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The best coding courses for getting started

To quote the late, great Steve Jobs: “Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.” Here’s our …

Programming

The Hulk: 10 Times He Was Marvel’s Greatest Villain (And 10 Times He Was Its Greatest Hero)

How do we define a hero? A hero is someone who uses their power selflessly to help others. They have no intention of self affirmation, only making …

Comics

Why Common Core Standards Alone Won't Boost Test Scores

Higher academic standards like those in the Common Core were supposed to improve student performance, but new data shows that hasn’t happened. Teachers need more specific guidance than standards provide, and they need to build knowledge beginning in the early grades that standards don’t reach.<p>For …

Education

CK-12 and Google Classroom - great resources that are better together

Assign CK-12 Content Direct to Google Classroom Did you know you can assign content from CK-12 directly to Google Classroom ? CK-12 has some amazing …

Education Technology

10 End Of Year Blogging Activities

The end of the school year is fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere. Why not culminate all the wonderful learning that’s been happening in your …

Education Technology

Why we banned maths worksheets

We don't use maths worksheets in our school. Ever. This might shock some people to hear, especially in a climate where teachers have to perform a …

Teaching

Fun End-of-Year Review Activities

The 2017-18 school year is winding down for many of us and that means lots of end-of-year review and reflection activities will be taking place. It’s …

Education Technology

Response: We Could Live Without These Education Buzz Words

<b>(This is the first post in a two-part series)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>What education "buzz words" are most over-used?</i><p>Buzz words.<p>Every …

Pedagogy

How Can Teachers Reduce The Day-To

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>How can teachers reduce the day-to-day marking burden?<p>One of the most useful strategies I’ve been championing for the past 3 …

Pedagogy

You're wearing that? Ugliest MLB uniforms in history

Arizona Diamondbacks have a short and questionable history with sartorial selection, especially their most recent coal-mining gray road uniforms. Almost makes you long for the expansion days sleeveless jerseys and purple pinstripes. Jayne Kamin-Oncea, USA TODAY Sports<p>Respect the rainbow? The …

Baseball

This 3D-printed bicycle is stronger than titanium

The Arevo bicycle looks and feels like a high-end commuter bike, but it was made using 3D-printing technology and software. It's being hailed as the …

Replicas

Telling another teacher how to teach? It's a sin, says leading academic

It is a sin to observe other teachers’ lessons simply to tell them how to teach, according to one of education’s most influential …

Pedagogy

10 skills employers will want the most in 2020

• <b>The World Economic Forum released its The Future of Jobs report, which predicts how technology will transform the workplace.</b>• <b><br>As technology advances, jobs will change and different skills will be required.</b>• <b><br>Negotiation skills, emotional intelligence, and people management will be incredibly important</b> …

World Economic Forum

'Soft skills should not be a priority in education'

Education is full of buzzwords, jargon and initiatives. It is a profession like no other with the endless desire for the next, new, shiny thing that …

Education

20 Questions To Reflect On Your Teaching This Year So Next Year Is Better

20 Questions To Reflect On Your Teaching This Year So Next Year Is Better by Terry Heick I don’t know how your school year is going and/or ‘went’ …

Teaching

What Does It Mean to Be a Successful Teacher? A Conversation With John Hattie

11:45<p>Teaching is about engaging students in a passion for learning and working collaboratively with colleagues, explains John Hattie in a discussion …

Pedagogy

The Way We Learn Is About to Change Completely

Big changes are on the horizon.<p><i>What will education and learning look like ten years from now? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Silagadze, Co-Founder and CEO at Top Hat, on Quora:</b><p>…

Education Technology

Tic Tack Toe in the Blended Classroom

The other day I was conducting some learning walks with the administrative team at Wells Elementary School in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent …

Pedagogy

I had no idea this hidden iPhone trick existed, and now it’s one of my favorites

A few months ago I told you about a nifty little iOS trick that may very well keep some iPhone and iPad users from losing their minds. How annoying …

Apps

Inside the Caddyshack Scene That Squashed the Bill Murray-Chevy Chase Beef

<i>Excerpted from</i> Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story<i>, by Chris Nashawaty. Published by Flatiron Books. Copyright (C) 2018 by Chris</i> …

Swimming Pools

60 Things You'll Only Understand If You Are A Xennial

Again, please don’t click on this post unless you lived through the ’80s.

Universal Pictures

14 'facts' you learned in school that have since been proven wrong

When you're trying to teach dozens of students the finer points of history and science, sometimes it's just easier to provide a simpler narrative.<p>But as James Loewen chronicles in his classic book "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong," teaching simplistic …

What Canceled TV Shows Most Deserve a Better Ending? — IndieWire Critics Survey

Sometimes cancellations happen to good TV. These shows are the most deserving of an extension or a revival.<p><i>Every week, IndieWire asks a select</i> …

What is 5G?

The future is fast<p>The 2017 Mobile World Congress trade show kicks off next week, and in addition to the plethora of new smartphones, 5G network news is expected to show up in a big way. But what exactly is 5G? Is that the same as gigabit networks? LTE Advanced? Is the whole thing just a marketing …

Telecoms

11 Forgotten Apple Products

Since Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, the computer company has released hit after hit with the iMac, iPod, iPhone, and iPad. However, over …

Status Updates on All the Major Movies and TV Shows Stuck in Hollywood Limbo

Here at io9, we report on a lot of projects when they’re first announced. Oftem, however, there’s a long stretch between the initial news and the …

Exploring The References, Callbacks, And Homages To The ‘Star Wars’ Universe In ‘Rogue One’

After last year’s <i>The Force Awakens</i> continued the ongoing story of the Skywalker family and their role shaping a far away galaxy, this year’s entry, <i>Rogue One,</i> is the first of many standalone films planned for the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise since Disney’s purchased it back in 2012. (Read our takes here and …

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6 of the Best Music Documentaries on Netflix

Bob Marley | Express Newspapers/Getty Images<p>Netflix has been adding tons of documentaries to its collection in recent months and with so many options …

10 Inventors Who Came to Regret Their Creations

<b>by Kenny Hemphill</b><p>Just because someone's invented something, it doesn't mean that they're happy with the end result.<p>1. J. Robert Oppenheimer/ Albert …

Albert Einstein