Technology for Teaching & Learning

By Cyndi Kuhn | DED 318 Class for Pre-Service Teachers at Kansas State University

Dynamic Learning v. Static Learning (DO THIS, NOT THAT)

Pinterest<p>Dynamic Learning v. Static Learning (DO THIS, NOT THAT) #SUL #edtech #edchat<p>Click To Tweet<p>Create More Dynamic Learning Experiences<p>Do This, …

Learning

Daily Blogging and an Ode to RSS

One of my favorite Twitter lists which I follow regularly in Flipboard is “Gigaom Vets.” The list includes people who previously worked for GigaOm …

Om Malik

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Internet Safety and Cyberbullying<p>Classroom strategies to fight cyberhate include not supporting or reinforcing it, reporting it, supporting the …

Digital Literacy

Using the TPS Teachers Network album feature to make your kids smarter

Most of you are already aware of the vast amount of resources, lesson plans, and teaching materials available at the Library of Congress. You can …

Library of Congress

Education - Teachers

Autism Spectrum

Blair High Schoolers Meet Lunch Buddies With New Phone App Designed to Combat Bullying

Silver Spring student looks to introduce Sit With Us app to other schools<p>By Bethany Rodgers Follow @BethRodgersBB<p>Published: 2017.10.03 09:58<p>Jake …

Education

Poor Math Scores – Should We Really Blame the Teacher?

I am listening to a rebroadcast of a CBC Ottawa interview on the Ontario Math curriculum with Mary Reid from OISE. This is one of a series of …

Stop Standing Still

Another year begins, and some are ready to approach it as they have many times before.<p>For those of you who don’t realize it though, we do not work in …

Why Institutions Must Go Paperless in Their Management

Technology in hands now is making our functions easier and surprisingly environment friendly; it is our moral duty to make the minor changes by …

Paperless Office

It’s Time for a New Core Curriculum

Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. For decades, these subjects have been the staple of the modern American educational system. The …

6 Questions To Ask Your Students On Day One

It’s that time again – time to think about that very first day of school and how you greet your class on day one. How will you begin to create an …

Pedagogy

15 Ways to Use Play-Doh in the Junior High or High School Classroom

© 500 px / rolfo.de<p>This list of Play-Doh activities is meant for use in the junior high or high school classroom, and will employ kinesthetic …

Instagram’s CEO Wants to Clean Up the Internet—But Is That a Good @&#$ing Idea?

SCROLL DOWN<p>SCROLL DOWN<p>SCROLL DOWN<p>Instagram’s Kevin Systrom wants to clean up the &#%$@! internet.<p>by Nicholas Thompson | photographs by Art Streiber | …

10 Ways to Overcome Teacher Stress for Educators of All Levels

Educators of every kind know about the often-daily need to overcome teacher stress. You know the workload, the schedules, and the expectations. The …

Wellness

My name is Matt, and I ditched my homework. Here’s why

Most of my teachers gave me homework as a student. Most of the teachers in my building assigned homework when I started teaching. I just assumed I …

Homework

Beautiful Free Images

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Why Stickers, Pizza Parties, and Tickets Didn’t Work in My Classroom

It was towards the middle of my first year teaching (8th grade) when it hit me: My class was spinning out of control, and it was all my fault. I was …

Teaching

Prepping students for future computer science jobs

Computer Science

To err is human – and a powerful prelude to learning

<i>Once a month, this column</i> <i>will examine the insights that science offers about the way people learn, and how such findings could influence schools.</i> …

Education

It puts kids to sleep. And just so ya know . . . that’s a bad thing. (Plus 18 ways to make it better)

Shocker. Lecturing to students puts them to sleep. Who could have guessed? Well . . . I should have. But I didn’t. During my first few years as a …

Teaching

Yoink is the macOS Shelf Utility I Want on iOS Too

At WWDC, I was disappointed that the iOS 11 announcements didn't include a shelf where content can be temporarily parked. When Federico and Sam Beckett made an iOS 11 concept video earlier this year they included a shelf, which felt like a natural way to make touch-based drag and drop simpler. I …

12 secrets of teachers who trimmed 10+ hours off their workweeks

One of the questions a lot of teachers like to ask 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club members is:<b>“What exactly did you learn to do differently through the</b> …

Time Management

iOS 11 Tips: Two-Factor Authentication Replaces Two-Step Verification

A little over two months ago, I wrote a Tips article covering Apple’s Two-Step Verification and Trusted Devices. This is a very important weapon in constant battle to protect your accounts from unauthorized access, and I highly recommended that anyone reading this who is not already on iOS 11 …

ISTE 2017: Digital Initiative Pays Off for Kansas Students and Teachers

• ​A 1:1 initiative was designed to increase student engagement and drive academic achievement.<br>• Mobile devices created opportunities for learning beyond …

Using Augmented Reality for Writing Prompts

Here’s my new post for LitLife’s blog about using augmented reality as a literacy tool! Check out LitLife’s blog for more posts and literacy tips. …

Augmented Reality

Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume

A love for avocado lattes and Snapchat filters are just a few of the stereotypes following Millennials these days. But students are now pushing back …

Education

Google developed a school curriculum to help kids fight trolls and hackers

Google is launching an educational program designed to teach kids about phishing, internet harassment, passwords, and other internet safety issues. Called “Be Internet Awesome,” it includes a classroom curriculum and a video game called <i>Interland.</i> It was developed with help from teachers, YouTube …