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The best Apple Keynotes to watch before Wednesday’s iPhone 7 Keynote

A few times a year we are treated to unique events that are as much product introductions as fanboy entertainment events. We are talking about Apple Keynotes of course. In a few more days we will be able to enjoy another one of these, and for those of you who want to get in the mood for here is our …

Two Great Chromebook Tools for Creating Animations for Your Class

September 30, 2015<br>Upon your request, here are the two tools we would highly recommend for teachers seeking to create animations and explainer videos …

Warning: My Class Is One Big Trigger

We've been hearing a lot these days about trigger warnings as a phenomenon in American higher education, that teachers are being expected to warn their students if assigned material might upset them. Respected social scientists have argued that trigger warnings pose a serious problem with modern …

Christie: Teachers' union deserves 'punch in the face'

Gov. Chris Christie bashed the national teachers' union, calling them the "single most destructive force" in education.

Education

Google Project Fi - The Future is Calling

David Letterman to sign off as late-night host

NEW YORK (AP) — After 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late-night show, David Letterman is signing off.<p>The transplanted Hoosier, who made Top Ten …

10 Ideas For Upgrading Your Teaching This Summer

<b>10 Ideas For Upgrading Your Teaching This Summer</b>by <b>Nellie Mitchell,</b> thislittleclassofmineWhen my district tech office sent out an email the last week …

Classroom Management 6: Creating a Stress-Free Space

The students in Maureen Conley’s first-grade classroom in Islip, New York, illustrate that even the youngest pupils can follow procedures.<p>Conley’s …

Teaching

To My Son's Future Teacher

My son saw his first snow last winter. He stuck his little face straight up in the air and squealed with delight when he felt the cold, soft flakes …

Teaching

A Young Teacher’s Voice: The Devastating Effects of Evaluation by Common Core Test Scores

The other day I received this email from a South Side graduate who became a teacher. This young woman is brilliant–just the sort of person we want in …

APP REVIEW: Splice Is A Godsend For Music Producers

Splice helps electronic dance music creators save, share, collaborate, and remix music by working alongside professional music creation tools like Ableton Live.<p>For one, Splice offers musicians access to all of their revisions in the cloud.<p>Let's say you made an awesome song using Ableton Live, but …

Samsung And Google Bury The Apple Hatchet, Sign 10-Year Patent Agreement

Some breaking news in the patent world. Samsung, the world’s biggest handset maker, has announced that it has signed a 10-year patent deal with Google, the maker of Android, the world’s biggest mobile operating system, covering all current and future technology patents.<p>There are a few key reasons …

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

October 25, 2013 | 7:40 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/10/25/business/will-samsung-always-be-pepsi-apples-coke/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Scramble seen for Apple's latest iPad mini

Apple manufacturers have reportedly struggled to make a lot of the smaller Retina displays, so supplies of the new tablet may be limited. That could produce another scramble as Apple fans try to get one before they sell out.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Get ready to line up again if you want one of the new iPads …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Robin Williams

Early Samsung Smartwatch Reviewers Are Not Impressed

The early reviews are in, and few seem thrilled with the Galaxy Gear, the so-called smartwatch that the South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced this week.<p>The Galaxy Gear syncs with your Samsung Galaxy smartphone -- only one model for now, which we'll get to later -- and allows you to make …