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How Peppa Pig became a video nightmare for children

In November of last year, I read an article in the<i>New York Times</i> about disturbing videos targeted at children that were being distributed via YouTube. Parents reported that their children were encountering knock-off editions of their favourite cartoon characters in situations of violence and death: …

Internet

The F Pattern: Understanding How Users Scan Content

July 24, 2017Reading online is a little different than the way you read textbooks high school and college. Today, when people find content on the web …

Book Creator for Chrome open for beta testing

.@BookCreatorApp is about to bring Book Creator to the web. This is HUGE! @lesliefisher #ISTE17 #emstechsperts @EMS_Libraries …

Best Sites For Free Stock Photos

Sometimes you just need some attribution free stock photos. These are the best sites I have found with the help of Product Hunt. I also added Adobe …

Numbers under the pattern

Yes - we are still playing with patterns. <br>It never gets boring because each day a new pattern, idea or interpretation emerges. This is the joy of …

8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today

For the past 20 years, we have worked as teachers, administrators and advisors in public schools around the country. And we’ve traveled meeting with …

Hall Passes, Buses, Lunch Duty: What If The Principal Could Focus On Achievement?

Pankaj Rayamajhi hears something. Senioritis?<p>The director of school logistics and operations has a kind of sixth sense about that unique Spring affliction as he roams the hallways of Columbia Heights Education Campus, a public middle and high school in Washington, D.C.<p>Rayamajhi quickens his pace, …

Teaching

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How prototypes can help sell your bold and creative ideas

Every person privileged enough to make a living through their creativity understands a professional creative life depends upon reconciling two seemingly incompatible activities: <i>making</i> and <i>selling</i>.<p>Making — the soul-filling part of a creative practice — is best done without too much concern in the …

Creativity

Interactive website teaches music fundamentals

I've been playing with Ableton Live's Learning Music website. It starts by showing you how to use an electronic drum kit, then moves to notes, …

Game Based Learning and Twine

<i>A conversation with Dr. Matthew Farber in episode 67 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow …

Be a role model: Find a healthy balance with media and technology

Young kids learn how to use technology by watching their parents, so model healthy habits early<p>We've all seen that dad yakking away on his cell phone at the playground while his 3-year-old resorts to increasingly desperate measures to get his attention. We've also been that parent. We answer …

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

<b>Like most 25-year-olds,</b> Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then she became a researcher for two professors at Harvard, which was interesting but lonely. Maybe a big corporation would be a better fit. Or …

Leadership

Teaching CyberSecurity to Empower Students and Schools to Be Safe

<i>A conversation with David Raymond of the Virginia Cyber Range on the 10-Minute Teacher #63</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow …

Free hacking tools start teens on path to cybercrime

Police are warning that easy-to-use tools, available free on the internet, are one route into online crime for youngsters.<p>Cybercriminals are likely …

Cybersecurity

Loopy Makes It Easy to Create Animated Simulations

Loopy is a free tool for creating your own animated simulations or illustrations of a concept. This free animation tool is designed to showing …

Google Earth Unveils Big Redesign Today

Google unveiled a huge redesign of Google Earth today.<p>The changes include being now completely browser-based, letting you see the world in 3-D, and …

Google Earth

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Google’s Chrome VR platform now works with Cardboard

After adding support for WebVR to Chrome in February, Google is now extending it to work with Google Cardboard headsets. The WebVR standard lets people launch virtual reality experiences without downloading a special app. When Google added it to Chrome, though, it worked only on Daydream-compatible …

The 2017 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs

By Meghan Bogardus CortezFrom gurus to classroom tech champions to communities, we’ve got the latest batch of top K–12 blogs.

These Are 10 Cybersecurity Myths That Must Be Busted

Cybersecurity was huge in 2016. From ransomware to weaponized Internet of Things (IoT) devices to foreign hacking of elections – last year saw it all. But many of these threats aren’t new and will never really go away. Over the last 25 years, one of the most valuable things I’ve learned in …

Cybersecurity

Dashboards & Reporting

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

10 Online Research Tools Every Online Learner Should Know About

Research is a time-intensive activity, which means you will need a tool to organize both your professional and personal life. We advise you to give …

Hexagon Learning Template

Earlier this week I Tweeted Terri Eichholz's blog posts about hexagonal learning. In those posts she outlined how hexagonal learning worked in her …

This Week In Web 2.0

In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I post a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” …

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

<b>I would love to see teachers having a menu of choices for Professional Development and for Faculty Meetings. In endured too many wasted faculty</b> …

Professional Development

7 Blogging Tools for Teachers Compared and Ranked - Updated for 2017

One of last year's most popular posts featured my chart comparing seven popular blogging tools for teachers and students. Given the recent update to …

Twisted Wave - Your Chromebook Alternative to GarageBand

Yesterday, I was asked on Twitter for an alternative to GarageBand that will work on a Chromebook. Twisted Wave was the first tool to come to mind. …

Good Judgment® Open

About Us<p>Good Judgment Open is owned and operated by Good Judgment, a forecasting services firm that equips corporate and government decision makers …

Government