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Tips for the Google Maps Guessing Game

Tips for the Google Maps Guessing Game | Education and Technology | Scoop.it

Via Seth Dixon
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This has great potential for a education geography tool. Very creative!

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Alexandre Pierrin's curator insight, June 3, 2013 4:27 AM

A well thought, funny and free online game !

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Education and Technology
A curation of education and technology articles and blogposts. Aiming to spark and maintain productive discussion about education technology and online learning.
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MOOC Review: User Experience for the Web

MOOC Review: User Experience for the Web | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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3 reasons to write every day (except weekends)

3 reasons to write every day (except weekends) | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
1. Reflection is the number one way to construct meaning
• You can free your mind from the clutter
• You will understand the problems better
• You can differentiate between urgent and important
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6 African Education Technology Startups

6 African Education Technology Startups | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Can these startups bridge the technology gap in Africa?

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Perceptum | Smart Learning: MOOCs and Distance Learning

Perceptum | Smart Learning: MOOCs and Distance Learning | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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After all the hype, are MOOCs now subject to unnecessary criticism?

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Perceptum | Smart Learning: Lessons in ICT: Reddit’s picturegame account

Perceptum | Smart Learning: Lessons in ICT: Reddit’s picturegame account | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Can we use web application like Reddit in the classroom?

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How MOOCs and e-learning platforms deal with assessment.

How MOOCs and e-learning platforms deal with assessment. | Education and Technology | Scoop.it

From Udacity to Khan Academy, all e-learning providers have to provide a way to assess the students if they are to be taken seriously.

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Online learning means that students can not be assessed in the same way that could be done in the classroom.

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Khan Academy: Why Sal Khan shouldn't be making the videos

Khan Academy: Why Sal Khan shouldn't be making the videos | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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How Socrates taught Virtue and Geometry

How Socrates taught Virtue and Geometry | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Is Socratic Teaching a viable option in modern education?

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Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second

Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second | Education and Technology | Scoop.it

“ Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second”


Via Yashy Tohsaku, Francesca Beltrami
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Pedagogy of MOOCs

Webinar given for University of Cape Town 17-Oct-2013 exploring the pedagogical differences between cMOOCs and xMOOCs. Pedagogical recommendations given alon...

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Perceptum: The 5 roles of the MOOC making process

Perceptum: The 5 roles of the MOOC making process | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Want to design a MOOC? Read this first...

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Vygotsky and Piaget in a world of online learning

Vygotsky and Piaget in a world of online learning | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
No two people have had a greater impact on educational studies than Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. Both were born in 1896. Piaget was born in Switzerland and Vygotsky was born in Belarus. Vygotsky was...
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Are the theories of Vygotsky and Piaget still applicable to online learning?

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Essay on how MOOCs can work in a range of countries

Essay on how MOOCs can work in a range of countries | Education and Technology | Scoop.it

A consortium of small colleges and universities in developing nations around the world is collaborating on a multidisciplinary course that delivers many of the merits of MOOCs but also provides experiential education directed at pressing local needs.  The desired result of this pilot is a powerful blend of multidisciplinary scholarly perspectives ...

http://www.scoop.it/t/easy-mooc


Via Lucas Gruez
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Think global, act local. Still true today.

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5 e-learning buzz-phrases

5 e-learning buzz-phrases | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom

Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Coursera have some great tools for Teachers professional development.

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Competition in MOOCs: Coursera's Startup Engineering

Competition in MOOCs: Coursera's Startup Engineering | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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MOOC Review: Udacity's HTML5 Game Development

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Another MOOC review of a very challengin Game Development course given by Udacity.

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7 Potential Issues to be Prepared for When Bringing Tablets into the Classroom

7 Potential Issues to be Prepared for When Bringing Tablets into the Classroom | Education and Technology | Scoop.it

"Being Aware of These Possible Problems Will Help Position Tablet Programs in your Classroom and School for Success."


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A great way to start a geography lesson.

A great way to start a geography lesson. | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
I great way to start a geography lesson.
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I thought that this map of Russia in the West and the US in the East would be a great conversation starter for a Social Science lesson.

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Challenges for conceptualising EU MOOC for vulnerable learner groups

Challenges for conceptualising EU MOOC for vulnerable learner groups | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
This exploratory paper picks up elements from the European Commission’s educational vision and philosophy behind Opening up Education, the resulting initiative of theOpenupEd.eu MOOC platform and takes this as a starting point to look at potential challenges for developing MOOCs that include vulnerable learner groups...http://www.scoop.it/t/easy-mooc
Via Lucas Gruez
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Interesting read...

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What You're Doing Wrong with Your eLearning Content: 5 Common Mistakes

What You're Doing Wrong with Your eLearning Content: 5 Common Mistakes | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Upturn the success of your eLearning course avoiding these common mistakes.

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There is a lot of room for improvement with eLearning. 

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The top 5 MOOC providers

The top 5 MOOC providers | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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A look at the pros and cons of the top 5 (+1) MOOC providers...

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The disruption to come - The Economist (blog)

The disruption to come - The Economist (blog) | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The disruption to come
The Economist (blog)
That means that even in a competitive market, where price converges towards marginal cost, modern education is dear. It is also hard to raise productivity.
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How will MOOCs and online learning platforms affect the economics of university education?

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Universities: Educate students about the world, don't train people for jobs.

Universities: Educate students about the world, don't train people for jobs. | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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There seems to be an issue around how much vocational and skills training universities should be given. Let them focus on education I say!

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Perceptum: Can educational elements be inserted into games like Flappy Bird?

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