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Chromebook Case Study from the UK 0

Chromebook Case Study from the UK

This was originally shared at the ChromeStead blog by Guy Shearer.  When you watch, listen to the statements the kids make about feedback and collaboration.

The OpenDyslexic font to make text a bit more readable 0

The OpenDyslexic font to make text a bit more readable

"OpenDyslexic is a new open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. The typeface includes regular, bold, italic, and bold-italic styles. It is being updated continually and improved based on input...

Some great questions from Anya Kamentz – What can technology solve? 0

Some great questions from Anya Kamentz – What can technology solve?

Excerpts from a larger blog post: What can technology solve? What is it helpless to solve? Where do we need to innovate? What do we need to preserve? What is really broken about school...

Want to use operant conditioning on your children? 0

Want to use operant conditioning on your children?

Want to use operant conditioning on your children? There's an app for that http://t.co/8rBzwz5fbM via @sciencerockstar — Dean Eckles (@deaneckles) June 21, 2013

Are you Curious? Slick video learning platform from @curious 1

Are you Curious? Slick video learning platform from @curious

I happened upon a new video tutorial and learning platform called Curious.com. When you compare the features against using YouTube, Vimeo or other video hosting platforms – it pretty much blows them out of...

Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley 0

Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out...

Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion 0

Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don’t pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.’”