Education

Learn to Code Interactively, For Free

Codecademy is an education company. But not one in the way you might think. We’re committed to building the best learning experience inside and out, making Codecademy the best place for our team to learn, teach, and create the online learning experience of the future. Education is old. The current public school system in the US dates back to the ...

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Google Doesn’t Care About Degrees ~ Go College, Focus on Skills

You don’t need a college degree to be talented “When you look at people who don’t go to school and make their way in the world, those are exceptional human beings. And we should do everything we can to find those people,” Bock said. Many businesses “require” a college degree; at Google, the word “college” isn’t even its official guide to ...

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7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium

A conference devoted to the emerging and innovative uses of technology designed to improve teaching and learning online 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium April 9-11, 2014 · Sheraton Dallas Hotel – Dallas, TX Twitter: #et4online |  Follow us on Twitter @et4online Unconference Twitter: #unet4online | Launch Pad Twitter: #launchpad Follow the Symposium at:  blog.sloanconsortium.org The Sloan ...

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BioDigital Human Platform 2.0: Explore the Human Body in 3D!

BioDigital Human 2.0: Explore the Human Body in 3D! A better way to understand health and the human body. The BioDigital Human PlatformTM is a virtual 3D body that brings to life thousands of medically accurate anatomy objects and health conditions in an interactive Web-based platform. The human body revealed, all in interactive 3D.  Explore anatomy and disease, create and ...

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Google Science Fair 2013 ~ Your Ideas Might Just Change The World

Google Science Fair is an online science competition open to students ages 13-18 from around the globe from anywhere in the world, working alone or in teams. It’s your turn to change the world. Google is looking for extraordinary ideas, and we’re eager to see what your child comes up with. This is a great opportunity for teenagers to explore ...

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3rd Global Childhood Conference ~ To Investigate and Explore All Aspects of Childhood

Inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference project seeks to investigate and explore all aspects of childhood. Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom Call for Presentations: This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference project seeks to investigate and explore all aspects of childhood. The period of life prior to adulthood is one of dramatic change and development of ...

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Interactive Educational Activities and Online Games

Apples4theteacher.com provides free interactive printable teaching resources and interactive learning games.

A Fun Educational Website for Teachers and Kids Apples4theteacher.com. a primary website, offers interactive educational activities and online games for teachers and homeschoolers. Dear Teachers, Parents and Kids,  Apples4theteacher.com adding more educational resources for teachers and kids (preK-grade 6) every day. Excuse our ‘dust’ as we move into high gear! Our site includes interactive learning games, quizzes, and worksheet generator ...

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The Disadvantages of Letting Students Use Their Cell Phones at School

Play Handphone ~ Teacher breaks student's phone

In most high schools, the majority of the students own a cell phone. Whatever the rules are at their school about cell phones, students use them. Sometimes they are caught by their teachers, but most of the time, students get away with it. Having a cell phone at school comes with many advantages, but there are also negative things that ...

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Homeschooling is Better for Children and Families Than a Traditional Classroom

Kids might not need to sit quietly in their desks, raise their hands, and follow a strict schedule to end up with a decent education: A study from the Canadian Journal of Behavior Science suggests that homeschooled students outperform public school-educated kids. Researchers administered standardized tests in math and reading to the two groups of students; The homeschoolers who followed ...

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Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher Should Have

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have

Digital literacy Digital literacy is the ability to locate, organize, understand, evaluate, and analyze information using digital technology. It involves a working knowledge of current high-technology, and an understanding of how it can be used. Further, digital literacy involves a consciousness of the technological forces that affect culture and human behavior. Digitally literate people can communicate and work more efficiently, ...

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