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3 Ways to Rethink the Education Interview

Innovation in education should not be limited to what happens in the classrooms, but is needed for leadership. This means that we need to relook at …

20 Apps Making Programming for Kids Exciting (Updated 2017)

How can programming for kids be fun? Through play, of course, and what better way than through apps!<p>Learning to code is similar to learning a second …

The surprising thing about schools with lots of technology

More time spent on technology in the classroom doesn't necessarily help kids do better in school, a new study has found.<p>In fact, above a certain threshold, an over-reliance on technology might actually detract from learning.<p>"Limited use of computers at school may be better than no use at all, but …

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

Kodable Resources

Hand-picked resources just for you<p>Teaching technology is easier with the right tools.<p>Everything you need when you're presenting Kodable to others<p>One …

9 Quirky Linux Commands You Need to Know (And Will Love)

Advertisement<p>Make ASCII art, talk to your computer and play text adventures. Your Linux command line isn’t just for work: it can be weirdly …

Why I’m Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft

I’m putting more trust in communities than corporations<p>When I became a technology columnist in the mid-1990s, the public Internet was just beginning …

Open Source Software

10 of The Best Chrome Apps for Math Teachers

February 23, 2015<br>Here is what we have been working on over the last weekend. This is a list that comprises some of the best math apps and extensions …

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the …

Nanotech

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

<b>Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b> and<b> TeachThought Staff</b><b>Purpose:</b> Improving our chance …

This Is Why Handwriting Helps Students Learn Better

February 8, 2015<br>In "what does your handwriting say about you" we learned that the way we write can reveal great deal about our personalities. For …

With online education, do we need teachers anymore?... YES!

I've been often asked, especially by software/techy types whether the Code.org online courses are "good enough" for students to learn on their own …

Blended Learning - what is it, pros/cons, tips and resources

Blended Learning Classroom<p>Introduction<p>The blended classroom is designed to meet the individual needs of student by allowing teachers to personalize …

Connect Your Android Device To Your Ubuntu Using "KDE Connect"

KDE Connect allows your device to communicate between your Linux and Android/Blackberry devices. Using KDE Connect you can receive notifications of …

This Is Why Students Need to Learn Coding

When kids learn to code , it enables them to learn many other things, opens up many new opportunities for learning. It's useful to make an analogy to …

When guys find out I’m a virgin

Dating is hard — especially when you’re a 26-year-old woman who wants to save sex until marriage<p>There’s no good time to tell a guy you’re a virgin. First date? Too much, too soon. Wait until the third date and you risk being considered a tease. Second date? Perhaps, but at this point you’re both …