Marisa Dye

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Free, Beautifully Designed App Notifies You when Golden Hour is About to Start

The team behind the photo narrative platform Exposure just released a brilliant little app called Golden Hour.<p>Bringing their philosophy of doing <i>one</i> …

Tesla: 'All Our Patent Are Belong To You'

Yes, "All Our Patent Are Belong To You" is the actual title of a Tesla press release, which went live yesterday and is causing a tremendous media …

Social Design with CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE on the Cloud

As a pioneering innovator, one of the biggest benefits that you can take from the Internet and smart computing is mobility. The freedom to access …

Four Ways for Students to Create Multimedia Magazines

Years ago, one of the first uses of the iBooks issued to Maine's middle school students that impressed me was a magazine project completed as part of …

Celebration of Computer Science Education Week

It’s easy to take digital technology for granted these days. To students who were practically born with an iPad in their hands, it’s hard to imagine …

Education Technology

Want to learn quicker? Use your body

Waving your arms, wriggling your fingers and striding around a room can help you learn faster, says Colin Barras. How does it work?<p>Ever got to grips with a problem? Picked up a new skill? Grasped a difficult concept? The language of learning is full of references to parts of the body outside the …

Teaching

Fun Brain Breaks with @GoNoodle

Recently I heard about the website GoNoodle. We know that sometimes class can lull or we need to just break up our day, and what better way to do …

The truth about ADHD: Over-diagnosis linked to cause championed by Michelle Rhee

Researchers have discovered a disturbing link between over-diagnosis and the proliferation of standardized testing<p>There has been a lot of public agonizing lately about the steep rise in diagnoses of ADHD over the last two decades. There is growing, and justifiable, worry that a lot of kids are …

The Increasingly Unequal States of America: Income Inequality by State, 1917 to 2011

Executive summary<p>Economic inequality is, at long last, commanding attention from policymakers, the media, and everyday citizens. There is growing …

Despite recovery, fewer Americans identify as middle class

Despite a slowly recovering economy, the proportion of Americans who identify themselves as middle class has dropped sharply in recent years. Today, …

The Fading Middle Class

The real monetary costs and individual and societal consequences of political proposals, laws, and edicts, as well as of corporatism and judicial …

Activism

Knowledge-based programming: Wolfram releases first demo of new language, 30 years in the making

Three months ago, Stephen Wolfram gave VentureBeat a sneak peek into the future of the Wolfram Language, a totally symbolic, heavily natural, intensely knowledge-based, and extremely large computer programming language. At the time, he struggled to explain exactly what Wolfram Language is.<p>That’s …

13 Essential Tools to Check Cross-Browser Compatibility

With an endless combination of modern and legacy browsers for users to choose from (depending on their system capabilities), it's our responsibility …

Report Identifies Opportunities, Challenges for Ed. Technology Market - Market Brief

Companies that want to sell successfully to the K-12 market will need to be more creative and focused on results as they present their technology …

Janet Lansbury - Elevating Child Care

KQED

Getting kids into college is the main goal of many high schools. There are plenty of arguments about why higher education isn’t right for every …

Movenote: A Great Tool to Present with Emotions

Means of formal communication today, have hugely shifted to Email. Everyone likes to sit behind their desks and communicate with their community …

Education Technology

A Day of #20time

I've been meaning to write more about how 20% time has unfolded over the last month or so in my room, but have gotten crazy busy. Whoops...<p>After …

TN Student Speaks Out About Common Core, Teacher Evaluations, and Educational Data

How to Succeed with a Lousy Boss

I receive emails and questions after presentations like, “How can I manage up, I have a lousy boss?”<p>Jimmy Collins, retired president of Chick-fil-A …

27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

Wireframe Wash Basin: Minimalist Effect Forms Invisible Sink

Combining conventional Italian elegance, modern details and a clever optical illusion, this special sink looks more like a three-dimensional digital …

Avant-garde

How to Get Boys Reading Perhaps

I never used to worry about boys not reading. After all, wasn’t that to be expected? My husband isn’t a big reader and he seems to manage. Yet, when …

Ninth Grade: The Most Important Year in High School

Freshman year is essential in deciding whether a student drops out or stays in school.<p>Educators are increasingly focusing on the ninth grade as the year that determines whether a young person will move on or drop out of school. According to research published in the journal <i>Education</i>, ninth graders …

Remploy factories shut up shop – the end of an era for disabled workers

After 67 years, the government has called time on employment for people with disabilities in state-run sheltered factories<p>The last Remploy factories close on Thursday, ending 67 years of state-run sheltered factory employment for disabled people in the UK. For some, it represents a long overdue …

Twitter Triggers Released for IFTTT

If you have been using IFTTT for long enough, you remember the Twitter triggers that used to make life so much easier. As Twitter evolved, the …

Google Drive

New Milford Uncovered

There have been a thousand stories about the journey of New Milford High School toward being a connected school. All of them contain nuggets of truth …

Chrome is Used More Than Firefox, IE, and Opera Combined

Social analytics firm Shareaholic today released browser share data for the year 2013 so far. There are quite a lot of figures to go over, but the biggest trend that immediately jumps out is Chrome’s utter dominance.<p>In September, Chrome was used more than Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera …