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Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say

Claire Handscombe has a commitment problem online, the Washington Post reports. Like a lot of Web surfers, she clicks on links posted on social networks, reads a few sentences, looks…

Google Glass targeted as symbol by anti-tech crowd

Glass, Google's high-profile entry into the world of wearable tech, may help launch a revolution if it's released later this year as expected, CNN reports. But test models already on…

Fixing Education Is Child’s Play

The LEGO Idea Conference took place April 8-10 at the LEGOLAND Hotel and Conference Center in Billund, Denmark, Forbes reports. Hosted by the LEGO Foundation (endowed by the LEGO Group’s…

Students don’t need a ‘voice.’ Here’s what they really need.

I hate the phrase “student voice.” I’ll tell you why, the Washington Post reports. People are starting to throw this phrase around a lot in discussions about education reform. “We…

14 Tech Supplies That Made School Tolerable in the ’90s

Seat belts everyone! Time for an educational field trip on The Magic School Bus back to the 1990s, Mashable reports. The clunky technology of the '90s paved the way for…

How Educators Can Protect Students’ Data from Security Breaches

Every day, teachers are responsible for maintaining numerous logins, passwords, data, and other private information about their students, Mind/Shift reports. As chief technology officer in the modern century classroom, an…

5 Common Core Supporters that You Should Hear

As the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation reports, it recently released a video about the Common Core State Standards which presents the facts about how the standards were written, adopted,…

‘I Want To Be An Astronaut’ Documentary Hopes To Emphasize STEM Education

Most of the time, one's senior project or master's thesis or even dissertation is a long paper ranging somewhere in length between a short story, novella, and maybe even a…

Why can’t his daughter take AP calculus?

Walter Fields’s 15-year-old daughter is a sophomore at Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J., the Washington Post reports. She scored advanced proficient on state math tests in middle school and…

How a District Ended Student Dropouts with Personalized Learning

Imagine, if you can, a school where students do not have specific teachers assigned to them, nor do teachers have specific students on their roster, EdSurge reports. Imagine a school…