Technology for Teaching & Learning

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

Seesaw vs. Google Classroom: What's the Best Management App for Your Classroom?

<b>Price: Free, paid ($120/teacher/year)<br>Platform: Android, iOS, Kindle Fire, Chrome<br>Recommended grades: K–12</b><p><b>Price: Free<br>Platform: Android, iOS,</b> …

Kindle Fire

Parent Engagement in the Digital Age

In school districts around the country, handwritten notes, calls home, and face-to-face meetings are rapidly ceding ground to new technologies that …

There are not enough moonshots taken in education

I am extremely lucky to work in an organization that sets enormously high standards and one that accepts disequilibrium as part of the change …

Adopt

Who is Gen Z? How teens are consuming content

Defined loosely as the generation born approximately between 1996-2011, Generation Z is 25% of the world's population and is poised to surpass other …

Millennials

A List of 10 Social Media Skills for Every Modern Teacher [Infographic]

Social media skills have an increasingly useful presence in modern classrooms. Teachers and students use them to connect and to expand learning, and …

The First 9 Months: First Year Teacher Full Documentary

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, …

Machine 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 …

Seth Godin

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

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

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

Education

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 …

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 …

Education

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? | WIRED

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 | …

Instagram

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 …

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> …

Nonprofits

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 …

Software

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