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How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games
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Augmented Reality: Coming Soon to a School Near You? by Sarah Jackson | #apps #edtech | part three of a series exploring mobile learning co-produced by MindShift and Spotlight on Digital Media & Learning.
How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games. Games played on mobile devices allow teachers to leverage all the information on the internet along with the lived experiences of people in real life.
How to Turn Your School Into a Maker Haven
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Turning School into Maker Haven
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How to Turn Your School Into a Maker Haven. Awesome ideas for giving students hands-on learning opportunities - kids learn by tinkering and problem-solving!
Making is a stance about learning,” Martinez said. “It’s the landscape you create in a classroom or any kind of learning space where kids have agency over what they do and a large choice of materials that are rich, deep and complex.” Creating a space where kids identify and solve problems is also one goal of the Common Core standards taking hold in many states.
Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started
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Interesting article on how to start experimenting with games and gamification in the classroom #edchat #edtech #ukedchat #games #gamificatio #edubag
Have you used gaming to facilitate learning in your classes? #teachers #learning #education http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/09/using-games-for-learning-practical-steps-to-get-started/
An interesting article from mindshift with guidelines about how to get started with gaming as a learning tool in the classroom
Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning
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Hone the Top 5 Soft Skills Every College Student Needs
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5 top soft skills for college graduates
Can Students ‘Go Deep’ With Digital Reading?
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10 Secrets To Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad
iPad Rival in Education Isn't a Tablet, Laptop or Desktop: Education has been quick to jump on the tablet bandwagon, but in one surprising twist, the iPad has found itself under threat in the classroom.
For schools implementing iPads, 10 guidelines for successful use of tablets, based on feedback from teachers and students.
Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For
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Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For. Dissatisfied with existing frameworks used to judge the effectiveness of classroom tech a group of instructional coaches are trying to build their own tool with help from other educators.
Games in the Classroom: Overcoming the Obstacles
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Great ideas to innovate the classroom with social media
Social Media & Elementary School
Measuring Students’ Self-Control: A ‘Marshmallow Test’ for the Digital Age
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Measuring Students’ Self-Control: A ‘Marshmallow Test’ for the Digital Age Photo Credit: Dana Nelson
Role-Playing Game Upends College Lecture and Ignites Fire in Students
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Stop Blaming Students for You Listless Classrooms
Making Memorable Player Characters in Minutes - Making a new character that you find fun to roleplay can be a lengthy process for many players. You want to have an interesting personality, a backstory to give a hook for adventuring, and something that helps you stand out from the stereotype of your race/class combo... Image by Carsten Tolkmit
When Students Get Creative With Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills
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“When Students Get Creative With Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills” by Jennifer Carey, KQED: http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/09/when-students-get-creative-with-tech-tools-teachers-focus-on-skills/
Teachers find the most success integrating technology into the classroom when they have clear instructional goals.
Classroom tech works best when teachers stop worrying about devices, and focus on skills
Three Tips to Focus Parent-Teacher Conferences On Creating a Partnership
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What to discuss when meeting children's teachers.
How to Make the Most of 10 Minutes With Your Child's Teacher.
How To Make The Most Of Your 10 Minutes With Teacher by Elissa Nadworny, npr #Education #School #Conferences
How to Make the Most of Your 10 Minutes with Teacher: Parent Teacher Conferences
Time for Parent/Teacher Conferences? Check out this blog post for some useful tips!
How Looking at Student Work Keeps Teachers and Kids on Track
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Making the Case For A Pragmatic Liberal Arts College Education
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What's the value of a liberal arts college degree these days?
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Despite the focus on specialization, there's still an argument to be made for liberal arts education.
With the Right Technology, Can Children Teach Themselves?
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A boy plays with a solar-powered computer tablet on Mount Wenchi, Mirab Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. (Courtesy of Tim Freccia/Xprize)
How Repetition in Music Affects Your Thinking
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How Repetition in Music Affects Your Thinking: Repetition in music is surprisingly seductive.
Why Students Should Take the Lead in Parent-Teacher Conferences
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Why Students Should Run Parent Conferences
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Four Activities to Jump-Start Teamwork Among Teachers and School Leaders
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dance jump silouette.
Steps of Happiness bring joy in your life 1. Smile whatever it takes 2. Dance as if no-one is watching 3. Sing as if no one is hearing. 4. Love as if its never going to hurt. 5. Care as if you never expect anything back. 6. Give and forget. Have I missed any step?
Positive Thought = Happy, Inspired Life
Most children know how to feel joyful and they know it's a choice. Remember running on the beach and wondering HOW your parents could be sitting down eating under umbrellas?
gotta do this at the beach!!
One Teacher Lets Students Prove They’re Trustworthy With Devices
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Meet a teacher who's ready to shift responsibility to her low-income students.
One teacher lets students demonstrate they are trustworthy with their devices @stacyrich28
Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts
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Easter / Resurrection scavenger hunt for kids to teach the true meaning of Easter - Jesus http://www.leeanngtaylor.com/teach-kids-about-easter/
Babies conceived through #IVF grow into healthy adults.
Why It’s Imperative to Teach Empathy to Boys (and not assign genders to toys). As a nanny, I've seen parents worried their boys will be gay cuz they want to play dolls or dress up in girly clothes. If ur child is straight or gay, they're born that way, and no amt of encourage/discourage of toys is going to change it, tho I do think they can discourage children's potential & spirit when they discourage certain toys or even when their attitude is "I hope he doesn't play w/ that doll."
¿Qué hace feliz a mamá? | Blog de BabyCenter
How to use a range of apps and websites to help your kids improve their social skills.
How do Unschoolers Turn Out?
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Unschooled kids more likely to go into the arts, tech, science Maria writes, "Could 'unschooling' be the best route to an entrepreneurial STEAM career? Two new studies of grown unschoolers show that a disproportionately high percentage have gone into science, technology and creative arts careers.
Food for Thought - Results of "Unschooling"......
Unschoolers weigh in on how their lives have evolved, including college, career, and overall happiness.
Need Help Picking the Right Learning Game? Some Things to Consider