Susan Orozco

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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, …

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 Headlines, Live News Updates

Catch all the action of the first day of the third Test between England and India through our live blog.<p>Virat Kohli was frustrated to be dismissed …

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 …

Education Technology

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 …

8 Apps to turn your iPad into an Interactive Whiteboard

While I am a big fan of the Interactive Whiteboard, they can often to lead to situations where the teacher is firmly stuck at the front of the class …

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 …

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

Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find your next layover more bearable with these apps at your fingertips.<p>Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few …

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 …

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

Fitness

5 Ways to Lose Weight Every Day

These are totally doable for anyone!<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Lorna Jane Clarkson, founder of the Australian activewear line Lorna Jane, has a confession: While she may seem like she lives the perfect healthy lifestyle, she struggles …

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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> …

Budget 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 …

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 …

25 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

Learn the common culprits standing in between you and your weight-loss goals.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurpsoed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Even if you've kicked off a fitness routine and you're choosing healthier food, you may not be seeing the weight come off the way …

Weight Loss

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 …

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 …

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 …

Education Technology

Motivation Alone Is Insufficient: 8 Strategies To Stay A Bold New Course In 2015

“I don’t do resolutions,” my friend Sandy told me. “I never keep them so what’s the point?” It’s not an uncommon attitude. Nor is it an unreasonable one when you look at the stats: 80% of people break their resolutions by the end of January. While sometimes people make foolish resolutions, the real …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

Workouts