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Google pilots 3-D virtual reality 'field trips' at Arlington Heights school

Students at Greenbrier Elementary School spent a recent morning "visiting" volcanoes in Greenland, Hawaii and Antarctica without ever leaving their hometown of Arlington Heights.<p>The last-minute in-house "field trips" at Greenbrier and Ivy Hill elementary schools this month were orchestrated by …

How London became Britain's capital has been revealed for the first time

A brutal blood-soaked bid to wipe London off the map was a key factor that led to the city first emerging as Britain's capital.<p>New archaeological …

How the Cultural Revolution changed China forever

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> On May 16, 1966, Mao Zedong issued the first ideological salvo of the Cultural Revolution, a tumultuous political campaign that would go on to consume China in bloodshed, torture and chaos for almost a decade, and change the country forever.<p>Mao's declaration condemned the Chinese …

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The Real Housewives of Ancient Egypt Had 8-Foot-Long Prenups

Detail from the right side of an ancient Egyptian annuity contract. (Photo: Courtesy of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago)<p>Eight …

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Ancient Egyptian mummy has some surprising tattoos

May 11, 2016 4:32 PM EDT SciTech<p>By Mindy Weisberger / Livescience.com<p>More than 3,000 years ago, an ancient Egyptian woman tattooed her body with …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Four Options for Creating & Using Rubrics in Google Drive

A good rubric can help students understand what is expected of them and it can help teachers score students’ assignments consistently and …

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Tips for Using Google Apps for Education to Create Digital Portfolios

Google Apps for Education is a wonderful, collaborative program that allows students to create, collect, and curate artifacts of learning. While …

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Australia's cultural heritage: parents who despise education

I received spoken and unspoken parental encouragement to stay at school and achieve my best. Soon, I was being paid more than my father.<p>Many of my …

Google Introduces a New Tool for Engaging Audiences

By Meg ConlanSlides Q&A empowers audience members to submit and upvote questions throughout a speaker’s presentation.

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Google Apps for Education Enhances Project Based Learning | Blog | Project Based Learning

May 5, 2016<br>Google Apps for Education Enhances Project Based Learning<p>Sixth-grade students at Curtner Elementary School in Milpitas, CA have been hard …

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