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AERA statement and #edtech research

George Veletsianos - August 18, 2017 4992

What appears below is a copy of the AERA Statement on the Hateful Acts in Charlottesville. I am posting it here because there’s a tendency in our field to focus on instruction and learning that is effective, efficient, and engaging without considering that we need to evaluate instruction/learning in the context of larger societal needs. What’s the value of an effective programming course if it leaves behind traditionally disenfranchised groups? This reminds me of

Weeknote 33/2017

dougbelshaw.com - August 18, 2017 4904

What I've been up to this week

Hypnotically Animated Textbook Covers

The Scholarly Kitchen - August 18, 2017 4904

Finally something important an ebook can do!


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Why it’s so important to consider youth’s capacity for connection

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - August 08, 2017 4879

by Jean Rhodes In a study of successful, long-term mentoring relationships, Renee Spencer discovered the turning point in a relationship between 14 year old Alana and Alana’s diehard mentor, Stacy (Spencer, Levine, & Rhodes, 2017). Early mistreatment had shattered Alana’s capacity to forge trusting bonds, and she’d grown adept at forcing relationships to their breaking […]


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MECA – A New Manuscript Exchange initiative

The Scholarly Kitchen - August 17, 2017 4856

A new initiative has been launched to define best practices for simplifying transfer of submitted manuscripts across publishers and systems.


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Revisiting: Is Access to the Research Paper the Same Thing as Access to the Research “Results”?

The Scholarly Kitchen - August 16, 2017 4808

Is access to the research paper really the same thing as access to the research results themselves? What about patents on publicly funded research? Revisiting a 2013 post to re-examine these questions.


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The newest advantage of being rich in America? Higher grades

Hechinger Report - August 16, 2017 4808

PITTSBURGH — Monet Spencer remembers traveling to affluent suburban high schools when she was a member of the marching band at Brashear High School in this city’s low-income, high-crime Beechview neighborhood. The suburban band members’ uniforms were brand new, Spencer noticed — not passed down and worn-out like hers. So were their instruments, unlike the […]


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OPINION: May we please forget about tests for a minute and go read some books?

Hechinger Report - August 16, 2017 4808

The average American student now takes 112 standardized tests through their K-12 career. In preparation for these tests, too many schools spend hours on test-prep or skill-based drills. Despite this investment of time and money, today’s students may not be prepared for college, careers, or the complex problems life presents. How can we ensure all […]


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Young children don’t blindly adopt adult norms

Bold Blog - August 13, 2017 4804

Instead, they are actively involved in the formulation, negotiation, and interpretation of rules


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