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Google Classroom: Turn in Group Work with a Google Form - Teacher Tech

Yes, students should be collaborating. G Suite is designed around collaboration so this makes students working together a lot easier. Weirdly, Google …

Education Technology

16 Good Apps to Use with Google Classroom

March 24, 2017<br>Google announced yesterday that Google Classroom is now open for users without G Suite for Education accounts. With this new update …

Education Technology

Infographic - Virtual Reality Surging Into the Classroom

Virtual Reality is being used in classrooms now more than ever. One quarter of the schools are already using VR, and this number is continuing to …

Virtual Reality

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

Tool discovery is often a challenge for teachers interested in finding ways to use technology that will change the way they and their students work. …

Digital Storytelling

Google Classroom Speed Grading

Time<p>A teacher's time is so valuable. Technology is intended to aid in the ability to save time. Google Classroom is a tool that can do just that. You …

Education Technology

Location tracking + machine learning = modern parenting

Let's be honest: Kids can be a little <i>too</i> easy to lose. Some parents cave and use a safety harness, but who likes to walk their toddlers on a leash? Others buy GPS tracking wearables that clip onto your child's clothing or wrist and send you notifications if they've wandered off. But these gadgets …

Machine Learning

6 key tips for keeping hackers out of your smart home

If forecasts and research firms have it right, pretty much everything in your home might soon be connected to the internet, from your fridge to your …

DNA

Google Hangouts API gets hung out to dry

Draw with your face? Conference call ping pong? Not any more. Google today quietly revealed that it will shut down the Hangouts API, preventing new apps from being built and shutting off existing apps on April 25th. There was no blog post about this, just an updated FAQ and email notification to …

Messaging
Home Depot

7 Habits of Highly Hackable Employees

Workers who commit these high-risk behaviors probably don't realize they're jeopardizing the company's security.<p>Old habits die hard. And as a consequence, trusted employees are putting organizations at risk every day by performing seemingly innocent acts on their computers.<p>A recent Intermedia …

Leadership

5 Educational Concepts We Need To Eliminate In 2017

As we come to the end of another year, it is time once again to think about the changes we will make in the next 12 months. The world of education is …

Education
Apple

8 Ways To Create Traditions Your Kids Will Cherish

How to create family Christmas memories that will last a lifetime.<p>Creating your own Christmas traditions is one of the joys of having your own family. Shared memories bind you together and when you can say “this is what we always do in our family” it gives your children a strong sense of …

Christmas

The Bird Dog Is an Abdominal Exercise that Reduces Lower Back Pain

Bird dogs are not like crunches: They’re not agonizing to do and you might wonder if you’re working out at all. But you are. You work on those little …

Back Pain

6 ways to bring your Wi-Fi signal into 2017

As far as technology has come, we still don’t live in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access — there are internet black spots where streaming fears to tread.<p>All of us know a house’s weak or dead Wi-Fi spots, and it’s frustrating when these are where you need a strong Wi-Fi signal most. So …

Wi-Fi

New & Improved Voice Typing Commands in Google Docs

You might have known that you can use your voice to type in Google Docs, but there are some new and improved features. You can now specify text …

Literatu

learning with learning analytics and insights<p>Literatu connects K-12 learning with assessment, insights and analytics<p>Literatu makes it simple and …

Analytics

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Google Wifi router gets put to the test, comes out on top against competitors

Google’s goal for Google Wifi is to make creating a strong mesh wireless network through an entire home easy and relatively affordable. We already know the setup process is a breeze, but we’ve yet to see exactly how strong Google’s product is. Now, Google is putting it to the test.<p>The best gifts …

Wi-Fi

What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Making Fractions Stick

Fractions are a notoriously tricky part of elementary math education for many children. Too often teachers struggle to ensure students are grasping …

The Brain

Use The Simplest Tools

Google Docs are stupidly simple. That’s what makes them so smart.<p>Over the past two weeks, as Americans grappled with the reality of a new president whose platform would rescind the rights of many Americans, maybe you saw one of these widely circulated Google Docs. One listed legal advice and links …

Google Docs

AirSelfie Mini Camera Drone (video)

Smartphone photographers that would like to capture images from a different perspective may be interested in a new miniature camera drone which has …

Photography
Social Media Marketing

60-second relationship boosts for everyone in your life

It's not a secret, it's science: good relationships are a major source of happiness in our lives.<p>As healthy adults, we have relationships with friends, parents, spouses, partners, children and ourselves, to name a few. But like anything important, all of them sometimes require work and tune-ups.<p>If …

Technology 101 Skills for Teachers

For the past three years I have been involved with Oklahoma A Plus Schools (@okaplus) as a teacher in their workshops and now as a “fellow” providing …

Education Technology

A leading expert on procrastination offers his advice for never procrastinating again

If Tim Pychyl has dedicated his academic career to one principle, it's that procrastination goes way deeper than time management.<p>In fact, he thinks of it more as a coping mechanism than anything else.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University. He's spent more than two …

Meet the Latest Scary Form of Social Media Fraud

It's called "Angler Phishing" and, yes, the name is from the scary deep-sea fish in the movie <i>Finding Nemo</i>. It refers to a clever new scam in which …

Those canny Finns!

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhy is Finnish education so good? Talk about international education and within 5 seconds Finland will have politely elbowed …

Education (UK)