The U.S. Department of Education has declared that August is Connected Educator Month, a "celebration," as the website says, that is part of the Office of Educational Technology's Connected Educators initiative to support online professional learning. During the next four weeks, the department will ...
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August 02, 2012
July 31, 2012
Here's what you need to know for the three-day event featuring five keynote speakers and 11 panel discussions.
July 10, 2012
A satirical video made by two math professors critiquing a Khan Academy video spurs a contest for future critiques of the famous educator.
June 26, 2012
The Department of Education hopes the new August observance is a small step in the right direction.
June 19, 2012
The $10 million effort is the latest in a growing field of groups trying to organize online conent in better ways.
June 11, 2012
A new NCAA rule that goes into effect June 15 opens the door for Division I and II men's college basketball coaches to text high school athletes.
June 08, 2012
According to the lawsuit, the app authors collected kids' names and other private information and sent it to a third party, violating federal online privacy law concerning children under 13.
April 20, 2012
A new study suggests none of the three elements usually found in playground bullying are necessarily present in cyberbullying.
April 16, 2012
"Facebook for School Counselors" aims to help those in the guidance office make sense of the platform and its on-campus impact.
April 13, 2012
In a post I wrote yesterday, a blogger offered 12 cons for using social media in schools, one of which was the risk of cyberbullying. One thing her post didn't mention is that cyberbullying can be difficult to pin down--so there's an accompanying "con" that schools have to navigate the murky waters of online speech.