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Favorite Portals for Pedagogical Planning (and a new curation tool)

In prepping for my on-campus course this semester I felt the need to freshen up my face-to-face discussion strategies. Digging around, I discovered …

Five Ways to Build Lifelong Readers

<b>Guest post by Maddie Witter <br>The new Common Core State Standards list skills to prepare American young people on the path toward the college and</b> …

2015 Rainbow Book List

The Rainbow Book List Committee proudly announces the 2015 Rainbow Book List. The Rainbow Book List is a bibliography of books with significant gay, …

9-dollar computer tops two million on Kickstarter

CHIP easily fits in your palm and packs a 1GHz processor, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB of storage with Linux loaded and ready to roll. It has built in WiFi, …

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, …

Some Very Good Tutorials to Help Students Develop Online Search Skills

April 24, 2015<br>The key to unlocking the educational potential of the virtual world is through knowing how to effectively search it with the minimum …

17 Cartoon Videos Explaining the Internet and Internet Safety to Kids

<b>17 Cartoon Videos Explaining the Internet and Internet Safety to Kids</b><p>HT: Richard Byrne at Free Technology for Teachers blog.<p>Planet Nutshell produces …

All About Libraries and Librarians - Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Twitter: @inkyelbows)

<b>LIBRARY LOVE, LIBRARIES AND LIBRARIANS</b><p><i>Updated: April 4, 2017</i><p>This is part of the super-fantabulous Bonus Page for <b>WHERE ARE MY BOOKS?</b>, Debbie's first …

Finding copyright-friendly photos for the Google Images generation

Searching and citing usable images is easy once students learn the basics<p>Teaching students to respect the intellectual property of others is …

“It’s vital your Makerspace reflects the culture of your school.”

<b>“It’s vital your Makerspace reflects the culture of your school.”</b><p>by <b>Britten Follett</b><p>“What is the most unique item your students have created in their …

School kids weak at filtering data to produce own conclusions: study

The nation’s primary and junior high school students lack the skills to sift through and link information from multiple sources to solve problems, …

Teaching

Writing Our Way Into Inquiry and Presearch

As we continue our efforts to think about writing literacies as a focal point of our inquiry work in a high school library, my colleague Jennifer …

Finland's Latest Educational Move Will Produce a Generation of Entrepreneurs

Last Friday marked the fifth anniversary of the iPad, a device heralded for triggering the broad adoption of tablet computers and for further …

Education Technology

7 inspiring children's books to motivate your young activist

It's never too early to try to change the world.<p>Teaching your kids at an impressionable young age about the most important issues of our time can …

Malala Yousafzai

There’s a Big Hole in How Teachers Build Skills, and Pinterest Is Helping Fill It

For most of us, Pinterest brings to mind crafts we’ll never make, places we’ll never visit, and wedding dresses we’ll never buy. But when teachers …

When Teachers Cheat

Rampant conspiracies to alter kids' scores, including the one that resulted in the recent conviction of 11 Atlanta educators, attest to the dangers of high-stakes testing.<p>The social scientist Donald T. Campbell offered an insightful analysis of American education in his 1976 paper, "Assessing the …

Education

Can a Child’s Creativity and Persistence be Assessed by a Game?

Screenshot from Physics Playground, a game where middle school students draw agents of motion that will cause the green ball to hit the red balloon. …

Heavier Homework Load Linked to Lower Math, Science Performance, Study Says

By onMarch 26, 2015 5:00 PM<p>The optimal amount of homework for 13-year-old students is about an hour a day, a study published earlier this month in …

Program Computers, Not Kids @coolcatteacher