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LessonWriter 

LessonWriter All teachers are familiar with the gaps between what they want for their students and what they have: 1. Teachers want to use dynamic and exciting materials; they have out-of-date textbooks 2. Teachers want to teach all skills in context; they have curricula that separate content from skills 3. Teachers want to individualize instruction …

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Madbrook Publishing Everything Butt Art 

Everything Butt Art is an immersive art, education, and entertainment platform... oh, and we teach step-by-step drawing starting with a butt shape :) But... it's not really about butts. Everything Butt Art (EBA) is the hook that engages children in creativity - and that's a good thing because drawing is fundamentally important for child development. …

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Siddharth Ramakrishnan on Sneak peeks into the brain: Tales that fish and snails can tell 

I wish to illustrate the beauty of small animal models such as snails and fish in the world of neuroscience. Using both neural recordings and in vivo confocal florescence imaging, I will show the behavior of neurons within the network of the brain and how it ties to overall behavior. Finally I hope to discuss …

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Late Nite Labs 

Late Nite Labs Website Late Nite Labs Product Demo: View and discuss it in Vialogues. Late Nite Labs is an education technology company that creates engaging science content for distance and hybrid learning settings. Their virtual lab platform, which contains 150+ experiment simulations, has been an integral part of Biology and Chemistry curriculums at universities, …

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Andrew Cohen in Brainscape 

Andrew Cohen will share his experiences as the founder of Brainscape, a web & mobile platform that optimizes the efficiency with which people can learn fact-based knowledge. Brainscape essentially works as your "personalized flashcard stream" by repeating concepts in a pattern driven purely by your own confidence in how well you know them. This simple …

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Paulo Blikstein on One Fabrication Lab per Child: The Ultimate Construction Kit 

The educational system is one of the few in which the customer is not the end user. The customers of education, or the people who pay for it -- parents, employers, politicians -- have voice and influence in what happens in schools, but students themselves (the users) are rarely heard. The result is that students' …

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Daniel Schwartz on Teachable Agents 

Daniel Schwartz from Stanford University will join us to discuss his work on teachable agents.

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Columbia Economics Review 

about the seminar: The Columbia Economics Review (CER) aims to promote discourse and research at the intersection of economics, business, politics, and society by publishing a rigorous selection of undergraduate essays, opinions, and research papers. CER also holds the Columbia Economics Forum, a speakers series established to promote dialogue and encourage deeper insights on economic …

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Proctor U 

About this presentation: Proctoring Online Examinations – How to maintain academic standards, integrity, and the flexibility of online education. In late 2008 wholly online Andrew Jackson University was searching for a better way to proctor all of its examinations.  One if its students told the universities president, Don Kassner, “Don, I can do all of …

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Charo Uceda on Technology, Education, and Entrepreneurship 

The 21st Century, Globalized Society has created the need to develop skills such as critical thinking, flexibility / adaptability, and entrepreneurship. The integration of technology in teaching and learning has been associated with the development of these skills; however the use of technology is also an effective vehicle to advance one's career. The knowledge of …

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Ryan Baker on Using Educational Data Mining to Detect the Moment of Student Learning 

Ryan Baker from Worcester Polytechnic will join us to discuss his work on educational data mining. Increasingly, students’ educational experiences occur in the context of educational technology, creating opportunities to log student behavior in a fashion that is both longitudinal and very fine-grained. These data are now available to the broad learning sciences research community …

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Peter Brusilovsky on Addictive links: Adaptive Navigation Support in College-Level Courses 

Peter Brusilovsky from the University of Pittsburgh will join us to discuss his work on adaptive learning systems. Empirical studies of adaptive annotation in the educational context have demonstrated that it can help students to acquire knowledge faster, improve learning outcomes, reduce navigational overhead, and encourage non-sequential navigation. Over the last 6 years we have …

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Interactive Semantic Computing for Interdisciplinary Learning 

Professors Robin Bargar and Insook Choi from New York City College of Technology will discuss their ongoing project on the use of interactive semantic computing systems to support interdisciplinary learning. Professor Robin Bargar’s focus is to bring about integrated systems for project-based and interdisciplinary pedagogy. His background includes digital media production and media technology R&D, …

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Boone Gorges on WordPress 

Boone Gorges, who worked with the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University on Anthologize and  One Week/One Tool will speak about his work.

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Project: Interaction 

Carmen Dukes and Katie Koch will share their ideas about the potential to use design in a successful high school environment as a complement to students’ core coursework. They will discuss their process of discovery and invention as it relates to Project: Interaction , an after school program they’ve created and taught that teaches high …

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Simpolicon 

about the program Denney Daetz of the Akwaaba Foundation will present SIMPOLICON, a classroom computer simulation of international political relations, economic development, and environmental sustainability. It teaches critical thinking, ethical decision making, and international cooperation. It was awarded "Software of the Year" in 1984 by Classroom Computer Learning magazine and has been used by over …

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