A collection of articles from Hacker News for June 19, 2013.
To paraphrase Vince from SlapChop - "Stop having a boring summer; stop having a boring life". I am scouring the internet for online courses (probably free) that make it seem bring some spark to the summer daze. Contributions welcomed.
This board aggregates the best modern learning resources for mathematics.
In response to frequent inquiries, I decided to compile and share this list of my favorite places to learn on the web.
The internet isn't all whimsy and irrelevance. Sometimes there are topics worthy of study, collaborative relationships, and incredible creativity and innovation.
Share and tell was always fun when I was younger because I got to tell my friends about my favorite things. Students should own their own learning with educators facilitating this process.
Teachers everywhere are expected to raise test scores to prove students are learning. How do we improve student learning so test scores indicate learning growth, but more importantly student passion to learn.
We engage learners and educators in experiences and environments that are empowering, challenging, and life-changing. They collaborate with us to design better tools and experiences to meet their unique needs.
This is our 2013 online camps & events calendar. At the beginning of each month, we start a new series of online teacher camps in 3D GameLab. Please see http://3dgamelab.com/calendar-2/ for more information.
We aim to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children and inform policy-makers on best practices to identify, remediate and support students with dyslexia in PA public schools.
The Best Education Infographics to help educators, students and parents visualize knowledge through the use of cleverly composes imagery.
There is no disputing that the education system in most Westen countries is failing. It is failing the teachers and students alike. The system of education used today originates in the Renaissance, is it any wonder it is not working today.
What place does emotion play in education, an industry dominated by script, process, and compliance?
Blended learning is the mixing--or "blending"--of face-to-face and eLearning instruction. What else is there to understand?
Should there be homework? What is the purpose of that particular assignment? How relevant is it to the daily learning that is ongoing? These are the questions this board seeks to answer.
So many kids, several of whom are in my classroom, know they want to become teachers. This was not my experience. I always loved school, but wasn't sure where that would lead me. Turns out, if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck...
TEN of the latest software/applications available to primary students on the topic of HEALTHY EATING.
A collection of drugs you can take to boosted learning speed, attention duration, problem solving, memory recall, and counteract neurodegeneration. Nootropics are a subclass of these drugs without adverse side effects.
Resources for becoming a better classroom instructor.
Examples of deep learning done in schools that go beyond what is measured on multiple choice or standardized tests.
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