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5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead

5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead

The most popular article on eCampus News is a surprising one to the editors: “6 apps that block social media distractions.” This story, which seemed  a bit counter-intuitive for us to write (being a tech-cheerleading publication in nature), has held…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on March 23, 2017 at 9:24am

Abductive Reasoning – A Driving Force of Creativity in Learning

Abductive Reasoning – A Driving Force of Creativity in Learning

By Luise Schlindwein | Mar 09, 2017 |

Abductive reasoning, which emerges in order to resolve doubt, is a special form of creative reasoning that is often ignored and/or dismissed in the…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on March 21, 2017 at 5:02pm

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: Rescue the arts from the budget chopping block

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: Rescue the arts from the budget chopping block

By Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton

Updated 11:07 AM ET, Thu March 16, 2017

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on March 17, 2017 at 10:07am

Teaching Children to Code

Teaching Children to Code

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Chris Ward looks at how-to tools to help teach children one of the most essential skills of the modern age, how to code.

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on March 13, 2017 at 9:53am

 

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5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead

5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use insteadThe most popular article on eCampus News is a surprising one to the editors: “6 apps that block social media distractions.” This story, which seemed  a bit counter-intuitive for us to write (being a tech-cheerleading publication in nature), has held the top spot by a massive margin for almost three years now; which had the editors considering the…See More
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Abductive Reasoning – A Driving Force of Creativity in Learning

Abductive Reasoning – A Driving Force of Creativity in LearningBy Luise Schlindwein | Mar 09, 2017 |Abductive reasoning, which emerges in order to resolve doubt, is a special form of creative reasoning that is often ignored and/or dismissed in the classroom.‘It is only doubt that creates.’— H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)Who doesn’t want an A in school? School based learning is motivated by the fear of punishment for not…See More
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Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: Rescue the arts from the budget chopping block

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: Rescue the arts from the budget chopping blockBy Julie Andrews and Emma Walton HamiltonUpdated 11:07 AM ET, Thu March 16, 2017Story highlightsJulie Andrews, Emma Walton: Kids' participation in arts creates measurable success in schoolThey say arts are a regular target of budget cuts. This is a big mistake. Arts enrich communities economically and culturally“Julie Andrews, stage and screen actress and director, and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton,…See More
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Teaching Children to Code

Teaching Children to Codeend ngIf: articles[0].rawType != 'guide' ngIf: articles[0].rawType == 'guide'Chris Ward looks at how-to tools to help teach children one of the most essential skills of the modern age, how to code. by Chris Ward · Mar. 09, 17 · Agile ZoneTwo experiences in my life have…See More
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Babies' first words might depend on what they see

By BRIAN MASTROIANNI CBS NEWS December 9, 2016, 8:42 AMBabies' first words might depend on what they seeA new study looks at the role of visual cues in early language development.A child’s first words mark a big milestone in life, and a topic of great curiosity for science. Now researchers have determined that these early stabs at verbal language are informed by what a baby sees.…See More
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Visual Learning Helps Students with Autism

A picture is worth a thousand words. Perhaps in the future, there will be enough of the autistic population or others with alternative learning abilities to support whole schools using visual learning strategies.By Debra HughesPublished December 02, 2016article_headerI got my Autism Matters magazine this week. As I was paging through it, I came across an article called, "I Have Autism and I Need Your Help: Reach Me and Teach Me…See More
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Happier Students, Higher Scores: The Role of Arts Integration

Matthew LynchPresident and CEO of Lynch Consulting Group, LLC.The arts have always had a secondary place in K-12 learning. If you doubt that statement, think of the first programs to go whenever budget cuts are implemented – music, fine arts and even physical fitness which includes dance. I’ve yet to hear of a school board or administrators discussing the way cutting math programs could help the school’s bottom line. There is a hierarchy of…See More
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How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School YearBy Julie Cremin and Kerry Gallagher Aug 3, 2016Since our students are using technology to play, learn, and communicate while at home and at school, they should be learning how to use that technology responsibly. Full integration of digital citizenship (or DigCit) curriculum into every class and every…See More
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Are gifted kids more sensitive to screen violence?

by Donnie Ray JonesJuly 22, 2016The past few weeks have been full of several unfortunate violent events: the massacre in Orlando, the killing of black men by police officers, the sniper attack in Dallas, the Bastille Day attack in France, the violent coup attempt in Turkey and the shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.While many of us may not have been directly affected by these events, we watched the news as it unfolded on broadcast and social media. Witnessing such violence on media can take a…See More
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15 Incredible Tech Tools For Teachers To Use In 2016

15 Incredible Tech Tools For Teachers To Use In 2016PRODUCTIVITY WORKBY JULIE ELLISWhen education is combined with technology, wonderful things can happen. Students are happier, more curious, and they receive the educational support that they need.…See More
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Augmented and Virtual Reality: Where Is the Educational Value?

Augmented and Virtual Reality: Where Is the Educational Value?K-12 schools are beginning to see the educational value of virtual and augmented reality and are investing in these technologies even though price points are still aimed at higher-end markets.By David Raths06/15/16In the…See More
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