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Who Should Bear the Cost of Data Interoperability in K-12 Education? – Education Article

Progress reports go out on Thursday and the teachers are up in arms because they can’t enter scores into their online gradebook. This isn’t because the internet is down or due to a device malfunction—it’s because the online gradebook isn’t able to share data with the student information system (SIS). In technical parlance, this is an issue of interoperability—or rather, the lack of it. When two systems don’t “speak” to one another or store data in the same format, it…

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9 Things Every Teacher Should Know About Using Listicles in Class – Education Article

Listicles are a humorous way for students to condense and share information through text and images. But how do they work in the classroom? Here’s why teachers and students can learn a thing or two (or nine) from BuzzFeed. 1. What exactly is a listicle? Gifer A listicle is a digital text that combines the words “list” and “article.” 2. And how are these listicles put together? Josue Isai Ramos Figueroa/Unsplash Listicles typically include a humorous title; numbered subtitles; a…

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