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Why Our Obsession With Edtech and Workforce Prep Concerns Parents and Public Educators

An upcoming webinar titled “The Future of Work and What It Means For K-12 Schools” has Carolyn Leith concerned about career-readiness. “They’re talking about today’s sixth graders and where they’re gonna be in the workforce.”

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Free Lesson Plans and Other Resources to Prevent Cyberbullying and Promote Online Safety

“We live in a world today where everything we do can be tracked,” says Shannon Bischoff, Technology Facilitator at Toledo Public Schools in Ohio. She believes we need to teach students about digital safety “and how to make appropriate choices online.”

Just What the Heck Was That XQ Super School Live Special?

Thank goodness Justin Timberlake received an education. Otherwise, he may not have been able to read from a teleprompter.

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Teachers Nationwide Rally to ‘Adopt’ Classrooms Impacted by Harvey

While Hurricane Harvey was pummeling Houston and nearby cities like Rockport, Marissa Ford felt helpless because she couldn’t do anything for her students. The second grade math and science teacher didn’t know if she was going to have a class to go to, a school to return to.“There was no escaping this at all,” she said about the devastating hurricane.

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So, What IS the Future of Work?

For many attending the Future of Work symposium on Wednesday, there wasn’t any question whether automation is going to take over jobs—but rather when, and how education should respond.

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Making Personalized Learning Real

If April is the cruelest month as the poets say, I nominate September as the most hopeful.

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Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

At Camelback Ventures’ latest showcase, there were no hackneyed “hockey stick” graphs boasting viral adoption—as one often sees at startup pitchfests and demo days. Gone, too, were the scripted, anonymous testimonials touting the “awesomeness” of a product. In their place were beatboxing, a superhero cape and, yes, even some transparent financial numbers.

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Has the Game Really Changed? Reporter’s Notebook from the 2017 Games for Change Festival

The 14th gathering of the Games for Change Festival brought together developers, researchers, academics, a smattering of teachers and general gaming enthusiasts around a common goal: to celebrate and learn from video games that teach, heal, and communicate diverse perspectives. Event organizers estimate more than 100 speakers and close to 1,000 attendees showed up.

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Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education

Don’t doubt it: Machine learning is hot—and getting hotter.

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Here's What the ISTE Standards for Students Look Like in Five Projects

The new
ISTE Standards for Students, released in 2016, were developed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process of exploration, creativity and discovery no matter where students or teachers are in the thoughtful integration of technology.

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