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The first 17 apps you should download for your new iPhone 8

The Tech Insider staff picked some of our favorite apps that show off the power and potential of Apple's superphone.<p>This list includes both obvious choices you can find on the top charts, and lesser-known software that we use and love.<p>Let's check them out:


10 secrets to help you save money on everything you buy — all the time

Sometimes saving money feels like playing a game of whack-a-mole at a carnival. You save $6.50 by bringing lunch to work on Tuesday, then blow $7 on …

Personal Finance

The Art of Teaching Math and Science

The impasse in math and science instruction runs deeper than test scores or the latest educational theory. What can we learn from the best teachers …

Want an Ivy League Education? These Free Online Courses Are Just as Good

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

Higher Education

7 Game Changer EdTech Tools to Personalize Your Classroom

By: Stephanie Shaw. There are thousands of edtech tools out there to help personalize your classroom, but here are seven that I found to be game …

Education Technology

Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom

Scope of This Practice Guide<p>The purpose of this practice guide is to help school staff promote positive student behavior and reduce challenging …

18 No-Bake High-Protein Energy Bites for Easy Fueling

Pre-make these snacks for a handy energy boost.<p>It can be easy to overeat when training for a race: Once you finish with that afternoon run it’s tempting to reach for a bag of cookies or chips, but take a pause. Instead, it may just be perfect moment to indulge in an energy bite—a no-bake ball of …


Assessment in Making

Maker education is being increasingly integrated into classrooms of all grade levels. It's an approach that draws upon philosophies and pedagogies of …


Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)

Learning Strategies<p>Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)<p>By Peter Glenn     Apr 23, 2016<p>Pixabay<p>Project-Based …

Ep. 44 A Teacher Tells How Project-Based Learning Has Impacted Her Teaching

...The post Ep. 44 A Teacher Tells How Project-Based Learning Has Impacted Her Teaching appeared first on TeachThought.


Using Quizlet's New "Live" Feature - Teaching with Technology

Do you ever stumble upon an app or a website and think, “nah I don’t need to look at this,” or “this is cool, but I’ll check it out later,” … and …

Food in books: potato pancake from The Emigrants by Vilhelm Moberg

<i>Kristina had baked a potato pancake which she divided among husband, children, and brother-in-law; as yet she would not open the butter tub.</i><p><b>The Emigrants, Vilhelm Moberg</b><p>---<p>Like many Australians, one must draw lines over oceans and continents to trace my ancestry. If you look a couple of generations …


Here Are 19 Insanely Popular Crock-Pot Recipes

Spoiler: There's a lot of chicken.

How to Get Rid of Gross Cooking Smells in Your House

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Remember last Sunday, when you hosted a dinner party and delighted everyone with your homemade shrimp …


Five alternative careers for teachers

From working in a museum to corporate training, if you decide to leave teaching your skills stand you in good stead for securing a variety of other jobs<p>Teaching can be an enormously rewarding and attractive career, but it’s not for everyone. A growing number of teachers are choosing to walk away …

Education Technology

13 Creative Ways To Teach Kids Math With Art

Do you feel struggled to explain the basic mathematical concepts to your schoolchildren?<p>If you’re looking for some interesting ways to do so, check …

71 Free Online Courses and Tutorials You Haven't Tried Before

Programming and Design<p>Make projects professional: upgrade algorithmic thinking, UI design skills and knowledge of modern programming languages to …

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog


5 YouTube science channels primary school teachers need to know about

Why should primary teachers use YouTube?<p>YouTube is now an essential part of the internet and for many young people, it's almost entirely replaced TV. …