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A Terrifying, Fascinating Timelapse of 30 Years of Human Impact on Earth

A new interactive project from Google, NASA and the US Geological Survey.<p>Since the 1970s, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey have been amassing satellite images of every inch of our planet as part of the Landsat program. Over time, the images reveal a record of change: of cities expanding, lakes …

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 …

How to give specific feedback using Google Docs

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Why You Lead Determines How Well You Lead

One of the most telling questions you can ask someone in any kind of leadership role is what motivates them to be a better leader. Some will say it’s to enhance their personal effectiveness, or that leading is an expected part of their professional development. Others may say that they lead because …

Little White Dog Rescue 2012

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Designing Learning Experiences: Start with the Student and Co-Create

2. Decision by Debate<p>Have students switch to a new partner to engage in a debate about which topics the class should study. Give students three …

Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain

The growing field of educational neuroscience, converging developmental psychology, cognitive science, and education, can help teachers and school …

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The 6 Skills for Researching Online Information Students should Know about

February 18, 2014<br>With Internet becoming the number one source of information students flock to when looking for resources and references for their …

8 Ways to Liven Up the Museum Field Trip

How can we make students excited to visit a museum? Here are some ideas for livening up the experience of seeing art in person.<p>#1) Become the …

7 Things “Star Wars” Taught Me About Productivity

A few weeks ago Cheryl Richardson, author of the book “<i>The Art of Extreme Self-Care,”</i> asked what movie had impacted me the most. I jumped right up …

GoPro's IPO isn't about selling cameras, it's about creating a media empire

It was 2001, more than a decade before GoPro would announce its intentions to go public, and its CEO Nick Woodman was facing a very expensive failure. In just two years, he'd lost nearly $4 million of investors' money, building a social gaming startup that never took off. Unfortunately for him, …

Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally different experiences and yet the science of them is very much the same." --Curtiss Murphy, founder of GiGi Games<p>If you can distract that chatterbox of this nosy bossy, the …

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Twenty Ideas for Engaging Projects

<b>2. PBL is No Accident:</b> In West Virginia, project-based learning has been adopted as a statewide strategy for improving teaching and learning. …

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“@SirKenRobinson: RT @JoyceDiDonato "Transforming education … in a nutshell" http://t.co/X8lofWRpbk Thank you, Joyce! Love the poster.”