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A Raven's Dream

<i>Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,<br>Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,—<br>While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,<br>As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.<br>"'Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber</i> …

Revolutionizing Teacher Professional Development

<i>This post originally ran on the New Tech Network blog.</i><p>When I was hired to help open our school in 2006, I had no idea what I was getting in to. No …

This helpful tool makes Netflix an easy way to learn a new language

Netflix can be a great tool for learning a new language, as can watching foreign movies and TV shows in general. Comparing the subtitles and the audio can help supersize your vocabulary.<p>But it's not a perfect system. Let's say you're an English speaker trying to learn Spanish. You can watch a …

A morning at the AltSchool, an education startup that Silicon Valley is crazy about

The AltSchool, a system of "micro schools" and an educational software company, has captured significant attention for its philosophy of personalized learning.<p>For the K-1 class, kids can choose to work on their own projects, read or take a "co-curricular" class such as yoga or a foreign language. …

Silicon Valley

Gamification, personalization and continued education are trending in edtech

Sean O'Connor Contributor<p>Sean O'Connor is the head of product at Mentored.<p>I’ve spent most of my life in and around schools. First as a student, then as a teacher and lately as an innovator building tools and launching programs. As Nelson Mandela said, “education is the most powerful weapon which …

Favorite Blended Learning Tools - Go - Teacher Tech

Favorite Blended Learning Tools<p>I asked the question and here are some of the responses.<p>Blended Learning Tools<p>@alicekeeler Zaption, NextLesson, …

The 101 Most Beautiful DIY Projects of All Time - Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.

No one can complain of dearth of DIY ideas, for the web is littered with all kinds of DIY project ideas. Instead of helping, the abundance of project …

How this Bay Area charter school network is reinventing education

Diane Tavenner scanned the list of names a staffer at Summit Preparatory Charter High School had just handed her. She began to cry. They weren't happy tears.<p>Where many would see signs of success, Tavenner saw failure.<p>"I taught those kids," Tavenner said of that moment in 2011. "I was their …

Lessons

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George Kembel: “Se aprende haciendo, y no escuchando a un profesor”

El cofundador de la d.school de Stanford cuenta cómo funciona la escuela que ha revolucionado la metodología de la enseñanza<p>Todo empezó en un …

11 Creative Ways To Make Learning Fun For Your Kids

Teaching isn’t a one-size-fits-all endeavour. Every child learns effectively in a different way. There is one thing in common among all kids though, …

Diego Cusano y sus collages con comida

<b>Diego Cusano no es de quienes piensan que con la comida no se juega. De hecho, este diseñador y músico italiano se lo pasa en grande jugando con la</b> …

Carve Your Own Stamps

Sometimes finding the perfect stamp can be quite a pain. Often I have an idea of what I'd like to use for a project, but I just can't find anything …