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If You Want to Glimpse the Power of AI, Play These Games

Google made one thing abundantly clear at this week's big I/O developer conference: It is an AI-first company now. The brass spent hours explaining …

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5 Exercises To Help You See

Guest Post by Lauri Novak.<p>We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The …

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

<i>The easy tool educators are using every day</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Google Classroom allows …

Classroom observations may hurt teachers more than they help, study says

Teachers might be at a disadvantage during classroom observation of their instructional practice, which is one of the most widely-used tools for …

9 Books Subversive Teachers Must Read

If you are a responsible subversive teacher like me, you know well how hard it is to swim against the torrential current of institutional school …

Top 10 questions teachers are asked at job interviews

Which is more important, teaching or learning? If you saw a fellow teacher out buying fruit in the market with a sixth-form student, what would you do? How might the current political climate affect your teaching?<p>When we asked readers what questions they'd been asked at job interviews, the …

10 tips on how to make slides that communicate your idea, from TED’s in-house expert

When your slides rock, your whole presentation pops to life. At TED2014, David Epstein created a clean, informative slide deck to support his talk on …

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The educational strategy that’s turning students into unimaginative robots

Science and math dominate the contemporary educational landscape in the United States. Almost everyone agrees that the country needs to shape workers with the skills to combat global problems like climate change, cancer and ailing infrastructures. There’s just one problem: a single-minded emphasis …

Education

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

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Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners

Ready to level up your working knowledge of math? Here’s what to read now — and next.<p>Math 101, with Jennifer Ouellette<p><b>First, start with these 5 books…</b><p>…

Epic Effective Classroom Decoration and Design Resources

<i>40+ ideas to improve learning with awesome classroom design</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterA …

Historical Inquiry: 20+ Creative Ways History Teachers Can use Primary Sources

<i>Every Classroom Matters Episode 201</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter<br>Historical inquiry helps make …

How To Weave Growth Mindset Into School Culture

Adilene Rodriguez admits she has always struggled with academics. Especially in middle school she hated getting up early, found her classes boring …

Google Launches Free Course On Deep Learning

An anonymous reader writes: <i>In November, Google open sourced TensorFlow, its machine learning platform. Now, the company is following up by teaching</i> …

5 Reasons/Ways To Use Googledocs With Students With Autism

By Google INC (Traced from File:Logo 2013 Google.png) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons<br>I have been a teacher for almost 20 years and I have …

Insanity In Education: Making The Same Mistakes

<b>Insanity In Education: 52 Mistakes We Make Over And Over Again</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The context for this one is simple enough–what mistakes do we constantly …

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now

As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning? Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a …

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How I Motivated My Autistic Students to Publish 63 Books

<i>Every Classroom Matters #184</i> <br>Can self-publishing change everything? For some autistic kids, it did. Parents started showing up at IEP meetings. …

10 things we learned from Apple’s 60 Minutes episode

<i>60 Minutes</i> host Charlie Rose took a deep dive into all things Apple in an episode that aired Sunday.<p>Featuring interviews with Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Phil Schiller, Angela Ahrendts and others, the show explored everything from the iPhone’s inner workings and Apple’s manufacturing in China to Cook …

The 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Must Read Before You Die, According to Amazon

Assembling the list of the most essential science fiction and fantasy books is a huge undertaking, but Amazon has tackled it. And their list is not …

Accountability for Mr. Gates: The Billionaire Philanthropist Evaluation

Bill Gates, who is more responsible than anyone for the absurd evaluations by which teachers are now being held accountable, had the gall to write …

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100 Videos and Counting: Lessons From a Flipped Classroom

And then there's the issue of coverage. Looking back, my first attempts at video creation misfired. Lessons stretched up to ten minutes. My visuals …

MATH FREEBIE ALERT: Awesome Foldables and Downloads from Sarah Hagan [Link]

MATH FREEBIE ALERT: Awesome Foldables and Downloads from Sarah HaganMath = Love Blog Sarah Hagan is one busy math teacher from Oklahoma. Her site …