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The Flipped Classroom Infographic A new method of teaching is turning the traditional classroom on its head. What’s a flipped classroom — and why now? INFOGRAPH
reinforces the fact that our online reputations provide a lot of consideration for potential employers who screen us as potential job candidates. The short but clever video featured in the article also reminds us that the digital footprint is very real and very telling.”
Lesson Title: About Me with Text-to-Speech Subject: Computers & Tech Grade: 9th Grade Author: Katiem2128 Brief Description: Students will utilize available resources and their own opinion to create a Voki that reports personal identification information and favorites. By doing so, students will be able to express themselves in a safe environment to their peers and learn more about their classmates' interests. The exercise will help students become familiar with different online tools.
Where does that leave you if you're a student who dreams of working at game development grandeur, but don't know where to start? You might be able to try Pipeline, an experimental Valve project designed to introduce high school students to the video game industry and impart some of Valve's knowledge.
The Gamification of Education Infographic Gamification [n]: the use of game design elements in non-game contexts. Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? Let us know what you think in the comments. INFOGRAPHIC
PDF - ‘Meeting of Minds: Cross-Generational Dialogues on the Ethics of Digital Life’ Global Kids, CommonSense Media, and the GoodPlay Project. October 2009.
Does America Have the Right Stuff? STEM Education and Finding More Pete Conrads A stronger focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is the key to our country’s future. How can we improve STEM education in America right now? Let us know your ideas in the comments. INFOGRAPHIC
Codeacademy- After-school programming. Start a coding club at your school, even if you're a beginner too.
At this site from the National Security Agency, you can learn all about codes and ciphers and even create your own. Many games and activities are included.