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How to turn your Mac’s trackpad into the ultimate timesaver

Mac are incredibly complex machines, but thanks to Jony Ive and the rest of the creators, they’re also incredibly simple to use. Mose Mac users know to use keyboard shortcuts to make daily tasks even quicker, but not many know how to turn your Mac’s trackpad into one of the best time-saving tools …

iPad Teacher Guide

• <b>Author:</b> Adam Thomas Foster<p>iPad Teacher Guide is a valuable resource to thousands of teachers worldwide who are using the iPad in lessons. This 2nd Edition includes over 100 new ideas and is completely updated and re-written to cover the ever-changing ways the iPad can be used in education.<p>Whether …

So What’s My Problem With Public Behavior Charts?

The day starts out fine, you had your breakfast, you had your tea, you feel prepared, happy even. You are off to school and ready to teach. At the …

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SLAB Travel Wallet - The Safe, Organized Way to Carry Cash

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Learner Interest-Driven Curriculum

What most educators would call “subjects” or “disciplines,” Jeff Hopkins, principal of the Pacific School of Innovation and Inquiry, regards as …

What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like?

Teachers balked because the library was no longer quiet, but students liked it, and many at-risk students became frequent visitors. Some even …

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

<b>Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b><i>(Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post)</i>So we’re …

The Best Free Online Rubric Makers

Grading assignments can be one of the most tedious parts of teaching, but there are ways you can make it easier. Rubrics improve your efficiency and …

Pedagogy

Ten of the best virtual field trips

The benefits of virtual field trips are well known: They’re inexpensive—often free—and are less time-consuming than a real trip. But researching …

Sketchnoting

Sketchnoting in Education<p>Mike Rohde's Sketchnote Podcast series<i><br>The Sketchbook Handbook on Amazon</i><p><b>The "Complete the Doodle"</b> …

10 Important Password Tips Everyone Should Know

iStick: World’s First USB Flash Drive with Lightning Connector for iPad and iPhone

<b>iStick</b> is an upcoming iPad and iPhone accessory that looks like it may be a big hit. It’s the first USB Flash drive with a lightning connector that works to share documents and data between iPads and iPhones and Mac and Windows PCs.<p>It’s a Kickstarter project that has more than doubled its funding …

iPad Mini

The Universal EverDock Duo: The Only Charging Dock You'll EVER Need

• Universally compatible w/ any mobile device<br>• Charges two devices simultaneously<br>• Crafted from airplane-grade aluminum for maximum durability<br>• Finished w/ a bead-blasted & anodized surface, characteristic of premium tech devices<br>• Accommodates devices with & without a case<br>• Stays in place no matter what type …

Gear & Gadgets

¡Feisty Fiesta! Ford Eyeing Spicy, ST-Topping Fiesta RS Model

Blue skies ahead for an even hotter Fiesta?<p>This party’s about to get a kick in the RS—that is, the humble Fiesta might get an ultra-high-performance RS iteration. The news that Ford is looking at the business case for the Fiesta RS—which would sit above the fun Fiesta ST—comes from <i>Auto Express</i>. For …

Automotive Industry

A Handful of Ideas for Using Tellagami In School

<i>This is a guest post from Samantha Morra at EdTechTeacher.org</i><p>Tellagami, a free iOS app that lets you create short animated movies called "Gamis," is …

What's So Great About Explain Everything?

A 4th grader annotates a map of Illinois imported from Britannica Images. She adds cities and key geographic features using the draw and text tools …

How we use Explain Everything for Reading follow up

Often we have visitors into our classroom observing how we use Explain Everything on our 1:1 iPad devices in the classroom and asking questions about …

Audio to & from Garageband

Follow<p>Audio to & from Garageband<p>An iOS tutorial on how to import audio to Garageband from Dropbox wirelessly and back to Dropbox when the project is …

iMovie Trailers, About Kids

The end of the elementary school year brings with it the tradition of having students write letters to the teacher they’ll have the following year. …

The iPad’s next killer app: Osmo connects iOS kids’ games with the real world

“Everything we are doing here is magic.” I’m not usually someone who embraces Silicon Valley’s tendency to paint every little product iteration as …

How to record video with your iPhone or iPad

Your iPhone and iPad isn't just a still camera, it's also a video camera. It can record standard video in up to 60 fps, and more recent models can …

iMovie On iPad - Adding Subtitles

Ms. Slusarek, high school Spanish teacher, wanted to have students add one word subtitles to highlight the specific chapter vocabulary that they use …

Overcoming obstacles - Steven Claunch

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