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Build a Responsive Classroom With Social Media. Students are interacting with social media on an almost-daily basis.

Build a Responsive Classroom With Social Media

Integration of social media into lesson planning and social interaction can support the creation and maintenance of a responsive classroom. A responsive classroom integrates students’ social and emotional growth into their academic learning. This is done through social interaction and explicit instruction of skills during lessons. Social & Emotional Development Social media platforms typically have privacy settings that allow certain groups to participate. 4 critical mistakes that inventors make. Like most history, the narratives of innovation tend to be written by — and about — the victors.

4 critical mistakes that inventors make

The traditional timeline of historic breakthroughs will almost surely include the Wright Brothers and the invention of the airplane in 1903 and Tim Berners-Lee and the advent of the World Wide Web in 1989. But the history of invention is filled with just as many heroic mistakes and creative failures. Here are a few of my favorite missteps and lessons: Invention: The Phonautograph.

Science & Math Related Inventions. Current Category: Science & Math.

Science & Math Related Inventions

Our world today is so much better thanks to science and math. The following is a summarized list of science and math related invention. Click on the links to learn more about the history. Abacus. Invention Category. Idea Showcase - The Great Idea Finder. Autodesk Sustainability Workshop: Whole Systems Design. EcoDesign 6 minute crash course design for sustainability strategies by Leyla Acaroglu.

The History of Invention and Technology Timelines. GE Global Research. Top 10 'inventions' that changed the world. In 1979 Sony spawned the era of wearable technology with its iconic personal stereo.

Top 10 'inventions' that changed the world

It enabled music fans to listen to their music while on the move without inflicting their choices on those around them. It provided the soundtrack to millions of morning commutes. The Walkman quickly changed listening habits and became hugely popular as jogging culture took the 1980s by storm – here was something that allowed you to listen to your music while you worked out. Projects Archive - Make: Zambian tablet ZEduPad transforms classrooms into interactive hubs. Whether it's learning how to read and write or setting up your own farm, a Zambian computer tablet -- known as the ZEduPad -- is trying to open up the country's information highway.

Zambian tablet ZEduPad transforms classrooms into interactive hubs

The brain child of British tech entrepreneur Mark Bennett, the ZEduPad principally teaches users basic numeracy and literacy skills, aimed at primary school children. "It became clear that there was a huge need for this kind of technology," Bennett said, "particularly tablet technology, which has come a long way in Africa in recent years. " After arriving in Zambia 30 years ago under the British Aid Program, Bennett worked in the computer department at the country's national university for over a decade before deciding to go it alone. How Does Technology Change Lives? Do you know someone who has a physical or mental disability?

How Does Technology Change Lives?

Chances are you probably do, because there are many people all around the world who face special challenges every day. Fortunately, many of these people quickly learn that they don’t have to focus on their disabilities.