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37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks

Start the year out right.

Using Math Apps to Increase Understanding

<b>Operation Math</b> (iOS $2.99, Android $1.99) This app turns your students into spies who travel around the world on different missions. Kids can choose …

Secret Teacher: schools turn a blind eye to bad managers as long as they hit targets

Outstanding teachers don’t always make good managers – there’s more to leading a team than making sure Ofsted is happy<p>As soon as John* became a deputy head it was clear that he did not have the skills to deal with his team. He was an outstanding teacher, but couldn’t handle his new role and became …

Helpful chart! @Primary_Ed: Traditional Learner vs. 21st Century Learner @growinglearners #edchat #educoach #edtech http://t.co/0zADEnlh0B

How-To: Couture Cardboard Bangle Bracelets

Make your own eco-inspired fashion statement with these cute and colorful couture cardboard bangle bracelets and cuffs from Mark Montano’s latest video tutorial!

Summer Camp Remix: How to Make Spin Art With a Salad Spinner

Remember spin art? It was kind of the best. All you had to do was know how to squeeze a drop of paint onto a spinning apparatus, and boom! Artwork. While we’re not rushing to get our hands on an official art spinner anytime soon, we were psyched to come across this clever hack. Just like the title …

DIY Project: Geometric Concrete Paperweight

Combining different materials and shapes is one of my favorite things to do when it comes to decorating my home. This DIY project shows how you can …

How to Make a Bouncy Ball

How to Make a Bouncy Ball<p>Author: Desiree Campbell @the36thavenue<p>Ingredients<p>½ Cup Warm Water<br>• 1 Tb Borax<br>• 1 Tb of Cornstarch<br>• 2 Tb White Liquid Glue<br>• Food …

The Four Best Ways to Tuck in a Shirt for Any Situation

Looking good doesn't stop at getting good fitting clothes. You still have to dress yourself. For those times you need to tuck your shirt in, The Art …

5 Important Ingredients of Good Preservice Teacher Education @coolcatteacher

Get Things Done Faster with these Microsoft Word Tips

Here are 10 tips and tricks for Microsoft Word that will help you get things done faster and more efficiently than ever before. I have created the …

How to Stimulate Recall of Prior Learning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on February 3, 2014<p>Robert Gagné proposed a model of nine events which follow a systematic instructional design process. Each of the nine …

Awesome Tools to Create Digital Magazines for your Class

A couple of weeks ago <i>Educational Technology and Mobile Learning</i> posted 9 Tools to Create eMagazines and Newspapers for your Class and today we are …

Online Jeopardy Template

JeopardyLabs allows you to create a customized jeopardy template without PowerPoint. The games you make can be played online from anywhere in the …

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Exercise Like a Jedi, Superhero, or Warrior with Free Workout Posters

Getting a little bored of your usual workout routine? Here are nearly 100 workout posters that will motivate you to train like Rocky, workout with …

Six Strategies That Have Quickly Improved My Writing

In the past six months that I've been a content crafter at Buffer, I've been writing a lot. I've also been trying to write regularly on my own blog …

Science & Art for Kids: Marbled Milk Paper

One of the most popular posts here on Babble Dabble Do has been Milk Painting and I can see why, the process makes really wild and beautiful designs. …

How to Improve Your Posture in Just 5 Minutes

Think of some of the most confident, successful people you know.<p>Do you ever recount seeing them slouching or maintaining bad posture even …

5 Online Games That Teach Kids the Art of Persuasion

Good argumentation isn't just important to the humanities. Citizen Science demonstrates how effective persuasive skills help scientists better inform …

Project Based Learning with iPads

<b>Bringing learning to life – Bringing Life to learning!</b><p>To start with, I think Project-based learning is the future of education. It puts students into …

Hacking Your Classroom: Getting Around Blocks & Bans

<b>Hacking Your Classroom: Getting Around Blocks & Bans</b><p>by <b>Dawn Casey-Rowe</b>, Social Studies Teacher & Learnist Evangelist<p>In this PD series, we address the …

Aurasma and ChatterPix: A fun way to bring photos to life with augmented reality!

I recently discovered the ChatterPix app (FREE) by Duck Duck Moose and instantly knew I wanted to use it to make photos of my students come to life. …

The 8 Ways To Start Every Day Like A Winner

GET THE BOOK BY<br>ERIN FALCONER!<p>Erin shows overscheduled, overwhelmed women how to do less so that they can achieve more. Traditional productivity …

Awesome Poster Featuring 11 Ways to Use Technology in Classroom

Technology has now become an essential component of our teaching digital toolkit. However, technology is not an end in itself but is only a tool to …

Whodunit: Death of a Swinger

<i>The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Sherman Oliver Holmes, a mysterious crime solver and great-great-grandson of Sherlock Holmes. Can</i> …

Work During “Power Hours” to Get More Done in Less Time

To put the age-old wisdom of “work smarter, not harder” into practice, Startup Workout’s Kevin Fleming suggests using concentrated ‘power hours’ …

Top 10 Ways to Unleash Your Inner Evil

“Evil” is a complex thing. Sometimes evil is justified, other times knowing evil is just the best way to fight it. Here are 10 things that clearly …