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Making a Makerspace: Two Weeks In

The Makerspace has now been open for two weeks. Two exhausting but exciting weeks. Two weeks of learning, for the students and for me.<p>When I put …

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Click on Me! Create Interactive YouTube Videos.

Posted on February 3, 2014 | by Bill<p>Videos are traditionally linear and directive. In the classroom, videos are designed to either dispense …

Teach with Trash: Tissue Box Science

One thing readers most request is inexpensive (or free) teaching materials. Here is the first “Teach with Trash” idea, and I plan to have more to …

mathlanding.org

News from MathlandingAll news items<p>Archived Webinars<p>These webinars are jam packed with great apps and effective strategies to use in your Math …

ASCD Awarded Grant to Offer Free Virtual Teacher Networks

Alexandria, VA (08/06/2013)—ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of …

San Francisco schools expanding outdoor classroom program

click to enlarge<p>Thousands of students in 22 San Francisco elementary schools will return to class this fall with a new piece of curriculum: outdoor …

Computers in class: do’s & don’t’s

City Council Speaker and mayoral frontrunner Christine Quinn wants to play Santa Claus and give every New York City school kid an iPad to replace …

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Playground Adventures: A STEAM Program

I had a great conversation with a library mom the other day. She came to tell me how much her son enjoys the school-age science programs at my …

The Tomorrow Toolkit

Platypus Police Squad Book Talk

Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills

Complete Coverage<p>Improving web research tactics is a priority<p>Sara Shaw, an elementary school teacher in Avon, Mass., realized she needed to teach …

Five tech-savvy schools that focus on ed-tech

These five schools and districts are modeling ed-tech success.<p>Many schools have learning technologies and ed-tech tools. But what sets exemplary …

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Pilot hopes to draw students to computer programming through music

Far fewer females and minorities are pursing computer programming, even as demand grows.<p>Students in Mike Reilly’s computer programming classes could …

What Bill Gates Didn’t Say About Videotaping Teachers In His TED Talk On Education

Bill Gates announced his multi-billion dollar plan to videotape teachers in his TED Talk earlier this month (see The Best Of “TED Talks On …

Twelve learning technologies with big education potential

A number of technologies could impact education in the coming years.<p>Technologies that enable more personalized learning are poised at the forefront …

How to engage parents online more effectively

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has teamed up with North Carolina’s Guilford County Schools to make its digital content and interactive learning tools …

The Other 21st Century Skills

The Other 21st Century Skills<p>Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century (I know it is …