Clark Barnett's blog on the 3D printing he's doing with his kids in the elementary classroom.
Noteworthy TED Talks inspire out-of-the-box thinking. Check out the 20 most-watched TED Talks, like Daniel Pink speaking about the surprising science of motivation. It'll have you rethinking those reward systems (whether in business or schools).
#HAAwards - Best in Show: Video - Gary James is a dad of a special needs child. After seeing his son use an iPad he realized what a difference this technology can make. Gary started A4cwsn a year & a half ago. By the end of 2012 he will give away 200 iPads to parents, teachers & therapists. Gary makes thorough video reviews of iPad apps. People search for apps by name/category & watch a detailed video review of the app to make sure it is the best fit for their child & situation before…
What is Genetically Modified Food? VERY well done video, even if you already know what they are.
Arthur Benjamin does "Mathemagic" In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. How does he do it? He’ll tell you. About Arthur Benjamin
TED Talks for ED...an absolutely fantastic site every teach should have handy! Watch the 2 minute video to learn how you can use the site to turn You Tube videos into lessons kids will love. If you have ever heard a "Ted Talk" you know how amazing they are, this is part of the program!! Enjoy!
The idea that really makes sense. Have homework be gaining content -- watching videos, reading, searching. Then, utilize class time to do problems (previously assigned as homework) so that the teacher is present to help.