Deann Burns

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Your monthly Amazon Prime membership fees are about to increase

If you’re on-board for Amazon’s monthly Prime membership, I’ve got a bit of bad news for you on this cold January morning. The company’s bumping up pricing from $10.99 to $12.99. Not the end of the world, of course, but that comes out to about $156 a year — a $24 increase over the old price.<p>Amazon …

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Levi's Commuter Jacket Powered by Google Looks Great

The Levis’s Commuter Trucker Jacket with software called Jacquard by Google offers cool tech features that cyclists can access by simply swiping your sleeve. It's an interesting concept with some real benefits to bike commuters—you can access music, phone, and navigation all without taking your …

Wearable Tech

To keep up with demand, AI may have to build itself

One day, artificial intelligence may no longer need humans to build it.<p>According to the <i>New York Times</i>, <b>there are only about 10,000 people in the world who have the necessary skills to build the complicated, mathematical algorithms necessary to create next-gen artificial intelligence</b>. That’s not …

Artificial Intelligence Is Putting Ultrasound on Your Phone

If Jonathan Rothberg has a superpower, it’s cramming million-dollar, mainframe-sized machines onto single semiconductor circuit boards. The …

Artificial Intelligence

These 5 Teachers Showcase the Future of Blended Learning’s ‘Station Rotation’ Model

Milton Bryant is the first to admit that implementing blended learning successfully didn’t come overnight. For the past four years, Bryant has been …

Yes, what you learned in math class adds up to winning in real life

Research shows students mastering math skills make better health and finance decisions.<p>It all adds up.<p>Who didn’t roll their eyes in math class, …

Ohio State University

Facebook Plans to Unveil a $200 Wireless Oculus VR Headset for 2018

Facebook Inc. is taking another stab at turning its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset into a mass-market phenomenon. Later this year, the company …

Apple Spaceship Campus Filmed By 4K Drone, and It Looks Amazing

The building is coming together nicely.<p>The Apple Park, the official name for the spaceship-shaped building that will eventually become Apple’s new …

City Politics

5 New Google Forms Features

Earlier today Google announced the release of five new features for Google Forms users. Four of the five new features are significant for most …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Speech to Text in Word, Docs, and Email

A couple of weeks ago Microsoft released a new speech-to-text tool called Dictate. Dictate is a free add-in for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and …

Every Teacher With An ELL Student In Their Class Can Benefit From Watching This Video!

ELL teacher Valentina Gonzalez created this video.<p>Here’s how she describes it:<p><i>This video demonstrates instruction that is made comprehensible and</i> …

Teaching

10 TED Talks from inspiring teachers

A great teacher can change the trajectory of your life. Here, talks from teachers you'll wish you had.

TED Talks

2 state tests eliminated for Ohio school students

Ohio students will see a slight reduction in state testing in the upcoming school year, as the state budget bill eliminated the fourth- and …

Education

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

The post 8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century appeared first on TeachThought. Project-Based Learning Terry Heick The Future Of …

High School

The Complete Story of the Millennial Generation

How gaming, the Internet, and mobile technology rewired an entire generation. This exhaustive timeline will help you better understand Millennials.<p>Maturity is the ability to see and act on the behalf of others. Immaturity is not seeing things from someone else's point of view.<p>It's natural for …

Demographics