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21 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

We help you discover hidden features in your favorite streaming device.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Top 20 Outdoor Kitchen Designs and Costs

If you like cooking at home, then you surely know how hot, steamy, and smoky that kitchen can get! But what about cooking at an outdoor kitchen?<p>Yes, …

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Most Inspirational Speeches

#10 We Shall Overcome<p>Lyndon B. Johnson, president at the time of his speech in 1965, spoke of freedom and rights for everyone across America. “What …

African-American News

14 books that inspired Steve Jobs

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

William Shakespeare

The 7 Most Financially Savvy Home Upgrades You Can Make

When it comes to home improvement, some dollars stretch more than others. And if you’re on a limited budget, it becomes even more important to spend …

10 Things Never to Say to a Woman Who Had a C-Section

No, I don't feel like I missed out on childbirth. I did, in fact, birth a baby.<p>Delivering by C-section is just about as miserable as it gets. As if trying to care for a tiny new human while not being able to move without searing pain isn't bad enough, you have to have your every move analyzed, …

Advice For Teachers? 10 Things To Not Lose Sight Of This Year

<b>Advice For Teachers? 10 Things To Not Lose Sight Of This Year</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>For many of us, school’s starting soon. Instead of a tool or learning model …

Pedagogy

A Handy Tool for Turning PowerPoint Presentations into Interactive Lessons

August 3, 2015<br>Office Mix is an excellent PowerPoint add-in that allows teachers to create engaging and interactive presentations using multimedia …

Education Technology

Life advice from 50 characters in kids entertainment

Three Free(ish) iPad Apps for Creating Narrated Stories

Creating narrated slideshows is one of the easiest ways to introduce students to digital storytelling practices. Students can create narrated …

15 Fantastically Funny Educational Photos

<b>“If you promise not to believe everything your child says happens at school, I’ll promise not to believe everything he says happens at home.”</b> ~ …

What I Wish I Could Tell Them About Teaching in a Title I School

I’m in my fifth year of teaching English at a Title I middle school. Title I schools are public schools that receive special grants because of their …

Teaching

Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Today's schools are focusing on boosting kids’ technological proficiency and warning them about the perils of the web. But something critical is missing from this education.<p>When Reuben Loewy took up his first teaching gig in 2012, he had a major revelation: The digital revolution has dramatically …

Education

How Adaptive Learning Tech Transforms STEM Education

<i>This article was co-written by Dr. Nishikant Sonwalkar and Ben Owens</i><p>Many of today’s classrooms look very much like they did 100 years ago: rows of …

Great Teaching Is The Real Test

The second and third weeks of April mean only one thing to administrators, teachers, students, and parents throughout New York: It's testing season. Across the state, students in grades three through eight have been sitting for three days of testing in English Language Arts and another three days …

Dozens of Alternatives to YouTube

Over the last few years I've seen more schools opening up access to YouTube, at least to teachers, than I had in the past. YouTube for Schools has …

Skaffl - Distribute, Collect, and Grade Assignments on Your iPad

Skaffl is a free iPad app that is designed to help you distribute, collect, and grade assignments on your iPad. Like similar apps, on Skaffl you can …

How to Search Twitter for Educational Content

"Perform a Twitter search" is one of the suggestions that I often make to teachers who ask me how they can find more resources for the subjects that …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Protecting Student Privacy With Skitch

Skitch is a great tool for drawing and typing on a picture. You can also use it to crop and blur parts of a picture. A great use of the blurring …

Education Technology

Adobe Slate – Yet Another Way to Create a Photo Story

For the last week I’ve seen lots of people Tweeting and blogging about Abode’s new iPad app for visual storytelling. The free iPad app is called …

How to Print Flubaroo Grades and or Save as PDF

I've written about Flubaroo many times over the years because I think it is a great Google Sheets Add-on that can save teachers a lot of time when …

4 Google Drive Tools Teachers Should Have

April 12, 2015<br>In today's post we are sharing with you four important Chrome apps to enhance your productivity on Google Drive. We have already …

Great Ideas -- 20 Home DIY Projects!

As I’m finally nearing the end of the renovations on the #1905Cottage, I’m planning decor … so I was excited to see these great ideas …<p>20 Home DIY …

Dear Well-Meaning (But Ignorant) Parents: This Is What Your Teens Are Really Doing on the Internet

I’ve been mulling over this topic for quite some time, but this morning it became increasingly clear to me that I <i>must</i> say something. Folks, stranger …

Social Media

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Grateful In A Rude World

Since your children were very young, you’ve been engaging in the daily exercise of teaching them manners. You remind them to cover their mouths when they cough; you teach them the difference between their “inside voice” and “outside voice”; you educate them on how to address their elders; you …

Kids

Hereditary Traits: What Kids Get from Parents

From style to sense of humor, kids can inherit traits that aren't genetic. Find out the science behind how that works<p>My toddler thinks she can do …

Pacif-i Keeps Tabs On Your Baby's Health And Location

The Pacif-i can monitor your child’s health, keep track of your tot's location and can also help you find it if your precious little decides to stash …

Pregnancy

10 Life Skills Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids

Making love can be simultaneously the most pleasurable and the most stressful experience that we share with another human being. It is a natural …

Exercise

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos & Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

Parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, and anyone else in frequent contact with kids can all stand to learn more about how to stay calm.</i> …