Miami Device: The EdTech Conference that Could


Computers and the Internet can’t “fix” education. But that doesn’t mean they don’t carry hefty potential to engage students – particularly boys – in the 21st Century classroom.

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In Attacking Charters, Hillary Clinton Reverses Course on School Choice – and Turns Her Back On Many Black Supporters

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Siding with teachers unions over charter schools is bad news for many minority students… and bad news for Hillary Clinton’s campaign, writes Cynthia Tucker Haynes.

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Look at What is Being Sold to Kids When They are in School


Faith Boninger and Alex Molnar on how stuff gets sold to kids in school – and it’s not pretty.

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How Minecraft Could Help Teach Chemistry’s Building Blocks of Life


Minecraft can be more than just a video game. Here’s how.

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Jamming With Your Toddler: How Music Trumps Reading For Childhood Development


If you want to fast-track your child’s development, forget CDs, books that beep, and toys that whirr. Play music with them, with the emphasis being on “play”.

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Proposed Curriculum Requirement: How to Be Mindful of Technology

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In the rise of the technological era, Jessica Lahitou has some suggestions on how to handle attachment and detachment for students and their devices.

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How Will Education Be Different in 100 Years?


What and how will children be learning 100 years from now?

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In South Africa: Students Protest Tuition Hikes


Thousands of South African university students have taken to the streets in the biggest unified student protests since the first democratic elections in 1994.

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On Global Campuses, Academic Freedom has its Limits

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On global campuses, academic freedom has its limits.

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Share Don’t Scare: We Need to Nurture (and Learn From) Young Cultural Leaders

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Why do we need to change the way we approach leadership in the arts? Lizzie Muller explains.

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Children Learn From Stress And Failure: All The More Reason You Shouldn’t Do Their Homework

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“Mummy, I can’t do my homework!” Time for you to step in?

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3 of the Most Innovative Ideas in Education Happening Now

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If we want to change the education system for the better, we need to find initiatives that are working and roll them out on a larger scale says Jessicah Lahitou.

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Children Who Understand Emotions Become More Attentive Over Time

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Children may be absorbed in figuring out emotions of people important to them.

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Teacher, Teacher use Your Twitter to Stimulate Interest!


Researchers have shown that Twitter in college courses leads to increased engagement and higher grade point averages.

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Eye-opening Scientific Facts About Raising Children Every Dad Should Know


There might still be more art than science to raising healthy children, but science can be useful. And it can have long-lasting, positive effects on your children.

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