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Why We’re All Deficient In Magnesium, The Many Signs & What To Do

Signs of magnesium deficiency are everywhere in the United States, if you know what to look for. Unfortunately, the symptoms are so incredibly common …


Experts advocate video games for learning


Panel discussion at the inaugural Australian STEM Video Game Challenge awards ceremony. Photo ©ACER 2014.

Academics, policy makers and industry …

Game Based Learning

Learning {RE}imagined - Sir Ken Robinson – Learning {Re}imagined

As a treat for the readers of this blog here is a longer and more complete interview with Sir Ken Robinson that was recorded as part of the Learning …


Teaching in the Age of Minecraft

A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.

Like many 11-year-olds in Texas, Ethan had to build a model of the Alamo as a school project. Often, students make their dioramas out of paper mache or popsicle sticks, but Ethan’s teacher gave him …


Tools of the Trade: My Essentials for Teaching, Learning, Collaborating, and Sharing

I rarely write posts about tech tools in recent years, but I thought I would briefly share some of my “go to” resources that have become an integral …


This Is What a Student-Designed School Looks Like

The Independent Project/ image from Charles Tsai’s movieWhen Sam Levin was a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, …


Top 20 in Educational Technology to Connect with through Social Media

Interested in growing your personal learning network? We informally queried the AACE community and beyond resulting in these top 20 suggestions for …

Education Technology

The Scrubba Bag Means Handwashing Your Laundry With Ease

If you’re out in the wild for a long period of time, you’re gonna start smelling like a witch’s armpits in no time if you don’t wash your clothes now …


5 ways to keep your data safe right now

There seems to be a new data breach in the news every week — a major company hacked, millions of usernames, passwords or credit card numbers stolen. …


Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculcum

Educators typically think of using digital and video games as the actual learning tool, but one teacher is using video games for something else …

Game Based Learning

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Arcade in Swedish airport raises money for Red Cross

A map of GTA 5′s Los Santos has already been created for City: Skylines, which has been out for less than a week. Created by grockefeller and posted …

Red Cross

30 Killer Resources For Gamifying eLearning

Killer Gamified eLearning Resources

Following on from my previous posts on gamifying eLearning, in this post I’ve curated a bunch of killer resources …


Blog Archive » Developing students’ digital literacies

There is a nice JISC report out on ‘Developing students’ digital literacy’. They define digital literacies as ‘the capabilities, which fit someone …


The Art of Simple Questions: How Simple Questions Lead to Great Innovations

There is a myth that successful companies begin with grandiose ambitions. The implication is that entrepreneurs should start with megalomaniac goals …

Guy Kawasaki

The Siberian crater saga is more widespread — and scarier — than anyone thought

In the middle of last summer came news of a bizarre occurrence no one could explain. Seemingly out of nowhere, a massive crater appeared in one of …


A 5-Minute Guide to Evernote

by C.K. MacLeod

Do you use Evernote to capture ideas and research? Many writers do. Evernote isn't difficult to learn. Here’s my five-minute guide to …


Going Paperless Quick Tip: Clipping Email with the Evernote Web Clipper

I was recently asked if there was a way to automatically eliminate the header information you get in a note when you forward an email message to your …


This Graphic Explains All the Health Hazards of Sitting for Too Long

By now, you already know that prolonged sittingis bad for your body. But what exactly goes on when you sit for hours every day? This graphic from the …

Cool Stuff

How to Be Productive The Mindmap of 35 Habits of the Uber-Productive.


10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Evernote Master

Evernoteis well established as the go-to app for organizing just about everything in your life. Whether it's notes for a novel or bookmarks from the …


Using Evernote (the right way)

I believe that the best insights are made possible when they’re built from the best knowledge available. Discovering that information gets easier and …

The beginning of the end for email

Email isn’t going to die in 2015, or anytime in the foreseeable future, but this could be the year that alternatives finally start to gain traction.

Along with global warming, the Ebola virus, and gridlock politics, this year, for me at least, something far less life- and society-threatening also …

Use Note Links to Connect Essential Content in Evernote

What will you accomplish in 2015? Throughout January, we’re sharing our favorite #EvernoteTips, shortcuts, and tricks perfect for powering


The Future of the Web Is 100 Years Old - Issue 21: Information

The Earth may not be flat, but the web certainly is.“There is no ‘top’ to the World-Wide Web,” declared a 1992 foundational document from the World …

World Wide Web

Umberto Eco – How to Write a Thesis (MIT Press)

Umberto Eco’s 1977 book How to Write a Thesis now out in translation from MIT Press.By the time Umberto Eco published his best-selling novel The Name


Creative Commons logo acquired by MoMA and featured in new exhibit - Creative Commons

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) announced today its acquisition* of the Creative Commons logo and license icons into its permanent collection, …