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The 21 Most Important Questions Of Your Life

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned from reading books, interviewing smart people, and having conversations with my mentors is that …

Note-Taking

The Feynman Technique: The Best Way to Learn Anything

There are four simple steps to <b>the Feynman Technique</b>, which I'll explain below:<p>Choose a Concept<br>• Teach it to a Toddler<br>• Identify Gaps and Go Back to The …

Get paid to cuddle cats in the most hygge job ever

Dream jobs have been seriously taken up a notch recently. Now, instead of making a vision board of your plans to reach CEO status, you can envision …

Helping Strangers May Help Teens' Self-Esteem

At the start of the new year, parents may encourage their teens to detox from social media, increase exercise, or begin a volunteer project. While kids may bristle at the thought of posting fewer selfies, surveys indicate 55 percent of adolescents enjoy volunteering. And according to a recent …

Psychology

What Kind of Group Work Encourages the Most Original Thinking?

When I first read <i>Originals</i> I couldn’t help but take notes. What I jotted down was essentially a to-do list for how I could be more creative, how I …

Teaching

Are Digital Schools the Wave of the Future?

<i>Co-authored by Lakshmi, a Mobicip blogger who is just as passionately opinionated about the juxtaposition of technology, parenting and education.</i><p>A recent (2014) report, "Keeping Pace with K-12 Digital Learning" by the Evergreen Education Group points out that in the past academic year (2013-2014), …

Education Technology

Tech-Savvy Teaching: How Online Learning Helps Students & Teachers

President Obama is pushing for schools to increase their use of technology in the classroom. Teachers nationwide are introducing “Bring Your Own …

Growth Mindset Reflective Questions for Teachers

December 10, 2014<br>Here is another interesting work from one of our favourite blog authors : Dr Jackie Gerstein. Of course you know her I have shared …

KQED

Like many districts serving low-income populations, it was fairly easy for Piedmont City School District officials in Alabama to find funds for …

Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - Rethinking ThingLink

<i>This is a guest post from Shawn McCusker of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on this site.</i><p>While there are some very creative web tools out there, …

Tablets turning the page on textbooks

Tablets’ increasing popularity has transformed the marketplace<p>With more than 170 million units sold, the iPad has revolutionized mobile computing …

Why the Microsoft Surface Tablet will be a major player in education

In my years as a teacher and then as a freelance consultant/trainer I have been very much at the forefront of the use of technology in education, and …

@derekrobertson's...

Tomorrow is my last day working at Education Scotland. I have worked under this banner for the past two years but previous to that and prior to …

DfE supporting ‘Tablets for Schools’ research findings

This sounds as if it has traction - but Carphone Warehouse? I’m from Cleethorpes as well (The owner is). Talk to me!

11 Steps Of Effective Project-Based Learning In A Blended Classroom

<i>In part 1 of this 6-part series, Thomas Stanley looked at an overview of blended learning, specifically the critical interactions of a blended</i> …

Study Shows 21st Century Skill Development Clearly Linked to Career Success

Report also indicates that many of the widely used technology and work skills needed in the work place are not being taught sufficiently in our …

Student Portfolios With Evernote

At the end of the school year, every student in the Primary School at The International School of Monaco gets a chance to show a portfolio of their …

Great Lessons at the Wellington Festival

The Spiritual Room at Wellington (photos via Wellington and @ZoeAndrewsAST)<p>It was a real thrill to take part in the Wellington Education Festival …

WeAreParents

Create Interactive Images With ThingLink’s New iPad App

ThingLink is one of my favorite tools that I’ve reviewed on Free Technology for Teachers. The free service allows you to make any image interactive …

20+ Apps to Support the Digital Storytelling Process

Throughout history, people have learned through stories. The metaphors and hidden messages help us to understand difficult concepts and themes. …

iPad Lessons

The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning

Welcome to the official guide to technology and learning by Edudemic! This part of Edudemic is meant to offer you, the teacher, some of the best and …

Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories?

Adobe Connect Mobile 2.1 Expands Virtual Classroom Support

Collaboration | News<p>Adobe has released Connect Mobile 2.1, an update to the conferencing and collaboration tool for iOS and Android.<p>Adobe Connect …