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Yale's Insanely Popular Happiness Course Is Now Open to Everyone Online

Yale University's happiest course is giving people yet another reason to smile. After breaking registration records, "Psychology and the Good Life" …

Jurassic Park

Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

Even if you think you know it all, you don't.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this …

Hurricane Harvey

New eCourse—Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical Guide

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new facilitated eCourse, Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A …

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar …

Education Technology

Results Just Unveiled Of Big New Growth Mindset Study Co-Authored By A Ton Of Well-Known SEL Researchers

Thanks to Benjamin Riley, this morning I learned about the results of a big new growth mindset study that was released yesterday, Where and For Whom …

Relationships Matter More Than Rules

But after sharing rules and expectations, how about transitioning into sharing a few slides and artifacts that tell students about you? There’s …

5 Important Google Drive Collaborative Features Teachers Should Know about

Google Drive is in a continuous flux in terms of the functionalities and built-in features it offers to its users. A great deal of these features are …

Education Technology

Don’t ask which ed tech products work, ask why they work

A new research project aims to figure out why particular ed tech initiatives succeed or fail. Students in a Chicago charter school work on tablets …

Scaffolding Questions to Develop Deeper Understanding

Over the past couple of months, I have been working with a variety of schools and districts in the role of a coach. Most of this work is focused on …

5 Types of Instructional Adaptations for Your Inclusive Classroom | Inclusion Lab

In past posts, we’ve talked about <b>universal design for learning (UDL)</b> as a highly effective framework for teaching <i>all</i> students. As author Whitney Rapp …

To Improve Outcomes, We Need to Take a Critical Lens to Instructional Design

No one can deny the fact that we are seeing some pretty exciting changes to teaching, learning, and leadership. Advances in research, brain science, …

How Do You Teach to the Standards When Doing Project-Based Learning?

It’s easy to remember the highlight reels of the project-based approach I used when I taught eighth grade. I think about the moment we finished our …

Classroom design should follow evidence, not architectural fads

The past decade has seen a boom in the construction of trendy buildings with visually appealing interiors in schools and universities. Proponents …

New York City

February 2018: Finding and citing online images

I am passionate about students using online tools and standalone apps to create. I truly believe creation allows students to showcase how they have …

Education Technology

A Free Teleprompter

Thanks to Beth Holland this weekend I learned about a free teleprompter service called CuePrompter. CuePrompter displays your written script in a …

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

The Seven Biggest Lies that Keep Teachers from Implementing Project-Based Learning

We know that kids learn at a deeper level when they do meaningful projects. We’ve seen how it increases engagement and creates memorable experiences. …

The Favorite Literary Work of Every Country Visualized on a World Map

Begun by user "BackForward24" and crowdsourced through Reddit, this map of the world illustrates the most beloved/popular book of each country by …

Literature

Back on the Road! The 2018 K-12 Education Technology Conference Calendar

For lifelong learners and writers, the travel bug bites hard. Few experiences are as invigorating as learning new things, meeting old friends and …

Education Technology

26 Research-Based Tips You Can Use in the Classroom Tomorrow

2. The University of Virginia randomly selected one group of high school science students to write summaries of what they had learned in their class. …

8 Ways to Supercharge Google Docs with Drawings

<b>On the 8th day of Tech-Mas my true love gave to me… 8 Docs Drawings.</b><p><b>Note</b>: This post is part of my "<b>12 Days of Tech-Mas</b>" series for 2017. You can see …

What Happens When a Musician Plays Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Pride and Joy” on a $25 Kids’ Guitar at Walmart

There's a maxim that says, "It's not the guitar, it's the player." And the video above bears it out.<p>In this clip, musician Clay Shelburn and his pal …

Watch the history of humanity unfold on this fascinating map

This video is an awesome teaching tool, but it's thought-provoking for us all.<p>What an undertaking it must have been to map the progress of humanity …

Everything We Know About Physics in One Neat Infographic

If you've ever wondered which part of physics covers which part of space, fret no more. Here is an awesome map that lays it all out.<br>Read More

Physics

How to Force a Docs Copy WITH Pre-Loaded Comments to Help your Students

We are always looking for new and improved ways to provide additional assistance to our students when they are doing digital work. Recently Google …

Education Technology

How to Control Your Audiences' Reaction to You--According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

There is a trait that neuroscientist and TED India speaker Vilayanur Ramachandran believes is fundamental to what made human civilization possible by enabling us to learn the complex social behaviors needed to produce civilization, itself.<p>Powerful stuff. These relatively recently discovered neurons …

Neuroscience

Deep Learning is Eating Software

When I had a drink with Andrej Karpathy a couple of weeks ago, we got to talking about where we thought machine learning was going over the next few …

The Top Destinations for Free Stock Photos

High-quality photography is a key element for virtually every website. Anything from a small brochure site all the way to a content-heavy news site …

Web Design