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E-Waste 3D Printer Created For Less Than $100 Using Old PC Parts

Fancy building your own low-budget 3D printer for less than $100? If you do then you might be interested in this innovative and unique E-Waste 3D …

The 21 Best Android Apps You Should Download Right Now

Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.<p>Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.

Six GUI firewall tools for Linux

<b>GUI firewall tools in Linux</b><p>The command line is a powerful tool for any Linux user, but there are times when a GUI can also be quite useful, …

Wickr's Self-Destructing Messages are Now on Your Desktop

The Wickr mobile apps for iOS and Android are known for incredibly secure messaging that feature a self-destruct option for text, images and videos. Now those messages are available on your desktop.<p>The new Wickr app for Windows, Linux and OS X, is available today with the same security features …

Over 20 Good Apps to Use in BYOD Classroom

December 5, 2014 <br>BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is not only about students bringing their own devices to class and using them for educational purposes. …

What Technology Will Revolutionize Education?

In this video, Derek Muller (@veritasium and Veritasium on youtube) makes a video about revolutions in education. I think he's right. In the past, we …

The Science And The Benefits of Gamification In eLearning

<b>Gamification In eLearning: Science and Benefits</b><p>Gamification in eLearning has become increasingly popular since it offers a wide range of advantages …

Google shares its list of best apps of 2014

With American Thanskgiving under our belts, somewhat literally, many of us have turned thoughts to the next big event. If you were thinking Christmas, this article is for you, but if you were thinking about ‘best of’ lists for 2014, you’re thinking what Google is thinking.<p>The Google Play Store now …

Apps

Holiday Discounts on WordPress Learning, Themes, Hosting & Plugins

It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in the US which means retail craziness. Some of your favorite WordPress theme, plugin and hosting providers are …

Web Design

Writing Interactive Stories in the Classroom

• To determine if high-school students could create interactive stories using ScriptEase.<br>• To determine any weaknesses in the Aurora toolset, ScriptEase …

5 Ways to Use Google Reverse Image Search

November 30, 2014<br>Google reverse image search allows you to use your images to search for similar images in the web. This is a great way for students …

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

Hacker Mitnick has a plan to help you stay safe online (Q&A)

Even famed hacker Kevin Mitnick -- labeled a "computer terrorist" by the FBI in the '90s -- worries about getting hacked.<p>But he doesn't want you to. So he's now writing a book called "The Art of Invisibility" that shares his advice on how to stay safe online. It starts, he said, by making sure all …

How to Create a WordPress Child Theme

WordPress themes can be fantastic but there are so many examples of little things we all want to change. A color here, a font size there, perhaps use …

Things 21st Century Teachers Should Be Able to Do

November 29, 2014<br>Today as I was wading through my bookmarks I came across this resource which I have saved awhile ago. This is a chart featuring what …

Download these paid Android apps and games at dirt-cheap Black Friday prices right now

In addition to offering Android fans discounts on various devices that are currently available for purchase in the Google Play Store, Google has also …

How To Sync Any Files To Your Smartphone Or Tablet Without The Cloud

Advertisement<p>Sync any folder on your computer directly to your Android device — not a cloud you need to download from later. BitTorrent Sync‘s mobile …

OMNIA - Multipurpose, Creative WordPress Theme

<b>OMNIA</b> is a stunning and professional BIG Agency wordpress theme perfect showcasing your creative work. Perfect for creatives, freelancers, web …

Some Good Ideas and Activities to Teach Coding in Class Using Hopscotch

November, 2014<p>Here is another great free guide from Apple specifically designed for teachers and educators. Hopscotch Lesson Ideas is a free guide …

8 tools to help you manage projects at work and at home

Post-its. Whiteboards. Hand-written to-do lists.<p>Keeping projects organized, whether at home or in the office, used to require a whole lot of ink. In …

Tablets – Do they really improve student learning – Part 2 - Using Technology in Education

I have spent the better part of the weekend reading up on the site, articles, document and blogs recommended to me by @danjjroberts and …

39 Blogging Tools to Help You Work Faster, Write Better, and Land More Readers

When you’re finding amazing content to share on social media—the kind of thing that grabs attention and gets people to click, share, and comment—one …

10 Creative Ways to Use Your iPad in the Classroom

If you’ve had an iPad (or several) in your classroom for any extended period of time, you’re probably familiar with the many practical ways this …

Education Technology

Using a password manager on Android? It may be wide open to sniffing attacks

Proof-of-concept exploit against LastPass could easily be extended to other apps.<p>In early 2013, researchers exposed some unsettling risks stemming …

Oops AppLock – Indie app of the day

What is Oops AppLock?<p>Oops AppLock is a security application that allows you to lock applications and unlock them using a pattern code using your volume keys. It’s useful for those who may want to keep the kids or other people out of personal apps and adds a layer of security to your apps. It’s …

Apps

6 Trends Improving K-12 Learning Experiences

In this age of technology and innovation, the K-12 classroom is continually evolving in order to adapt to the times. It's important that teachers keep up-to-date with the latest helpful technology for their students and that parents understand the ramifications of that technology, too.<p>Here are six …