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Campus Tech: NYU Tests New Mobile App to Drive Enrollment, Provide Authentic Learning

NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies created a mobile course-prep app as a marketing tool. Here’s how your school can do the same.

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Study Confirms Gains From Game-Based ST Math

A WestEd study released this week confirmed gains tracked by schools using the innovative ST Math program from MIND Research Institute. More than 1,700 schools use the supplemental math games.

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Top 5 Things to Look for in Common Core Materials

The shift in the typical classroom setup has been underway for a while now. A focus on personalized learning in classrooms whose students have a broad range of skill levels and learning styles has meant teachers have had to become adept with new setups (flipped, 1:1 computing, etc.), methods (small group, whole group, ...

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More MOOCs: TechCrunch and Udemy Partner to Form CrunchU

Joining the MOOC movement, Udemy a popular online learning platform and TechCrunch a leading media property have combined forces to form CrunchU. The site will offer 30 courses from thought leaders like Eric Ries, Dave McClure and Jack Welch.

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Improving Teacher Conditions & Careers

As the nation celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week, we couldn’t think of a better way to honor National Teacher Day than with a paper that highlights the positive impacts that blended learning is having on the teaching profession.

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Literacy Design Collaborative

Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) is a national community of educators providing a teacher-designed and research-proven framework, online tools, and resources for creating literacy-rich assignments and courses across content areas.

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Apex Launching High School Tutorials

At the Mesa Tech Expo I saw something that surprised me--iPad tutorials at the Apex booth--so I called CEO Cheryl Vedoe.

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#EdTechChat: Digital Citizenship

The Getting Smart team was excited to participate in another great night of #EdTechChat (Mondays 5pmPT/8pmET). The chat was lively as always and filled with great comments and discussions.

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