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5 Tools to Teach Coding to Late Elementary Students

Let's talk about computer science. It's an area where we need more and more people that know what they are doing. To get those people, we are going …

Computer Science

45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students

Pinterest<p>The Shake Up Learning community never fails to amaze me! They are always sharing new ideas, lesson plans, tips, tricks, and asking …

Education Technology

Get BentoStack and keep your Mac/iPhone accessories organized: $35 (Reg. $50)

Function101 via Amazon is offering an exclusive deal on its BentoStack Apple Accessory Organizer for our readers. Just use promo code <b>9to5bento</b> at checkout to receive <b>30% off</b> your order until June 4th. The code drops BentoStack from $50 to <b>$34.96 shipped</b> in all colors. This matches our last exclusive …

Apple Pencil

AirFly connects your AirPods to anything with a headphone jack

Apple's AirPods are apparently a hit, but they're not perfect. One of the major drawbacks of iPhone's wireless headphones is the fact that they're, well, wireless, and aren't compatible with anything lacking Bluetooth. Twelve South, which has a reputation for making attractive, smart Apple …

Consumer Tech

Encourage Students to Reflect on Their Growth with This Free Slides Portfolio Template

<i>“We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” Paraphrase of John Dewey’s work</i><p>One of the most important ways to end the …

Education Technology

Now students can create their own VR tours

<i>Editor’s note: For Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re highlighting a few ways Google is supporting teachers—including Tour Creator, which we launched</i> …

Virtual Reality

Google Drive UI updates

We’re making some updates to the look and feel of Google Drive on the web. There’s no change in functionality, but some icons and buttons have moved, …

Where Classroom Design Meets Design Thinking

When educators first consider redesigning learning spaces, they might immediately conjure up mental images of free-flowing Starbucks lounges or …

Education Technology

Guest Post: Integrating Writing Into Math Classes

<b>Editor’s note: I did a series on writing in math classes over at my Education Week Teacher column but, due to my disorganizational skills, I</b> …

Teaching

Free Tools Students Can Use to Produce Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

Education Technology

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December 08, 2016<p>Why should educators across all grade levels and subjects integrate coding computer sciences into the curriculum? That was the theme …

Computer Science

Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Do you like change? If you do, then living in the present is an exhilarating experience. For those who don’t, buckle up as we are only going to see …

Manufacturing

Watch: Roomful of Rich, White NYC Parents Get Big Mad at Plan to Diversify Neighborhood’s Schools

Anyone laboring under the delusion that New York City is a progressive bastion need look no further than the city’s school system, which remains …

Manhattan

Teaching pupils how they learn boosts progress by seven months

Getting pupils to think more about how they learn can boost their academic progress by seven months, according to new guidance.<p>The government-backed …

Pedagogy

Building a Community of Learners—and Citizens

There’s plenty of evidence to show that Highlander’s strategies are working.<p>Students typically outperform the state average in key disciplines, …

Making the Most of Your Writing Feedback

Feedback falls into two categories: the what and the how. The what of writing deals with content. Specific feedback here includes guiding students if …

The 33 books every teacher should read

1. <i>How Children Succeed: grit, curiosity and the hidden power of character</i> by Paul Tough<p>Chosen by <b>Nicky Morgan, secretary of state for education and</b> …

Education

How To Earn Bitcoin While You Browse the Net | Best Way To Earn Passive Income

Frequently Asked Questions<p>How do I use the plugin?<p>Simply download the plugin and you will begin mining automatically. You will be mining as long as …

Cryptocurrency

Gem's All-in-One Portfolio App is Like Coinbase for Cryptocurrency Pros

The platform wants to make management simple.<p>Gem wants to be the last cryptocurrency app you ever need. On Thursday, the Los Angeles-based veteran …

Reliance invests $180m in AI education platform Embibe

The Indian conglomerate has acquired 72.69 percent of shares in the edtech company with an investment of $180 million over three years.<p>Reliance has …

STEM Play: Integrating Inquiry into Learning Centers

<b>Deirdre Englehart,</b> EdD, is an associate lecturer in the University of Central Florida’s Early Childhood Development and Education Program.<p><b>Debby</b> …

Fun Student Activities for the Testing Season

During the barrage of mandatory assessments each spring, it can be tempting to "decide to do very little with our students" between tests, says …

Teaching

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

“<i>Nothing could be more absurd than an experiment in which computers are placed in a classroom where nothing else is changed.</i>” - Seymour Papert <br>When …

Pedagogy

Charge all your devices in this stand – including your laptop

The DskStnd QUAD is an organizer with spaces to hold an iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods (or a second iPhone), and even a laptop computer (Mac or …

44 Popular Superintendent & Teacher Approved EdTech Resources | Center for Effective School Practices

<b>Finding a suitable edtech tool without any references is like grasping for straws.</b><p>Online reviews of edtech tools tend to focus on technical features …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

TestFlight

Chromebook tablets for versatile learning

Helpful Infographics Visualize Complex Branches of Math and Science

Click to enlarge<p>It's often easy to get stuck into a narrow view of what a particular field of study entails, but as Dominic Walliman reveals in his impressive science infographics, there's much more than meets the eye when thinking of particular STEM subjects. Walliman demonstrates the diversity …

EdTech is having a renaissance, powered by the emerging world

So-called ‘EdTech’ has seen many false dawns over the years. After being lauded as the teaching platforms of the future, most MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course platforms) have not quite lived up to the superlatives made for them, and the sector has had trouble coming up with more innovative ideas …