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Narrow gate of mercy difficult to enter with bloated pride, pope says

Pope Francis (CNS/Paul Haring)<p>By Junno Arocho Esteves<br>Catholic News Service<p>VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The “narrow gate” to salvation described by Jesus …

Microsoft acquires automated meeting scheduling app Genee

Microsoft has announced that it’s acquired Genee, a productivity app that launched in beta last year and focused on automating the task of scheduling meetings. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>Genee allowed users to set up meetings without having to consult a calendar. Once Genee was CCed …

Apps

"God Is Dead": What Nietzsche Really Meant

It’s been 134 years since Friedrich Nietzsche declared: “God is Dead” (or <i>Gott ist tot</i>, in German), giving philosophy students a collective headache …

Bertrand Russell

4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes

Here are four great web tools for creating online quizzes to share with your students. We have already reviewed these tools in separate posts in the …

How augmented reality enhances the classroom — even without technology

Several years ago, I made one of those foolish Dad choices. Despite my wife’s better judgment, I let my six- and seven-year-old sons watch <i>Men in …

Augmented Reality

Why so many schools fail to get impact from iPad

"On a large secondary iPad project, it is often a deputy head who’s in charge. Successful 1:1 models, such as ESSA Academy and The de Ferrers …

Education Technology

Can 'Minecraft' Really Change the Way Teachers Teach?

Digital game-based learning isn't just fun, it's subversive.<p>To call <i>Minecraft</i> anything less than a phenomenon would be an understatement. Since releasing in 2009, it has sold more than a hundred million copies across almost every gaming platform and continues to sell another 50,000 more each day. …

Teaching

Blended Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

July 10, 2016<br>Here is a short visual we created for teachers explaining the core notions behind the concept of Blended Learning. We have also included …

QuoDeck Interactive Learning Content Creator

Designing content for mobile learning is a challenge facing teachers in hybrid, blended and online learning environments. QuoDeck is a learning tool …

Education Technology

10 Tips for Using Google Slides Like a Pro - Small Business Trends

There are plenty of presentation platforms out there for large and small businesses alike. But not all work the same.<p>Google Slides is a dynamic, …

Small Business

3 Reasons Why Email is Dead

We’ve said it before: the days when email was the primary tool for completing collaborative projects is over. Email’s rise to primacy as a project …

Project Management

Amazon Inspires Teacher Collaboration With Free Lesson Plan Bank

The education market has long been focused on learning resources for students — and rightfully so. The goal of education is to provide students with …

Teaching

Getting Curious (Not Furious) With Students

I'm not an expert when it comes to identifying trauma in students, but I've spent enough time in classrooms to recognize stress- and trauma-related …

Vizia

Create and share interactive videos in minutes<p>ADD QUIZZES AND POLLS TO YOUR VIDEOS<p>Insert multiple choice quizzes, polls, and short answer questions …

Want to Dramatically Improve Presentations? Science Says Do This

Use your brain to create a compelling pitch<p>My client needed help, and she needed it fast. "Please tell me how to improve this presentation," she asked. "The CEO is planning to share this next week at the employee town hall meeting."<p>She opened a folder and pulled out a thick printout of a PowerPoint …

Short-Term Memory