TECHNOLOGY FOR THE #HOMESCHOOLER

By Mark Simpson | Using technology as a game changer in #Homeschooling Education

Exploring Simple Machines with Activities & Apps

May 28, 2018<p>Students are innately curious, and the intricacies of everyday objects are at the very heart of simple machines. Exploring levers, …

6 Pros & Cons of Technology in the Classroom in 2018

Technology in education is the biggest change in teaching we will ever see. For years, policy makers, teachers, parents and students alike have been …

Teach & Learn Practical Digital Skills

"With Applied Digital Skills, each student can move at their own pace."<p>Amanda Alford<br>7th grade science teacher at Switzerland County<br>School Corporation …

Hands-on with Apple’s new Schoolwork app on iPad [Gallery]

At its education-focused event in Chicago last month, Apple showcased a new app called Schoolwork. Essentially, Schoolwork is Apple’s take on a classroom management app, allowing teachers to assign tasks to students and for students view those assignments and submit their work.<p>Schoolwork is slated …

Online Learning To Lead Education By 2025

<b>November 8, 2016 (archive):</b> Education professionals across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) demand ‘accessibility for all’, but feel …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

News Corp

Coding for Kids with Autism The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Educators

<b>Coding for Kids with Autism: The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Educators</b><p>Computer programming, otherwise known as coding, has become a hot topic …

Computer Science

Flipped Teaching is NOT about making videos

I was chatting with a History teacher this week, who like most history teachers, was discussing how much content he had to get through and how some …

460 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in July

Five years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Online Education

Four Cool Weather Activities That You And The Kids Can Do For The 2017 Solar Eclipse

Ethan Siegel wrote an outstanding piece in Forbes this week about seven things to anticipate during the total eclipse on August 21st, 2017. One of the points that Siegel made is that many people will experience a noticeable temperature drop. The peer-review scientific literature reveals other …

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IF YOU TEACH HISTORY, YOU TEACH WRITING

<i>Anita K. Ravi, BHP Expert<br>California, U.S.A.</i><p>Have you ever had those days (or weeks) when you think to yourself, “When did I become the writing …

How to Sign up for Coursera Courses for Free

Coursera is an online education provider that offers online courses, popularly known as “MOOCs” or Massive Open Online Courses, from top universities …

Online Education

An overview of every Data Visualization course on the internet

Our pick for the best data visualization course is…<p>Data Visualization with Tableau Specialization by the University of California, Davis on …

Data Visualization

435 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in June

Five years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Online Education

The Presidents

<i>The Presidents</i> is an unprecedented eight-part survey of the personal lives and legacies of the remarkable men who have presided over the Oval …

Apple launches new Swift app development curriculum for free on iBooks, offered at six community colleges this fall

Apple has today announced that is launching a new app development curriculum designed to teach students how to start using Swift to create fully functional iPhone apps. The course is available for free on iBooks (plus teacher’s guide) for anyone to download, and builds on the Everyone Can Code …

Here Are 11 Handy Math Tricks They Didn't Teach You In School

Puzzles & Brain Teasers<p>Here Are 11 Handy Math Hacks They Didn’t Teach You In School<p>We wish we knew then what we know now!<p>Brinke Guthrie ·1 year …

Mathematics

HOW DO YOU KEEP KIDS ENGAGED THROUGH 13.8 YEARS OF HISTORY? THRESHOLDS.

<i>Dave Burzillo<br>Big History Teacher, Massachusetts, USA</i><p><i>About the author: Dave has taught for over 30 years, more than 25 of them at his current school,</i> …

WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED FROM 7 YEARS OF IPADS IN EDUCATION?

Apple released the first iPad in April, 2010. It didn’t take long for the device to be adopted as the “technology of choice” by thousands of …

How to Teach Online in 2017: Lessons from 100,000+ schools

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15 Free Mobile Apps for Math Practice

Finding the right math app to support struggling students can be a challenge. I’ve created this list of 15 free mobile apps for math practice to help …

5 must have tools to work smart, and not just hard

In today’s world, hard work itself is not enough to get things done. You need to combine hard work with smart work to become more productive.<p>Looking …

Phishing Season: Widespread Email Scam Targets Schools, Edtech Companies

Policy<p>Phishing Season: Widespread Email Scam Targets Schools, Edtech Companies<p>By Tony Wan     Feb 7, 2017<p>Maksim Kabakou / Shutterstock<p>Last week, the …

Identity Theft

Five Cool Finds From Google Arts & Culture’s Presidents’ Day Collection

It’s probably been years since you dusted off that 10th grade Civics book. But if your knowledge of the 44 presidents of the United States is a …

10 Tips for Training Employees with Video from Dollar Shave Club

Have you ever spent several hours in a training session with one instructor ranting in front of a whiteboard, and felt like hauling yourself out the …

Pixar’s free storytelling class will teach you how to write the next ‘Up’

Pixar’s practically perfected the art of telling complex stories that are equally satisfying and emotionally devastating, and now it’s letting the …

Only 12 People In The Entire World Can Do This Job And He's The Youngest…

I have terrible handwriting. But fortunately for me, computer came along and now it’s fairly rare that I ever have to actually write things out with …

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3 Ways to Continue Learning at Home with Technology

By Meghan Bogardus CortezA survey finds that students want to keep learning once they are home; here’s how digital tools can help.