Tom Reynolds

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Ten Frequently Overlooked PowerPoint & Google Slides Features

PowerPoint has been around for more than three decades! Google Slides has been available for free more than a decade. Despite that longevity both …

Education Technology

Teacher pay and school outcomes don’t have to compete for state dollars

School budgets and teacher contracts should focus on making sure every child in Washington gets a good education that prepares them for college and …

Education

6 Tools to Help You Develop Fresh Content Ideas

One of the hardest things about content marketing is to come up with new and fresh content ideas that will resonate with your audience.<p>When you have …

Infographics

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil Recipe

"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) box …

Recipes

6 Good Digital Textbook Sources for Teachers

In response to a couple of requests we received from our readers here in <i>EdTech and Mlearning</i>, we went ahead and curated for you the collection below. …

Education Technology

eLearnExcel: The Microsoft Excel Master Certification Bundle

<b>Excel Foundations</b><p>Come to Grips with the Excel Essentials in Less Than 5 Hours<p>Understanding Excel can feel intimidating amidst all of those empty …

Project Management

LEGO Education Highlights Schools' Embrace of Hands-On Learning

Today LEGO® Education announces that schools around the world are taking advantage of hands-on LEGO learning solutions.

Education

Ed Tech Digest

Four years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post …

Education Technology

Easy Apple Strudel Recipe

"This apple strudel recipe is very simple to make, yummy and best of all, inexpensive."<p>Ingredients<p>1 Granny Smith apple - peeled, cored and coarsely …

Baking

How to use weeds to read soil

The weeds in your yard are trying to tell you something.<p>There's no such thing as a good weed. That’s something you learn pretty quickly in a …

Gardening

That 'Clean Swimming Pool' Smell Is Actually Bad For Your Health... And Really Gross

Step out of the water.<p>It's recently been reported that scientists have managed to create a test to measure how much urine is in a swimming pool.<p>It …

Swimming Pools

Community schooling is the answer

Christine Harrison penned an op-ed column for the Gazette-Mail Sunday Perspective section foretelling public school issues and offering the community …

Education

There’s no escape from data, but will teachers become its slaves?

Data-gathering has often been seen as the preserve of the pen-pusher, the faceless bureaucrat fuelling a joyless obsession with rules and numbers. …

Education

Pesto-Stuffed Grilled Portobellos Recipe

"Pesto-stuffed grilled portobellos make for the perfect summer outdoor meal. It stands alone as vegetarian fare if you serve it with fresh fruit …

Recipes

How To Make Perfect Lemon Curd In The Microwave

No matter how many flawless custards or mirror glazes you've made in your life, some culinary techniques just seem to invite disaster, especially …

Baking

OPINION | STEM dilemma: Can't be it if you don't see it

Most people readily acknowledge that learning about theater takes hands-on experience and time outside the standard school day. But when it comes to …

Education

Contents of Essentials of Cell Biology | Learn Science at Scitable

What Do GPCRs Look Like?<p>What Do GPCRs Do?<p>As their name implies, GPCRs interact with G proteins in the plasma membrane. When an external signaling …

Neuroscience

How to combat 'phoneliness'

How many times per day do you interact with your phone? A few? A few dozen? Maybe a hundred? In what probably comes as a surprise to no one, too much of this can be bad for your health -- your mental health.<p>According to a recent NeuroRegulation study, digital addiction is real, and smartphones are …

Mental Health

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

Mobile Technologies are Changing Young Children's Social Interactions

<b>Today's guest post is co-written by Molly Schleisinger (Postdoctoral student, Temple University), Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (Professor of Psychology Temple</b> …

Mobile Devices

How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

RVs

Staging Your Home: How to Make Buyers Fall in Love

All the world’s a stage, said the Bard. That includes your house. Which is for sale. And thus needs to look bee-yoo-tee-ful. Staging entails hiring …

Interior Design

Using Feedback Logs to Empower Learners

The most successful companies are successful because they are always looking for ways to improve. When it comes to their employees, there is no …

Pedagogy

5 things I wish someone had told me before I started my first corporate job

Gosh, they seem obvious after a while but no one actually gives you these tips in school.<p>1. Know when to use “Reply all” and “Bcc”<p>Seriously, no one …

Productivity

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.</i><p>—Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

3 Good Lesson Planners for Teachers

After posting about lesson plan resources for teachers, we received a request from one of our readers asking about lesson planners, so we decided to …

Education Technology

This Is A Fascinating & Useful Study: Charts Are More Convincing Than Text

Study: Charts change hearts and minds better than words do is a new Washington Post article about a fascinating study. Here’s an excerpt: These …

Education Policy

Spot Check Assignments with Google Classroom (Video Overview)

Research projects strike fear into the heart of most students. These big projects also strike fear into the hearts of teachers because they require a …

Education Technology

Mentoring New Teachers - Develop Your Own Program

Principals play a key role in facilitating the work of experienced teachers who serve as mentors, including preparing them for the role. Veteran …

Mentoring