Mary Hokana

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Here Is A New Simple Tool to Create Educational Rubrics

October 3, 2015<br>Quick Rubric is a new tool from the folks in Photos for Class. This is a new web based application that allows you to easily set up …

Healthy Harvest: Six Recipes to Celebrate Fall

These homespun recipes featuring fresh fall flavors and nourishing ingredients—including Pacific® organic free range chicken broth— will become your seasonal go-tos.<p>These homespun recipes featuring fresh fall flavors and nourishing ingredients—including Pacific® organic free range chicken broth— …

Food

11 Fitness Apps That Are Better Than a Personal Trainer

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Veerle's Blog

A meticulously curated place of repose, a wellspring of inspiration<p>Nurture your creativity! Please sit back and soak in all the design goodness I …

Two Great Chromebook Tools for Creating Animations for Your Class

September 30, 2015<br>Upon your request, here are the two tools we would highly recommend for teachers seeking to create animations and explainer videos …

6 Useful Online Tutoring Sites to Boost Your Learning

People like to joke that the only thing you really “learn” in school is how to memorize. As it turns out, that’s not even the case for most of us. If …

Memory Loss

34 Brilliant Free Icon Sets for Designers and Developers

The beauty of open source is built within the community, along with all the many derivative works to follow. Designers and developers can benefit …

5 Stability Ball Exercises for a Crazy Strong Core

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When was the last time you used a stability ball at the gym? Sure, shiny new gadgets and machinery might look fun, but some machines can be more trouble than they're worth. (We're looking at you, seated crunch machine!)<p>The '90s called and reminded us …

8 Excellent Blended Learning Tools for Teachers

September 25, 2015 <br>In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that …

Education Technology

Would you enjoy this 4,000-year-old Hittite feast?

An archaeological team excavating an ancient center of the Hittite civilization in Turkey have recreated a 4,000-year-old Hittite feast including …

Project Management Kickstart: How to Tackle Large Projects

The larger the project, the more likely a freelancer is to get overwhelmed. If you don't do a good job of organizing a large project, you might even …

6 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

August 16, 2015<br>Educational Web Tools is a section we created in this blog a year ago where we periodically feature new releases in the world of …

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

10 Mobile Games To Boost Your Productivity

If you are like most people, you enjoy playing a good game. But, as an adult, we often feel guilty for indulging in such activities. Well I’m here to …

The Real Lives of the Gladiators of Rome – The Unfathomable Sport of Life and Death

Roman gladiators are some of the most iconic characters in history and have defined how we think of entertainment in ancient Rome. Their portrayal in …

Seven Tools for Creating Infographics Without Using Photoshop

How can you create beautiful infographics without using Photoshop?<p>I'm not a Photoshop expert, so I take <i>days</i> to create a basic infographic. I'm a …

Fascinating Fifth-Century Find Could Reveal Never Before Known Details About Ancient People Group Known For Its End of the World Prediction

Archaeologists have discovered centuries-old stone tablets dating back to the ancient Mayans and it could shed more light on a period of history researchers have struggled to understand, at least until now.<p>Image source: Tulane University<p>The tablets were found inside of a shrine at the site of El …

8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Should Read

Everyone has their own reading style. My long held reading rule is to have two books on the go. One trashy thriller to tune out the world with, and …

4 Important Apps for A Paperless Classroom

June 11, 2015<br>Planning a paperless classroom? Here are four important apps you should definitely consider. Using these apps will enable you to create …

Education Technology

10 educational apps you haven’t used before, but should

We’ve created a list of the top apps for parents and teachers you haven’t used before, but certainly should.<p>Lightbot. Learning programming has never …

Designing Transformative Professional Learning Experiences

Whether you are an educator, leader, parent, teacher, student, what type of professional learning do you want?<p>Out in the field, we hear that people …

Teachers' Top Educational Chrome Apps in 2015

July 16, 2015<br>Over the last weekend, we spent sometime sifting through our Chrome extensions archive and curated for you the list below. We singled …

The future of cards in Web design

According to The Complete Guide to an Effective Card-Style Interface Design: “The best card design is simple. It also features a rich content experience. For a successful card-style project, both of these elements must be present. But there are plenty of other design techniques that can add to …

UI Design

Ten ancient businesses that still exist

Travel the globe, however, and you might be surprised to find that there are businesses around today that have been open for more than 1000 …

Start A Fire

Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

July 12, 2015<br>Problem based learning ( PBL) is a teaching strategy that involves the minimum amount of direct and formal instruction characteristic of …

New Evidence Ancient Chinese Explorers Landed in America Excites Experts

John A. Ruskamp Jr., Ed.D., reports that he has identified an outstanding, history-changing treasure hidden in plain sight. High above a walking path …