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'2 books, 1 story, 1 water sip, get out': How we won our toddler sleep war

<i>As part of our TODAY Parenting Team sleep challenge, exhausted community member Natalie Thomas volunteered to have sleep expert Dr. Jodi Mindell, who works with TODAY sponsor Johnson's, come to her house with a TODAY crew in tow for a sleep intervention. Here's what happened, in her own words.</i> …

This is why you're seeing all those Chrome extensions today

A major change in Google Chrome’s update today might have you confused: why do I have so many extensions showing to the right of my address bar all of a sudden?<p>Chrome 49 was released overnight and it contained a breaking change for extensions that means they’re all forced out of the address bar and …

Google Chrome

Announcing the First White House Maker Faire

In years past, firing a marshmallow cannon might have landed you in the principal’s office. On Tuesday, it landed 16-year-old Joey Hudy in the First Lady’s box at the 2014 State of the Union Address.<p>At the 2012 White House Science Fair, Joey wowed the President by using a homemade cannon to send a …

Getting Started with Makerspaces and 3D Printing – VSTE13

<i>Makerspace is an idea that students can learn by making.</i><p>Here is a video of my Getting Started with Makerspaces and 3D Printing session from the …

It’s Not About the Space… All Learning.

If I could sing a parody, which trust me, you DO NOT want to hear, I’d rewrite Megan Trainor’s famous song “All About that Bass,” with the lyrics, …

Meghan Trainor

8 Tips in Taking on School-Wide Makerspace Leadership

I’m now a little over a month into my new role as the coordinator of our brand-new makerspace in my PS-8th grade school here in Seattle, and I’m …

How to Keep Home Maintenance Costs Under $300 a Year

Cringe at the thought of major repairs to your home? It’s the little preventative maintenance things you do throughout the year that’ll keep big …

7 New Features Added To Google Classroom

<b>Google Announces New Features In Google Classroom</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>At TeachThought, while we love Apple’s products, app ecology, and general …

Education Technology

I have a few teachers who is disheartened with Google Form's…

I have a few teachers who is disheartened with Google Form's functionality when compared to other products used for Assessments. She <i>loves</i> <b>Schoology</b> primarily due to it's ability to import a test from <b>BlackBoard</b>. We also have a number of teachers hooked on <b>ExamView</b> because of the massive bank of pre-built questions.<p>As a result, we're looking for any addons that would allow a user to build a form based on a BlackBoard HTML file or that can take a CSV (Sheets) file and create a random user defined …

How to Migrate Your Data from a Google Apps for Education account to a personal account

<b><br>How to Migrate Information from your Google Apps for Education Account to a personal Google Account.</b><p>As students and staff use the school provided …

Before and After: A Bedroom Dresser Turned Rolling Kitchen Island

I love seeing DIY projects that involve remixing a piece of furniture for an entirely new purpose. And this dresser DIY definitely fits that …

Google Docs Lets Admins Distribute Add-ons for Full Teams

After launching an add-ons store for Google Docs last year, Google is now giving Google Apps administrators more control over how to distribute those add-ons to their teams.<p>The changes affect both developers and managers. Devs can now make their add-ons available for installation across entire …

Apps

Google Classroom: Provide Feedback Faster - Teacher Tech

The faster you provide feedback for students the more motivated the students are and it increases learning opportunities. When using Google Docs I …

Google Drive

Link Between Documents in Google Drive

The office apps that make up Google Drive enable you to insert links to any page on the Web, but you can also link to other documents, spreadsheets …

5 Must Have Tips for a Successful Google Apps Migration

Have plans to migrate over to Google Apps in 2015? Brace yourself. Change isn’t easy and with change comes resistance. The Google Apps change will …

Apps

Google Apps Needed On The iPad

Google Apps are getting better every day! Yesterday, when I created a picture, I just tweeted it. Today, I realized I've utilized and posted a large …

How to Use GoogleTo Search

How to use Google search engine more effectively?<p>Introduction<p>Google search engine is the popular web search engine in the world owned by <b>Google Inc.</b> …

Google Search

How to create an envelope in Google Docs

Andy Wolber explains how to create an envelope in Google Docs from a template, an add-on, or a Chrome app.<p>There's a nationwide network that connects …

50+ Impossibly Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Cooking has never looked so colorful.<p>Whether your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy or modern and sleek, these tile design ideas have you covered.