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What is Google+, and who actually uses it?

Social behavior is a strangely integral part of the Internet as we know and use it today, and in many ways it has been from the very beginning. …

Tell Your Story on Digital Learning Day 2016

Where to Find More Information<p>Visit the Digital Learning Video Gallery on the website for the Alliance for Excellent Education to view real-life, …

Education Technology

A New Must-Read for All Educators

We need stories of hope perhaps more than we need new ideas on curriculum, formative assessment, or instructional strategies. Stories of hope can …

Reconnecting Adults With Playful Learning

Talreja and his staff have designed the Dream a Dream program in Bangalore, India to teach life skills, including leadership, to more than 50,000 …

Pedagogy

Apple Announces New Cool Stuff

100 Great Websites for Teachers and Educators

By BME Staff<p>Published January 2015<p>Teachers and educators spend many hours preparing for their classes and keeping up with education trends. The staff …

Top 10 Uncomfortable Situations and How to Deal with Them

Life is full of awkward and uncomfortable moments. We can't avoid them altogether, but we can handle them with grace. Here are ten situations we all …

Digital Leadership - LIVE Blog of Eric Sheninger Keynote at Leading Future Learning 2015

Eric Sheninger, Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)and Scholastic …

Online Professional Learning Quality Checklist

Future Ready Schools: A Toolkit for Empowering Educators through Professional LearningIn 2013, as part of the Connected Educators project led by …

Pedagogy

10 Resources For More Effective Online Learning

<b>Resources For More Effective Online Learning</b><p>Here are 10 resources for more effective online learning:<p><b>Educents</b><br>Launched way back in April, 2013, this …

South by Southwest EDU, a Mecca for Ed-Tech, Set to Kick Off in Texas

The South by Southwest education conference, or SXSWedu, will host nearly 6,000 registered guests, who include ed-tech companies of all sizes.

Education Technology

There Are Fewer New Teachers. And No One Seems Surprised.

Earlier this week we reported on the decline in teachers entering the profession.<p>And the responses from social media poured in.<p><b>From Facebook</b><p><b>From Twitter</b><p><b>From Instagram</b><p><i>Now, what about the other side: Why do teachers stay in the profession? Reach out on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. We're on Twitter</i> …

Education

KQED

<b>By Rolin Moe</b><p>In recent months, authors, school districts, and big thinkers have promoted failure as a valuable experience for young people, …

Collaboration: Key to Innovation

One of the resources that I have the kids use to prime their pumps for innovative thinking is Quirky.com. Quirky basically has three tabs in its menu …

Pedagogy

ILEdchat The homepage of Illinois EdChat

Phil Lacey: I'm looking for a tool for teachers to evaluate the device they are testing, not integration, but actual evaluation to be used to compare …

Eye Contact

Power Source

The Head and Heart of Cage-Busting Leaders

<i>Note: Rick Hess is on sabbatical through May 6th. If you're missing him, you might try to catch him while he's out and about discussing his new book</i> …

Think You're Multitasking? Think Again

Don't believe the multitasking hype, scientists say. New research shows that we humans aren't as good as we think we are at doing several things at once. But it also highlights a human skill that gave us an evolutionary edge.<p>As technology allows people to do more tasks at the same time, the myth …

University of Michigan

Framing the School Technology Dream

Commentary<p>In advertising, the focus is on better, faster learning<p>For more than a century, educational technology ads have glistened with hope. Newly …

8 Sites...New Favorites for Your Technology Toolbox

Hi there everyone this is Kristen from Teacher Playground. I wanted to blog today to tell you about a few sites I am really enjoying. I think you …

Beautiful and easy to use newsletters

Share on social networks<p>Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more<p>You can quickly share with one click, or invite your friends by sending them messages. …

Marketing

What teachers need and reformers ignore: time to collaborate

One of the primary things that teachers value but that school reformers have given short shrift is time to collaborate. Here, Stanford University Professor Linda Darling-Hammond, an expert on teaching and teacher education, writes about why this is so important to the profession. Darling-Hammond …

A New Way to Discover the Best iPad Apps for Education

My son was born about a month before the debut of the iPad, and has quite literally grown up alongside touchscreen devices. As a parent and longtime app reviewer, I can tell you with conviction that most educational apps for the iPad stink.<p>That's why Appolicious created appoLearning.<p>While there are …

Apps

Introducing Mobile Technology Into Your Classroom: Structures and Routines

Be Clear and Consistent<p>Don't take it for granted that your students will know what you're thinking. If you fail to list expectations early, students …

KQED

Disrupting the entrenched education system is daunting. There are 7.2 million teachers in the U.S., 76 million students, and more than 98,000 public …

KQED

A fifth-grade teacher who embraces technology for its benefits, though also expresses skepticism, wonders whether she’s considered a technophobe. She …