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Around the Web Wednesday

Happy Around the Web Wednesday! Browse all the links below for the latest news and topics trending in education and technology. Be sure to let us know which article intrigued you the most!


Speak Up 2014 launches next Monday! Make sure you register to have your voice heard before our launch date on October 6th!

Around the Web Wednesday

It’s Wednesday…
Do you know what that means? It is Around the Web Wednesday!

Browse all the links below for the latest news and topics trending in education. Be sure to let us know which article intrigued you the most!
Be sure to check back each week for our Around the Web Wednesday Series!

Have you participated in Speak Up 2013? Surveys are open to anyone interested in having a voice on critical education and technology trends. Go to www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2013 to take the survey today. Surveys open to students, parents, educators and community members!

Enjoy your day.
-The Project Tomorrow team

The big key to success with blended learning – Meris Stansbury eSchool News
The Slow Gamification of K-12 Classrooms– Matthew Lynch Huffington Post, THE BLOG
New Flim Inspites Youth to Find Passion in STEM Education and Discover Science-Based Career Opportunities – PYMNTS.com
Online Learning in a Social Media World -Lynda Weinman, Linkedin
Technology Aids reading comprehension – Rebecaa Wood, Techday.com
Who Made That College Application – The New York Times
2 States Reach Education Data Milestones– Center for Digital Education
Twenty Years of Charter Schools: What we’ve Learned – Mike Feinberg (link found via edSurge website)
Google Tablet Goes To School – edSurge
Honeywell And NASA Launch Hip-Hop Physics Show For Middle School Students… The Sacramento Bee 

Around the Web Wednesday!

It’s Wednesday…
Do you know what that means? It is Around the Web Wednesday!

Browse all the links below for the latest news and topics trending in education. Be sure to let us know which article intrigued you the most!
Be sure to check back each week for our Around the Web Wednesday Series

Interested in participating in this year’s Speak Up surveys but want to learn more about it? Now’s your chance! Join Julie Evans CEO, Project Tomorrow for a 45 minute webinar this Friday to learn about key Speak Up findings from last year – and how your school or district can participate in Speak Up this year.  Register to attend this special webinar here or contact Jenny Hostert at jhostert@tomorrow.org or (949) 609-4660 ext. 17.

Have you participated in Speak Up 2013? Surveys are open to anyone interested in having a voice on critical education and technology trends. Go to www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2013 to take the survey today. Surveys open to students, parents, educators and community members!

Enjoy your day.
-The Project Tomorrow team

New Speak Up presenations from iNACOL Project Tomorrow Website
They Loved Your G.P.A Then They Saw your Tweets – New York Times
In College Admissions, Social Media Can Be a Double-Edged Sword  (Follow up to article above)– New York Times (BITs)

Around the Web Wednesday!

It’s Wednesday…
Do you know what that means? It is Around the Web Wednesday!

Browse all the links below for the latest news and topics trending in education. Be sure to let us know which article intrigued you the most!
Be sure to check back each week for our Around the Web Wednesday Series
Have you participated in Speak Up 2013? Surveys are open to anyone interested in having a voice on critical education and technology trends. Go to www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2013 to take the survey today. Surveys open to students, parents, educators and community members!
Enjoy your day.

Around the Web Wednesday!

It’s Wednesday…
Do you know what that means? It is Around the Web Wednesday!

Browse all the links below for the latest news and topics trending in education. Be sure to let us know which article intrigued you the most!
Be sure to check back each week for our Around the Web Wednesday Series
Have you registered for Speak Up 2013? Surveys are open through Dec. 20th! Make sure to take the survey so your voice can be heard! Surveys open to students, parents, educators and community members!
Enjoy your day.
-The Project Tomorrow team


Around the Web Wednesday

It’s Wednesday…
Do you know what that means? It is Around the Web Wednesday!

Browse all the links below for the latest news and topics trending in education. Be sure to let us know which article intrigued you the most!
Be sure to check back each week for our Around the Web Wednesday Series
Have you registered for Speak Up 2013? Surveys launch next week on October 2nd! Make sure to register so your voice can be heard!
Enjoy your day.
-The Project Tomorrow team
1. Unveiling the Blue Ribbon Schools – US Department of Education

2. Online EducationSilicon Valley Business Journal








Around the Web Wednesday!

It’s the Middle of the Week!

Do you know what that means?
Today is Around the Web Wednesday!
Check out the Project Tomorrow Blog each Wednesday for our Around the Web Series 
There are so many exciting topics and discussions taking place in education right now. Read up on all the latest news below! Be sure to tell us what article intrigued you the most.
Don’t forget to vote for Julie Evans’ panel at the SXSWEdu conference! There are only a few more days left to vote, and we could use your support! Click the webtile below for more information. Voting ends September 6th!

PanelPicker Vote

Registration for Speak Up 2013 is live! Register your school or district today!

Friday is “National Flipped Day!” For more information, visit this link: http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/09/03/national-flipped-day-encourages-flipping-classrooms-with-free-lessons.aspx

Teachers, “Flip” your classroom on Friday, September 6th, and tell us about your experience on our Speak Up surveys, which begin October 2nd! Don’t know what flipped learning is? Check out our blog post detailing it here!

Happy Reading!
– The Project Tomorrow team
Around the Web Wednesday
1. National Flipped Learning Day: Read it here!
2. Memorable Experiences in Science/Math: Read it here!
3. Virtual Education on the Rise: Read it here!
4. Blended Classrooms: Read it here!
5. More technology in Michigan schools: Read it here!
6. A Girl’s Camp Focusing on STEM: Read it here!
7. College Affordability: Read it here!
8. Secretary of Education & Founder of Khan Academy Connecting Through Google+: Read it here!
9. FirstEnergy Education Grants: Read it here! 
10. Parents’ Views on the Quality of Education in the US: Read it here!

Around the Web Wednesday: Pt III

Happy Wednesday to all of our followers, supporters, and blog readers!
Today marks the third installment in our Around the Web Wednesday series.

Check the Project Tomorrow blog every Wednesday for the Around the Web series! 
We hope you are enjoying reading up on the latest issues, discussions, and trending topics in education each week. If an article particularly speaks to you, please let us know!
Remember to register for tomorrow’s (8/29) free webinar hosted by Julie Evans and sponsored by DreamBox Learning, titled The Future of Personalized Learning in Elementary Schools. The webinar will take place from 3pm-4pm Eastern time. Registration and participation in this event is free! Click here to get started.
Don’t forget to vote for Julie Evans’ panel, ListenUp! SpeakUp! GameUp! A Game Data Discussion, at the SXSWEdu conference. Click the webtile below for more information.

Registration for Speak Up 2013 is LIVE on our brand new site! Click here to get started.

Do you have any fun or interesting Back to School Stories? Share it with us in the comments below! 

Happy Reading!
– The Project Tomorrow team
Around the Web Wednesday
1. Video Games to Strengthen Math & Science Skills: Read it here!

2. Q & A-Back to School with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan: Read it here!

3. MOOCs, MOOCs, MOOCs! Read it here!

4. Flipped Classrooms – Fit to Flourish! Read it here!

5. Superintendents Who Take to Twitter! Read it here!

6. Blended Learning or Classroom Training? Read it here!

7. How Businesses can Benefit from the “Flipped Classroom” Model: Read it here!

8. Guides for Educators & Administrators Regarding the College Class of 2017! Read it here!

9. The New Teacher Project: Read it here!

10. What Teacher Leadership Looks Like: Read it here

Around the Web Wednesday: Take 2

Happy Wednesday!
The middle of the week calls for some time to catch up on the most recent news and events concerning education.

Check out the Project Tomorrow Blog each week for our Around the Web Wednesday series.
Read about all the various topics below! Be sure to let us know which one intrigued you the most!
Don’t forget to Register for Speak Up 2013, and vote for Project Tomorrow’s CEO Julie Evans’ panel at the SXSWEdu conference.
Happy Reading!
– The Project Tomorrow Team
Around the Web Wednesday:
1. Do you believe education is in constant change/evolvement? Read about it here!
2. A Washington D.C. university looks to expand online education programs: Read about it here!
3. The growth of online learning: Yay or Nay? Read about it here!
4. What education reforms are needed? Read about it here!
5. Florida teachers and science education: Read about it here!
6. STEM training for middle school teachers: Read about it here!
7. Race to the Top grants: Read about it here!
8. Technology and New York schools: Read about it here!
9. U.S. Department of Education awards $12.3 million in grants: Read about it here!
10. The teacher turnover crisis in American urban schools: Read about it here!