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If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning

Learning Strategies<p>If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning<p>By Todd Flory     Dec 22, …

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Learning

Building a Shared Vision of the #FutureofLearning

The #EdResearchSummit in Pittsburgh was co-hosted by Montour Schools (featured here) and Carnegie Mellon University (featured here). In the opening …

In Charter School Era, Montessori Model Flourishes

—Barry Gutierrez for Education Week<p>| Corrected: May 27, 2016<p>Montessori education has a more than century-old history in the United States, but thanks …

What Motivates A Student’s Interest in Reading and Writing

Educator Larry Ferlazzo details how to make reading and writing relevant to students lives in order to motivate them.<br>[[ This is a content summary …

50 Alternatives To Lecturing

<b>50 Alternatives To Lecturing</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><i>Ed note: This post is promoted by SEU’S online masters in education programs. SEU simply asked us to</i> …

This App For Kids Makes iPhone App Programming As Easy As Lego

Tiny Bop’s latest, The Everything Machine, aims to demystify iPhones for kids by letting them program any app they want.<p>Tinybop founder Raul Gutierrez was frustrated. Compared to the Apple II computers he grew up programming on, the iPhones in his kids’ hands were unknowable black boxes: silicon …

Improved Analytics Critical to the Personalization of Online Learning

<i>The evolution of technology and technological tools over recent years has positively impacted the effectiveness of online learning, which has</i> …

5 things we should teach in school but don't

I mean, almost all of the important history I learned between grades 5 and 12 I could probably find on Wikipedia and understand within a few weeks now.<p>And pretty much any scientific knowledge you could ever want to learn is explained with pretty videos on YouTube.<p>On top of that, you have the most …

Adding Lessons to Transparent Classroom

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Google Expands Its Educational Platform “Classroom” With A New API, Share Button For Websites

Google Classroom, the company’s educational initiative that launched last year to allow teachers and students to communicate and collaborate with each other using Google tools and services, has today received a number of new features, the most notable being a new Classroom API for admins, and a …

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs - What are the quick ways to combat teacher stress in a classroom?

Teachers report high levels of stress and low levels of autonomy according to a new survey of over 30,000 teachers in the United States: Quality of Worklife Survey.<p>Each month we ask our Top 12 Global Teacher Bloggers to share their perspectives on the issues that teachers around the world believe …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Everyday injustices for working women: The slights add up

<i>This story is part of Solving for XX, a CNET special report exploring what people and companies are doing to make the tech industry more diverse, more equitable and more welcoming to women.</i><p>As an editor, writer and, above all, a human being, I've taken a keen interest in the issue of women in …

Feminism

The 5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company

Can you think of any business topic that’s been hotter for longer than innovation? Trouble is, it’s hard to think of any business challenge where real pro­gress has been harder to come by. By now, your company probably has a new busi­ness incubator, an idea wiki, a disciplined process for mining …

Google Greatness: 9 Google tricks I had never seen

There’s No "I" in Teacher: 8 Tips for Collaborative Planning

That space is Mission Lab, a learning design studio within the school. From the very beginning, Mission Lab was considered a critical design aspect …

Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers

<b>Haiku Desk</b> is a free presentation tool with many themes and Creative Commons images to choose from. Users can import photos, make charts, and …

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Well, it's that time of year again for my favorite and most robust list on the top 100 Sites/Apps of the year. As w/ the previous year's list, more …

Code.org Launches Code Studio, A Toolset And Curriculum For Teaching Kids Programming

Since its creation, Code.org‘s mission has been to get coding into curriculums for students as schools nationwide. Today, the nonprofit group is launching Code Studio, a combined set of tools and curriculum to get students in kindergarten through high school interested in the underlying concepts …

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Fixing the Bugs: Teaching Kids to Code on a Zero-Dollar Budget

column | Technology in School<p>Fixing the Bugs: Teaching Kids to Code on a Zero-Dollar Budget<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Jul 21, …

5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom

As an English teacher, I use the word "epiphany" all the time. But this year I came to understand that term on a more personal level -- not just …

Teaching

10 Powerful iPad Apps For English And History

When I first started teaching English with 1:1 iPads, I was really jealous of the science and fine arts teachers. They had all of the most engaging …

Education Technology

The Top S'Cool Tools for Q2, 2014

column | Technology in School<p>The Top S'Cool Tools for Q2, 2014<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Jun 23, 2014<p>EdSurge<p>Related Stories<p>Forget Memorization: …

Find Primary Sources from All Over the World on the World Digital Library

Last week in Iowa I shared some good resources for teaching with technology and primary sources. One of my favorite resources that I shared is the …