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7 Need-To-Know Social Media Terms for 2016

You’ve heard it a million times, but it’s true–the social media world is constantly evolving. What was popular just a few years ago could now be …

Social Media

Carol Dweck Revisits the 'Growth Mindset'

Commentary<p>For many years, I secretly worked on my research. I say “secretly” because, once upon a time, researchers simply published their research …

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Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class

Carol Dweck’s research on growth mindset has become essential knowledge in education circles. The Stanford psychologist found that children who …

Pedagogy

5 can't-miss apps: Red Bull Alert, Flipagram, WifiMapper and more

With Reddit users still up in arms over the site's revised content policies and news of Tesla's plans for a new roadster, you may have overlooked …

Education

5 Crucial Google Drive Tips for Teachers

Today we are sharing with you some important tips that might render your work on Google Drive more productive and enjoyable. Check them out below and …

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

<b>How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>Like Apple and Microsoft, Google also wants a place in your …

Google Apps for Education

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads for a limited time

It’s time to finish the week strong with one last batch of nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps that are all on sale for free for a limited time. …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

Kids

How to turn every child into a “math person”

Last month, the US Math Team took second place in the International Math Olympiad—for high school students—held in Cape Town, South Africa. Since 1989, China has won 20 out of 27 times (including this year), and in the entire history of the Olympiad, the US Math Team has won only 4 out of 55 times, …

Mathematics

Mr Elementary Math

What could be better than math with a little 'making the world a better place'? #mathchat #thelightersideofmath #math http://t.co/pexsOpBBNc

Using Book Creator to create math riddles - Book Creator app

Last year I was brainstorming with the Kindergarten teachers, looking for an app that was a “just right” fit for our young students to create books. …

A Rubric to Grade Students iPad Projects

July, 2014<br>Today's post features a practical rubric to use in class to grade your students iPad projects. This rubric ,which I learned about through …

The periodic table of iPad Apps

I was recently inspired by Sean Junkins’ (@sjunkins) periodic table of iPad Apps. I thought it was a really useful too – being able to map Apps to …

All the Awesome Stuff You Can Do with Google+ Photos

Even if you don't use Google+ for its social aspects, you might want to use the service for its stellar photo capabilities alone. From unlimited …

Periodic Table of iPad Apps. http://t.co/DLwzt7fXUI

Google Play Newsstand gets a widget, adds mini view for easy reading

The idea behind a magazine or a newspaper is that you will actually sit down and <i>read</i> it -- but if you only have time to glance at a few headlines, the latest update to Google Play Newsstand is for you. The content aggregator now features a "mini card" view that compresses each story down to just …

How to record an instructional Gif

The Best App For Monitoring Students

About a year ago, we decided after much input to open up YouTube Safe Search for students. While there can be a lot of mind-numbing videos about …

8 iPads in the classroom

Here I’m going to cover ways of managing things in the classroom with 8 iPads …<p>capturing evidence of learning<br>• traditional things,<br>• revolutionary edgy …

Creating and publishing a collaborative ebook - Book Creator app

Step 2. The writing process<p>Once topics were distributed, students began the pre-writing stage by selecting relevant websites, reading the …

Airdrop Is Awesome. That Is All. #airsmashing

<b>Gregory Kulowiec (EdTechTeacher) encouraged me to explore the potential of the *AirDrop feature in education of the iOS7 iPad update (see tweet on</b> …

Anticipation Mounts for iOS 7.1

Anticipation has been mounting for an update to iOS 7 for several reasons. There are still some outstanding bugs that cause Safari or the iOS device to crash, and betas have been available since November. The latest rumors indicate iOS 7.1 will ship any day now because a certain app from Apple will …