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What happens when you hand a set of miniature pieces of a pencil to students? A project-based learning idea thanks to the Varacil mechanical pencil!
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The term 'gamification' doesn't do the new video game Ludwig justice. It takes the most cutting-edge graphics and couples them with some of the most important lessons a student needs. The creators of Ludwig delivered a TED talk (below) that unveils a bit more information on why and how they built the epic game.
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From Lynda to Udacity and California, there's a lot that happened this week while you were busy changing the world.
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In honor of the recent TED Live announcement, I thought it'd be a good idea to remind you why TED rocks. Below is just a small fraction of the amazing presentations put on by the folks over at TED.
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ThoughtBox is a new educational software provider who plans on making apps and games that encourage students to explore and even love math and science.
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There are two levels of online classmate relationships. One is the formal requirement to participate in online discussions by the instructor. The other comprises the informal peer-to-peer relationships that develop between and among students. They are interdependent.
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To flip or not to flip? That is not the essential question. In assessing the optimal classroom dynamics, I would argue that we need to take a good look at what our classrooms look like right now, what activities our students gain the most from, what we wished we had more time for, and what things about our class we wish we could eliminate.
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So you decided to not brave the lines at the mall or are just sitting at home recovering from shoving your face full of food. What better way to spend a few hours than to have 'the talk' with the older members of your family? By 'the talk' I of course mean asking what browser they're using.
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The aim of Today's Target is simple, for students to set short-term and measurable targets which can be reviewed by their teacher.
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Harvard has been hard at work on implementing some big ideas when it comes to integrating technology into scholarship. On June 9, there is a big event being held at Harvard Business School where dozens of panelists an...
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As new ideas on how to best meet the diverse needs of students come to the forefront from creative and innovative minds, it's important for parents and teachers to provide a clear vision on what these ideas truly mean as far as home and school support.
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Whether you’re a teacher preparing for tomorrow’s lecture, a professional tutor working with one or two students, or you just want to help your cousin in Alabama with some trig homework, these free tools will help you interact with your student(s) sans the confines of the classroom.