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Educational Technology in Practice: Research and Practical Case Studies from the Field (Educational Design and Technology in the Knowledge Society)

The field of educational technology is one that requires a high level of problem solving critical thinking, and interpersonal skills to solve problems that are often complex and multi-dimensional. Analyzing cases provides an opportunity to explore professional issues through an environment that allows action researchers, practitioners and students to analyze and reflect on relevant theories […]

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From Offenders to Graduates: Female Inmates Emerge from Educational Program Prepared for …

Please enable Javascript to watch this video FOLSOM — Wednesday morning, more than 70 women at the Folsom Women’s Facility went from being offenders to graduates. The largest number in the career certificate program’s history. “I’ve never been to high school. I’ve never been to college,” Charmain Montoya said. Montoya, 40, was presented with two pre-apprentice […]

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Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning

Employ cognitive theory in the classroom every day Research into how we learn has opened the door for utilizing cognitive theory to facilitate better student learning. But that’s easier said than done. Many books about cognitive theory introduce radical but impractical theories, failing to make the connection to the classroom. In Small Teaching, James Lang […]

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Educational Leadership for Ethics and Social Justice: Views from the Social Sciences (Educational Leadership for Social Justice)

A volume in Educational Leadership for Social Justice Series Editor Jeffrey S. Brooks, University of Idaho, Denise E. Armstrong, Brock University; Ira Bogotch, Florida Atlantic University; Sandra Harris, Lamar University; Whitney H. Sherman, Virginia Commonwealth University; George Theoharis, Syracuse University The purpose of this book is to examine and learn lessons from the way leadership […]

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An Excellent Guide from Apple to Help You Evaluate Educational Apps to Use in Class

January 28, 2017 According to Statista’s 2016 stats, iTunes App Store contains over 2 million apps with more apps being designed and uploaded every single day.  A large portion of these apps are education oriented and cover a wide variety of subjects from learning a new language to virtually exploring the human body. However, not all […]

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Former Sinn Fein Education Minister Caitriona Ruane to step down from Stormont

Former Sinn Fein Education Minister Caitriona Ruane says she will not seek re-election to the Northern Ireland Assembly. Former Sinn Fein Education Minister Caitriona Ruane will not seek re-election to the Northern Ireland Assembly. The South Down representative has announced she will not be putting her name forward for selection for the next Assembly election. […]

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A Great New App from Google to Scan, Save and Share Photos

December 3, 2016PhotoScan is a new app released by Google Photo a few days ago. As its name indicate, PhotoScan lets you easily capture, scan and save photos using the camera of your own phone.  More importantly, PhotoScan enhances the digital scans of your photos by applying automatic filters to remove glare, edit the edges, […]

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Brain Freeze From MIGHTY FUN, Award-Winning Board Game for Kids and Families, Fun and Educational Game to Learn Strategy, Logic, Deduction and Memory, Ages 5 and Up

Parents! It’s awesome to give your kids a game to play that’s so much fun they just can’t put it away, right? Well, what if that amazing game also benefits the brain every time they play? Even better! Introducing Brain Freeze, the game one expert game reviewer said was one of the best games he […]

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A New Great Tool from Google For Virtual Field Trips

November 18, 2016A few days go Google introduced Google Earth VR , a new service that allows users to virtually explore the world from different perspectives and right from the comforts of their own place. You can walk, fly or stroll through amazing places and experience incredible sights from standing at the top of the […]

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Movements of Educational Reform: A Short Introduction Under the Lens of Change – From the Early 1960s to the Early 2000s

In a public education world of vast, multiple, rapid, and often colliding educational reforms, Movements of Educational Reform provides the novice as well as the veteran educator and administrator a sort of map of educational changes and processes. Movements of Educational Reform is intended to help the devoted and dedicated education professional and scholar make […]

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Some New Interesting Educational Resources from GoConqr

The popular platform  GoConqr has recently added a bunch of new interesting updates to enhance  its user experience and provide learners with more educational resources and tools . Below is a quick run-down of the main features added to GoConqr: 1- Public study groups“GoConqr Groups gives millions of users a place to connect with other […]

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Why Knowledge Matters: Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories

In Why Knowledge Matters, influential scholar E. D. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences.   Hirsch, author of The Knowledge Deficit, draws on recent findings in neuroscience and data from France to provide new evidence […]

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Scottish schools may receive funds direct from government

The Scottish government may seek to give funding directly to schools rather than via local authorities, Education Secretary John Swinney has said. The government has launched a review of school governance, aiming to “empower” teachers to make their own decisions. Mr Swinney told the BBC there could be “further financial flexibility devolved to individual schools” […]

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2 Excellent Add-ons to Generate QR Codes from Google Sheets

Google Sheets add-ons store comprises some really great extensions to use with your sheets. Add-ons bring many functionalities that are not actually provided by Google Sheets and that can help you be more productive with your sheets creation. For instance, there are add-ons that help you convert sheets into Google docs, add-ons to assist you in grading quizzes, […]

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