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Math Class Doesn’t Work. Here’s the Solution

I love math, but I know that I’m unusual. Math anxiety is a rampant problem across the country. Researchers now know that when people with math …

Mathematics

Meizu’s new flagship phone is the Pro 6 Plus

Meizu has announced the Pro 6 Plus, a more powerful version of its Pro 6 flagship phone from earlier this year. There’s a bigger, sharper screen, a new processor, a larger battery, and more.<p>Here’s the list of important specs:<p>5.7-inch 2560 x 1440 OLED screen<br>• Samsung Exynos 8890 processor (as used in …

Mobile Technology

The Call To Action: Refining Educational Technology’s Place in Teacher Preparation Programs

In our innovative classrooms across America, students are using technology in ways that were unheard of just ten short years ago. In a small …

The Man Who Shed Light On Why College Keeps Getting More Expensive

William Bowen, a scholar and former president of Princeton University, died last week. He is associated with one of the key explanations for just why a college degree keeps getting more and more <i>and more</i> expensive.<p>Bowen, who was President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and before that, led …

Higher Education

Analysis of @wfryer FOLLOWERS

<b>About @wfryer (Wesley Fryer ):</b> Sharing my song w @sfryer @CasadySchoolOKC T Dir @edtechSR co-host #DigCit #create2learn #OklaEd #iPadEd #MakerEd …

These Tools Will Help You Become A More Persuasive Writer

Everybody writes. No matter what you are doing in life, you need to communicate with other people. Whether it’s a personal email to your friend or a formal proposal for your business, you want to persuade people to take action.<p>Throughout the years I developed a writing routine and found useful …

Google Docs

How to create a user experience flow chart (UX Flow Chart)

LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Reddit GooglePlus<p>Will Little<p>March 18, 2013<p>Next up in our web and mobile development tutorial series, here we'll examine the …

A Magical Way To Make Children Focus (Without Any Rewards Or Punishment)

You find that your child loses focus easily at school. The teacher has told you that she loses concentration by the end of the lesson; and as the day …

User experience checklist for creating websites and applications

What do you do when you have tasks that you do again and again? How do you make sure that you do them correctly each time? One good solution, as it …

New Interoperability Standard Aims to Ease Major Ed-Tech Headache

'OneRoster' targets flow of class-roster information<p>The education technology sector is eyeing a new remedy for one of its most persistent headaches: …

States Urged to Step Up Protections for Students at Online Colleges

<i>Editor's pick: Originally published Jan. 15.</i><p>Distance learning, where students attend class while sitting in front of a computer, is higher ed's …

Investing

5 reasons why collaboration fails and how to overcome them

Just like the last tip, start by getting as clear as possible about who has ownership over what. A hierarchical structure isn’t about imposing leadership from the top down, but it is about giving team members go-to sources for checking in and getting feedback.<p>Singularity at the leadership level is …

Google's creepy plan to kill the password

In the grab bag of Google/Alphabet's big projects for 2016 is Project Abacus. It's basically the company's plot to kill the password in cold blood, by replacing it with smartphone user authentication via an uncrackable collection of biometric readings.<p>Abacus would lock or unlock devices and apps …

Eastern Europe

4 Ways to Become a Better Learner

The CEO sitting across from me is explaining how he and the other executives of a telecommunications firm were caught off guard by a new technology that disrupted the firm’s business. “We did not see WhatsApp coming,” he says, shaking his head. He wants to increase his capacity to learn, to spot …

Leadership

The Secret of Building Professional Learning Communities – Interview with Meenoo Rami

Due to the growing popularity of distance education and a number of people preferring to study at their own pace, more and more educational …

Google Starts Testing The Ability To Login Without A Password

Google is testing a feature that lets users sign into their accounts without requiring a password. Users that have access to this feature will be able to login to their accounts using their mobile devices. A notification pops up that asks users to authenticate their identities and grant permission …

Android News

Badass Teachers Association

<b>BATs Educators Survey: Using Technology in Our Schools</b><p>BATs – there has been much concern about the impending ESEA Reauthorization (aka Every Child …

Education is broken — but this entrepreneur has a stunningly simple idea to fix it

Salman Khan, also a founder of the free education resource Khan Academy, says we force students to move ahead when they aren't ready.<p>But he has a solution.<p>"We shouldn't drag everyone around at the same pace," Khan told the audience. Instead, he says, we should take inspiration from martial arts …

Education

Google just got a lot better at understanding questions like an actual person

Google’s search algorithms have gotten better at answering questions over the year, but the company says it’s now taking a new leap forward: understanding the <i>meaning</i> behind your queries.<p>Basically, Google can now break down sentences to work at the intent behind your question, even when you don’t …

How to Actually Put Your Marketing Data to Use

<i>Dave Wheeler FOR HBR</i><p>In most companies, marketers are in charge of assessing the competition. Because of this, close to 60 percent of all competitive intelligence professionals report to marketing. Yet the majority of marketers fail to use their competition analysts strategically, instead using them …

Big Data

6 Google Drive Settings Tips Every Teacher Should Know about

October 26, 2015<br>Google Drive has plenty of amazing features to enhance your work on Docs, Sheets and Slides. However, sometimes you need to dig a …

Apps

Bibblio- A Powerful Search Engine for Teachers and Students

October , 2015<br>Bibblio is a wonderful search platform that allows you to search for and access a wealth of educational content neatly organized in …

Education Technology

France's Proposed Solution To Israel-Palestine Conflict Sidelines U.S.

WASHINGTON -- Since the the latest round of U.S.-led peace talks collapsed last year, the international community has left the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to fester.<p>Three months after talks failed, war broke out in Gaza between Hamas and the Israeli military, leaving 66 Israelis and more than …

Israel

No, poor kids don't struggle in school because their parents have small vocabularies

The "Word Gap" theory holds that poor kids' school performance is the result of their parents' inability to expose them to rich vocabularies at …

Cory Doctorow

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog

Blog Post<p>Integrate science and Common Core State Standards with this weeklong investigation of Groundhog Day, then share the history of the groundhog …