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Why Curriculum Should Function More Like A Game

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Curriculum Development

Why Pedagogy First, Tech Second Stance is Key to the Future

While I am a huge advocate for the purposeful integration of technology in schools, we must resist the temptation to think that this is the solution …

Education Technology

How to Master Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your …

Integrating Technology and Literacy

If, like my school, you're in a "Chromebook District," these suggested tools will work well because all integrate perfectly when you sign in with …

Education Technology

Richard II: William Shakespeare's sad, haunting story of the fallibility of kings

Home, when I was a child, was less a single place than a set of things. My father, a civil engineer and restless with it, moved through a series of …

21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom

<b>21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom</b><p>by <b>Lynn Usrey</b><p>Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place …

Apple’s Classroom app for iPad lands on App Store

Apple is putting more tools in the hands of educators today with the official launch of the new Classroom app for iPad that promises to opens up new, more engaging ways of teaching and learning on the iPad.<p>The new app is part of the new iOS 9.3 education features Apple has added that allow teachers …

Apps

At Second Look, Wizer Looks Like A Fabulous Way Create Virtual Classrooms & Track Student Progress

A couple of months ago, I shared the Wizer site as a one line piece in one of my Web 2.0 weekly “round-ups.” It looked like it had some potential, …

12 professional fonts for designers

There's no shortage of paid-for and free fonts available for designers to choose from these days. But what if you want a typeface that's really …

Typography

OneNote in Education eBook – Chapter 2: OneNote Class Notebook

Previously this week we published the first blog in our series which looks at our recently published OneNote in Education eBook. Chapter 1: What is …

Microsoft OneNote

9 Ways to Make Learning Irresistible

True story. The bell rang and nobody moved. <br>They were completely focused, totally engrossed. They probably didn't even hear the bell because they …

VIDEOS: Director Rosie Collins Has Actors Reciting Shakespeare After Eating Hot Chili Peppers

Remember the Cinnamon Challenge? When people with apparently nothing better to do posted YouTube videos of themselves attempting to swallow a …

The 6 best tools for creating infographics

It's quite remarkable to see what you can do within a web browser these days. HTML5 and improved internet connections have enabled us to do just …

Infographics

The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy

<b>The Padagogy Wheel – It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy</b><p><b>by Allan Carrington, TeachThought PD Workshop Facilitator</b><p><i>*Visit TeachThought</i> …

Pedagogy

5 Google Resources to Support Student Writing

<b>Google Doc Research Tool</b> – Search on Google, Scholar, Images, Tables, and Dictionary to access the information you need without leaving Google Docs. …

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail

<i>“I tried Peer Instruction and it didn’t work.”</i> As a champion of the popular flipped learning method developed by Eric Mazur, this phrase always hits …

Getting Started With Periscope In The Classroom

<b>Getting Started With Periscope In The Classroom</b><p>Today’s teachers are finding new and better ways to engage their students in the learning that goes on …

16 Things I Love About the 2016 National Education Technology Plan

The 2016 NETP is Packed with Important Ideas, Good Examples, and Smart Partnerships The DOE’s Office of Education Technology recently published the …

Education Technology

BBC Radio 4 - Word of Mouth, How Shakespeare Spoke

Forget Laurence Olivier and Peggy Ashcroft, Al Pacino and Judi Dench. To take us back to Shakespeare's own time Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright hear Shakespeare as he himself would have spoken. The original, unvarnished version from linguist David Crystal and actor Ben Crystal. They look at the …

If You Don't Run But Want to, This Guide Is for You

Whether you're more used to the couch than the treadmill or you've been on a long running hiatus, use these tips to help you get started<p>Running is a …

Marathons

Microsoft Hack the Classroom Registration - Microsoft Education

Hack the Classroom:<p>Personalizing learning experiences to empower every student to find his or her voice.<p>Online event held<p>June 26, 2018<p>Now Available …

'Finally, I decided to do it': How a TODAY staffer lost 50 pounds in 5 months

He's been called the "Magic Mike" of stage managers, and personally singled out for his charm by our very own Kathie Lee and Hoda.<p>But it wasn't overnight that TODAY's 31-year-old stage manager Yosef Herzog lost 50 pounds and turned into the fitness guru that he is today. It required a lot of hard …

26 of Our Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2016

I’m a sucker for weird YA, vivid world-building, powerful girls, uncanny boys, enchanted objects, lush imagery, monsters with human faces, and the …

If you have a great idea for an app, learning to code through this course can help bring it to life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Justin Sullivan/Getty Images In June 2015 Apple announced that over 100 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store to iPhones …

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

Productivity

4 Ways to Create an Ebook

<i>This is the second in my series of blog posts about ebook creation. It was originally posted on Joel Friedlander’s wonder resource site, TheBookDesigner.com.</i><p>Last time I talked about just what an ebook is -- a website in a box. Ebooks come in a number of flavors, but for the purposes of this …

Microsoft in Education - Microsoft in Education

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English Grammar Activities App Helps Students Learn Grammar Rules

After considering other online reviews and testing the app in my classroom for several weeks, I can endorse Cambridge English Grammar in Use: …

Apps