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When you hear the term 'texting' you probably cringe a bit. Or you think about texting while driving. Or maybe even how students will sneak texting in below their desks while a teacher isn't looking. That's not the case for 8th graders at Roosevelt Middle School in Bridgeport CT.
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I used to think I was a pretty good reader. In fact, I assumed I was one of the faster readers among my peers. Then I took this test and am ashamed to admit that I'm not as good as I thought.
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If you're a fan of technology, education, and learning... you know about Khan Academy. We cover Sal Khan's incredible work quite frequently but this latest development is pretty big. They're getting ready to release an iPad app!
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Even if the prospect of drawing terrifies you to the point of hating pencils and crayons, there's hope. A new app turns your crappy drawing skills into a social game that could be a big help in the classroom.
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Thanks to Vito Technology, creating astronomy lessons at home or in the classroom just got easy.
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So you just downloaded a few educational apps that you think might be useful in your classroom. How do you accurately compare and contrast them? Thanks to a new app review rubric from by eMobilize, it's easier than ev...
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I work in a department that makes accommodations for students. That doesn't mean hotel reservations or making their bed. It means helping students succeed in the classroom despite any mental or physical problem they m...
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[caption id="attachment_5947" align="alignright" width="116" caption="Click icon to view app in app store"][/caption] We are officially living in the world of tomorrow. As if taking a page out of Star Trek, the mak...
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If you went to ISTE or any other conference, you know how tough it is to get everyone's contact info while still having productive conversations. What if all you had to do was launch an app and then all the contact in...
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Are you a fan of the breakout game Angry Birds? If you haven't heard of it, you're probably not a user of an iPhone or Android device and also don't like things that are fun. The game has inspired a couple of guys to ...
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A new feature we're unveiling at the Geek Guidebook is the 'Best Of' series. In it we will be showcasing some of the best people, companies, and ideas in the geek world. First on our list is something very dear to our...