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“Pairprep” Lets Students Compete Against A Friend (Or Themselves) & Lets Teachers Monitor Progress

Pairprep is a free site that has a number of “courses” (a series of multiple choice questions on a particular topic – like “ESL”) where students can …

What the Flint Crisis Reveals About Inequality in the U.S.

On Sunday, Hillary Clinton took leave from the New Hampshire campaign trail to address to a local church in Flint, Mich. Just a few days earlier, …

Beyonce’s Black Lives Matter Tribute Defies the Laws of Celebrity Activism

When it comes to taking a political stance, Beyoncé is damned if she does and damned if she doesn’t. But in standing up for Black Lives Matter, she’s …

Black Lives Matter

The U.S. Is Making Things More Dangerous In Central America, Again.

<i>By Katie Sizemore</i><p>In January, El Salvador's Foreign Minister, Hugo Martínez, greeted Cuban migrants passing through one of his country's airports after having been stranded for three months in Costa Rica on their way to the United States. Martínez attributed the situation to a double standard in …

How many teachers does a school need?

<b>Do schools in England have enough teachers?</b><p>There is at the very least a severe disconnect between the different views, and the gap shows no sign of closing.<p>Almost every head teacher you speak to will regale you at length with the difficulties of getting enough decent applicants for a job.<p>Ministers …

New- You Can Now Create Custom Maps in Google Drive

July 4, 2015<br>A couple of days ago, Google announced that Google Apps users can now access Google My Maps right from their Google Drive account. This …

Google Drive

5 Powerful iPad Apps to Enhance The Way You Grade Students Assignments

June 26, 2015<br>After posting about the best web tools to help you create gradebooks, today we are sharing with you this collection of iPad apps to use …

Elian Gonzalez Opens Up About His Relationship With Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro made it his mission 15 years ago to return the young Elian Gonzalez to his father in Cuba after his mother died while trying to defect …

“We Ain’t Choosing No Sides; We Just Choosing Our Side”

The gangs of Baltimore believe they can do a better job policing their community than the police.<p><b>By Amy K. Nelson</b><p><b>It’s a few</b> minutes before midnight …

The disturbing differences in what men want in their wives and their daughters

When asked what qualities they want in in a wife, American heterosexual men said they value "attractive" and “sweet” women, a national survey recently found. Only 34 percent, however, said they wanted a romantic partner who is "independent."<p>But the story changes when respondents considered the …

Feminism

A Very Good Google Doc App for Helping Students with Their Learning

February 21, 2015 <i><br>Texthelp Study Skills</i> is a very good Google Doc add-on. Students can use it to help them with their studies. It allows them to …

Competitions for Writers: March and April 2015

Competitions from around the world for both established and emerging writers. Please check the relevant websites for all terms and conditions and be …

Creative Writing

A Handy Google Drive Tool to Create Animated Presentations and Engaging Educational Videos

February 19, 2015<br>In a post we published a few months ago, we talked about WeVideo and how teachers use it to create videos and short animations in …

Education Technology

A school where students, teachers remix their schedules every week

MILLBRAE, Calif. – A set schedule for the semester is a thing of the past at Design Tech High School in this community in the San Francisco suburbs. …

Physics Teacher Develops Unit about Racism, White Privilege, Social Justice

A high school physics teacher is encouraging other teachers to use a unit he has prepared for his students about institutional racism, privilege, and …

Education

26 Teacher Tools To Create Online Assessments

Jun 30, 2015 by Nick Daly - topgradeapp.com - 41794<p>Build, play and share an unlimited number of quizzes and questions for free. Great for teachers …

Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

<b>Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Part of rethinking learning means rethinking the bits and pieces of the learning …

Teaching

4 Good Tech Tools for Teaching Writing

February 15, 2015<br>As an EdTech enthusiast, I am always looking for potent ways to leverage the power of digitality into my everyday learning. Writing …

Education Technology

50 Ways EdTech Benefits Teachers and Students

There are at least 50 ways new tools are helping teachers to create new learning environments and experiences for students.<p>Stacey Childress, CEO of …

Why Figuring Out Your Best Career Is A Spiritual Endeavor

<b>Part of a new series on</b> <b>Spirituality and Success</b><p>As a career success coach and leadership developer, I spend some portion of every single day helping people “dig deep, discover their right work, and illuminate the world with it.” That’s my mantra and my passion. Why? Because for a good part of my 18 …

Meditation

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do with Explain Everything App

<b>1- Import and Insert any document, picture or video</b><p>Explain allows you to insert different multimedia documents into your project. These documents …

Education Technology