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A Beautiful Visual on The Impact of Technology on Music Teaching and Learning

October 9, 2015<br>Helpful apps and websites abound for educators of all types - and for music teachers in particular, online resources are indispensable …

Digital badges hit the big time in higher ed

Micro-credential programs target professionals needing a skills boostAuthor: Matt ZalaznickUniversity Business, October 2015More colleges and …

Two Great Chromebook Tools for Creating Animations for Your Class

September 30, 2015<br>Upon your request, here are the two tools we would highly recommend for teachers seeking to create animations and explainer videos …

Rethinking the University Classroom: Ban the podium-style lecture, not the laptop

There has been a lot of recent coverage/chatter about bans on laptops in the lecture halls of Universities and colleges (e.g., see <b>here</b>, <b>here</b> and <b>here</b>). …

3 legitimate reasons why faculty aren't using OER

Issues of definition, copyright, and ease of use are stalling widespread adoption.<p>Faculty across institutions aren’t using Open Educational Resources …

Education Technology

How an App Helps Low-Income Students by Turning College Life Into a Game

Studying in the library, getting help from a tutor, even cheering at a college football game — all of those activities carry a little extra reward …

21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom

<b>21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom</b>by <b>Lynn Usrey</b>Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place …

10 free Google Cardboard apps you need to try out

The Google Cardboard virtual reality headset and app platform has been out for a while now. It was introduced at the Google I/O developer conference in June 2014, but it’s not the most well understood technology out there. Perhaps the best way to understand it is to try it out. Fortunately, Google …

Vibby - Break YouTube Videos Into Segments With Commentary

Vibby is a new service for breaking YouTube videos into segments and inserting comments into those segments. To segment a YouTube video on Vibby …

Meaningful Experiences For Millennials In College Will Maintain Engagement Post Graduation

As the influence of millennials increases, their donations after college to their alma maters will be critical to the institutions’ growth. However, because the increasing costs of higher education, many millennials do not feel like they <i>owe</i> their alma maters any monetary donation after they …

Like Minecraft? Try these 7 engaging world builders, too

Eco, Oort Online, and a host of virtual worlds to keep students busy, and learningWith the popular explosion of Minecraft among middle schoolers and …

After the Cell Phone Ban - NYC Schools Launch #BYOD

0<p>SHARES<p>The New York City Department of Educationlifted the ban on cell phoneslast spring. For some schools the difference was that students could …

Education Technology

8 experiences you should try on Google Cardboard right now

Motivate Millennials In Online Training

The new workforce has arrived; meet the <b>Millennials</b>, who were born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, during technological change and …

Employee Engagement

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Hidden Gems: 20 Awesome Web Tools for Teachers

Most teachers today use technology in the classroom. Many are eager to utilize more tools to enhance their lessons and give their students more …