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Getting Ready for #ISTE15 - Matt Harris, Ed.D. - International EdTech Specialist

I mentioned in an earlier post that I hope to use this blog to document my path to the ISTE Chair position. I haven’t talked about it much in the …

Education Technology

5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

"I'm not very tech savvy" is the response I usually hear from teachers that struggle with technology. Whether it's attaching a document to an email …

How much screen time should your children get a day?

Certainly, one of the most pressing questions for today’s parents and their children has to be how much “screen time” to allow. The growth of mobile devices and kid-focused apps have significantly increased the number of hours that kids spend in front of screens, and untold amounts of parental …

Education Technology

12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now

As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning?Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a …

Education Technology

Sarah Jessica Parker Shares the 'Thrilling' Way to Get Kids 'Excited to Be at School'

Sarah Jessica Parker knows first-hand how to get kids amped up for a new school year.<p>“We’ve seen unbelievable evidence of the difference in a child’s …

Sarah Jessica Parker

Doubled, squared, cubed: a math game for kids or anyone

The number that must not be named<p><i>Doubled, squared, cubed</i> is a great math game to play with kids or anyone interested in math. It is a talking game, …

Mathematics

'How Not To Be Wrong' In Math Class? Add A Dose Of Skepticism

In <i>How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking</i>, University of Wisconsin professor Jordan Ellenberg celebrates the virtues of mathematics, especially when they're taught well. He writes that a math teacher has to be a guide to good reasoning, and "a math course that fails do so is …

Math isn't hard, it's a language | Randy Palisoc | TEDxManhattanBeach

Study Shows Why Kids Sink or Swim in Math Education

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>There’s a lot to be said about parenting like crazy until your child is in first grade and then keeping the kid safe, active …