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U.S. Schools Are Dumb About Their Smart Devices, Report Finds

Just having an iPad for every kid isn't enough.<p>U.S. schools are spending money on laptops and tablets for their students, but they aren't checking what kinds of returns on investment they're getting, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.<p>In addition, many schools end up …

I have iPads in the Classroom. Now What?

You might be one of the teachers who is excited about the possibilities or apprehensive and fearful of the seemingly overwhelming task in front of you how to manage your classroom, students and the devices AND at the same time use them to improve student learning.<p>What are some educational models to …

10 ways to reach SAMR’s redefinition level

8 Recommended Technology Tools That Enhance Student Learning

Technology advancement made everything more convenient and accessible in promoting human learning. Integrating technology in the classroom greatly …

Help the littlest learners share their work in 5 easy steps

Anyone who has spent time with kindergarteners knows that these enthusiastic young students love to share what they’ve learned. This is great because …

8 Positive Findings from 4 Year 1:1 iPad Initiative | Emerging Education Technologies

Student Use and Behavior Analysis Shows Positive Results from Methodical 1:1 iPad Program Implementation<p>The Franklin Academy High School in North …

10 Creative Ways to Use Your iPad in the Classroom

If you’ve had an iPad (or several) in your classroom for any extended period of time, you’re probably familiar with the many practical ways this …

Education Technology

26 iPad Apps to Transform Your Teaching

June 29, 2014<br>Today I am bringing you a great find I learned through TechChef4U. This is a list of useful iPad apps to transform your teaching. The …

When Not to Use Technology: 15 Things That Should Stay Simple In Education - InformED

Most of us know better than to use technology for technology’s sake. The Shiny New Tech Syndrome is taking the world by storm, and with the added …

15 Amazing Places You Can Tour Virtually

If you can’t check out these places in person, you can at least visit them virtually—no flights or road trips required.<p>1. The National Museum of …

Museums

Hook Students with QR Codes

Capturing students' attention in this age of realistic graphic computer games, instant messaging, and a stream of constant stimuli is a real art for …

A Really, Really Cool Website For Students Who Think They Hate Math

5 Effective Ways to Search for Educational Web Tools and Apps Online

January 6, 2015<br>Content curation is something I have been doing for five years now and all along the way I developed an arsenal of useful strategies …

Over 40 Great Websites for Kids and Young Learners

June 30, 2014<br>Looking for some wonderful sites for your first graders ? The resource below is definitely a must have. This is a Symbaloo board created …

How to set-up and use iCloud Drive on the iPad

iCloud Drive was first introduced with the release of iOS 8 & Yosemite last fall. Once set-up on your iPad it replaces Documents and Data, where, up to this point, you stored your saved iWork documents. All documents currently stored in iCloud will automatically be moved to iCloud Drive when you …

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do with Explain Everything App

<b>1- Import and Insert any document, picture or video</b><p>Explain allows you to insert different multimedia documents into your project. These documents …

Education Technology

Want Smarter Kids? Don't Feed Them Fast Food!

We all know fast food (even without trans fat) is bad for you, but a new study now offers a significant link between fast food being detrimental to kids' education, reports <i>ScienceDaily</i>.<p>"There's a lot of evidence that fast-food consumption is linked to childhood obesity, but the problems don't end …

Fast Food

Why Recess HELPS Kids Eat Fruits and Veggies

In recent years, some schools have been reducing recess hours -- or eliminating it altogether, even though the American Academy of Pediatrics has advocated for schools to keep schoolyard play. Despite support from the AAP, some elementary schools (like these 23 schools in Florida) are still cutting …

Dogs

Good Parenting Means Fewer Cavities for Your Kids!

As many of you already know, a child's first trip to the dentist is not always the easiest. But what if you have the ability to control the outcome of your child's teeth more than you thought?<p>A new study suggests just that—children will have less cavities if their parents display a more …

Parenting

Business Coach | Business Advisor | Business Mentor

Jolyn Zheng<p>Dougles is one of the best digital marketing strategists in town. With years of consulting experience with businesses of different scales …