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5 Apps to Boost Collaborative Learning

5 Apps to Boost Collaborative Learning | Education | Scoop.it
Why do our students come to school? Yes, yes, of course because they have to, but why else? Is it because of you? Is it because of the mind-bending textbooks?

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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This is great for media advocates because it directs them to types of media and technology that supplement successful education. It allows advocates to work with media, not against it. 

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5 Apps to Boost Collaborative Learning

5 Apps to Boost Collaborative Learning | Education | Scoop.it
Why do our students come to school? Yes, yes, of course because they have to, but why else? Is it because of you? Is it because of the mind-bending textbooks?

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
Niki Petroff's insight:

This is great for media advocates because it directs them to types of media and technology that supplement successful education. It allows advocates to work with media, not against it. 

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Muppets mini-makeover aims to boost kids' health

Muppets mini-makeover aims to boost kids' health | Education | Scoop.it
After success in South America, Sesame Street project is incorporating healthy messages into the TV show in U.S.
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This page is extremely useful for media advocates because it targets children at one of the most crucial parts of their lives in regard to how they learn and take in information. It is using media to create a healthy culture for children. 

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Education

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Save the Chidren's education programs help kids reach their potential. Learn more and find out how you can help girls and boys in the USA and around the world.
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Save the Children is a media advocates dream. It has a clear mission, as stated in its name, and uses videos and images of children within the US as well as abroad accompanied by text outlining the ways in which education enriches and shapes lives. 

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Education is the process of recieving or giving instruction especially at a school or university. | Values.com

Education is the process of recieving or giving instruction especially at a school or university. | Values.com | Education | Scoop.it
Education is the process of recieving or giving instruction especially at a school or university.
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This is a useful site because it has a section titled "Real Stories About Education" that demonstrates why education is so important and what it does for children everywhere.

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Children's Learning Institute - Overview

Children's Learning Institute - Overview | Education | Scoop.it
The Children's Learning Institute is the pre-eminent source for proven clinical and educational programs covering early childhood through late teens. Our learning solutions are derived from and supported by documented research started in 1990.
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The Children's Learning Institute is a resource for media advocates with it's clinically proven programs and educational tactics, making it an excellent forum for media advocates. 

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Technology and Young Children | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

Technology and Young Children | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC | Education | Scoop.it
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National Association for the Education of Young Children is a great place for media advocates because it supports the use of technology and media in education when done properly, and it outlines just how to do that. 

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Elementary & Secondary Education

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Elementary & Secondary Education
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Children's Defense Fund is useful to media advocates because it offers a variety of data on K-12 Education as well as programs in place currently. It also has information about pending programs and authorizations. 

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Children Now—Education

ChildrenNow is a national organization for people who care about children and want to ensure that they are the top public priority.
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This site is useful for media advocates because it breaks down the levels of education and provides a number of resources and reports relevant to them. It's central message is that children's well-being depends on every child having access to high quality education. 

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