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Building Motivation, Instilling Grit: The Necessity of Mastery-Based, Digital Learning

In the following article Michael Horn hits a “slam dunk” when it comes to helping to motivate the disengaged student. Too many times educational ownership and the ability to move and direct ones own educational direction is all that is … Continue reading

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Respecting Teachers (Salman Khan)

Excerpts from a Reason Magazine (February 2013) interview with “The Education Visionary” Khan Academy founder Salman Khan on the future of learning. “Reason: In the book you mention that New York State spends about $18,000 per public school student per … Continue reading

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Classroom Revolutionaries

Classroom Revolutionaries This is a great article on the top education revolutionaries in the country. It gives great resources on what is available to students both k-12 and higher Ed. Also, some great ideas for teacher development in education technology … Continue reading

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Debunking Virtual Education Myths – #1 continued

Debunking Virtual Education Myths – #1 continued The following video shows how students use textbooks, worksheets and manipulative tools in conjunction with computers. Virtual education can be more involved in subjects like math and science. Using a technology device can … Continue reading

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Debunking the Virtual Education Myths #1

I am going to begin posting a series of videos that debunk virtual schooling myths that I hear from the general population. Today’s myth covers a topic I heard recently; that virtual students don’t use books, papers or textbooks as … Continue reading

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Online Education and the Struggling Student

Currently, my home state of Idaho is debating the effectiveness of virtual education. There have been many who have expressed concerns that online education will limit opportunities for struggling students. However, with my own experience using online education, I believe … Continue reading

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