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12 Excellent Android Apps for Unleashing Students Creativity

May 25, 2015 <br>Here are some excellent Android apps to enhance students creative thinking and boost their imaginative faculties. Using these apps, …

Education Technology

Empowering Student Relationships With Media

Debates over children and media use are nothing new, but the technologies by which children primarily interact with media have changed significantly. …

Pedagogy

10 Signs of a 21st Century Classroom

One of my early challenges in coordinating my school’s STEM efforts has been determining exactly what is meant by a STEM school. There are probably …

Pedagogy

KQED

When Sam Levin was a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, Mass., he realized that two things were in short supply at …

100+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

Imagine a world where resources were limited to what was found in the classroom or the school closet known as the "Curriculum Materials Room." …

16 of the Best Blended Learning Resources

In February 2014, Edreform.com published a paper on digital and blended learning that points out over “68 percent of parents support digital …

Learning

Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers

Are you using or integrating technology in your teaching ? At the face of it, it seems like a game of semantics but in fact it is more than that. …

inklewriter

At inkle, we believe it takes great writers to tell great stories.<p>That’s why we’ve created inklewriter, to help writers tell interactive tales with …

Storytelling

What's Worth Learning in School?

Professor David Perkins likes to tell this story: Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi was getting on a train. One of his sandals slipped off and fell to the …

Education

Teaching Empathy: Are We Teaching Content or Students?

Right near the core of education, just past tolerance and just short of affectionate connectivity, is the idea of empathy. University of California …

Empathy

There’s no app for good teaching |

8 ways to think about tech in ways that actually improve the classroom.<p>Bringing technology into the classroom often winds up an awkward mash-up …

Learning

10 Google Slides activities to add awesome to classes

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

<b>Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b> and<b> TeachThought Staff</b><b>Purpose:</b> Improving our chance …

Learning

KQED

Flickr: Corey Leopold<p>Inspired by Sandy Speicher’s vision of the designed school day of the future, reader Shelly Blake-Plock shared his own …

Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning

Resources by Topic:<p>Project-based learning (PBL) demands excellent assessment practices to ensure that all learners are supported in the learning …

Pedagogy

Sketchucation: #EdPredictions For 2015

So what will happen in the education world this year? Last week we brought you some provocative predictions. We were also curious to see what you thought.<p>With a little magic from our illustrator, LA Johnson, here are a few of our favorites from the #EdPredictions hashtag:<p><i>What do you think will</i> …

Education

10 Professional Development Resources for 2015

PicCollage, ThingLink, and A Visit to the USS Alabama

On Monday I had a great day working with teachers in Pensacola, Florida. I was supposed to fly home on Tuesday morning, but US Airways had other …

Annotate images and videos — ThingLink

Layer content with over<br>70 call to action tags<p>What truly sets ThingLink apart is the diverse range of rich media you can easily layer on top of your …

Education Week

<i>Editor's note: This Commentary by James R. Delisle provoked an avalanche of reader comments. Because of the extraordinary level of interest in the</i> …

Education

Outside the Skinner Box

<i>​The phrase “technology and education” usually means inventing new gadgets to teach the same old stuff in a thinly disguised version of the same old</i> …

Education

These Are The 4 Concepts Shaping 21st Century Learning

December, 2014<br>Today's learning landscape is enriched with a variety of new concepts that were to the recent past foreign to many. Of course learning …

Predictions for K-12 Education in 2015

<b></b>It is tough to think about what is on the horizon for K-12 education in 2015 without thinking about the changes that have occurred in the last few …

Education

KQED

The phrase “personalized learning” gets tossed around a lot in education circles. Sometimes it’s used in the context of educational technology tools …

Ten Educational Innovations To Watch For In The Next Ten Years

A team of education experts at the Open University (UK), led by Professor Mike Sharples, have identified “ten innovations that are already in …

New report: Making and Tinkering: A Review of the Literature – Sylvia Libow Martinez

A new literature review was just released by the Board of Science Education (an NSF funded program associated with the National Academies)</b> …