Scott Kinkoph

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Web apps and the Chrome Web Store

Google Classroom: Keep Materials in the Class Folder - Teacher Tech

Place Class Materials in Class Folder<p>I am co-teaching a class using Google Classroom. We have several planning documents that we are collaborating …

Google Apps for Education

Chrome improvements for a faster and more efficient web

Speed is one of the founding principles of Chrome. As the web evolves and sites take advantage of increasing capabilities, Chrome’s performance—how …

Batteries

Agile Classrooms

Create a Google Account Without Gmail - Teacher Tech

If you have an AOL, yahoo, or other preferred email address you are still able to obtain a Google Account without having to sign up for Gmail.<p>Google …

Google

Rock Your World

<b>0</b>Students<p><b>0</b>Schools<p><b>0</b>Teachers<p><b>0</b>Countries<p><b>Flexible, free of charge and fully-aligned with Common Core Standards, Rock Your World inspires global</b> …

Rights & Freedoms

Gamification: Creating a Level Up for Your Students - Teacher Tech

If you have thought about adding an element of gamification to your classroom, having students level up might be fun to do. How do you do this….. The …

Google Drive

The 4 Stages of Failure

I really enjoy Justin Tarte's twitter feed as there is always a plethora of ideas and thoughts to apply to my practice. This weekend, Justin pushed …

Schadenfreude

Choose the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files you want to access offline

An internet connection isn’t always easy to come by, but that shouldn’t stop your employees from completing their work. That’s why we give Google …

Google Docs

IWonder offers links to Web-based instructional sites for grades 3-9

What's So Risky About Teacher-Driven School Reform?

« How the Rhetoric of Failure Props Up Education Reform | Main<p>| No comments<p>Well, here's some good news for a change. Out in Washington state, at …

Teaching

Reconsidering Rigor in Schools

“There is a momentous, broad-based cultural shift underway that has struck at the roots of every industrialized system of education. The result is a …

Education

These guys created an app that stops college students from using their phones — and it's so successful they dropped out of college

In 2014, Mitch Gardner and Rob Richardson, two students and fraternity brothers at Chico State in Northern California, were hanging out.<p>Richardson, a computer science major, noticed something that was bugging him.<p>While in class, everyone was looking at their phones, texting, and doing whatever, …

Phones

3 Surefire Ways To Jumpstart Your Creativity

These things always get the juices flowing.<p>When it comes to getting the creative juices flowing, here are some of the most common suggestions:<p>Drink a massive cup of coffee.<br>• Listen to music that inspires you.<br>• Watch a "really creative" movie.<br>• Go for a long walk.<br>• Surround yourself with other creative …

Creativity

Here comes the charter school sneak attack: This is how a bipartisan education reform bill turns into a disaster for our kids

The Every Student Succeeds Act had wide support, but its real effect will be determined by its interpretation<p>Everyone talks about the “do-nothing Congress” and how Republican obstruction has neutered the federal government. But recently there was one policy area where warring parties in Congress …

Charter Schools

Why Teachers Participate in Twitter Chats (and What's Coming Next)

Teachers who want to expand their knowledge, share instructional resources, and interact with others who have complementary professional interests are discovering that class is always in session thanks to the hundreds of regularly scheduled Twitter chats that happen each week.<p>Collaborative …

Twitter

Earth - How will the universe end, and could anything survive?

Don't panic, but our planet is doomed. It's just going to take a while. Roughly 6 billion years from now, the Earth will probably be vaporized when …

Universe

Google Save - Your new home for saved images and links

Recently Google has quietly rolled out a new tool that lets you save images and websites to one central collection. How quietly? Well, as far as I …

Google

The Teachers Guild

What Is The Teachers Guild?<p>We believe teachers are the innovators education has been waiting for. In the next three years, we will bring teachers …

Free K-12 educational videos

Directory<p>Language Arts (6065)<p>Mathematics (5166)<p>Science (9936)<p>History (7006)<p>Computers and Technology (1555)<p>Social Studies (2652)<p>The Arts (1393)<p>Visual …

Homeschooling

301 Prompts for Argumentative Writing

Updated, Feb. 29, 2016 | Our Third Annual Student Editorial Contest runs until March 29, 2016.<p>We now have a PDF of these 301 prompts. We also offer a companion piece, “500 Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing.”<p>If anything ever published on The Learning Network could be said to have “gone …

Education

Best Upholstery Fabrics for Cat & Dog Owners

When that luxurious velvet sofa catches your gaze for the first time, it's easy to think, "I can totally do this, Fido will learn that he is not …

Cats

Free Technology for Teachers: Mozilla Releases an Interactive Web Literacy Map

I was recently contacted by the Mozilla Foundation with news about their recently released interactive guide to teaching web literacy. Mozilla's …

Continuum of Motivation: Moving from Extrinsic to Intrinsic

Motivation has a great impact on the learning process. While some people learn more by outside influences, others may achieve more by their personal …

Personalized Learning

10 Chrome Extensions That Make Your Life Easier

The Chrome browser is a blank canvas and Chrome Extensions are the paint that can make it into a work of art. Much like shades of paint, there are …

Google Apps

How to Print Your Google Calendar

Last updated on May 3, 2012 by The Gooru<p>It only takes a few steps to print your Google Calendar. Whether you’re on the go, or you cell phone battery …

Google

Watch This 78-Year-Old Grandma Deadlift 225 Pounds Like It Ain't No Thing

Um, wow.<p>It’s one thing when you notice that the girl on the treadmill next to you is booking it, prompting you to pick up the pace. And it’s another thing entirely when you see a grandma who could seriously whoop you in a weightlifting competition.<p>That’s what a lot of people—men and women—are …

Grandparents

5 (Lesser Known) Books That Will Unleash Your Creativity

These books will equip you to be brilliant when it matters most.<p>It's so easy to get stuck in ruts and fall into habitual patterns with your work. Even the most creative and prolific people struggle with this from time to time. That's when it can be helpful to have a tool to shake up your thinking …

Creativity

Apple launches Safari Technology Preview, a new browser aimed at web developers

Apple today announced it’s expanding its efforts in the area of web development, with the launch of a new version of its Safari web browser, designed specifically for developers. Called Safari Technology Preview, the company says this browser will allow developers to get an early look at upcoming …

WebKit

L .E. A. D. E. R.

<i>"The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things." - Ronald</i> …

Leadership