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Bringing Together Learning Science and Technology to Envision “Education 3.0”

Bringing Together Learning Science and Technology to Envision “Education 3.0” | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Sharing Reflections and Fun Takeaways from Dr. Jeff Borden's Inspiring Keynote Presentation at NERCOMP 2014. Have you ever stumbled across an insight into how

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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Education and cognitive science are largely separate worlds that have begun communicating only in the last decade, partly because “teachers see all sorts of reforms come and go, and they’re skeptical — and rightly so — of anyone who comes in and says, “Well, I’m going to tell you how to make the kids learn better,” he said.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 22, 5:51 AM

Some useful tips to share with students.

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Why Pedagogy First, Tech Second Stance is Key to the Future

Why Pedagogy First, Tech Second Stance is Key to the Future | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
When implementing and successfully sustaining a mobile learning initiative, it is imperative not to allow the device to drive instruction. Lessons, curriculum, schools and districts should never be built around technology. Everything we do in education should be built around learning. Thus, if the ultimate goal is to improve student outcomes then the role of any mobile device initiative should be to support or enhance learning.

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Christine K's curator insight, September 23, 4:29 AM
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Gaby K. Slezák's curator insight, September 23, 7:32 AM
Tech follows learning - not the other way around.
Zarah Gagatiga's curator insight, September 27, 11:15 PM
Pedagogy. Pedagogy. Pedagogy. Then, Technology.
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Will online learning lead education by 2025?

Will online learning lead education by 2025? | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
The respondents predict that the future learning environment will break free from the classroom: 64% of respondents believe students in 2015 primarily engage with content in the classroom, but only 25% predict it will still be the leading way for learning in 2025. Alongside this, the use of remote learning technologies in teaching is expected to rise significantly: 53% of education professionals believe real-time video collaboration and mobile devices will be the primary way students engage with content by 2025.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 25, 5:56 AM

Interesting survey, but I can't find a link to the full report.

Carol Hancox's curator insight, September 28, 6:56 PM
Useful overview of predicted trends in technology being used in education
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Generational Differences Affect Tech Initiatives in Higher Education

Generational Differences Affect Tech Initiatives in Higher Education | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
From millennials to boomers, from Gen X to Gen Z, higher education sees unprecedented diversity in students and staff.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 28, 5:51 AM

Just in the process of writing something about this myself.

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Is Your School’s Network Ready for the Future of Education?

Is Your School’s Network Ready for the Future of Education? | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
State IT leaders outline recommendations for school infrastructures over the next 10 years.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 5, 5:57 AM

This is really useful information about recommended bandwidth targets to enable schools to function effectively.

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Disciplining Education Technology

Disciplining Education Technology | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
I confess. I’m a little perplexed by the recent call to create a new discipline for education technology. There are already hundreds of academic conferences and academic publications and professional organizations and published studies devoted to education technology; hundreds of schools offer degrees – primarily graduate degrees – in education technology. Depending on what you count as ed-tech, the field has been around for at least a century.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 6, 12:59 AM

Yes. Absolutely.

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Technology, Autonomous Learning & a Decline in Critical Thinking

Technology, Autonomous Learning & a Decline in Critical Thinking | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Within the world we inhabit there is a vast diversity of opinion and interpretation of knowledge. What we need to do is help students to understand that and rather than teaching them to look online for what has genuine authority and then dismiss all other sources, we need to help them to question the validity of authority and understand why different perspectives may have emerged. We need to help them to look at different opinions, evaluate their credibility, not based on the authority of the source but the rationality and sincerity of the logic of their ideas. If we can do this we may be able raise a generation of students who are much more intelligent open minded, independent and tolerant in their thoughts.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 7, 1:25 AM

This article is republished with permission from the original interview I did with Dr. Albert P’Rayan - Professor of English & Head, Higher Education, KCG College of Technology, Chennai for the English Language Teachers' Association of India - Journal of English Language Teaching

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Rubric for Deeper Thinking About Learning

Rubric for Deeper Thinking About Learning | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
We were exploring how to make metacognitive thinking more visible for our students, keeping it aligned with our mandate to keep thinking and learning visible, transparent, tangible, critiqueable and accountable within learning spaces.

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Robyn Lockwood's curator insight, October 11, 2:42 PM
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Helen Teague's curator insight, October 11, 2:49 PM
Don't often see a rubric specifically for metacognition: Rubric for Deeper Thinking About Learning
Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, October 12, 10:44 AM
Interesting rubric for self assessment to make metacognition more accessible for our students. Check it out!

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Building an effective learning environment - by Tony Bates

Building an effective learning environment - by Tony Bates | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it

I was asked by the Chang School of Continuing Studies at Ryerson University to do a master class on this topic at their ChangSchoolTalks on February 17, based on Appendix 1 in my open, online textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age.


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Your Digital Footprint Matters

Your Digital Footprint Matters | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it

Share this Tutorial To embed this tutorial on your own site, please use this code:


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Ten Teaching Trends from the Innovating Pedagogy Report (Infographic)

Ten Teaching Trends from the Innovating Pedagogy Report (Infographic) | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
How are today's most innovative educators engaging with their students? The 2015 Innovating Pedagogy report proposes ten innovations to engage students.

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Josi Sierra's curator insight, March 1, 1:57 AM
¿Como implican al alumnado los profes innovadores? Con 10 estrategias pedagogicas innovadoras ;-)
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How are today's most innovative educators engaging with their students? The 2015 Innovating Pedagogy report proposes ten innovations to engage students.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/the-new-possibilities-to-learn-and-teach-with-ict/


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How are today's most innovative educators engaging with their students? The 2015 Innovating Pedagogy report proposes ten innovations to engage students.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/the-new-possibilities-to-learn-and-teach-with-ict/


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A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy

A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy by TeachThought Staff The modern learner has to sift through a lot of information. That means higher level thinking skills like analysis and evaluation...

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Joe McDonough's curator insight, February 5, 5:11 PM

I'd like to see "Ethics" listed... maybe on the "Encouraging reflection" vector.

Susan Wegmann's curator insight, April 22, 12:21 PM
Professional Development ideas
Rebecca Geevarghese's curator insight, May 8, 6:08 AM
Another GREAT visual map of 21st Century Pedagogy....Definitely helps me put things into perspective !! :) 
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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Education and cognitive science are largely separate worlds that have begun communicating only in the last decade, partly because “teachers see all sorts of reforms come and go, and they’re skeptical — and rightly so — of anyone who comes in and says, “Well, I’m going to tell you how to make the kids learn better,” he said.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 22, 5:51 AM

Some useful tips to share with students.

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How to Plan Outstanding Tech Training for Your Teachers

How to Plan Outstanding Tech Training for Your Teachers | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
The other group that can benefit from these tips is those who arrange tech trainings, school leaders who are trying to organize the best experience possible. The advice we offer here may help you get clearer about what you want and need from a tech trainer, or what elements you might want to ask for to ensure your teachers get as much as they can from the session.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 23, 12:51 AM

Some really useful tips.

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Evaluating Websites as Information Sources

Evaluating Websites as Information Sources | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Using a six-point strategy, teachers can help students learn about responsible web research by assessing the validity of most information that they’ll encounter online.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 23, 10:15 AM

I'd like to see a bit more personalisation and critical thinking in here, but it's a start.

Adrian Muñoz's curator insight, September 26, 3:19 PM

Información sobre los webs

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14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify

14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Screencastify makes it easy to record video of your screen or with your webcam. Here are ideas for classroom implementation.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 26, 1:16 AM

Some very useful ways to use screencapture to engage learners.

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Exploiting Infographics for Digital Literacy & Critical Thinking

Exploiting Infographics for Digital Literacy & Critical Thinking | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it

This ebook was designed with English language teachers in mind but should have some value for any teacher who is interested in developing their students’ digital literacy and critical thinking skills.


The book contains a wide range of suggested activities for both the creation and exploitation of infographics in the classroom.
It also helps teachers with tips and advice on how to plan and create infographics and suggestions for which tools to use to produce different types of infographic.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 30, 5:38 AM

My latest ebook in the Digital Classrooms Series.

Ttoo2's curator insight, October 5, 11:39 AM
Infographics are such a great differentiated way for kids to show what they know.  
Susan Kelly's comment, October 14, 8:37 AM
Thanks. I'm eager to read this and wonder if you've included the BIg 6 Information Literacy Skills.
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Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning

Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Blogfolios are a pedagogical tool/platform for the teacher to facilitate learning and at at the same time can become in critical component for a heutagogical (self-directed/ self-motivated) process for the learner. Blogfolios are the glue that can hold all curricular content, goals and objectives as well as support school initiatives, observations, assessment and accountability requirements or personal passions, interest and projects together

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 6, 12:54 AM

Useful article on using blogs as portfolios.

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Digital Education Survey | Deloitte US

Digital Education Survey | Deloitte US | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Students are not the only ones looking for more at-home learning: parents and teachers are also on board. Eighty-eight percent of parents and 84 percent of teachers are interested in having more at-home digital content available to supplement what's being taught in school. The increasingly digital behaviors of students, teachers, and parents are expanding the way learning occurs. Understanding and positioning ahead of that behavioral shift will be critical in helping educational organizations succeed in the digital future.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 6, 7:36 AM

Some interesting research.

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mBot v1.1 - Blue (2.4G Version) | #MakerED #MakerSpace #Coding #Scratch #Creativity #LEARNingByDoing 

What is mBot?

mBot is an all-in-one solution to enjoy the hands-on experience of programming, electronics, and robotics. Working with mBlock inspired by Scratch 2.0, connecting with computers or smart devices via Bluetooth or 2.4G (by different version), this easy-to-assemble mBot provides infinite possibilities for you to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Coding

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 13, 3:34 PM
What is mBot?

mBot is an all-in-one solution to enjoy the hands-on experience of programming, electronics, and robotics. Working with mBlock inspired by Scratch 2.0, connecting with computers or smart devices via Bluetooth or 2.4G (by different version), this easy-to-assemble mBot provides infinite possibilities for you to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Coding

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

 

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When Does Real Learning Happen?

When Does Real Learning Happen? | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Learning, the real learning, happens… When you are intentional about learning When you are driven by an intrinsic need to advance and not only by external triggers and rewards. When you ask more questions to get to the WHY of things (and then to what and how) When you carry an open frame of mind

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/what-are-the-best-ways-of-teaching-and-learning-ideas-and-reflections/

 


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Learning, the real learning, happens… When you are intentional about learning When you are driven by an intrinsic need to advance and not only by external triggers and rewards. When you ask more questions to get to the WHY of things (and then to what and how) When you carry an open frame of mind...

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/what-are-the-best-ways-of-teaching-and-learning-ideas-and-reflections/

 

 

 

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Julie Wedgwood's curator insight, March 22, 11:26 AM

Learning, the real learning, happens… When you are intentional about learning When you are driven by an intrinsic need to advance and not only by external triggers and rewards. When you ask more questions to get to the WHY of things (and then to what and how) When you carry an open frame of mind...

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/what-are-the-best-ways-of-teaching-and-learning-ideas-and-reflections/

 

 

 

Juan Quiñones's curator insight, March 28, 11:43 PM

Learning, the real learning, happens… When you are intentional about learning When you are driven by an intrinsic need to advance and not only by external triggers and rewards. When you ask more questions to get to the WHY of things (and then to what and how) When you carry an open frame of mind...

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/what-are-the-best-ways-of-teaching-and-learning-ideas-and-reflections/

 

 

 

Татьяна Слесаренко's curator insight, March 29, 5:12 PM

Learning, the real learning, happens… When you are intentional about learning When you are driven by an intrinsic need to advance and not only by external triggers and rewards. When you ask more questions to get to the WHY of things (and then to what and how) When you carry an open frame of mind...

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/what-are-the-best-ways-of-teaching-and-learning-ideas-and-reflections/

 

 

 

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What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success

What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.

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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, February 26, 12:34 PM

Or maybe part of it is treating each child as an individual, rather than the mass education model most prevalent? -Lon

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 27, 2:46 AM
Education in Finland
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Building an Educational App? Read This First

Building an Educational App? Read This First | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it
Over the next four years, nearly a billion students will enter middle and high school, and if recent projections are accurate, most of them will have a smartphone in their pocket. These students will decide what apps they use and when they use them, and could potentially take large parts of their

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Computing At School | Computational Thinking - A guide for teachers

Computing At School | Computational Thinking - A guide for teachers | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it

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[Gust MEES]: Please check ALSO my #ICT #PracTICE <===>https://gustmees.wordpress.com/.../design-the-learning.../

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, January 31, 7:49 PM

For those in Australia or places other than the UK who would like to understand more about what occurs in other places, this guide published in the UK aims to help develop a shared understanding of the teaching of computational thinking in schools. It presents a conceptual framework of computational thinking, describes pedagogic approaches for teaching and offers guides for assessment.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, February 4, 8:12 AM

Time has to be given to teachers to learn, be a part of and use this in meaningful ways.

junewall's curator insight, February 10, 6:37 PM

An overview with top level examples of what each aspect of computational thinking is about. I particularly note that while the examples are in respect to programming (mostly) all of the strategies or actions can be used in all subjects not just ICT. 

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Internet of Things (IoT) | Internet Society

Internet of Things (IoT) | Internet Society | Computer Science Education | Scoop.it

Promising to transform the ways we live, work, and play, the Internet of Things (IoT) offers impressive benefits but presents significant challenges.

Today billions of devices are connected to the Internet in what we call the "Internet of Things" or "IoT".  These devices are already transforming our lives, but as they do, there are also serious challenges that must be addressed to maximize the potential benefits.

 

The document begins by exploring four areas:

the challenge with defining exactly what the "IoT" is;an overview of the technologies that enable the IoT;the connectivity models of IoT devices;the transformational potential of the IoT.

The largest portion of the paper presents five primary challenge areas:

security;privacy;interoperability and standards;legal, regulatory, and rights; andemerging economies and development.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Linux.Wifatch

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Internet+of+Things

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Router

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=smart-TV

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Internet+of+things

 

http://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/why-is-it-a-must-to-have-basics-knowledge-of-cyber-security-in-a-connected-technology-world/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Cars

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 28, 8:50 AM

Promising to transform the ways we live, work, and play, the Internet of Things (IoT) offers impressive benefits but presents significant challenges.

Today billions of devices are connected to the Internet in what we call the "Internet of Things" or "IoT".  These devices are already transforming our lives, but as they do, there are also serious challenges that must be addressed to maximize the potential benefits.


The document begins by exploring four areas:

  • the challenge with defining exactly what the "IoT" is;
  • an overview of the technologies that enable the IoT;
  • the connectivity models of IoT devices;
  • the transformational potential of the IoT.

The largest portion of the paper presents five primary challenge areas:

  • security;
  • privacy;
  • interoperability and standards;
  • legal, regulatory, and rights; and
  • emerging economies and development.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Linux.Wifatch


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Internet+of+Things


http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Router


http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=smart-TV


http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Internet+of+things


http://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/why-is-it-a-must-to-have-basics-knowledge-of-cyber-security-in-a-connected-technology-world/


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Love Uganda Safaris's curator insight, January 29, 5:52 AM

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Gorilla Tracking

This Gorilla tracking safari starts by you making a booking with Love Uganda safaris and from the date of arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport in entebbe where he will will pick and take you to the hotel in kampala. The traffic jam, cool breeze and noise will welcome you to your Uganda safaris. Later in the morning, you will drive towards the south western parts of uganda to go catch the incredible mountain gorilla in bwindi

Your gorilla tracking safari  is sure to be the highlight of your Uganda safari trip. Waking up early in the morning because  you need to be at the Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger station by 07.45am. You will then be allocated guides before heading into the forest. Here you will be offered a walking stick – take it as very useful in the slippery conditions. Also available at the ranger stations are porters. For around $20 they will pull and push you up the mountainside.  This can be particularly helpful during rainy season when doing your Gorilla tracking. You have paid $600 to see the gorilla the $20 goes to a local man living near the forest. Gorilla tracking permits are available from the Uganda Wildlife Authority.  While the permit may seem steep, 20% of the receipts go to communities living around the park while the rest is required to finance the Uganda Wildlife Authority’s efforts to provide adequate protection of the gorilla families in this area of Uganda.  This is one of the primary reasons the gorillas have survived and continued to remain in this area of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park hence giving you also a chance to come on a uganda gorilla safari for Gorilla tracking

Habituation of a gorilla group takes a minimum of two years, with daily visits to allow the gorilla group to tolerate human presence. It is only when the gorillas are completely comfortable with human presence that tourists are allowed to share the daily hour of contact with them. Only eight people are able to track each habituated group. The walk to find the gorillas may be as short as two hours, but it will generally take 2-4 hours to find them as their territory can range up to 40km.  Initial trackers go in to the forest first while you are being briefed; they locate the night nest of the gorillas from the day before. They then track the gorilla to their new position. Once the family of gorillas is found, the trackers make radio contact with your guide and will direct him to your meeting place. The park rangers and guides will clear the way and assist you through the forest. You will need good fitness to make this walk and the going can be slippery and tough at times.  Once the gorilla group is located you will spend an hour with them as they feed, rest and play.

Sitting with the mountain gorilla is one of the most amazing experience while on the uganda wildlife safari you will ever have. A dominant male silverback can weigh over 200 kg and is the largest living primate. He will control your meeting as well as deciding when his group will eat, sleep and move on. His females care for their young with affection and playfulness but also with discipline. Gorillas are very curious, and are capable of making over 25 different vocalizations, including chuckling and purring. Communication also includes posturing, chest beating and if all else fails – the charge!  The privilege of spending an hour with this family group is an experience that will never leave you. After your hour is up, you wind your way slowly out of the forest and back to the camp to swap stories about your amazing experience.

Gorilla tracking is one of the beautiful and spectacular experiences one can ever get while on the  Uganda safari because it is so adventurous and fun and also it gives one a chance to experiences other attractions of the forest like the chimps, birds and the vegetation all this can be made possible if you book your uganda safari with Love Uganda Safaris which is the only company in uganda which will make you fall in love with the stranger country because they offer the best services to their clients which you can not find them elsewhere from the other tour operator

 

http://www.loveugandasafaris.com/uganda-safaris-gorilla-wildlife-safaris/10-days-fly-in-uganda-safari/

 

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