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Soldier ‘I’

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Paul Kennedy and Others<p>No publicity, no media. We move in silently, do our job, and melt away into the background. If you have the stamina, the willpower and the guts, we'll welcome you with open arms and you one of us. And if you haven't, then it's been very nice knowing you. …

A Practical Graph Featuring Popular Educational Hashtags and Twitter Chats for Teachers

Below are two Google Doc charts that features most if not all of the Twitter chats together with their respective hashtags. I invite you to go …

Verdi's overture - La forza del destino. BBC Proms 2013

App of the Week: ‘Caspar Babypants Music Time’ is a must-have for young kids (and their parents)

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. Our new App of the Week might just make the day more fun with your child (or children), at least those …

20 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

It's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices.<p>It covers apps and games, with the prices referring to the initial download: so (Free) may mean (Freemium) in some cases. There's a separate roundup for Android apps, which was published earlier …

App of the Week: Sleep Genius lets you snooze like an astronaut

This week’s App of the Week promises to help you fall asleep with the help of specialized audio techniques. That might sound familiar in concept — …

20 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

It's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices.<p>It covers apps and games, with the prices referring to the initial download: so (Free) may mean (Freemium) in some cases. There's a separate roundup for Android apps, which was published earlier …

Debrett's teaches how to meet, greet. . . and tweet

Debrett’s has new courses for tech-savvy under-30s who sorely lack face-to-face communication skills<p>There are an awful lot of things to remember when shaking someone’s hand. First: the grip. Don’t squeeze too hard (“the bone-cruncher”) or use two hands (“the politician’s grasp”). Second: the shake. …

Letter to Our Readers

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>Have you ever wanted to save something awesome you found on your Flipboard? Maybe it was a beautiful place you …

FE Community

FE News is the Further Education, Skills and Work Based Learning online news magazine.<p>We provide you with four sources of news across the Further …

Education

How technology is changing education

<i>The Hechinger Report has been publishing excerpts from Richard Whitmire’s book On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools are Pushing the Envelope.</i> <i>In</i> …

Van Morrison: The Poet

<i>In a 1971 review of the album ‘His Band and the Street Choir,’ Jon Landau called Van Morrison “one of the few originals left in rock.” From the days</i> …

Literature

This tool lets you stalk Twitter users to teach them a lesson about privacy

You know those geotagged tweets and Instagram posts you’re publishing from your mobile phone? It turns out anyone can access them to find out where …

How to teach ...

Subject resources from the Guardian Teacher Network<p>From flying saucers to alien life on other planets, our lessons will help you explore all things extra-terrestrial from the comfort of your classroom<p>Published: 8:53 AM<p>Students face a world full of unhealthy images and pressure about how they look. …

Hannah Smith suicide: MPs call for education in social-media awareness

The government has been accused of not doing enough to tackle online abuse directed at children, following the death of a 14-year-old Hannah Smith, who became the latest child to kill herself after being bullied online.<p>A cross-party commission into cyberbullying must be urgently established in …

Bill Gates pitches in for online education resource Graphite

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is putting his money where his mouth is. He is backing a new initiative called Graphite that is a free online resource to help teachers discover and share education technology.<p>Gates has long emphasized his belief that investing in education and digital tools could help …

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 …