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Inquiry-Based Learning: The Power of Asking the Right Questions

The Power of the Right Questions<p>You might wonder how lesson planning works if you're always reconstructing on the fly. I've found that if the …

Pedagogy

BEST PRACTICES AROUND SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY

With the emergence of new technologies and the access students now have to the Internet, it’s no surprise that social media safety has become a more …

Design Thinking in Schools: Building a Generation of Innovators

Observing today’s world can tell us much about tomorrow and what human beings need to meet future challenges. Along with the increasing challenges …

Design

Using Timely Text Messages To Curb Missed Assignments and Class

My bank sends me a text alert when my account balance is low. My wireless company sends me a text alert when I’m about to use up my monthly data. …

The Highlight Tool - Google Doc Add-On for Writing and Feedback

The Highlight Tool is a simple but powerful Google Docs Add-On that teachers can use to provide feedback on student written work. The key benefit of …

Education Technology

Tinycards — Flashcards by Duolingo

Memorize anything while playing a game! Tinycards is a brand new app created by the team behind Duolingo, the most downloaded education app in the …

Balancing tech use

<b>Published on</b> November 16th, 2016 | <i>from CAMH</i><p><i>With thanks to Lisa Pont, Social Worker and Educator, Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario at CAMH …

News Literacy 101

Among hearing opinions at home, talking with friends, learning from teachers, reading things online or in print, and seeing news on television, kids …

Teaching Kids About Fake News

0<p>SHARES<p>Unless you have been living under a rock, the last several months in the U.S. has meant an onslaught of news stories around our election and …

5 Tips to Getting Started with ePortfolios

0<p>SHARES<p>Watch out standardized testing. ePortfolios are making a comeback.<p>Finally! Want to join the fun where students get to show what they know with …

Create Immersive Virtual Reality with Storyspheres

Though impressive, the first Virtual Reality offerings in education primarily consisted of pre-created experiences where students could explore …

Virtual Reality