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7 Tools That Make Interactive Content Creation Easy

Engage your audience and customers with these simple and fun-to-use tools.<p>Interactive content is fast becoming the go-to strategy for the biggest brands in the world. According to a survey by Content Marketing Institute, 53% of marketers already use interactive content, and they expect that number …

Content Marketing

Google Drawing Bonus Activity

This is a <b>fun activity</b> that allows students to learn more about <b>Google Drive Drawings</b> while creating an amusing picture. <br>• Once students are done …

Google

Smart Ed Tech Strategy That Comes From the Classroom

As technology director in California’s Perris Union High School District, Joseph Williams keeps all technology initiatives focused on what works best …

Education

Here Are Some Of The Knowledge Questions My TOK Students Are Using For Oral Presentations This Year

Last year I posted Review Topics and Primary Knowledge Questions from my IB Theory of Knowledge students who developed them for their Oral …

Psychology

Most Popular Posts Of The Month

As regular readers know, at the end of each week I share the five most popular posts from the previous seven days.<p>I thought people might find it …

ESL

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Took Place On This Day In 1911 – Here Are Related Resources

One-hundred-forty-six young immigrants died on this day in 1911 when a fire swept through the garment factory where they worked.<p>You might be …

Students

Top 10 Work-at-Home Jobs for Teachers

Telecommuting jobs are attractive to workers in all kinds of occupations, but for teachers, they might feel like the impossible dream. When you’re …

Employment

“Everyone Is A Teacher” Is A New Engagement Strategy I’m Using & It Seems To Be Working

We’re going into the home-stretch of the new year, and I’m always trying to figure out new ways to finish strong (see The Best Ways To Finish The …

Education

Hand Tool School #24: Where to Find Vintage Hand Tools

What to watch out for, and a list of some good resources<p>I get a lot of questions about where to find old hand tools. I myself find a lot at flea …

Students

High-tech school bus 'study hall' helps students in South Carolina

More than two dozen school buses in a rural county in South Carolina have a Wi-Fi connection to help students with their homework.<p>Tech giant Google has invested nearly $180,000 for the state’s first “Rolling Study Hall” initiative. The money was used to provide Wi-Fi on 28 of 194 buses that drive …

Education

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

<b>Honoring Students At the end of each marking period I made a poster with the names of all of the students who made the honor roll. I used dark magic</b> …

Students

The Heartbreaking Reason Why This Teacher Stocks Her Classroom with Food

Ask any dedicated teacher why they went into this profession and you’ll probably hear “because I love working with kids” or “I love inspiring them” …

Education

Best apps for educators

If you’re an educator, you’re familiar with all that you have to keep up with in that field of work. While from afar it may seem that some teachers …

Students

12 Surprising Office Wi-Fi Killers

Think twice before you set up the office aquarium.<p>Nothing grinds a workplace to a halt like a lack of internet access. Gone are the days of hard-wired desktops in every office. Work environments increasingly support staff and guests with Wi-Fi, which can create a surprising amount of strain on your …

BYOD

Solving the Problem of "Teaching to the Middle"

Getting Personalization Right<br>March 23, 2017 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>14</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Solving the Problem of "Teaching to the Middle"<p>Juliana Finegan<p>…

8 Teacher Podcasts That Are Totally Worth A Listen

It’s a big, wide world of educational podcasts out there—where to start?! Here are a few of our favorites that we hear teachers recommend again and …

Students

Edtech: What Online Courses Are Doing to the Education System

But this kind of growth, like that associated with Coursera, is “ faster than Facebook,” specifically in terms of having a user growth rate greater …

MOOCs

Amanda Diaz Talks Feminine Portraiture, Workshops, and Editing Tools

Photo: Brandi by Amanda Diaz<p><i>Amanda Diaz has worked as a freelance photographer in Canada since mid-2008. Her focus in photography includes Fashion,</i> …

Photography

How to Avoid Ed-Tech Sales Mistakes

Colleges and universities spend billions each year on technology. An article in the consultancy Eduventures pegs the postsecondary technology spend …

Students

Google announces Howard West, a Googleplex residency for recruiting black software engineers

As technology giants face mounting criticism over the lack of diversity in their organizations, companies from across Silicon Valley and beyond have been releasing annual diversity reports to chart changes in their internal makeup. But a lack of real development has also led some companies to delay …

Silicon Valley

Texas teacher Sarah Madden Fowlkes has nothing to smile about

Aside from parents, few people spend as much time — and have as much influence — on children as teachers. Grandparents, yes, play an important role …

Lifestyle

Teaching Resources

Other resources by this author<p>Click the weblink to download the worksheet for this brilliant measuring angles activity based on stickman drawings.<p>(18)<p>…

Students

10MT | The 10-Minute Teacher Show | The 5-day a week podcast for remarkable but very busy teachers. by Vicki Davis

Students

Deciphering DRA Decoding

This is Alison Whiteley from Toad-ally Exceptional Learners with a coaching session. A question teacher's have been asking is what to do with the DRA …

Education

5 Hacks for Going Google at Your School

<b>Going Google in Your School or District</b><p>Brad Currie, Billy Krakower, Scott Rocco<p>Rolling out a G Suite for Education plan for a school or district is …

Education

New teachers taught to use technology to cope with increasing workload

Students on teacher training courses will be taught how to use technology to improve learning in the classroom and organise their working life in a …

Education

Pear Deck Raises $4M to Jazz Up Digital Presentations in the Classroom

A crop of startups have embarked on the laudable task of ridding the classroom of stale PowerPoint slides. One of the latest is Pear Deck, which just …

Students

A Little Help With Your Homework

If you’re assigning the same homework to all of your students, you may not be helping them reach their full potential. Consider this scenario: Marly …

Pedagogy

Technical University of Munich Building Features Giant Slides

See the giant indoor slides in the math and formats department at Technical University of Munich.<p>There are lots of reasons to go to Germany, and now you have one more: gargantuan slides at the Technical University of Munich.<p>Located in the math and formatics department, the slides follow a parabolic …

Students

As school budgets continue to be stretched, technical innovation in the classroom is more important than ever

Today, Britain’s academic community faces more pressure than ever in ensuring students are future-ready.<p>Schools are looking at a £3billion funding squeeze, and a new Parliamentary inquiry launching this week is set to investigate why, despite ongoing initiatives, the science, technology, …

Education