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STEM Education

America’s Got Talent | edtech digest

Using technology to level the playing field and capitalize on our full potential. GUEST COLUMN | by Bryden Sweeney-Taylor Each year, tens of thousands of hardworking students with top grades and test scores from lower-income families all across America fail to apply to our country’s top-performing colleges and universities—institutions they are qualified to attend. In…
STEM Education

Pay Close Attention to What’s Behind the Curtain | Tom Whitby

The worst advocates for educators using social media for do it yourself professional development are those educators who have been successful developing their own do it yourself professional development. This probably applies to other successful educator undertakings as well. Many of those educators who achieve success with innovative ideas tend to expound on the achievements…
STEM Education

A Snapshot is Not a Feature Film | Tom Whitby

In a world where we emphasize branding systems, organizations and even people with all the positives, while downplaying all the negatives, it becomes very difficult to get an accurate picture of something so obscured with both what is real and what is hype. Nowhere is this more evident than at any public occasion where a…