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Ewan McIntosh TEDx Talk: Raising the Next Generation of Problem Finders

I don’t want young people that can solve a psedo-problem—a fake problem generated by their teacher. I want young people that can go out into

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Stephen Fry: Words Matter

Actor and wordsmith Stephen Fry makes the case that the only thing worse than dull, dreary, unimaginative use of language is dealing with sneering Grammar

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Animoto: Helping You Make Professional Grade Videos

I have a soft spot in my heart for Animoto, as it was the first web tool I successfully put into practice with my students. I

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How to Host an Education Hackathon

This article first appeared on Jessie Arora’s blog. Learn more about her passion for educational technology here. In an effort to engage educators in the

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Educelerate MeetUp: A Discussion about Open Badges

This past Friday, Catapult Chicago played host to this month’s Educelerate Meetup, where audience members got the chance to hear from thought leaders in education

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Designing Open Badges: How does Gamification Influence Motivation?

Many thanks to Sheryl Grant, Sunny Lee, and Carla Casilli, who again moderated a discussion across four times zones with aplomb, and who alerted me to Lucas Blair’s practical

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Curiosity’s Extraordinary Landing Makes History

People around the world felt chills this past weekend as the news broke that NASA’s rover, Curiosity, successfully landed on the surface of Mars. We now have

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Using the Right Tools during Connected Educator Month

Last night Eric “SuperBad” Pitt of LessonPaths teamed up with BigMarker to host a webinar on emerging tech tools for the classroom—all as part of the ongoing

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Sleeping under the Stars at TechSmith’s Screencast Camp

This weekend I attended TechSmith’s Screencast Camp, which brought multifaceted educators together to share ideas about how to best use new technology. Traditional teachers and corporate trainers

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Top Ten Twitter Comments at State of NOW’s #140edu Conference

Image via Thank you to everyone we met and learned from at the #140Conf in New York! School should ignite students’ passion, curiosity, and creativity, and

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