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How to Avoid the Free Rider Problem in Teams

We've all experienced a "free rider" in a team project, both in school and work. So how can we avoid this when creating teams to ensure everyone …

Teaching

Teaching Students Team Collaboration Skills Using Five Dysfunctions Team

There is a popular and wise mantra in education that goes like this: Don’t assess anything that you don’t teach.<p>It’s common sense, even if the …

Teaching

Now You Can Sync Your Google Classroom Roster With Quick Key

Quick Key is a free app that turns your iPhone or Android phone into a bubble sheet scanner. It has two parts to it that when combined make it very …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

27 Tasty Crock Pot Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

Cooked slowly; eaten quickly.

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

Mix Italian Dressing with Barbecue Sauce for the Perfect Marinade for Any Meat

You need just two things to make a marinade versatile enough for any meat, fish, or other food: a bottle of Italian salad dressing and a bottle of …

Raspberry Pi User Guide: Getting started with Scratch, Arduino

Introducing the Raspberry Pi User Guide from the Quick and Easy Series offered by Dogwood Apps!<br>What exactly is a Raspberry Pi?<p>Raspberry Pi is a …

It’s Time to Retire Your Trusty Day Planner

Evernote is a 21st century day planner. In Part 4 of his productivity series for school leaders, organization consultant and former principal Frank …

Evernote

Top 10 Tech Security Basics Every Person Should Follow

We talk a lot about computer security and data security here at Lifehacker, but you can never have too many reminders of the basics. Here, in a …

Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom

Pinterest<p>How to Differentiate Assignments in Google Classroom<p>I am often asked about differentiation strategies that will work in the Google Classroom …

Education Technology

22 Easy Tips That'll Actually Make You Want To Cook

Cook less, clean less, and EAT MORE.

Food Preservation

5 Tips to Improve Critical Thinking Skills - A TED-Ed Lesson

5 Tips to Improve Your Critical Thinking is the latest TED-Ed lesson. The introduction to the lesson is a bit long for my liking but once you get …

Three Tips for Planning Video Projects

I love video projects because the entire process of developing project ideas, creating the video, and sharing the video engages almost all students. …

Beginning and Ending Class Like a Pro with Brian Sztabnik

<i>Every Classroom Matters episode 203</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterThe four minutes beginning and …

Teaching

KQED

<i>Part 1 in the series Learning In the New Economy of Information</i><p><b>By Shawn McCusker</b><p>In the past 10 years, perhaps nothing has changed more than the …

6 Edible ground cover plants for backyards and gardens

Our modern love affair with grass lawns is somewhat at odds with many of our efforts to conserve water and energy in our yards, along with our desire …

Gardening

21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher

by <b>Kimberly Tyson</b>, Ph.D., learningunlimitedllc.com<p><i>Update: This post was originally published in February, 2013</i><p>Vocabulary instruction is just about the …

Education Technology

Common Sense Media Launches 1-to-1 Essentials Program

<i>This is a guest post by Katie Karsh, Program Associate at Common Sense Media. If you are interested in contributing to the Edmodo Blog, please</i> …

Digital Public Library Of America (DPLA) Launches To Public

After two and a half years of planning, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the U.S.'s first public online-only library, opened its doors today -- or at least was made publicly available on the Internet.<p>The DPLA is a free, open-source resource that makes a number of digital collections …

5 YouTube Tips for Busy Teachers and Students

60 Beautiful Spring Decorating Ideas

See ya, winter. Bring on the flowers!<p>Transform your home with pastel paint, floral accents and fresh patterns inspired by our lightest and brightest designer spaces. Need a quick fix? Don't miss our favorite seasonal blooms for a fast bouquet.

5 Things You May Not Know About Common Craft

<b>Lee is a hand model - of sorts.</b><p>When you see a finger appear in a Common Craft video, it’s usually Lee’s right index finger. Each video is live action …

Patrick Hartog Ceramic Cable Lights

Add a touch of class to your lighting setup with these Patrick Hartog Ceramic Cable Lights ($TBA). Inspired by mooring bollards, these simple white …

Connected Learning: Tying Student Passions to School Subjects

Ito uses the Harry Potter Alliance to demonstrate how Connected Learning’s can be effective. She says, “the HPA connects young people who are …

Exploded Flowers

Fong Qi Wei is an artist who offers us absolutely beautiful pictures of flowers “exploded”, whose petals are spaced with simplicity, symmetry and …

Staying in “the Zone”

by Violet Dickson<p>Cluster Specialist, Arts, AV Technology & Communication<p>“Instruction must be oriented toward the future, not the past.” …