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JoeZoo - Build Rubrics and Streamline Your Feedback Process in Google Docs

JoeZoo Express is a great Google Docs Add-on that lets you insert canned comments into your students' documents. You can use JoeZoo's pre-made …

The Emotional Weight of Being Graded, for Better or Worse

As most parents know, kids respond emotionally to the grades they receive — and well beyond the jubilation that goes with an A+ or the despair that …

20 Tips to Help De-escalate Interactions With Anxious or Defiant Students

Students’ behavior is a form of communication and when it’s negative it almost always stems from an underlying cause. There are many reasons kids …

The Way We Learn Today Is Just Wrong

Over 155 million Americans play video games, and spend upwards of 3 billion hours per week engrossed in a game.<p>The way we learn today is just wrong.<p>Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like… Angry Birds.<p>Half of school dropouts name boredom as the No. 1 reason they left.<p>How do we …

Angry Birds

Oculus VR: ‘Classrooms are broken. Kids don’t learn the best by reading books’

Palmer Luckey thinks virtual reality can bring ‘real-world experience’ to more children – and become ‘more ubiquitous than the smartphone’<p>Games were the earliest showcases for virtual reality company Oculus VR’s technology, but its founder Palmer Luckey thinks it will have important applications …

Virtual Reality

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Digital Visual Facilitation

Our global co-authors!<p>I’m pleased to announce that I’m a co-editor for a forthcoming book on visual practice! The book is <i>The Visual Facilitation</i> …

Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day...

July 9, 2018<br>by Larry Ferlazzo <br>0 comments<p>I’m not a happy camper with the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>Nevertheless, I’ll …

Yes, It Could Happen Again

Instability in Ukraine, chaos in Syria, conflict in the East China Sea—the trigger points for World War III are in place.<p>Pessimism is a useful prism through which to view the affairs of states. Their ambition to gain, retain, and project power is never sated. Optimism, toward which Americans are …

Prompts for reading, speaking, and thinking

I have spent a lot of time over the past few years experimenting with different prompts to help aid discussion, writing and higher-level thinking. …

Primary Source Sets | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence<br>Speeches, correspondence, campaign materials and a map documenting the free and slave states in 1856 …

Letter from Mrs. Hillyer concerning her husband's drinking activities.

9/22/1931<p>Add to Favorites:<p>Add all page(s) of this document to activity:<p>This document pertains to the Seattle Conspiracy case, in which the Bureau of …

Vicki Davis- How a tablet can make you a more effective teacher

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The gadgets that changed your life

When we asked you to tell us which gadgets changed your life, our goal was to arrive at a simple list of important devices. Instead, we learned how some of the products we talk about on Engadget every day make such a profound impact on your life.<p>Remember when Facebook bought Oculus VR a few weeks …

Apple vs. Google: A world view on the mobile gaming war

Mobile platforms are taking over the world, and nothing gets more downloads or makes more money on iOS and Android than video games.<p>Google’s and Apple’s software platforms have enabled developers of all sizes to get their products in front of customers around the world. This benefits the people …

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A free online course "Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies" launches through Coursera next week on April 28. Come back to Entrepreneur.com as we feature additional interviews with course experts and</i> …

Measuring What Matters webinar series: Citizenship

University of New Brunswick

BeHere app uses iBeacons to automatically take attendance as students enter the classroom

A new app called BeHere aimed at teachers uses Apple’s new Bluetooth LE iBeacon technology to recognize students and automatically take attendance as they enter a classroom.<p>With the BeHere app installed, the teacher’s iPad acts as an iBeacon and students entering the classroom with an iPhone, iPad, …

Meet Oppia, Google’s New Open Source Project That Allows Anyone To Create An Interactive Learning Experience

Google has become an increasingly active participant in the world of education, particularly when it comes to exploring the role technology can play in re-imagining the way we learn. With Google Play for Education, Android and Play-powered Samsung tablets for the classroom and its work with MOOCs …

Eliminate Tech from the Education Discussion

After five decades of being an educator, I am growing weary of the constant discussion over the divide between education and technology. When will we …

5 Free Easy Ways to Publish eBooks by @ajjuliani @coolcatteacher

Timeline.tv is A Great Video Timeline Tool for Teachers and Students

February 11, 2014<br>This is a quick post to share with you a wonderful resource I came across while I on a post on social studies resources for …

Noun Project

The End of American Exceptionalism

Conservatives are right: The attitudes they say make America special—religiosity, patriotism, and mobility—are fading. And it has nothing to do with Barack Obama.<p>From the moment Barack Obama appeared on the national stage, conservatives have been searching for the best way to describe the danger he …

10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching

As a new teacher I remember getting into my classroom for the first time. I set up the space like classrooms I had seen before and enjoyed; I got my …

The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics

Meet Xavier Di Petta and Kyle Cameron, ages 17 and 19, whose ability to build a massive audience from nothing may be unparalleled in media today.<p>There is a new ubiquitous media brand on Twitter.<p>No, I'm not talking about Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media or BuzzFeed or The Verge, or any other …

iBooks Author tutorial for teachers