Emily Brown

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12 steps to a ‘Great Teacher’ reputation.

<b>Introduction.</b><p>I’m celebrating writing my 100th post, by trying to link together various posts relating to teaching. I suggest in my post ‘How do I …

Tip of the Week – Six Great Ways to Publish Student Work

We know that the world is moving online and that to prepare our kids for that world, we need to train them to use that world’s tools.<p>We know that …

Teacher talk: the missing link - David Didau

Back in 2008 I was told by an Ofsted inspector that I talked too much. I had always prided myself on being considered an outstanding teacher, and was …

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Microsoft Office 365 Versus Google Apps in the Battle for Education

Many schools, colleges and universities around the world are considering a move to cloud-based systems and there are certainly many benefits to this …

Michael Gove heckled at head teachers' conference in Birmingham

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/education/979000/979448_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524652777_cd52530c1011d588f09ef1f4748e0898<p><b>The education secretary faced one of the angriest receptions of his three years in office when he appeared before head teachers in …

10 Great Tools to Integrate with your Google Docs

This is how to install apps below in your Google drive :<br>Head over to your Google Drive, click on create, then click on " connect more apps", then …

Google Drive for Teachers with ‘How-to’ video links – Learning and Innovation

Google has tripled free storage space, across Gmail, Google+ and Drive, bringing the total to 15GB. This is a serious move by Google as it places the …

Education -- A Bridge to the Future

<b>By Jason Doherty, Founder of Daraja Academy</b><p>I can only compare a life without a secondary education to being sentenced to a life behind bars for something you had not done... in fact, something you had worked your entire life attempting to avoid. Behind those bars you watch others live the life …

Public Education 100 Years Ago: Could You Have Passed 8th Grade In 1912?

We've all heard it from our parents and grandparents before: "In MY day…"<p>But before you head toward the eye-roll, less conspicuous tune-out or the more polite nod-and-smile, the Bullitt County Museum has posted a recent donation: the 1912 eighth grade exit exam for the Kentucky county's …

Protest Builds Against Pearson, Testing, and Common Core

When it comes to standardized testing, students and schools don't usually have a choice. But now, 61 schools across the state, including 47 in New York City, are flat-out refusing to participate in the latest round of tests . . . a growing number of students won't be participating. On Thursday …

Tips to Wrap Up the School Year!

Inquiry Learning Vs. Standardized Content: Can They Coexist?

So how can you, as a teacher, help move the dialogue forward? First, you can focus on becoming a highly-effective project based learning (PBL) …

Obama Slams G.O.P Student Loan Proposal as "Not Smart," Urges Congress to Act

At a Rose Garden event surrounded by students today, President Obama pressured Congress to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling from 3.4 …

Google Spices Up Search With Nutritional Data

Google announced during a presentation on Thursday morning in New York City it will be bringing more nutritional information to search.<p>Starting …

Who Multi-Tasks and Why? Multi-Tasking Ability, Perceived Multi-Tasking Ability, Impulsivity, and Sensation Seeking

Abstract<p>The present study examined the relationship between personality and individual differences in multi-tasking ability. Participants enrolled at …

Crazy popular Dots iPhone game moves to the iPad with multiplayer mode

Dots came out just a month ago, but it has turned into an enormously popular game. And tomorrow Betaworks, the startup that created it, is releasing an iPad version of the game with a brand new multiplayer mode.<p>The game is beyond simple. You move dots around the screen, attempting to connect as …

Dropbox is down, it’s not just you [UPDATE: It’s back]

Stop the presses, because it seems Dropbox is down. A lot of users have reported that files aren’t uploading to their Dropbox accounts like usual. …

Blackboard Offers Anti-Bullying Texting Service for Free to Every K-12 School in America

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. has launched <i>TipTxt</i>™, a two-way texting service that encourages students to confidentially …