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Shadow Puppet Edu on the App Store

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Education Technology

PWP - Personal Web Presence - Teacher Tech

I have heard educators say they do not want to be on the Internet. They do not make Facebook accounts, Tweet or do other things to have a presence on …

Rethinking the Library to Improve Information Literacy

Many schools that have adopted a 1:1 program have made the mistake of forgetting the library. The library is the cornerstone of every school and is …

School Libraries and Makerspaces: Can They Coexist?

Similar Yet Distinct<p>Makerspaces and libraries are sites of informal learning.<p>In the constructivist sense, libraries facilitate constructing knowledge …

Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading

1. Read Aloud<p>Read-aloud time was one of the favorite things in my class. My students loved the chance to sit together on the carpet or at their desks …

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School libraries and school librarians matter - news, articles, a video and quotes

I was delighted to have this as a back-drop at a training course I gave recently in the library of City of London Academy Islington.<p>How appalling …

A New Free Site From Microsoft to Help Teachers Grow Professionally

October 18 , 2015<br>Microsoft Educator Community is a new platform from Microsoft created specifically to help teachers and educators collaborate with …

UC Davis' Free C-STEM Studio Teaches K-12 Robotics and Computing

STEM<p>K-12 STEM teachers now have a new, free resource to help their students learn math, coding and robotics. The Center for Integrated Computing and …

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41 Most Innovative K–12 Schools in America

Across the country, 41 innovative schools are transforming K–12 education.<p>They are doing away with dusty chalkboards, heavy textbooks, one-sided …

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The Best 5 News Apps for Teachers

October 19, 2015<br>Below are five of the best iPad news apps for teachers. Besides having quick access to world news, these apps have the added …

Teaching the next generation: What do they need to learn?

<i>Executive Pulse seeks input from Canadian leaders on vital issues that affect our business and economy.</i><p>When asked what are the most important skills to encourage young people to develop, two of the Globe's Executive Pulse panelists – one from academia and one from business – stressed innovation as …

Why Student Blogging Increases Reading Comprehension (And How to Do it!)

Image Source Academic Blogging Comes in so Many Flavors, with Myriad Benefits. Here’s yet Another … Improved Reading Comprehension! As education …

Catapult paper airplane

Hello peeps. Check out this catapult paper airplane. It’s a goodie, and a quickie (hurrah!), and kept my very determined son quite busy today! The …

Paper Airplane Launcher

Shares 25K<p>My boys love anything that can launch or fling items, and this <b>homemade paper airplane launcher</b> really fits the bill! It’s easy to build and …

Simple Paper Circuit

Paper circuits are a great way of adding light to your drawings, origami, or papercraft creations. Instead of using wires to connect a battery to LEDs, paper circuits use conductive metal tape.<p>Copper tape can be found online at places like Amazon, Sparkfun, and as part of the Circuit Stickers kit …

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Turn motors into dancers!<p>Learn how to make both a basic homopolar motor and a tiny dancing motor! Great science fair project for older kids! Includes …