How to Create a Book with Book Creator. Book Creator is an app on the iPad (and iPhone) that allows you to create your own books, and it has a variety of interesting features. Download the app from the iTunes Store. If you're on you
“The fact that 80 percent of middle school students in a recent study could not distinguish between fake news and authentic news on the web shows that we, as educators, have to do a better job of teaching media literacy in the digital age,” writes Alan November in an exclusive post for eSchool News.
CS Unplugged is a collection of free learning activities that teach Computer Science through engaging games and puzzles that use cards, string, crayons and lots of running around. The activities introduce students to underlying concepts such as binary numbers, algorithms and data compression, separated from the distractions and technical details we usually see with computers. CS Unplugged is suitable for people of all ages, from elementary school to seniors, and from many countries and backgrounds. Unplugged has been used around the world for over twenty years, in classrooms, science centers, homes, and even for holiday events in a park!
Apple may be the latest company to join the Partnership for AI, a consortium that was established to develop best practices for artificial intelligence. If Apple joins, it will work alongside Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM and Deepmind to advance public understanding of AI and its potential benefits across industries, including education.
Did your students watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Was anyone indifferent towards BB-8? We all love that droid. Children, in particular, are crazy about it. Robots have a certain way of mesmerizing students. This technology is powerful because it gives them insights into the future. It makes them dream about the ways technology can …
TCEA MEE Gameboard(Get Full Sized PNG Image or Adobe PDF version)Wondering how to effectively engage students in interactive learning? Before we explore five steps to game-based learning with Minecraft: Education Edition, let’s recall why engagement remains important. If students don’t care, they fail to learn. Some of the top ways to engage students include: Physical activities get your students…
Two years ago I attended an edtech conference focused on the then up-and-coming trend of makerspaces. The opening keynote speaker ended his presentation with a charge for all in attendance: “I hope that makerspaces don’t become an edtech fad that goes away as quickly as it has risen to popularity
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