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Kindle vs. iPad(mini)

In a Gizmodo article last week, Amazon was declared the winner against Apple. That is to say, Amazon has so far done a better job of making its Kindle accessible for classrooms than Apple has done...

October 22, 2012

CEISMC K.I.D.S. Club at Georgia Tech

Last week, we interviewed the folks at CEISMC K.I.D.S. (Kids Interested in Discovering Science) Club at Georgia Tech, a program operating for over 10 years, to learn more about the program, how it’s...

October 22, 2012

Arts Content for Integrated Learning

In today’s educational climate, it seems that all things must be tied directly to STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Strictly speaking, that neglects an array of other topics like...

October 12, 2012

Nobel Winners 2012

In 1895 a very wealthy man, Alfred Nobel, died and established the prizes in his will. He is described as a scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, author and pacifist. His generous gift has provided...

October 11, 2012

World's Newest Dinosaur Is... Small but Creepy

What is the world’s newest discovered dinosaur? Pegomastax africanus One news outlet has described the new creature as a “two-foot long dinosaur with the beak of a parrot, teeth of a vampire and...

October 4, 2012

Web-based Programs for Physical Education

Concentrating again on resources for bringing technology into school Physical Education programs, we want to share three online programs to support and track student (and anyone, really) progress....

September 20, 2012

Steps to Prevent West Nile Virus

Ticks aren’t the only parasite to benefit from an unusually mild winter. Mosquitos are abundant this year and so is one disease in particular that they carry,

September 7, 2012

Tech Tools for Physical Education

America is facing a crisis of childhood obesity. This generation of children is not expected to live as long as their parents and will face even higher costs for healthcare if we can’t help them...

September 5, 2012

Apps for Physical Education

We received an email last week asking for ways to use technology in the Physical Education classroom. We’re answering it this week with a list of apps to use in PE. If you know of others to...

September 5, 2012

Paralympics 2012

The Paralympics launched last week and continues through September 9. You can watch and share the events with your students on YouTube online and follow WGBH’s programming Medal Quest. The...

September 4, 2012

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