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Teresa Martin: Definition of literacy expands in digital world

OK, so it probably doesn’t rank up there with Christmas or Thanksgiving or the Fourth of July. Or probably even Groundhog Day, for that matter. But a few days ago we celebrated International Literacy Day, a global event focused on the power of reading, writing and communication.

This year’s theme took on “Literacy in a Digital World.” And yes, that means reading. And writing. And all that “school stuff” that makes it possible for us to function in the larger world — not just the…

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Edtech: How to Leverage Instructional Technology in the Classroom and Beyond

Edtech: How to Leverage Instructional Technology in the Classroom and Beyond

24 AUG 2017 …
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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 29, 2017 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Famous Artists Swap iPhone Photos—and Creativity Ensues

Famous Artists Swap iPhone Photos—and Creativity Ensues

ARTSY EDITORIAL

BY ALEXXA GOTTHARDT

JUL 24TH, 2017 7:20 PM

If you have voyeuristic tendencies—find yourself eavesdropping on conversations between strangers, for instance, or cocking your head to catch a glimpse of someone’s iPhone…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 25, 2017 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Global Perspectives in Gifted Education

Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 21, 2017 at 10:15am — No Comments

Unconventional Learning And Its Impact On Children

20 July, 2017

by Shubhangini Aggarwal

This same concept of rote learning and cramming the lessons taught by a teacher has been the age old solution to getting promoted to the next…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 20, 2017 at 11:24am — No Comments

Top 6 Digital Transformation Trends In Education

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 18, 2017 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Emphasis on Visual Communication Comes With a Blind Spot

John Seven: Emphasis on visual communication comes with a blind spot

Posted Monday, May 15, 2017 12:54 pm

By John Seven

NORTH ADAMS — A number of writers have lately taken to analyzing Neil Postman's 32-year-old book, "Amusing Ourselves To Death," in context its prophetic tone about the current state of our nation.…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 16, 2017 at 10:40am — No Comments

9 Brain Benefits of Unplugging—And How to Find Device-Free Time for Your Students

9 Brain Benefits of Unplugging—And How to Find Device-Free Time for Your Students

Eight hours. This is the amount of time most teens are spending on an electronic device every single day, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Between phones, laptops, TV, and tablets, this generation is more connected than ever before. While […]…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 12, 2017 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Gifted Plus Conference, San Antonio, TX

Identifying Gifted ELL: Barriers & Strategies to Meeting Their Needs

Identification | Intermediate

Gifted students account for 4.5% of high…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 11, 2017 at 4:34pm — No Comments

A Lesson on the Potential of Twice Exceptional Learners from Sir Richard Branson

A Lesson on the Potential of Twice Exceptional Learners from Sir Richard Branson

Billion-dollar business tycoon, Sir Richard Branson, is one of the most innovative entrepreneurial thinkers of our time.

As a life-long sufferer of dyslexia, he’s also a perfect example of the greatness our twice exceptional (2E) students can achieve.  …

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 9, 2017 at 11:05am — No Comments

Aperture On Sight: Teaching Visual Literacy Through Photography

Aperture On Sight: Teaching Visual Literacy Through Photography

Saturday, June 3

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Aperture Gallery and Bookstore

547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 3, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on March 23, 2017 at 9:24am — No Comments

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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on March 21, 2017 at 5:02pm — No Comments

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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  • Julie Andrews, Emma Walton: Kids' participation in arts…
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Added by Timothy Gangwer on March 17, 2017 at 10:07am — No Comments

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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on March 13, 2017 at 9:53am — No Comments

Babies' first words might depend on what they see

By BRIAN MASTROIANNI CBS NEWS December 9, 2016, 8:42 AM

Babies' first words might depend on what they see

A new study looks at the role of visual cues in early language development.

A…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on December 12, 2016 at 9:33am — No Comments

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 Hughes

Published December 02, 2016…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on December 3, 2016 at 9:07am — No Comments

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