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Breaking News
  

ASCD Introduces ASCD Student Growth Center and the Center’s First Product, GoalWorks

News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Mar 2017

Logitech Introduces Rugged Combo for the New 9.7-inch iPad

News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Mar 2017

New Enhancements to Discovery Education’s Digital Services Boost Educators’ Ability to Connect with Peers and Differentiate Instruction

News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Mar 2017

Follett Now Offers Haese Mathematics as Part of International Baccalaureate Content

News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Mar 2017

EBSCO eBooks Reaches One Million Title Mark

News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Mar 2017

myON Launches myON News Powered by News-O-Matic

News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Mar 2017

Flipped Learning Global Initiative Researchers Confirm Flipped Learning Methodology Advances

News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Mar 2017

Curriculum Associates Launches Ready Central Online Portal

News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Mar 2017

Discovery Education Announces Dates for 2017 Day of Discovery Tour

News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Mar 2017

Follett Challenge’s Semifinalists, Video Winners Span the U.S.

News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Mar 2017

New White Paper 'Digital Citizenship: a Holistic Primer' Released at Digital Citizenship Summit 2016

News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Oct 2016

OpenEd Partners with Pearson Realize to Provide Open Educational Resources

News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Oct 2016
 

Features

  

Teaching Website Evaluation: The CRAAP Test and the Evolution of an Approach

Website evaluation is now a vital, lifelong learning skill, especially in this era of "alternative facts." Teaching it has been and remains a challenge that author Cara Berg has found California State University's CRAAP test (don't laugh!) well-suited for. Read on to learn from their experience.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Mar 2017
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TOOLS FOR LEARNING - Reaching Out to the World: Foreign Language (and ESL) Technologies

Learning a language in an age of collaborative technologies, such as are now available with video-based and other interactive, adaptive, and personalized learning platforms, has made for a different experience! If you grew up sitting in a high school language class, try some of the tools Victor reports on and you'll see!
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Mar 2017
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TOOLS FOR LEARNING - Project-Based Learning: Engagement, Authenticity, and Collaboration on a Mission

Taking on a common task with others—collaborating in an authentic, engagement type of situation—is not merely busywork. It's either practice for real work, or real work itself! That's what project-based learning offers, and Victor offers lots of PBL-oriented resources.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Jan 2017
- Jan/Feb 2017 Issue By

TOOLS FOR LEARNING - Open for Learning: Open Educational Resources: Ensuring Equity of Access to Education Resources for All Students

Open education, a collective term describing programs and practices that work to broaden access to learning and training traditionally offered through formal education systems, needs initiatives, open materials, and content to succeed. Victor describes the movement, a range of just such initiatives, and pathways to open educational resources in this month's Tools for Learning.
Editorial/Features
Posted 15 Nov 2016
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Columns

  

THE NEW MEDIA CENTER–Integrating Technology Then … And Now: From Computer Lab to Design Flexibility

Integrating technology in education has been a catalyst for significantly repurposing the physical structure and programs of school media centers. Mary Alice queried some colleagues for help in looking back at the process during the past couple of decades to see how it has evolved and to see what works bestfor today and the future.
Column/The New Media Center
Posted 01 Mar 2017
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EDITOR'S NOTES: Communicating With the World and Each Other

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 Mar 2017
- Mar/Apr 2017 Issue By

THE PIPELINE: What’s in the Pipeline? Teacher Librarians as STEAM Vents

True to The Pipeline's mission, Stephen says it's time to look at what's in the pipeline for another year. This column scans the future horizon and predicts some of the juggernauts that will change the world, and not just those technologies that create a fad, without looking at the underlying trends.
Column/The Pipeline
Posted 01 Jan 2017
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IDEA WATCH: School Libraries, Librarians, and Project-Based Learning–“Flexing” Library Spaces for Learning

Carolyn builds the case for flexible library spaces that support authentic inquiry and promote the kind of collaborative energy inherent in effective project-based learning.
Column/Idea Watch
Posted 01 Jan 2017
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EDITOR'S NOTES: PBL Examined!

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 Jan 2017
- Jan/Feb 2017 Issue By

THE NEW MEDIA CENTER: For the Love of Historical Art!

Are paintings primary sources? Can they be the centerpiece of a lesson or interdisciplinary learning? How can maps be paired with paintings? In this month's New Media Center, Mary Alice shares some ideas that illustrate the power of a painting, used alone or paired with another resource to provide a great learning activity.
Column/The New Media Center
Posted 01 Nov 2016
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CyberBee’s Web Pick
For March 15, 2017: As spring and summer approach, it's time to think about studying the water quality and habitats of creeks. Creek Connections is a partnership between Allegheny College and regional K-12 schools and uses the local waterways as outdoor laboratories.
 

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TOOLS FOR LEARNING - Reaching Out to the World: Foreign Language (and ESL) Technologies

Learning a language in an age of collaborative technologies, such as are now available with video-based and other interactive, adaptive, and personalized learning platforms, has made for a different experience! If you grew up sitting in a high school language class, try some of the tools Victor reports on and you'll see!
Posted 01 Mar 2017

Epic!

For February 1, 2017: Epic's ebook library and subscription service includes many of the best kids books and popular books, such as  Fancy Nancy, Big Nate, Warriors, Ramona, and National Geographic Kids.
Posted 01 Feb 2017

Smithsonian Kids

For February 15, 2017: It's time for an update. The Smithsonian Kids website has added lots of hands-on activities and games for children of all ages covering culture, history and science.
Posted 15 Feb 2017

Passport

Passport is a world language learning environment based on a research platform that allows teachers to assign classwork and track and report student progress.
Posted 01 Mar 2017

THE NEW MEDIA CENTER–Integrating Technology Then … And Now: From Computer Lab to Design Flexibility

Integrating technology in education has been a catalyst for significantly repurposing the physical structure and programs of school media centers. Mary Alice queried some colleagues for help in looking back at the process during the past couple of decades to see how it has evolved and to see what works bestfor today and the future.
Posted 01 Mar 2017
 
 
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