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Students Crash-land on Mars

Using the RITE method to learn: testing the Mars game prototype. [i] GUEST COLUMN | by Barbara Freeman The purpose of the Mars Game project is to build a game that is ‘fun’ (meaning that it is immersive and that students … Continue reading

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Digital Bridges

A new collaboration between Grinnell College and the University of Iowa. GUEST COLUMN | by Erik Simpson To sustain collaborative digital projects in undergraduate teaching, we need to cultivate a kind of pedagogical improvisation, to borrow a metaphor from Jesse … Continue reading

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On A Mission

Priorities for a connected classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Suchita Mandavilli On January 14, 2015, President Barack Obama spoke in Cedar Falls, Iowa, about the need for better broadband. “High-speed broadband is not a luxury,” he said. “It’s a necessity.” … Continue reading

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Better Together

Let our kids help create a better Internet. GUEST COLUMN | by Lynette Owens Each year, many countries, organizations, governments, schools, and individuals around the world have used Safer Internet Day to raise awareness about a wide range of issues … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding in EdTech

Lessons from a bootstrapped teacherpreneur launching a crowdfunding campaign. GUEST COLUMN | by Brendan Finch Within the crucible of the classroom, educators learn what truly works. There is no grey area: inequity and the achievement gap stare, unblinkingly, at us … Continue reading

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