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Why Risk-Taking May Increase Teen's Happiness

One of the first things you might associate with teenagers is their risk-taking behavior. And most of the time, those associations are negative. …

Happiness

The Gift of Doubt

Albert O. Hirschman and the power of failure.<p>In the mid-nineteenth century, work began on a crucial section of the railway line connecting Boston to the Hudson River. The addition would run from Greenfield, Massachusetts, to Troy, New York, and it required tunnelling through Hoosac Mountain, a …

You're Likely Using QR Codes Wrong, And Here's Why

It seems that every print and outdoor ad these days has some form of a QR code slapped onto it.<p>It has gotten to the point that giant billboards feature QR codes, which are well out of reach of someone speeding by in a car. Considering that people are meant to interact with QR codes via a mobile …

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How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …

20 Top Video Explanations to Help Teachers Become Tech Savvy

Mission Map Quest - Create Your Own Geography Games

Russel Tarr is on a roll this month. Earlier this month he released a great tool for creating fake text message exchanges between historical and …

10 Excellent Digital Citizenship Tips for Your Students and Kids

The graphic below features some wonderful tips and pieces of advice on how to develop good manners online. Look at it as a code of online ethics to …

11 Checks to Ensure Your Facebook Page is Up-to-Date

How long has it been since you’ve reviewed your Facebook Page?<p>Are you taking advantage of the latest Facebook features?<p>It’s critical that Facebook …

Social Media

Paris Review - John Irving, The Art of Fiction No. 93

Interviewed by Ron Hansen<p>Issue 100, Summer-Fall 1986<p>John Irving, ca. 2010. Photograph by Jost Hindersmann<p>John Irving was interviewed in the cramped back room of his otherwise large and luxurious apartment in Manhattan. A jump rope hangs on the door, a heavy set of weights “is always in the way” on …

Literature

Are language teachers leading the way with education technology?

As more and more schools invest in mobile technologies, such as iPads, a common question on language fora is "can anyone recommend a good list of …

Pheed iPhone Craze Heads To Android

Pheed, a new social media platform aimed toward the younger generation, has just released a much-anticipated Android app, now available on Google Play.<p>The wildly popular social network, which launched in November last year and attracted millions of users and visitors since, is geared primarily …

Brent Brookler Shows Off Flowboard’s iPad Presentation Builder

Flowboard is trying create the best tools for “interactive storytelling” on a tablet. And the best way to illustrate those tools is through a demo, so founder and CEO Brent Brookler stopped by the TechCrunch office today to show us the app.<p>First, Brookler showed us the beginning of creating a …

The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning

Welcome to the official guide to technology and learning by Edudemic! This part of Edudemic is meant to offer you, the teacher, some of the best and …

6 Myths About Social Media Marketing

Here's why your company's Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and other social media campaigns aren't performing as well as they could be.<p>Over the past five years, social media has become an increasingly important part of many companies' marketing strategies. But there are still some …

Social Media