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Flipgrid, LTML’s video-based discussion and reflection tool, was selected as an honoree in three categories for this year’s Webby Awards. The categories are Web Education, Mobile Education and Reference, and Social Education and Discovery. Flipgrid was developed to enable teachers to create short, discussion-oriented questions that students respond to through recorded videos. Since its launch, […]

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LT faculty and students were well represented at the recent American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA 2014) in Philadephia this past week. Bright Stars: Technology-Mediated Settings as Pathways for the Engaged Learning of Urban Youth: Symposium chaired by Cassie Scharber. “How Can I Make That?”: Teens Helping Teens Use Technology Within a Public Library System: […]

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The Minnesota English Journal (MEJ), a journal of the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Education, has recently published an article by Scharber entitled, “The iPad Invasion,” in its March 2014 publication. The article explores how English teachers can respond to and participate in the iPad craze within K12 education. iPads are also reviewed as a […]

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Romaric Zongo, PhD candidate in Learning Technologies, has been awarded an International Thesis Research Travel Grant by the University of Minnesota Graduate School to support his dissertation work in Burkina Faso. Romaric’s dissertation study, “Integration of Emerging Learning Technologies in Secondary Schools: A Burkina Faso Case Study,” will attempt to better understand the various considerations […]

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Solen Feyissa, PhD candidate in Learning Technologies, has been awarded an International Thesis Research Travel Grant by the University of Minnesota Graduate School to support his dissertation work in Ethiopia. Solen’s dissertation study, “The Role of Information Communication Technologies within Ethiopian Education,” focuses on real-life uses of existing ICTs for learning purposes. It examines how […]

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Last week representatives from Austin Public Schools (APS) spent the day at LTML to discuss technology integration in its district and schools. Teachers, principals, technology integrationists, technology directors, union representatives, and the superintendent comprise APS’ technology integration design team and will be working together over the next few months on establishing a district vision for […]

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Doering was invited to be a featured speaker in the renown Frontiers in the Environment series sponsored by the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment. This lecture series explores the cutting edge of knowledge in climate change, renewable energy, land use, food security, and other environmental hot topics. Doering’s talk, “Narratives of a Changing […]

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Doering keynoted the opening evening gala at the Minnesota Council for the Social Studies (MCSS) and Great Lakes annual conference, which drew teachers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. He provided an in-depth look at principles he believes spur transformational online learning, while sharing inspirational stories from his travels and collaborations with […]

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Pazurek & Scharber present at Metro North ABE Learning Lab

Drs. Angel Pazurek and Cassie Scharber were honored to present at Metro North Adult Basic Education’s recent professional development event focused on technology integration this past Tuesday. Metro North ABE is a consortium of nine school districts located in the northwest metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN. The presentation, titled “Supporting Digital Literacy […]

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Avenue iPad app launched!

We’re excited to announce that the new Avenue iPad app has launched! The Avenue iPad student app extends the Avenue online environment and creates innovative new opportunities for mobile student e-assessment in all K-20 world language classrooms. Avenue is an e-assessment platform for building custom language tasks to capture, evaluate, archive, and visualize progress of […]

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