Julie Kelly

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4 Things Innovative Schools Have In Common

<b>4 Things Innovative Schools Have In Common</b><p>by <b>Steve Wheeler</b>, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education<p>A recent list of 13 innovative schools …

Dropbox’s collaboration tool Paper now out of beta, rolling out in 21 languages

Dropbox is moving from a file storage service to a collaboration service, focusing on small businesses and creatives with its new all-in-one …

Apps

How to Screencast in 3 Simple Steps

6 Ways Parents Can Introduce Their Kids to Coding

<i>Gene Luen Yang is the award-winning writer behind graphic novels like</i> American Born Chinese <i>and the ongoing</i> Superman <i>comic. His newest graphic novel,</i></b> …

Will mobile devices eventually replace desktop?

Last year, history of sorts was made in the tech world.<p>In January of 2014, for the first time, Americans accessed the Internet more through mobile …

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 …

Google Released An Amazing Speech to Text Feature in Google Docs

September 4, 2015<br>Voice Typing is another interesting new feature Google released a few day ago. Google Docs’ users can now type with their voice. You …

Google Docs

A New Google Docs Feature Ideal for Collaborative Writing in Class

September 5, 2015<br>One of the best features that mark Google Docs as a powerful collaborative writing platform is the ‘revision history’. Using …

Education Technology

Some Very Good Apps for Science and Chemistry Teachers

September 6, 2015<br>The list of apps below are especially useful for science and chemistry teachers. They provide some very good resources and …

Education Technology

Math apps your kids will want to play

With summer almost over, it's time to fire up your kids' brain cells. One way to ease them into the rigors of school is to introduce some fun math apps. These three apps score high on kid-appeal while also imparting solid math training.<p>Twelve a Dozen<p>Bossa Studios Ltd, best for ages 8-14, $3.99, …

Kids

6 Updates to Google Classroom for Fall 2015 - Teacher Tech

<i>Note: These features are rolling out over the next several weeks. You may not see all of them right away.</i><p>For Fall 2015, Google Classroom has 6 new …

6 Excellent Lego Apps to Enhance Kids Thinking Skills

‘Help your child bring their LEGO characters to life with the LEGO Movie Maker App. This fun, kid-friendly app brings the whole family together to …

A Very Simple Digital Whiteboard App for Teachers

August 20, 2015<br>Looking for a very simple and easy to use digital whiteboard app, Smart Whiteboard HD is a good option to start with. The app is free …

Valuable design lessons you can learn from board games

Developers, if your video game is described as being "like a board game," what does that mean exactly? What makes board games unique, what lessons …

Game Development

The 15 best Hollywood robots ever, ranked (pictures)

Battlestar Galactica

Digital Storytelling: What it is… And… What it is NOT

I was lucky to have shared my childhood bedroom for a few years with my grandmother, when she had come to live with us after an illness. At bedtime, …

Education Technology

Host Google Slides presentations via Google Hangouts

As previously announced , you can use the Google Slides app on your mobile phone or tablet to present to any screen with Chromecast or AirP...

Google Hangouts

Material Design: How to use Google's apps on iPhone and iPad

Apple and Google may be rivals, but there's no denying how useful Google's apps can be on iPhone and iPad. There's an iOS app for just about every …

The Easier Way to Freeze Rows/Columns in Google Sheets - BetterCloud Monitor

Do you ever find yourself scrolling through a column in Google Sheets only to forget what the column’s title was? By freezing the top row, the column …

Why schools should be more like organic farms

The problem with schools isn't that they work poorly. It's that they work too well at doing the wrong thing.<p>Nine years after Ken Robinson delivered the most-watched TED talk of all time, the education expert is back with a book that answers the talk's titular question, "Do Schools Kill …

Google Classroom: Grading with Drive's Preview Mode - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom collects the students work for an assignment in a folder in Google Drive just for that assignment. This means that you are able to …

Google Classroom: Creating a Discussion Board - Teacher Tech

While I want threaded discussions in Google Classroom, I do not want them in the stream. Multiple student responses will clutter up the Google …

6 Factors Of Classroom Gamification

<b>6 Factors Of Classroom Gamification</b>by <b>Nellie Mitchell</b>I was 11 the year my summer camp director transformed the regular schedule, procedures, and lingo …

Education Technology

Gamification vs. Game based learning vs. Game design by @clcsimon

The Ultimate Guide to Gamifying Your Classroom

No one wants to been seen as the stuffy teacher stuck in the past who lectures from the front of the classroom and doesn’t seem to care about student …

Education Technology

Top 25: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing

<b>Creating a printable design is the crucial first step in the 3D printing process – and everyone seems to have a different opinion on which software</b> …

Social Media

Chinese Girl to 'Grow' a Brand New Ear Thanks to 3D Printing

Most of us take our ears for granted. Some of us wish that they didn’t stick out so much, and others simply don’t like the size of theirs. Regardless …

5 under-appreciated Google tools for teaching Social Studies

Is there a better way to start the week than by spending all day talking and learning about more effective ways to do social studies? You’re right. …

Education Technology

Two Useful Game-based Learning Tools for Teachers

BrainRush allows you to set up virtual classrooms, assign any BrainRush to any student and monitor the activity and progress of each student in real …