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12 Educational Windows Apps for Teachers

Today we spent sometime sifting through Windows app store and curated for you the list below. This is a collection of some great educational apps for …

There Are 168 Hours in Each Week. Here's How to Make the Most of Them.

Saving time is a myth. Be smart in how you spend your time, and you'll have plenty.<p>Wish you had more free time?<p>Imagine how much more relaxed you'd be if you had more time to read. All the breakthrough ideas you'd have if you could just loaf around aimlessly like Einstein.<p>You <i>do</i> have that time. …

How To: 100+ Secret Dialer Codes for Your iPhone

The dialer screen on your iPhone has a lot more to it than just entering phone numbers and hitting the green call button. It's not very obvious, but …

And Now, Here Are the Best Burger Recipes of All Time for Every Diet

When it comes to creating menu mood boards for dinner parties and cookouts, there's no better place to look for inspiration than Pinterest. Since the …

Insanely Busy? You Can Still Find Time for Learning With These 5 Tools

Super busy but still determined to feed your mind? Try these tools.<p>Lifelong learning, research shows, can make you smarter, richer, and happier. But, let's face it, making time to feed your brain is easier for some folks than others.<p>For entrepreneurs with growing businesses, parents of young kids, …

50 Tips, Tricks and Ideas for Teaching Gifted Students

Gifted kids can be a joy to teach when you know how to identify what engages them. These 50 tips and tricks come from my own experience and from …

How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service …

8 ways to repurpose an old iPhone

The iPhone has been around for a full 10 years now, meaning at some point you've probably upgraded to a newer model. (Possibly several newer models.) And whenever you do that, you're left with your old phone and a question: What should I do with it?<p>Most common answer: sell it. That's a good way to …

Amazon Echo

Teachers cash in, big time, by putting lessons up for sale

Miss Kindergarten is in the million-dollar club. So are Lovin Lit, the Moffatt Girls and about a dozen other teacher-entrepreneurs who are spinning …

Middle School

10 Effective Communication Habits of the Most Successful People

It's not rocket science, but like all good habits, it takes hard work to communicate at this level.<p>Being able to communicate effectively, I believe, is one of the best life skills you can develop. Think about it, colleagues who can masterfully communicate their thoughts, feelings, ideas, concerns …

Top maths teachers call for more funding for Singapore 'mastery' method

British schools lack the funding to implement Singapore’s maths mastery method that the Government plans to roll out to schools across England, teachers have warned.<p>According to a survey of nearly 360 maths teachers in the UK, 90 per cent said they believed there is insufficient funding for …

CodeMade.io is a place to find open-source Internet of Things Inspiration

Most people who learn to code typically encounter the same problem during their first few months. They’ll read a book or two and learn the basics of a programming language. They’ll write a few short programs. They’ll figure out how to print <i>“Hello World”</i> to the screen, and then they’ll figure out …

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Why should educators across all grade levels and subjects integrate coding computer sciences into the curriculum? That was the theme of my last blog. …

When a loved one dies, their Facebook profile is both a blessing and a curse

LONDON — When someone you love passes away, processing that loss can be incredibly hard.<p>Through the annals of time, the physical vestiges of a …

You can now learn the basics of coding with Disney's Moana

Disney’s Moana is going to be the biggest children’s film of the year, and now the company is using it to get more young people to learn about code. The company just released Moana: Wayfinding With Code. This free tutorial gives young people a gamified introduction to the fundamentals of software …

Walt Disney Company

Turn That Old Tablet Into A Sub-$100 Linux Laptop

Tiny laptops have always been devices that promise so much, yet fail somehow to deliver. From the Atari Portfolio palmtops through to the recent crop …

Three Math Kickstarters For Your Perusal

Project #1. I like games and I especially like inexpensive games that have simple rules. If you agree, then please check out Quadrum, a new card game being offered on Kickstarter. It’s already been funded, but there are stretch goals still to be reached. The game is a bit like dominoes–24 square …

4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

Google Is Closing The Gap On Apple In The Classroom

The classroom is one of the most hotly contested frontiers in the tech war, and a new survey suggests that Google is closing the gap on Apple.<p>A bigger slice of a market that is worth around $68 billion, according to technology analysts Gartner, is clearly a strong motivation for the tech giants to …

Education Technology

10 hidden iPhone gestures you probably don’t know about

Apple sold more iPhones than expected last quarter thanks to the successful launch of its new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus flagship handsets. The new …

IPhone 7

How To Download iNDS Emulator On iOS 10 [No Jailbreak Required]

Here's how to download and install iNDS Nintendo DS emulator on iOS 10 running iPhone or iPad. No jailbreak is required for this to work.<br>[ Continue …

What is Kodi and is it legal? A beginner's guide to the home media server

Whether you've only just begun the process of digitising your movie and music collection, or long since abandoned physical media, chances are you've …

Raspberry Pi

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

The Brain

Facebook

Not sure if you guys have started Christmas shopping or not, but if you live anywhere near a Target, Walmart, or shopping mall, you’re probably well …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

The Brain

13 Foods That Are as Inexpensive as They Are Healthy

You're reading 13 Foods That Are as Inexpensive as They Are Healthy, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Nutrition

Welcome to the course - Blended Learning Essentials: Embedding Practice - University of Leeds

This video introduces you to Diana Laurillard and Neil Morris, the lead educators for the course, and provides an overview of the weeks ahead.<p>We …

Education Technology

2 New “3 Minute TOOL-torials” for Flipped or Blended Learning

This month we added several new 3 Minute TOOL-torials on EmergingEdTech, and two are specifically useful for flipped or blended learning.<p>EdPuzzle is …