High-Impact Classroom Discussions with Google

John Hattie’s research identifies classroom discussions as having an effect size on student achievement of 0.82, which means approximately two years’ of growth in one […]

Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake. Regulate Big Tech [Shahani]

Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake. Regulate Big Tech — from npr.org by Aarti Shahani Excerpts: Regulate us. That’s the unexpected message from one of […]

Slide into science: Demonstrating learning with Google Slides

With the introduction of new standards across different content areas, the focus of learning has moved beyond simply mastering content knowledge to applying skills within […]

#536 Can’t take your students on a field trip? Bring the field trip to them

Google VR tours is a really easy and accessible way to bring a VR experience into your classroom. It utilises Google street view to help […]

Timelines Made Easy

As students come back to school, why not show them how to make timelines of their summer adventures? Yes, I just suggested making a timeline […]

Reflections on “Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system” [Elgan]

Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system — from fastcompany.com by Mike Elgan In China, scoring citizens’ behavior is official government policy. […]

Google brings AI to studying with Socratic [Condon]

Google brings AI to studying with Socratic — from zdnet.com by Stephanie Condon Ahead of the new school year, Google is re-launching a mobile learning […]

Digital Literacy: The Benefits of a Being Bilingual

Recently a faculty member at my institution who is traveling to a country where folks simply can't afford Microsoft products, asked me to find out:  […]

High Impact Strategy: Using Google and Self-Reported Grades

Are you getting the most bang for your buck by utilizing the high impact instructional strategies made famous by John Hattie combined with the wonderful […]

Reflections on “AI is in danger of becoming too male — new research” [Mateos-Garcia & John]

AI is in danger of becoming too male — new research — from singularityhub.com by Juan Mateos-Garcia and Joysy John Excerpts (emphasis DSC): But current […]

6 basic Youtube tips everyone should know [Yeezy] (DC: 1 is esp. helpful to teachers/trainers/profs)

6 basic Youtube tips everyone should know — from hongkiat.com by Kelvon Yeezy Example tips: 1. Share video starting at a specific point . <– […]

Take a tour of Google Earth with speakers of 50 different indigenous languages [Locker]

Take a tour of Google Earth with speakers of 50 different indigenous languages — from fastcompany.com by Melissa Locker Excerpt: After the United Nations declared […]

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