Andy Calvert

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Scientists' hope for HIV cure

Researchers are working on "novel strategies" to find a cure for HIV, with the first results expected “within months”.<p>Danish scientists are hoping for results that will show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible”.<p>They are conducting a clinical trial to test a …

Immunotherapy

New Apple Commercial Touts the iPhone as the World’s Most Popular Camera

Here’s a new iPhone commercial Apple just released today on its website and on YouTube. It’s a 1-minute-long spot that focuses on how the iPhone has …

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …

The Internet: A Warning From History

The Internet was one of the greatest disasters to befall mankind. Now its survivors tell their story.<p>Written by: Sarah Campbell<br>Cast: Sarah Campbell, …

iOS Today | TWiT.TV

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone love their iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches so much they've created iOS Today, the TWiT network's first show …

Using the #5MinPlan? Use this INSET Guide to Support Colleagues via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>Here is a simple training guide for anyone wishing to introduce The 5 Minute Lesson Plan to a colleague or their workplace.<p>It …

Testing is killing learning

As public school children sit down to take standardized tests, educators explain why they don’t work<p>It's called a "prep rally." This week, New York public school students are taking their standardized tests, in line with the national Common Core Learning Standards. Last week, the principal of my …

Ken Robinson views on Creativity: TED Video Ken Robinson Changing Education Paradigms | Magical Educator

<b>Ken Robinson views on Creativity</b><p>This is arguably one of the best TED videos that I have ever watched and is a MUST WATCH and share for any avid …

Creativity

Don't Strangle Holy Curiosity

The tech divide between teachers and students

Massey PhD student Kathryn Mac Callum.<p>New research by a Massey University PhD student has found that many educators feel out of their depth when …

Patrick M Larkin

Taking the Learners and Technology Outdoors

Taking the Learners and Technology Outdoors<p>I began my career as an educator as an outdoor educator. Now I teach educational technology. Given both …

Twitter For Learning: 7 Ideas For Using Hashtags In The Classroom

By <b>Anibal Pacheco</b>, TeachThought intern<p><b>Twitter For Learning: 7 Ideas For Using Hashtags In The Classroom</b><p>If you are an Educator looking to use Twitter …

Social Media

Bloom's Taxonomy & The iPad

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Taxonomy

Blogging in the 21st-Century Classroom

It. Is. Awesome.<p>Skill and Enthusiasm<p>First and foremost, student writing is improving by leaps and bounds. When I read their blogs (which, by the way, …

5 Good Places to Learn to Write HTML

This afternoon I received an email in which I was asked how to write a hyperlink without relying on the visual editor in Word, Google Docs, or your …

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

Richard Wells on Twitter: "Most fun thing I've done for a while: add @History_Pics as a new @Flipboard OMG Amazing fun! #edtech #ipad #edtechNZ #History"

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Wearables - DGiT

Which device is the right fit for your wrist? In this article we aim to highlight the pros and cons for the Apple Watch vs Fitbit Blaze.