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Colaborando para una mejor educación en línea para adelantar la evolución de la enseñanza y aprendizaje usando la tecnología y pedagogía como estrategias.
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Quizizz: Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes

Quizizz: Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

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Teacher Gaming Network - teachers can build classroom games (for learning) in minutes

Teacher Gaming Network - teachers can build classroom games (for learning) in minutes | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

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Crowdsourcing science: how gamers are changing scientific discovery

Crowdsourcing science: how gamers are changing scientific discovery | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Computer gamers who cracked a decades-long AIDS mystery in three weeks embody a rising trend among researchers: enlisting the skills of everyday people to help with scientific discovery.

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Stylianos Mystakidis's curator insight, April 26, 2013 6:42 AM

Scientific crowdsourcing

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Nobel Prizes and laureates - Educational Games

Nobel Prizes and laureates - Educational Games | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Nobelprize.org, The Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 15, 2013 1:09 PM

This is one way to learn from the best in their fields.

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Can Playing Video Games Give Girls an Edge In Math?

Can Playing Video Games Give Girls an Edge In Math? | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Playing an action video game “can virtually eliminate” the gender difference in a basic capacity researchers call spatial attention, while at the same time reducing the gender difference in the ability to mentally rotate objects, a higher-level...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 27, 2013 9:09 PM

If you have wondered why spatial skills matter this post states "The ability to mentally manipulate shapes and otherwise understand how the three-dimensional world works turns out to be an important predictor of creative and scholarly achievements, according to research published this month in the journal Psychological Science."

Why is this important? It turns out that spatial skills at the age of 13 turn out to predict "the likelihood that the individual would develop new knowledge and produce innovation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the domains collectively known as STEM."

For more information on this as well as links to additional resources check out this post.

mtmeme's curator insight, July 28, 2013 11:17 AM

Spatial skill practice in a game environment - wonder if it would also be beneficial in rehab for stroke or neurological disorders.