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New Google Sites

Google Sites is one of the more underused apps in G Suite (the new name for Google Apps for Education). I’ve been using it for a number of years in school for newsletters and internal staff memos. Unfortunately, while functional, Google Sites was not particularly attractive. However, its great strength, for me, was how one […]

7 Kids Teepee Choices for Imaginative Play

A kids teepee is the perfect place for your child to engage in imaginative play. Kids love turning a teepee into their own private imaginary world. A kid’s teepee is also a great place to curl up and read, or nap when your child needs a quiet place to rest. My four-year-old daughter is always […]

In the News: Education Secretary: Trump’s Search For Education Secretary Narrows To Two Candidates – by Education Next

Who will Donald Trump choose as his Education Secretary? BuzzFeed reported Monday night that the two finalists for the position are Betsy DeVos and Michelle Rhee. Both candidates met with Donald Trump over the weekend. Molly Hensley-Clancy writes DeVos is in most ways a conventional choice for the position: a longtime advocate of alternatives to […]

Tiny Food-Based Works of Art to Drool Over

I don't know about you, but visions of pumpkin pie and cornbread stuffing and big, juicy turkeys are constantly dancing through my head right now. I'm sorry, healthy eating habits, but it's Thanksgiving week, and all I can do is think about food. Although I can't wait to fill up my plate with the classic […]

How to Gain Control of WordPress by Exploiting XML-RPC

WordPress did not become what is arguably the most popular blogging and CMS platform on the planet because it was difficult to use. Rather, its user-friendly and rich feature set led to it finding a home on somewhere north of 70 million websites—and that's just counting blogs hosted on Today, we're interested in the […]

Microsoft Gives Windows Insiders Peek into New Paint 3D

If you've ever been inspired to try out 3D modeling after enjoying computer-generated imagery in video games and movies, chances are you've checked out an paid applications like 3ds Max (previously called 3D Studio Max), or even free ones like Blender, then just went "No Way! It's way too complicated." Well, Microsoft is addressing this […]

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

The Process Are you thinking about designing an online assessment for a Flipped classroom? This article examines four steps I undertook when teaching a first year undergraduate accounting course. First, consider whether the tool you are thinking about is the right tool for what you want to assess. Second, does this online assessment align with […]

13 Top Toy Trucks for Little Tikes

Toy trucks are a staple for children of all ages and boys and girls love to play with miniature trucks, in the playroom, in the backyard and even in the tub. Toy vehicles are great for imaginative play. Kids can play at being a trucker, a construction worker, firefighter or a farmer. They can use […]

No-Stress Thanksgiving Desserts That Don’t Require an Oven

Oven space is scarce on that fated fourth Thursday of November. Even if you can find a spare space for pumpkin pie on the bottom shelf, you risk turkey drippings overflowing from above and ruining your beautiful dessert—not to mention a burnt crust from different temperature requirements. The bottom line is: oven real estate is […]

3 Weird & Tasty Ways to Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Roasting turkey is a topic that inspires endless debate among cooks. How do you get the perfect mixture of juicy meat, crispy skin, and flavor? Everyone has a favorite technique, whether it's brining the bird or spatchcocking it (removing its backbone so it cooks almost flat). Don't Miss: 5 Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your […]

Graduation Rates: What Does a Diploma Tell Us? – by Andy Smarick

We should be cheered by the recent news about rising high school graduation rates. But some facts beneath the headlines also raise a number of important policy questions and suggest a real opportunity for some social entrepreneurialism. US high school graduation rates hit an all-time high, 83% according to new federal figures. Since getting […]

HoloLens Dev 101: How to Install & Set Up the HoloLens Emulator

Don't let the lack of owning a HoloLens stop you from joining in on the fun of creating software in this exciting new space. The HoloLens Emulator offers a solution for everyone that wants to explore Windows Holographic development. At $3,000, the HoloLens can be cost-prohibitive for many developers, and understanding if your software idea […]

Turkey Day Hacks: 7 Alternatives to Traditional Stuffing

When it comes to Thanksgiving, some people live for stuffing (or dressing, if that's what you call it). Personally, I love all stuffing, even the boxed kind. However, even the classics can start to feel a little staid and dull after a while. Why not try giving your Thanksgiving stuffing a little pizzazz by playing […]

Watch This Automated Lego Factory Fold Paper into a Perfect Cube

Robots are always really cool, if you ask me. Sometimes they're made out of Legos, and that's even cooler. The Papercube, previously called the Legomaschine, is a fully automated Lego "factory" created by students in the Management, Information, and Technology program at Germany's Jade Hochschule (Jade University). This is a scale model of an actual […]