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Awesome Graphic Featuring 12 Learning Skills for 21st Century Learners

We just came across this awesome graphic from User Generated Education and want to share it with you as well. We have been posting several …

Every shot Kobe Bryant ever took. All 30,699 of them

Kobe Bryant's 30,699th and final field goal came from 19 feet with 31 seconds left against the Utah Jazz. During his 20 years with the Lakers, he fired up more than 30,000 shots, including the regular season and playoffs.<p>Take a tour of key shots over his 20-year career, or explore the makes and …

8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more

If you do fewer teacher-directed activities, that means the kids will naturally do more talking, doesn’t it? Not necessarily. I have often found …

Giving Feedback with a Highlighter

I attended John Scammell’s excellent 3-morning sessions on Formative Assessment at #TMC15. We were asked to share strategies that we may already be …

5 Maths Gems #45

Hello and welcome to my 45th gems post. This is where I share five maths teaching ideas.<p><b>1. Circumference</b> <br>Don Steward has been writing lots of …

How Legos Might Turn Your Kid Into A Math Lover

Legos are for learning, too.<p>It turns out Legos aren't just toys for kids (or the worst nightmares for barefoot parents). In Alycia Zimmerman's classroom, they are important tools for learning.<p>Zimmerman, who teaches third grade at Chelsea Prep in New York, uses Legos to help her students learn math. …

What happens when you ask Siri a complicated maths question?

Have you ever tried to ask Siri a difficult maths question? Watch this to see what happens<p>What happened when David Freiheit asked Siri what 10 trillion to the power of 1000 minus one equals?<p>He got this very long-winded answer. To pass the time while Siri replied, he played harmonica and got a …

10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom

Transforming teaching practices is a long, slow road. But increasingly schools and teachers experiencing success are sharing their ideas online and …

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Today I Chose Not to Share – When Is It Our Right to Share the Work of Our Students?

I am spent. Exhausted and drained as I type this. My mind is swirling with thoughts that I cannot quite get a grasp on and yet, I feel compelled to …

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An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

This tiny print serves no purpose, but to make this book seem like an actual book. In printed books, one usually sees a large block of tiny print on …

Critical Thinking

What the Future of Learning Might Look Like

Education and learning could look radically different in the next few years. The education foundation KnowledgeWorks has released a forecast on the …

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Real World Math

Welcome! Real World Math is a collection of free math activities for Google Earth designed for students and educators. Mathematics is much more than …

Education Technology

The Power of a Networked Teacher Illustrated

A wonderful visual depiction of how educators can tap into their networks to expand and continually improve their teaching practice from a trove of …

The Future of Learning, According to Millennials

A new study of U.S. college students asked them what they think education will look like in the years to come. What they had to say could affect your …

Parents receive technology guide from school board

PEEL— The public school board is distributing a guide designed to help parents choose the right mobile device to aid in their children’s …

Report: Professional Development for Mobile Learning Improves Student Engagement and Interest in STEM Subjects

STEM | ISTE 2013 News<p>A professional development program to provide teachers with tools and strategies for using mobile learning in the classroom has …

District Officials Describe Challenges in Using Mobile Tech in Schools

<i>San Antonio</i><p>District officials who have overseen projects to bring mobile devices into classrooms offered practical advice to ISTE attendees on …

Exploring YouTube's education channels

YouTube is usually associated with the latest viral video, but now growing numbers of people are turning to the video-sharing website for education instead of entertainment.<p>Teachers are broadcasting lessons online, everything from biology to foreign languages -- and for some, this online …

How to Answer 'When am I going to use this?'

If you’ve ever taught or tutored math you’ve encountered the question, “When am I ever going to use this?” Maybe even hundreds of times.<p>And no doubt …

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Each review includes two ratings, one by Common Sense Media editorial staff using a fixed rubric and editorial discretion, and another generated by …

Digital Portfolios: Revise, Reflect Publish

At the end of each school year, I ask my students to select several different writing assignments produced throughout the year and edit those pieces …

Who Needs Grownups to Make Video Games?

So what kind of games won this year?<p>Aaron Gaudette, a sophomore living on a military base in Germany, designed a winning game built on the …