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The Influence Of Education On The 3D Printing Industry

John Dogru Contributor<p>John Dogru is CEO of 3D Printer OS.<p>You probably don’t own a 3D printer yet. Like computers in the early 1980s, it’s an intriguing new technology that hasn’t quite found its place in the home.<p>However, schools and universities are proving to be a petri dish of innovation, where …

3D Printing

Student: “My teachers won’t let me take a photo of the Whiteboard…” (Are you serious?)

On the heels of my previous post about why some teachers fail to realise the efficiency gains of technology, Today I had a conversation with a …

Teaching

5 Excellent Note Taking Apps for Your Mac

June 28, 2015<br>Text Edit is definitely an excellent Mac app for quickly capturing thoughts and ideas. It comes integrated with the OS X on your Mac and …

6 Collaborative Social Tools for Student Writing & Collaboration Lessons, Assignments

Collaborative Software With Social Functionality can be a Powerful Asset in the Classroom Teachers who have taken the dive into education technology …

Education Technology

30+ tools for diverse learners

New discoveries about the workings of the learning brain have converged with advancements in educational technology to finally make possible the …

Education Technology

Five Formative Assessment Tools Recommended by Teacher Experts - Market Brief

<i>By Swaroop Raju, co-founder of eduCanon</i><p>You just asked a question to your classroom of 30 students. One student raises her hand and gives the correct …

How to Turn Digital Games Into a Fun Physical Learning Experience at School

In order to take learning to the next level, there’s an experiment in Pittsburgh that brings game designers closer to the educators who want games …

Teaching

Game Changer: 4 Reasons Digital Learning Thwarts Feelings of Failure

Failure seems to be all the rage these days. Fail fast. Fail smart. Fail forward. It's hard not to gag on the plethora of "failure" clichés that headline cultural media today.<p>My 6-year-old daughter is even wrapped up in the topic. One day, reflecting on the fact that she will receive grades for the …

Education Technology

The Need For Digital Literacy

The following post is cross-posted at edu@scholastic.<p>With 1:1 technology initiatives and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs increasingly being …

Education Technology

5 Excellent YouTube Channels for Science Videos

June 4, 2015<br>In response to some requests asking about online science video sources, we have compiled here some of the best YouTube channels we …

Top 10 Best Free Math Resources on the Web

For many students, the words “math” and “fun” don’t seem to have much overlap. Math is often thought of as a dry subject – equations don’t get most …

Mathematics

Create Featured-Rich Online Page Easily with Samepage

Have you ever wanted to create a single online page for sharing of ideas or events, but making a website is just too time consuming and difficult? …

Cell jamming gives science teacher an important legal lesson

A high-school science teacher has received a five-day suspension without pay for using a jammer in his classroom to block students’ cell-phone signals.<p>He can consider himself lucky, however, because he had actually violated federal law.<p>Dean Liptak was fed up with his students’ phone activities …