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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 …

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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 …

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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 …


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 …


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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

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 …


10 Most Popular Programming Languages Today


A basic understanding of various programming languages can benefit anyone, even if you're not looking to become a master coder.

Programmers are in high demand these days--their fluency in coding language is invaluable. Knowing various programming languages is a no-brainer for engineers, …


Google Keep: Send to Google Doc

Tweet I use Google Keep to keep track of my brainstorms, todo lists, and to take quick notes. The app works offline which makes it great for jotting …


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 …


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 …

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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 …


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 …

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. …

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


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 …

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


A Parent's Guide for Getting Girls Into STEM Careers

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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 …

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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 …


7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technologyby TeachThought StaffEd note: This post has been updated with an updated visual from


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …

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 …


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, …