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Education, Technology and Our World TED Videos

Michael is 21 CL's Director for Professional Development & Learning and leads the online course development efforts.<p>He is the co-founder and former …

Forget Block and Lock, Try Block and Talk | Innovative Professional Development

Teens, pre-teens and post teens (adults) all have access to technology in unprecedented ways. In fact, as I write this article, my iPhone is in my …

International Job Teaching Search

<b>NOT IN THE MARKET THIS YEAR?</b><p>Choose to receive a hard copy or have online access to the most widely read publication in the international school …

genM: The Multitasking Generation

Monday, Mar. 27, 2006<p>It's 9:30 p.m., and Stephen and Georgina Cox know exactly where their children are. Well, their bodies, at least. Piers, 14, is …

The Brain

danah boyd | apophenia » Why Web2.0 Matters: Preparing for Glocalization

Recently, i found myself needing to explain Web2.0. Unfortunately, here’s a term that has been hyped up in all sorts of ways with no collectively …

Digital Nation

Over a single generation, the Web and digital media have remade nearly every aspect of modern culture, transforming the way we work, learn, and …

Should Big Data Skills Be Taught in K–12 Classrooms?

The skills necessary for the data analytics jobs of tomorrow aren't being taught in K–12 schools today, according to a new report released by the …

The Real Reason Everyone Thinks Millennials Suck

I know, I know. Millennials have been written to death. But I’m going to make like the millennial I am and say it’s my duty, as the voice of my …

Study Shows Video Games' Impact On Face-to-face Teaching

In the past, I have covered many studies that look at the efficacy of game based learning. But a recent study from A-GAMES, a collaboration between New York University and the University of Michigan, is significant because it looks at the way games impact the learning experience and the …

Education

Why Kids Won't Quit Technology

Even though they admit their devices distract them from class. Now, some educators are incorporating the digital tools into their teaching.<p>Smartphones, iPads, TVs, computers, videogames. Technology is omnipresent, especially for young students. They just can’t get enough; one 2013 study found that …

Sociology

Handwriting vs Typing - Reflecting on Finland's changing policy on cursive writing

Online Courses Experiment With Digital Badges

When 48-year-old Reginald Nichols of Reading, Massachusetts, took a free massive open online course in leadership last year, he wasn't expecting to …

YouTube shows video creators what copyright restrictions their audio will face

Audio Library will now include information about tracks' playability, monetization.<p>On Monday YouTube announced that it will list the copyright terms …

When data gets creepy: the secrets we don’t realise we’re giving away

We all worry about digital spies stealing our data – but now even the things we thought we were happy to share are being used in ways we don’t like. Why aren’t we making more of a fuss?<p>It’s easy to be worried about people simply spying on your confidential data. iCloud and Google+ have your …

Bad Science

Why Change Management Fails

Most change management programs initiated by leaders in organizations fail. They fail fundamentally because it is conceived as an outside-in process, …

Home - The Last Mile

THE LAST MILE IN THE MEDIA<p>WATCH NOW<p>WATCH NOW<p>WATCH NOW<p>What it's like in San Quentin coding school<p>San Quentin Coders get a visit from The White …

Let Kids Run Wild Online

Bicycles, roller skates and skateboards are dangerous. I still have scars on my knees from my childhood run-ins with various wheeled contraptions. …

Teens

Tech Talk Roundtable 67 | Doctor Watson, I presume?

Blended learning is a core part of P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School. Since 2010, the school has taken a schoolwide approach to integrating …

Technology SAMR Model for Administrators - Part 1: Staff Presentations

The introduction of wireless networks and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs in classrooms has increased the demand for teachers to effectively …

Take It From the Top

You’ve likely signed a pledge at some point. But have you ever followed through on it?<p>Sometimes, it helps to have a little push. And right now, the …

Why Klout Had to Change — and Why You Shouldn't Count It Out

When was the last time you checked your Klout score? And more importantly, did you really care about it?<p>The answer to that question could help explain why, late last week, Klout gave itself a whole new business model. Now it won't just measure your score and offer dubious perks, it will also …

Justin Bieber

Audio Review # 4 NoRedInk

Help your students improve their grammar and writing skills<p>-Create assignments and quizzes without doing any grading<p>-Target Common Core skills using …

Audio Review #3: Find Curated Apps and Resources With Graphite

Common Sense Education welcomes you to Graphite, a platform created to make it easier for educators to find the best apps, games, and websites for …

Audio Review #2 : Find Awesome EdTech Apps With EdShelf

A discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning. Edshelf let’s you see and share …

Audio Review # 1 ED Puzzle

Let your students learn by doing. Enable your students to find the proper video and use EDpuzzle editing tools. Increase creativity and understanding …