ClassroomScreen ClassroomScreen.com Hi there! I'm a teacher in the Netherlands and I wanted to use a simple tool with all my favorite digiboard widgets to help my students focus more on their work. I could not find such a thing, so I decided to make it myself. Crafting a successful BYOD policy By Michael Shoaf and Dianna R. Foley Read more by Contributor October 15th, 2013 The school district purchased technology equipment that can be used daily and/or checked out for extended periods of time by students. District leadership also knows and appreciates that students own, and often prefer to use, personal computers and devices for their educational experience. The Rocky River Schools embraced this notion and developed a plan, including a policy, to welcome student technology into the schools as a complement to existing district resources. Thus the BYOD initiative commenced.
Journomarketing of Neurobollocks Are you one of the few Anglophones who haven't yet heard about the frightening new fields of neuromarketing and neuroeconomics? Or that pop neuroscience is popular? Well thank god we have Steven Poole to set us straight! Your brain on pseudoscience: the rise of popular neurobollocksThe “neuroscience” shelves in bookshops are groaning. But are the works of authors such as Malcolm Gladwell and Jonah Lehrer just self-help books dressed up in a lab coat? Top 10 Best Flash Websites of 2014 Here are our editor's picks for the Top 10 Best Flash Websites of 2017 based on visual artistry, integrated sound, ease of use, and uniqueness. 1 | Pharrell Williams - Happy Pharrell Williams has employed Flash and his creative style to create the world's first 24 hour music video. More importantly he uses the full complement of Flash media integration to create a web experience that fully conveys the song's theme in a way that a traditional video could not.
Blog How to Use Technology in the Classroom - MentorMob Blog Everyone seems to think that technology can help students, parents, and teachers solve the host of challenges facing education today. But how exactly tech should be integrated into existing lesson plans, what kind of web access kids should have in school, and how new hardware gets paid for are just a few of the barriers to change. But there are two particular models for tech integration that seem promising: Flipped Classroom and Project Based Learning. Historical Movies in Chronological Order (UNDER CONSTRUCTION -- I'm watching and writing about these movies as fast as I can, but it is going to take awhile.) Used a lot of Wikipedia, IMDb and amazon.com email: email@example.com
Why Technology Has Failed To Revolutionise Education - Total Education This Will Revolutionize Education is a video by Veritasium that has recently gone viral. Veritasium – a science video blog – produces ‘experiments, expert videos, cool demos, and discussions with the public about everything science.’ This particular video (which is below) features Derek Muller who explains that, despite constant claims that disruptive technologies are set to revolutionise education, we haven’t actually seen any digital education revolution since before the times of Thomas Edison. Rather, what we have seen is a gradual evolution.
ld fusion: smoke and mirrors, or raising a head of steam? A lot has been happening in the world of cold fusion, or Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR) since our last update. Andrea Rossi, who claims to have a working commercial cold fusion reactor, finally released a report with seemingly independent scientific confirmation of the reaction in his device. This was quickly followed by news of a major investor dropping out because of a failed test. Meanwhile, more conventional scientists are pressing forward with LENR development, and some big-name companies are taking an interest. The weekend of 7 and 8 September saw a conference in Zurich on Rossi's reactor, known as the E-Cat. The conference mainly preached to the converted, attended by licensees who market E-Cat technology in different regions, like E-Cat Australia and Hydrofusion in the UK.
Top 10 Best HTML5 Websites of 2014 Here are our editor's picks for the Top 10 Best HTML5 Websites of 2016 based on visual artistry, integrated sound, ease of use, and uniqueness. 1 | The Wilderness Downtown The Wilderness Downtown is an interactive music video for Arcade Fire's song ''We Used to Wait''. Visitors are asked to input the address of the home they grew up in and then the site uses Google Earth and HTML5 to create a personalized music video that takes the user on a journey back home.