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Educators typically think of using digital and video games as the actual learning tool, but one teacher is using video games for something else …

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From following conferences to collaborative story-writing, there are plenty of exciting ways to use Twitter in school (see this lengthy list, for …

Five Musts for Mastery - Educational Leadership

<i>Absolute</i> mastery of a subject may remain out of reach, but there are <i>degrees</i> of mastery. In that sense, students can master a subject—to a degree. …

Remembrance Day: The 10 greatest paintings of war

Art

Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Flipping Your Classroom #edchat – Learning and Innovation

<b>DO</b><p>Produce material for YOUR students to engage them outside the classroom. Generic content works as a starting point but students have greater faith …

A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy

<b>A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The modern learner has to sift through a lot of information.<p>That means higher level thinking …

27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

<b>27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding</b><p>Checking for understanding is the foundation of teaching.<p>Whether you’re using formative assessment for data …

Education Technology

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum

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It’s becoming less and less effective to block students from websites. When Los Angeles Unified rolled out its one-to-one iPad program, …

Rethinking Grading In A 21st Century Project-Based Learning Environment

<b>Rethinking Grading In A 21st Century Project-Based Learning Environment</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Summary: In Project-Based Learning, achievements can encourage</i> …

The Curriculum Map: How to Find Your Way Through Lesson Planning

One of the greatest challenges for new teachers and veterans alike can be lesson planning. For new teachers, getting to know the curriculum and …

Dropbox Forms

Wanna do it yourself?<p>Just follow the instructions below. If you're already a JotForm user, you can skip to step 2 and integrate your existing …

SortMyBox — Organize your Dropbox

SortMyBox <br>Like e-mail filters, for your files in the cloud.<p><b>SortMyBox</b> is a magic folder that moves files to folders based on <i>your</i> rules.<p>Your …

Changing Our 'Stuff' Is Not Enough

<b>If you’re an educator</b> and you’re even remotely connected through social media to your professional world, you know that there is a tremendous amount …

Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26