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Required: Rethinking Curriculum

What percent of what we learn in our adult lives is learned via a curriculum that someone else explicitly put together for us vs. a path of content …

Learning

Educating Parents About Education

Things Have Changed<p>In the past, communication has always been a key factor in bringing teachers and parents together. Today, we might add …

Pedagogy

Teachers come together on Twitter for professional development and inspiration

Although Nikki Vradenburg is the only K-1 teacher in her Bozeman, Montana-based school, her personal learning network includes fellow educators from across the region, country and globe.<p>"Our state is so spread out that teachers do not often have the opportunity to meet and work with other …

9 Elephants in the (Class)Room That Should "Unsettle" Us

At a recent morning workshop for school leaders at a fairly small New England public school district, about an hour into a conversation focused on what they believed about how kids learn best, an assistant superintendent somewhat surprisingly said aloud what many in the room were no doubt …

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

Here Is A Wonderful Google Classroom Tool for Teachers

September 3, 2015<br>Share to Classroom is an excellent new extension that teachers can use to share web pages with their classes in Google Classroom. …

10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs

<b>10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs</b>by <b>Google</b>• <b> Collaborate with colleagues</b> <br>Use Docs to collaborate with your colleagues on joint …

4 Tech Tips for Teachers

These days teachers are using technology to help students learn in fun and interesting ways, from...

How to Integrate Technology without Losing Your Teacher Mind

<b>by Jennifer Gonzalez</b><p>So you’ve decided it’s time to add more technology to your educational repertoire. The process won’t be painless: Technology can …

Clarify Your Charts Using Data Labels - BetterCloud Monitor

Creating a chart is one of the best ways to draw important conclusions from a set of data. Although visual charts are easier to digest than countless …

Google Apps

A Guide to Optimizing Gmail: 30 of the Best Email Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

Like it or not, email is often the cornerstone of your personal and professional communications. As a result, there are hundreds of people vying for …

5 Google Classroom Mistakes

Google Classroom is here (read my review here)! Hurray! As teachers around the country setup their classroom, there are a few things you want to …

Google Classroom Gets a Share Button and More New Features

This week Google Classroom received updates that teachers and administrators should note.<p>A new "share to Google Classroom" button is starting to …

15 Useful Google Spreadsheet Formulas and Functions You Must Know

Google spreadsheets are popular online tool for anyone who wants the power of excel on web. Google doc spreadsheet functions and formulas are not …

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

How to Change Your Apple ID

Your Apple ID is the key to using your iCloud account and making purchases in the App and iTunes Stores. If you want to change your Apple ID, perhaps because it is an email address for an account you no longer use, you'll need to sign out of everywhere you use your Apple ID on all your iDevices. …

Google Classroom: Giving Quiet Students a Voice - Teacher Tech

When starting a class discussion I am a big advocate for starting it digitally. Getting initial input on a digital platform gives every student, in …

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

<b>The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Using technology for learning makes sense. Technology creates …

The web version of Apple’s iWork suite exits iCloud beta

Apple moved its web-based versions of its iWork office suite, including Pages, Numbers, and Keynote out of iCloud’s beta site and onto iCloud.com on …

10 Edtech Tools Teachers Can Use Tomorrow (Literally)

When recommending digital tools to teachers in my district, I often lean towards those which can be integrated almost immediately. Educators want to …

Education Technology

New to OS X Yosemite? – 12 Apps You Should Go Download Right Now

With so many apps available for Apple’s OS X operating system, it’s hard to tell which are worth a download, and which aren’t. Hopefully this article …

12 mindsets for creating innovative classrooms

4 Ways Technology Can Help Empower Teachers And Students

Ed tech should be a means, not an end, to improving our education system.<p>All too often, technology is treated as a silver bullet for perceived problems in education. This sometimes leads to knee-jerk investments, using scarce resources to invest in software or hardware without a clear notion of how …

How to configure each of your app’s settings on your iPad at the same time

With iOS 8 we have more control over the settings of our apps then ever before. Sometimes individual app settings are easy to find, and sometimes they are buried deep within the app, several layers in. To find what you’re looking for, it could take you several tries, no to mention the time you …

What is the 21st Century Lesson Plan?

Technology and the connected world put a fork in the old model of teaching–instructor in front of the class, sage on the stage, students madly taking …

A Step By Step Guide On How to Create Flashcards Using Google Spreadsheets

January 1, 2015 <br>Flippity is a very good tool that you can use on Google Spreadsheets to create flashcards and quizzes. The flashcards you create can …

10 Tips for Teachers who Struggle with Technology

With technology moving out of the lab and into the classroom, it’s becoming a challenge for some teachers to infuse their teaching with tech tools …

Brainstorming and Voting Amazingly Easy. Free Online Tool

Find the best solution by involving your friends, colleagues or clients.<p>A feedback session with customers or the decision on the new logo. tricider …