Ryan Gallwitz

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The skill that 65 per cent more employers want

It is the skill that has seen a 65 per cent surge in demand in the past three years.<p>But for many entering the job market it is as ambiguous as …

Celine Dion

Raspberry Pi Zero Projects (videos)

If you are lucky enough to have got your hands on one of the new Raspberry Pi Zero mini PCs that were launched during November 2015 priced at $4 or …

Raspberry Pi

Conservatives' Love of Police and Hate for Teachers Exposes an Embarrassing Hypocrisy

Late last month a Virginia State Trooper was shot and killed in the line of duty. Unfortunately, rather than addressing this as the tragic and senseless event that it is, conservative media outlets like Fox News are attempting to paint this singular attack as an epidemic with headlines like "Va. …

4 ways to use polling in Google Classroom

Posted by Brittney Fraser, Google Classroom Software Engineer <br>Google Classroom helps teachers and students communicate and learn together. Today …

Google Releases New Polling Features for Classroom

column | Edtech Business<p>Google Releases New Polling Features for Classroom<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Apr 11, 2016<p>Shutterstock / Rawpixel.com<p>On …

Education Technology

Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’

Research<p>Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’<p>sponsored content from Bill & Melinda Gates …

Education Technology

Why My Dogs Have Email Addresses and Yours Should Too

People often get a kick out of learning that both of my dogs have their own email addresses. You can send them email at Max or Mason (at) …

L .E. A. D. E. R.

<i>"The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things." - Ronald</i> …

Ronald Reagan

Build a Nintendo DS-Sized Portable Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown off how to build a handheld Linux machine using a Raspberry Pi before, but a lot’s happened since Node put together that original guide. …

Raspberry Pi

Future will demand more computer coders; schools not keeping up

Computers run the world. And computers run on coding – the algorithms (instruction sets) that make up the programs. For example, modern cars rely on …

Western Digital

Apple Pencil: 3 sites that will teach you how to draw

When Apple released the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, there was a great deal of appreciation expressed by artists around the world. The combination of …

IPad Pro

How Meaningful Feedback for Teachers and Students Improves Relationships

The 2014 National Teacher of the Year, Sean McComb, works at a pretty average-looking high school. Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts isn’t …

Teaching

Students as Creative Producers

<i>Photo by Sarah</i><p>As a teacher, there is no better window into the minds and hearts of students than raising learners of your own. Being a parent has …

Education Technology

UDL and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture

User Generated EducationIn response to all of the attention given to the flipped classroom, I proposed The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture and …

New Study Reviews 25 Years Of Research Into What Helps Students Graduate – Here’s What They Found

Paul Bruno tweeted out a link to an important new study (that is, unfortunately, behind a paywall) titled Factors that Promote High School …

Teaching

This tiny 3D printed 'Gameboy' Raspberry Pi Zero will take you back to the 90s

Mar 20, 2016 | By Benedict<p>Danish 3D printing wunderkind Rasmus Hauschild has built an incredibly cool Raspberry Pi Zero with 3D printed Gameboy-style …

3D Printing

Relationships…The Most Important Factor?

I have been reflecting a lot lately on the role of relationships in schools. I have not been able to stop thinking about this topic because it seems …

TED Talks

Here’s Every Chromebook Shortcut You’ll Ever Need

Chromebooks are already speedy, but if you want to make your Chromebook experience zippier than ever, you’ll need to learn some of its various …

Computer science is the key to America’s skills crisis

The United States faces a global competitiveness crisis that, if not addressed, will put our nation at a strategic disadvantage for decades to come. In just a few years, there will be 1.8 million jobs unfilled in our nation because we don’t have enough individuals trained with the necessary …

5 Awesome Uses for Drone Technology

<b>Interest in flying robot technology is skyrocketing, bringing a thrilling wave of novel uses for drones from saving lives to creating new</b> …

DIY Raspberry Pi Games Arcade Cabinet (video)

If you have ever consider building your very own Raspberry Pi arcade cabinet you might be interested in a new tutorial that has been published over …

Time Peake On The ISS With The Raspberry Pi Astro Pi Flight Unit In Space (video)

British ESA astronaut Tim Peake currently stationed on the International Space Station (ISS) has sent a new video back from the space station showing …

How to build a texting doorbell with a Raspberry Pi

The humble doorbell is great for alerting us to visitors as long as we're in earshot, but we could fix that with a little Internet of Things (IoT) …

Design Thinking in Education: Empathy, Challenge, Discovery, and Sharing

"Design thinking gave me a process to weave through all of the project–based learning experiences I create with my kiddos."<p>"As a leader of a #NextGen …

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail

<i>“I tried Peer Instruction and it didn’t work.”</i><p>As a champion of the popular flipped learning method developed by Eric Mazur, this phrase always hits …

Pedagogy

Bring Google's '20% time' to your classroom with passion-based learning

Teacher Adam Schoenbart gives his students an hour a week to pursue a topic that interests them – and it has transformed their engagement<p>Half a century ago, a scientist called Art Fry added a little glue to the back of a piece of paper – and created the Post-it.<p>Fry made this stationary staple at …

Turning a crappy old Windows PC into a full-fledged Chromebook with CloudReady | Ars Technica

It’s aimed mostly at schools with aging fleets, but you can try it, too.<p>Back in my IT days, one of the things I liked doing the most was repurposing …

College Football Is Stealing Your Education

We are in a college debt crisis. Almost 70 percent of college students graduate with approximately $30,000 in college debt. In 1992, it was one-third of that average. Why has the cost and burden of debt for higher education risen so dramatically in just over 20 years? One of the answers is college …

24 Online Websites Set to Replace the Traditional College Education

It’s without question that this generation has and will see the biggest shift in education in the past century.<p>Top universities like Harvard, MIT, …

Gary Vaynerchuk