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Two Ways to Visually Show Classroom Noise

Bouncy Balls is a free online noise meter that shows students the volume of the noise in your classroom. Bouncy Balls does this by displaying a set …

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

Video on Demand

How To Not Suck at Teaching Math - IgnitED

Math teachers are a special group of people. They quantify, analyze, and look for patterns in everything that they do. The only other group of …

Über die blöden Deutschen

Die Redaktion hat mir die Aufgabe gestellt, einem Flüchtling Deutschland zu erklären, dafür stehen mir 1.640 Zeichen zur Verfügung. Ich halte diese …

Fraction Lesson Plans

• A Model Project - This activity is a concrete way to introduce students to equivalent forms of fractions and decimals. The student constructs models …

Opinion: Teaching the relevance and beauty of mathematics

There is no dispute that, to quote a recent headline, “our math teaching needs fixing” (Montreal Gazette, May 27). However, the solutions advanced — …

Alzheimer: Warum das Musikgedächtnis bleibt: Hirnareal für das Langzeit-Musikgedächtnis erweist sich als überraschend immun gegen den Abbau

Sie haben längst vergessen, wer sie sind, aber die Lieder ihrer Kindheit können sie noch mitsingen: Alzheimer-Patienten verlieren im Laufe der …

Gesundheit

Discovery-based math defended by UBC professor

A UBC professor is defending the discovery-based approach to teaching math after a report blamed the method for a decade-long decline in …

A math question has been stumping thousands of British students

LONDON — It's a math question that has provoked outrage, confused people on Twitter and even prompted thousands of students to sign a petition asking …

Puzzles and Starters

I love maths puzzles, I like solving them and I like setting them in lessons. I have written many posts about how I’ve solved them, so I thought I …

GCSE

A Path to Creating Inquiry Activities

The derivative of a function at a point is the limit of the average rates of change of f as the distance of the x-values gets closer to zero. …

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 …

Schimpansen haben das Zeug zum Kochen

Schimpansen lieben Gekochtes - und nutzen gezielt eine Art Herd, um es zu bekommen. Versuche zeigen, dass wahrscheinlich auch der Mensch früh das …

Rezepte

This New York Times Article Is The Future Of Math Textbooks

I raved for a minute on Twitter last week about this New York Times article. You should read it (play it? experience it?) and then come back so I can …

Do mobile devices in the classroom really improve learning outcomes?

Mobile devices as teaching tools are becoming a more and more common part of the American education experience in classrooms, from preschool through …

Stanford Study Shows Dramatic Math Improvement From Playing Video Games Just 10 Minutes Per Day

Third graders played for just 10 minutes per day, 3 days a week, for four weeks. The comparison group’s class received the same materials and the same instruction, but didn’t play the game. The result of playing was a staggering 20.5% improvement after just two hours of self-guided play.<p>Of course, …

Apps

12 Mobile Learning Trends to Watch Out For in 2015

• Flash to HTML5<br>• Device agnostic design approach<br>• Mobile app analytics<br>• Multi-screen usage<br>• Responsive web development for multi device consistency<br>• Bite sized …

5 New Math Websites for Teachers

May 22, 2015<br>Today we have curated for you this list featuring some new math websites. These are recommendations we have received in the mail in the …

Duolingo For Schools Opened Today – Here’s How It Works

As I posted earlier this week (see Duolingo Takes Next Step To Conquer Language Learning World & Lets Teachers Create Virtual Classrooms), the …

Beyond the Worksheet: Playsheets, GBL, and Gamification - Teacher Tech

<i>This article was originally published on Edutopia on June 4th, 2014</i><p>Game-based learning (GBL) and gamification are hot topics in education. These …

Sight Words - Create Vocabulary Games and Flashcards

Sight Words is a service that provides vocabulary flashcards and games designed for K-3 students. On the site you can find pre-made flashcards and …

Where Edtech Can Help: 10 Most Powerful Uses of Technology for Learning

Regardless of whether you think every infant needs an iPad, I think we can all agree that technology has changed education for the better. Today’s …

Education Technology

Geogebra- An Excellent Platform for Math and Science Teachers

March, 2015<br>Geogebra is an excellent platform that provides a wide range of materials and resources on everything related to mathematics and …

Everything you never knew about using Google in the classroom

After introducing Google spoken searches, science teacher JR Ginex-Orinion cataloged a series of shortcuts and workarounds that he called Google tips …

60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom<p>I have been asked by math teachers how they can use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is great for any …

Education Technology

30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom

Do you use Twitter in your classroom as part of your lesson plans? If not, don’t worry—you’re not alone. Although 80% of K-12 teachers do have social …

Social Media