Elizabeth Crews

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15 Fantastic Ways to Use Flipboard

Home Screen of my Flipboard<p>Flipboard is a phenomenal reading app for the ipad and was the big reason I begged my family to give me one for my …

Why Teachers Who Use Technology Will Replace Teachers Who Don't?

Imagine two scenarios, first teacher enters into the class, pushes a remote button, the blackboard screen turns to life, one half shows a digital …

Letterpress, Evernote, Procreate top Apple’s list of best-designed apps of 2013

As part of its role as a design-centric company and so it can continue to encourage the best practices of appmakers, Apple(s AAPL) on Monday evening …

Rubinstein’s Don’ts & Don’ts of TeachingASCD Inservice

Read more from Gary Rubinstein in the digital Summer 2013 issue of Educational Leadership. Gary Rubinstein teaches math at Stuyvesant High School in …

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Saylor Foundation launches open online K-12 courses

Saylor K-12 Beta by The Saylor Foundation / CC BY<p>The Saylor Foundation recently launched a new K-12 program on Saylor.org, debuting courses for …

The "Must Have" app for your classroom this year is...

.....YOU! You are awesome at what you do! Don't get me wrong, I am an app lover. Apps are a huge part of my job. My district went 1:1 in grades 6-12 …

A Bloom's Digital Taxonomy For Evaluating Digital Tasks

<b>A Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy For Evaluating Digital Tasks</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>What makes <b>Bloom’s Taxonomy</b> such a power tool is its flexibility in framing …

5 iPad Apps Students Can Use to Record Audio Notes

Whether for convenience, accuracy, accessibility, or a combination of the three there are times when having the option to quickly record audio can be …

Google’s Chromecast Is A Brilliant Inversion Of The Streaming TV Market

Instead of giving your TV a smartphone app interface, Google’s $35 gadget turns your smartphone, tablet, or computer into a remote control.<p>Google’s latest attempt to muscle into your television set, Chromecast, is only two inches long but it turns your streaming television experience inside …

10 Classic Literature Terms That Are No Longer Used (For the Most Part)

Reading a book from the 18th or 19th century is kind of like reading a handwritten, entirely cursive note from your grandmother in that, unless you …

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50 Chrome Extensions for Educators

Here is a list of fifty or so Chrome extensions that I feel are helpful for teachers and students. You can make a copy of this document to add your …

Teacher Burnout: Start Preventing It Now!

2. Make Time for You<p>Find a new hobby, go back to an old one, or do something once a week that is just for you. We all live in a busy world where …

More than 20.000 free reusable Art Images for Teachers and Students

For those of you looking for free downloadable and re-usable images of art, the National Gallery of Art has more than 25.000 art images to offer you. …

Books to Watch Out For: August

<i>Notes from the book closet on new titles that caught our eye.</i><p><b>“Falling Into Fire: A Psychiatrist’s Encounters with the Mind in Crisis,” by Christine Montross (Penguin Press), out August 1st.</b> Christine Montross, a practicing psychiatrist and professor at Brown University, presents case studies of …

Why To Kill a Mockingbird is my favourite book to teach

<i>To Kill a Mockingbird,</i> by Harper Lee. I love teaching this classic because of its depth. It is a beautifully written coming of age story, a study in the nature of courage, truth and integrity, and a poignant tale of the injustice of racial discrimination. Sadly, and despite the progress the world …

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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

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4 Stages Of Edtech Integration From A Student Perspective

4 Stages Of Edtech Integration From A Student Perspective by Terry Heick For professional development around this idea or others you read about on …

15+ Tips & Tricks to Use Evernote Like a Pro

<b>Evernote</b> is a cross-platform application used by over 50 million people for many purposes, starting from taking notes, writing down important …

Vol.#25: FREE iPad Apps for English Language Arts Classrooms

As I moved forward after my early ventures with iPads and Apple TV, I needed a starting place to further explore the collective wisdom from the …

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

<b>60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, …

The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad

Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free …