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5 Ideas for Learning About Digital Citizenship

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By: Rachelle Dene Poth. With the start of a new school year and Digital Citizenship Week coming up in mid-October, it's a great time to explore resources for teaching about digital citizenship. Read about five different resources for exploring the topic and creating learning activities for students.

Playing With Purpose: Using Games to Enrich Learning & Engage Students

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The Getting Smart staff explores how Curriculum Associates recently announced new Learning Games focused on creating a more engaging, accessible and motivating experience for students.

Next-Gen Career Prep at St. Vrain Innovation Center

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Tom visits the Innovation Center, part of St. Vrain Valley School District, where the students study how drones can support cybersecurity, robotics assist with biotechnology, and engineering in infused in entrepreneurship.

Podcast: Connie Yowell & Paul LeBlanc on Extending Access to Higher Ed from Chicago to Rwanda

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Today we speak with Connie Yowell, CEO of LRNG and EVP of SNHU and Paul LeBlanc, President of SNHU about the importance of the merger between Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and LRNG and how they are extending access to Rwanda.

Two Engaging NYC High Schools: Maker Academy and iSchool

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In Gerry Irrizary’s maker lab (featured image), young designers use 3D printers to prototype sneaker insoles, fashion designer skateboards with laser cutters, and implement the latest strategies in user interface to plan new mobile apps. The lab where teen dreams come to life is on the fourth floor of a city block-sized austere 1970s school…

Making the Most of Student Reflections

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By: Jamie Back. Jamie shares how she uses several online tools to gather and respond to student reflections about such things as their mindset, study strategies, and understanding of topics.

Agilix’s Dawn Academy: Anytime, Anywhere Professional Learning

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  Last fall, Agilix announced that its new mobile-first, video-centric learner platform, Dawn Academy, would be coming soon (see our announcement and smart review posts); and now they have begun to unveil more of Dawn Academy’s capabilities. Educators can check out the platform by enrolling in free courses, and content providers can still reach out to Agilix to…

Agilix’s Publish Anywhere Delivers Learning Content to Any LMS

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The Getting Smart team shares more about the launch of Agilix's new product Publish Anywhere, powered by Buzz that enables content providers to deliver best-in-class courses and learning content to customers.

How User Design Can Impact Engagement and Learning for K-12 Students

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By: Danielle Reid. Daniel shares how user interface (UI) design and, more broadly, user experience (UX) design – can be the deciding factor for the level of impact an education application or platform has on a student, particularly in the K-12 market.

Global Classroom: How 65,000 Teachers are Teaching Over Half a Million Chinese Students Online

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A look at how the world’s most valuable online education company, and the fastest growing startup in all of China, is teaching over half a million students English and creating a great place to work for teachers.

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