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This cute little robot can teach your kid (and you) how to code

Teaching kids to code is probably something that will be part of school curriculum in the not-so-distant future or at least it should be. Being able to code is an invaluable skill and learning at a young age leaves time for ample discovery and exploration.<p>However, as anyone who has ever tried to …

Harvard

Seesaw

Objective: We created these Seesaw Task Cards to help integrate technology into the classroom as well as give the students the opportunity to …

Looted Skeleton Could Be Among the Oldest in the Americas

First, the bad news: Divers stole a prehistoric human skeleton from an underwater cavern near Tulúm on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula five years ago. …

Anthropology

Digital Citizenship Education in Nine Steps | Take the Lead

Today’s students have an online playground in addition to the physical one at their schools. But unlike school playgrounds, digital spaces are rarely …

Education Technology

Textbooks in the digital world

For decades, textbooks were seen as the foundation for instruction in American schools. These discipline-specific tomes were a fundamental part of …

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2017

The 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are …

Education Technology

A Collection Of Resources On “Tricky” Teacher Topics

My post yesterday on eating in class (see What Are Your Rules About Students Eating In Class?) received a lot of feedback, and it prompted me to …

Teaching

The 5 Virtual Reality Experiences to Try on Your Phone

No need to attend festivals or buy expensive viewing gear to live some of the most moving virtual reality documentaries; in fact, many can be …

Virtual Reality

3 Ways Schools Can Keep Devices Safe When Students Take Chromebooks Home

About <b>4 million of the 8.9 million one-to-one computing devices</b> sold to K–12 school districts are Chromebooks, CNBC reports. We’ve already outlined …

How to Record Your iPad Screen

How to Record Your iPad Screen<p>Updated on June 30, 2017<p>How Do They Do That?<p>YouTube is littered with tutorials and app reviews that show you how to do …

AirPlay

Apple Users Are Being Spammed With Calendar Invites. Here's What to Do If You Get One | Inc.com

Large numbers of Apple users are reporting that they've received spam calendar invitations and/or photo-sharing invitations, many of them to dubious Black Friday sales events. And those who decline the invitations will likely find themselves getting much more such spam in the future, experts …

Spam

Review: Chris Stapleton's Second Album Is Equal Parts Otis and Waylon

Our take on 'From A Room: Volume 1,' the latest from the outlaw soul star<p>He may appear to be a thick-bearded Seventies outlaw-country throwback, but …

The 10-Minute Teacher Show with Vicki Davis, the Cool Cat Teacher: #77 Breakout EDU Digital is Awesome (and Free) #edtech #breakoutedu

Education Technology

This math question meant for 7-year-olds has everyone stumped

<b>UPDATE: May 18, 2017, 5:06 p.m. SGT</b> Updated with the Ministry of Education's new statement. <b></b><p>A math question apparently meant for 7-year-olds has left …

EduTech: Book Creator makes it easy for students & teachers to create & share interactive ebooks

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.</i><p>In …

LittleBits Introduces First Game-Based Coding Kit

The newest addition to littleBits’s education portfolio, the littleBits Code Kit, launches today.<p>Students will learn the foundations of coding and …

Makerspaces

Best of 2016

Want a hard copy? Just fill out the form below to download a printable PDF version of the full Best Books 2016 list:<p>Copyright © 2018 School Library …

School Libraries

The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here’s how.

Discerning fact from fiction in news and online content has never been more challenging. From “pizzagate”—false reports of a child sex ring operating …

Teaching
School Libraries

The role of the school librarian in teaching and supporting digital literacy

<b>By Elizabeth Hutchinson @elizabethutch</b><p>Working as a librarian alongside teachers is something that I enjoy and find frustrating in equal measure. I …

Education Technology

School library staff get creative as collections age, number of teacher-librarians dwindles

When Crystal Schlachter arrived at Bannerman School last March, she found a neglected library that was previously run by an educational …

The 5 Minute Lesson Plan - success story by @Dani41189

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>If you use the 5 Minute Lesson Plan, how do you gauge its success?<p>I am currently in my third term of the Graduate Teacher …

Teaching

A lifetime of elite VPN protection is just $39

If you want to protect your privacy while you’re out-and-about, it’s essential to use a VPN. You can lock in a great price on one of the world’s most reliable VPN providers with a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited, available for just $39 from TNW Deals.<p>VPN Unlimited are great, but don’t just …

Google Drive Kahoots

• Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system<br>• Create and play quizzes, discussions and surveys using any device with a web browser<br>• Motivate …

Google Drive

'Ghosts' In The Arctic: How The Long-Lost Franklin Expedition Was Found

The last time I talked with Paul Watson, I reached him aboard a Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker in the Arctic, via satellite phone.<p>"The captain was glaring at me because we talked for a long time," Watson remembers with a laugh.<p>That was three years ago, and Watson, a columnist for <i>The Toronto Star,</i> …

History

Guitar basics: getting started with open chords

<b>Get the basics of guitar chords down with a beginner-friendly guitar lesson to get you started...</b><p><b>“So… what is a chord and what makes it ‘open’? I</b> …

Electric Guitar

Have Struggling or Reluctant Readers? These Hi-Lo Titles Will Keep Them Engaged

Hi-lo (high-interest, low readability) books are designed to engage struggling readers by exploring complex, age-appropriate themes at a lower …

Books

New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness

G Suite has recently released two features that allow teachers to meet these criteria and maximize their instructional time: Google Cast for …

Rock On! How I Taught Focus to a Class That Wouldn't Sit Still

However, I wanted them to understand the importance of balance. When you come across a class that is constantly in a highly agitated state and this …