Dr. James Norwood

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The Common Core and the End of the World

In case you haven’t been paying attention, the arrival of the Common Core apparently means the end of the world as we know it. Below are some of …

What Do We Actually Learn From TED Talk Videos?

I usually really like Annie Murphy Paul’s articles, but this one didn’t work for me. Below are her reasons why TED talk videos work well in learning, …

3 Ways that Augmented Reality APPS Gave My Classroom a Make-Over…Confessions of a High School Teacher

It’s the end of the year. How can I tell? The students want to play, play, play, and socialize but I have to get them ready for their rigorous final …

Common Core Look-fors (Mathematics, Technology, English Language Arts) on the App Store

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North Jersey

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10 Google Plus Communities Every Teacher should Know about

Google Plus has recently rolled out some very impressive updates to its features starting by improvements of the page lay-out to improvements in …

Tips to Wrap Up the School Year!

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KQED

By Thom Markham<p>As Common Core State Standards are incorporated from school to school across the country, educators are discussing their value. It may …

Protest Builds Against Pearson, Testing, and Common Core

When it comes to standardized testing, students and schools don't usually have a choice. But now, 61 schools across the state, including 47 in New York City, are flat-out refusing to participate in the latest round of tests . . . a growing number of students won't be participating. On Thursday …

Education

Public Education 100 Years Ago: Could You Have Passed 8th Grade In 1912?

We've all heard it from our parents and grandparents before: "In MY day…"<p>But before you head toward the eye-roll, less conspicuous tune-out or the more polite nod-and-smile, the Bullitt County Museum has posted a recent donation: the 1912 eighth grade exit exam for the Kentucky county's …

19th Century Reforms: Crash Course US History #15

Education -- A Bridge to the Future

<b>By Jason Doherty, Founder of Daraja Academy</b><p>I can only compare a life without a secondary education to being sentenced to a life behind bars for something you had not done... in fact, something you had worked your entire life attempting to avoid. Behind those bars you watch others live the life …

Education

Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning

Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning<p>The evolution of the web from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and now to Web 3.0 can be …

Simple and Effective Strategies to Use when Writing a Paper

The Basics of Writing a Paper Successfully<p>Modern students have to cope with many academic tasks, including standard writing assignments. Writing a …

The Global Search for Education: Social Learning

<i>"Edmodo has been a platform that can be adapted to any type of classroom in the US and in every part of the world. We already have over 17,000,000 users." -- Crystal Hutter</i><p>Have you done your Edmodo, honey?<p>Yes that's right, I said "Edmodo," not "homework" or even "school work".<p>An impressive 17 …

Teaching

Social network for education Edmodo buys Root-1 to expand its app market for teachers

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>In its first acquisition since launching in 2008, education social network Edmodo has purchased Root-1, a Palo Alto-based …

5 Google Docs Tutorial Videos for Busy Teachers

Google Drive for Teachers with ‘How-to’ video links – Learning and Innovation

Google has tripled free storage space, across Gmail, Google+ and Drive, bringing the total to 15GB. This is a serious move by Google as it places the …

Teens Get More Than Higher Test Scores With Mindfulness Training

A study out of the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) recently came out that showed how a two-week mindfulness training improved students GRE reading-comprehension scores and working memory, while reducing mind wandering among students prone to distraction. Of course, this story went …

Mindfulness

10 Great Tools to Integrate with your Google Docs

This is how to install apps below in your Google drive :<br>Head over to your Google Drive, click on create, then click on " connect more apps", then …

GroupMaker on the App Store

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