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19 Beautiful DIY Cement Crafts To Add Diversity To Your Interior Decor

Cement and concrete might not be considered a very common material to be used in interior decorating yet its texture and raw material makes it a most …

19 She Sheds to Fuel Your Daydreams

With spring in full bloom, She Sheds (AKA the anti-man cave) are back and racking up likes like never before on Pinterest and Instagram. It’s not hard to imagine why: These garden sheds, art studios and study rooms are gorgeous getaways every woman wishes she had, all in the convenience of her own …

A guide to the 10 funniest Icelandic idioms

1. Að pissa í skó sinn | Peeing in your shoe.<p>This idiom comes from an old Icelandic proverb. The whole thing goes: “<i>Það er skammgóður vermir að pissa</i> …

Why So Many Icelanders Still Believe in Invisible Elves

How the country’s history and geography created the perfect setting for magical creatures, whose perceived existence sparks environmental protests to this day.<p>The Hraunavinir, or “Friends of the Lava,” believe that any benefits from a project that snakes through Gálgahraun are cancelled out by its …

Tours in Iceland

Loneliness

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Google-owned Boston Dynamics shows off the ‘next generation’ of its Atlas robot

Google’s Boston Dynamics company, the people behind previous terrifying yet amazing robot videos, has today shared a glimpse at what it is calling the “next generation” of its Atlas robot. The new generation of Atlas is designed to operate both indoors and outdoors, the company says, and weighs a …

Robotics

Ideas for using one iPad in the classroom

EdTech is certainly becoming more and more popular in classrooms around the world. There are many different methods of implementation, including …

The Connect-The-Towns Math Problem

Here is the connect-the-towns math problem: There are four towns (points A, B, C, and D). They are arranged in a perfect one mile by one mile square. …

Video editing apps - Adventures in teaching and learning

I have just been playing around with a great set of apps that can really help if you are looking at video use in lessons.<p>Tempo is a great app that …

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Explore The Educational Potential of Wikipedia with These Excellent Extensions

November 26, 2015<br>Wikipedia is absolutely an invaluable source of information and represents the epitome of a democratized ‘digital knowledge society’ …

5-Minute Film Festival: Freedom to Fail Forward

This ad was launched during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games, and you can see why it was a crowd-pleaser -- it's a moving reminder of how many …

Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs

Clearing the Confusion between Technology Rich and Innovative Poor: Six Questions

<b>** We are seeking global opinions, please consider commenting with your thoughts and ideas of the definition of innovation**</b><p>In a recent webinar, more …

Teaching

Igniting Student Engagement: A Roadmap for Learning

1. Connect skills and concepts to students' interests.<p>Curriculum is often taught as non-concrete concepts that are steeped in academic abstractions …

Teaching procedures and routines to your class with Book Creator - Book Creator app

This special education teacher shares some useful tips and examples of how she and her class use Book Creator.<p>How do you teach routines / procedures …

Teaching

Steps to Help Low-Income Students Direct Their Own Learning

When Susan Wolfe, an elementary school teacher in Boise, Idaho, asks her class the qualities of a good student, kids often list things like: taking …

8 Videos You Must Watch to Learn About Integrating Technology (with 21st Century Vision) in Schools

Successful integration of technology in education is more than just introducing web tools to classroom.<p>AdvertisementWhy this Ad?<p>When technology …

Education Technology

How to Use Text to Speech on the iPad

The iPad is a great device for assistive technology and text to speech is one of the most often used accessibility feature by teachers in special …

Special Education

3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

The DI elements were first introduced to me in <i>How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms</i> by Carol Tomlinson, and my understanding …

Pedagogy

Two Great Chromebook Tools for Creating Animations for Your Class

September 30, 2015<br>Upon your request, here are the two tools we would highly recommend for teachers seeking to create animations and explainer videos …

Education Technology

11 Fitness Apps That Are Better Than a Personal Trainer

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Check Out 14 Amazing Catapults for Kids

A collect of catapults for kids to make and learn with! Children can design and create their own catapults. Playful learning activities with …

Kids

Cartoonist Documents Her Struggle with Bipolar Disorder in ‘Marbles’, An Illustrated Graphic Memoir

Cartoonist Ellen Foley has illustrated her struggle with finding a way to treat her diagnosis of bipolar disorder without sacrificing her creative …

Why tweet in kindergaten? Ask @mariacamastro

Why tweet in kindergarten? Ask Mrs. Camastro, she'll tell you.<p><b>Why her?</b> <b>She hates technology</b>.<p>She loathes the fact I've put 4 computer in her room and …

Hubble Captures Colorful Universe

A composite of images taken over a nine-year period by the Hubble Space Telescope reveals around 10,000 galaxies spread across space.Photograph by NASA, ESA, H. Teplitz and M. Rafelski (IPAC/Caltech), A. Koekemoer (STScI), R. Windhorst (Arizona State University), and Z. Levay (STScI) A galaxy …