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Minecraft in Education

<b>Using Minecraft in Education: 30 ideas for using Minecraft in the classroom</b><p>It is well documented how using games in a classroom context can …

Education Technology

Make Complex Texts Accessible For All Students

Some texts endure time like paintings and monuments, left to stand and be interpreted by new audiences for generations. As educators, we sometimes …

Teaching

Using Blended Learning to Design Schools that Motivate Students by Michael B. Horn

twenty20.com/@ljbs <i>In the book</i> Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools, <i>Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker offer a practical guide to</i> …

Pedagogy

Idea to retire: Technology alone can improve student learning

<i>Editor's Note: This article was first published on TechTank as part of the Ideas to Retire series. Read more essays in the series here.</i> <br>Nearly every …

Education Technology

Life on the Screen: Visual Literacy in Education

Just as Lucas once envisioned new intergalactic worlds, today he envisions a new world of learning. He grew up one-hundred miles inland from these …

A Primer On Infographics In The Classroom

<b>A Primer On Infographics In The Classroom</b><p>by <b>Pamela Rossow</b><p>If you are a K-12 teacher or a college professor, you may be searching for new ways to …

Infusing a Digital Literacy Curriculum Into the Classroom

Although we think of today’s students as tech-savvy, there’s a lot they need to learn — from basic technology skills to how to behave online. As a …

Education Technology

5 Ultimate Tricks Of Using Social Media As Learning Tools

<b>How To Use Social Media As Learning Tools</b><p>If you ask students who their favorite teacher is, they will probably name the one who’s constantly present …

Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Resources for 2015

Social media is a powerful tool for keeping in touch with friends, getting coupons and deals from your favorite businesses, and seeing what your …

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Reading as a Social Act

It’s commonly acknowledged that writing is a social act. What does it mean to write online? When we write in the digital age, we are writing to share …

K-12 Reading in the Digital Age: Books or Nooks?

How does the use of print vs. e-readers affect students? In a Q&A, technology and communication expert Naomi Baron says the book medium we choose …

Education Technology

Open Letter to Parents: You Are Not Helping to Raise Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As someone who is typically disinclined to hear parental advice from others, I do my best to avoid dishing out my own. Recently, however, after witnessing firsthand some extremely disturbing trends in parenting that are tough to ignore, I …

ADHD, Creativity, and the Concept of Group Intelligence

I happened across a research article the other day that reported a surprising, counterintuitive finding that got me thinking about a number of …

What You Can Do About Your Children's Stress

<i>By Becky Karush</i><p>We know that stress levels can run high regardless of your job or background. But what about your age? New research shows that while kids may not have stacks of bills or problems at work to worry about, they bear a heavy burden of stress.<p>The recent study, covered in a New York <i>Times</i> …

Create an Extraordinary Life: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily

<b>“We have one precious life: do something extraordinary today, even if it's tiny. A pebble starts the avalanche.” ~K.A. Laity</b><p>Do you have a vision of a …

Happiness