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Free Hour of Code workshops December 5 through 11 at every Apple Store

Free Hour of Code workshops December 5 through 11 at every Apple Store | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Apple today opened registration for Hour of Code workshops at all 487 Apple retail stores worldwide, from December 5 through 11.
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2 easy ways to child-proof your Android or iOS device

2 easy ways to child-proof your Android or iOS device | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Android and iOS devices both have parental controls, but here are ways you can quickly and temporarily lock down your handset, without having to take a deep dive into the Settings menu.
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50 Fab Apps for Teachers | Scholastic.com

50 Fab Apps for Teachers | Scholastic.com | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Must-have apps for your smartphones and tablets.
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abdoss's curator insight, August 8, 9:52 AM

50 Apps for teachers! 

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25 Real Ways Minecraft is Being Used in the Classroom

25 Real Ways Minecraft is Being Used in the Classroom | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
It’s hard to believe that just six years ago Minecraft was virtually unheard of. It was little more than a hobby project for creator and designer Markus Persson. Fast forward to 2016 and Minecraft has completely changed the way we perceive videogames.

Starting as a novelty in a handful of innovative classrooms, Minecraft is now a foundation of curriculums around the world. From math to art to geography and even quantum mechanics, Minecraft and imaginative educators are turning bland subjects into incredible immersive learning experiences.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, June 21, 8:01 PM

Check this out! Thanks to John Evans.

Brisbane Grammar School Library's curator insight, June 23, 6:41 PM

Starting to make a difference! 

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Master the Math on the App Store

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Master the Math. Download Master the Math and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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10 Best iOS Virtual Reality Apps For Google Cardboard

10 Best iOS Virtual Reality Apps For Google Cardboard | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
You don't need to spend a few thousand dollars to experience virtual reality when you can use technology you already own instead.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 13, 6:33 PM

More great 3D stuff! Thanks again to John Evans! 

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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, May 22, 8:11 AM
an interesting list with useful tips for VR...
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Explain Everything™ Interactive Whiteboard | Animate your thinking

Explain Everything™ Interactive Whiteboard | Animate your thinking | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
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Quiver - 3D Coloring App

Quiver - 3D Coloring App | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Print, color and see your drawing in beautifully hand-animated 3D worlds
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Home - Thinkfun

Home - Thinkfun | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
ThinkFun's logic puzzles and fun games help parents make learning fun for their kids and teach 21st century thinking skills.
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21 FREE Android Apps For Teachers

21 FREE Android Apps For Teachers | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
We decided to release an awesome free Android apps for teachers that will take your mobile learning and classroom management to the next level.
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ABCya! | Educational Computer Games and Apps for Kids

ABCya! | Educational Computer Games and Apps for Kids | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Free Educational Games and Apps for Kids.
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How Beeonics Works

How Beeonics Works | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Free Mobile App Creation
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Houston, We Have a Problem Solver - Hidden Figures

Houston, We Have a Problem Solver - Hidden Figures | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
STEM skills are the foundation of many of the world’s most important industries today, and they’re only becoming more important as we soar into the future. These fun, interactive games illustrate basic STEM concepts that are the building blocks of many jobs in the field. Start thinking outside the box, and you may discover hidden …
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WeAreTeachers: 60 Apps to Teach STEAM in the Classroom

WeAreTeachers: 60 Apps to Teach STEAM in the Classroom | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
pairing—as kids drag, draw and create they learn more about technology and the world around them. That's why we've gathered 60 of our favorite apps for teaching STEAM in the classroom, with recommendations for every grade level. Read on to get our list!

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GwynethJones's curator insight, September 3, 8:24 PM

Great list - so, so graphics - too much like Comic Sans!

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The Possibilities for VR to Transport Students Appeal to Teachers -- THE Journal

The Possibilities for VR to Transport Students Appeal to Teachers -- THE Journal | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
In a recent survey more than 9 in 10 teachers (93 percent) said they believe the use of VR would "excite" their students, and 8 in 10 (83 percent) say it might improve learning outcomes.
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Sheppard Software: Fun free online learning games and activities for kids.

Hundreds of fun educational games and activities for kids to play online. Topics include math, geography, animals, and more.
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Pass the Past on the App Store

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Pass the Past. Download Pass the Past and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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Gamification in eLearning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Gamification in eLearning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
The Gamification in eLearning Infographic presents information on new gamification trends, benefits of gamification and how to motivate your learners.
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Snapseed - Android Apps on Google Play

Professional quality photo edits with the new Snapseed.
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Breakout EDU

Breakout EDU | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Classroom escape games | It's time for something different
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Makey Makey | Lesson Plans

Makey Makey | Lesson Plans | Apps in Education and Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it

Includes:

 

     * ELA Candid Camera Lesson Plan

     * Distance Rate and Time for Math/Science/Physics

     * Game Controller Challenge

     * Interactive Room Challenge

     * Interactive Word Problem Posters

     * ELA Logic Puzzles Lesson Plan

     * Musical Water Lesson Plan

     * Simple Circuits Challenge

     * Math/Science Classify and Sort Lesson Plan

     * Spanish (Dual Language) Lesson Plan


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Ciara Teel's curator insight, August 5, 2015 6:09 PM

Love learning how to use my Makey Makey.I already have a plan for our meet n greet. Watch for a video Friday evening. 

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