Weekly News Round-up: 8.1.2014

By Alex Honeysett 08.01.2014 blog

As summer winds down (for us, at least – we’re back on air August 18th!) here’s what’s happening in the education world:

Schools Set to Adjust to Revamped E-Rate Policies
As Education Week explains, school officials are trying to determine what the FCC’s recent makeover of the E-rate program means to their bottom line.

How To Actually Delete your Digital Footprint
While it’s nearly impossible to delete your entire digital footprint, there are ways to erase parts of your Internet presence that you’re not feeling great about. This infographic, published by Edudemic, explains how.

OPINION: Teacher Relationship-Fatigue Extends Beyond the Classroom
In this EdSurge article, two teachers suggest a few ideas to “support building the kinds of relationships that will connect education technology developers with teachers who will become their advocates and even partners.”

Planning the Best Curriculum Unit Ever
As you begin to get ready for the new school year, Edutopia offers a guide to creating an awesome curriculum unit. As they explain, it’s all in the details.
Sixth Graders on What They Like About Blogging
If you’re considering incorporating blogging into your classroom this year, check out how these sixth graders evaluated their growth through blogging.

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