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Bonnie Sutton

Teach for America: Liberal mission helps conservative agenda - 1 views

Teach for America: Liberal mission helps conservative agenda http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/post/teach-for-america-liberal-mission-helps-conservative-agenda/2011/12/25/gIQApoVZHP...

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started by Bonnie Sutton on 27 Dec 11 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

Earth KAM Summer Initiative - 1 views

07/26-29/2011 -- International Space Station EarthKAM Summer 2011 Mission. Middle school educators are invited to join NASA for the International Space Station EarthKAM Summer 2011 Mission from Ju...

EarthKAM digital camera NASA spaceflight Summer Initiative

started by Bonnie Sutton on 10 Jul 11 no follow-up yet
Claude Almansi

Playing with Reality at the Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education - 0 views

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    June 21, 2011, 8:00 am By Prof. Hacker Lewis Carroll's logic game[This is a guest post by Anastasia Salter, Assistant Professor at the University of Baltimore in the school of Information Arts and Technologies. Her academic work focuses on storytelling in new media; she also writes the Future Fragments column for CinCity. Follow her on Twitter at AnaSalter.--@jbj] "...With that said, perhaps the most important takeaway from LEEF is that it's not all about expensive toys. Learning games don't have to be hi-tech to be effective. There's a lot to be learned from Space Vikings, the conference's ARG-that's alternate reality game, not its augmented reality cousin. Unlike augmented reality, which requires technology to mediate an environment, alternate reality is a playful imposition of story onto a physical space. In Space Vikings, a number of us dedicated conference attendees were drawn into a mission to save our tribes from a "pedagogical wasteland." How did we accomplish this feat? By hunting down "anomalies"-read masking tape clues, QR codes and posters-with answers to questions to submit in a digital educational games theory scavenger hunt. This is just one example of a conference ARG, and designers were at LEEF to report on lessons learned from others like DevLearn's Zombie Apocalypse. (For more ideas on educational uses of Alternate Reality, check out Think Transmedia.) These same ideas can scale and transform to a number of settings. For example, Melissa Peterson's Elmwood Park Zoo ARG is currently a project conducted with paper (though imagined for smartphones), and it's already doubling the engagement time of visitors to the local zoo. And on the other side, games like the Giskin Anomaly in Balboa Park are adding new layers of narrative to a popular and culturally rich tourist destination. And these games don't have to be location dependent. Case studies like the Radford Outdoor ARG Outbreak, a social inquiry game that puts st
Bonnie Sutton

McGraw Hill to Award $25,000 to Innovative STEM Educators - 0 views

McGraw-Hill Education just launched the STEM Innovative Educator Awards to recognize and reward teachers who are finding innovative ways to reach today's students. The awards, known as the STEMIEs,...

STEMIES Innovative education awards STEM contest

started by Bonnie Sutton on 29 Mar 12 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

XSEDE Education and Outreach - 2 views

Education, and Outreach Service mission is driven by the critical need to advance computational science and engineering by recruiting, preparing, and sustaining a large and diverse scientific acade...

Teragrid becomes XSEDE advanced computational science and engineering

started by Bonnie Sutton on 23 Jul 11 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

America's Next Educational Crisis - 1 views

America's Next Educational Crisis Posted: 07/ 1/11 11:51 AM ET http://www.huffingtonpost.com/franklin-schargel/americas-next-educational_b_883381.html High-quality teachers are critical to acc...

162 Keys to School Success Franklin Schargel Teacher training education career

started by Bonnie Sutton on 02 Jul 11 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

Connect to Compete Residential Survey Information - 1 views

Top tech firms back open Internet in FCC letter October 12, 2011 Today, it was announced that national nonprofit Connected Nation is a key strategic advisor and partner in a major national public...

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started by Bonnie Sutton on 15 Oct 11 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

Content is the New Currency - 1 views

Home Headlines http://benton.org/node/94354 Content Is The New Currency Submitted: October 20, 2011 - 7:37pm Originally published: October 20, 2011 Last updated: October 20, 2011 - 7:40pm ...

content digital world rules

started by Bonnie Sutton on 21 Oct 11 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

Civil RIghts- CRP Statement on New Policy Guidance from Departments of Education and Ju... - 0 views

December 2, 2011 Today, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have issued long-awaited policy guidance to K-12 schools and colleges and universities across the U.S., about the ways in whi...

Dept of Justice and Education civil rights

started by Bonnie Sutton on 03 Dec 11 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

From the River to the Sea Chesapeake Bay to the Ocean - 1 views

From the River to the Sea- and Ocean Literacy By bonniebraceysutton The Chesapeake Bay Today, the Chesapeake yields more fish and shellfish than any other estuary in the countr...

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started by Bonnie Sutton on 10 Dec 11 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

Who really benefits from putting high-tech gadgets in classrooms? - 2 views

****************************** From The Los Angeles Times, Saturday, February 4, 2012. See http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik-20120205,0,639053.column .. Our appreciation to Monty Neil, ...

Julius Genachowski digital playbook learning ecosystems textbooks

started by Bonnie Sutton on 07 Feb 12 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

Digital Learning Day - 0 views

Digital Learning Day - A Movement's Defining Moment by Ferdi Serim Posted on February 1st, 2012 Digital Learning Day - A Movement's Defining Moment By Ferdi Serim With over four times the partici...

Ferdi Serim Digital Learning Day

started by Bonnie Sutton on 01 Feb 12 no follow-up yet
Bonnie Sutton

Call for Chapters Common Core Mathematics Standards and Implementation of Digital Techn... - 0 views

http://www.igi-global.com/authorseditoCommon Core Mathematics Standards and Implementing Digital Technologies 9 Editors: Drew Polly, Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA Call f...

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started by Bonnie Sutton on 20 Feb 12 no follow-up yet
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