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Why This Silicon Valley High School Let Students Design Its New Campus

A high school focused on design thinking has teamed up with the Oracle Education Foundation to take 21st century learning to the next level.<p>When the founding freshman class arrived at d.tech, a public design thinking-focused charter high school in Silicon Valley, in fall 2014, the students …

Where Librarians, Educators, and Media Mentors Go Online to Learn

<i>At the YOUmedia Community of Practice site, Learning Labs practitioners from around the country share resources and expertise, and work toward</i> …

What the Savviest School Administrators Know About Education Technology

Opinion | Edtech Business<p>What the Savviest School Administrators Know About Education Technology<p>By Betsy Corcoran     Aug 30, 2016<p>Image Credit: …

5 issues that Indigenous students face globally — and how you can help

When Ahniwake Rose's 8-year-old daughter goes to her elementary school in November, she will have to explain to her teacher why she won't be …

The Five Most Valuable Start-Up Lessons

Do you ever dream about how great it would feel like to run your very own business?<p>It has never been easier to launch a new business. A generation …

11 Fascinating Books on Harvard Business School’s Required Reading List

<i>Editor’s Note: This</i> <i>post</i> <i>originally appeared on</i> <i>HubSpot’s Marketing Blog</i><i>.</i><p>There’s no better time to revamp your reading list than summer. The question is …

Harvard Business School

10 Success lessons from Peter Thiel – “PayPal Founder, Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+11<p>Shares 60<p>Peter Thiel is a silicon valley entrepreneur who founded two multi billion dollar companies, PayPal and Palantir. As a …

Peter Thiel

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

Learning

Kaleidoscope Maker Camp: All STEM & Smiles

<i>[Sandy Roberts shares her inspiring Kaleidoscope Maker Camp experience with us! Maker Camp is a self-service virtual camp for anyone (but particularly kids aged 7-12) interested in DIY, making, creating, crafting, hacking, tinkering, and discovery. See (and make!) these great Maker Camp projects.</i> …

The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

How Do We Know When Technology Helps—or Hurts—the Classroom? Educators at ISTE Weigh In

column | Research<p>How Do We Know When Technology Helps—or Hurts—the Classroom? Educators at ISTE Weigh In<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Jun 30, …

How To Raise Your Data-Viz Game Without A Design Degree

Good Charts may look like “Edward Tufte for Dummies,” but it might also be the design manual of the year.<p>The best design books, like the best designers, value pragmatism over purity. My Edward Tufte books look great on the coffee table, but <i>Good Charts</i> will be joining <i>Design Is a Job</i> on the bookshelf …

Eat Better When Camping

When you’re out camping in the wilderness, you’ve got a few options for food.<p>You could subsist on granola bars.<p>Try your luck cooking over an open …

How Startups with Little Funding Can Get Top Notch Developers

Hiring a developer? Here's what to look for before bringing one on board.<p>Startups typically lack funding and promises of investments, which can create an issue when it comes to paying for top notch developers and crucial staff. You can still attract top developers with a small budget. Be creative …

How To Brainstorm Like A Googler

This is the deceptively simple, three-step process Google uses to come up with its most innovative ideas.<p>Here at Google, we don’t have a secret formula for innovation. But that doesn’t mean Googlers’ best ideas are ineffable mysteries. On the contrary, we’ve found they can be systematically coaxed …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Streaming

15 Documentaries You Have To Watch If You Haven't Already

Featuring The Jinx, When the Levees Broke, and What Happened, Miss Simone?

18 Foods You Should Eat More Of If You Need To Poop

Your gut will thank us.

DIY Kit That Encourages Kids to Code

London-based Technology Will Save Us has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for their latest DIY kit: The Mover. Encouraging kids of all genders to learn and play at the same time, The Mover Kit includes a core unit, circuit board, accelerometer, magnetometer and eight LED lights—which can be …

Inside the Lives of NYC’s Subway Dancers

“We Live This,” a documentary short by filmmaker James Burns, follows the daily hustle of young NYC subway performers whose group goes by the same name. The crew, which consists of young men (including Forty and brothers Tyty and Kahlil) opens up about their lives at home and how dancing on the …

Burns

The Best IFTTT Recipes to Make the Most of Your Vacation

When you take a vacation, you get to explore a new place and get away from the daily grind. Of course, vacations require a fair amount of prep work, …

The best free office software: work smarter without paying a penny

Everyone needs reliable office software, and some of the very best suites are completely free – whatever operating system you use.<p>New Windows 10 PCs …

Three Keys To Telling Personal Stories That Move Hearts And Minds

My father Francesco spent his teenage years in an internment camp during World War II. His family was among the 165,000 Italian expatriates living and working in East Africa when the war broke out. The old and the young were put on trains back to Italy. Men of fighting age were placed in prison …

Minimalist Travel: The World in One Backpack

Escape the oppression of the rolling luggage cart!<p>About two years ago, I spent a lot of time living out of a backpack. My original Minimalist One-Bag …

Backpacking

6 Technology Integration Ideas For Any Content Area And Grade Level

...The post 6 Technology Integration Ideas For Any Content Area And Grade Level appeared first on TeachThought.

10 Podcasts That Make Us Wish Our Commute Was Longer

<i>This piece originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>Commuting is a familiar ritual for the 86% of Americans who travel to work every day—as well as the 76% …

Five Myths About Classroom Technology (And What To Do, Instead)

Technology in School<p>Five Myths About Classroom Technology (And What To Do, Instead)<p>By Rebecca Recco     May 7, 2016<p>Shutterstock / JDS<p>Classroom …

Rafranz Davis | Education's Digital Future: Equity by Design

Rafranz Davis is the Executive Director of Professional and Digital Learning for Lufkin Independent School District. In this role, she supports the …

Student Portfolio Startup, FreshGrade Gets an A—Along With $11.6 Million in Funding

Edtech Business<p>Student Portfolio Startup, FreshGrade Gets an A—Along With $11.6 Million in Funding<p>By Tony Wan     May 10, 2016<p>FreshGrade<p>Related …