Lisa Sporn

128 Flips | 6 Magazines | 4 Likes | 6 Following | 3 Followers | @lisasporn | Keep up with Lisa Sporn on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lisa Sporn”

“Cold Brew” Hair Is Trending for Fall—And Brunettes Everywhere Are Buzzing with Excitement

It's like an espresso shot for dull brown hair.<p>Now that we’re officially on the cusp of transitioning from beach days to game days, we’re in the mood …

This Is What You Should Be Wearing When You Fly

There's something to be said about the woman who still dresses to the nines at the airport. She's elegant, she's evolved, and <i>she respects the glamour</i> …

Clothing

Dress Your iPhone & MacBook in Marble With These Covers

Uniqfind is currently offering these minimalistic Apple covers in blush and vanilla marble finishes.<p>Created specifically for Apple products, each …

Meet Gianvito Rossi: the man making stilettos comfortable

For a man who constructed his reputation around the perfectly engineered stiletto – mathematically balanced, refined proportions, neither too high nor too pointy – Gianvito Rossi is sanguine about the encroaching hegemony of the trainer, even though he holds it responsible for the ever-widening …

Education policy not adding up: OECD asks what's wrong with Australia's schools?

Where once Australia kept up with South Korea, now our east Asian neighbours are streaking ahead on tests that compare the academic ability of …

Apple turns stores into classrooms

<b>Apple is using all of its worldwide network of stores as temporary classrooms this week to teach coding.</b><p>The technology firm is using its 468 stores as bases for tutorials in the annual "Hour of Code" project.<p>Craig Federighi, one of Apple's top executives, says he wants to "set off a spark" in young …

Craig Federighi and Apple want to make coding cool

Craig Federighi wasn’t a born computer nerd.<p>“I first got exposed to [coding] when I was 10 years old on an Apple II,” Federighi, Apple’s senior vice …

Apple

Diwali, The Festival of Lights: Pictures

Pakistan

Do ur students TALK WITH each other or TALK AT each other? these posters may help #edchat #sunchatwc #sunchat http://t.co/UhH1VRxK9Z

6 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Makerspace

Community<p>6 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Makerspace<p>By Parker Thomas     Oct 10, 2014<p>CC BY 2.0 Flickr user LaurieJ<p><i>Tom Friedman argues in</i> The …

21 New Updates from iOS 9 That Will Transform Your iPhone

Ever since WWDC 2015 teased us about the upcoming iOS update last month, we’ve been itching to try it. Apple pre-released the third iOS 9 beta to developers yesterday and the public beta today. We managed to get our (super excited!) hands on it and wanted to share all of the good, the awesome + the …

Apps

Tapping into kids' passion for Minecraft in the classroom

Children learn while playing Minecraft because it rewards them for getting information, combining resources and solving design problems.<p>On the …

Teachers With a Sense of Humor

Teachers With a Sense of Humor added a new photo.

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

An Excellent Lesson On How Students Can Use Scratch Jr for Digital Storytelling

May 1, 2015 <br>iPad Monthly is finally out today and we are sharing with you one excellent lesson it covered in its first edition. iPad Monthly is “a …

Innovating school: Mapping the change journey – 5 priorities identified by the OECD

<b>According to the OECD, these are the three ingredients for innovating schools and systems:</b>• Leadership: strong leaders who establish optimal conditions …

How Do We Plan Language on a PYP Planner?

The Challenge<p>The Solution<p>The Context<p>The Limitations<p>The Genre Approach to Learning ABOUT Language<p>Step A - The Conceptual Lens<p>But what exactly is a …

Program Computers, Not Kids @coolcatteacher

Demystifying Coding and Programming – Just Scratchin’ Around

Jenny Ashby @jjash may not know it, but her Sydney #slide2learn session on Beebots and coding gave me the push I needed to take a risk, and …

Introducing Seven Year Olds to Coding

A little over a month ago, I was invited to be on a team of writers for the ministry of Ontario to create a document for teachers about coding. …

10 tips Apple Distinguished Educator application #adeclassof2015

There’s still another week to go until application period closes on the Apple Distinguished Educator programme for 2015. I’ve written extensively …

Why Finland is finished as role model in education

Everyone in education, from politicians to teachers it seems, is a fully paid up member of the Finland Fan Club. Finland has been portrayed as an …

How do your expectations influence learning?

<b>Can other people’s expectations alter what you can do physically?</b>This question is the essence of a recent This American Life podcast, entitled …

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …