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Mr P's ICT blog - iPads in the Classroom: Inspiring locational writing using Google Street View

Mr P's ICT blog - iPads in the Classroom: Inspiring locational writing using Google Street View | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it

"Google maps allows you to drop the street view icon on to nearly street in the world and allows to see a panorama street level image. Alongside streets you can explore famous landmarks, natural wonders and even explore the inside of certain buildings. This can open a whole world of possibilities to where a story can be set and provides the children a visual image to base their writing. For some inspiration of where to visit click here and click here.

 

From an iPad children can investigate Google street view within the Google Earth app however this is limited compared to the version through a desktop PC. An example of one of the Google Street images can be seen here:"


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While I certainly prefer real field trips, no one studying the world should be restricted from sights like the Grand Canyon any longer.

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John Purificati's curator insight, October 7, 2013 6:45 AM

That's a neat idea.

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, October 11, 2013 3:33 AM

Great tips how to use google earth or street view on iPads.

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Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it
Educators and students are quickly becoming more comfortable with classroom technology, allowing them to shift from thinking about the technical side of integrating a new tool to focusing on how it improves learning.
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Learning To Become a GOOD Digital Citizen | Digital CitizenShip

Learning To Become a GOOD Digital Citizen | Digital CitizenShip | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it
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« Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. » Aristotle
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WE are participating ALSO on “Safer Internet Day 2015“, called #SID2015.
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Exactly How A Learning Management System Can Improve Your Teaching

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Exactly How A Learning Management System Can Improve Your Teaching
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Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup

Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it
This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.
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Growth Hacking for Startups - What is paid advertising?

Growth Hacking for Startups - What is paid advertising? | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it

Growth hacking was introduced by startup marketer Sean Ellis in order to redefine the marketing role for startups and online trandmarks. He thought how the more traditional “Vice Web design manager of Marketing” title had lost its luster for startups and that it no longer described the job accurately.
Now, startup marketing must think beyond conventional advertising methods and really should include engineering, resourceful thinking, and MacGyver-like ingenuity.

The growth hacker’s job is by using human psychology and engineering they are driving measurable results. For that content hacker, lifestyle isn’t much various. Content marketing performs, but as the item grows in reputation, we need for you to rethink our approach. We need to get ways to use our content pertaining to explosive growth.

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3D printing company brings 3D printed robots to schools | Inside3DP.com

3D printing company brings 3D printed robots to schools | Inside3DP.com | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it

3D printed robots became the talk of the industry back in June when Intel announced it had developed a functional ‘high-end’ 3D printed robot named Jimmy. Since then, no other company has made any big announcements about a possible competitor the the $1,500 Jimmy, but leading printer manufacturer HP (which announced in March it would be entering the 3D printing market) sent the rumor mill going again when it posted a job opening in September calling for a “Robotics Scientist in 3D Printing.” The company hasn’t revealed any further details yet, but we may be seeing something innovative from them in the near future.

 

Meanwhile, companies in the UK are actively dabbling with 3D printed robots. PrintME 3D, a London-based 3D printing solutions company which recently attracted top firms to an event on 3D printing for architecture, is working to integrate 3D printing robots with education. In a partnership with two robotics companies, PrintME 3D have launched a new campaign that aims to introduce 3D printable robots into schools.

 

PrintME 3D teamed up with BQ and EZ-Robots in the new campaign. Spain-based company BQ is known for its Witbox desktop 3D printer, but the company also recently developed a line of 3D printable robot kits called PrintBots. EZ-Robot, a Canadian company that specializes in robot kits and adaptable robotics, also recently released a line of 3D printed robots called the Revolution Robots series.

 

BQ’s products cater to all ages whereas EZ-Robot’s kits are designed for more advanced users, so PrintME 3D say they are confident that they can cater to any classroom environment. Each robotics kit comes with basic instructions to get students started:

 

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EDUCAUSE 2014: Online Learning Could Fundamentally Change Role of Universities

EDUCAUSE 2014: Online Learning Could Fundamentally Change Role of Universities | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it

"Higher education institutions are poised for a massive shake-up, not unlike what tech companies experienced in the 1980s during the rise of the PC, said EDUCAUSE's first general session speaker."


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K-12's too! 

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Microsoft: Minecraft Will Be Used To Teach Kids About Science And Technology

Microsoft: Minecraft Will Be Used To Teach Kids About Science And Technology | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it
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Microsoft is certainly saying the right things.

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Microsoft Buys 'Minecraft' for $2.5 Billion but Founders Will Leave

Microsoft Buys 'Minecraft' for $2.5 Billion but Founders Will Leave | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it
Microsoft is buying the maker of the hit videogame "Minecraft" for $2.5 billion, but the startup's founders and top executives won't be joining the software giant.
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Hoping that this doesn't impact MicrosoftEDU negatively, Microsoft would probably be wise to support the project but it's difficult to predict things like this.

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Reinventing the Science Fair With Portal 2 Puzzle Maker

Reinventing the Science Fair With Portal 2 Puzzle Maker | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it
STEM teacher Don LaBonte uses the Portal 2 Puzzle Editor to engage his students in designing and demonstrating math and science problems through game design.
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EdX to offer MOOCs for high school students

EdX to offer MOOCs for high school students | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it
The non-profit MOOC provider will be the first to offer an organized high school curriculum.

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Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it
Check your hardware, find suitable games, play and learn from colleagues - tips for getting started with game-based learning.

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LitCharts.com

Free downloadable literature summaries. http://www.litcharts.com/

 


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How To Teach Kids Up From The Early Age About Cyber Security And Digital CitizenShip

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WHY CyberSecurity STARTS At Home AND Is Concerning ALL Of Us

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Valuable Tools For The Learners (Students) AND Teachers (Educators, Instructors) For Preparation

Valuable Tools For The Learners (Students) AND Teachers (Educators, Instructors) For Preparation | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it
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Introduction For Courses-Different Tools Applied-Preparation
Before starting a course it is very important to make a GOOD preparation.
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Fear of learning, or 5 reasons why you should constantly learn

Fear of learning, or 5 reasons why you should constantly learn | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it

Fear of something unknown is one of the biggest and strongest fears for all humans. What can be more "unknown" than something you're learning? :) We learn things we don't know - and here unites two different emotions. First one is the passion to explore new things, the second one

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Four Good Resources for Science Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Blast Off! NASA App Teaches Kids About Rocket Launches | Kelly Dickerson | Space.com

Blast Off! NASA App Teaches Kids About Rocket Launches | Kelly Dickerson | Space.com | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it

NASA has developed apps to track shooting stars and iPhone games to hunt comets, but its latest app is an educational project aimed at teaching kids all about rocket launches.

The agency's Launch Services Program (LSP) released the new free app called "LSP Activity Book" available for iPad and Android users. Kids can learn about the mission planning process and the precise measurements behind creating the right kind of launch vehicle.

LSP prepares NASA's unmanned spacecraft for launch. The organization engineers and purchases the launch vehicles for spacecraft. LSP matches rockets to spacecraft based on payload. The payload of a given spacecraft can include instruments like satellites, cameras and landers.

 

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Student Information System Software - Try Workday Today!

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Workday's Student is the first true cloud application for higher-education schools. Get insight into student finances, enrollment/recruitment, and more.
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Nurturing the Innovator's Mindset in Your Classroom

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Teach the mindset of innovation through example, iteration, failure, and reflection, and cultivate your students' curiosity and determination to try something different.
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STEM

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From Toy to Tool: How to Develop Smart Tablet Habits in Class

From Toy to Tool: How to Develop Smart Tablet Habits in Class | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it

Managing tablets as learning tools in the classroom is not easy, especially when many kids use them largely as toys outside of school, if they have access to a tablet in their home environment. Here are some ideas on how to develop smart habits for class.

 

 


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Useful tips all tablet-friendly teachers must have in mind....

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Useful tips for teachers introducing iPads into their classrooms.

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MinecraftEdu

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Bring Minecraft to the Classroom! MinecraftEdu is a school-ready remix of the original smash hit sandbox game, used by teachers in over 40 countries worldwide.
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The best educational apps of August - iPhone app article - Monica Burns | Appolicious ™

The best educational apps of August - iPhone app article - Monica Burns | Appolicious ™ | Computer Enhanced Teaching | Scoop.it

"With back-to-school in full swing you may have noticed all of the new apps and updates flooding the Apple App Store for iOS devices. There are iPad apps designed to help students prepare for the new school year whether they are entering preschool or starting their first year of high school. These five apps are all brand new or have been updated this month. Each one shows the power of the iPad as an educational tool when used at home or in the classroom. This list includes selections that push children to think deeply about simple tasks and interact with complex information. These iPhone and iPad apps use high quality graphics and interactive content to help students explore and learn about new concepts."


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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, September 3, 2014 12:44 PM

Get those iPads out and start learning using a digital device in the early years!