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The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summaryby Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of EducationThis is number 7 in my blog series on major …Pedagogy
Students working in the community garden alongside David Whitwam of Whitwam Organics. Courtesy of Bible Truth Ministries Academy.Suzette Dean’s …Kids
Earlier this year, Nadia Lopez was ready to quit her job at Mott Hall Bridges Academy. Lopez founded the public middle school in 2010, hoping to provide educational stability to students in Brownsville, Brooklyn—the poorest neighborhood in New York City. Four years later, though, she worried her …New York
Failing Forward: 21 Ideas To Help Students Keep Their Momentumby Terry Heick“Failing Forward” is a relatively recent entry into our cultural …Nikola Tesla
By Sam Gliksman
The following is the second of a series of excerpts from Gliksman’s book iPad in Education for Dummies.
We tend to split science and …Inquiries
Many school administrators, teachers and parents want the education provided to children to be high quality, rigorous and connected to the world …Education
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Roddy Roediger is a psychology professor at Washington University in St. Louis and runs the school’s …
Classcraft is relevant to students because the risks and rewards in the game are real. Do well academically and help your teammates with their …Detention
These two security utilities prevent thieves from being able to reset your password to gain access to the contents of your Mac.
A nefarious individual …Security
If you didn’t know how easy it was for hackers to grab information off of your smartphone before, you should now.
The Intercept reported earlier this week that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the British equivalent spy agency GCHQ had allegedly hacked into and stole information from millions …National Security Agency
Social media can be great tools in education. Yet, many teachers remain reluctant to use them. Blogger Matt Davis has gathered some of the best …Social Media
The next time you think about throwing out that empty tequila bottle, stop. That bottle may be your ticket to a snazzier house.
Some people may not see the correlation between alcohol consumption and home decor, but empty liquor bottles can kill two birds with one stone for anyone who wants to get …Reuse
Canonical, creator of the Ubuntu operating system, has been aggressively pitching itself as the enabler for a world of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This enablement has occurred via its “Snappy” Ubuntu core, the most recent rendition of Ubuntu which is a cut down operating system. Snappy shares …Ubuntu
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It’s easy to become deluded.
When I think back on the time that I spent in the classroom, I can see that now. …Teaching
Welcome to a post and the summer of 2014… at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the next two weeks. I will be sharing some of those …Education
Guest blogger Jennifer Gonzalez proposes the In-Class Flip, a modified version of the flipped-learning model that incorporates the video lecture …
FREE DOWNLOAD: Google DOCS Cheat Sheet! This Google Docs Cheat Sheet will give teachers and students an overview of the NEW Docs Home Screen, as well …
This week, teachers in our district received their Teacher Login for Google Apps for Education. When I teach classes on Google Drive and Google Apps, …
Guest blogger Josh Work shares five techniques for dealing with middle school students who present ongoing discipline issues. His underlying theme is …Teaching
Administrators can create a more connected school culture by modeling Twitter use and encouraging staff to work, play, and learn through the medium.Twitter
Maurice EliasSocial and Emotional LearningThere are four areas that matter most to job satisfaction and productivity teachers can apply to their own …Education
Yesterday I shared a post about the new Google Classroom details that are coming out via YouTube videos, and as part of that post I made the …Google
Sometimes I scratch my head when I read about the government's efforts to improve schools: new standards and tests that have to be implemented immediately, punitive teacher evaluations, and threats of school closures and job losses. All methods that I'm sure have the school employees' amygdalae …Education
For more than a week, speculation has been running rampant. Here's how it all started.
On February 10, The Washington Post published a headline that got a good amount of attention: "The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol."
Every five years, the Department of …Food
Vicki Davis @coolcatteacherEducation TrendsEdutopia blogger Vicki Davis, in the first half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the …Social Media
A professor can quickly mark who is in the lecture hall just by snapping a photo.
Under pressure to prove the value of sky-high tuition fees, many colleges are getting tough on classroom attendance. The Wall Street Journal recently reported on a series of new measures colleges are trying, including …Classrooms
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em—and then beat 'em.
Microsoft announced today that it's opening its Office apps to integrate with a slew of other existing cloud services, according to The Verge, further affirming its commitment to meeting customers where they live, as well as where they work.