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Kids coding app Tynker expands to Android and adds game-making mode

Education technology startup Tynker is expanding to Android, after attracting more than 8.8 million children to computer programming courses through its website and iPad app.<p>The company has launched its Android tablet app on the Google Play app store, including a new mode – also available in the …

10 Risks Every Teacher Should Take With Their Class

As I work with students and teachers there is one common thread that the “stand-out” classrooms share: <b>They take risks</b>. Not only do these students and …

How I Brought Back Joy in My Classroom

I continue to ponder the concept of joy in schools and more so the seeming lack of it. Yet, I look at my own classroom and I know that we have a lot …

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools

ISTE | ISTE blog

Even if you can’t make it to Chicago for ISTE 2018, you can get a taste of the conference experience from wherever you are.<p>At ISTE 2018, you’ll find …

How Gamification Uncovers Nuance In The Learning Process

How Gamification Uncovers Nuance In The Learning Process by Terry Heick Gamification is simply the application of game-like mechanics to non-game …

Pedagogy

Smarter Teaching: 10 Ways You’ll Know You’re Doing It Right

<b>Smarter Teaching: 10 Ways You’ll Know You’re Doing It Right</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>Notice that we didn’t use the more vague “good teacher” …

Why Every Student Needs a Teacher Champion

In her TED talk teacher Rita Pierson reminds educators what lies at the foundation of learning -- the relationship between the teacher and the …

12 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow

<b>15 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Ed note: this post has been updated and added-to from a 2013 post</i><p>You love teaching, your love …

Learn to Code with Harvard’s Intro to Computer Science Course And Other Free Tech Classes

I’ll confess, when it comes to computers, I’m pretty much strictly a user. And these days, with the potential freedom and creatively afforded by open …

The Best 10 Google Docs Tips For Teachers As They Go Back To School

Advertisement<p>Back-to-school time is underway, and I’m sure you teachers are already balancing your lives, your classroom, and your pesky …

Why Programming Teaches So Much More Than Technical Skills

For example, Blazes and Hounyo, both now high school students in the Washington, D.C. area, each won acclaim for helping to design educational video …

With Agogo, RioPort Co-Founder J.D. Heilprin Aims To Bring All Your Audio Content Into A Single Service

If you spend a lot of time listening to content on a smarthone or tablet, there’s a good chance that experience is spread across multiple services — maybe one app for music that you’ve actually downloaded, another for Internet radio, another for podcasts, and so on. Now a startup called Agogo is …

The 2013 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs

If it takes a village to raise a child, how many people does it take to train an educator? It’s hard to say, but 50 helping hands seems like a good …

Digital Trends Shifting the Role of Teachers

Complete Coverage<p>—Emile Wamsteker for Education Week<p>Digital content shifts educators into coaching, guiding modes<p>Chris Merkert, a veteran teacher who …

How Technology Is Changing The Way Organizations Learn

People used to be valued for knowing a trade. Then came the industrial revolution and those skills became devalued. Machines took over physical labor and most people either did simple, repetitive tasks or managed those who did.<p>Now, we are entering a new industrial revolution and machines are …

Using Technology to Make Essential Questions an Essential Part of Your Instruction

<i>Updated February 14, 2017</i><p>In an extremely thoughtful and well-written post, On genuine vs. bogus inquiry, Grant Wiggins writes<p><i>Merely posting the EQs</i> …

Google Search: 10 Questions Answers to Help You Search Smarter!

At the Google Teacher Academy Lisa Thumann awed me with her lively presentation on Google Search. I must do an average of 15 searches a day on a wide …

Common Core: Evaluating The Credibility of Digital Sources

Students today are hyper connected to information, but do they know how to research? Nope.<p>Anecdotally, I know from my own work with students that the …

10 Online Tools to Master Language Teaching

<b>You can’t have fun teaching online without getting your hands dirty!!</b><p>As an online teacher, a great part of my work involves utilizing the best …

10 Signs You're a Tech Savvy Teacher

Are you a plugged-in, twittering ed-tech expert, or a terrified technophobe with a dusty blackboard? If you think you’re brave enough to find out, …

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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