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10 Free Tools That Will Help Your Content Creation

Content drives business success and it also drives customer satisfaction in the digital world we live in today. Behind every successful marketing …

Infographics

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

Teaching

Plagiarism: It's More Than Just Borrowing Words

Last week, plagiarism became national news. It got me thinking about the bigger picture of plagiarism, and why it is about more than simply borrowing someone's words or ideas.<p>Plagiarism is defined as <b>to take (ideas, writings, etc.) from (another) and pass them off as one's own.</b> (Webster's Dictionary)<p>…

Amazon unveils free educational tools for teachers

The online commerce giant hopes to give teachers easy access to learning materials through its Amazon Inspire program.<p>Amazon wants to give teachers a leg up.<p>The online giant on Monday unveiled Amazon Inspire, a program that provides educators with the ability to upload, categorize and share …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Pedagogy

11 Brilliant Tools for Organizing, Developing & Sharing Your Ideas

Check out these tools to help you organize your ideas so you don't forget them or let them slip through the cracks.

Media Literacy

4 add-ons that make Google Docs a more powerful word processor

While there’s plenty to love about Google’s lightweight word processor, there are times it leaves you scratching your head wondering how they could’ve left out this or that obvious feature. Fortunately, the power of add-ons lets you put many of your favorite functions back in. Here are four you …

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October 2017<p>Helen Hanna and Stefan Kucharczyk offer advice on discussing sensitive issues with children using books by former children’s laureate Anthony Browne<p>Published: 26 Oct 2017<p>September 2017<p>Vulnerable students may have emotional, social and developmental barriers to learning. So what …

The Flipped Classroom - 6 Must Read Articles

As instructors implement the flipped classroom with their students, enthusiasm for this learner-centered strategy grows. Learn more about the flipped …

An Introduction to Google Classroom

Image via JustLego101<p>Google Classroom is a platform for communicating and collaborating using Google Apps for Education. Unlike other platforms, …

Education Technology

4 Important Google Drive Skills for Teachers

December 3, 2015<br>As we were sifting through our Google Drive archive here in <i>EdTech and mLearning</i> it dawned on us to create this list of important tips …

Education Technology

FutureSchool Online Math and English Homework Help and Study Skills

FutureSchool is an online Math and English tutoring site for students and teachers. It provides personalized instruction for students that can be …

Teaching

249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking

Two Great Chrome Extensions to Use with Google Keep

November 18, 2015<br>Google Keep is a great note taking and task management web tool and mobile app. We have recently created a step by step guide on …

Education Technology

The 100 best books of 2015

To order any of these books from the Telegraph at a 20% discount, call 0844 871 1514 or visit books.telegraph.co.uk and quote XMAS20. Discount valid until 28th November 2015.<p>100 Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee <b>(</b>William Heinemann, £18.99<b>)</b><p>Because the action of Go Set a Watchman takes place 20 years …

The 50 coolest authors of all time

JD Salinger<p>"All morons hate it when you call them a moron." Yep, Salinger had a way with words which is useful, we guess, when you're a writer. His …

Literature

10 Classroom Management Ideas to Try

There are always a few <b>classroom management</b> things that teachers would love to try out, but never seem to get around to doing. This year is the year …

Teaching

Teachers' Top Educational Chrome Apps in 2015

July 16, 2015<br>Over the last weekend, we spent sometime sifting through our Chrome extensions archive and curated for you the list below. We singled …

Education Technology

New- Google Classroom Starts Sending Out Notifications to Students

July 19, 2015<br>In a brief post published a couple of days ago, Google announced the release of a very important feature to Google Classroom app for …

Education Technology

10 Formative Assessments Tech Tools to Put to the Test in 2015

Students require constant feedback in order to be actively engaged and strive towards growth while learning new concepts. Technology, as an …