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Physical computing for the non-computer science educator

Course Description This course teaches the basics and benefits of integrating physical computing with MakeCode in any subject area. It provides cross-curricular hands-on learning opportunities for participants within the MakeCode site. No additional items are needed...

Twelve Obstacles To Innovation In Education

12 Barriers To Innovation In Education by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been reposted (unchanged) from its original posting in 2014. Innovation is not something that just happens–or, rather it does given the right chemistry. Oftentimes this chemistry is referred...

Want to Personalize Learning? Computers Aren’t the Answer

Increasing student engagement and achievement, developing students as lifelong learners, preparing students for college and careers, and reducing inequities are common goals in schools across the US -- and, we know, are ones not easy to accomplish. But that does not...

5 Special Technologies Trends in Education

BY BENJAMIN HEROLD (TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. Underlying a range of new...