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The 10 Fastest-Growing Job Titles Are All in Tech

The 10 Fastest-Growing Job Titles Are All in Tech | Education | Scoop.it
Technology jobs have replaced those in middle management as the positions employers are trying to fill most, new research shows.

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Google's Book-Scanning Is Fair Use, Judge Rules in Landmark Copyright Case | Threat Level | Wired.com

Google's Book-Scanning Is Fair Use, Judge Rules in Landmark Copyright Case | Threat Level | Wired.com | Education | Scoop.it
Google's massive book-scanning project that makes complete copies of books without the authors' permission is perfectly legal under U.S. copyright law, a federal judge ruled today, deciding an 8-year-old legal battle.

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Using Music as a Teaching Tool for Kids | World of Psychology

Using Music as a Teaching Tool for Kids | World of Psychology | Education | Scoop.it
There may be no more powerful method of learning than through music, and no more important lessons for children than those that focus on character and social a.
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14 Web Tools For Teaching Without Student Login...

14 Web Tools For Teaching Without Student Login... | Education | Scoop.it
What happens when you or your students forget your online password? You should start using some of these web tools for teaching without student logins.
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Little Red Riding Hood: Study Provides Insights into Origins, Evolution of Folktales | Anthropology | Sci-News.com

Little Red Riding Hood: Study Provides Insights into Origins, Evolution of Folktales | Anthropology | Sci-News.com | Education | Scoop.it
According to Durham University anthropologist Dr Jamshid Tehrani, evolutionary analysis can be used to study similarities among folktales.

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Top 100 Inspirational Quotes

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes | Education | Scoop.it
Inspirational quotes and motivational quotes have the power to get us through a bad week, and can even  give us the courage to pursue our life's dreams.

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How to Turn Infographics Into Effective Teaching Tools

How to Turn Infographics Into Effective Teaching Tools | Education | Scoop.it

Infographics have already established themselves as engaging news and marketing tools, but they are also entering the education space in new and exciting ways.

A good graphic can fit these standards by reinforcing to students that their conclusions should be grounded in evidence and by challenging their ability to organize a hierarchy of systems, a.k.a. the ability to tell what pieces of information are the most important.

 


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Awesome tool for student projects.

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Mack James's curator insight, September 28, 2013 6:15 AM

Infographics is a very interesting way of presenting information. Students can really learn to dig deep into specific information and facts and create infographics to show what they have learned. GREAT!!!!!

Fàtima Galan's curator insight, October 2, 2013 9:21 AM

"The goal of the system is to help students distill the most important pieces of information from any given text and form a conclusion."