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Bill Gates Gets a Lesson From Washington State's Teacher of the Year

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>And, as followers know from his blog posts and other outreach programs as co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates …

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Is Technology Being Integrated Effectively?

In many cases, there seems to be a tendency to water down expectations when it comes to integrating technology. During a recent presentation on …

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is a 10-core smartphone with a huge battery

Xiaomi has launched the newest addition to its Redmi Note line, and as expected, it's a large, powerful smartphone sold at a ridiculously low …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

The world's 16 best cities for design

Of the seven creative fields that name over 69 cities in the network, we've decided to take a look at the cities where design takes center stage.<p>From incredible architecture in Bilbao, Spain, to international art and culture festivals in Kobe, Japan, these 16 cities are dedicated to the advancement …

Best media players and streamers

The battle for what, or should I say who, controls your TV has been raging for several years now. This battle isn’t about your actual TV, it is about who gets to put content on your TV. In the Android ecosystem there are several important services that allow you to buy, rent or stream media. The …

Photographer Documenting the Homeless Discovers Her Own Father Among Them

Honolulu, Hawaii-based photographer and law student Diana Kim can trace her love of photography back to her father, who used to own a photography studio on O'ahu. Until just a few years ago, however, not much else connected father and daughter except for a strained relationship marked by …

What Are the Disadvantages of Solar Energy?

With gas prices rise and continue to rise, it seems that we will be increasing need for renewable energy. Renewable energy using the sun, wind, …

Solar Power

The Coolest Celebrity Backyards — As Revealed By The Ice Bucket Challenge

Photo: Via Torrilla.<p>Have you heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge? Just kidding. Of course you have. Everyone’s doing it. Even your mom, who’s …

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

The Epic BYOD Toolbox

• PowerSchool Learning: (Previously Haiku Learning.) This is a full learning management system (LMS) that I’m trying to get our school to adopt. It’s …

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Engaging Parents in the Learning Process

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by bestlibrarian<p><b>“The role of parents in the education of their children cannot be overestimated.” ~Unknown</b><p>When …

Hands-on with Next Issue Canada: Can the Netflix for magazines convince people to pay?

Magazines are expendable. They sit, unkempt and torn, on coffee tables and doctors’ kiosks. They are the last thing you buy before a flight and the …

Who is telling your story?

I fell upon this video by Tony Sinanis and his students. I was inspired by the way they decided to deliver a message to their school community and …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …