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Google Publishes Series Of Video Instructions About Creating Online “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories

As regular readers know, I’m a big fan of “Choose Your Own Adventure” stories (The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” …

An Incredibly Useful Beginner's Photoshop Tutorial

Adobe Photoshop is the go-to photo editing and manipulation software available online, mainly used by professional photographers and designers. It …

Tutorials

There's a new kind of computer coming — and the mouse, keyboard, and touchscreen won't be enough to use it

Each new era of computing has brought with it a big change to how we interact with our devices. PCs ditched the punch card and gave us the mouse and keyboard. Smartphones got rid of the mouse and physical keyboard in favor of multitouch screens.<p>Get ready for touchscreens to fall out of favor soon …

Amazon Echo

Get Started on Your Winter Cycling Wardrobe With a Great Deal on This Craft Baselayer

Winter is coming, and not just on Game of Thrones. Before new winter cycling gear comes out at full price, there are a few chances to stock up on cheaper cold weather supplies, like baselayers. Available in blue and high-vis yellow, this Craft long-sleeve will keep you cozy on any cool ride.<p><i>Get it</i> …

Free Courses on Design from the Famous California Design Firm IDEO Start This Week

A quick fyi: This week, the famous California design firm IDEO has launched two free courses--a 7-week Introduction to Human-Centered Design and a …

Teaching the Art of Listening: How to Use Podcasts in the Classroom

As studies continue to prove the educational value of podcasts, educators across the country are using them to teach research skills, critical …

Teaching

4 great websites to help kids separate fact from fiction. #fakenews #medialiteracy https://t.co/Q6oIPi4yUd

Here's how to become a social media marketing guru for less than $35

Internet history was made on May 22, 2005, when YouTube co-founder Steve Chen posted a video of his cat called "Pajamas and Nick Drake." That …

Fully modular desk is every computer geek's dream come true

Matej Grozdanovic had a dream. His dream was to build the best computer desk in the world. Even better, he wanted to build a desk that can be used in …

The One Item to Bring Back From Every Country in Europe That Will Fit in Your Carry-on

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>One of the major problems that every traveller encounters is luggage capacity, especially if …

Best coding toys and games for kids

Improve your child's STEM skills with these fun games and toys that help them learn how to code<p>1 Osmo Coding<p>Osmo combines an iPad app and interactive …

Kids

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Ed Tech Digest

Three years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post …

Google Partners with ISTE and Others to Create Digital Citizenship Game

By Meghan Bogardus CortezBe Internet Awesome aims to educate digital civility in an interactive way.

Education Technology

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Create Your Own AR Experiences on Metaverse

Metaverse is a free platform for creating your own augmented reality activities for others to experience on their iPhones and Android phones. Through …

Education Technology

How should Technology be taught in a 21st Century School?

The contrast in the way technology is taught in schools in the UK and USA is fascinating.<p><b>England:</b> From September 2013 onwards a new “computing” …

Multi-material 3D printer squirts out homemade electronic circuits

Everything from paper sculptures to candies can be printed from devices small enough to fit on the counter at home, but the NexD1 (which the team …

Has Your School Reached an Edtech Plateau? Here’s the Key to Moving the Needle

column | Technology in School<p>Has Your School Reached an Edtech Plateau? Here’s the Key to Moving the Needle<p>By Kerry Gallagher (Columnist)     Dec 11, …

Learning and STEM toys we love

<i>By Courtney Schley</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that supports its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>We don't think …

Kids

14 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions on Phuket Island

Phuket Island<p>Share:<p>Phuket is Thailand's largest island, and arguably the most famous. Blue waters, sandy beaches, spicy Thai cuisine, and excellent …

Phuket

64 Stunningly Scandinavian Interior Designs

It’s straightforward while remaining ultra-functional. It celebrates natural light in a place that can go many months with very little sun. It there …

Interior Design

Engaging Game Design App Provides Powerful STEM Learning

0<p>SHARES<p><i>App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech</i> …

Trend spotting: How to get the 'farmhouse modern' look

In 2014, Manhattan Beach architect David Watson started getting requests to design and remodel homes in what clients were referring to as "farmhouse modern." It marked a shift from the more typical requests of his South Bay clients to create beach-friendly Hamptons-inspired houses. Two years later, …

Farmhouses

The Best Black Friday Deals on Tools and Electronics

The winter holiday shopping season is absolutely the best time to grow or upgrade your tool collection, and it’s also a great time to stock up on Maker parts, supplies, and breakout boards that you might need for your upcoming projects.<p>My name’s Stuart, and you might have seen my name in Make’s …

Woodworking

Design Thinking Is the Innovation Tool Your Company Needs

Design thinking might be the process improvement you've been looking for.<p>Those who work in highly creative roles are already aware of the impact a unique and innovative design can have on a business' bottom line. However, a solid design can be applied to more than just a product or …

Design

How Root Wants to Bring Coding to Every Classroom

Root is a programmable robot that solves the main problem with teaching kids to code: it helps grown-ups learn to code too Image: Root <i>This is a guest</i> …

Creativity is Based on Knowledge

Reading Time: 3 minutesCan creativity be cultivated in our current school system? I’ve been watching more and more TED talks lately, and what

TED Talks

12+ spots that will make any New Zealander proud

<i>Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that connects you with fellow travelers and locals, and</i> …

National Parks

pi-top

The new <i>pi-top</i><p><b>pi-top</b> is an award winning ecosystem designed to make experimenting, coding and building electronics, simple, affordable and …