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Earthducation Expedition 6 heads to Nepal April 27!

What does education look like in remote mountain villages where electricity is nonexistent or unreliable? How does a developing country seeking to grow its economy, boost tourism, and expand its infrastructure do so sustainably? Earthducation Expedition 6 aims to find out — and share what...

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Flipgrid selected as Webby honoree in three categories

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...

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LT shines at AERA 2014

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...

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Doering keynotes MCSS & Great Lakes annual conference

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,...

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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...

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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...

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Flipgrid team skypes with 2nd graders in Georgia

Many thanks to the awesome 2nd grade students at Barrow Elementary School in Georgia who skyped with our Flipgrid team today. We had the honor of announcing awards for the amazing work they did on their Flipgrid black history projects. Thanks to media specialist Andy...

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Congrats to two new LT PhDs: Dr. Angel Pazurek & Dr. Yang Lin

During fall semester, two LT PhD students, Drs. Angel Pazurek and Yang Lin, successfully defended their dissertations. Dr. Pazurek's dissertation, "A Phenomenological Investigation of Online Learners' Lived Experiences," was defended at LTML in September 2013 (co-advisors: A. Doering & C. Scharber). Dr. Lin's dissertation, "When Microblog...

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Flipgrid for iPad is now available!

We're excited to announce the release of Flipgrid for iPad! The Flipgrid iPad app extends the Flipgrid online environment and creates innovative new opportunities for reflection, discussion, and demonstration. Flipgrid is an asynchronous, video-based discussion and reflection tool developed here at the LT Media Lab....

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AAF Design for Learning Council Convenes

On October 28, 2013, the American Architectural Foundation welcomed national leaders in design and education to the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C., for the inaugural convening of the Design for Learning Council. A report on the proceedings will be available here shortly. The Council is...

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