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Linda Liukas

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Linda Liukas (born 1986) is a Finnish computer programmer, children’s writer and programming instructor. In 2014, her Hello Ruby coding book for children raised $380,000 on Kickstarter becoming the platform’s most highly funded children’s book. 127 more words

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Let’s Ban The Classroom Technology Ban.

THIS JUST IN: Distracted students are distracted! Also: sometimes there are things that distract students! And we all know what to do with things that might potentially distract students: BAN THEM! 1,576 more words

Teaching While Learning: What I Learned When I Asked My Students to Make Video Essays

[This is a guest post by Janine Utell, who is a Professor of English at Widener University in Pennsylvania. She teaches composition and 19th and 20th century British literature; she has also facilitated a number of on- and off-campus workshops on writing, critical thinking, and general education. 1,261 more words

Teach Students How to Create Calendar Meetings

Google Calendar is a tool both students and teachers can use for communication and collaboration. It allows the user to share attachments, web-links and images along with a brief summary. 106 more words

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How do I ... flip my classroom? (Part 1)

This is the first in a series that explains the why, what, and how of creating a flipped classroom.

The winds of education reform are shifting toward the use of educational technology in the classroom and the teacher as a facilitator, moving away from the traditional lecturer role. 343 more words

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