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iPad App of the Week: Tynker, Teaching Children to Program the Fun Way

Years ago, this phrase was thrown around a lot in tech circles: ‘<i>The applications make the platform’</i>. In the case of the iPad I don’t know that apps entirely ‘make the tablet’ – but great iPad apps are definitely a huge factor in making it such a game-changing device.<p>Great apps, and unique apps …

8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Should Read

Everyone has their own reading style. My long held reading rule is to have two books on the go. One trashy thriller to tune out the world with, and …

Education Technology

Then and Now: Education Technology in 1963 vs 2013

John F. Kennedy made a strong push for education reform focused on science and technology during his presidency. His enthusiasm for STEM education …

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TLE Spotlight: Advice from the Experts<p>We got together with some of our Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal recipients and asked what guidance …

Networking

The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Vince Alongi<p>By now, most of us have become pretty used to the ways that technology — both devices and …

Education

A wish list for education technology

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Given that I’ve been writing about technology in education for some time, I’ve come to think an awful lot about how kids these …

Online learning: pedagogy, technology and opening up higher education

Higher education has always been fond of its acronyms and they don't get much more prolific than the current four letters doing the rounds. From the …

My 10 Essential Email Habits

‘And none will hear the postman’s knock<br>Without a quickening of the heart.<br>For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?’ <b><br>~W.H. Auden</b><p>Email can be a great …

50 Fab Apps for Teachers

Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools …

21st Century Icebreakers: 13 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology

<b>In honor of the start of a new school year, I am sharing one of my popular posts again with you with a couple of new additions!</b><p>On Monday I will begin …

Education Technology

The 5 Defining Characteristics Of Google+

by <b>Kay Bisaillon</b>, TeachThought Intern<p>A few weeks ago, I joined a Google+ community at the request of a colleague. Honestly, I knew very little about …

Google+

Driving Change to Transform Schools

Recently my school was recognized as the "School of the Month" for November/December by eSchool News. The resulting article described New Milford High School's many accomplishments pertaining to the use of educational technology to enhance the teaching and learning process. We are extremely proud …

KQED

Helping students learn how to learn: That’s what most educators strive for, and that’s the goal of inquiry learning. That skill transfers to other …

Teaching

10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning

Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator

We all know that education budgets are getting cut more and more, and that meaningful professional-development opportunities have unfortunately …

The Benefits of Educational Blogging

<i>This in an update of older posts about the benefits of educational blogging.</i>2013 is the sixth year that I have maintained a classroom blog. When I …

Use @Gooru to Search Common Core Content by Standard! It's like Google for Teachers!

<b>A Safe, Refined Search Engine for Education</b><p>The theme of 'organization' seems to be popular in my posts lately. I find myself gravitating towards …

Common Core

10 Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for your Students

Using the websites below, teachers will be able to take their students on wonderful virtual trips to see and visit places that could not probably …

40 Alternative Assessment Ideas for Learning

When people think of <b>assessment</b>, pencils and bubble sheets may be the first things that come to mind. <b>Assessment</b> does not always have to involve paper …

Teaching

Google Announces Provo, Utah As The Third Google Fiber City And Acquires The Local Fiber Provider

If you live in Provo, Utah: Congratulations, you just joined the fairly exclusive club of geeks who don’t have to whine about Google Fiber not coming to your city.<p>Google, along with Mayor John Curtis, have just announced that Provo will be the third city to hop on Google’s crazy-fast fiber-optic …