Karen Kondek

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The 65 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like Zara, without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive list of the …

The Best Way to Lose Weight in a Week With the 7-Day Diet Plan

We worked with registered dietician Junelle Lupiani to create a satisfying, comprehensive week-long plan that will leave you full, healthy, and one step closer to that summer body of your dreams.<p>If we had a penny for each time we heard the phrase "bikini body" this summer, we'd be very, very rich. …

To Get the Most Out of Tablets, Use Smart Curation

As technologies have developed, the tools and objects of curation have become increasingly accessible. For decades, teachers have arranged …

The Future of Tablets in Education: Potential Vs. Reality of Consuming Media

In the connected reading mode, we ask students to treat texts as nodes in a network of information. We ask them to quickly synthesize multiple …

The iPad as a Tool for Creation to Strengthen Learning

Seymour Papert, the developer of the LOGO computing language, begins his landmark book Mindstorms with a story about gears he played with as a child. …

Play

Something about this very simple list struck a chord with many educators. Author Bill Ferriter explains: "Kids AREN'T motivated by technology. …

Teaching

Boredom Busters: 50 Fantastic Play-and-Learn Apps, Sites, and Toys

<b>MINECRAFT</b><b>.</b> This online game lets you build entire worlds out of blocks. Minecraft’s visual simplicity belies what is a completely open-ended and …

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …

How to Enable Two-Step Verification for Your Apple ID – MacStories

Today, as originally reported by 9to5Mac, Apple has rolled out two-step verification for Apple IDs. Two-step verification makes it more difficult for someone to compromise your Apple ID by adding an additional layer of security. In this case, it’s an iOS device you own such as your iPhone (iPads …

7 free ways to capture student responses without costly clickers

<b>Most educators are familiar with student response systems (SRS) a.k.a. clickers. Common brands are eInstruction, Sentio, TurningPoint, Activote.</b> …