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Harness the power of shareable skills to<p>Find out how<p>Welcome to the agile, responsive and trackable world of Digital Credentialing.<p>We do this by …

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On the Need for Getting Rid of Homework

I realize I have not written much about homework the last few years. Not because it is not worth writing about, but because I do not really give it. …

Can long-haul air travel also be low cost?

<b>Budget airlines have transformed air travel over the past two decades, making a flight almost as cheap as a coach journey for hundreds of millions of travellers. But can the same ever be true for longer journeys as well?</b><p>Our love affair with budget airlines continues unabated. Ryanair, the Irish …

Google Classroom: Turn in Group Work with a Google Form - Teacher Tech

Yes, students should be collaborating. G Suite is designed around collaboration so this makes students working together a lot easier. Weirdly, Google …

Education Technology

Differentiation is The Key to Assessment For Learning

<i>“Too often, educational tests, grades, and report cards are treated by teachers as autopsies when they should be viewed as physicals.</i>” Douglas …

Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class

Sit still. It’s the mantra of every classroom.<p>But that is changing as evidence builds that taking brief activity breaks during the day helps children learn and be more attentive in class, and a growing number of programs designed to promote movement are being adopted in schools.<p>“We need to …

What to Do With That Awkward 5 or 10 Minutes of Class You Have Left

My first year of teaching, I would often end my lesson, check for understanding, have students fill out an exit ticket, review the homework …

Teaching

Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Part of rethinking learning means rethinking the bits and pieces of the learning …

Think an airline owes you money? Here's a website and app that may help you collect

Could it be true? Here's a website and app that help you find money owed you by the airlines. Frequent fliers who travel to or within Europe will want to give it a try.<p><b>Name:</b> AirHelp.com<p><b>What it does:</b> The website acts on your behalf to obtain compensation for you if your flight was delayed, canceled …

WHOA: New "LEVEL" Transatlantic Airline Sold 52K Tickets On Day One!

On Friday I first wrote about LEVEL, the new transatlantic low cost carrier being launched by IAG, the parent company of British Airways, Iberia, Aer …

Inside Real Madrid’s outrageous new Emirates A380 double-decker plane

<b>Real Madrid have gotten a new double-decker luxury aircraft with images of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo and Karim Benzema</b> …

Designing The Perfect School: 7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning

<b>Designing The Perfect School: 7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>What would the opposite of the industrial learning model–the existing …

Pedagogy

Next Steps with Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

Next Steps with Google Classroom<p>You can get up and running with Google Classroom in less than 3 minutes. Go to http://classroom.google.com. Click on …

The eight airlines that offer in-flight Wi-Fi for free

With in-flight Wi-Fi increasingly provided by airlines, more and more digital addicts are able to remain connected in the sky.<p>The budget-conscious among you will also be glad to know there are some carriers, though currently only a handful, that offer the service for free.<p><b>Norwegian</b>, Europe’s third …

Enroute A380 wake flips Challenger 604 upside down

New Guidance to Crews and Controllers issued March 19th, 2017<p>We normally don’t report on individual aircraft incidents here, because the causal …

Airbus to Ditch Grand Staircase on A380s & Add Wingtips?

Is Airbus about to ditch the A380’s grand double staircase for what’s being called an A380-Plus makeover? According to one report, the plan is to …

Once the queen of the skies, the 747 will soon be just a flying truck

The wide-bodied Boeing 747 was once known as the queen of the skies, an instantly recognizable behemoth revered for its luxury and spaciousness.<p>As time passed, however, the original jumbo jet was outstripped by more efficient twin-engine planes.<p>Now the 747's days as a passenger plane are numbered. …

Google Classroom: Extend the Due Date for Some - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom: Extend the Due Date for Some Students<p>We have all been in the situation where a student has a legitimate reason for needing to turn …

Airbus Is Considering An "A380-Plus," With Up To 50 More Seats

As a passenger, my favorite plane in the world to fly is the A380. It’s massive, quiet, a smooth ride, has some of the best onboard products in the …

WestJet Denies Close Call Caught on Camera at St. Maarten

<i>Christine Garner captures the WestJet flight. This photo is copyrighted and can be used only with permission from the photographer.</i><p>Air travelers to …

How And Why Do Planes Dump Fuel? | Blog

air show<p>Modern Airliners dump fuel in the face of emergencies. So, is fuel dumping safe? Is it the only way to stay aloft? Why do airliners need to …

Boeing’s talking with airlines about a ‘797,’ and they like what they hear

Major players in the world of airplane finance said this week that Boeing seems keen to go ahead with a new jet sized between the largest …

The 8 most bizarre reasons for flight delays, from a Donald Trump speech to a loose screw

A mouse on the loose. Missing toilet paper. If you thought those excuses for flight delays were bad, you’ve come off lightly in your flying life. …

Boeing rolls out first 737 MAX 9

RENTON, Wash. -- Boeing rolled out its newest jetliner, the 737 MAX 9, early Tuesday at its assembly line here. The Chicago-based airplane-maker anticipates a first flight for the aircraft in May of this year.<p>The plane is the second, and currently largest, installment in the company's 737 MAX …

How Schools Can Face The ‘Bad Habits’ That Inhibit Meaningful Changes

Making lasting change in schools is difficult not only because schools are communities made up of individuals with their own opinions about what’s …

8 Secret Airport Rooms You Never Knew Existed

Look beyond the food court.<p>Have you ever found yourself wandering through the belly of a massive airport — perhaps starting to slowly lose your mind …

World's Best Airlines for Customer Service

Fly one of these airlines, and you may actually wish the flight was just a little bit longer.<p>Airlines are tasked with the great responsibility of …

Flying

12 structures to keep kids focused when using the internet in class

One of the most common problems teachers face when integrating technology is keeping kids focused and accountable. It can be really challenging to …