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The 10 questions to ask before you start your one-to-one program

Asking the right questions can make all the difference, says a one-to-one pro.

When preparing for one-to-one programs, schools today spend too much …

e-Learning

What SXSW can teach us about the future of machines

It's 2015. Where are our flying cars?

According to AeroMobil, a prototype car/aircraft hybrid that made an appearance at this year's South by Southwest conference, they may be just around the corner. The company announced that it plans to have such a vehicle available to consumers in just two years …

Robots

Glean — Find the best videos in education for you

A few of the 494 teachers with lessons in Algebra:

A few of the 254 teachers with lessons in Geometry:

A few of the 197 teachers with lessons in …

Education

Interactive Classroom Platforms by ScottKinkoph

Allows you to replace the uploaded background image. It will take up to an hour for the image to change everywhere. More info...

Spicynodes : Home

The SpicyNodes chefs are hard at work creating the next generation of interactive data experiences using SpicyNodes on the iPad. SpicyNodes excels …

Wikipedia

Write yourself in. Figment

"Learn to fall in love with the words on the page every single day, over and over. You're capturing characters, ideas and entire worlds on pale, thin …

Writing

The 5 Best iPhone Apps of the Week

Try Tether, which unlocks your Mac when you're nearby

It seems like hundreds of new iPhone apps pop up every week, but which ones should you bother trying? We explored the App Store and found some apps actually worth downloading.

Tether

Tether works a lot like those keys that unlock your car when …

iPhone

How is Blended Learning Revolutionizing K-12 Education?Blended learning is widely considered one of the most significant instructional reforms ever to hit K-12 education. Learning in part through the...

Blended learning is widely considered one of the most significant instructional reforms ever to hit K-12 education. Learning in part through the use …

Lesson plan for a flipped classroom with Book Creator - Book Creator app

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This art teacher took on the challenge to find a way to help students who work at different paces and abilities. A semi-flipped classroom …

Education

Don Goble on Twitter

Really cool visual of 47 core teacher apps #edtech pic.twitter.com/NfhzSoXvez

Record podcasts on the run with Opinion for iOS

This free app offers push-button recording for quick-and-dirty podcasting.

With the recent runaway success of Serial, which presented a serialized …

Podcasting

Make learning an adventure!

Classcraft is relevant to students because the risks and rewards in the game are real. Do well academically and help your teammates with their …

Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed

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

Protect Your Smartphone From Government Spies With These Apps

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

Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version

So. You've tried flipping your class, and it didn't go well. Or you've heard about flipping and want to try the approach, but you're pretty sure it …

Education Technology

Google Docs CHEAT SHEET!

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Cheat Sheet!

This Google Docs Cheat Sheet will give teachers and students an overview of the NEW Docs Home Screen, as well as …

Google Docs

We've Gone Google!

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, …

Google Docs

Why Google Classroom won’t affect institutional LMS market … yet

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

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Vicki Davis @coolcatteacherEducation TrendsEdutopia blogger Vicki Davis, in the first half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the …

Social Media

It'll Be A Lot Harder To Cut Class With This Classroom Facial-Recognition App

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

Microsoft Just Opened Up All Of Office To All Of The Cloud

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.

While …

Life Without Passwords: IDC's Latest Innovation Predictions

According to research firm IDC, the world is fast approaching the next wave of digital innovation. Much sooner than you may think, passwords will become a relic of our insecure past and bespoke products will be within the reach of anyone regardless of their tax bracket. In this VIDEO, Crawford del …

Hand of a Superhero

Dawson Riverman’s parents tried to help him make the best of it.

Born without fingers on his left hand, Dawson struggled to perform even the simplest tasks, like tying his shoes or holding a ball. “God made you special in this way,” his parents told him. But by age 5, Dawson was demanding tearfully …

Superheroes

Excellent iPad App to Introduce your Kids to Coding

February 14, 2015 Code Blast is an excellent coding app that has gone free today for a limited period of time. This app is designed to provide young …

Kids

Technology takes hold in the early grades

Whether solving math puzzles to help a penguin waddle across a computer screen or sounding out words in Mr. Sounders’ virtual classroom, K-2 students …

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The iPad as a Tool for Creation to Strengthen Learning

By Justin Reich

Imagine walking up to a stream. On the far side lies our ideal learning environment — student-centric, inquiry-based, resource-rich — …

Learning

Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems

Ari Moore/FlickrBy Justin ReichHelping students become networked learners begins by thinking carefully about where we conduct our online learning. …

Learning