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Advise the President. Cause You’re Just That Smart.

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:12
Okay. Not that president. Other presidents. You know, from history.

Kahoot! Introduces Smart Practice for Challenge Feature

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 07:52
With the new smart practice feature, students can revisit difficult questions, remember content better, and collect emotes as a reward.

Online Social Platform Lets Students be Authors

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 05:00
Storybird is an online social platform (and Chrome app) for storytelling. Students act as authors, pairing their words with site-curated, licensed art.

LEGO® Education and FIRST® Introduce New Architecture-Themed LEGO sets

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 20:58
The new sets for the 2019-2020 FIRST LEGO League season are based on the theme of architecture and are titled BOOMTOWN BUILD℠” and CITY SHAPER℠.

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:03
All resources have a free version or trial for educators and many are registration and ad free so that students don’t have to give their private information.

New Personalized Learning Toolkit Introduced

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 07:04
“Whereas I used to spend time researching activities and planning agendas for my schools, I am now able to leverage the resources directly from the kit," said Heather Hurley, supervisor of personalized learning at Arlington Public Schools.

Registration Open for Learning Impact Leadership Institute

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 06:57
IMS Global Learning Consortium's 13th annual Learning Impact Leadership Institute will be held in San Diego, California, May 20-23, 2019.

New ISTE Book: How to Close the Digital Divide for Students

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 06:48
A 2016 survey of 1,200 parents revealed that while 94 percent of families are connected to the internet, 23 percent access it on mobile devices, 26 percent share a single computer and 20 percent experienced loss of internet service due to lack of payment

Science App Offers Hands-on Freshwater Learning

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 06:10
DIY Lake Science offers watershed-related activities and info for elementary and middle school students via three sections: activities, video clips, and an “Under the Lake” simulation.

Boclips Launches Curated, Secure Video Platform for Educators

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 21:50
Boclips today launched its new solution, Boclips for Teachers, a video platform that offers an extensive library of safe and engaging content for students and time-saving solutions for educators. 

Today's Newsletter: Tragedy Illuminates the Power of Virtual Field Trips

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 21:43
Even with the flashing lights of the fire apparatus showing in the video, we can visit the remains of the Cathedral of Notre Dame via this Digg video.

Class Tech Tips: See Beyond Behavior Podcast for Educators

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 06:10
I’m always excited to connect with educators who are passionate about topics I’d like to learn more about.

bulb Digital Portfolios unveils bulbLibrary

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 21:05
Diverse resources provide educators with timely support for summertime professional development

CoSN Honors Educators at Annual Conference

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 21:00
Each year during the Annual Conference, CoSN honors distinguished school technology leaders, experts and districts for their school technology accomplishments and dedication to advancing innovative learning settings.

STEM Educators Win 2019 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 20:54
Each winning educator received $1,000 in cash, $3,000 in Vernier products, and up to $1,500 toward expenses to attend the annual NSTA National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri on April 11–14, 2019.

Peerless-AV Announces SmartMount Line of Motorized Carts and Stands

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 17:59
Peerless-AV announces its family of new SmartMount® Motorized Height Adjustable Carts and Stands for education settings.

Active Education

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 07:30
Active learning is gaining traction today thanks to the continuing evolution of AV technologies.

Baseball, Earth Day and STEM Teaching Resources for April

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:31
Earth Day, Monday, April 22, 2019, is the perfect day for students to discover what their footprint shows.

Schoolhouse Rock: Tax Man Max

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 05:46
Understand more about taxes with this fun song.

Creative Design App Combines Augmented Reality with 3D Printing

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 05:18
Teachers create and assign lessons to classes, and kids use the app to create scenes using the object library or uploads from Thingiverse.