Alan Miguel

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Technology in the Classroom: How to Use It Effectively

Internet access is available in over 96 percent of American classrooms, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Department of Education. But …

ICTEvangelist

When I reflect back to early versions of iOS and the workarounds that teachers and students used to have to jump through hoops to complete through …

'White privilege' is not something to feel guilty about. Here's what it does mean.

Does the idea of "white privilege" make you uncomfortable? Angry? Guilty? Attacked? I don't blame you.<p>It's a hard thing to get your head around, and …

Race & Ethnicity

The Quick 411 on Soapstone Countertops

We’ve seen them on our favorite web sites, magazines and all over Pinterest. But, we’ve had no idea what they are, where they come from, how they’re …

A Closer Look At Shelf Brackets And Their Diverse Designs

We’re usually so focused on the shelf that we forget about the other elements that interact with its design directly. For example, the shelf bracket …

Laundry Rooms

10 ingenious apps and sites for tech-savvy makers

It's time for you to hack into your creativity.<p>A DIY project is a fulfilling way to unplug from the technology-driven world and work with your hands. …

Four ways to tell if an educational app will actually help your child learn

Imagine someone telling you that a new technology would be available in five years that has the potential to revolutionise childhood and early …

10 Apps to let students create their own content

25 iPad Apps for Early Childhood Education

TWA: This list of <b>25 iPad Apps for Early Childhood Education</b> was originally posted on Early Childhood Education Degrees. TeachersWithApps has reviewed …

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Harmonix: Rock Band 4 Will "Set the Bar" for Music Games

Rock Band 4 is aiming to "set the bar" for music games, Harmonix project manager Daniel Sussman says in a new blog post published today, the same day Activision formally announced a competitive product in Guitar Hero Live. He's not trying to disparage Guitar Hero, though.<p>Sussman explains that …

Guitar Hero

Improve Your Internet Privacy In 15 Minutes

The government can see your naked pictures, your private chats and pretty much anything else you do online. And that's nothing compared to the hackers out there actively trying to steal from you.<p>What are you doing to protect yourself?<p>Odds are, you're not doing much. Even though Americans are aware …

Here’s how we can reinvent the classroom for the digital age

When I was in elementary school, about 50 years ago, teachers used to stand in front of a class of 40 or 50 children and write on a blackboard with chalk. To make sure the material was absorbed, the teacher asked occasional questions and assigned lots of homework. If students discussed their …

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Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

New research shows that girls are ahead in every subject, including math and science. Do today's grading methods skew in their favor?<p>As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher …

How Can Brain-Based Learning Change the Classroom?

Opinion | Research<p>How Can Brain-Based Learning Change the Classroom?<p>By Connie White     Sep 23, 2014<p>Pixabay<p>From yesterday’s one-room schoolhouse to …

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We use and love Comic Life. You can download a 30 day trial to see if it works for you!<p>May 2, 2014<p>We use Pixton for Fun accounts and ToonDoo …

If only American kids could eat school lunches like they do in France

Compare these meals. Now see if you can guess which country is facing an obesity epidemic?<p>Clarissa A. León<p>September 9, 2014 9:31pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The standard school lunch for an American child often contains dishes brimming with preservatives and sodium. While …

The Umano team has joined Dropbox!

May 12, 2015<p>Dear Umano Community,<p>We’re thrilled to announce that the Umano team has joined Dropbox! Nearly three years ago, we had a vision to make …

Dropbox

The Most Dangerous App in the World

Yik Yak is the most dangerous app in the world, says noted Fox News contributor psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow.<p>It just came onto the radar early this …

Apps

Why you should take notes by hand — not on a laptop

Walk into a college lecture these days and you'll see legions of students sitting behind glowing screens, pecking away at keyboards.<p>Presumably, they're using the computers to take notes, so they better remember the course material. But new research shows that if learning is their goal, using a …

10 of the Most Engaging Uses of Instructional Technology (with Dozens of Resources and Tools) | Emerging Education Technologies

Start the New School Year With More Fun, Engaging Techniques and Resources Than You’ll Probably be Able to use all Year!<p>Are you looking for ways to …

The Ultimate List – 65 Digital Tools and Apps to Support Formative Assessment Practices

<b>AnswerGarden</b> – A tool for online brainstorming or polling, educators can use this real-time tool to see student feedback on questions.<p><b>Animoto</b> – Gives …

TEDxDUBLIN - Josh Klein - Hacking Work

Jay Silver: Hack a banana, make a keyboard!

MaKey MaKey Music Examples

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