Gayle Kakac

23 Flips | 8 Magazines | @reellife13 | I teach at Front Range Christian School, I love technology and could read about it all day long. What's more is I love to use it too!

What’s True and False in “Lincoln” Movie

Did Lincoln really do that? Was Mary Todd really there? Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, author of Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in …

Abraham Lincoln Life Facts & Family Tree Infographic

Learn about the life of legendary U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. Discover the faces, places and major events in his life in this special Infographic from GenealogyBank.com. Explore Abe Lincoln's family tree, occupations, personal interests and more.<p>Get even more details about Lincoln's life at the …

Abraham Lincoln

Five of the Most Popular Types of Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / September 3, 2013<p>There are two questions would-be MagMakers often ask:<p>a) What’s the best way to use a Flipboard magazine?<p>b) Are there …

How to Create a Magazine on Flipboard 2.0

Why Illiterate Educators?

When it comes to an understanding of the term “literacy” most people understand it as the ability to read and write in an effort to communicate, …

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'Disney Animated' iPad App Brings Magic to Your Fingertips

When I got home from elementary school, nothing could stop me popping in a VHS tape and singing along with my favorite Disney movies. I can still …

Peter Pan - Milt Kahl

Amazing Animated Optical Illusions! #6

Nelson Mandela's 'long walk to freedom ends' as he is buried

Nelson Mandela is buried in Qunu, mourned by more than 4,500 who hail South Africa's "greatest son"<p>The Thembu tribe look to their ancestors for advice in times good and bad. Now, they have the best adviser of all.<p><b>Nelson Mandela was buried on Sunday</b> in a ceremony that was not really like him, a …

Will your class join an ‘Hour of Code’?

This week many educators across the globe will be leading their students through an 'Hour of Code' . For those who have not stumbled across an 'Hour …

iPad Apps and Other Resources to Teach Students about Mandela's Life

One of the most iconic freedom fighter has just left us a couple of days ago leaving behind him a huge legacy for next generations to learn from. …

The Flipped Classroom Turns Around an At-Risk, Failing School

<i>“The Flipped Classroom Turns Around an At-Risk, Failing School” by Greg Green, Principal at Clintondale High School, was originally published on</i> …

Education Technology

This Is What Understanding Looks Like

This Is What Understanding Looks Like by Terry Heick Testing is a major challenge in education. Agreeing on what’s to be tested and how it’s to be …

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

<b>How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><b>This content is proudly sponsored by The Institute for the Habits of Mind, promoting the</b> …

Pedagogy

The DaVinci (QR) Code: Using QR Codes to share digital student work

One of the things that we've been doing for awhile, but I've yet to write about is using QR Codes to share student work. When your classroom goes 1:1 …