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Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Metacognitive Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas

Research suggests that metacognition is key to higher student achievement, but studies of classroom practice indicate that few students are taught to use metacognition and the supporting cognitive strategies that make learning easier. You can teach metacognition to your students, so why wouldn’t you? This book shows you how. Metacognition is a tool that helps […]

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My Story: Forty-one Individuals Share Their Personal Encounters With The Rebbe

From the first-time mother to the commander in Israel’s Air Force; the struggling dentist to the community rabbi, My Story features 41 inspirational true stories of the Rebbe from the My Encounter with the Rebbe oral history project, complemented by family photos and documents, as well as a stunning selection of portraits of the Rebbe […]

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20 Great iPad Apps to Help Learners Explore Their Creativity

February 15, 2017Here is a list of some useful iPad apps students can use to unleash their creative thinking and engage in hand-son learning activities. The apps, curated from iTunes App Store’s collection called ‘Explore Your Creativity’, will enable students to create short movies, edit and share visuals and photos, tell stories using a wide […]

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10 Great iPad Apps to Help Students with Their Homework

January 18, 2017iPad provides students with amazing learning opportunities. There are tons of educational apps that students can use to learn almost anything they want and in their own pace.  From learning a new language to organizing virtual field trips, you name it and you will find an app for it. In today’s post, we […]

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North Carolina Families Find Schools in Their Area Through Innovative New Web App

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — An innovative, and first of its kind web application launches, solely focused on helping North Carolina families search for schools in their area. The NC Schools Around Me web app – www.ncschoolsaroundme.com – is a project of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), an organization of parents who […]

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Two New Tools to Help Students Enhance Their Reading Skill

November 11, 2016As an important literacy skill, reading has been widely amplified in the digital era especially with the proliferation and widespread of digital texts. The web is teeming with all kinds of reading materials accessible to anyone with Internet connection. In a previous post we published here in EdTech and mLearning we shared with you a […]

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6 Indispensable Resources for Teachers Using Macs in Their Classrooms

November 8, 2016For those of you using Macs in their instruction, the resources below are definitely worth checking. These are free interactive guides provided for free by Apple Education to help teachers and students tap into the full educational potential of Macs. While the first interactive guide in this list covers the general theme of […]

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Everything Teachers Need to Flip Their Classrooms

Flipped learning or Flipped classroom or is a methodology, an approach to learning in which technology is employed to reverse the traditional role of classroom time. If in the past, classroom time is spent at lecturing to students , now in a flipped model, this time is utilized to encourage individualized learning and provide one-on-one […]

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Disadvantaged pupils' careers aspirations do not match their educational goals, study finds

And those teenagers who underestimate the education needed for their chosen job are particularly likely to end up not in education, employment or training (NEET), the Education Endowment Foundation reveals. The EEF has reviewed 96 studies, examining the effect of careers education on teenagers’ lives. It found that good-quality careers advice can make a significant […]

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5 Handy Chrome Extensions to Help Students with Their Writing

June 14, 2016Below are five good Chrome extensions students can use for different writing purposes. Some of the features offered by add-ons include: The ability to easily and quickly play back the revision history of your Google Docs,  switch typing from one language to the other with a click of the mouse, check for grammar […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Help Teachers Create Facebook Pages for Their Classes

May 19, 2016Creating a digital presence for your class does not have to be restricted to only standard  platforms such as websites, blogs and wikis;  social media platforms do offer some handy alternatives especially when it comes to teaching adult students. For instance, you can easily create a Google Plus community for your class and […]

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3 Awesome Interactive Graphic Organizers to Help Students with Their Writing Projects

April  22, 2016Below are three very good interactive graphic organizers students can use in their writing projects. These tools will particularly help students develop detailed outlines and organize their ideas and thoughts to facilitate the writing process. These graphic organizers are created by the folks in Readwritethink and are completely free. They do not require […]

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5 Great Chrome Apps to Help Students Develop Their Math Skills

February 28, 2016Learning math doesn’t have to be always boring. Kids can enjoy learning math through the use of a wide variety of game-based learning strategies. Some of these come in the form of engaging games playable online either on mobile devices or on the web. In today’s post we are sharing with you some […]

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7 Great iPad Apps to Help Students with Their Homework

February 24, 2016Looking for some good apps to help students with their homework? The collection below is a great place to start with. We have curated some of the most popular iPad apps that students can use to work on their homework, organize their assignments, take notes, manage tasks and many more.  Check them out […]

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