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Alison Anderson

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Alison Anderson is a Media Specialist at The Madeleine School. Follow her on twitter at @tedrosececi.

Robots Are Not Just for Computer Labs Anymore

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The Hummingbird Duo may be the first electronics kit that is fun and educational for a fourth grader, a high school student, a college engineering student, and an adult maker. The Hummingbird Duo provides several levels of engineering and technology learning.

And the Winner Is…What Award Could You Give Your Teacher This Week?

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This week is Teacher Appreciation Week- This is the week all teachers deserve to receive an award!

High Expectations at #NSVFSummit 2014

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Today, at the New Schools Venture Fund Summit the group of more than 1,000 attendees were treated to an incredible keynote from Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative.

ASU+GSV: Education Dreaming

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From the discussions in the hall to the intriguing, conversation-starting 50 minute sessions, one common theme is rising to the top: schools are changing and there are models from all over the country that are making education better for students.

Digital Citizenship: There’s an App for That From Learning.com

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Simply limiting or restricting access is not the answer to keeping students safe. Students need to use the tools that will help them learn their best at any time and anywhere. As a result, Learning.com has developed a brand new Digital Citizenship App, specifically designed for middle and high school students, to teach them how to be safe and make good choices online.

10 Tips for Online Student Success

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This week we talked to two of its online educators of the year, Shawn Wigg (HS Math) and Elise Harris (MS Civics) both to whom online learning is not new. They are full-time, online teachers at FLVS and know what it takes for students to succeed in online courses- because they see it every day.

Project Breaker Brings Entrepreneur Spirit to Portland, OR

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The challenge will be run from May 4th to 19th, teams of 17-­24 year old students from across Portland will research local manufacturing then design and test the viability and social impact of business opportunities they identify.

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