EdTech 10: Get Your Learn On

Summer is the perfect time to pursue some personal and professional learning goals. This week’s top ten is full of opportunities to do just that. From KQED’s cool new channel for teachers to a new Data Science course available on EdX, we think there’s something of interest to everyone in this week’s news roundup.

Digital Developments

1. KQED Teach

Speaking of social learning, check out the Edmodocon posts on Edmodo all month. 
2. Digital Future Planning

And check out Tom’s roundup of grade 6-12 career awareness tools and tips.

Dollars & Deals

3. $15M Diversity Donation

Want to know how to prepare more coding teachers? Check out Megan Nichols’ post.
4. $10M to Modo Labs

For more on HigherEd engagement, check out 15 HigherEd Student Personas That Will Help You Redesign Learner Experience

Higher, Deeper, Further, Faster Learning

5. Class Dojo’s Student Stories

Research & Reports

6. JFF on CBE

For some how-to advice, check out Chris Sturgis’ series on standards-based grading

Smart Parents

7. Parent Connections on The Hill


8. GenForward Survey Results

More? Check out #GenDIY, 100 stories by/about young people charting their own course.

Teachers & Tech-ers

9. Deans Impacting Future Educators

For more on teacher prep, check out the great collection on High Tech High Graduate School of Education
10. Microsoft EdX

For more, see:

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