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Redesigned Version of Microsoft OneNote Now Available on Mac and iOS

This week, Microsoft took the unusual step of pushing out a redesigned version of OneNote for Mac and iOS ahead of its release on Windows and Android. The update to the note-taking platform introduces a new interface that aims to enhance usability for users of assistive technologies, simplify …

Note-Taking

The Best Funny Videos To Help Teach Grammar – Help Me Find More

Earlier today, I posted Weird Al Weird Al Yankovic’s new funny video teaching grammar (I’ve also posted it below). Then, Heather Wolpert-Gawron …

Become a Google Chrome power user

Do you want to become a Google Chrome power user? Read on!<p>Do you use Google Chrome? Do you want to become a Google Chrome guru? Read on!<p>What follows …

Google

15 Apple Watch tricks you’ll want to use

The phrase, “Hidden in plain sight” has become a cliché, but the one thing people always forget is that clichés are only clichés because they happen …

5 on point strategies for teaching anything in the digital age

Using digital age inquiry to create deeper learning<p>Let’s face it, it’s highly unlikely that you are as engaging to learners as YouTube, Instagram or …

If you have a great idea for an app, learning to code through this course can help bring it to life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Chances are you use apps everyday. Facebook or WhatsApp to keep in contact with friends and family, …

7 gentle yoga poses to help ease neck and back tension - Health - ABC News

With historic roots stretching back thousands of years to ancient India, yoga is a practice that has stood the test of time.<p>Devotees will tell you: …

Yoga

Zzish wants to make it easier to create educational apps and use them in the classroom

London-based edtech startup Zzish is on a mission to unlock the potential of apps for learning, by making it easier to first create educational apps and then use them properly in the classroom.<p>The company is building an app creation platform, which takes care of some of the heavy lifting when …

Education Technology

5 Teacher-Recommended Podcasts that Will Enrich, Entertain and Inspire You

By: Kristine Scharaldi. How can a busy teacher find time to discover innovative ideas and new technology tools? Here are five teacher recommended …

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How collective intelligence helps organizations move past hierarchical leadership structures

Conventional wisdom tells us that organizations run best when critical decisions are made by a strong and capable CEO.<p>This is true even if it means calling upon a temporary leader until a permanent replacement can be found (as we saw with Twitter’s recent scramble to bring on Jack Dorsey).<p>Of …

The Other, Smarter (?) Way to Cut an Avocado

I know that there <i>exist</i> plenty of ways to keep an avocado from browning.<p>But have I ever used one? Nope.<p>Instead, I slice open my avocado—down the center, slipping the knife around the pit like I came out of the womb knowing how to do—and try to consume it as quickly as possible.<p>Well, it turns out …

Early Grades for the NFL's Biggest Offseason Moves

In today's age of social media, opinions start flying as soon as moves are made. Any time a trade or signing becomes official, judgement is cast instantly. But no one knows anything for sure until players strap on their pads.<p>While the preseason isn't the best indicator of future success since …

NFL

Fantasy Football 2015: Sleepers, Positional Rankings and Top Values

Let's talk rankings. And sleepers. And value picks. And let's do it for every position. (Well, except for defense and kicker because, darn it, you should be waiting until the very end of your draft to select both positions.)<p>Let's talk fantasy, folks.<p><b>Quarterbacks</b><p>Top 20 QB …

Apple will show a lot more than iPhones at its September event

In just a few days, Apple will hold its annual iPhone event in San Francisco.<p>And although we're not expecting any announcements on the scale of the …

What Cutting Edge Looks Like In A School In 2015

Ready for a new school year? Your child probably spent the summer learning new skills or leveling up existing ones, be it coding, painting, swimming or music. When kids build skills, they acquire a greater sense of confidence and curiosity that will make them hungry for even more accomplishments. …

Education Technology

This type of savings account can make your children rich — but there's a catch

That savings vehicle is the Roth IRA. Unlike a traditional IRA, contributions to a Roth don't earn a tax deduction, but the account's earnings will compound tax-deferred and be available for tax-free withdrawals when your child retires in, let's say, 2075.<p>Meanwhile, contributions to the account …

10 Things That Should Be In Your Emergency Kit

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Virtual Reality

Here Is A Great Alternative to Google Forms

July 27, 2015<br>For those of you looking for a good alternative to Google Forms, JotForm is a great tool to start with. It allows you to easily create …

Some Very Good TED Ed Lessons on Writing to Share with Students

July 12, 2015<br>This week’s Ted Ed list of talks we curated for you revolves around the theme: writer’s workshop. This is basically a playlist prepared …

Education Technology

7 Essential Apps for Academics and Research Students

July 13, 2015<br>Below is a selection of some of the best iPad apps we have reviewed in the last couple of years. These apps are particularly curated for …

Chew on This: The Case for Gum's Brain-Boosting Abilities

For such a seemingly innocent substance, gum has a lot of enemies. Parochial school teachers have notoriously handed out demerits for chomping on the elastic breath-freshener. And then consider Singapore, where a 25-year-old ban means “therapeutic” gum — prescribed and sold by doctors — is the only …

4 Lessons Learned From Common Core Implementation

Throughout all this, schools and districts have spent a lot of time on implementing the standards. I've had the privilege of visiting many schools …

Teaching

A Week's Stay at These National Parks Is Summer's Best Vacation Bargain

Don't forget to pack a tent.<p>Some of the most awe-inspiring places to camp across the United States are in the National Park system, which means that …

National Parks

Safe Student-tested Tools to Use in Your Class

A student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students (as young as 5!) to independently create, capture, and share artifacts of learning. …

Education Technology

7 iPad Accessories Every Teacher Should Know about

July 1, 2015<br>iPad is becoming a ubiquitous device in today’s classrooms. More and more teachers are using them in their everyday instruction. From …

The 6 Technologies That Will Change the Face of Education

Ed Tech Trends<p>Makerspaces, wearable technologies and adaptive learning technologies are three of the six technologies that will have a profound …

3 Simple Ways to Record iPad Screen and Create Educational Screencasts

February 11, 2015<br>In today’s post, I am sharing with you some interesting tips I learned from Jonathan Wylie to help you record your iPad screen and …

Education Technology

50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners

<b>50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners</b><p>by <b>Lisa Chesser</b>, opencolleges.edu.au<p>A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control …

Study: iPhone Proves More Accurate At Tracking Than Fitness Wearables

With the iPhone 5s, Apple introduced the M7 co-processor which came with basic tracking abilities that one might find on fitness-related wearables. …