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Facilitating Collaborative Learning: 20 Things You Need to Know From the Pros

Facilitating Collaborative Learning: 20 Things You Need to Know From the Pros There is an age old adage that says “two heads are better than one”.  Consider collaboration in recent history:  Watson and Crick or Page and Brin (Founders of Google). But did you know it was a collaborative Computer Club about basic programming at a middle…
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WordFlex Touch Dictionary

  WordFlex Touch Dictionary, by Schematix, is a wonderful way to spend your day, learning away! If your child is coming to the end of the elementary grades and will soon be entering middle school, this is one app you want to get in their hands. Middle School teachers, this would be a great resource…
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Educational Reform – There Is No Single Ideal Learning Form

Educational Reform - There Is No Single Ideal Learning Form is a cross-post by By Justin Marquis, Ph.D. and Terry Heick, Director of Curriculum at TeachThought. In “The Importance of Being Divisive in Education,” RiShawn Biddle, writing for Dropout Nation, concluded his post by stating: “In short, school reformers should accept — and fully embrace — being divisive. Because it is the…
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Gro Garden – An organic gardening game

  Gro Garden - An organic gardening game, by Gro Play is a great app for April and Earth Day. It's also a great way to get kids learning about organic and sustainable farming. This app has three different components and you may want to check out the directions at the bottom for a clear…
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Captionable – The Ultimate Photo Guessing Game

Captionable - The Ultimate Photo Guessing Game by Blueboard Media was originally conceived as an educational tool for learning vocabulary, language, social studies and current events. It morphed more into more of a social media, branding concept and has had considerable success globally. When Captionable contacted me for a review I was immediately drawn in…
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Easy Teacher Worksheets Makes Your Day Easier

Easy Teacher Worksheets Makes Your Day Easier If you are a teacher, a homeschooler or a tutor this is a website you are going to want to bookmark folks.  EasyTeacherWorksheets.com features printable PDF educational worksheet files covering all major subject and content areas for teachers, homeschoolers, and tutors. Best of all, everything is entirely free…
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JFK Challenge

JUST RELEASED New App from JFK Presidential Library Challenges Kids to Fly to the Moon and Help People around the World In celebration of Presidents’ Day, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has launched a free iPad app, The JFK Challenge that brings American history to life for kids ages 8- 12. The…
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