21st-century learning

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K12 Education Should Take a Lesson From Colleges

Yes, a college education is certainly "worth it" to the many students for whom college is a way out of cyclical poverty or geographic isolation.

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The 2011 Readers' Choice Top 100 Products

The winners reflect how educators seek a variety of technological tools in tough economic times.
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Steve Jobs’ Top 15 Quotes on Education

It’s only been 1 month since the untimely death of Steve Jobs; and Steve would be pleased to know that he’s still in the news and still a large part of the public consciousness. There’s a new biography out and soon to be aired never before seen TV interviews. And, his quotes abound.

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States Competing for Early Education Grants

Missouri and Kansas have joined the race for millions of federal grant dollars for early-childhood education, but the real prize won’t be the money.

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Career Technology Ed Becomes More Important as Funding Shrinks

At a time when college graduates are struggling to find jobs, employers in vocational fields are struggling to find trained workers.

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Innovation Fund to Reward Creative Indiana School Programs

Schools and nonprofit groups that want to try or expand a creative or novel education program can now compete for funding from a new state Innovation Fund that is set to distribute $5 million over the next two years.

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Steve Jobs: Student, Teacher and Leader in Revolutionizing Education and Technology

In a time of educational debate and shuffling nationwide, a college dropout, businessman and paragon of technological innovation emerged as an inadvertent, but forceful, momentum for an educational revolution around the world.

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Microsoft Recognizes Schools for Innovation in Teaching

Today is World Teachers’ Day, and Microsoft is recognizing 82 schools, including Highland Tech High in Alaska, from around the world for their efforts to better educate children.

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The Kindle Fire Will Enable the Next Generation of 1:1 Education Apps

The much-anticipated, Android-based Kindle Fire, however, is finally the tablet for 1:1 use in schools.

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Idaho to Take Comments on Online Education Rule

A plan to make Idaho the first state to require students to take at least two credits online will officially go before the public for comment next week.

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