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Microsoft offers new Planner app to ‘eligible’ Office 365 subscribers [Video]

Microsoft has announced a new project management app for premium, business and educational subscribers to Office 365, simply known as Microsoft Planner. The company says that access to the new app will roll out over the ‘next several weeks.’<p>The addition of Planner to the Office 365 lineup …

Whole Brain Teaching Classroom Rules Posters (FREE)

Free Rules Posters for Whole Brain Teaching classrooms. These two sets of classroom posters created by Laura Candler to accompany the blog post …

4 Great Educational Resources for Teachers

May 15, 2016<br>Below is a collection of some very good educational websites for teachers. You can use them to get a quick access to a wide variety of …

4 Google Apps Updates You Might Have Missed Last Week

Last week Google released a new product and updated some existing products that are of interest to teachers and students.<p>Last Monday at the Google …

Innovation in learning and teaching is too important to cut

The Office of Learning and Teaching will today (May 16) announce the twelve Teaching Fellows and the Innovation and Development Grants for 2016. They …

Higher Education

The 9 Rules of Innovation

So who deserves credit? Engelbart for coming up with the idea? Taylor and Kay for engineering solutions around it? Jobs for creating a marketable …

Study finds use of computers by students in lectures and seminars has ‘substantial negative effect’ on performance<p>Allowing students to use computers and the internet in classrooms substantially harms their results, a study has found.<p>The paper published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …

Education

What It's Like to Teach Teens in Your 20s

Can you have a normal life if you've got to be a role model for a bunch of brats?<p>The manifold responsibilities and pressures of teaching don't really fit with the abstract concept of "your 20s," a decade that's supposed to denote the last socially acceptable pangs of irresponsibility, rootlessness, …

Northern Ireland

Why smart kids shouldn’t use laptops in class

For the past 15 years, educators have debated, exhaustively, the perils of laptops in the lecture hall. Professors complain that laptops are distraction machines; defenders say that boring classes are to blame — students have always doodled or daydreamed, so what’s the difference that they’re …

Education

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and professional, say researchers. It makes communities more productive and …

Learning

Huba’s Integrated Theory of Mind Mapping: HITMM 2016

Huba’s Integrative Theory of Mind Mapping is comprised of a number of posts in this blog.The theory specifies styles (parameters) for developing the …

Turbocharge Your Workflow with This Next-Level Mind-Mapping Tool

• Quickly jot down ideas to make sense of them<br>• Trace lines or arrows between related ideas<br>• Double click anywhere on the canvas to type<br>• Move notes around & …

7 Excellent Chromebook Apps for Teachers

May 7, 2016<br>One of the key challenges facing teachers using Chromebooks in their instruction is finding relevant educational apps to use with students …

The Science on Why Spanking Kids is Wrong

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca!Sorta transcript:A new metanalysis examined the past 50 years of research and found that there …

First Lady of Gabon: Education Should Create Leaders Who Love the Environment

In both the developed and developing world, education is the most powerful tool we have to shape our future. However, the type of education, who it …

Teacher turns students' desks into letters of inspiration

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — For a classroom of elementary school students looking for inspiration before a big test this week, the writing wasn't on the wall. It was on their desks.<p>A Woodbury teacher wrote inspirational messages directly on her students' desks Monday before they started four days of …

38 Of The Best Educational Games For iPad

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Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

Will Your E-Learning Be Ready for the Future?

With the rapid growth of e-learning comes an exponential rise in the number of tools, technologies and flavor-of-the-month market trends that appeal …

New app links students to virtual reality lessons

ThingLink offers an interactive virtual reality app for elementary school studentsInteractive media platform ThingLink has launched a virtual reality …

Comment on What teachers want in a data dashboard by apasseducation

Perhaps the smartest statement in this article is when Amber Teaman says, ““It needs to be teacher-friendly…If it requires entering information and …

How the Best Leaders Motivate Their Teams

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

A New Industrial Revolution?

A look at how “permissionless innovation” could dramatically improve lives.<p>For most of history, people lived without the ready access to abundant …

Learning is all about motivation. When we really <i>want</i> to learn something, we generally succeed, even when the going gets tough<p>Imagine I gave you a book full of words, numbers and strange symbols – 150-odd pages of the stuff. Some of the things relate to each other in obvious ways, others not so …

Language Learning

Here Is A Great Website for STEM Teachers and Students

May 1, 2016<br>NOVA, one of the popular American TV series that produces in-depth science programming in the form of documentaries and short videos, has …

Critical Thinking Explained for Students

May 1, 2016<br>Critical thinking is an essential skill for the 21st century students. Not that it was not essential before but in a digitally focused …

How Minecraft is building gaming a place in schools

I’m a child of the pixel. The 1UP. The double-jump. The end-of-level boss. A large percentage of my formative years were spent in front of a screen, …

Can Songs Help You Learn Scientific Concepts?

My 5-year-old doesn't know much about astrophysics, but she'll cheerfully tell you that a shooting star is not a star, but a meteor — a bit of science trivia that she picked up from an album of children's songs about science by the band <i>They Might be Giants</i>.<p>The idea of learning science through music …

Music Videos

As exams and fair weather approach, join us on <b>Wednesday 4 May from 5.30pm to 7.30pm</b> for advice and debate about making the most of outdoor education<p>Most adults will have treasured memories of splashing in muddy puddles and playing games in the local park. But today’s youngsters are leading far more …

Pedagogy