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A Truly Digital Classroom Needs To Address E-Safety Concerns

According to a recent survey of 1,325 school ICT leaders by the National Education Research Panel (NERP), UK pupils at both primary and secondary …

Random Name Picker

Random Name Picker is a free tool from Classtools.net. This game can be used to select students for class discussions, presentations, or group …

How to Save the Windows 10 Lock Screen Images You Like

Windows 10's lock screen features a cycling rotation of pretty great photography. If you’d like to save the images you find, here’s where to find …

Microsoft 365 Blog

Try Microsoft Edge A fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 No thanks Get started<p>Latest articles<p>Find articles<p>Microsoft 365<br>• Office …

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58 of the best websites and apps to learn something new

You don’t have to sign up to an evening course or go back to college to learn something new these days. You’ve got everything you need right at your …

Language Learning

How to Create an Interactive Image Template

As noted in an earlier post, an easy way to build interactive elearning modules is by choosing a single image and adding interactive elements to it. …

eLearning

Office Mix For Student Learning

Over the last couple of weeks we've been taking a closer look at the some of the ways educators can use Office Mix to add an extra layer of …

Education Technology

14 Essential Google Search Tips for Students

August 17, 2015<br>Teaching students how to conduct smart search queries online is an important part of cultivating a digital citizenship culture within …

Google Search

The top 10 edtech lessons I’ve learnt after 15 years in schools

I've worked in schools for nearly 15 years, and I'm about to take the next big step in my career, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to lay out …

Office Mix for Teachers – Interactive Online Lessons made simple

Educators are always on the lookout for new and engaging ways to teach their students and provide them with meaningful and assistive feedback. One of …

20 Really Amazing Websites For Free Online Education

Internet is full of resources, when the topic is education, the resources on the internet are unlimited. There are many high quality websites which …

Online Education

5 Challenges We Overcame Moving To A Flipped Staff Meeting

<b>How–And Why–We Flipped Our Teacher Staff Meetings</b>by <b>Amy Arbogash</b><i>Staff Meeting.</i>There are often no more dreaded words in a teacher’s vocabulary than …

Education Technology

Teacher: “I don’t have time to use technology in my teaching”

A teacher said to me “I don’t have time to use technology in my teaching”.What a strange thing to say! – I can’t think of any other professional …

Teaching

Windows 10 how-to: Make quick shortcuts to specific settings on your desktop

Here at WinBeta, we have a vibrant community mixed with both technology experts who have been around the block a few times and new users who are …

Windows 10

Here Is A Handy Tool for Creating Rubrics to Use in Class

July 19, 2015<br>ForAllRubrics is another cool web tool for easily creating rubrics, checklists, and badges. The site provides a wide variety of …

5 Tips To Create Strong Learning Environments With iPads

EdTechTeacher’s first iPad Summit was held in Boston in November 2012, and one of the first magazine articles that came out about our the event was: …

Education Technology

This Is What Today's Online Learning Content Tells Us About The Future Of School

Today’s children are extremely savvy. They’ve grown up in a world where information was always just a button away. Buttons? Soon, they won’t even need buttons. With Windows 10, they’ll simply say, “hey Cortana.” She’s more like the world’s greatest librarian than a personal assistant. She delivers …

OneNote Class Notebook

OneNote Class Notebook<p>Organize your course content<p>Organize your lesson plans and course content in your own digital notebook.<p>Keep everything in a …

Part 3: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

<i>Welcome to the third post in this series. I cant’t think of a better time then summer to check out some new edtech tools and possibilities. I have a</i> …

Education Technology

How to Connect With Other Teachers in the Social Age

In the 2012 Primary Sources Survey conducted by Scholastic and The Gates Foundation, teacher respondents claimed to spend only about 4% of each day …

A New Collection of Educational Web Tools for Teachers

<b>1- Quiver:</b><p>Formerly colAR Mix, this augmented reality app takes pictures that students colored and gives them life.<p>Play or create your own online …

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. I used it to show how to create interactive conversations in PowerPoint using …

Useful tips for setting up a virtual private network

The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next.<p>A VPN - or virtual private network - helps you browse the internet more anonymously by routing your traffic through a server that is not your point of origin.<p>Many companies offer VPN services - with varying …

Raspberry Pi

Computers

Computers<p>by for ESPN<p>keyboard shortcuts: <b>L</b> or <b>F</b> like

5 New Math Websites for Teachers

May 22, 2015<br>Today we have curated for you this list featuring some new math websites. These are recommendations we have received in the mail in the …

Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning With Videos

“The best use of class time is to meet the individual needs of each learner, not driving the class with predetermined curriculum,” Sams said. So he …

Phase 2 have done some brilliant home learning about the World Cup and their sweep stake teams http://t.co/UQhhGBwZTF

Why Programming Teaches So Much More Than Technical Skills

For example, Blazes and Hounyo, both now high school students in the Washington, D.C. area, each won acclaim for helping to design educational video …

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

This approach — a product of the Industrial Age, which relied on compliant factory workers and mass consumption — promotes weakness rather than …