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3 Public Speaking Tips From The Most Popular TED Talk Ever

The talk is now at 27 million views — a full 8 million more than the next.<p>Let's pull apart Robinson's talk to see how he's been able to pull heartstrings, open eyes, and stir souls at such a massive scale, revealing a handful of techniques that you can apply to your next presentation.<p>In "Talk Like …

Public Speaking

33 Mind-Bending Paintings That Will Boost Your Creativity

Canadian artist Robert Gonsalves has spent decades perfecting his art, which intends to celebrate imagination and twist our perceptions of reality in …

Creativity

Use Your Phone to Control Google Slides Remotely

Earlier today Google announced a great update to the Google Slides apps for Android and iOS. The apps now support broadcasting through Chromecast and …

5 Questions To Drive Personal-Professional Learning

Image created by @GPearsonEDU using Canva.In a world where more and more people realize their voice matters, simply <i>engaging</i> people is not enough. …

Pedagogy

Student Blogging Activities and Tools That Don't Rely on Text

When we think about blogging we often think about writing. But the great thing about blogging is that it doesn’t have to be limited to written text. …

Blogging With Students In 5 Simple Steps

There are dozens of reasons why students should blog.There’s increased engagement by sharing with an authentic audience. Blogging encourages …

Teaching

Personalize, Not Standardize

I received the following question in one of my sessions today:How do you engage the teachers and students who think it is “easier” to just do it …

Education Technology

How to Create Image Collages and More on Canva

Canva is one of my favorite tools for creating image collages, slides, social media graphics, and infographics. The lesson plan library that Canva …

10 Good Apps & Sites for Creative Writing Projects

Developing fiction stories comes easily to some students. For others it can be a struggle to come up with ideas for fiction stories. The apps and …

11 Helpful Hints for Combining Google Drive With Symbaloo

<i>Last week I received an email from Travis Towne in which he described how he is using Symbaloo arrange and share Google Drive files. I thought it was</i> …

Education Technology

How Classroom Tech Evolves Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on June 23, 2015<p>The How Classroom Tech Evolves Infographic shows what the modern day classroom looks like and presents what the classroom of …

Education Technology

Kahoot! is gamifying the classroom

"The minute you're born, you learn by playing together," says Åsmund Furuseth, VP for business development of Kahoot!, a game-based learning platform …

Education Technology