Song

This guy has charisma! Here’s a little pick-me-up for a Friday afternoon that has everything to do with the current trend of making coding accessible for students of all ages everywhere. From LearnHTMLwithSong.com, one can simply listen and learn about … Continue reading

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Watch This | Day in the Life of a Virtual School Teacher

237 STUDENTS. Staci Kreitz, a teacher with Pasco eSchool, shares her love of teaching and provides a day in the life walkthrough clarifying misconceptions and filling in details on what being a virtual school teacher is really like. 4:12 Source: Pasco … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | lea(R)n

With more than 20,000 education apps out there, from lesson planning tools to learning games, teachers and administrators have plenty to review. Karl Rectanus, co-founder of lea(R)n, believes he has an evaluation and certification system that would make that easier, … Continue reading

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Watch This | Search On, Class of 2014!

SCORE! Sure, this is self-serving propaganda from one of the most successful tech companies in the world, but it helps tell the story of today’s grads. Enjoy! 0:56 Source: Google

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Project Pen Pal

Connecting classrooms through sharing science.  FEATURE | by Joel Knopf At age 10, Amy O’Toole was one of the youngest people ever to have published a peer-reviewed science article. Her inspiring article, which she wrote with her classmates as part … Continue reading

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Watch This | Pencils of Promise

YOU WILL LOVE THEM. While selfies and viral videos may not seem all that altruistic, they are now, with a social entrepreneurship opportunity not to miss: Chegg and Pencils of Promise (PoP) recently announced a 10-day internship program that will … Continue reading

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Watch This | Hour of Code

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Trends | Something to Sing About

Music and its positive impact on learning is far from a new concept. However, Kindermusik International wanted more concrete data. They enlisted an independent research firm, SEG Measurement, to conduct a national survey of nearly 300 preschool children, to test … Continue reading

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Watch This | A Library in the Cloud

THUMBS UP. Some stories are just starting to be written, the words still fresh and crisp on the page. This group believes it’s time for a new chapter. 0:35  Source: Library for All Disclaimer: EdTech Digest does not get paid … Continue reading

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Watch This | iPads in Chicago Public Schools

I’VE GOT IT. Students at William H. Brown Elementary School in the Windy City engage with learning and math backed by some inspiring music. 2:29 Source: iPads in CPS Disclaimer: EdTech Digest does not get paid to feature any of … Continue reading

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Watch This | Why We Study

ENLIGHTENING. Soothing voice, daily routines and flashes of sunshine move you to the purpose of studying in this well-done message from a popular online studying platform. 0:23 Source: StudyBlue. Disclaimer: EdTech Digest does not get paid to feature any of … Continue reading

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Watch This | String Theory Schools – Empower the Mind

GLAD FOR iPAD. A high-tech arts oriented charter school in Philadelphia presents a special gift for every student and madness ensues. 1:27 Source: String Theory Schools Disclaimer: EdTech Digest does not get paid to feature any of these videos, they … Continue reading

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Watch This | What Most Schools Don’t Teach

A SLAM DUNK. Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and others offer inspiring words for students who want to know more about what coding is and why do it. 1:17 Source: Code.org Disclaimer: EdTech Digest does not get paid to feature any … Continue reading

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