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Amazon Updates Whispercast For Simpler Use In Education

Amazon Updates Whispercast For Use In Schools In Education From a press release SEATTLE—Recently Amazon launched Whispercast 3.0, an update to its free, self-service platform for organizations to easily discover, procure, manage and distribute digital content to nearly any device. Since launch, Whispercast has been adopted by more than 130 of the 250 largest school districts […]

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The Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration

The Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration by Noah Kravitz Background In lieu of being incredible pieces of hardware with significant learning potential, iPad adoption has produced uneven learning results thus far. In some cases, they enchant learners and encourage practice, creativity, and collaboration, while in other settings they offer up a drudgery and mediocrity of […]

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My Approach To Digital Content Curation

My Approach To Digital Content Curation by Steven Anderson, Presenter at tlipad.com. I spend a great deal of time looking up stuff. Whether that stuff is blog posts to get a pulse on what is happening in the edusphere or researching new tools to share with teachers, I come across a wide variety of resources that […]

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Building Teacher Capacity

Building Teacher Capacity by Art Costa and Bena Kallick, Institute for Habits of Mind When considering teacher quality, we are concerned not just for what we observe in the moment. We are also concerned about whether the teacher has the more enduring habits that will serve them well as they continue to learn,  grow and […]

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June 15: TeachThought Exclusive Live Stream Of The Atlantic’s Education Summit

June 15: Exclusive Live Stream Of The Atlantic’s Education Summit by TeachThought Staff TeachThought is excited to be the exclusive streaming partner for today’s The Atlantic’s Education Summit. Summary Two-year olds are entering preschool and learning on iPads. Primary schools are considering the role supportive environments play on students’ learning. Admission to college is a […]

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Where Has The Play Gone?

by Judy Seltz, Executive Director At ASCD Sometimes the replacement is better than the original, and we don’t miss the original for more than a brief moment: think whiteboards v. blackboards, chalk, and erasers; or copy machines v. mimeograph machines and purple “masters.” But then sometimes we look around and wonder why something important seems […]

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Moving Up? 4 Tips For Managing Your Career As A Teacher

Moving Up? 4 Tips For Managing Your Career As A Teacher by Karen Baptiste This March in Houston, ASCD held its 70th Annual Conference for educators and enthusiasts seeking information from the latest innovation and invention to the most effective resources. One of the memorable opportunities provided this year was the Student Career Chat for […]

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Video: Using Video Games To Reconnect With Male Learners

Using Video Games To Reconnect With A Lost Generation Of Male Learners by TeachThought Staff Video games continue to suffer from a juvenile connotation, but as Ali Carr Chellman explains, by looking at how video games engage the brain, we just might be able to re-connect with a lost generation of male learners. Particularly interesting […]

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