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Half of Americans want to regulate news on social media

Nearly half of Americans favour regulating how websites such as Facebook and Google select what news stories they show to readers, according to a new …

Fake News

The Tech Edvocate’s List of 57 STEM Apps, Tools & Resources

Everyone knows that many students in the US are not prepared for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (also known as STEM). Students …

12 Must-Have Digital Leadership Apps, Tools, and Resources

Because of the omnipresence of technology, schools throughout the world teach their kids digital literacy in an attempt to turn them into digital …

5 Ideas For Your Student Tech Team

One way for your school to grow the digital learning capacity of its students, teachers and community is to have a student leadership group, often …

Education Technology

Using 3D Scanning and Augmented Reality To Connect, Create And Preserve

In March 2017 as part of SXSW, Cortina Productions brought Augmented Reality (AR) to the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas for three days. Visitors to the museum were able to interact with the Library’s archival collection through Microsoft HoloLens and select multiple stories to read …

Museums

10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking

...The post 10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking appeared first on TeachThought.

Social Media

How to Create a Google My Maps Challenge

During a session at ISTE17, Steven Anderson and I created an interactive, group challenge to kick it off. We had educators assemble into teams, pick …

Education Technology

Washington Post, Breaking News, Is Also Breaking New Ground

Since The Washington Post’s Watergate-era glory days, my need to read that paper has waxed and waned. I already pay for and scour The New York Times (of course), The Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker, which is a lot to manage before I even get to the books on my night stand and Kindle. So I …

Journalism

This is the story behind that double push alert The New York Times sent about Comey’s Trump memo

Just before 5:30 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday, millions of New York Times app users saw — twice — the news that ousted FBI director James Comey had written a memo detailing President Trump’s request that he stop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.<p>It was a major scoop …

Donald Trump

Facebook and Twitter 'harm young people's mental health'

Poll of 14- to 24-year-olds shows Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety<p>Four of the five most popular forms of social media harm young people’s mental health, with Instagram the most damaging, according to research by two health …

Social Media

How to Run Meetings that Don’t Suck

In the UK last year a survey of office workers found that 40% of meetings were a waste of time. Factors such as the wrong attendees, a lack of …

Team Building

Google AutoDraw, A Web Based Tool That Quickly Turns Crude Sketches Into Finished Illustrations

Google Creative Lab has introduced AutoDraw, a free web based drawing tool that uses machine learning to quickly analyze crude sketches/doodles and …

Hattie's Index Of Teaching & Learning Strategies: 39 Effect Sizes In Ascending Order

<b>An Index Of Teaching & Learning Strategies: 39 Effect Sizes In Ascending Order</b><p>by <b>Dana Schon</b>, sai-iowa.org<p><b>Effect Size Defined</b><p>Statistically speaking, …

Pedagogy

How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing

<b>How To Cite Social Media In Research</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Back in 2012, we shared <b>how to cite a tweet.</b><p>We followed that up with <b>how to cite an app.</b><p>So when …

Public Relations

Content Curation Through the SAMR Lens - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - Innovation, Teaching

Shares 291<p>With an abundance of information to sift through, content curation is an important survival skill for teachers and students today.<p>Content …

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

Posters

‘Fake news’: the best thing that’s happened to journalism

<i>Fake News has upset a lot of people and caused real damage but it’s been good news for journalism analysts like me. I’ve never had more interest in a</i> …

Journalism

The readers’ editor on exposing fake news and lies

Checking facts is more important than ever as fake news becomes the refuge of the angry<p>Here are some headlines. “Nine Italian nuns pregnant after offering shelter to north African immigrants”. “Scientists in Saudi Arabia say women should be categorised as mammals, not humans”. “Man falls from …

Journalism

5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

<b>Tips and Tricks I’ve Learned from Experience</b>Online and face-to-face spaces blend to create a today’s classroom. Most schools have physical buildings. …

Education Technology

The Romantic Comedy Is Not Dead — It's Just Not the Same As You Remember

<i>“We’re used to thinking of certain genres … as being essentially dead — the musical, for example, or the Western. It doesn’t seem possible that</i> …

11 Amazing Movies Rejected by the Oscars This Year

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards have been announced, and they include predicted powerhouses like “La La Land” and “Moonlight.” But what …

5 Best Practices for Professional Development with a Chromebook Rollout

By Mike KarlinFor new technology to be effective, educators need to be prepared.

Emerging Technology

HOME - Teacher Tech

Jan 31, 2018<p>Resize a Google Drawing The default size of a Google drawing is 960 x 720 pixels (10″ by 7.5″). There are many reasons to need a …

20 Beautiful Bathrooms To Inspire

Bathrooms, although practical in their design, should also act as a sanctuary; a place to retreat, indulge and relax.<p>Featured in <i>real living</i>, these 20 …

Google Translate now lets you convert from Japanese to English by hovering your phone over text

English-speaking travelers seeking speedy translations of Japanese text are in luck today, with the news that the Google Translate app for Android and iOS now lets you hover your smartphone in front of a piece of text to instantly translate it.<p>While the Google Translate app already enabled you to …

Find the Best Spots for Houseplants In Your Home With the "Shadow Trick"

If you want to brighten up your home with some lush greenery, it’s important to consider what level of lighting those houseplants will need. This …

3 Free Virtual and Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have never been more accessible for teachers and students. Of course, the technology isn’t perfect …

Education Technology

Covering politics in a “post-truth” America

Susan B. Glasser December 2, 2016<p><b>For the last two decades, the rules of political reporting have been blown up.</b> And I’ve cheered at every step along …

The Right Is Building A New Media "Upside Down" To Tell Trump’s Story

Armed with its own set of facts, the right has created a parallel media universe that's risen all the way with Trump to the White House.<p>At last Thursday’s DeploraBall, <i>Gateway Pundit</i> editor Jim Hoft stepped on to the event podium, smiling wide in a maroon blazer and ’70s-style wide-collared party …

The 10 Most Stunning Uses of Color in Movie History

From the dusty O Brother, Where Art Thou? to the hipster pastels of Wes Anderson.<p>Few people likely walk out of a movie and comment on the palette chosen by the director off the color wheel. Those conversations are typically reserved for art classes or nerdy film forums. But color, whether it is …

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