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Wolfram Problem Generator: Online Practice Questions & Answers

The most amazing part of Wolfram Problem Generator is something you can't even see.<p>Instead of pulling problems out of a database, Wolfram Problem …

How to Use a Twitter List to Create a Tweetdeck Column

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Teacher's Guide to Using Free iPad Apps to Support Higher Order Thinking Skills

Hot Apps for HOTS is an excellent guide packed full of apps and activities to support higher order thinking skills (HOTS). I learned about this eBook …

Using pretend versus real tools in preschool – let’s talk about it

A few months ago, I shared a post on how to turn a box into a fun little “Fix-It Box” for all those plastic hammers, saws, and nails that I have …

New TI-Nspire iPad App Tutorials

<b>TI-Nspire iPad App Tutorial: Generating Geometric Sequences.</b> We've uploaded a series of TI-Nspire tutorials for the iPad App on the topic of …

iPad Apps

Teach Yourself Anything: 3 Ways To Create Your Own Learning Playlists

Advertisement<p>The Internet is a fire hose. Whether it’s a casual browse or a conscious one, getting “drenched” is almost given. Fortunately, the same …

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Project-Based Learning vs. Problem-Based Learning vs. X-BL

• Designing and/or creating a tangible product, performance or event<br>• Solving a real-world problem (may be simulated or fully authentic)<br>• Investigating a …

The 12 Rules for Being a Classroom Hero http://t.co/JrzUROOrNr

Top 12 Activity posts 2013 from | Pinterest | Activities, Plays and Learning

Google Puts Over 57,000 Works of Art on the Web

In its art preservationist wing, the Cultural Institute, Google houses an enormous digital collection of artwork spanning centuries and continents in …

180 MOOCs to Start the New Year (Is This the Crest of the Wave?)

Once the MOOC "revolution" got underway, universities, usually slow-moving and tight-fisted institutions, couldn't run fast enough to put their own …

Rock It! Transform Classroom Learning with Movement, Songs, and Stories

Rock It! Transform Classroom Learning with Movement, Songs, and Stories by Steve Reifman is a groundbreaking book that shows teachers exactly how to …

The 110 Best IFTTT Recipes

You can use "if this, then that" to automate activities across the Web. Here are some of our favorite recipes.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Exit 10A

One spring many years ago my principal needed to take some personal time during the week of the grade 5 state standardized test. As lead teacher …

Kid President's Pep Talk to Teachers and Students!

Eight Questions I Ask Before an App Can Stay on Student iPads

For the past couple of years I've been really fortunate to have access to iPads in my classroom. The increased access to this mobile technology has …

Apps in Education

As we have been discussing lately, rolling out a BYOD Program can generate a lot of interesting conversations with students, parents and teachers. …

Apps

Pinteresting Middle School Teachers - Smith Curriculum and Consulting

Hello Bloggy Readers,<p><b>TWELVE</b> middle school bloggers have gotten together to share with you their favorite Pinterest boards geared towards 6th-8th …

Middle School

Classroom ideas, School and Teaching strategies

Are your lessons and units in need of some flavor? Spice up your instructional planning process with these fun resources!

Resources for Getting Started With Project-Based Learning

Troubleshooting PBL, by Joshua Block (2015)<p>The perfect PBL experience is ever-changing, so be ready to ask questions, reflect, and revamp your …

This Time is Different: The Four Most Costly Words Ever Spoken

When we look at situations we’re always looking for what’s unique. We should, however, give more thought to similarities.<p>“This time is different” …

Has the 'MOOC Revolution' Drifted Off Course?

"A year and a half ago ... people thought this was going to solve the problems of higher education because people would be educated for less money. …

MOOC statistics in 2013

MOOCs

The Daily Show: Extended Interview: Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai