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NGSS - Next Generation Science Standards

English-Learners and the New Science Standards

The final set of new science standards released to the public yesterday presents an unprecedented opportunity for English-language learners to learn …

NGSS as Word Documents

As we all start to create multiple support documents, tools, and ways of viewing the Next Generation Science Standards- I thought it might be helpful …

KQED

<b>By Matt Levinson</b><p>As schools look for innovative ways to bring in STEM learning, here’s a possible road map for how to galvanize a school community.<p><b>1.</b> …

KQED

Could e-books actually get in the way of reading?<p>That was the question explored in research presented last week by Heather Ruetschlin Schugar, an …

KQED

Helping every student experience meaningful, deep learning is a constant challenge, in no small part because no two learners are alike. To reach …

8 Essential Skills for New Teachers

<i>This summer, Teaching Channel will be helping beginning teachers countdown to their first year of teaching. We’ll walk you through the steps you’ll</i> …

Why voice is the next big internet wave

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Fuse/Thinkstock<p>At first glance, few technologies feel as unsexy as voice. From a user’s perspective, little has …

Andreessen Horowitz

The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

We won't think about 'going online' or 'looking on the Internet' for something. We'll just be online, and just look."<p>In 2025, the Internet will enhance our awareness of the world and ourselves while diminishing privacy and allowing abusers to "make life miserable for others," according to a new …

Patchwork approach to Common Core in teacher preparation programs

Common Core State Standards are compelling California’s teacher preparation programs to do something that doesn’t come easily to institutions of …

Eight Aspects of Good Teaching

Some months ago I had the privilege of attending an education conference for educators from the south central area of Pennsylvania. I have found that …

Pedagogy

KQED

<i>A few months ago, I posted an article by Shelly Blake-Plock called 21 Things in Education That Will be Obsolete in 2020, which lists some of the ways</i> …

KQED

Tablets are making their way into classrooms quickly and the iPad has long ruled the education market. Many schools and educators are using the iPad …

Free and open online courses for people everywhere

Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a new degree completion partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). SNHU will accept/recognize …

Learning

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

KQED

“What do you think is causing pollution in the city?”<br>“Factories.”<br>“Which factories are causing pollution?”<br>“Coal Factories.”<br>“So to reduce pollution, …

KQED

<b>By Sam Gliksman</b><p><i>The following is the third of a series of excerpts from Gliksman’s book iPad in Education for Dummies.</i><p>It seems that every school is …

Education Technology

TIGER

Welcome to <b>T.I.G.E.R.</b>, the <b>T</b>eachers' <b>I</b>nstructional <b>G</b>raphics <b>E</b>ducational <b>R</b>esource for animations, diagrams, videos and other materials for use in the …

Creative Commons

KQED

A documentary film premiering on public television today — “Is School Enough?” — takes the viewer inside the lives of teens from various backgrounds …

Teaching

Apple launches newly redesigned Educational site - appPicker

As the school year gets started, Apple has launched a new “Apple and Education” page on their site. It features a simple design and fresh categories …

How to Use Multiple Email Signatures in iOS 6

Many iOS users have multiple email accounts, but using multiple signatures can be a real challenge (although there are a few tricks to make it work). …

Apply for a Grant | U.S. Department of Education

Grant Title<p>Grant Information<p>Due Date<p>Apply<p>Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education …

College & University

KQED

Khan Academy, best known for its free online library of video tutorials, is using the summer months to offer in-person teacher trainings in places …

iPhone Conference Call – How To Add & Merge Calls

iPhone conference calling is one of the easiest tasks you can master. You only need to see instructions once to remember the two step process. Adding …

Cycle Through Running Apps In Reverse With This One Weird Keyboard Trick [OS X Tips]

Yes, I’m totally making fun of those “lose belly fat” ads you might see all over the internet (or maybe it’s just me) with that headline, but the truth is, while many Mac users may know that hitting Command-Tab will bring up the Task Switcher in OS X, they may still be doomed to endlessly loop …

Operating Systems

Five Quick And Easy Ways To Master The OS X Keyboard [Feature]

As we’re all Mac users here (at least I hope so!), it’s a good idea from time to time to learn new things on our favorite computer, to make our Mac life just that bit more fun and productive.<p>With that in mind, here are five easy keyboard tricks that you can use that you<br>may not have already known …

Operating Systems

Five Easy Ways To Master Battery Life In iOS [Feature]

Battery life! It’s a thing!<p>To get the most time out of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch battery, you have to manage it. There’s no substitute for figuring gout how your iPhone uses power, and then optimizing your usage and the enabled services and features on your iPhone to make sure you get the …

iOS

KQED

Big data, open content, mobile learning, and digital printing are the big themes represented in this year’s NMC Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition. …

Education Technology