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Top 4 Presentation Tools for Teachers

ThingLink is an excellent web tool that allows you to create interactive images online. The images you create come alive by adding to them text, …

Education Technology

6 Great iPad Apps to Enhance Students Critical and Strategic Thinking Skills

April 19, 2015<br>In today’s post we have curated for you a collection of some wonderful iPad games to boost students critical thinking skills and …

Picture of the Day: Hiking from Mexico to Canada | Before and After

Photograph by <b>IAN CROMBIE</b> <br>Website | Facebook | Instagram<p>In this amazing before and after photo we see Ian Crombie at the beginning and end of a hiking …

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News, Current News Headlines

₹11,360 crore fraudPNB Scam: Central Vigilance Commissioner to Meet Bank's CEO, CVO Seeking Explanations<p>wedding bells<p>Cricketer-Turned-Politician …

Research: Using Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom

Research<p>An active learning approach produces the same student learning outcomes in both flipped and nonflipped classrooms, according to new research …

Inquiry Learning Ideas for Math and Science With iPads

More than any other academic disciplines, science and math draw their meaning by relating to life in the “real” world outside the classroom. They …

The 7 Attributes of Successful People

January 17, 2015 <i><br>Traits of Successful People</i> is an interesting visual that delves deep into the mindset of those who have embraced success in their …

Success
Education Technology

3 of The Best Video Editing Apps for Teachers

February 17, 2015<br>From all the apps we have been reviewing for the last couple of years, the three titles below stand out from the crowd. These are …

Apps

SAMR success is NOT about Tech

Quick refresh<p>If you aren’t aware of the <b>S.A.M.R. model</b> (devised by Ruben R. Puentedura – @rubenrp) then in simple form it explains the common journey …

App-Smashing for Teachers: The Power of App Cross-Pollination

column |<p>App-Smashing for Teachers: The Power of App Cross-Pollination<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Nov 8, 2014<p>TED-ED Blog<p>There are thousands of …

Skaffl - Distribute, Collect, and Grade Assignments on Your iPad

Skaffl is a free iPad app that is designed to help you distribute, collect, and grade assignments on your iPad. Like similar apps, on Skaffl you can …

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …

Apps

The Importance Of Exposing Children To Technology

We just got hit with a snowstorm here in the Northeastern U.S. a few days ago. My neck of the woods was spared the worst of it, but we got enough snow for the schools and roads to be shut down, so my kids got to spend a couple of days at home with Dad and Mom. I’ve got two young girls, aged 4 and …

Kids

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

<b>Turn Up Your Cardio</b><br>If you're serious about getting rid of fat, you've got to start getting serious about cardio. According to the USDA, you should perform 60-minute sessions five times a week.<p>For even more intense cardio, opt for interval training that alternates between periods of pushing your …

5 Ways to Lose Weight Every Day

<b>Lay Workout Clothes By Your Bed</b><br>It's genius! You'll have your outfit already planned out as soon as you wake up. Lorna makes sure she does this so she can't talk herself out of her morning workout. "I have to do the walk of shame if I get up and I don't exercise," she says.<p><b>Become a Snacker</b><br>Peek …

LIFE With Sophia Loren: Rare and Classic Photos of a Movie Legend

Sophia Loren, Italy, 1961.<br>Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 19<p>Powerful, enduring relationships can sometimes develop …

Loneliness

How Digital Tools Improve Teaching and Learning

Adapted from an article I co-authored, Real-World Ready: Leveraging Digital Tools <br>Digital tools are transforming essential elements of the education …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Air Travel

30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015

<b>30 Trends In Education Technology For The 2015 School Year</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>What’s trending up for 2015 school year in terms of education technology?<p>iPads …

Education Technology

Free online textbooks from top private school

<b>A leading private school, with some of the best results in England, is publishing digital textbooks which are available to download free online.</b><p>The Stephen Perse Foundation in Cambridge is publishing 12 multimedia textbooks for IGCSE biology.<p>They are being made available on Apple's iBooks online …

Education Technology

Why You Can't Lose Weight

<b>1. You overeat healthy food.</b> Nuts, avocados, whole wheat pasta, olive oil, and dark chocolate are all natural and healthy, but they aren't void of calories. You still need to watch how much you eat of the good stuff. For example, avocado offers a ton of health benefits, but an entire fruit is over …

Bringing the Classroom to Life With Green Screen Technology

Innovator<p>As the education technology specialist at Brauser Maimonides Academy in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Hanna Shekhter heads all things tech at the K-8 …

These Four Technologies Are Revolutionizing Classrooms

While a range of 'Ed Tech' has been adopted in classroom settings, the following four technologies are effectively reshaping the way students learn inside and outside the classroom:<p>This technology is available in tools such as Explain Everything and ScreenR. Teachers are using these tools with …

Education Technology

Duolingo for Schools lets teachers easily track students' language learning progress

Duolingo, the popular language learning app hailed by Apple as its App of the Year in 2013, has officially entered the classroom.<p>With the release of …

Language Learning

6 Great iPad Apps Students Can Use to Create Avatars

January 1, 2015<br>By definition, an avatar is a figure or character that you can create and customize the way you want. You can use this character to …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

Exercise 1 Half-kneeling diagonal chops<p>Come down on your right knee (like you're going to propose), holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell with both hands to the outside of your right hip <b>(A)</b>. In one fluid motion, raise the dumbbell across your body and up to the ceiling, just past the outside of your …