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18 Chromebook keyboard shortcuts every student should know

There are keyboard shortcuts that are universal — Crtl + C for copy, Ctrl + V for paste — but just as often there are shortcuts that change between …

Can We Design Online Learning Platforms That Feel More Intimate Than Massive?

Teachers spend hours designing and setting up their classrooms. They arrange cozy reading nooks and construct colorful bulletin boards. They know …

The Faster Your Brain Moves The More Time Off You Need

Science shows us that your brain can only focus for 90 to 120 minutes at a time.<p>If you just started working out you may be tempted to push your body to the limits. The problem isn't how hard your training. It's that you're still partaking in unhealthy habits, like poor diet and not getting enough …

What's Going on Inside the Brain of a Bilingual Child?

At the same time, one of the hottest trends in public schooling is what's often called dual-language or two-way immersion programs.<p>Traditional …

Google Slides: Add Your Webcam - Teacher Tech

Record Your Face Into Google Slides<p>When creating Google Slides for instructional purposes consider including a short video from your webcam …

Shelly Sanchez Terrell on LinkedIn

Editor's Picks<p>Hard Cases: Medical Practices Are Caught in the Crossfire of Conflicting ExpectationsHalee Fischer-Wright on LinkedIn•12h<br>• Our …

What You Need to Know: 9 Characteristics of Successful Schools

Do you want to have a successful school? Are you searching to work for a success school system? Check out this article to understand nine …

5 Ways Gifted Students Learn Differently

What distinguishes gifted children from other children? This question has been under debate for some time. However, as educators, understanding how …

Pedagogy

How to be an AMAZING teacher!

If you teach, you probably want to be known as being that “amazing teacher” on campus or in your district. It is an admirable desire for teachers to …

Teaching

8 digital skills we must teach our children

The social and economic impact of technology is widespread and accelerating. The speed and volume of information have increased exponentially. …

Stop Motion Animation with Google Slides

I have always been a giant fan of <b>stop motion animation</b>. As a child I grew up on "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "The Year Without a Santa …

Stop Motion

The 50-50 Rule of Technology Integration

Technology, when used to <b>create</b> content and <b>connect</b> students with <b>authentic</b> audiences, <b>empowers</b> learners and prepares them for jobs that don’t even exist …

How do WE Empower Students? WE Change the Way They Are Learning.

Some of the trendiest topics in Education are Student-Directed learning, #LearnerAgency and #StudentOwnership. As I hear these phrases, I ask …

All the Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts you need to know

Windows 10 was designed with touchscreens in mind, but Microsoft hasn't forgotten more traditional PC users. The operating system comes with plenty of built-in keyboard shortcuts -- including new shortcuts for the Command Prompt -- for those who prefer a physical keyboard.<p>Here's a handy list of the …

Windows 10

8 Tips For Teachers Frustrated With Technology

...The post 8 Tips For Teachers Frustrated With Technology appeared first on TeachThought.

7 Critical Skills For the Jobs of the Future

We live in a world of accelerating change. New industries are constantly being born and old ones are becoming obsolete. A report by the World …

10 Google Chrome Extensions Every Student Needs

Now more than ever, the need for digital literacy is paramount. Our students face a vast technological landscape, and it’s important they develop the …

Google

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10 Great Screen Capture Web Tools for Teachers and Students

January 24, 2014<br>Screen capture images can be used for a variety of reasons. You can include them in tutorials and multimedia classroom projects. You …

These Are The 16 Attributes of The Modern Educator

December 30, 2014<br>As teachers and educators, we are constantly required to review, evaluate and renew our teaching strategies to align them with the …

Hangouts adds “shareable link” feature to join group conversations

The Google Hangouts team – what many of us picture as a lone guy in a Mountain View basement – have been on a bit of a run lately. First Hangouts 11 added support for video messaging (or embedded video links) and now a new feature is about to be rolled out. In the next few days you’ll be able to …

Forgetting curve

The <b>forgetting curve</b> hypothesizes the decline of memory retention in time. This curve shows how information is lost over time when there is no attempt …

Cognitive Limitations Of Adult Learners In eLearning: 6 Factors To Consider

<b>Amount of information</b><br>According to Miller's theory regarding "The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two" [2], most <b>adult</b> <b>learners</b> are able to store …

75 Practical Ed Tech Tips Videos

A few months ago I started to create how-to videos on a more regular basis. I've been adding those videos to a YouTube playlist that I call Practical …

Great Tools for Informal Assessment

This afternoon at the NCTIES 2015 conference I gave a short, interactive presentation on tools and strategies for conducting informal assessments in …

Tech It Up Tuesday: Grab a ThingLink Account for Your School District

Hey, edtech gurus! It’s Tuesday again and time to focus on another resource that can be utilized in the educational setting. This week I’m turning …

Education Technology