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This Week In Education Technology: 2/13/2015

Posted by The LearnBop Team

Feb 13, 2015 8:05:00 AM

How This 3D Printing Curriculum Is Changing STEM In The Classroom

 

Pitsco, a leader in STEM curriculums for K-12 schools, has been successfully implementing 3D printing in classrooms all over the country. Learn how one teacher is making the most of it. Read more.

A Checklist For Doing Classroom-Based Ed Tech Research

 

It’s no surprise that classroom-based educational technology research is hard to do. In the hope that others can learn from our experiences, we present a checklist of tasks that need to be done in order to actually carry out classroom-based, ed tech research. Read more.

Washington Lawmakers Aim To Make High Schoolers Prove They're Tech Savvy

 

Under a proposal from state superintendent Randy Dorn, school districts would have to report to his office how their students are meeting technology literacy requirements — whether it’s through a test, a culminating project or computer-oriented coursework. Read more.

$1 Billion Federal 'Enhancing Education Through Tech' Bill Introduced

 

The legislation would authorize a billion dollars starting in fiscal year 2016 and continuing in some amount for four years to provide funding to state educational agencies that could be issued to districts and schools for the purpose of promoting the use of technology for student learning. Read more.

App Allows Students To Create Their Own eBooks

 

With this app, teachers can incorporate technology into the creative process, motivating and empowering students to bring their stories to life. Read more.

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