Education Technology

Turkey with adobo or pozole? Here's how families make their Latino Thanksgivings

MIAMI, Florida - My Cuban grandfather had lived in the United States for over four decades before he thought to ask, “<i>San Gibin?</i> So which saint are they celebrating?”<p>While Thanksgiving is a holiday for families to gather and express gratitude, for many Latino immigrants, it’s an unfamiliar albeit …

Dominican Republic

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian Feed the Homeless in Los Angeles — with North West's Help!

Kim Kardashian West is holding true to her promise of helping the homeless.<p>The <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i> star, 37, volunteered at the Los …

Beverly Hills

At least two of Nathan Peterman's interceptions Sunday came when he was under pressure. He said Wednesday of throwing under duress, "I got to throw the ball when I’m getting hit, as well. Got to learn how to do that. That’s the NFL. Just to be ready for that. Again, I’m learning a lot and I’ll be ready next time.”

At least two of Nathan Peterman's interceptions Sunday came when he was under pressure. He said Wednesday of throwing under duress, "I got to throw …

Nathan Peterman

Newslet for Libraries, issue #83

ARTICLES<p>Tackling information manipulation<p>A thought-provoking report on the state of information today as misinformation and information manipulation …

Atlas Obscura

Ed Tech Helps English Language Learners Flourish

In diverse classrooms, teachers and <b>administrators are always seeking new ways to support English language learners</b>. Luckily for them, technology has …

Language Learning

Watch: This American woman singing in Afrikaans is captivating South Africans all over [video]

Image Credits: YouTube/Camille van Niekerk<p>Camille van Niekerk has become a definite hit with South Africans.<p>Camille is a singer and vocal instructor …

M-learning

The Advice Elton John Bestowed Upon Sam Smith

<b>Sam Smith</b> was lucky enough to forge a meaningful friendship with one of his idols, <b>Sir Elton John</b>, who in turn shared some advice Sam has taken to …

Sam Smith

Microtia team embraces 3-D printing to improve ear surgeries

To rebuild ears of children affected by microtia, a rare congenital ear deformity, Stanford physician-researchers have turned to 3-D printing.One in …

Stanford University

'I fought for him': Jason Mitchell on lessons to be learned from 'Mudbound'

Perhaps the most emotionally charged role of the 2015 blockbuster "Straight Outta Compton" is that of late N.W.A rapper Eazy-E, as played by Jason …

Entertainment

Spirit of Detroit Plaza to remain open through April despite concerns

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIES How is Ford selling so many F-Series trucks? It's a mystery | 0:30<p>Ford continues to dominate the heavy-truck …

Detroit

How To Raise Your Kids To Succeed In A High-Tech World

<i>I have a toddler. How should she prepare herself for the job market 15 years from now in the world of AI? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ng, Co-founder of Coursera; Adjunct</b> …

Machine Learning

3 educational technology tools to be thankful for

The three Ts: Thanksgiving, turkey and tech. It’s a given we’re all thankful for the first two–spending time with family and friends and devouring a …

Education

Classroom Rules Minions Video

• This Minions Classroom Rules video currently has 3,169,283 views on YouTube<br>• Use this video to introduce, discuss and develop a set of class rules …

Students

These 3 Voices Build A Bridge Between EdTech Startups And Teachers

There is no shortage of edtech entrepreneurs who want to bring more technology into the classroom or within higher education institutions. Over the past five years, an ecosystem has emerged to develop and promote the latest services and products for schools.<p>Enthusiastic edtech startups are …

Entrepreneurship

Instructional Tech and Teaching Tweet Wrap for w/e 11-18-17 | Emerging Education Technologies

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.<p><i>This</i> …

Education

Search

Women have had a stereotypical reputation of being “Chatty Cathys,” or the gender that sitcoms, comedians, and movies poise as never shutting up. But …

M-learning

Growing as a developer

I've been powerlifting for about 2 years now, and one of the things that I love about it is how easy it is to track my own progress. I know how much …

Programming

Challenge - Print Spiral

Write a program in the language of your choice that will display a ”spiral” of n × n numbers.<br>For example, here’s what the spiral looks like for n = …

Programming

5 Webinars for $25

<b>5 professional development webinars will be available in one package for just $25 next week.</b><p><b>Normally, each webinar is $20. Buy all five together and</b> …

Webinars

Global BYOD and Enterprise Mobility Market Growth 24.12% by 2021- Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Opportunities, Key Vendors, Drivers and Forecast

<b>BYOD and Enterprise Mobility</b> <b>Market</b> report delivers information about <b>vendors, geographical regions, annual growth rate, market share, revenue</b> and the …

Vmware

Is India's Education Sector Ready For Disruption?

Edtech startups are making their presence felt in the $100 billion Indian education sector<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Consider this. If we are to list the top engineering colleges worldwide, no Indian institute will even figure in the top …

Learning

I Have Depersonalization

Depersonalization is a word I'm sure many people are unfamiliar with, only a small amount of people suffer with it and it's rarely spoken about. I've …

M-learning

Set Up Automatic Texts and Avoid Fights Using IFTTT

GIF<p>When we rounded up our staff’s Weekly Upgrades last Friday, our editors were clearing out media clutter (goodbye, six-month-old <i>New Yorker</i> issues), …

Minnie Mouse

Toppr Aims For $500 million In Revenue By 2021

<b>What are the expansion plans and how do you plan to utilise the funding?</b><p>Toppr complements the school program, for 5th to 12th standard students. We …

Education

Ed tech Startup Perspectico Raises Seed Funding from Delhi University and Government of Delhi Incubator

Perspectico, with existence of just a little over two months, has raised incubation support and an undisclosed amount of funding from the incubation …

Startups

Words of wisdom from women ‘on the rise’

Four women participating in apprenticeship programs in Oregon shared their stories with the DJC recently.

Oregon

Textbooks optional: What unbundling and BYOD mean for learning technology

The days of overhead projectors and chalkboards are behind us. Today’s educators are looking to Chromebooks, smartphones and maker spaces to enhance …

BYOD

'How to Get Away With Murder' Creator on That Insane Ending and the Show's Future

The showrunner discusses star Viola Davis' input, coming up with cliffhangers, and thinking about the show's eventual ending.<p><b>[Warning: This story</b> …

TV

Mandarin Chinese Is Now Available on the Language Learning App Duolingo

At long last Duolingo, the free language learning app on iOS, Android, and the web, has launched its Chinese course for English speakers. Now you can …

Language Learning

This Week In Web 2.0

In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I post a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” …

Teaching