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THE COPENHAGEN HOME OF VIPP’S HEAD DESIGNER | THE STYLE FILES

This is the home of Morten Bo Jensen, who is the head of design at Vipp, and his family. The loft apartment is located in a former factory building …

Decorating Twists Shaping Up a Highly Creative Small Apartment in Taiwan

In this creative small apartment in Taichung, Taiwan, <b>Z-AXIS DESIGN</b> (you may remember their home for newlyweds) uses some interesting decorating …

The Eight Characteristics Of Effective School Leaders

Trying to pin down what makes an effective school leader can be a little like trying to eat soup with a fork, but a group of academics has come up with what looks like a pretty good list.<p>I reported earlier this month on a study by experts at the Institute of Education (IoE) in London into the …

What Didn’t Happen in Edtech in 2013

Community<p>What Didn’t Happen in Edtech in 2013<p>By Dr. Jim Lewis     Dec 26, 2013<p>CC BY 2.0 Flickr user liza31337<p>This year marked a very noticeable surge …

Augmented Reality Is Almost Everywhere

There is less difference between our work and home devices, our tablets and our mobile phones. They are not meant for “work” or for the “home.” We just use them wherever we are. The idea of a balance or even the concept of an enterprise hardware manufacturer seems quaint.<p>The difference, really, is …

Why one professor created the first-ever social gaming platform for a MOOC

Many of you have already gotten a taste of the possibilities for gamification thanks to Professor Kevin Werbach’s popular course from the University …

How Do I Deal with a Frustratingly Dumb Coworker?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a coworker who, for lack of a better word, is really stupid. He asks me how to do the same thing several times per day, …

The Best Education Posts of 2013

• Show and tell<br>• Tap into prior knowledge<br>• Give time to talk<br>• Pre-teach vocabulary<br>• Use visual aids<br>• Pause, ask questions, pause, review<p>Each scaffolding strategy …

10 ways I use Google Forms in my tablet classroom - Oxford University Press

Image courtesy of TBR.<p><i>Mohamed El-Ashiry takes a look at ways of using Google Forms in the classroom.</i><p>I am one of Google Forms‘ biggest fans! I have …

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Business and management infographic & data visualisation If you are having classroom management problems, find out some of the things not.<p>See …

Consumer Behavior, Not Snapchat, Created The Need For Instagram Direct

This morning Instagram announced Instagram Direct, a new feature to privately send your friends photos and videos. Instagram refers to these photos on its blog as ‘moments’ to help people share things like “An inside joke between friends captured on the go, a special family moment or even just one …

4 reasons why Apple's iBeacon is about to disrupt interaction design

You step inside Walmart and your shopping list is transformed into a personalised map, showing you the deals that'll appeal to you most. You pause in …

Use a Plagiarism Checker to Get References for a Research Paper

Getting all your citations together for a research paper can take a lot of work, and you might miss a few if you're not careful. To avoid this …

App that turns smartphones into accurate 3D scanners is in development

Two-dimensional images are so last century. Researchers from Switzerland’s Federal Institute of Technology are working to add the third dimension to images taken with regular smartphone cameras.<p>The research team developed a technology that makes highly accurate 3D scanning as simple as recording a …

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Geraldine Hamilton: Body parts on a chip

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Game-Based Learning<p>Looking for ways to gamify your classroom? We've compiled some of the best game-based learning resources and strategies on the Web.<p>…

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

In my opinion, parents of every student in every school at every level should demand that all students be taught how to code. They need this skill …

Foursquare’s “Smart” Push Notifications Roll Out On IOS

The “smart” push notifications for Android users that Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley mentioned in August are finally rolling out to iOS users today.<p>These notifications, part of the new Foursquare 7.0 for iOS, aim to show nearby places, sights, and eats that are both interesting and relevant to …

Reflective Practitioners: Phases of AR in Education

Click the picture to download the complete PDF for the Phases of AR in Education.<p>Last evening I was engaged in a collaborative discussion on Twitter …

Harvard plans to boldly go with 'Spocs'

Image copyright Harvard X<p>Keep up, keep up. If you've only just caught on to the concept of online university courses called Moocs, then you're in …

Gathering Evidence of Student Achievement

56 different ways to gather evidence of student achievement Curated by David Wees, Formative assessment specialist, New Visions for Public Schools

Seeing the Classroom through Google Glass

By Margaret Powers     Nov 26, 2013<p>Margaret Powers<p>Related Stories<p>The Lone Ranger Rides Again at ASU+GSVBringing Order to 'Badges': Nonprofit Works …

Free Technology for Teachers

Sunday, May 20, 2018<p>Nine Fun and Challenging Geography Games<p>Yesterday, I shared the City-Guesser geography game. That game was just the latest in a …

Battle over Google Glass etiquette erupts in another Seattle diner

Google Glass has been available to early adopters for nearly nine months, and some merchants are doing their best to keep it out of their establishments. Nick Starr, a network engineer in Seattle, learned that the hard way this month on a visit to the Lost Lake Cafe, a 24-hour diner in Seattle's …

This Infographic Shows Which Sites Properly Encrypt Your Data

No company out there wants to admit it, but the fact is, there's always a reasonable chance they'll get hacked. If they don't encrypt your data, …

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