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6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School

Our Process<p>First Step<p>Our teachers voluntarily undergo six intense days of Apple Foundations Training. (Our district has two Apple Certified Trainers, …

Education Technology

The Biggest Lie Students Tell Me (and How to Turn It Around)

But my push today is to talk about the lies that students tell, specifically the ones that keep them from growing into the best students possible.<p>"I …

5-Minute Film Festival: 10 Sources for Free Lesson Plans

This cute video explains how teacher-built Share My Lesson helps educators connect to get what they need. They offer user-rated Common Core exemplar …

14 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

Protractor<p>Even on an iPad, a protractor can be used as a tool to measure angles. Children can simply practice making acute and obtuse angles by …

Education Technology

Edutopia

21st Century Classroom: YouTube @ Kent-Meridian High School

Teens Who Took Educational Trips Get Better Grades, Have Higher Incomes Than Those Who Didn't

Did traveling while young make you smarter? Could traveling as a teen have made you… richer?<p>A recent study from The Wagner Group found that adults who took educational trips between the ages of 12 and 18 had both better grades and higher incomes (of about $5,000 more per year) than those who didn’t …