Sat.Oct 20, 2018

BreakoutEDU: A Professional Development Workshop

User Generated Education

I recently got the opportunity to offer a professional development workshop for educators of gifted students at the 2018 14th Annual Fall Gifted Education Institute. The description for my workshop was as follows: BreakoutEDU presents puzzles for students to decipher, each clue leading to another which in turn opens locks attached to a strongbox.

12 Good Educational Websites for Kids

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After we have covered a number of search engines kids can use to safely navigate the web, we are sharing with you some of the most popular websites that provide educational content designed.read more

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Life’s Library: A new type of book club led by John Green and Rosianna Halse Rojas

NeverEndingSearch

Attention book clubs or aspiring book clubs or book club fans. John Green shares a very cool idea–and we may want to gear up to support it.

Innovation in Education

Reading By Example

I walked into a classroom that was modeling the story structure process. The teacher had provided one-word sentence starters as a guide. The students were using this structure to organize a personal narrative in their writing journals. There is little doubt the world has changed with the advent of technology and globalization. It is hard to imagine some of the jobs people have today existing even twenty years ago. Schools are, like any large enterprise, challenged to keep up.

GameSalad Turns Game Players Into Game Makers!

GameSalad lets students build their own web & mobile video games! Students learn anywhere with our Chromebook friendly creation tools and step-by-step tutorials. Our PBL lessons teach the fundamentals of Computer Science & Game Design as students create.

Australian Government Reviewing Need For A Smartphone Ban

Fractus Learning

It has been over a decade since Kevin Rudd’s Digital Education Revolution was initiated, with a promise to put a laptop in the hands of every Year 9-12 student across Australia. With these shiny new devices […]. Miscellaneous