Kerry W. Sullivan

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Cool videos for kids not actually made for kids

Don’t you love when you discover a really cool video online that’s not made with kids in mind at all, but you know your kids will love it anyway? You …

Ditch the $1000 course + get free Khan Academy SAT test prep instead.

It’s been 10 years since Sal Khan first started creating educational video tutorials to help his niece across the country with her math homework. …

Avokiddo ABC Ride: A great new alphabet app for kids

Although I don’t currently have any kids in the <i>learning their ABCs’</i> stage of childhood, I can appreciate a really high quality alphabet app for kids …

History of the World with Google Earth brings history to life.

We’ve used the cool virtual map Google Earth to get a bird’s eye view of our house, Disney World, and my mother’s tiny hometown in Europe. And now …

The MicrobeScope: Amazing for science loving kids.

While we’re all for technology being put to use to make life more fun for our kids. And yeah, us. But when it’s educational too, even better. If …

The new Pinterest Guided Search: How to use it, and will it actually work?

As we well know, Pinterest can be a wonderful source of information and inspiration; we provide lots of it ourselves. But the lack of great search …

Quitting All Your Apps in iOS Can Actually Worsen Battery Life

It's long been prescribed that when your iPhone's battery is running poorly that you close out all the running apps to help preserve battery life …

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Teens Are Leaving Facebook And This is Where They Are Going

Like many parents, Facebook is learning that raising teenagers is hard. On Wednesday evening during its 2013 fourth quarter earnings call Facebook's …

The Epic Evernote Experiment

I will be keeping a running journal of all things Evernote as I roll out a complete Evernote Environment in my classes that will be utilizing a class …

6 YouTube lessons for building better instructional videos

With the rise of the blended learning model of education, video is becoming an increasingly important medium for instruction. The essential …

Reminding Students with @Evernote #edchat

I'm always looking for ways to better communicate with students and keep them up to date with what we are doing in class. One of the ways I'm going …

A First Look at How Educators Are Really Using Google Glass

Mobile Learning | Feature<p>It has been heralded as the device that will eliminate language barriers, diagnose learning disabilities, and pull the plug …

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256-Bit Encryption<p>The green bar and padlock in your browser address bar confirms that we are protecting the confidentiality of your data by …

Tech Q&A: Digital Devices and Your Kids

Use our advice for keeping your crew safe and secure<p>So you have kids, and they have iPods, phones, and tablets. As the parent, do you feel like you should be trying to watch what they do online to make sure they stay out of trouble? That may be a tougher job than you think. This week in our Tech …

Parents Home

Are you a hover mom who needs to know where your child is at all times? We've found the apps (including ones with GPS tracking) that will give any parent more peace of mind.<p>1 of 12<p>Pinterest<p>Find My Kids -- Footprints<p>Ever wish you could know where your child is, all the time? Using GPS in real time,, …

Eight in ten children know the passwords and pin codes to their parents' laptops, phones and computers

• One in ten said their parents constantly change their passwords so they can’t get access<br>• A persistent 12 per cent said they try various combinations …

Router Parental Controls Keep Your Kids Safe

As a parent, you value your time, and you probably don't want to spend that valuable time going to every one of your child's internet-connected …

IGGY Social Network Hopes To Serve Smart Teens

Is this the social networking site for the next Bill Gates or Steve Jobs?<p>Its creators hope so.<p>The International Gateway for Gifted Youth (IGGY), a social network that is designed for brainy teens between the ages of 13 and 18 has recently reached more than 2,500 members, according to The …

Ask.fm is the new explicit online playground for teens

It's tough to be a parent of an adolescent these days. Just as parents have caught on to the fact that some of their precious youngsters may be using Snapchat to send each other sexts, it turns out the teens have already moved on to another potentially scary online service, called...Ask.fm? That's …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for American Progress (CAP), …

The 10 Most Awesome College Labs Of 2013

Before The World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science | Book Review

It's rare when I learn new things in a children's book, but that is the case for Claire Eamer's newly published book, Before The World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science [Annick Press, 2013; Amazon UK; Amazon US].<p>In this 128-page book, the author tells us about eight groundbreaking …

Technology and Education: The Tipping Point?

Late last month, The Federal Communications Commission voted to overhaul and possibly expand one of its funding programs with $2.3 billion to provide schools and libraries with up-to-date telecommunications service and equipment, including high-speed Internet connections.<p>Clearly an indication, as …

10 OpenCourseWare Sites for a Free Education

10 Best OpenCourseWare Sites<p>1. MIT<p>2. OpenCourseWare Consortium<p>3. Yale<p>4. Open.Michigan<p>5. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health<p>6. Harvard …