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Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Amazon is invests $700 million in teaching their employees new skills for the future. Full story from Forbes 2. Edtech and curriculum startups join forces to create early childhood ed resources i...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Does personalized learning help or hurt equity in the classroom? Full story from The Hechinger Report 2. What teachers think about edtech.
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Although people tend to focus on the negative effects of gaming Professor Karen Schrier from Marist College examines how video games can teach morality. Specifically, she reviews literature and analyzes individual games and media to highlight a set of principles for designing moral learning and moral knowledge games. These games, which teach moral thinking t...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. R-Ladies fosters data science learning and networking with women around the world. Full story from Quartz 2. How to teach kids to use tech responsibly.
Overview (A Walk Through the Universe) is a virtual reality experience that lets users explore the universe, starting from the Earth through the solar system, the Milky Way, and beyond. Overview was created with data from NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the Minor Planet Center and aims to give users a better understanding of the scale of the universe. It is available on Steam...
The Dalai Lama teamed up with Emory University to create a curriculum focused on creating a kinder world. SEE Learning—or Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning—combines several current educational movements into one subject. These include social and emotio...
Social media has changed academic work, from the way they’re promoted to the way readers interact with them. The authors of a new paper examine how social media impacts the generation of new ideas, the writing of research papers, and the definition of scholarship. The authors cite four characteristics of present-day scholarship that have been significantly altered by social media. First, the process of peer review has ta...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. A FB Messenger Kids bug seriously violated user safety, making people worry about internet safety for children. Full story from Mashable 2. UNESCO is promoting social emotional learning through video games.
"228 Accelerator’s mission is to empower school designers to build a new generation of schools, education organizations, and educational practices that put equity at the center of their work." (About 228 Accelerator) Advancing Equity Through Design 228 Accelerator is geared toward making education ...