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More philosophy and less technology in the classroom. Startup Digest Education

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Conflicted Views of Technology: A Survey of Faculty Attitudes

With more and more technical specialists working together to help teachers utilize edtech in the classroom a good system must be established in order to be successful. For Green and Moser, that means creating a “Create and Share” department with the goal to “help teachers and students create and share unique activities, projects and opportunities, and to extend instruction into new contexts.” It involves 4 key pieces:
1. Collaborative Instruction
2. Authentic Engagement
3. Applicative Risk-Taking
4. Sustained Interest and Initiative

[Spanish] Learning to think

95 percent of commonly downloaded apps marketed to be played by children ages 5 and under contain at least one type of advertising.
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