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Americans Want Future Tech, Just Not Drones, Implants and Humanoid Robots: Study

Americans Want Future Tech, Just Not Drones, Implants and Humanoid Robots: Study | Education Technology | Scoop.it
A new study conducted by Pew Research and 'Smithsonian Magazine' paints the U.S. public as optimistic about future tech, with some exceptions.
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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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Why It's Time for Education Technology to Become an Academic Discipline

Why It's Time for Education Technology to Become an Academic Discipline | Education Technology | Scoop.it
"We can see it as a way of engaging around a set of problems that we think are important but that we don't think have a single solution. There may be multiple solutions that require research, that require an approach that I think mirrors or suggests the contours of a discipline."

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 23, 11:46 AM

I thought it already was! Or was it something else I did an M.Ed in all those years ago.

David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 25, 6:34 PM

You mean it's not already?? Thanks to Mark Deschaine.

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The Top 10 Companies Working on Education in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality - Touchstone Research

The Top 10 Companies Working on Education in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality - Touchstone Research | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies are quickly changing the landscape of education with the help of some key companies.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 25, 6:05 AM

Some ineteresting videos and links.

Geraldine Jones's curator insight, September 27, 4:31 AM
Good examples of how AR/VR can be used in the classroom. Both HE and schools.
Chris Carter's curator insight, September 29, 8:44 PM
VR is here and its here to stay.
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MOOCs and Beyond | Higher Ed Gamma

MOOCs and Beyond | Higher Ed Gamma | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The next stage in the business model of the disrupted university.
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To All Students: Learning Computational Thinking Will Change Your Life

To All Students: Learning Computational Thinking Will Change Your Life | Education Technology | Scoop.it
By Maggie Johnson, Director of Education and University Relations, Google and Esther Wojcicki, Educator. 
In recent years, successfu
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This Is the Lifehacker Pack: Essential Apps and Downloads for All Your Devices

This Is the Lifehacker Pack: Essential Apps and Downloads for All Your Devices | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Over the past two weeks we have, like we do every year, given you a snapshot of the essential apps, extensions, and downloads we think every user of every major platform should try. Miss one? Here they all are, in one tidy package.
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EmTech Digital 2016

EmTech Digital 2016 | Education Technology | Scoop.it
EmTech Digital examines new opportunities in the digital economy and the associated business implications – like increasing revenue, ensuring security, making the best hires in the changing workforce.
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Record-Setting Hard Drive Writes Information One Atom At a Time

Record-Setting Hard Drive Writes Information One Atom At a Time | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Researchers working in the Netherlands have developed an atomic-scale rewritable data-storage device capable of packing 500 terabits onto a single square inch. Incredibly, that’s enough to store every book written by humans on a surface the size of a postage stamp. Holy shit.
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Seeing science

Seeing science | Education Technology | Scoop.it
A workshop led by MIT scientist and photographer Felice Frankel teaches researchers how to translate their experiments into captivating images.
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5 ways technology can be useful for autistic learners by  STEPHEN NOONOO

5 ways technology can be useful for autistic learners by  STEPHEN NOONOO | Education Technology | Scoop.it
A tech researcher shares pros and cons for using devices with autistic learners -- and draws from her own experience

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The Danger of Corporate Facial Recognition Tech

The Danger of Corporate Facial Recognition Tech | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The Illinois Biometric Privacy Statute Survived a Recent Attack. But the Struggle Continues.
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How Emotional Connections Can Trigger Creativity and Learning

How Emotional Connections Can Trigger Creativity and Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Scientists are always uncovering new ways into how people learn best, and some of the most recent neuroscience research has shown connections between basic
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Here's What Adaptive Technology Is Teaching Us About Learning - InformED

Here's What Adaptive Technology Is Teaching Us About Learning - InformED | Education Technology | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever created or assigned a PowerPoint presentation at some point during your educational career, take heed: the program’s founders never intended it to be used for educational purposes. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, founder Robert Gaskins said that far more people have access to the program than the relatively small... Read More
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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies | Education Technology | 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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Four Classroom Strategies for Integrating Critical Thinking and Kinesthetic Learning

Four Classroom Strategies for Integrating Critical Thinking and Kinesthetic Learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Following are four highly effective classroom strategies that fuse critical thinking with kinesthetic learning. Each strategy is designed to spur dialogue, get the oxygen pumping and make the lessons much more dynamic. In particular, struggling learners can benefit from these strategies as they can become frustrated and restless during challenging lessons.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 26, 8:35 AM

Useful ideas that get students up and moving around.

Roberto Aníbal Arce's curator insight, September 28, 9:42 PM
Históricamente hemos separado el cuerpo y la mente, y ciertamente somos seres holísticos (cuerpo, mente, emociones, espíritu, como mínimo), es tiempo de llevarlo a la educación
Carolina Velásquez's curator insight, September 29, 1:12 PM
As the article says, the kinesthetic learning approach emphasis on student-centered;for that reason, teacher sholud implement activities which help the students to engage into the class; for example, the first estrategy " Four Corners", it is excellent if we have to make an interesing activity and take into account the approach and the topic.
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The Magnet Program: From Integration to Innovation

The Magnet Program: From Integration to Innovation | Education Technology | Scoop.it
An outgrowth of school integration in the '60s, magnet schools remain models of progressive education, featuring learning themes, diversity, innovative curriculum, rigor, and community involvement.
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Snowden Designs a Device to Warn if Your iPhone’s Radios Are Snitching

Snowden Designs a Device to Warn if Your iPhone’s Radios Are Snitching | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Your smartphone's radio can be used to spy on you. The exiled NSA leaker teamed up with renowned hardware hacker Bunnie Huang to stop it.
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Technology changes how authors write, but the big impact isn't on their style

Technology changes how authors write, but the big impact isn't on their style | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The writing process is different whether your instrument is a fountain pen, a crayon, a typewriter or a computer. What fingerprints does the technology leave on the product?
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How I built an app with 500,000 users in 5 days on a $100 server — Unboxd — Medium

How I built an app with 500,000 users in 5 days on a $100 server - Unboxd - Medium
There seems to be a general consensus in the world of startups that you should build an MVP (minimum viable product) without caring too…
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Microsoft is using Minecraft to explore new ways for people to collaborate with AI Robotics/machine learning

Microsoft is using Minecraft to explore new ways for people to collaborate with AI Robotics/machine learning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Microsoft turns the popular game into an “AI Olympics.”
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5 Opportunities to Amplify Your Writing

5 Opportunities to Amplify Your Writing | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Langwitches, The Magic of Learning.
Modern learning that transforms education in the 21st century. Finding new forms and redefining learning for the challenges of the future .

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Therese Torris's curator insight, July 18, 7:21 AM
Quite well put
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We’re going to put a Carbon nanotube computer in your hand | Impact Lab

We’re going to put a Carbon nanotube computer in your hand | Impact Lab | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The silicon semiconductor industry has been going strong for more than 50 years. Like a steamroller, it has trundled over bumps and holes, while defying r
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Updates from ISTE: 4 new tools to help teachers do what they do best

Updates from ISTE: 4 new tools to help teachers do what they do best | Education Technology | Scoop.it
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The DAO is Dead, Devs Say. But Can Anyone Decide its Fate? - CoinDesk

The DAO is Dead, Devs Say. But Can Anyone Decide its Fate? - CoinDesk | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The first large-scale experiment with a leaderless distributed autonomous organization is winding down, according to one developer involved.
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Here Is How Hackers Bypass Google's Two-Factor Authentication

Here Is How Hackers Bypass Google's Two-Factor Authentication | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Hackers Bypass Google's Two-Factor Authentication By Taking Social Engineering To A New level You may have read reports of Gmail accounts being hacked desp
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Teaching the teachers

Teaching the teachers | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Great teaching has long been seen as an innate skill. But reformers are showing that the best teachers are made, not born
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