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Gale Chronicles the Evolution of Flight with New Digital Archive of Aviation History

News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jun 2015

Book Creator for Windows Brings ebook App to Desktop

News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jun 2015

Discovery Education and 3M Announce Finalists in 2015 Young Scientist Challenge

News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jun 2015

Lexia Learning Introduces ‘From the Wrist’ Progress Monitoring App for Apple Watch

News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jun 2015

SETDA Announces Partnership with New Cohort of Nine Startups Focused on Serving K-12 Education Needs

News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Jun 2015

K'NEX Launches Nationwide Search for Talented Kid-Builders

News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2015

Free Resources: Discovery Education to Host Global Virtual Field Trip to Commemorate Magna Carta Anniversary

News/Free Resources - Posted 05 Jun 2015

Belk, Discovery Education, ISTE Announce Grand Prize Winners of the Belk Service Learning Challenge

News/Breaking News - Posted 29 May 2015

Blackbaud Releases eBook to Help K-12 Schools Improve Fundraising

News/Breaking News - Posted 27 May 2015

Apex Learning Launches Educator Academy

News/Breaking News - Posted 19 May 2015

Free Resources: NOVA's New Online Game for Exploring the History of Life on Earth

News/Free Resources - Posted 19 May 2015

Teachscape Partners with Swivl to Help Educators Capture Authentic Classroom Practices

News/Breaking News - Posted 13 May 2015
 

Features

  

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Tools and Tactics to Measure Students’ Mastery of the Common Core Standards

Like them or not, after years of development and adoption, 2014-15 marks implementation year for CCSS. In the assessment realm, there are innovative solution providers out there, many with die-hard educators among their ranks, that have toiled tirelessly toward authentically improving learning and assessment for students and teachers. Victor walks us through a range of them.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 May 2015
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TOOLS FOR LEARNING: The Bring-Your-Own Dilemma

Student devices are enjoying widespread use in classrooms. The usage question is no longer about "how much," but about "how well." Victor's got some stats, plus views and advice from a range of educators.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Mar 2015
- Mar/Apr 2015 Issue By

Grazing, Looping, and Skimming: Understanding Students’ Digital Habits

The digital and research habits that students learn online-in and out of school-influence their expectations for the resources they use in the course of their research. EBSCO user experience researcher Deirdre Costello and her team have delved into those habits and lay out their findings—and how they can help you as a librarian—here.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Jan 2015
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TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Search, Research, and Discovery, in Life and in Learning

For you, for your colleagues, for your students, or for your own pursuits—and in celebration of research—Victor provides a variety of useful tools for learning in the areas of search, research, and discovery for life and learning.
Editorial/Features
Posted 14 Nov 2014
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Columns

  

THE PIPELINE: Next Up--Beacons!

This month Stephen writes about some technology that is just entering the pipeline and has the potential to change everything … yes, again ... in libraries, in schools, in retail, and in every community engagement space.
Column/The Pipeline
Posted 01 May 2015
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IDEA WATCH: Wear to Learn!?! Wearable Technology—Promises and Problems

From the Apple Watch to Fitbits to tech jewelry, the wearable technology market is beginning to take off. Other than geeking out at what will be possible with wearables like some futuristic fantasy out of a sci-fi movie, how does this apply to schools?
Column/Idea Watch
Posted 01 May 2015
- May/Jun 2015 Issue By

EDITOR'S NOTES: The Common Core State Standards … Again

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 May 2015
- May/Jun 2015 Issue By

BELLTONES: Embrace Your Inner Doodler. Join the Sketchnoting Revolution!

Still smarting from a scolding in first grade for doodling on her paper in class, Mary Ann is gratified that educators have finally seen the light … and the learning value … in doodling, or, let's call it "sketchnoting."
Column/Belltones
Posted 01 Mar 2015
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THE NEW MEDIA CENTER: Making Learning Interactive

Always promoting primary sources, Mary Alice looks this time at the Library of Congress's six new interactive ebook primary source sets and finds them enticing and full of intriguing, useful tools.
Column/The New Media Center
Posted 01 Mar 2015
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EDITOR'S NOTES: BYOD Revisited–Who's Using What Device, Why, and How?

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 Mar 2015
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CyberBee’s Web Pick
For June 15, 2015: From Science Kids at Home, here's a great activity called Mummy Experiment!
 

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POPULAR ARTICLES

Learning Upgrade Launches Math Upgrade Kindergarten for Summer

The 50 lessons, each with music, games and video, are sequenced to help each child make breakthroughs in math. The lessons will be made available to those schools taking advantage of Learning Upgrade's complimentary summer school licenses, with more lessons to follow for the upcoming school year.
Posted 05 May 2015

Education Technology Pioneers Announced as Winners of SIIA Innovation Incubator Program

More than 50 applicants were assessed for the Innovation Incubator program on a broad range of criteria. They were judged by both industry leaders and educators in classrooms around the globe.
Posted 05 May 2015

Free Resources: NOVA's New Online Game for Exploring the History of Life on Earth

NOVA's Evolution Lab introduces teens to the mechanisms of evolution, featuring an interactive, digital tree of life made available for the first time online
Posted 19 May 2015

Apex Learning Launches Educator Academy

Developed to offer immediate access to information at the critical moment it's needed, the new Educator Academy is one component of the comprehensive services offered by Apex Learning. The Academy enables educators to complete on-demand training at their convenience, learn about best practices and successful implementation models, access a range of resources, and connect with other educators.
Posted 19 May 2015

Teachscape Partners with Swivl to Help Educators Capture Authentic Classroom Practices

When used with the Teachscape Effectiveness Platform, video from Swivl helps provide meaningful feedback, self-reflection and collaboration, according to the announcement.
Posted 13 May 2015
 
 
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