Back in 2009, we published 100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School. But in nearly three years, Google has developed new products, discontinued a few, and offered new features, and more people have found great ways to save time with Google. So we’ve gone and found even more great tips for saving time with Google, and this time around, the list has made it all the way to 181 different tricks. Explore our collection of tricks to find new, faster ways to search, read email, manage your time, and more.
Utopian visions of learning are tempting, if for no other reason than they absolve us of accountability to create it right now, leading to nebulous romanticizing about how powerful learning could be if we just did more of X and Y.
Kathy was one of the first teachers who offered internet based assistance to teachers. She has always been at the head of the edtech pack and this latest rendition of her work is her usual high quality interpretation of how students learn.
She states: However, I was recently reflecting (again) on the triangular shape the Bloom's taxonomies utilize. Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes up and down the categories as they create new knowledge, I was thinking another type of image might be more explanatory.
Here is my first draft of the idea of the "interlocking of the cognitive processes".
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The app development market is exploding. More and more companies are creating “educational apps”. In some cases, they are simply digital versions of a book or a web based tool. Some seem to have “no educational value” to it at all, but are still sold under the label of “education”.
Discover the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening with the man known as "the number one #2 pencil sharpener."...
Would you pay $15 for an artisanal pencil shapening? That's right. David Rees has found a niche where I would guess the competition is slim.
Would you recognize the distinctive qualities of a expertly sharpened pencil? I'd love to buy a classroom set of those super cheap single-blade, single-hole, plastic pencil sharpeners that sell for about $.40 and pass out these detailed instructions on how to get a perfectly sharpened pencil.
What an experience for "paying attention to detail." What an opportunity to include "informational text" reading into the curriculum! What an opportunity to let students come up with their own extremely detailed example of process writing.