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Virtual reality powered by ... our minds? '10 years from now, it will seem obvious’

EyeMynd wants to create a system in which thoughts, not handsets, will control our actions in virtual reality worlds<p>Dan Cook first began exploring the commercial potential of brainwave technology 20 years ago, working with a government agency interested in developing better lie detectors and …

Stuck in a rut? VR could be the key to reawakening your passion for life

Virtual reality will only be a success when it “genuinely extends how we think” as a species, according to entrepreneur Ed Barton.<p>“To be truly …

Augmented Reality

Want to Know What Virtual Reality Might Become? Look to the Past

The Scottish scientist David Brewster was one of those 19th-century characters with no real equivalent today. An ordained minister in the Church of Scotland, he took an early interest in astronomy and became for a time one of the world’s leading experts on the science of optics. He also harbored a …

Virtual Reality

VR headsets blamed for spread of eye herpes

Virtual reality might not be catching on with consumers as rapidly as some companies hoped, but one thing that definitely <i>will</i> catch on with some who …

Virtual Reality

A Look at VR from the '80s, '90s, and Through Today

From the past to the imagined future.<p>While Oculus, Samsung, and Sony are busy getting all the headlines about virtual reality headsets, the old …

Can VR be used to create empathy?

14 places in South-East Asia to see before it's too late

10 Online Tools to Upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills

As an educator, you have the noble duty of awakening your students’ potential to express their arguments through the structured form of academic …

4 Ways to Teach New Vocabulary

Mix it up by introducing new vocabulary with these fun techniques!<p>Vocabulary…it’s a double-edged sword. Students universally recognize the need to …

5 Essential Leadership Lessons From A Beloved Teacher Who's Inspired Thousands

If you’re fortunate in life, every once in a while, you come across an individual who has been so positive, encouraging and uplifting that you just stop in your tracks in awe. You can’t help but feel deeply grateful that you’ve crossed paths, and you’re reminded of what’s wonderfully special in …

Leadership

Emoticons are improving the English language

txt msgs r running language<p>*ruining<p>^lol, jk!! :)<p>In many casual discussions of language and the internet, it’s not uncommon to hear about how such “textspeak ruins language”—how technology has made everybody lazy with their speech and writing. Major media outlets such as the LA Times, the BBC and …

Language

Easy Goal Setting Exercise and FUN Challenge!

We're more than a month into the New Year already...<p><b>Are you clear on your goals?</b><p>Have you outlined your priorities, and the tasks it will take to …

Goal Setting

#FlipboardChat Summary: Using Flipboard Creatively for Learning

Every Wednesday evening, members of the Flipboard Club—an unofficial group of passionate evangelists—hold a Twitter chat about a Flipboard-centric topic.<p>Last week they covered how to use Flipboard creatively for learning, a great topic for educators of all levels. At the end of the chat, we also …

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11 Ways to Make Doggy Style Even SEXIER

If you thought it couldn't get any better, we're about to prove you wrong.<p>We like to think of doggy style as the original bad girl sex position. There's something a little wild, naughty, and titillating about it that just amps up the passion and makes you lust for more. Plus, it feels freaking …

Excellent Random Name Selector Apps for Teachers

February 5, 2015<br>Below is a list of some very good name selector apps for teachers. The idea of such a list was born out of an email we received from …

Education Technology

5 Good iPad Apps to Gather Students Feedback

Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative. Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit …

Prodigy - free math game that helps students learn math while having fun

There is no doubt that math is a difficult subject both for students and for teachers. As a student, the idea of math can be daunting, as the subject …

What will be the most significant classroom innovation in the next 10 years?

<b>The devaluing of content demands innovation</b>In my recent work, both in the classroom and in research, the most common recurring question is <b>“what</b> …

This Super Simple Google Docs Trick is Life Changing #edtech #gafe

A few months back, I discovered through Twitter a super simple Google Docs trick that changed how I share Google Docs links with staff that I work …

Education Technology

Two Excellent Tutorials on How to Create A Newsletter for Your Classroom

February 21, 2015<br>Newsletters are very good forms of communication and as teachers you can use them to communicate with parents and school community …

Education Technology

Resources to learn how to use Google Classroom on iPad as teacher or student

There’s lots of talk on how Google Classroom is changing the landscape of learning in and out of the Classroom, but how do you use it?To help with …

Students teaching students is totally awesome - Book Creator app

Teachers, humbly step aside and consider how to <i>really</i> get the student, teacher and technology partnership to work.<p>The power to educate<p>Becoming a …

Using Google Drive Apps for Real Time Collaborative Learning

Overview<p>Digital tools have given us an exponential number of ways to collaborate with our students, colleagues, peers and community. Collaboration …

Education Technology

Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom

Google has created App Kickstart Guides for Google Play for Education apps to help you build your "Android app-titude" for some specific apps in …

Apps

Worksheets for the digital age: AR interactive print

Ever since schools started using copy machines in the 1960s, worksheets have been a perennial classroom favorite, beloved — by teachers anyway — for …

MIT uses patent from 1997 to sue Apple over chips

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a patent lawsuit against Apple and its suppliers this week, claiming that semiconductor wafers found …

Mobile Devices