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This 3-D Printer Will Make Clothes You'd Actually Wear

This 3-D Printer Will Make Clothes You'd Actually Wear | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Electroloom has early designs for a 3-D printer that can make on-demand apparel. And with a new grant, it may be able to print ready to wear by year's...
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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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What Your Smartphone Is Doing To Your Body & Mind

What Your Smartphone Is Doing To Your Body & Mind | Education Technology | Scoop.it
On average, people pick up their smartphone 221 times a day to do things with it. It's no secret that we are getting more and more addicted to these handsets, but have you wondered what effect that is having on your mind and your body? Scientists are definitely curious and have a few ideas about…
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Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
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China Based WinSun Company Builds 3d Printed Villa

China Based WinSun Company Builds 3d Printed Villa | Education Technology | Scoop.it
A new way of building homes, villa is by 3d printer. Although China is behind the USA, and European countries in additive manufacturing, they are on top in building homes, villas, factories using mega 3d printer (large scale industry 3d printer).



Last year Shanghai, China-based WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co. build 10 homes completely using 3d printer and today they have announced of making 3d printed living villa which took everyone by surprise. They have fabricated the most notewor
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To become a good teacher, ignore everything you're told and learn from the masters (part 3 of 4)

To become a good teacher, ignore everything you're told and learn from the masters (part 3 of 4) | Education Technology | Scoop.it
In the first post of this series, I described some frustrations I had with what we were told to do in TA training. In the previous post, I recalled some memories of interactions I had with John Pre...
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Wondrous 2D materials, DNA-assembled crystals, Extension microscopy, Neuroprotective Cold-Shock Proteins, Removing less functional cells. | SciTech Digest

Wondrous 2D materials, DNA-assembled crystals, Extension microscopy, Neuroprotective Cold-Shock Proteins, Removing less functional cells. | SciTech Digest | Education Technology | Scoop.it
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Can Massive Open Online Courses change the way we teach? | Impact Lab

Can Massive Open Online Courses change the way we teach? | Impact Lab | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The first Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs), Connectivism and Connective Knowledge (also known as CCK08), led by George Siemens of Athabasca University and
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MCS Digital Learning Creation Hub

MCS Digital Learning Creation Hub | Education Technology | Scoop.it
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Overview/tutorial videos, top recommended apps, plus G Doc cheat sheets.

 

http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com/p/google-for-educators_22.html

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A Look Inside the Classroom of the Future

A Look Inside the Classroom of the Future | Education Technology | Scoop.it
To educate students for 21st-century careers, educators should be using real-world case studies, embracing complexity, practicing empathy, integrating technology, and encouraging reflection.
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A Very Good Critical Thinking Framework for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Critical Thinking Framework for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
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Brooks and Searle on AI volition and timelines - Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Brooks and Searle on AI volition and timelines - Machine Intelligence Research Institute | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Nick Bostrom’s concerns about the future of AI have sparked a busy public discussion. His arguments were echoed by leading AI researcher Stuart Russell in “Transcending complacency on superintelligent machines” (co-authored with Stephen Hawking, Max Tegmark, and Frank Wilczek), and a number of journalists, scientists, and technologists have subsequently chimed in. Given the topic’s complexity,... Read more »
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8 EdTech Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Interactive Collaboration in the Classroom

8 EdTech Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Interactive Collaboration in the Classroom | Education Technology | Scoop.it
A Selection of Quick, Easy Approaches to Interactive Classroom Collaboration Have you thought about trying some sort of technology for interactive,
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This Is Your Brain On Games - InformED

This Is Your Brain On Games - InformED | Education Technology | Scoop.it

“Action video games have a number of ingredients that are actually really powerful for brain plasticity, learning, attention, and vision,” says brain scientist Daphne Bavelier in her TED Talk on the subject.

Findings like Bavelier’s have been cropping up over the last few years, forcing us to reevaluate our firmly held beliefs. Many educators now use video games in formal learning settings, and others are teaming up with members of the gaming industry to design programs that target specific learning goals. The controversy is ebbing, and this year neuroscientists have discovered something that may end the discussion once and for all:

Video games actually make the brain bigger.


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MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning started as a series of blog posts written by Jordan Shapiro with support from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and the Games and Learning Publishing Council. We’ve brought together what we felt would be the most relevant highlights of Jordan’s reporting to create a dynamic, in-depth guide that answers many of the most pressing questions that educators, parents, and life-long learners have raised around using digital games for learning.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 22, 8:40 AM

Nice useful free ebook to download.

CTD Institute's curator insight, January 23, 2:59 PM

Great guidelines for parents & educators.

Claude Emond's curator insight, January 24, 7:58 AM

Digital games and learning to lead together for change

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Money Should Not Stop You From Learning

Money Should Not Stop You From Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
People from all ages and places should have access to learn without any cultural, social or technological barrier. Money should not be an impediment to learning and getting education.
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8 Free Online Courses To Improve Knowledge On Technology

8 Free Online Courses To Improve Knowledge On Technology | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Free Online Courses To Improve Knowledge On Technology, Every day we spend a lot of time over the internet. Even when we feel bored, we use to switch
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How to create the world’s most complex 3D-motion nanomachines from DNA | KurzweilAI

How to create the world’s most complex 3D-motion nanomachines from DNA | KurzweilAI | Education Technology | Scoop.it

A machine design  and a nanoscale emulation using DNA origami (transmission electron microscope image) (credit: The Ohio State...

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How to Use Yeoman to Scaffold Your Next Web App

How to Use Yeoman to Scaffold Your Next Web App | Education Technology | Scoop.it
So you've decided to build your next groundbreaking web app, but you don't know where to start. You need to remember to install your client-side dependencies (bower), server side dependencies (npm / node), testing suites, css frameworks / preprocessors, html templating engines...
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Centre for New Public Education

Centre for New Public Education | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The Centre for New Public Education (CNPE) is an advocacy initiative dedicated to building a fairer and future focused education system for all young Australians.
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The 7 e-learning skills of Learning Intelligence

The 7 e-learning skills of Learning Intelligence | Education Technology | Scoop.it
E-learning skills for managing your learning environment. Technology has the capacity to allow us to break out of any contrived education system and expose the motivation behind it but only if we m...
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Free Course Design Tools | Listly List

A list of free and or open source tools that allow collaborative course/learning design. VLE, LMS, Curatorial, Sharing and Remixing stuff | Build software better, together, A New Brand for Open Teaching - Trinket Blog, Coursefork™ - better education through collaboration., Eliademy | Create your own online course, Open edX, and Course in a Box
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A 6-Step Process For Adding Gamification To Your Classroom -

A 6-Step Process For Adding Gamification To Your Classroom - | Education Technology | Scoop.it
A 6-Step Process For Adding Gamification To Your Classroom Gamification is the integration of game-like mechanics into non-game “stuff.” For years, schools have been gamified. Points for performance. Points accrue to earn “badges” (e.g., letter...
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Graphene aerogel is seven times lighter than air, can balance on a blade of grass - Slideshow | ExtremeTech

Graphene aerogel is seven times lighter than air, can balance on a blade of grass - Slideshow | ExtremeTech | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Chinese material scientists have created the world's lightest material: A graphene aerogel that is seven times lighter than air, and 12% lighter than the previous record holder (aerographite). A cubic centimeter of the graphene aerogel weighs just 0.16 milligrams -- or, if you're having a problem conceptualizing that, a cubic meter weighs just 160 grams (5.6 ounces). The graphene aerogel is so light that an cube inch of the stuff can be balanced on a blade of grass, the stamen of a flower, or th
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Announcing the Unity Analytics Open Beta – Unity Blog

Announcing the Unity Analytics Open Beta  –  Unity Blog | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Many games don’t achieve the success they deserve, and that’s a real shame. If your game is underper...
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Robot Writing Moves from Journalism to Wall Street | MIT Technology Review

Robot Writing Moves from Journalism to Wall Street | MIT Technology Review | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Software that turns data into written text could help us make sense of a coming tsunami of data.
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