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Here are 8 risky fantasy football picks

In fantasy football, the term “risk” often comes with negative connotations involving the downside and potential for bust associated with it. Risky …

Fantasy: Strategy for drafting at the top of the round

<i>Get ready for your season with theScore's 2018 Fantasy Football Draft Kit.</i><p>theScore's Justin Boone breaks down the best ways to approach your draft …

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Rankings: Running Backs To Avoid

Over the last few weeks, I’ve talked a lot about value in fantasy football. Finding it and leveraging it in every possible way is how you will win your draft.<p>Value doesn’t just come from <i>who</i> you draft, but also, <i>when you draft</i> certain players. The players listed below will be taken in every league …

Fantasy Football

Actual Opportunity -- Fantasy running backs making the most of their chances

If you haven’t reviewed the introduction to my metric, “Actual Opportunity.” I highly suggest looking that over before diving in here.<p>In this …

Fantasy Football

FANTASY PLAYS: Don't buy into hype of deep WR pool

The wide receiver position in fantasy football has been one of the more hotly debated topics in recent seasons. The depth at receiver and amount of consistent scoring led to the advent of the "zero running back" draft strategy.<p>Utilizing that approach, you would refrain from selecting a running back …

Fantasy Football

Fantasy football players to target in 2018

This offseason I’ve written 62 articles about various fantasy football metrics that matter for fantasy. On top of that, we’ve also done deep dives on …

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Rankings 2018: Breakouts from model that nailed Stefon Diggs' huge year

SportsLine simulated the entire NFL season 10,000 times and identified must-draft breakout players<p>If you're in a league this season, finding the most …

Fantasy Football

The fantasy rushing offenses with the best and worst 2018 outlooks

In my previous article on the best and worst fantasy passing schedules, I touched on the interdependence of pass and run defense. That will really …

Fantasy Football

10 Easy Ways to Create an Awesome School District Culture

In the past, I have written about some simple ideas that can help improve the culture in both the classroom and school setting. In this post, I want …

Education Technology

The most overvalued fantasy options at every position

In less than 24 hours, we will have our first look at all but eight NFL teams in their first preseason games. By Sunday, we will have seen every time …

Microsoft’s undersea data center now has a webcam with fish swimming past 27.6 petabytes of data

Any fin is possible<p>If you’ve always wanted to watch fish swim past a data center with 27.6 petabytes of storage, stop surfing around as today is your lucky day. Microsoft has taken the oppor-tuna-ty to install a webcam next to its undersea data center, offering live views of just how well the metal …

Scotland

Lake students to be issued Google Chromebooks over 5 years — 'when will my kid’s school get them?'

Students at Tavares High School will begin the new school year Monday equipped with Google Chromebooks, the first school in the district to go …

Education Technology

Am I The Only Teacher Who Didn’t Know About “BookTubers”?

The New York Times today has a very lengthy article headlined Meet the YouTube Stars Turning Viewers Into Readers.<p>It’s about an apparently huge …

High School

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

Researchers use Google Glass to help kids with autism

We haven't heard from Google Glass since its newer, sleeker version came out in July 2017 with a focus on assisting in the workplace. But scientists have found another application for the search giant's augmented reality glasses: Helping autistic children navigate social situations.<p>Autism is a …

Autism

Facebook Announces New Digital Literacy Resources for Teachers and Businesses

Facebook has launched a new resource for educators, in order to help them provide digital literacy skills for young people, and build awareness of …

Social Media

My 20 Years in EdTech

Blog: Technology and LearningMartin Weller’s wonderful EDUCAUSE Review article <i>Twenty Years of Edtech</i> reminded me that I’ve also been working in …

Education Technology

How To Use Chromebooks For Powerful Creation in School

As technology becomes more ubiquitous in classrooms, many schools are choosing Chromebooks because it’s one of the least expensive devices, a big win …

Education Technology

“Crio” Is Going To Become A Favorite Online Tool Of Many Teachers

I have previously blogged about SAS Curriculum Pathways many times (forty times, in fact).<p>I use it in all my classes and, particularly, in my Social …

Education Technology

Direct instruction works, says 50 years of research

Highly structured teaching has a consistently positive effect on learning, finds analysis of hundreds of studies

Pedagogy

Grading is NOT Essential to the Instructional Process @tguskey

Rethink Your Paradigms About Grading I’m a fan of Thomas Guskey, I recommend you check out his books and other resources. I saw this tweet from …

Education Technology

A Peek at the New Google Classroom

Google Classroom Will Be Different For the Fall As always G Suite is adding features and updating interfaces. Some pretty big changes are coming to …

Education Technology

3 Best Practices for Giving Teachers Ownership of Their PD

<b>By Wendy McMahon</b><p>How do you provide helpful, personalized professional development to thousands of teachers? That's a question longtime instructional …

Education Technology

None of Google's 85,000 employees have had their work accounts taken over in a year — and it's because of a simple $20 product anyone can use

One of the most common ways that people get hacked is called phishing or spearphishing.<p>Basically, attackers craft an email that looks just like something you'd normally click on, like a bill or an email telling you to change your password. Unsuspecting people click on the link in the phishing …

Employment

Virtual reality makes learning about plant science fun

A ground-breaking virtual reality program created by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology (PEB) at The University of Western …

Virtual Reality

How This EdTech Company Is Thriving In The Education And Music Industries

Having just come back from my time at ISTE, I was compelled to learn more about the motivation behind edtech companies, their founders, as well as their relationships with educators. Also, I wanted to see the interaction between teachers and edtech startups–to understand where the gap is formed …

Education Technology

This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

Every year the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference's expo floor is packed with edtech products vying for teachers' …

Education Technology

“Storybooth” Is A Treasure Chest Of Autobiographical Incident Models

StoryBooth is both a website and YouTube Channel.<p>Here’s how it describes itself:<p><i>Storybooth is a digital platform that invites kids to record and</i> …

Biographies

A Process for Implementing Student Digital Projects

Lately, I’ve been busy grading my students’ digital products. Each year my students accomplish so much with technology, such as brainstorming, …