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10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

27 Meaningful Ways to Use EdTech … THINGLINK Style!

Creating Fun Interactive Content With ThingLink is a Blast! I’ve been wanting to give ThingLink a try for a while now. The idea of being able to …

Education Technology

16 Edtech Tryouts for 2016

We’re teachers… So, by nature we’re the type to set the goal of being the absolute best we can be for our students. Part of the equation in striving …

Learning Tools For Microsoft OneNote May Be One Of The Most Disruptive Education Technologies Yet

Last week, Microsoft quietly released a public preview of “Learning Tools for OneNote.” This Microsoft hackathon winner is an add-in for OneNote designed to improve the reading and writing experience for students. When Jeff Petty, the accessibility lead for Windows for education, showed me the …

Education Technology

5 of the Greatest Physics Demos From the MythBusters

Yes, this is the final season of the <i>MythBusters</i>. The greatest part of the show is the fact Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman aren't scientists but they …

How to Get Your Kids Interested in STEM (Without Forcing It on Them)

Hopefully your kids are getting a great education in science, technology, engineering, and math at school, but chances are those classes aren’t …

Top Ten Blogs

Education blogs have dramatically changed they way I think about teaching and and learning. They have highlighted the numerous debates that can be …

This 1,000 m.p.h. Jet-Powered Car Is Hoping to Break the Land Speed Record

Giampiero Sposito—Reuters<p>Rainer W. Schlegelmilch—Getty Images<p>Klemantaski Collection—Getty Images<p>Mario Suriani—AP<p>Klemantaski Collection/Getty …

Top 25 Tech Tools for Teachers for 2015

Technology Evolves Quickly!<p>When I started teaching in 2004, I used any/all available technology. I had an overhead projector and a CD player. Then I …

13 Simple Ways to Integrate Technology into any Lesson Plan

The pressure is on, and educators are feeling it more and more.<p>Principals and school boards everywhere are requiring teachers to <b>integrate technology</b> …

GroupMap-A Good Tool for Boosting Students Visual and Critical Thinking Skills

May 18, 2015<br>GroupMap is an excellent educational web tool for group brainstorming and decision making. It allows you to create your own map and …

A Teenager’s View on Education Technology

<b>By Soraya Shockley,</b> <b>Youth Radio</b><p>Remember when a TI-84 was the most technologically advanced tool in the classroom? I don’t! Tech has always been a part …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Good Places to Find Creative Commons & Public Domain Images

Yesterday, on FreeTech4Teachers.com I published a summary of best practices for using images in blog posts. In that post I shared a couple of places …

Education Technology

10 Edtech Tools Teachers Can Use Tomorrow (Literally)

When recommending digital tools to teachers in my district, I often lean towards those which can be integrated almost immediately. Educators want to …

What Teachers Do Beyond the Classroom Is Critical

Many people believe that teachers have an easy job in part because they have the summers off and multiple days off for several holidays. The truth is …

Education tech funding soars -- but is it working in the classroom?

From iPads in kindergarten to virtual classrooms in high schools to online graduate degrees, technology has captured the American education system. …

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at That Amazing GoPro Footage From Space

Recently, NASA released some pretty spectacular footage captured by an astronaut wearing a GoPro camera while spacewalking around the International Space Station. In the videos, Earth slowly rotates below the space station while astronauts fiddle with cables, install antennae, and work on the …

How science can be a children's playground for serious lessons

Learning through play shouldn’t just be about demonstrating science as a fun activity but nurturing a deeper engagement – and this can be easily done<p>“Kids are born scientists.” You may have often heard this from science communicators, like Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, cosmologist …

Instructional Technology "Get out of Jail FREE" card ... how are YOU engaging secondary teachers? (Pssst...I need ideas!) #edtech #gafe

I am beginning to feel like a bit of a failure at my new campus ... the HIGH SCHOOL. I have worked on just about every campus in this district …

Public Domain Project Offers Tons of Copyright-free Media to Use in Class

January 28, 2015 <br>Public Domain Project is a new website that provides tons of copyright-free historical media files and cultural artifacts that you …

Winston Churchill

Teachers Visual Guide to Connecting Google Drive to Edmodo

January 25, 2015<br>In today's post, I am sharing with you this step by step visual guide to help you connect your Google Drive to your Edmodo account. …

The Real-Life Teachers of Spare Parts on What's Wrong With US Schools

Fredi Lajvardi and Allan Cameron have 54 years of public school teaching experience between them. They are the celebrated creators of a student …

Education

Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools

“We’ve got this, it’s easy,” they said. “Can we move on?”<p>I looked at the other students and asked, “Do you have this?”<p>They nodded their heads …

Assessment and Benchmark Software

Webinar<p>Transforming Data Collectors into Data Users<p>Meet<p>MasteryConnect<p>Join us at the<p>Mastery Leadership Institute<p>See why over <b>2.5 Million educators</b> in</b> …

The top five mind mapping apps for the Android tablet

Andy Makar highlights five of his favorite mind mapping applications for the Android tablet platform.<p>Mind mapping solutions and tablet computing are …

10 Great Mind Mapping Apps for Android

Mind mapping is a popular way to brainstorm a topic or to split an idea into subtasks and actual ‘next steps’. There is no doubt that ubiquitous …

20 Best Metal Albums of 2014

20<p>Twilight, ‘III: Beneath Trident’s Tomb’<p>Nine years after helping ratify black metal as an obsession for American nerds, supergroup Twilight …

Edtech Tools Get Creative With Formative Assessments

column | Research<p>Edtech Tools Get Creative With Formative Assessments<p>By Patricia Brown (Columnist)     Jan 12, 2015<p>The Hechinger Report<p>Related Stories<p>…

Digital Assessment Tools

Here are a list of Digital Assessment Resources For the Classroom | Padlet, poll everywhere, socrative, lino, and quizstar

18 Excellent Gifts for Kids That Aren't Even Toys

All of us who have children have too many toys scattered throughout the house. No matter how diligent we are about keeping them at bay, it seems to be a constant fight. It's especially hard when special days come and we want to give gifts to our children, or grandparents want to give gifts.<p>Gifts …