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Discovery Ed hosts virtual field trip on Oct. 3

The Alcoa Foundation and Discovery Education, a provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, will celebrate National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 3, 2014, with an interactive virtual field trip. The Manufacture Your Future LIVE Virtual Field Trip will be hosted from an Alcoa facility as part of Alcoa Foundation and Discovery Education’s  [ Read More ]...

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Build learning networks with eduClipper

Create clips and organize them into clipboards that show off the great work you can do or resources others can learn from. …

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Interactive U.S. history series for tablets

As the new school year begins, the Library of Congress invites students everywhere to touch, draw on and explore some of its most valuable treasures—all via a new…

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Help families learn, creatively, together

Technology pervades all aspects of our lives and young people are growing up playing, learning, and connecting with technology. However, parents, especially those with little to no background…

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Teacher leaders meet in online community

The U.S. Department of Education and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards today unveiled Commit to Lead, a new online community that makes it easy for educators…

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One-stop privacy shop just in time for the new school year

As schools increasingly rely on data to improve education, and as teachers increasingly rely on technology in the classroom to improve the learning experience, privacy concerns are being…

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Give engineering education a boost

TeachEngineering.org is a collaborative project between faculty, students and teachers associated with five founding partner universities, with National Science Foundation funding. The collection continues to grow and evolve…

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Explore new and free ed funding options

A free site connects educators to funding resources and tips.…

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Try a subject-agnostic role-playing game for your class

Classcraft is a free online educational role-playing game that teachers and students play together in the classroom.…

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Common Core assessments just got a little easier

Educators have a new assessment resources for Common Core implementation A new free solution directly addresses the Common Core implementation challenges looming ahead for K-12 schools and districts…

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Strategies for One-to-One Computing Success

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A growing number of school leaders have recognized the benefits of making sure every student has access to a digital learning device, both in the classroom and at…

Preparing Students for 21st Century Careers

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Sixty percent of today’s students will have careers that don’t exist yet, which speaks to the challenge schools face in preparing them for their future. So, what are…

Using Video to Transform Instruction

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Video is a powerful tool to help students learn—and a growing number of educators are integrating video into their instruction, either by using pre-existing video assets or by…

How to Make Blended Learning Work

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Blended learning, in which students experience a mix of face-to-face and online instruction, is catching on in K-12 schools—and advocates of this approach say that, when done well,…

Harnessing Data for Common Core Success

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There is broad agreement among education leaders that collecting and analyzing student performance data, and using this information to target instruction more effectively, will be critical in making…

Teaching Essential 21st Century Skills

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Today’s students need more than just instruction in the core topic areas. They also need to learn key 21st-century skills that will serve them well in a globally…