Teachers Turn Pop Culture Into Engaging Online Learning Videos

Education Week – Benjamin Levy As I browse through the video lessons in the eduCanon database, I am continuously impressed by the creative ways teachers transform traditionally non-educational videos into engaging learning experiences. For me it would be hard...

March 30, 2015 MindMake

6 Educational STEM Apps for Kids

Black Enterprise – Kandia Johnson Whether it’s teaching science using multimedia “Jeopardy” like games, or math with step-by-step animation of complex problems, the iPad has proven to be an incredible learning tool for children of all ages. The device...

March 30, 2015 MindMake

Innovating In The Classroom With Neuroscience

Global Skills & Education Forum – Olivier Oullier Think of innovation in the classroom and you may well picture iPads, digital whiteboards or even 3D and augmented reality. But this is all but useless if another kind of innovation,...

March 30, 2015 MindMake

Wanna Teach Kids to Code? Keep It Out of the Classroom

Talking Points Memo (TPM) – Kyle Chayka In December of last year, Barack Obama became the first president to write code. A video of the digital milestone shows the president in the White House surrounded by eager middle-school students...

March 30, 2015 MindMake

Children Learn Well Through Interactivity

Douglas Chan As a primary school teacher, you probably know that children learn well through interactivity. In fact, the same goes for adults as well – which is why it’s particularly good to get kids involved in activities and...

March 30, 2015 MindMake

Smart Money Smart Kids

Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze Raise your kids to win with money. Father-daughter duo Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze show parents how to create teachable moments and build character qualities that will help their kids win not only with...

March 30, 2015 MindMake

How Teachers Will Change the Future of Tech

Edudemic – Nicole Comforto Teacher Tech Enthusiasm Can Change the Course of Tech Development Imagine for moment if all teachers were technophobic. What would that mean for technology development in the long term? Sure, we’d have some self-taught geniuses,...

March 30, 2015 MindMake

10 Ways Parents Have it Easier, According to Kids

Babble – Lori Garcia, Mommyfriend.com “I can’t wait to be grown up!” my 7-year-old grumbled while putting the finishing touches on his famous American project. “Why is that?” I asked. “Because grownups have it easier.” Oh honey, if you...

March 30, 2015 MindMake

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

MindShift – David Price, Innovation Unit in London, England Along with Google search, Wikipedia has become the first point of reference for most of us. Wikipedia’s first incarnation, Nupedia, relied upon the authority of academic experts to provide quality...

March 30, 2015 MindMake

Same Old Muppets, All New Mayhem – “Muppet Moments” Begins Friday April 3

Disney Insider Disney Insider here, with a major announcement about your favorite Muppets: Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and others are set to star in Disney Junior’s “Muppet Moments” beginning Friday, April 3! The short-form series features funny conversations—and...

March 27, 2015 MindMake
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