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Is Higher Education the Next Bubble? I Hope so

It is probably not in my best interest if the higher education system in the United States collapses since I am the co-owner of a company that prepares students for higher education. Yet, I believe a crash is inevitable. Ironically, I also find myself hoping the bubble bursts sooner rather than …

STEM to STEAM: Art Is Key to Building a Strong Economy

We recently had the pleasure of collaborating in Richard Saul Wurman's new improvisational conference WWW, which came to life for the first, and perhaps only, time in September. One of many powerful moments of conversation was when Will.i.am took the stage to talk about the importance of getting …

What teachers need and reformers ignore: time to collaborate

By Valerie Strauss<p>Valerie Strauss<p>Reporter covering education, foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>One of the primary things that teachers value but that school reformers have given short shrift is time to collaborate. Here, Stanford University Professor Linda Darling-Hammond, an expert on teaching and …

Less Lecturing, More Learning

By onApril 10, 2013 2:38 PM<p>Flipped instruction, as I define it, isn't about teachers videotaping lectures for students to watch before class. It's …

Find treasure with Google Maps

Archeological analysis has confirmed that our Google Maps Street View team has indeed found one of history’s long lost relics: a treasure ...

Three Minute Breakfast Burritos

My mornings are pretty busy most days. If I wake up even 5 minutes late my whole morning is thrown off because of rush hour traffic. Then there’s my …

2015 Bammy Awards

New for 2016!<p>Looking for the Bammy Awards? This year we are rebranding the awards. The program will be renamed the BAM Education Awards or BAM-E …

NQT: advice and support for newly qualified teachers

Subscribe to Tes<p>Stay up to date with the latest education ideas, innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques.<p>Tes Community<p>See what …

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‘Pub quiz facts curriculum’ opposed

<b>The revised national curriculum for schools in England is so narrow it will deter young people from learning, according to the National Union of Teachers' conference.</b><p>Delegates attacked it as "Gove's pub quiz curriculum", a reference to the Education Secretary, Michael Gove.<p>The NUT's general …

Microsoft Lync 2013 for Android now available for download

When Microsoft Lync for Android was first released back in 2011, it was still stuck in the 2010 era of user-interface design. As you can imagine, it looks severely outdated now when compared with Microsoft’s other mobile applications. Fortunately, a much needed updated has finally been released by …

Top 10 Hashtags for Flipped Classrooms and Flipped Teaching

Twitter is a great resource for learning about flipped teaching. Everyday, people tweet hundreds of tips, resources, personal stories, pose …

School Coding

Problem Solving & Critical Thinking Skills<p>Coding is not basic MS Office skills. Computational thinking requires more in depth knowledge. It makes the …

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'Apple komt deze zomer met streaming muziekdienst' | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Dat meldt The Verge vrijdag.<p>Volgens de website is er de afgelopen tijd grote voortgang geboekt door Apple in de gesprekken met twee van de grootste …

5 Ideas for the One iPad Classroom - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - blended learning, Online Learning

I am excited to be part of a plan to roll out iPads to all teachers in my school this spring.<p>All classroom teachers in our schools will be getting an …

People have been buzzing about a Facebook phone for a while now. Here's why the idea doesn't make sense: http://on.mash.to/YNh9zH Would you want a Facebook phone?

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There is a lot of gold on the Internet but sometimes your students can spend a huge amount of time mining for it, searching and getting distracted by …

This gadget makes our health-care projections obsolete

By Ezra Klein<p>Scientists at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have developed a minuscule implant that measures various blood chemicals and sends the results, via Bluetooth, to your smart phone. The upside? Your smartphone knows when you're about to have a heart attack. …

August 10 - 2010 All About Women's Health

Tubal Reversal and Pregnancy Loss<br>By Debra Verville<p><b>Recommended Reading</b><b><br>The Pregnancy Secrets</b><br>Explore The Bible Of Pregnancy, Getting Pregnant,<br>Being …

To teach kids math, keep hands moving

<b>MICHIGAN STATE (US) —</b> Students perform better in math when their instructors use hand gestures—a simple teaching tool that could pay off in …