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Online tool connects teachers to best-fit schools

Online tool connects teachers to best-fit schools

30 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

As schools look to hire and retain more teachers and educators struggle to find the right fit, a hiring tool called Selected, which is being used by more than 650 schools across urban areas in seven states, helps both parties get what they want. 

Using tech to increase teacher voice improves staff meetings

Using tech to increase teacher voice improves staff meetings

30 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Technology can be an effective tool to engage teachers and improve the nature and productivity of faculty meetings, Michael Gaskell, principal of Hammarskjold Middle School in East Brunswick, New Jersey, writes for eSchool News.

Almost 50 IT professionals quit learning new technology mid-way: Report

Almost 50% IT professionals quit learning new technology mid-way: Report

29 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

During the past year, India’s technology services industry saw nearly 55000 job losses as roles in pure traditional programming languages faced uncertainties due to slowing demand from clients, according to estimates given by recruitment agencies. 

 

Meeting the Educational Demands of Generation Z

Meeting the Educational Demands of Generation Z

27 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

The next generation of students — dubbed Generation Z, or iGen — will soon be flooding into higher education. Millennials may be tech savvy, but Gen Z students are in a whole new league.

Nybble - Worlds Cutest Open Source Robotic Kitten

27 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Nybble is the lightest and fastest robotic cat that really walks. Built on an open source platform, Nybble has endless possibilities in the way you can "teach" tricks, behaviors, and CAT-itude as you program it and help it grow.

Tiny Drones Team Up to Open Doors

26 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

In a move inspired by natural engineering, robotics researchers have demonstrated how tiny palm-size drones can forcefully tug objects 40 times.

Contextualizing coding across subjects enhances entire curriculum

Contextualizing coding across subjects enhances entire curriculum

26 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Peter Nilsson is teaching his students at Massachusetts' Deerfield Academy how to code through humanities text — which includes rap music, speeches and news stories.

K–12 Experts Weigh In on Training Teachers to Use Education Technology

K–12 Experts Weigh In on Training Teachers to Use Education Technology

26 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

For K–12 schools implementing new classroom tools, professional development is crucial to guaranteeing that both teachers and students make the most of such investments.

#MeToo Google reveals 48 employees fired for sexual harassment

#MeToo Google reveals 48 employees fired for sexual harassment

26 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Google on Thursday announced that it has fired 48 employees for sexual harassment during the past two years and sent them away without severance packages, hours after a news report.

Better Wi-Fi Positions Colleges to Leverage Smart Campus Tech

Better Wi-Fi Positions Colleges to Leverage Smart Campus Tech

25 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

A solid network sets the foundation for Internet of Things initiatives in higher education.

Indian #MeToo tweet spike surpasses US monthly data

Indian #MeToo tweet spike surpasses US monthly data

24 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Twitter saw more #metoo tweets from India this month than any single month in the US over the past year.

Data Driven Instruction How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments

Data Driven Instruction How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments

24 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

As personalized learning becomes a more mainstream pedagogy in K–12 classrooms, teachers have started to adapt assessment processes to get a deeper look at student growth.

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