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How Flipped Classrooms Are Growing and Changing

A new survey shows the flipped classroom model is expanding and changing in K–12 classrooms, with 30 percent more teachers adopting the teaching …

The Myths of Technology Series – “Technology equals engagement”

<i>For ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, I will be presenting on the “Myths of Technology and Learning”. As I am really thinking about what I will be sharing at the</i> …

Education Technology

ISTE | ISTE blog

Even if you can’t make it to Chicago for ISTE 2018, you can get a taste of the conference experience from wherever you are.<p>At ISTE 2018, you’ll find …

Projects / Blackboard - The Voice of the Active Learner

It’s an ongoing debate: the legalization of marijuana. A new twist on the hotly contested debate came in the form of a typical branding challenge, …

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

In fact, the business world has a lot to learn from educators: what motivates people, how to inspire people to perform well. But educators can also …

Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education

<b>Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Some educators are upset.<p>Recently I’ve noticed an increasing number of ed folks</i> …

Why It's Important to Talk Math With Kids

But speaking to them about numbers, fractions, and decimals? Not so much. And yet studies show that “number talk” at home is a key predictor of young …

Flip Your PD for Extra Flexibility & Support

One of the most popular topics in education today is the Flipped Classroom, a model in which teachers send their students home with a lesson (usually …

Ten Questions You Should Ask Before You Flip Your Classroom

<i>This is a a guest post by Jon Bergmann, pioneer in the Flipped Class Movement.</i><p>As the school year starts, many teachers are wanting to implement …

Education Technology

Don't Weigh the Elephant -- Feed the Elephant: Feedback Is Key in Assessment

If we were to emphasize feeding our students' brains, what would we feed them? Most answers would focus on content in the language arts, science, or …

Education

5 TED Talks That May Change Your View on Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The incredible popularity of the TED Talks series makes sense. In an age where your marketing plan needs to include multimedia to be successful, why should you be any different when it comes to consuming inspiration? Just like your …

Public Speaking

8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>We’ve all attended a training session or meeting where we sat quietly and stared at slides while listening to a presenter drone on about this and that.<p>For the presenter, it was more important to get through their slides than engage with the group. The …

Public Speaking

Age of Distraction: Why It's Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus

Perhaps the most well known study on concentration is a longitudinal study conducted with over 1,000 children in New Zealand by Terrie Moffitt and …

Google faces complaint to European regulator over 'predatory pricing'

Google's provision of its Android operating system for free is anti-competitive "predatory pricing", according to a complaint filed with European regulators by Fairsearch Europe, a group whose members include bitter rival Microsoft.<p>The group says Android is "a deceptive way to build advantages" …

UK air pollution: why are we only now waking up to this public health crisis?

When Justin Bieber collapsed last week at the O2 arena in London and was taken to a private clinic feeling "short of breath" and needing oxygen, the rumours started flying that he had had an asthma attack. They were denied by his management, but it would have been understandable if he had. Most of …

Anxiety drug found in rivers changes fish behaviour

Drugs to treat anxiety in people may alter the behaviour of fish when the chemicals are flushed into rivers, according to scientists. Swedish researchers found that European perch exposed to tiny concentrations of a drug became less sociable, ate more and became more adventurous – all changes in …

August home sales up 1.7%

Existing-home sales in August rose to highest level in more than six years.<p>Strong existing-home sales in August may result in weaker numbers in the coming months if buyers rush to close deals anticipating higher interest rates.<p>Existing-home sales increased 1.7% in August from July, the National …

Why Is Starbucks So Expensive in China?

And why do people go there anyway? The culture and economics of drinking lattes in China<p>In fairness, per capita income is a crude way to measure the buying power of Starbucks' actual customer base: The majority of its stores are located in China's large, coastal cities, where most people earn a lot …

A fire at a factory in China could make all your gadgets more expensive this year

Everything from smartphones to laptops to tablets could get a little more costly due to a fire this week at a Korean firm’s factory in Wuxi, China, where a substantial portion of the world’s memory chips are made. The Sept. 4 inferno at SK Hynix’s fabrication facility sent the price of benchmark …

Gear & Gadgets

India’s onion shortage: Groupon to the rescue | Financial Times

Print this page<p>When we think of Groupon, the US-based daily deals website, it’s usually for cut-price getaways, budget fine dining or an affordable …

Fast-Food Strikes Expand Across U.S. to 50 Cities

Fast-food workers vowed to walk off the job today in more than 50 U.S. cities as they ratchet up pressure on McDonald’s Corp. and Wendy’s Co. to …