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10 of the Most Engaging Uses of Instructional Technology (with Dozens of Resources and Tools) | Emerging Education Technologies

Start the New School Year With More Fun, Engaging Techniques and Resources Than You’ll Probably be Able to use all Year!<p>Are you looking for ways to …

Coding In The Classroom: How Teachers Are Learning To Code

Like a slow moving barge, the discussions around teaching students to code have remained afloat, drifting slowly towards a far away destination for …

How Digital Games Help Teachers Make Connections to Lessons and Students

“It gives the kids a visual,” Gilbert said. “They’re actually acting out and making decisions on things that people who lived thousands of years ago …

Ideas for Using iPads for Digital Storytelling

When you think of storytelling from a traditional perspective, you might conjure up any of these images of Danny Kaye telling a story to a group of …

What’s the Difference Between “Using Technology” and “Technology Integration”?

Recently, I’ve been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully <i>integrating</i> technology, when in fact they …

EdTech Twitter Accounts You Can't Afford to Miss

Page 1 of 2<p>Twitter, undoubtedly today is the most popular social networking platform and has become a valuable tool for education. This …

Education Technology

Learner at the Center of a Networked World

An overview of the Aspen Task Force on Learning and the Internet, a group of twenty diverse leaders in Technology, Public Policy, Education, …

The Bible was ‘clear’…

Start a Reading Revolution: Flip Your Class With Blogs

Even though the books are classics, they are very uninteresting. Almost every one of my classmates admits to never reading the books because they are …

How to Clean Almost Anything: An A-to-Z Guide

Your waffle maker is crusty; the knives are rusty. It’s time for an all-around spruce-up. Whether you need shortcuts for the regulars (sinks) or …

Instructions for an evening of your life

Find a bit of water to look at, it doesn’t have to be much. Maybe a pond, a lake? if you’re really lucky, find the ocean. But go there alone at …

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3 Apps to Refresh Your iPads

Looking for some apps to refresh your iPads? Here are three free apps - two new and a refreshed oldie but goodie - that can help you jump start your …

10 Excellent Google Drive Templates for Teachers

September 8, 2014<br>The template gallery that Google Drive offers to users is one of the best places I often have recourse to to look for ready made …

Future-Fluent

One of the key concepts that came out of the STEM movement ten years back was technology fluency: the incidental and seamless use of technology tools …

Students Can Learn Vocabulary as They Read Online - Market Brief

In my first post, I told you about me. Today, I want to introduce you to my startup, ProfessorWord. Our goal is to help students learn vocabulary as …

How We Got to Ferguson—a Reading List

Rage, despair, and confusion trail in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown. Here’s a reading list that exposes the deep roots in U.S. history …

Unworkshop

I browsed the workshops Highlights Foundation’s website and found several that interested me. Then I saw one called an “Unworkshop: Your Room to …

3 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom

Google’s advance in the education field has brought to schools around the globe affordable devices and effortless access to educational content. …

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If You Like 'Downton Abbey' You'll LOVE These Books

Four years ago I published my first novel. In the U.K. it is called <i>My Last Duchess</i>, a fancy reference to a poem by Robert Browning, but the U.S. title, <i>The American Heiress</i>, makes the subject matter clear. <i>The American Heiress</i> is about a "dollar princess" called Cora, who to satisfy the social …

7 Apps the Best Teachers Are Using

Window (<i>no pun intended</i>) shopping the App Store these days can be a very dangerous game… Sure, it’s got a nice icon, a slick animated video of people …

Entering Next Year Prepared to Ignite the Hearts and Minds of Our Teachers

Evaluation used to measure performance against a standard isn't, in and of itself, a bad thing. It can present a picture of how someone, or a group, …

Vet Depth: The Challenge of Social Media as Professional Development

Over the past five years, I have immersed myself in a variety of social media channels, from Facebook and Twitter to Posterous and Plurk. I delved …

How I Learned to Stop Worrying About the Billy Graham Rule and Love Like Jesus

<b>Billy Graham had a rule that he would not meet, travel, or eat with another woman alone.</b> It came to be known as the Billy Graham rule and has been …

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