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The Most Dangerous Leadership Traps — and the 15-Minute Daily Practice That Will Save You

Every day, <b>Chris Holmberg</b> tries to put himself out of business. As an executive coach for nearly two decades, he’s worked with leaders of tiny …

Ten Things Master Teachers Do

New Teacher Needs<br>August 13, 2015 | Volume <b>10</b> | Issue <b>23</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Ten Things Master Teachers Do<p>Annette Breaux<p>Master teachers—those who …

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Using PythonAnywhere in Chrome's App mode - PythonAnywhere News

Using Vim inside a PythonAnywhere console could be a bit annoying. A number of keyboard shortcuts are caught by the browser before they ever hit our …

Experimental Videogame Teaches Kids How to Program Java

Many videogames let you cast your very own magic spells. Usually, this involves pressing the right button on your mouse. But in an experimental game …

Announcing Wikispaces Classroom

Today we are extraordinarily pleased to announce Wikispaces Classroom to the world.<p>Wikispaces Classroom is a brand new product from the Wikispaces …

Skitch Adds Awesome PDF Editing And Annotation Tools To OSX And iOS Apps

Evernote has just updated Skitch for both the Mac and iOS. And what an update! The headline feature is PDF annotation (premium account required, 30-day trial for new users), a feature which could make the app useful to more than just bloggers marking up screenshots.<p>Skitch’s PDF support is tuned for …

Former Googlers Launch Synergyse, An Interactive In-App Training Service For Google Apps

Today, over five million businesses are now using Google Apps to help their employees collaborate and connect via the cloud. In just a few years, the adoption of Google’s productivity suite has skyrocketed and, while small businesses have long been its core customer, adoption up the chain is …

Three tips and apps that have improved my productivity

As an independent worker, I’m learning to be the manager, technician, and boss of “Dave, Inc.” I’m also a devotee of productivity tools (read: …

An Introduction To Programming Type Systems

When I run this program, it shows this:<p>The printf function needs a hint from us to know how to format the variable. If I give the wrong hint…<p>… then I …

Crunchzilla's Code Monster Teaches Kids Javascript Programming

Crunchzilla is a service that students can use to learn to write Javascript programs. There are two versions of Crunchzilla; Code Maven and Code …

These Adorable Robots Are Making a Documentary About Humans. Really.

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 04.17.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>The robot apocalypse is …

Hopscotch for iPad Makes Coding Kid-Friendly

More and more schools have been ramping up STEM education — science, technology, engineering and math — in the classroom. Even the White House has …

What is BYOD/BYOT?

<b>BYOD/BYOT</b> stands for <b>Bring Your Own Device/Technology</b>, which is a movement where school districts, schools, and teachers are encouraged to allow …

BYOD: 21st Century Learning, Do's & Don'ts For Schools

Role of portable technologies such as personal smart phones and tablet computers may provide an alternative or smart solution for the introduction of …

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

In a viral YouTube video from October 2011 a one-year-old girl sweeps her fingers across an iPad's touchscreen, shuffling groups of icons. In the …

KQED

Responding to worries that school is not preparing students for the jobs of the future, there’s been a concerted effort lately to emphasize the …

47 Raspberry Pi Projects to Inspire Your Next Build

If you’re looking for inspiration for your first Raspberry Pi project, look no further than the several dozen projects entered in the first ever Raspberry Pi Design Contest, sponsored by MCM Electronics. All the projects were entered into one of four categories – Artistic, Educational, Enclosure, …

Code Spells - Teaching Java to Kids

Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an immersive, first-person player video game designed to teach …

Create your own apps for free with open-source LiveCode 6.0

Application development may have once been the exclusive domain of professional programmers, but today a growing number of amateur-friendly development environments invite just about anyone with an app idea to bring it to life.<p>In the past few years we've seen the arrival of BuildAnApp and Google's …

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Backed By $3.25 Million From NEA, 500 Startups, Felicis & Others, Tynker Launches Its Visual “Learn To Code” Platform For Children

Mountain View-based startup Tynker is launching a new platform aimed at helping kids of all ages learn to program. Unlike traditional development environments, this introductory step into the world of programming is more about teaching kids how to think like a programmer, than it is about writing …

Speed Racer - a 1-hour Scratch introduction

A quick and fun introduction to Scratch that introduces motion, loops, variables and other topics. Should take about an hour.<p><b>Original Author:</b> Brian …

Resources For Teaching Binary Numbers

Several years ago I wrote a post on my old blog with resources for teaching Binary. Since I no longer have access to that site I can’t update it with …