Why Jargon In Education Is A Good Thing Jargon is a necessary evil. Simply put, jargon helps us be more specific. Pilots in planes don’t “go up,” they “gain altitude.” Forwards in basketball don’t simply...
It’s turning into a busy week for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) providers, and the tech companies that love them — particularly Google. On Monday, Udacity co-founder and CEO Sebastian Thrun and California Lt.
Robots are everywhere! There are some really cool STEM activities that are just perfect for modern students. Check these out. The post 5 Cool STEM Activities Students Should Try This Year appeared first on Edudemic.
How do you actually ensure students learn while creating and exploring? Here are four different tips from Shawn McCusker that should keep learning rolling along. The post 4 Ways to Ensure Students Learn While Creating appeared first on Edudemic.
Jon R. is back to tackle more questions and queries from Buffalo readers, viewers and fans! On this episode of Ask the Buffalo, Jon shares his thoughts on Samsung’s new Galaxy Gear, and when we can expect to see Haswell-powered MacBook Pro’s.
Year 4 teacher, Kirsty Millar-Kent, shares her insights into balancing being a mum and kicking off term with your new class5:45amMy day starts with either the alarm going off or one of my two cats purring as loud as possible.
by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Augmented Reality (AR) is a growing field of technology where real life is modified and enhanced by computer-generated sights and sounds. The most common use of AR can...
Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous 2 weeks or so. This is the app roundup. The game roundup from last week can be found here.
A Better List Of Ideas For Project-Based Learning At TeachThought, we’re huge fans of project-based learning. While there is no magic bullet of practice, program, or framework that automatically produces progressive and effective learning, what...
Imagine – while eating lunch, you observe that a spider is slowly crawling across a friend’s forearm. Immediately, your own arm tingles uncomfortably, but when you briefly glance downwards, no such spider is crawling up your own arm.
How Good Teachers Decenter Themselves by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education As teachers we understandably believe that it is the ‘teaching’ that causes learning. But this is too egocentric a formulation.
If you stick around innovation practice and theory long enough, you'll hear the "box" mentioned many times. Clients want their teams to think "outside the box". People are criticized for any ideas that are "inside the box".
Achieving innovation success is not easy. Sustaining innovation success is even harder. The list of innovative companies that no longer exist is long, and some of the biggest enemies of innovation are ultimately complacency and resistance to change.
As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused.