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Digital Learning Addresses Challenges in K-12

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Two years ago Bob Wise and the Alliance issued an important Online Learning Imperative. They recently updated it and the EdWeek Digital Education Team reviewed it.

Women Rising: Five Predictions for Women in the 2012 Workplace

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Women now influence more than 25% of the U.S. GDP and hold nearly 48% of all jobs. Without women, the U.S. economy would be 25% smaller than it is today. These encouraging facts come from a new book by Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti, Society 3.0: How Technology Is Reshaping Education, Work, and Society.

Online PE: Not Just a Virtual Workout

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More than one in three American children are currently overweight or obese. These astounding statistics have been screaming the need for change for many years now. Online learning has provided solutions in academic arenas, but can it help our children’s health as well. Let’s enter the online world of physical education (PE).

10 Tips for Kindle in the Classroom

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I have been using a Kindle eReader for some time now and really enjoy the convenience and ease of use of these dedicated devices. When I travel to schools, I see more and more schools pilot eReaders in the classroom, especially for students who struggle or who are unmotivated to read. For many students who struggle in reading many are now more inspired to read books on an eReader device as compared to a traditional book. Here are 10 tips for using Kindles in the classroom that I know you will find helpful.

Lesson Plans for Time Management

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Whether you are a business executive, teacher, parent, recent college degree graduate, or if you fill any combination of these daily roles, it’s likely that every minute of your day counts and any spare time is valuable. So how can you use your time wisely?

Audrey’s Excellent Adventure: Top 10 EdTech Startups

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Audrey Watters covers the edtech space--particularly startups--really well. Last week she published her top 10 list of startups. We thought it was worth sharing.

Top 10 Stories in Education in 2011

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After reflecting on the ed-tech space over the last year, I have aggregated the top 10 stories in education (technology). Where the pieces settle will be largely up to the oncoming year, but we think the following trends have the potential to hugely change the education landscape.

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