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The Other 21st Century Skills: Why Teach Them

The Other 21st Century Skills: Why Teach Them<p>Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century …

8 Ways Technology Is Improving Education

<i>The Education Tech Series is supported by Dell The Power To Do More, where you'll find perspectives, trends and stories that inspire Dell to create</i> …

Finland’s Formula for School Success (Education Everywhere Series)

Education Everywhere Video Series<p>This series takes a look at high-achieving education systems and model schools around the world to see what makes …

New insight into how children learn maths

<b>Teaching maths using abstract gestures is a good way to help children learn, research suggests.</b><p>Eight-year-olds gained a deeper understanding of mathematical principles by using their hands as well as their brains, say US psychologists.<p>Children were taught to solve formulae such as: "4 + 2 + 6 = _ + …

TCEA 2014: Preparing Schools for Mobile Learning Success

Mobile learning is front of mind for many of the educators attending the Texas Computer Education Association’s 2014 convention and exposition this …

5 reasons technology world needs more geek girls

"It was like taking a big leap of faith."<p>That's how Regina Agyare describes her decision back in 2012 to leave her well-paid job at a major international bank in Ghana's capital Accra to follow her dream and embark on her own entrepreneurial journey. Having worked for six years as the bank's only …

Making Google+ a First Class Citizen on iOS

Google+ is a major social network. According to a recent article in Forbes, Google+ is in second place after Facebook and a bit ahead of Twitter. That means that Google+ isn't a ghost town -- it's a place for millions of people to share content and comments every day. And just because your phone is …

Online backup services: why, how & which?

Macs make automated backup childishly easy: simply plug in an external hard drive and OS X will ask whether you want to use it as a Time Machine disk. Say yes, and you’ll then get fully-automatic, hourly, versioned backups without doing anything further.<p>Unplug it to take your MacBook out & about, …

Report: iPhone 6 to feature 4.8-inch screen

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>It’s no secret that Apple(s aapl) has been reluctant to introduce any dramatic changes to the iPhone form …

Adblock Plus Reveals Numbers Behind Ad Whitelisting Program For The First Time

There was a bit of a user uproar when it came to light that browser advertising blocking service Adblock Plus was actually providing some advertisers, like Google, the opportunity to show some ads despite installation of its software through a whitelist program. It seemed like a straight-up …

Office for iPad to debut after touch-friendly Windows version

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed that the company is planning to bring Office to the iPad with a touch user interface. Speaking at a Gartner event in Florida today, Ballmer said "iPad will be picked up when... there's a touch first user interface." That touch first interface appears to be …

How to Wash Your Clothes

Just because it says dry clean only doesn't mean you have to drop it off. Here's how to wash your nicer clothes — no matter what they're made from.<p><b>Cashmere:</b> Hand-wash with warm water and Woolite. Lay flat to air-dry. No wringing out.<p><b>Wool:</b> Hand-wash, or machine wash on gentle in cold water. No …

Education 2.0: Fixing the Broken Higher-Ed System

Tuition is rising. Graduates, burdened by the incredible debt required to get a four-year degree, can't find jobs. It's time to hack your education. (Also see "6 Tech Career Paths That Won't Bury You in Debt.")<p><b>In 2010 Jay Cross was a business major at the University of Connecticut</b>, and he was …

Pirate Bay launches its own web browser to skirt internet censorship - ExtremeTech

By on August 13, 2013 at 2:38 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>As the internet grows older, more …

From E-Learning to Everywhere Education

This session from the WorldFuture 2013 conference explores a vision of the future that moves education beyond the boundaries of the classroom, both physical and digital. By examining trends in locative media, education, social technology, analytics, and implications of the coming “Big Data” era, we …

Chipotle Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers with Avocado Ranch

Add the chicken to a large bowl and season it with the salt, pepper and paprika. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, adobo sauce, lime …

Zucchini Recipes | Slideshow | Leite's Culinaria

Never give zucchini away again with these equally tempting yet uniquely different slaws—choose rich and creamy or tart and sweet.<p>What to do with late …

Make-Ahead Bulgur Pita Pockets with Spiced Chickpeas, Carrots, and Tahini Recipe

<b>About the Author:</b> Suzanne Lehrer is a writer and recipe developer in New York and a recipe editor for Cooking Channel. When not curating her budding hot sauce collection, she puts her French Culinary Institute education to good use in kitchens all around town. Follow her recipes and cooking …

Chopped Cashew Chicken Salad

Cashew Chicken Chopped Salad with Chili Dusted Mango.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 12, 2013 73<p>In case you’re wondering, yes I’m still in love with all things …

Jerk Chicken Recipe

To make our authentically flavored jerk chicken, start with a powerfully flavored marinade and brine combination, followed by a low and slow smoke over smoldering allspice berries and bay leaves.<p><b>Note:</b> Scotch bonnet peppers are extremely hot. Handle with caution. Wash knife, cutting board, and all …

Fruit and Spice Lassis

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A summer-y, yogurt-y take on a smoothie.</i><p>As a general rule I like to eat my food, not drink it. I think …

Breakfast

Lentil Barley Burgers with Firey Fruit Salsa

A perfect meal for a hot summer day. Filling and yet light, and so many amazing flavors! You won't miss the meat!

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

Homemade Merguez Sausage Recipe

Merguez, a North African lamb sausage, is a powerhouse of spicy and earthy flavor, making it one of the tastiest sausages around.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole …

Reading out aloud with Audacity - A lesson that promotes self assessment

<b>Summary:</b><p>This is a great reflective tool for students to assess their own reading by recording themselves and then listening back to the recording. …

5 Google Docs Tutorial Videos for Busy Teachers

Google Drive for Teachers with ‘How-to’ video links – Learning and Innovation

Google has tripled free storage space, across Gmail, Google+ and Drive, bringing the total to 15GB. This is a serious move by Google as it places the …

4 Reasons Why Social Media Should be Taught in Our School Systems

I saw a story recently about a school, named Ngee Ann, in Singapore where a math teacher gave problems to students and asked that the answers be "tweeted." These tweets were then projected on a screen at the front of the room, in real time! (1) Now this was not just some rogue, social media …