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E2 | Education Exchange 2018: The future of the world is in our classrooms today

When 400 of the world’s most innovative educators gather together in one place, amazing things happen.<p>Last week, Microsoft held the fourth annual E2 …

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

How an Indianapolis teacher is making fourth grade more like a video game

The tension was rising in Amanda Moore’s class. Fourth graders were facing off against a dragon-like Sea Raptal, and it was a close fight. Victory …

Top 20 Tech Tips for Teachers

Pinterest<p>My Top 20 Tech Tips for Teachers!<p>As a digital learning coach and consultant with more than ten years working in instructional technology, I …

Education Technology

Children benefit when taught social and emotional skills – but some methods are better than others

It is understood that childrens’ emotions in school are connected to their learning and academic achievement. The evolution of concepts such as …

25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently

This video claiming ink cartridges are a scam is going massively viral

It's a well known fact that printers are probably the most annoying piece of technology in the world.<p>No one likes them. They're confusing, they go …

How to become the type of manager people *actually* like working for, according to boss babes of wellness

If you have a pulse and a career history, chances are you’ve encountered bosses that are good and, <i>ahem</i>, not so good. Experience with the latter can …

17 Little-Known Tips, Tricks and Hacks for Using Google in the Classroom

Here’s a slightly Orwellian way to check whether your students may have plagiarized part of their essays: the Chrome extension Draftback, which plays …

Google

'Ed tech opens up amazing opportunities – but it will never replace a great teacher'

If a teacher from the Victorian age, with their academic gown and mortarboard, were able to step into the classroom of 2018, they would find some …

Google joins forces with band OK Go to create classroom activities

Rock band OK Go is known for their complex, nerdy music videos. They danced in microgravity inside a parabolic plane in one, set a Rube Goldberg machine in motion in another and used the sounds they could create inside a car in yet another one. Since teachers love to use their videos as a teaching …

This Is So Cool! OK Go Teams Up With Google & Creates Classroom Materials For Their Videos

I’ve previously posted some of the group OK Go’s music videos, and was pleased to read today that they had teamed-up with Google to create the OK Go …

Minecraft:Education Edition Webinar

Last month I recorded a 35minute webinar about Minecraft:Education Edition with my colleagues Anne Taylor (Teacher Engagement Manager) and Crispin …

Google’s Digital Garage inspires students to become entrepreneurs - and how it can help you

The Google Digital Garage is a free training programme comprising digital skills training and personal mentoring sessions to anyone interested in …

This Week In Web 2.0

In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I post a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” …

How parents can teach their children to be multilingual without spending a fortune

opinion<p><b>What’s the best way for parents to motivate their children to learn a new lingo from an early age?</b><p>As the mother of a baby girl, I have been …

Shape is an app to help you learn how to invest the ethical way

Recently launched out of beta, U.K. startup Shape wants to create a more educational trading experience for a new generation of traders, including those who might be concerned with the ethical standards of the sectors or companies they back.<p>The Shape iOS app assumes no or very little prior trading …

Leap.ai looks to instantly match job-seekers with employers with just a few questions

Searching for a new job can be a daunting process — especially if you aren’t sure what you’re great at — and even finding the right companies and what jobs are out there is probably enough to make you freeze for a second.<p>Leap.ai, an intelligent recruiting platform, is looking to make life a little …

ELSA raises $3.2M for its A.I.-powered English pronunciation assistant

ELSA, an app whose name stands for “English Language Speech Assistant” (and not the popular Disney character!), has raised $3.2 million for its A.I.-assisted language learning platform that teaches people how to speak English. Unlike other courses that focus mainly on teaching grammar and …

3D Printed Braille Puzzle Helps the Visually Impaired to Learn Words

Learning to read Braille increases the likelihood of a visually impaired person’s finding employment or pursuing higher education by more than three …

Should We Abolish Walls And Open Up Learning? via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>Should we abolish walls and open up learning?<p>Daring to defy educational norms, Finland are blazing a new trail by removing …

These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

The Goal-Minded Teacher, week 4 | Mooc

The focus of the fourth week of The Goal-Minded Teacher MOOC is Classroom Management! For the first task of Unit 4 participants designed Teacher …

The 10-Minute Teacher Show with Vicki Davis, the Cool Cat Teacher: 5 Ideas to Change Teaching with Digital Tools with Meg Ormiston (e270)

<b>Preview Mode</b> Links will not work in preview mode<p>5 Ideas to Change Teaching with Digital Tools with Meg Ormiston (e270)<p>Produced by Vicki Davis, Cool …

How to Teach Your Baby Sign Language So They Can Communicate at 8 Months

Baby sign language gives children as young as 8 months old the vocabulary they need to communicate want and needs with mom and dad.<p>By<p>Mar 07 2018, …

Innovation In E-learning In The Last 10 Years

E-learning has seen a broad positive shift in the last couple of years. The new E-learning technologies keep on evolving, and a lot of companies are …

20 ways to use Pear Deck to engage students

The standard lecture has plenty of detractors, and rightfully so. Done poorly, it can be an uninspired stream of facts, delivered in sit-and-get …

Reaching Learners With Mobile Learning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on March 7, 2018<p>Mobiles are now the natural access point for information. They are the go-to devices for catching-up on news, checking email, …

You Can “Digitize” Your Student Hand-Outs & Worksheets With “PairPrep”

I blogged about PairPrep a couple of years ago, and it was then sort of a learning game site.<p>They seem to have “pivoted” to become an easy tool for …

The Goal-Minded Teacher, week 3 | Mooc

In the third week of The Goal-Minded Teacher MOOC the focus is Effective Technology Integration! For the first task of Unit 3 participants evaluated …