The Imagination of the Child – The Acorn School

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I want children to read literature that is conducive to their age and leave those mystical and frightening texts for when they can discern reality, and when they have first learned to love beauty. Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games, and Terry Pratchett, to mention only a few of […]

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Company provides a Windows desktop on Chromebooks | eSchool News

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NComputing has launched the Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app, giving U.S. schools the ability to easily run Windows applications on their Chromebooks.More than half of all computers used in U.S. K-12 schools are Chromebooks, and now NComputing Chromebooks – with the vSpace client – provides easy, multi-user access to the Windows, Java or Silverlight applications […]

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Kids as Little People | Learning and Leading

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Small children are simply AMAZING. They have talents, ideas, worries, humor, and are full of questions. They are busy little people with their own hopes and dreams that are untainted by the demands and reality of our world. They don’t know about the pressures to “fit in”, or to not be as intelligent as the […]

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Create a slideshow of your Google Photos with Youtube

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Google Photos is a great place to store your school photos, especially if you are a Google Apps for Education school since you will have unlimited space for those photos. Your photos can be used in Google Drive documents, but a lot of teachers like to create slideshows of their photos. Google doesn’t offer a […]

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7 ways to assess without testing | Learning with ‘e’s

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There has been much consternation in recent weeks about the amount of standardised testing the British government is determined to impose upon English school children. Children don’t learn any more or any better because of standardised testing, unless there is feedback on how they can improve. But SATs seem to be the weapon of choice […]

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Using your photos from Google Photos in Google Drive

It looks like Google is rolling out the ability to access your photos stored in Google Photos in Google Drive. This allows you to directly insert those photos into Google Docs, Slides, or Sheets. With Google Drive integration it’s even easier to use those photos you’ve uploaded to Google Photos. Setting up Google Photos in […]

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