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Education Week: Teachers Report Mixed Impact of Digital Media

Education Week: Teachers Report Mixed Impact of Digital Media: "Educators say digital tools used both inside classrooms and outside schools in students' personal lives are having a mixed impact on students' academic and social development, according to two surveys released last week. For example, many teachers believe the Internet and digital tools overall have positively affected how students do research, but at the same time have hurt their attention spans,"

New charter school targets iGeneration
Palm Beach Post
Jennifer Podis. Palm Beach Gardens — Students at the iGeneration charter school make peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough as part of the school's cooking club, as well as in celebration of Halloween. ... charter school. Students have ...

With online learning, role of textbooks evolves
The Daily Pennsylvanian
For example, math professor Robert Ghrist—who's teaching a Coursera calculus course in January—is providing all material to his students free of charge and will not be using the math texts used by the University. Because many online users are unable ...

Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary rep pitches charter school to OUHSD board
That's the aim of the Barry Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary and Educational Center, which aims to open a new charter school next year. Using animals as a ... "My heart has always been in alternativeeducation," she said. Bracco gave few details ... Barry ...

E-learning to shape future of education in India
Use of technology and e-learning will allow high quality teachers to expand their reach,” said Naresh Gupta, managing director, Adobe Systems India. Indeed, the panel agreed that “the future of education is online”. Educomp Solution's managing director...


Udemy's new iPad app turns idle time into a learning opportunity
Udemy is an online education portal that features hundreds of courses, on topics ranging from entrepreneurship to vegan cooking. The company's vision is to ... Learning is no longer confined to the classroom or students' desktop computers. ○ Engage ...

Michigan State University rolls out e-learning to HR managers
Virtual College
Michigan State University (MSU) has launched a new digital learning programme designed to improve communication in company workforces. ... MSU - which was ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by US News and World Report - is providing the education ...

Online Learning: Udacity and Coursera Comparison | UnCollege
Online Learning: Udacity and Coursera Comparison. B ecause of the diminishing return on investment and rising costs of going to college, new online learning ...

Pearson Leads “Tech & Learning” Awards of Excellence for Third ...
Nine K-20 Digital Learning Tools Named the Best of 2012 in Prestigious ... Miller & Levine Biology iBook Textbook; Online Learning Exchange; Pearson Algebra ...

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