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How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology Originally Posted by Powerful Learning Planet by Jennifer Carey In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most common is: “How do you get teachers who are hesitant or resistant to use technology?”…
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The Definitive Guide to Interactive Design for Kids

The Definitive Guide to Interactive Design for Kids Renowned Children’s Software Creator Mark Schlichting, Understanding Kids, Play and Interactive Design, Reveals the Secrets of Great Interactive Design for Kids San Francisco, September 6, 2016 – NoodleWorks Interactive, an award-winning interactive design group specializing in children's educational and entertainment software, announces Mark Schlichting’s new book Understanding…
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BoomKLAKers – Calms Screaming Toddlers Named Best New App in 108 Countries

Funky Bots today announced that BoomKLAKers was chosen by iTunes as Best New App in 108 countries. Created by choreographer Rosa Mei, BoomKLAKers is a revolutionary type of kids app which shows how to feel the beat by associating musical beats with movement. The app doesn't just teach little kids to groove to the beat of the music. It also calms them. Inspired by streetdance, kung fu and cirque acrobats, this app features monsters that dance and do wall flips to hiphop music.
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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades, Does it Matter?

Today I stumbled upon this New York Times article titled: What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades? Reading this got me thinking about a recent conversation about motor skills and learning with some wonderful Facebook friends. This past Thursday during our weekly EdAppTalk we discussed the power of motor skills in relation to learning. Here is part of…
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25 Awesome Social Media Tools for Education

Connecting with each other comes to us more easily now that we can just tap away on a keyboard and chat with a person who lives over 3000 miles away. Finding information knows no boundaries with Google on every computer in the world. Below you will find 25 social media tools for education. As educators,…
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50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out

50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out Maybe you don’t have time to sit down and sift through the latest education blogs for ideas and inspiration. If the thought of trying to carve out more hours in your day leaves you feeling overwhelmed, this list is for you. Podcasts are a great way to get…
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“20 to Watch” Leader in Educational Technology

This year I had the honor of being named a “20 to Watch” Leader in Educational Technology by the National School Board Association. Honorees are nominated by members of their school board or community members. We gathered in Washington D.C. at the CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) conference. We had a day full of meetings,…
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The Facebook Controversy ~ Educational Sector Responds

Last week for EdAppTalk we discussed the controversy surrounding Facebook and all of the issues that have surfaced. It was announced that initial figures estimating Facebook breached personal data on 50 million users, was incorrect and it was closer to 87 million, and all without direct consent! The famed social media company has been involved in a number…
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