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30 Google Drive Tips You Can't Afford to Miss

Raise your hand if you remember Writely. A four-person company called Upstartle launched the online-only word processor in August 2005, taking …

Google

Change the Way You Learn & Teach with 15 Educational Chrome Extensions

A device that beat the iPad at the mobility game? Sounds impossible. Yet Chromebooks overtook iPads to become the bestselling educational device in …

Google Chrome

The Path To Disruption: Entrepreneurs, Incumbents, And The Next (R)evolution In Online Education

The bloom is off the rose. Massively open online courses (MOOCs), heralded by Silicon Valley visionaries and higher education critics alike as the great disruptor of the university, are coming under increased criticism for their failure to provide the powerful learning outcomes that their …

Education

Sparkman Middle School students tracking land changes with phones

A Google grant is allowing one UAH professor to team up with Sparkman Middle School sixth graders who are using mobile phones to track changing …

Middle School

Coding French Games Using Geometry - Homemade Zelda

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Myria Mallette (@MmeM27) is one of our French teachers who is busy learning, teaching and coding alongside her students. …

Game Based Learning

Remind | The Remind (formerly Remind101) Connected Educator Program

What is a Remind Connected Educator?

We are looking for smart, passionate, and inspiring educators to connect their communities using Remind. Our team …

Education

20 Sites With Free Images for Your Blog or Social Media Posts

TECHNOLOGY

A list of handy resources for making your blog or Twitter feed look great, at absolutely no cost.

The world of free stock photos can be a difficult one to navigate. If you're using a paid image repository like iStockphoto or Shutterstock, your rights and responsibilities are clear: You pay …

Social Media

From Guilt to Google: Experimenting with Tech Tools to Improve Writing Feedback

Google

A Parent's Guide for Getting Girls Into STEM Careers

Edutopia Readers,

I'm Dr. Rob Garcia, a former high school dropout turned PhD. As a kid growing up poor in Humboldt County, I had no idea what …

High School

KQED

By Matthew Farber

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

The 32 Most Innovative Online Educational Tools to Use in 2015

Want to be a better student? There are literally thousands of apps for that. Not to mention a wide array of other online learning tools.

They’re not …

Education

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

by TeachThought Staff

Ed note: This post has been updated with an updated visual from

e-Learning

Google Chromebook vs Microsoft Surface 3 vs Apple iPad Air 2

Last week Microsoft Corporation released their Surface 3 tablet in a market already saturated in low-end computing solutions, some already powered by …

Google

Which Chromebooks Can Be Upgraded? We Find Out

Do you know which Chromebook models can be user upgraded with more RAM, bigger SSDs or other extras?

No? Well, don’t blame your memory: you’re not …

Chromebook

6 Creative Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom

The old adage that “you get what you pay for” seems increasingly outdated in the age of free technologies that provide real value. Like Google’s free …

Skype

Decoding Digital Pedagogy, pt. 2: (Un)Mapping the Terrain

Digital pedagogy is not a dancing monkey. It won’t do tricks on command. It won’t come obediently when called. Nobody can show us how to do it or …

Pedagogy

It's not about the technology...or is it?

One thing that I believe in deeply in my work is that we should always focus on relationships and learning, before technology, and if technology …

e-Learning

The Future of Education: BYOD in the Classroom

As children across the nation return to school, many are going armed with their own computational tools. From laptops to tablets and smartphones, …

Education

Say hi to Fi: A new way to say hello

In today's mobile world, fast and reliable connectivity is almost second nature. But even in places like the U.S., where mobile connections are …

Phones

Google to unveil Voice Actions at I/O: control any app with just your voice

We’ve already found out that a new version of Android will be unveiled at Google I/O, but the conference schedule contains more clues about Google’s …

Google

Ex-Skypers Launch Virtual Whiteboard Deekit

Although seriously long in the tooth and being disrupted by a plethora of startups, for many years Skype has existed as an almost ubiquitous app in any remote team’s toolkit.

So it seems apt that a new startup founded by a team of ex-Skype employees is set to tackle another aspect of online …

Whiteboard

Elon Musk unveils Tesla Energy batteries for homes and businesses

We knew it was coming. Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk teased their arrival in a tweet earlier this week…

…and now they’re here – Tesla Energy home and business batteries.

The home model is called the Tesla Powerwall. It’s a rechargeable lithium-ion battery designed to increase capacity for homes …

Energy

How-to disable Chrome app history sync

Open Chrome browser app, click the menu pop-up in the top right corner and then open settings.

Click on your email account (if there is no email here …

Google Chrome

How to Use Hashtags the RIGHT Way on Twitter, FB, Instagram and the Rest

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Hashtags are EVERYWHERE!

And for good reason. They improve social media performance across the …

Twitter

Great Platforms to Find Open Educational Resources ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Go here for videos, sites, interactives, questions, slides, textbooks, handouts, lessons, and exams. Filter by CCSS, subject, and grade.

Go here for …

Learning

How Do You Score on This Blended Learning Checklist?

Checklists

Edmodo Releases 'Edmodo for Parents' App

PARENTS ON EDMODO: Families play a pivotal role in a child’s education—and technology should keep them even more informed. Through the Edmodo for …

Edmodo

Chromebooks get “immersive mode” and smarter launcher

Chromebooks are now making it a little easier to tune out distractions and get right to the Web apps you’re looking for.

A new “immersive mode,” added to the latest stable version of Chrome OS, replaces the old “full screen” view, and it’s a major improvement. Now, going full screen hides the …

Meet Google's New 'Data Saver' Extension for Chrome

A new ‘Data Saver’ extension by Google is now available to install from the Chrome Web Store.

The add-on, news of which leaked late last year, uses …

Google Chrome