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Get a job: Join Build A Rocket Boy Games as a Senior Animation Programmer

Gamasutra - July 15, 2019 4974

The Senior Animation Programmer is responsible for designing and implementing large scale animation systems with minimal guidance and providing technical support and mentoring to more junior members of staff. ...

DIY community care: 1 sign of a new Net safety era

Net Family News - July 11, 2019 4750

It’s a sign that we’re in a whole new era in online safety now: young users increasingly taking things into their own hands. You might call it “DIY Internet safety.” It’s not all good news, but it’s also not all bad (not that DIY is the all of the new era – keep reading…). There […]


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Does lunch have to be 45 minutes? Rethinking school schedules to support innovation

Hechinger Report - July 11, 2019 4747

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today! Why do most middle schools have seven or eight periods of 45 to 60 minutes each? Why does lunch tend to last 45 minutes? […]


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OPINION: Online homework tools trade ‘busy work’ for feedback to help end inequities in schools

Hechinger Report - July 10, 2019 4716

The use of technology is growing in schools, but we’re missing critical opportunities if technology isn’t being used to close the pernicious achievement gaps between students of color and their white peers and between low-income students and their more affluent peers. While we’ve seen limited, and not necessarily linear, progress on the race gap, the […]


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The messy reality of personalized learning

Hechinger Report - July 10, 2019 4674

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Half an hour west of downtown Providence, Rhode Island, past potholed highways lined with maple, ash and pine trees, is the town of Foster, population 4,700. Its residents live on small farms and in aging, widely spaced homes; the closest grocery store is in Johnston, 20 miles away. Down Route 6, not […]


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Making Sense of Early Childhood Assessment – Four Things to Consider

Northwest Evaluation Association - July 09, 2019 4639

There is consensus among educators that assessments should be purposeful, aligned to instruction, and beneficial to student outcomes. However, there is a vein of debate running through... Continue Reading


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Saying No to Any of These 6 Questions Reveals Your Leadership Skills Are Worse Than You Think | Inc.com

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - July 15, 2019 4586

Saying No to Any of These 6 Questions Reveals Your Leadership Skills Are Worse Than You Think Saying No to Any of These 6 Questions Reveals Your Leadership Skills Are Worse Than You Think This is a good starting point to understand where to grow as a leader. Founder and Chief Human Officer, Leadership From the Core Getty Images are inherently designed to learn, grow, and connect with others. It's certainly no different in the . Most of us long for the same close bonds with colleagues in the pursuit of common goals, shared values, and a .

The Academy Mobilizes – Unizin Tackles Learning Analytics

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 01, 2019 4180

Judy Luther takes an in-depth look at Unizin, a consortial effort by universities to build open source digital learning systems.


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The History of the Future of the 'Learning Engineer'

Hack Education - July 12, 2019 3302

A couple of years ago, MIT released a report titled “Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms.” Among its recommendations were to “support the expanding profession of the ‘learning engineer’” – a person who possesses “knowledge base in the learning sciences, familiarity with modern education technology, and an understanding of and practice with design principles,” but who also has a deep background in a specific academic discipline.