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Turkey strikes Kurds in Iraq, detains 11 after deadly bombing in Ankara

Turkey lashed out Monday at Kurdish targets, bombing military positions in northern Iraq and rounding up dozens of militants at home after a suicide car bombing in the heart of the capital drew the country even deeper into the complex Syrian conflict.<p>Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said there were …

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15 Fantastic Ways to Use Flipboard

Home Screen of my Flipboard<p>Flipboard is a phenomenal reading app for the ipad and was the big reason I begged my family to give me one for my …

Why Teachers Who Use Technology Will Replace Teachers Who Don't?

Imagine two scenarios, first teacher enters into the class, pushes a remote button, the blackboard screen turns to life, one half shows a digital …

Minecraft for Parents 101

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>I’m often asked why Minecraft is so popular right now; hopefully this video will help answer that and provide a good …

Happy Retirement Google Reader

Happy retirement Google Reader! Thank you for all the good times learning with you.Hello Feedly

30 iPad Apps Every Teacher Should Be Using

SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform, with over ten hours of music & audio posted every minute by the world’s largest community of …

Stop Penalizing Boys for Not Being Able to Sit Still at School

Instead, help them channel their energy into productive tasks.<p>This year's end-of-year paper purge in my middle school office revealed a startling pattern in my teaching practices: I discipline boys far more often than I discipline girls. Flipping through the pink and yellow slips—my school's system …

A Handy Guide to Everything Teachers Need to Know about Edmodo

<b>What is edmodo ?</b> <br>Edmodo is a web-based platform that provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content, and …

Easily Create Awesome Video Stories on iPad Using Doodlecast

Doodlecast for Kids is an iPad app that allows kids to draw on a whiteboard and record their voice while drawing; a kid's version for creating …

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Minecraft

Minecraft<p>Add a link Top of page<p><b>Code Builder for Minecraft: Education Edition.</b> <br>http://bit.ly/2qk3gwl <br>Code Builder for Minecraft: Education …

Classroom Management

Classroom Management<p>Add a link Top of page<p><b>Floorplanner</b> <br>http://floorplanner.com/ <br>Floorplanner<br>Floorplanner is the easiest and best-looking way to …

7 of the Best Channels on YouTube for Teachers

YouTube is sometimes underrated as an EdTech tool for the classroom, perhaps due to the potential to stumble across inappropriate material, or the …

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A closer look at using the “flipped classroom” model at the School of Medicine - Scope

As reported previously on Scope, the School of Medicine is developing a new online learning initiative to re-imagine medical education using the …

Five Free iPad Apps for Creating Video Lessons (AKA Flipped Classroom Lessons)

One of the things that I’m often asked about is creating explanatory videos on the iPad. Whether you want to create these videos for students to …

A Must See Graphic History of Classroom Technology

The use of technology in the classroom is as old as the notion of classroom itself. It is true that the actual mainstream definition of technology is …

How to change a culture

The Boston University hockey team has a crisis on its hands. Last December, one player was charged with sexual assault; just a few months later, …

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Three phrases teachers should never use at school

Sometimes you have a day in school when you deal with a lot of difficult issues; the other day I had one of those days. It got me thinking about some …