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25 Fun Ways to use QR Codes for Teaching and Learning

25 Fun Ways to use QR Codes for Teaching and Learning | growing up courious | Scoop.it
So Many Fun Ways to use QR Codes in the Classroom! I’ve culled a bunch of ideas from different teachers who have shared their approaches to using this simple but powerful construct in the...
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Children are suffering a severe deficit of play – Peter Gray – Aeon

Children are suffering a severe deficit of play – Peter Gray – Aeon | growing up courious | Scoop.it
Children today are cossetted and pressured in equal measure. Without the freedom to play they will never truly grow up
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How Gamification Uncovers Nuance In The Learning Process

How Gamification Uncovers Nuance In The Learning Process | growing up courious | Scoop.it
How Gamification Uncovers Nuance In The Learning Process
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Why We Need To Value Students’ Spatial Creativity

Why We Need To Value Students’ Spatial Creativity | growing up courious | Scoop.it
  via MindShift At 16, Albert Einstein wrote his first scientific paper titled “The Investigation of the State of Aether in Magnetic Fields.”  This was the result of his famous gedanken experi...
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Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: It's not teaching if there's no learning...

Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: It's not teaching if there's no learning... | growing up courious | Scoop.it
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Merrimac 'exceeds expections' : Sauk Prairie Eagle

Merrimac 'exceeds expections' : Sauk Prairie Eagle | growing up courious | Scoop.it
It’s difficult to believe that Sauk Prairie School District’s Merrimac Elementary with about 50 students was considered for closure seven years ago.
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Coding the Curriculum: How High Schools Are Reprogramming Their Classes

Coding the Curriculum: How High Schools Are Reprogramming Their Classes | growing up courious | Scoop.it
"We're still preparing our kids to go to work in 1988." A handful of schools, particularly a private 6-12 school near Boston, are revamping their curriculums to accommodate the ...
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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking | growing up courious | Scoop.it

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

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Traditional & Web Radio A Key Source of Blind Tech News & Tutorials

Traditional & Web Radio A Key Source of Blind Tech News & Tutorials | growing up courious | Scoop.it
Blind and visually impaired persons can keep current with assistive technology solutions through a growing number of web-accessible radio shows and podcasts.
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'The task' vs. 'My task'

'The task' vs. 'My task' | growing up courious | Scoop.it
"Teacher, I've finished your work"  It can be easier for a teacher managing a class of iPadding students to design projects where students own their own learning and thus care about the quality of ...
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SmartBlog on Education - Ditching the desks in second grade - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs

SmartBlog on Education - Ditching the desks in second grade - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs | growing up courious | Scoop.it
The layout and design of any space can impact the mood and productivity for the individuals intended to use the area. Prior to becoming a teacher, I studie
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A Year of 1-to-1 in Grade One

A Year of 1-to-1 in Grade One | growing up courious | Scoop.it
Primary teacher & connected educator Kathy Cassidy summarizes 1st year of one-to-one Apple iPads in her grade one classroom. Great details!
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Blind author teaches kids to explore with all senses - Lake County News-Sun

Blind author teaches kids to explore with all senses - Lake County News-Sun | growing up courious | Scoop.it
Barrington’s St. Anne Catholic School welcomed a special visitor last week, a prominent Chicago writer who recently published a children’s book.
Beth Finke also happens to be blind.
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‘Minecraft:’ An obsession and an educational tool

‘Minecraft:’ An obsession and an educational tool | growing up courious | Scoop.it
If you were to walk into my sister’s house in Los Angeles, you’d hear a bit of yelling from time to time. “Luca! Get off ‘Minecraft!’ Luca, are you on ‘Minecraft’ again? Luca! Enough with the ‘Minecraft!
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Kieve-Wavus Education Launches First-of-its-Kind Bridge Year for Early Teens

Kieve-Wavus Education Launches First-of-its-Kind Bridge Year for Early Teens | growing up courious | Scoop.it
Damariscotta Lake, Maine (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 -- Ground-breaking student-directed, project-based experiential boarding school positions rising ninth-grade students for success in high school and beyond.
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SmartBlog on Education - Looking around: Creating a learning environment (even without a teacher) - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs

SmartBlog on Education - Looking around: Creating a learning environment (even without a teacher) - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs | growing up courious | Scoop.it
We sat, afraid to move lest we interfere with the learning and interaction we were witnessing. Children -- young children -- moved throughout the classroom
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5 Tips to Successfully Gamify Your Classroom or School - Getting Smart by Jessica Slusser - blended learning, EdTech, games, gaming, seriousPLAY

5 Tips to Successfully Gamify Your Classroom or School - Getting Smart by Jessica Slusser - blended learning, EdTech, games, gaming, seriousPLAY | growing up courious | Scoop.it
At the Serious Play Conference this week we heard numerous educators, administrators, and game designers talk about their history and experience with gaming in the classroom.
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Students Are 'Hacking' Their School-Issued iPads: Good for Them

Students Are 'Hacking' Their School-Issued iPads: Good for Them | growing up courious | Scoop.it
The limitations imposed on these devices inhibit students' natural curiosity.
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Enhance Personalized Learning by Altering the Classroom Environment

Enhance Personalized Learning by Altering the Classroom Environment | growing up courious | Scoop.it
Three methods educators can use to vary the learning environment within and outside the classroom in order to increase personalized learning.
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Designing a School Makerspace

Designing a School Makerspace | growing up courious | Scoop.it
Makerspaces, STEAM labs and fab labs are popping up in schools across the country. Makerspaces provide hands-on, creative ways to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they de
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Radio Shows & Podcasts for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Radio Shows & Podcasts for the Blind and Visually Impaired | growing up courious | Scoop.it
Traditional and web radio programs and podcasts give persons with disabilities -- especially low-vision listeners -- actionable information on adaptive solutions and assistive technology that can enhance independence and quality of life.
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Braille Control Pad

The KTP Series Thinline 2x6 with Braille Overlay is a braille control pad designed to make a variety of applications accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision. This keypad has 12 k...
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Blog

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By MR I went to NYC this weekend to join my mom, my little sister, and my little brother. My brother goes to NYUpoly and lives in Brooklyn. My sister is going to spend the summer at Sarah Lawrence....
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