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How To Use Infographics As Multimodal Learning Tools

<b>How To Use Infographics As Multimodal Learning Tools</b>by <b>Sara McGuire</b>, venngage.comPeople don’t all learn the same way. Teachers know this, and that’s …

The business school-trained are taking on education — but what about the teachers and students?

<b>(AP/Seth Wenig)</b><p>Limiting ourselves to technical and methodological solutions to the problems in education misses the point<p>Megan Erickson<p>September 27, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Class War: The Privatization of Childhood” (Jacobin series)<p>A year ago, at professional development training, I was …

25 Insanely Clever Schoolteacher Hacks

Brilliant tips and tricks to help teachers of any grade save time, money, and patience.

Teaching

20 ways gigabit-speed internet access might change our lives by 2025

If you want to know the future of technology, should you ask a technological futurologist? On the one hand, it’s their job to think about What Comes Next and What It All Means in regards to devices, connectivity and the digital services that they enable.<p>On the other hand, you might just get back a …

Led By Pixar Alums, ToyTalk Launches Its First Paid Kids App, Begins To License Tech

ToyTalk, the makers of kids entertainment applications for iPad, has just released its first paid application with the launch of a character-driven touch and play app called SpeakaLegend. But the team may have even bigger news on the way in the form of licensing deals for its speech recognition …

Framebench’s New “Mail Markup” Tool Lets You Annotate Files Right In Gmail

Framebench, a Google Docs-like platform for creative collaboration, is out today with a new tool for those who regularly need to annotate and markup attachments shared via email. With “Mail Markup,” Gmail users will be able to annotate and leave comments on attachments like PDFs and images without …

Smartphone Addiction Now Has A Clinical Name

According to data from the Pew Research Center, 90% of Americans have a cell phone, while a full 58% of them own smartphones.<p>More surprising, though, is the percentage of people who have developed a psychological attachment to their phones.<p>It's called "nomophobia" (short for no-mobile-phone …

Popcorn Time can now stream torrents to your Apple TV

Popcorn Time is Hollywood’s worst nightmare: a Netflix for torrents that streams the hottest movies right to your Mac or PC.<p>Now, it’s become even more nightmarish for the industry. It will now stream torrented movies directly to the Apple TV.<p>As a reminder, Popcorn Time is a cross-platform movie and …

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Solving Optimal Health For Google[x] In North Carolina

Cannon Mills was a textile company that stood on the edge of the blue-collar town of Kannapolis, North Carolina for over 100 years. The company employed more than 16,000 town residents at its height, but in 2003 Cannon Mills was forced to shut its doors forever, laying off about a tenth of the …

Strawberry Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches

Everyone in my family is in love with my Strawberry Snickerdoodles, probably because we’re all big strawberry fans and just can’t seem to get enough …

FXX's Plans for The Simpsons Include a Marathon of Every Episode Ever and a Huge New App

Simpsons forever.<p>When a hit show makes its way to cable, it’s not often an especially exciting announcement on the news front – even though those …

iTunes U 2.0 iPad Review: Education for Everyone?

Being a teacher and a die hard geek, I’ve long been searching for a way to take my courses online in a meaningful way where students can engage in their work in Martini fashion (anytime, anywhere, not drunk). There have been lots of, what we might call ‘Virtual Learning Environments’ over the last …

Apple Launches New Swift Programming Blog

- Jul 11, 2014<p>Apple is continuing its efforts to be open about the upcoming Swift Programming Language that will be going live this fall alongside …

4-Year-Old Singing With Her Dad Is The Epitome Of Cute

Everyone, listen up. This little girl, who is one half of the band "The Rookies," along with her singer/songwriter dad, has some very important things to say. Yes, she may stumble over a few of the lyrics in her preschool's version of author and songwriter Sarah Pirtle's "My Roots Go Down," but …

Even More Photos Of The iPhone 6 Display Leaked

We recently saw some photos of the new display on Apple’s iPhone 6, we now have some more and these give us a better look at the display design on …

Mobile Technology

A $35 Computer The Size Of A Credit Card Can Be Used For All Kinds Of Amazing Things

Originally conceived as an educational product for removing as many barriers as possible for teaching people to program, the Raspberry Pi has been popping up in various home-brewed tech creations, acting as the brain that makes all kinds of electronic doodads come to life.<p>Despite its low price and …

Report Claims September 25 Launch for iPhone 6, 16GB 5.5-Inch 'iPhone Air'

Apple will look to announce the iPhone 6 on Monday, September 15th ahead of a launch on Thursday, September 25, according to various Chinese media reports citing "inside sources" (Google Translate, via <i>GForGames</i>). The sources also claim that the larger 5.5-inch iPhone will be called the "iPhone …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Love Is An Open Door by Alex and Jade

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Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Codeanywhere, The Google Docs For Developers, Rocks Startup Alley At Disrupt NY

Codeanywhere, a self-proclaimed Google Docs for coders, wants to become the defacto standard for code development on the go. Co-founders Ivan Burazin and Vedran Jukic presented on stage at Disrupt NY today after the audience voted them the best company in Startup Alley.<p>Jukic came up with the idea …

Mela For iPhone Lets Anyone Collaborate On Videos

Mela, a new application launching this week at TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s Startup Alley, lets you create collaborative videos with friends and other Mela users. Like other video-sharing applications, you can record and share your short videos in the app, then add a hashtag. But what makes Mela unique …

Gaming art for your new Twitter header: The ’80s (part 1)

While not everyone is crazy about Twitter’s new layout, we can all agree that a bigger header image is a good thing when showing off your favorite video games.<p>We’re releasing seven days’ worth of artwork, each with a different theme, that you can use to decorate your new Twitter profile:<p>Monday: The …

How to Teach Kids to Make Mindful Choices -- Even When We, Parents, Aren't Around

It's very important for me to make sure that my son doesn't get used to me dictating and commanding what he should do. Instead, I'd rather my son develop good, mindful, thoughtful choice-making skills on his own, so he can learn to make right and wiser choices on his own.<p>Every few weeks is "one …

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How to Encourage Young Children to Start Talking and Expressing Themselves

Helping children develop their language supports their ability to communicate and express their feelings and better understand yours. Learning to use and understand language is the first vital step towards literacy, providing the basis for learning to read and write.<p>The Child Study Centre at NYU …

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Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …