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How Educators Are Starting To Embrace The Concept Of 'Good Screen Time'

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Video games have a bad reputation among many parents and teachers, who worry that too much screen time is bad for children.

There's no doubt that some kids go overboard -- and those who do can face troubling health risks. But a body of research suggests that playing …


The Myth About the Special Education Gap: Charter enrollments driven by parental choices, not discriminatory policies

As public schools, charter schools are legally required to educate all students regardless of the difficulties they bring with them into the …


Privacy Push Must Not Prevent Personalized Learning

We can all remember getting tests back with a big grade at the top and”‘x’s” marked next to the problems we got wrong. If we were lucky, a teacher, …

Personalized Learning


Could e-books actually get in the way of reading?

That was the question explored in research presented last week by Heather Ruetschlin Schugar, an …



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My Student Questionnaire for Beginning of Year

My old student questionnaire

Since I will be traveling quite a bit in August, I am getting my papers in order for the beginning of the year and …

Where to find the best free photos and graphics

This is my collection of the best websites to find free photos, icons and patterns. If you’d like to suggest a resource, send me an email.

Photo …

Computer Graphics

The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …


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So #ade2015 just happened & the big take-away was storytelling - these apps give you & your Ss a voice #peel21st


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 …


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, …


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 …


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 …


My Approach To Digital Content Curation

My Approach To Digital Content Curationby Steven Anderson, Presenter at 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 …


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 …


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



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 …

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 …


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 …


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

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