Anita Gold Foster

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The Leading K-12 Standards Aligned Educational Resource Library

Driving Blended Learning From Classroom Assessments<p>Standards aligned K-12 resources, tailored for each student based on assessment results<p>Each …

Common Sense Education

Making to Learn

<i>The following post was written by Laura Fleming who is the Media Specialist at my school. It is also cross-posted at her blog Worlds of Learning.</i> …

Tinker Thinker: 21 Awesome Maker Kits

<b>Tinker Thinker: 21 Awesome Maker Kits</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>Being a relatively new concept, the definition of Maker Ed isn’t exactly set in stone, …

Makerspaces

Results From “Makerspaces in Libraries” Study Released

John Burke is the director of the Gardner-Harvey Library located on the Middletown, OH campus of Miami University and during October and November he …

Makerspaces in libraries

The survey was conducted during October and November 2013 by John Burke. This is John's survey summary in full:<p>43 librarians responded to the survey. …

ISTE | ISTE blog

Even if you can’t make it to Chicago for ISTE 2018, you can get a taste of the conference experience from wherever you are.<p>At ISTE 2018, you’ll find …

Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 2

This is Part 2 of my rundown on <b>Coding with Your Kids on an iPad</b>. Part 1 highlighted iPad apps that teach younger children the concepts behind programming. The following apps take these concepts further and introduce different elements to learning how to code. These apps are suitable for children …

Google Chromecast dongle set to get AirPlay-like display mirroring

Google's HDMI Chromecast dongle is great for streaming content from an Android device directly to a television set, but falls short of the Apple TV …

Chromecast

Flip, Blend, and Mix with New Free Office Plugin

I get many email requests to review products and, although I do read most of the emails, I rarely agree to do the review. Too many times, the product …

MSN

Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

19 Proven Tips for Getting Parents Involved at School

Parent involvement in their children's education can be one of the biggest predictors of student success. This presentation offers 19 proven …

Learning and Innovation

High school is one of the most challenging stages for a student. He or she goes from being a child enjoying life to a student being prepared for the …

A Comparison of 11 Mobile Video Creation Apps

Tomorrow at the NCTIES 2014 conference I am facilitating a workshop on creating videos with mobile apps. I designed the workshop to accommodate users …

Learning from Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling

Stories are powerful. They engage, inform and move people. More importantly, they stick. And if you’re really good — possibly Hemingway good — you …

Cornstarch Science - Quicksand Goo | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Cornstarch Science – Quicksand Goo<p><b>Mix up a batch of gooey material that behaves just like real quicksand.</b><p>Anyone who has ever watched a classic …

5 Rules of Thumb for Teaching HOTS

What are some concrete and powerful pedagogical approaches you can leverage in a 1-to-1 or BYOD teaching environment? What sort of practices shift …

Cheating In College: Where It Happens, Why Students Do It and How to Stop It

In May 2012, a teaching fellow for a government class at Harvard started noticing similarities between students' final exams that shouldn't have been there. The professor brought the case forward and it was discovered that approximately 125 students -- nearly half the entire lecture class -- had …

15 Interesting Ways to use Google Maps to Support Learning – The Curious Creative

As many of you will know I am a bit of a map nerd and have always enjoyed peering down at the Earth through a map or using tools like Google Earth …

Principals Know: School Librarians are the Heart of the School — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Dr. Judi Moreillon and her Texas Women’s University colleague, Dr. Teresa Starrett (who teaches preservice principals in Educational Leadership), …

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

So what can you do to more explicitly teach adolescents how to evaluate the quality of online information?<p>Dimensions of Critical Evaluation<p>First, …

Teaching

Kevin's Meandering Mind | Presentation for Parents: Navigating the Digital World

I have been invited to talk about technology and youth to a group of mothers (it’s a Mothers’ Club and they are very supportive of our school) in my …

79% of Parents Talk to Their Kids About Online Safety

It's difficult to be a parent in the digital age. Your kids probably know more about the Internet than you do (you can undo sent emails now?), and …