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The art of asking: It's not about what you know — but knowing what to ask

The art of asking: It's not about what you know — but knowing what to ask

12/28/2018

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Even before a rally protesting the removal of Confederate monuments turned violent, students in Charlottesville started asking questions.

What was fueling the acrimonious controversy that gripped their community? Why do monuments matter? What’s the purpose of memorializing?…

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Kavya Kopparapu' 's passion lies at the intersection of computer science and medicine

Kavya Kopparapu's passion lies at the intersection of computer science and medicine

12/28/2018

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Today’s young people are changing the way we think about what they’re capable of. They’re catalysts for nationwide demonstrations. They bring home Olympic medals. They run successful businesses, publish books, give TED Talks and even earn the Nobel Peace Prize.

And then there’…

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Empowering learners is a messy, iterative process

Empowering learners is a messy, iterative process

12/28/2018

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If there’s one thing I’ve learned as an educator, it’s that bringing big-picture ideas to life with students is a collaborative and often messy process. Lesson No. 2: That’s OK, especially when you’re supported by a network of like-minded international educators.

It all…

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Maker Mornings move parents from observers to co-learners

Maker Mornings move parents from observers to co-learners

12/28/2018

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When I joined Mercedes-Benz International School in Pune, India, as the first edtech coach, I started to draft a vision to get the community on board with technology. My ultimate aim was to shift mindsets in order to have every stakeholder embrace technology as a way to not only engage, but…

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What works: Camp trains students to be assistive tech ninjas

What works: Camp trains students to be assistive tech ninjas

12/28/2018

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Some summer camps teach archery or horsebackriding skills. The Bridges Assistive Tech Camp gives kids digital superpowers for pushing past their learning barriers.
By the time they return to middle school in the fall, campers with a variety of learning disabilities will…

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Change at scale: The 1:1 movement in Iowa

Change at scale: The 1:1 movement in Iowa

12/28/2018

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After my technology leadership center, the Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), and I moved to Iowa State University in 2007, one of my first meetings was with the School Administrators of Iowa (SAI), the state administrators’ association. Soon, we…

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Melina Uncapher: Neuroscientist is connecting the science of learning to education practice

Melina Uncapher: Neuroscientist is connecting the science of learning to education practice

12/28/2018

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It’s a given that an assistant professor in the department of neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), a woman who leads the Science of Learning research network funded by National Science Foundation and is executive director of the Institute for Applied Neuroscience…

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A new lens on digital citizenship

A new lens on digital citizenship

12/28/2018

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Last year’s refresh of the ISTE Standards for Students engaged thousands of educators and elicited many thought-provoking and enlightening conversations. Among the most interesting was the conversation around retooling the Digital Citizen standard. There was near unanimity that digital…

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ISTE in ACTION: Share your vision for computer science standards

ISTE in ACTION: Share your vision for computer science standards

12/28/2018

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The first time I visited a computer science (CS) classroom, I watched a group of second graders race across the room in a sorting network. “We’re thinking like a computer,” one student explained. “It’s like when we do a project as a group and work on different parts at the same time, we can…

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New role a game-changer for student, teacher digital literacy

New role a game-changer for student, teacher digital literacy

12/28/2018

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I’ve been involved in leveraging technology in education on various continents for nearly 20 years. As a strategy leader of change and a consultant, I’ve learned certain “truths” along this journey: 

  • Designing infrastructure for teaching and learning is…

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