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8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps for Students

It’s not easy being a student. As classes, athletics, and extracurricular activities become more demanding, even the most conscientious students can …

Google

How to Help Students Overcome Social Anxiety in the Classroom

Sure, we all get nervous, but what happens when that nervousness becomes serious, even debilitating? This is the case for people with social anxiety, …

Social Anxiety Disorder

The Globalized Classroom: 18 Key Resources for 2015

All humans are citizens of the world, and teaching that fact to children in school can make them more sensitive to global issues and inspire them to …

Education

15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities

15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilitiesby Brian Neese, Alvernia UniversityAccording to the National Education …

Education

My Approach To Digital Content Curation

My Approach To Digital Content Curationby Steven Anderson, Presenter at tlipad.com.I spend a great deal of time looking up stuff. Whether that stuff …

Information Overload

8 Reasons Why Students Should Still Write Research Papers

8 Reasons Why Students Should Still Write Research Papersby Dorothy Mikuska There are plenty of reasons why the research paper is not assigned. They …

Research

How Technology Changed My Social Studies Classroom

How Technology Changed My Social Studies Classroomby Thomas StanleyOne of the greatest experiences I have had in teaching World History is to create a …

Social Studies

How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum

How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrumby Terry Heick What students say and do and create are products of thought processes that, more or less, are …

Free Lesson Plans and Games for Learning Civics

Drafting Board

Ever wish you had help teaching students to write a solid argumentative essay? Drafting Board is your answer! This online tool walks …

Learning

25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner

Critical thinking is the engine of learning.

Within this complex process or so many other relevant themes that contribute to learning: creativity, …

Critical Thinking

TEACH-LEARN-LEAD

CURATED COLLECTIONS

Edu-Visions - Educational Leadership - Envisioning the matrices where leadership and learning converge to inspire, inform, and

How A Team Of Accomplished Entrepreneurs Plan To Revolutionize Your Television Experience

The company’s logo on the doorbell was so tiny that I wasn’t sure I was at the right door. After 18 months of hard work, I was the first journalist to see Molotov in action, a brand new way to watch TV. Behind the scene, AlloCiné co-founder Jean-David Blanc, Canal+ co-founder Pierre Lescure, former …

Entertainment Industry

Kids in Hong Kong can solve this logic puzzle in 20 seconds, but it completely stumps adults

First-grade students in Hong Kong breezed through this puzzle in 20 seconds, but it has us stumped. Or at least it did before we looked up the answer!

Although the puzzle was invented two decades ago, it recently appeared on an elementary-school entrance exam in Hong Kong and has since gone …

Hong Kong

Google, Apple, Microsoft and Mozilla team up to create faster browsers

Engineers at Google, Apple, Microsoft and Mozilla are partnering to create WebAssembly (a.k.a wasm), a bytecode for use in the browsers of the future that promises up to 20 times faster performance.

WebAssembly is a project to create a new bytecode (a machine-readable instruction set that’s quicker …

Google

Brain-Based Learning: Resource Roundup

Understanding How Brains Learn

Five-Minute Film Festival: Learning and the Brain, by Amy Erin Borovoy (2014)

As new findings in neuroscience imply …

Learning

A Step-by-step Guide on How to Create Custom Courses for Your Class Using iTunes U

June, 2015 Today we want to draw your attention to one of the features of iTunes U that is often overlooked by many teachers. It is the ability to …

iTunes

Updated Personalization vs. Differentiation vs. Individualization Chart Version 3

Personalization v Differentiation v Individualization (PDI) Chart (Version 3) The PDI chart was created for a reason: to clarify the differences in …

Differentiated Instruction

EdSurge on Twitter

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e-Learning

I am a Teacher, Not a Hero

Learning to Work and Think Like an Artist

Carol MorganArts IntegrationThe Creative Learning Loop teaches artistic thinking by fostering student inquiry and providing experience through clear …

Learning

What Does a 21st Century Classroom Look Like: Inquiry

Continuing to follow up the post 10 Signs of a 21st Century Classroom…

Incorporating inquiry into courses is one of the areas that I personally …

21st Century

KQED

By Matthew Farber

Thanks in part to STEM education initiatives and the tech boom, coding in the classroom has become more ubiquitous. Computer …

Game Based Learning

KQED

By GABRIELLE EMANUEL, NPR

This fall the NPR Ed team is celebrating great teachers and examining what makes great teaching.

When Amanda Siepiola steps …

Why Technology Alone Won't Fix Schools

To wonder what ails American education is to open a Pandora’s box of wicked problems … but the problem is definitely not a lack of computers.

For about a month in the spring of 2013, I spent my mornings at Lakeside School, a private school in Seattle whose students are the scions of the Pacific …

Education

KQED

Competency-based education is in vogue — even though most people have never heard of it, and those who have can’t always agree on what it is.

A report …