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Learning Creative Learning

The MIT Media Lab & P2PU Present… A course for designers, technologists, and educators interested in creative learning: Learning Creative Learning. Learning Creative Learning is offered by Mitch Resnick, who is the director of Lifelong Kindergarten and the LEGO Papert Professor at the MIT Media Lab. He has been a pioneer in technology & learning for… Read More ›

50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out

Maybe you don’t have time to sit down and sift through the latest education blogs for ideas and inspiration. If the thought of trying to carve out more hours in your day leaves you feeling overwhelmed, this list is for you. Podcasts are a great way to get information when you’re driving in your car,… Read More ›

Teaching With the Library of Congress

Did you know that the Library of Congress has a huge selection of materials designed to be used in the classroom? Muhammad Saleem shared with us an infographic on the classroom materials and professional development resources available at the Library of Congress, first appeared on Please include attribution to with this graphic. Related article : The Teacher’s… Read More ›

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20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network

Networking is a prime form of 21st century learning.  The world is much smaller thanks to technology.  Learning is transforming into a globally collaborative enterprise.  Take for example scientists; professional networks allow the scientific community to share discoveries much faster. Just this month, a tech news article showcased how Harvard scientists are considering that “sharing discoveries is more… Read More ›

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Free Resources for Learning to Use Google Apps in Digital Classrooms

No longer just a search engine, today’s Google offers a variety of apps and services, from Gmail to Google Earth, YouTube and Google Plus (Google+). Google  offer several tools that enhance collaboration by making it easier to communicate with your co-editors and to see which changes have been made and by whom. These are excellent free resources for helping… Read More ›

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).