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November 21, 2014

Digital Divide Largest By Education Level, Income, U.S. Census Bureau Finds

A new report shows a digital divide as large as 45 percentage points in metropolitan homes' high-speed Internet availability.

November 04, 2014

Pa. Attorney General Investigates Site With 'Inappropriate Photos' of Students

A student reported the site after a school presentation about the dangers of sharing information online.

October 13, 2014

Every Student Can Become a Good, Capable, and World-Improving Person

"Becoming" may be harder to quantify than some of the things we measure today in education, but it is the right goal for our students — and we do not have a hard time recognizing it.

October 05, 2014

The Pace of Change is Not Just Faster — It's Speeding Up

Most of us understand things are getting faster, but few understand, in their gut, what acceleration means — the world is continuously speeding up, and we all need to get used to it.

October 03, 2014

Our Extended Brains

Our mental capabilities are now greatly extended by technology, and this includes everything mental — including our ability to reflect and relate..

September 30, 2014

Growth of Online Reading Fuels New Achievement Gap, Researchers Say

University of Connecticut researchers say a new study points to significant income-based gaps in how students read and comprehend material on the Internet.

September 26, 2014

Variability, Uncertainty, Complexity & Ambiguity (VUCA)

Our New Educational Environment is characterized, first, by "VUCA": Greatly increased Variability, Uncertainty, Complexity & Ambiguity. These, in combination, can greatly increase anxiety and stress.

September 22, 2014

Our New Global Educational Context

The reason we need more than the incremental reforms we are being offered is that our educational context has changed so radically. Here Prensky discusses the key elements of the New Educational Context.

August 31, 2014

Internet and Empathy, Compassion, and Respect

How can we maximize the capacity of this extraordinary communication medium and attend to our ever-increasing need for empathy and compassion to endure as a human speices? While we lead the use of technology as a vehicle for communication, teaching and learning, we need to wrestle with these questions about visibility, empathy and compassion.

August 06, 2014

New 'eLearning Centers' Bring Technology to Rural Kentucky

The computer labs will provide access for students and classes for adults to further education attainment.

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