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Crafting collaborative places

My journey for understanding the transactional relationship between the learner and the learning environment began when I walked into a first and …

Education Technology

The True Scale Multiplication Grid

I came up with a neat idea for a multiplication grid visual the other day, and stuck it up on Twitter where it has been doing the rounds with …

10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game

10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than …

Education Technology

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

Richard – Leading from the classroom<p><p>Richard is a Year 2 teacher at The Knox School, an independent Early Learning to Year 12 college in Melbourne’s …

Microsoft Teams for Education training videos and resources

<b>Find your way around</b><p>Work together with your students or work alone on private files.<p><b>What are teams and channels?</b><p>Customize class spaces to support …

Getting Started with Microsoft in the Classroom

Want to get started with Microsoft in the classroom? We've pulled together a list of upcoming training sessions hosted by Microsoft Learning Design …

Build a Collaborative Classroom with Microsoft Teams

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.<p><b>We’ve reached the point where we have a lot of fantastic tools for enhancing our instruction,</b> but …

A Really, Really Well-Written Set Of Classroom Rules

<b>A Really, Really Well-Written Set Of Classroom Rules</b><p>Well, actually 2.<p>You could make the argument that they’re too simple I guess. Or that they seem …

Aphex Twin Announces New Collapse EP, Shares New Song and Video: Watch

The cryptic logo teasers have finally led to an announcement: Aphex Twin’s new <i>Collapse</i> EP arrives on September 14 via Warp. It follows his 2016 <i>Cheetah</i> EP. Check out the Weirdcore-created visuals for “T69 Collapse” below.<p>Aphex Twin’s <i>Collapse</i> EP will be released digitally as well as on CD, cassette, …

10 new features for going Back to School with Microsoft Teams |

Microsoft Education gets to do something pretty incredible every day: work with educators across the world to create engaging classroom experiences. …

UPDATED!!! 13 Ways to Enhance Math Lessons with Flipgrid

“How can this be used for math?” This is a question I often hear and even ask myself when it comes to using technology in the classroom.<p>In today’s …

My Health Record: The Time To 'Opt Out' Is Right Now

Image: Australian Government<p>The My Health Record (MHR) opt-out period has begun, and you have until October 15 to decide whether or not to be part of …

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Educator Innovation Week 💡

Apple’s free Schoolwork app is ready for the classroom

Apple’s free Schoolwork app, which lets students and teachers collaborate on school assignments, is available now.<p>Schoolwork makes it easy to create assignments, take advantage of third-party apps for learning, and view student progress. It will work alongside the Classroom app to provide teachers …

Apple

Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation

by Ryan L. Schaaf<p><b>Series Synopsis:</b> Due to continuous digital bombardment and the emergence of the new digital landscape, today’s youth process …

Building a professional portfolio

Whatever your role in school and whatever stage you're at in your career, building a professional portfolio can be a valuable tool to reflect on …

One of Mac’s best Finder features is now on Windows PC

It’s okay to use a PC alongside your Mac, but you’ll find that some of the best macOS features aren’t available in Windows. One of those is Finder’s awesome preview function, but you don’t have to live without it.<p>QuickLook is a free app that brings the same preview feature to Windows 10’s File …

Windows 10

Apple finally acknowledges its new MacBook keyboards suck

The butterfly keyboards on the new MacBook and MacBook Pro are officially defective.<p>After months of outcry from angry customers, Apple has finally acknowledged that the new keyboards have some serious problems. The company says the issues are limited to a small percentage of MacBooks, but its …

MacBook Pro

Jon Bergman on Why the iPad is Perfect for Flipped Classroom - from Beth Holland

Featured speaker, Jon Bergman, starts out by saying that he’s going to talk more about pedagogy than iPads because why use a device if there isn’t …

What, Why, and How to Flip Your Classroom

Learning Strategies<p>What, Why, and How to Flip Your Classroom<p>By Scott Haselwood     May 7, 2015<p>UT Austin CTL<p>The flipped classroom model is here to …

Launching Young Readers

Start with a Book: Read. Talk. Explore.<p>Themed books and activities to inspire active learning all summer long<p>River Rangers!<p>A book-based summer …

Flipped Teaching is NOT about making videos

I was chatting with a History teacher this week, who like most history teachers, was discussing how much content he had to get through and how some …

Rejoice, Prison Lovers, ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Is Back With A New Season Next Month

Everyone’s favourite prison themed dramedy <i>Orange is the New Black</i> has announced the release date of its much anticipated sixth season, along with an …

What I really want to teach my son - and what he is teaching me

That, as Aslan revealed in C. S. Lewis’s <i>The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe</i>, behind every earthly law is a deeper magic that defies logic; a …

Apple now lets you download a copy of all the data it has on you

Apple is now giving users the opportunity to download a copy of all the data the company has collected from them. This includes App Store and iTunes activity, Apple ID account and device information, online and retail store activity, AppleCare support history, and more.<p>The tool is part of Apple’s …

Apple

#OTD 1980: The Empire Strikes Back was released in the UK. A fine excuse to show the cast appearing on Blue Peter again. https://t.co/IQ0OZ3a1ju

Hey teacher! What should kids learn in school?

The NSW government has announced a radical review into the curriculum to bring it into the 21st century. We’d like to hear from teachers about what they think<p>• Support our independent journalism with a monthly or one-off contribution<p>In what is being proposed as a vital “decluttering” of the K-12 …

High School eSports League: How gaming is changing the modern-day classroom

In the modern-day classroom, gaming is common language.<p>That is the opinion of Adelaide's Toby Fogarty, who is one of the increasing number of …