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Google, ISTE, and the Death of EdTech

ISTE ’18 was all abuzz with imminent news of a major announcement from <i>Google</i>. This, the <i>Google</i> foot soldiers proclaimed, was going to be the most …

Education Technology

Transforming Classrooms into Thriving Learning Communities with an LMS! My #ISTE18 ItsLearning Keynote

This past week the incredible Alan November and I delivered mini keynotes for the Rethink Learning Summit hosted by ItsLearning. Huge thanks to Noah …

Student Research Showcased At Manetuck STEM Fair

Students in grades K-5 at West Islip's Manetuck Elementary School recently participated in a schoolwide STEM Fair.<p>WEST ISLIP, NY - <b>From West Islip</b> …

Tips for Teaching Someone How to Knit

It seems like everyone at one point or another will have the opportunity to teach someone how to knit, whether it’s a friend, family member, church …

The Best Resources For Teacher & Student Podcasting

I’ve had a bunch of podcasting resources at The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English, and thought it would be useful to move them over to their …

Roy Green: Many are happy to be deplorables

When Hillary Clinton postulated in 2016 that half of Donald Trump’s supporters belonged to a “basket of deplorables” and were prone to “racist, …

Here Are Six New Features Google Added To Its Apps And Devices This Week

Keeping up with Google can wear you out because the company always has something new to offer. Not everything works, but Google never stops trying. Here are six new features that are rolling out now for Google’s apps and devices.<p><b>Personal overview page added to the Assistant app</b><p>Android Police …

Apps

Five award-winning teachers talk recharging over the summer

As Chicagoland students rejoice at the end of school, teachers also approach the summer with excitement – to be able to relax and recuperate from a …

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

World Health Organization's New 'Gaming Disorder' Raises Questions About Role of Educational Games

For the first time, the World Health Organization has officially designated "gaming disorder" among its list of mental health addictive behaviors.<p>The …

Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week

Every week, we're delivering five easy-to-make, insanely delicious dinners, so you can put that takeout habit on hold.<p>1 Monday: Chicken Primavera …

9 Stretches to Help Relieve a Tight Lower Back

Whether your lower back feels tight often or occasionally, it’s important to listen to your body and take steps to loosen tension. A tight lower back …

Using Book Creator in the Elementary Classroom - Book Creator app

Our latest free ebook focuses on the use of Book Creator in the early years.<p>We’re on a roll now with our series of educational ebooks, and we have a …

Science Says Listening To ASMR Videos Gives You "Brain Orgasms" & I'm Intrigued

Have you ever gotten goosebumps when someone whispered in your ear? Or experienced that chilling, brain-tingling sensation when listening to a white …

CPD Picks of The Week

How do we take teacher wellbeing seriously? This week our spotlight is on school or class transition and our topThe post CPD Picks of The Week …

Kevin O'Leary: 'Never' rely on a joint bank account — even if you're married

Even when you're in love, you need to prioritize your own financial future.<p>That's according to a star of ABC's "Shark Tank" and personal finance …

How to Transfer Data Between Two Computers Without Losing Anything

If you’ve treated yourself to a shiny new computer then the excitement might be tempered somewhat by the thought of having to shift all your files …

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

If you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. Whether you like it or not, that’s how today’s students see it. They are growing …

These Heart-Healthy Snacks are So Much Better for You Than a Granola Bar

No matter how healthy you eat for breakfast and lunch, a growling stomach can make you succumb to a midday snack of packaged chips or a sugary …

Your Yoga Prescription: How to get rid of a headache without Advil

<i>Tiffany Cruikshank is the smart, cool creator of Yoga Medicine, a method that pairs yoga with holistic health practices to address the modern-life</i> …

Should Children Sit A Financial Literacy Exam?

Pixabay<p>Dreaded by many and loved by few, exam season is upon us. In schools up and down the country teenagers will be frantically scribbling, busily …

17 Delicious Overnight Oats Recipes That Future You Will Thank You For

Pumpkin spice or PB&J?<p>All you need to do is soak rolled oats in (dairy or non-dairy) milk for a few hours in the fridge, and the oats will reach that perfect consistency. They allow you to quickly prep a week's worth of breakfasts at once, and you can customize the basic formula with different …

Spot Check Assignments with Google Classroom (Video Overview)

Research projects strike fear into the heart of most students. These big projects also strike fear into the hearts of teachers because they require a …

7 Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

Foam roller stretches and hip flexor stretches can help to relieve tightness in the hips.<p>1. Foam roller stretch<p>You can use a foam roller to loosen up …

Identity Warriors Have Infiltrated the Sciences. Here’s the Damage They’re Doing.

In conversations with most college officials, many CEOs, many politicians, and race hustlers, it’s not long before the magical words “diversity” and …

Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Google's Chrome OS platform sure has come a long way.From the early days, when Chrome OS was little more than an experimental "browser in a box," to …

The Ultimate Guide to Organizing Your Messy Chrome Bookmarks

Woe is the Chrome user who has an overflowing Bookmark Bar—or worse, that single folder they use to store anything interesting they see …

The ridiculously simple 50/20/30 money rule everyone needs to know about.

You might want to sit down for this one. There’s a new budgeting rule doin’ the rounds and it could change the way you look at your bank balance. …