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Cool Tool | CrowdSchool

CrowdSchool, a startup founded by teachers, today launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to #ReImagineSchool.  The startup is among the world’s first online platforms for crowdsourcing project-based learning for K-12 classrooms. CrowdSchool emerged from its founding team’s nearly 20 years experience … Continue reading

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Trends | Learning HTML with Song

This guy has charisma! Here’s a little pick-me-up for a Friday afternoon that has everything to do with the current trend of making coding accessible for students of all ages everywhere. From LearnHTMLwithSong.com, one can simply listen and learn about … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Tynker

Programming is the new literacy, the people behind this company believe, and the ability to program is what separates those who simply have an idea from those who make their ideas a reality. Tynker is a new online platform that … Continue reading

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Conditions for Learning

Maintaining a safe and ethical school environment in a social media age. GUEST COLUMN | by Michelle Vroom Their voices can be loud and their stares intimidating. Hatred is laced in their messages. And, in some cases, their impact can … Continue reading

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The Opportunity Gap

Real-world perspective from the founder of a purpose-driven group of innovators. GUEST COLUMN | by Andrew Coy The achievement gap is a well-known problem in schools today. When I started teaching social students at Digital Harbor High School, I found … Continue reading

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