A virtual summer camp hosted by Maker Media and Google+ features rocket-propelled toy cars, balloon blimps, bike-powered cellphone chargers, and a huge online community.
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July 11, 2013
July 11, 2013
Alan November told the National Association of Elementary School Principals that embracing technology means difficult changes, but is key to succeeding in the Common Core era.
July 02, 2013
Districts have recently employed crowdsourcing to solve major problems. Could it help teachers authentically add their voices to policy discussions, too?
June 25, 2013
The National PTA recognized state and local chapters for their efforts to strengthen family-school partnerships.
June 24, 2013
A survey of 200 Idaho teachers found that most want to use educational technology, but many are not familiar with or don't have access to the latest offerings.
June 22, 2013
Parents are planning this summer for a Global #ParentCamp to be held Nov. 2 in local communities, sharing globally using technology.
June 17, 2013
Before offering any digital learning opportunities for our students, we must become informed ourselves.
June 13, 2013
My Twitter feed is already rolling like Usain Bolt's treadmill, for example, with ecstatic tweets emanating from epals in Memphis at the Martin Institute's first Transformative Learning Conference.
June 12, 2013
As news of Texas' parents victory against excessive standardized testing spreads, the calls have been coming in from parents who live in other states, wondering how to organize, says Dineen Majcher, an attorney and mother who was a leader of the resistance.
June 10, 2013
A nationwide survey reveals that students have different views of the usefulness of laptop computers, smartphones, and tablets, depending on the task at hand.