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Startup Weekend EDU

EdTech

Adding EDU to the End of “Startup Weekend”

During the weekend of September 20th, interested educators in Chicago came together at National Louis University on Friday night, pitching their ideas in sixty seconds or less. Once the projects were picked, educator/developer teams jumped into a 54-hour “hackathon” to build a tool and demo the final product on S...

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EdTech

6 Tools for Connected Educators

Because it's hard to know where to begin to share, I decided to base my framework on the ideas of the work of Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Lani Ritter Hall, the authors of The Connected Educator, Learning and Leading in a Digital Age and some of the leaders of Connected Educators Month.

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Learning

Chem Cash: The Classroom Marketplace

Student projects are typically made up of digital “artifacts” such as images, video clips, audio clips, regular text-type paragraphs, PowerPoint slides, and so on. Why not break out those individual artifacts and share them with other students who are working on the same project to make the work a collaborative eff...

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Learning

Blended Language Learning Boosts Global Competence

"Middlebury had a great reputation for language instruction but did not have the online learning option; K12 was known for experience with online learning but was not known for languages so the partnership was formed to bring each parties expertise together," said Former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift who joined Mid...

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Learning

EdTech 10: Bigfoot, Behavior, Broad Prize & Blended Learning

We love the opportunity to share what we are hearing with you, so check out this week’s top ten “B” rated stories, and that’s “B” as in best for anyone that’s wondering!

9 months ago by

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MIND Research Institute

The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-long learners for today’s innovation-driven workplace.

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EdTech

LinkedIn and the Growing Field of Teacher Networking

Changes in how states use their budgets have forced some teachers to find alternatives for business networking. LinkedIn is more than just a social profile for your work life, it’s a chance for you to build a better career.

10 months ago by

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Leadership

Blended Learning Implementation 2.0 Released!

Today with Digital Learning Now! (DLN), a national initiative under the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) and The Learning Accelerator (TLA), we released “Blended Learning Implementation Guide Version 2.0."

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