Nancy Turpen

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A Clueless Dad’s Strange Trip to the Ultimate Tournament

Complex rules, no refs, postgame ‘spirit circles’: The father of a player discovers the only slightly hippie-ish joys of the Ultimate Frisbee college championships<p>By<p>Michael W. Miller<p><b>“How did our kids</b> wind up in this stoner sport?” my friend Aaron asked as we pulled up to a multi-field complex in …

Williams College

QR Codes & Augmented Reality - When and Where To Use Each

Augmented reality apps like Aurasma can provide a fun and interesting way to present new information to students. But, like anything else, there is a …

ASCD EDge - ASCD EDge

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Augmented Reality that’s “Real” and Focused on Learning | Silvia Tolisano

<b>Step 1:</b> Take a picture of the real object for your Trigger Image<p>Tip:<p>If the trigger image is not detailed enough it will generate an error.<br>• Crop the …

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Kahoot! Journal

Kids are energetic, daring, and yes - sometimes a little mischievous. And while we celebrate that creativity - it’s not always appropriate in the …

5 Assessment Forms That Promote Content Retention

It follows that assessments should also provide opportunities for each student's unique learning strengths to access his or her highest performance …

Aurasma and ChatterPix: A fun way to bring photos to life with augmented reality!

I recently discovered the ChatterPix app (FREE) by Duck Duck Moose and instantly knew I wanted to use it to make photos of my students come to life. …

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality in the Library

With augmented reality, I saw an opportunity to inspire upper elementary students to explore our selection of picture books, get creative, and use …

Elements4D - Exploring Chemistry with Augmented Reality

<i>This is a guest post from Samantha Morra of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on FreeTech4Teachers.com.</i><p>Augmented Reality (AR) blurs the line between …

Gannett to distribute USA TODAY edition to 35 papers

After a trial at four dailies, 31 more will be added in the first quarter of next year.<p>Gannett said Wednesday it will begin inserting a condensed edition of USA TODAY daily into 31 additional newspapers early next year, a distribution strategy aimed at both beefing up local publications' content …

Rule Allowing In-Flight Phone Calls Clears First FCC Hurdle

<b>Update at 4 p.m. ET: Commissioners Approve Rules Proposal</b><p>By a vote of 3-2, the FCC has approved the initial proposal to allow passengers on U.S. flights to use their cellphones for voice calls — something that's been forbidden on U.S. flights. The vote opens the door for further consideration by …

Associated Press News

Blasts rock Christian areas in Iraqi Capital

At least 24 people were killed in bomb attacks in Christian areas of Baghdad, including a car bomb that exploded near a church after a Christmas service, police and medics said.<p>A bomb in a parked car went off on Wednesday while worshippers were leaving a church in the Doura district of southern …

It's Official

It’s Official: The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>Victor Agreda Jr. remembers his first Apple …

The Most Important Question Every Assessment Should Answer

<b>The Most Important Question Every Assessment Should Answer</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The difference between assessment of learning and assessment for learning is a …

How To Use A Rubric Without Stifling Creativity

<b>How To Use A Rubric Without Stifling Creativity</b><p>by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Ph.D, Authentic Education<p>It was not that long ago when I did a workshop where the …

7 Ways to Create and Deliver Online Quizzes

Creating and delivering quizzes and tests online offers a number of advantages over paper-based quizzes and tests. Many online quiz services allow …

Naiku Quick Question | Turn Any Device into Classroom Clickers

Classroom Assessment is Quick and Easy with Naiku<p>Thinking about trying out a new <b>classroom clicker alternative</b> for your BYOD classroom? You might want …

Digital Footprint (Part One)

As more classrooms fill up with technology, so increases the need for our students to truly understand the concept of Digital Footprint. From …

What's your digital footprint?

Establishing an online identity<p>Begin<p>If you are 13 or older, you are legally ready to begin developing a digital footprint leading to college, career, …

Teach Informational Texts Alongside The Literature You Love

The Common Core places new emphasis on the importance of reading and analyzing complex nonfiction and informational texts. This has many English …

Zoho Survey - A Survey Tool Packed With Features

Zoho offers a nice suite of online word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet tools. Recently, Zoho announced the launch of Zoho Survey. Zoho …

10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds

<b>10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Good assessment is frequent assessment.<p>Any assessment is designed to provide a …