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'Creativity, Innovation and Change' professor: MOOCs are a 'big experiment' | Penn State University

'Creativity, Innovation and Change' professor: MOOCs are a 'big experiment' | Penn State University | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Kathryn Jablokow is one of three professors who recently taught a massive open online course offered by Penn State on “Creativity, Innovation and Change.” She will be part of a faculty panel on MOOCs on Tuesday, Dec.
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Will Work For Free | OFFICIAL RELEASE | 2013

Will Work For Free is a documentary by Sam Vallely on the subject of technological unemployment. this work is protected under fair use and will always be fre...
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Top 10 Business Apps to help you Manage your Business

Top 10 Business Apps to help you Manage your Business | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Need to be more organized? Want to boost productivity? Need to create a business plan quickly and effectively? There's an app for that

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Nowadays, a mobile phone or tablet equipped with all the latest and most effective applications is replacing the personal assistant as the must-have tool for anybody running a business. Of course, app stores are like labyrinths, full of copycat programs that don’t deliver on their promises and even some malicious software.

Here is a list of top business apps that you’ll certainly want to be looking into if productivity and success are on your wish list this year:

I purchased my first personal computer in 1984. The digital evolution since then is difficult to comprehend, and I lived it. Today I don't have a computer. My business activities are completed 100% on hand-held devices, portable and cloud synchronized. This article contributes to our mutual search for APPs that contribute to our individual effectiveness.

Rascal's Perch, the Mobile Device Entrepreneur, just updated: http://bit.ly/1pcQW87

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The video game that teaches algebra to 4-year-olds

The video game that teaches algebra to 4-year-olds | Education Technology | Scoop.it
It's about putting the child at the center of learning.
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Clips: A Free Video Editor for iPads & iPhones

Clips: A Free Video Editor for iPads & iPhones | Education Technology | Scoop.it
iMovie is a great video editor for the iPad. Wait, let me restate that. iMovie is a fantastic video editor for the iPad. However, for many people it just seems a little intimidating. I can absolute...

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5 online privacy and security tips for travelers

5 online privacy and security tips for travelers | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Going on holiday or traveling for business any time soon?

Here are 5 online privacy and security tips for when you're on the road.
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What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future?

What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future? | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Technology and rapidly evolving student needs are influencing how schools can think about trust, autonomy and collaboration.
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Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!"

Google tips and tricks presentation to educators on Nov. 6, 2014 at BIT14 (ECOO) in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada.

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Fenia's curator insight, April 5, 5:52 AM

Excellent presentation

Miguel Garcia Mulet's curator insight, April 7, 7:25 AM

It pays to know how to "google"!

Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, April 14, 8:59 AM

So much fun stuff! Liking Google Keep.

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Why Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates Are Terrified of Artificial Intelligence

Why Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates Are Terrified of Artificial Intelligence | Education Technology | Scoop.it
We don't know how to control super-intelligent machines. How long until a thinking machine -- a smart killer robot, for example -- learns to program itself?...
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MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools | Education Technology | Scoop.it

Minecraft’s education options are as vast as the game itself. Don’t worry if you feel limited by time or your own imagination. Thousands of others are imaging worlds, too—and are willing to share.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 7, 5:15 AM

Interesting article on how Minecraft is being used in education.

Frank Napoli's curator insight, April 7, 7:59 AM

Using a popular game to teach!

Mónica Beloso's curator insight, April 7, 11:12 AM

añada su visión ...

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New tech creates buttons and shapes in mid-air - CNN.com

New tech creates buttons and shapes in mid-air - CNN.com | Education Technology | Scoop.it
UltraHaptics is a young company with a big dream: changing the way we interact with electronic devices.
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The Best Free Grammar Websites - Psychowith6

The Best Free Grammar Websites - Psychowith6 | Education Technology | Scoop.it
  If your students struggle with grammar or find i …
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BionicANTs | Festo Corporate

BionicANTs | Festo Corporate | Education Technology | Scoop.it
For the BionicANTs, Festo has not only technically implemented the delicate anatomy of ants, but also their cooperative behaviour.
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Huge Game Changer For Wearable Technology - Indestructible Batteries

Huge Game Changer For Wearable Technology - Indestructible Batteries | Education Technology | Scoop.it
ProLogium is a Taiwanese company currently in the field of battery manufacturing that having spent the last 7 years in deep R&D mode, developing, testing have finally released a radically new b...

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Richard Platt's curator insight, March 28, 12:13 AM

As well as being lighter and much more flexible, FLCB-based batteries are also intrinsically safer. FLCB batteries do not catch fire, start to smoke or leak under almost any circumstances including physical, thermal or electrical impact. This is really good news for wearables which by their very nature will be close to the body, opening up several new applications that include today’s wearable technology in clothes, watches, jewellery, headsets and more. The FLCB batteries can be injection inserted or moulded in manufacturing processes that can reach temperatures of up to 2600 Celsius. They also don’t suffer from ‘Salting Out’ issues that plague electrolytic solutions and they can withstand cutting, piercing and even burning.


It’s also important to note that in terms of battery life, ProLogium claim their FLCB technology also provides exceptional energy density, with anywhere up to double that of standard lithium polymer batteries today, so there is no performance hit in terms of mAh figures with FLCBs. The most exciting aspect however, is the fact that an FLCB will continue to function after physical impact or even outright mutilation.


Being based on a printed circuit board, these FLCB batteries can also carry the signal and be joined to together as integral components in the device itself. This means that essentially the battery can be integrated in to the design, becoming part of the device itself, not a single and unwanted appendage that provides power.

Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, March 28, 8:17 AM

Wearables needs solutions like this. Another great advancement.

Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, March 28, 9:31 PM

This could be the breakthrough that clothing manufacturers have been waiting for.  When your wearable technology gets dirty, just wash it and don't worry about the survivability of its power components. You now can be "wired for success."  This is totally "shocking"--pardon the pun.  Aloha, Russ.

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11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios

11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios | Education Technology | Scoop.it
An electronic portfolio can helping students reflect on their learning, organize and share their products, and maintain a record of their accomplishments for the future.

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Shane Schoff's curator insight, May 3, 6:27 PM

Capturing learning electronically more readily enables collaboration and the invitation for feedback. Deeper learning is promoted through reflective thinking.

David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 4, 8:33 AM

This is exactly what we need to be doing! 

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The end of college as we know it is coming

The end of college as we know it is coming | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The University of Everywhere is on the horizon....
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Stanford University's Carol Dweck on the Growth Mindset and Education

Stanford University's Carol Dweck on the Growth Mindset and Education | Education Technology | Scoop.it
"You're so talented!", "You are gifted - a natural!", "You're doing so well in school, you must be really smart!" - children receive these messages (or their negative counterparts), along with many...

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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | Education Technology | Scoop.it
All education is self-education.  Period.  It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop.  We don’t learn…
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This amazing map shows just how little of our galaxy we’ve explored so far | ExtremeTech

This amazing map shows just how little of our galaxy we’ve explored so far | ExtremeTech | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Astronomers have discovered a gas giant planet that's roughly 13,000 light-years from Earth -- among the furthest ever known -- and yet there's still so much more to find.
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TVP Magazine Issue no. 18

TVP Magazine Issue no. 18 | Education Technology | Scoop.it
In this issue, we look at two very important topics in detail:
First, we show the impact that our eating habits have, both on ourselves, and the environment (how many animals we raise to create food, how efficient they are in producing food,
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25 Google Search Shortcuts You Need to Know | Scholastic.com

25 Google Search Shortcuts You Need to Know | Scholastic.com | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Use these search engine shortcuts to save valuable time finding the information you need by simply using a single word or phrase.
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Deans announce new Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Deans announce new Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | Education Technology | Scoop.it
MIT-wide effort aims to bring the power of data to the people.
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Smithsonian Science Education Center - What Makes an Effective Science Video?

Smithsonian Science Education Center - What Makes an Effective Science Video? | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Smithsonian Science Education Center originally shared to STEM on Google+ (❖ Technology): What makes an effective science video?

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Inside The Dark Web - Documentary - YouTube


Twenty-five years after the World Wide Web was created, the issue of surveillance has become the greatest controversy of its existence. With many concerned that governments and corporations can monitor people's every move, this programme meets hackers and scientists who are using technology to fight back, as well as the law enforcement officers who believe it's leading to opportunities for risk-free crimes.

With contributors including World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee and WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange.

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What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home

What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home | Education Technology | Scoop.it
An interview with Peter Hirst, director of Executive Education at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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Edyn is a smart garden system that monitors and tracks environmental conditions, helping you make your plants thrive.

Edyn is a smart garden system that monitors and tracks environmental conditions, helping you make your plants thrive. | Education Technology | Scoop.it
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Hacking your brain is just the beginning

Hacking your brain is just the beginning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Brains are getting smarter. In this episode of Invention Factory, we explore how scientists are harnessing the power of the mind to achieve what once seemed impossible. From microelectronic brain implants that allow us to control machines with our thoughts, to training the brain to push the body to new limits – we'll test the limits of human potential and see what we are truly capable of through science and technology.
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