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Jerry Garcia’s Bluegrass Roots

Stream two never-released songs from the legendary musician’s early days on the banjo<p>In 1964, before the Grateful Dead got together, Jerry Garcia caravanned across the country from California to tag along with bluegrass legend Bill Monroe. Garcia, who first picked up a banjo in 1950, had become a …

Guitar

How to Automatically Issue Certificates When Students Pass a Quiz

This is the time of year when a lot of teachers, principals, and coaches will be creating and issuing various certificates to students. Both Google …

Education Technology

PLN (Professional Learning Network) and what it means… – The Journey of a Music & Tech Coach

PLN (Professional Learning Network) and what it means<p>PLN (Professional Learning Network) and what it means for me as both a music teacher and as a …

The best upright Qi charging stands for iPhone 8 and iPhone X

The iPhone 8 and the iPhone X are the first iPhone models to adopt wireless charging with support for the Qi standard. By supporting Qi chargers, the iPhone 8 and iPhone X can be charged with a multitude of wireless chargers on the market, including wireless charging stands…<p>One niche within the …

10 apps parents warned to look out for on their children's phones

Police have urged parents to check their children's phones in a warning about 10 apps that should be "off-limits".<p>The list was created by an American …

Students' Home Internet, Computer Access: 10 Numbers to Know

Home access to digital resources is widespread, but inequities persist based on race, income, family education level, and geography, concludes a …

Education Technology

12 Ideas That Explain What’s So Wrong With American Schooling Today

Click here for reuse options! Schools are failing to meet children's personal and societal needs.George Mason University economist Bryan Caplan was …

Education

Group seeks to set standards for flipping the classroom

More and more educators around the world are experimenting with flipped learning -- a technique where students review learning materials (typically …

Education Technology

What Is the Difference Between Marketing, Advertising, and Branding? A Simple Analogy to Help Explain

To understand the differences between these concepts, simply apply them to you.<p>In my work with entrepreneurs and business students, I often hear marketing strategies explained as "having social media," "having an online brand," or "advertising a lot."<p>These explanations make me cringe because, while …

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Romantic Comedy

Technology Fast Becoming Key To Effectively Engaging Parents In Children’s Education

In this day and age, technology is ubiquitous, impacting almost every aspect of our modern lives. Digital devices have become such a huge part of our …

Education Technology

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

<i>This piece originally appeared on</i> <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree and Motto</i><p>Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re …

Reimagine the Writing Process with Microsoft in Education - Microsoft in Education

Community menu<p>Hi, how can I assist you today?<p>Not a Member?<p>Close<p><b>Don't miss out!</b> Points, badges and certificates are added to your profile as you …

Make libraries great again

Gladstone’s Library in Wales is a rare residential library, in which members of the public can visit and stay in one of the 26 bedrooms, while having …

Welcome to interactive, bizarro world of porn games

Contrary to popular opinion, pornography is whatever turns you on. It doesn’t have to be mainstream porn stars, explicit erotica, or an NSFW GIF …

50 Great iPad STEAM Apps for Teachers and Students

After we have covered STEAM websites to use with your students in class, we are sharing with you this visual we have been working on for the last few …

Education Technology

When Technology Isn’t Enough: Educating Teachers About Tech’s Potential

Higher Education Technology can provide students with learning opportunities. To help students get the most out of technology, teachers should …

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar …

Education Technology

Unpacking White Privilege: Scholars, Writers, and Statistics Explain What It Is

There aren't a lot of opportunities that force white people to be aware of race and the privileges that accompany it. That's where the term white …

Choose, Pause, Fast Forward: A Playlist For Personalized Learning

Playlists are a popular way to organize, personalize, and navigate music preferences. Will the concept work for educational programs, too?<p>AltSchool, a venture-funded startup that operates “lab schools” in California and New York, has developed software to help teachers personalize learning in their …

Education Technology

16 Audio Books That Will Improve The Way You Live, Work And Love

If there's an area in your life that could do with some improvement, a good audio book might be able to steer you in the right direction. Best of …

Self-improvement

OPINION: Can technology save the liberal arts?

Loni Bordoloi Pazich, program director at The Teagle Foundation.It’s a balancing act.Liberal-arts colleges remain under pressure to reduce the cost …

Why Every School’s Edtech Department Should Make Themselves Obsolete

In the last decade, schools have put significant resources into academic technology in an effort to improve instruction and prepare students for a …

Education Technology

From The Archives: The Clash Talks 'Sandinista!'

Feb. 7, 2018 marks the fifth anniversary of International Clash Day. What started off as a tribute to The Clash's catalog for a few hours in 2013 by KEXP's John Richards has grown into something of an international affair. San Francisco, Austin, Texas and Washington D.C. recognize the day and …

San Francisco

The best photos and videos of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch

An event worth watching again and again<p>After years of waiting and months of delays, SpaceX finally launched the Falcon Heavy rocket into the skies of Florida yesterday. The launch was mostly a success, though the rocket’s center core booster was lost.<p>Overnight, SpaceX published some of its own …

Falcon Heavy

The Spice Girls were a death knell for feminism – why would we want them back?

I was 20 when the Spice Girls formed in 1994, and I wish I could tell you they were the backing track to my girlhood and I sang the Spice Girls all day long. But I preferred the women with big voices who sang as if they were in prison: Gloria Gaynor; Dusty Springfield; Nina Simone; Dinah …

Spice Girls

20 Modern American Farmhouses That Update Tradition

With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses that recalls a bygone era.<p>But that doesn't mean they have to be stuck in the olden days. In fact, many architects have created new homes that are inspired by the classic structure, while …

Architecture

Shirley Manson and Fiona Apple tear down Grammys president with blistering Lesley Gore cover

Icons only<p>This weekend, Fiona Apple and Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson teamed up for a duet of Lesley Gore’s ‘You Don’t Owe Me’ in LA.<p>The cover …

Music

Personalised learning starts to change teaching methods

If you are already an adult, the chances are that Joel Rose’s elementary-school mathematics classes are like nothing you have ever seen.<p>Children …