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College Applications and Election Fatigue: This Week in Education Writing

College Applications and Election Fatigue: This Week in Education Writing | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Seven days of stories about school.
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5 Myths about Teaching Kids to Code

5 Myths about Teaching Kids to Code | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Since it has become clear that the digital revolution of our age is unstoppable, teaching the next generation to code has turned into a lucrative industry
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The ability to code is a sought after skill set...

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Build HTML5, iPhone and Android apps online for schools and education

Build HTML5, iPhone and Android apps online for schools and education | Higher Education | Scoop.it

AppShed Academy delivers key organisational tools that enable teachers to turn app development into a compelling teaching methodology. Anchor students’ creativity into the heart of your lessons and manage and channel their aspirations with confidence.


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Ryer Banta's curator insight, November 23, 2013 10:16 PM

Looks like this company has delivered on the great idea of making the creation of apps accessible to all. They have an education focus. I look forward to sitting down and doing some serious testing with this.  Great implications for project based teaching and engagement. In library, learning commons and across campus.

Al Post's curator insight, November 25, 2013 9:21 PM

Looks interesting. I wonder how it compares to AppInventor from MIT. http://www.appinventor.org/ ;

ElizabethHS's curator insight, December 5, 2013 9:36 AM

From Nik Peachey's "Commercial Software and Apps for Learning" -- but this one is free for students and teachers.

I'm interested in how many apps there now are to help students program their own content into games. Another step toward gamification. Also, most of these apps are cross-platform, iWorld and Android.

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Most MOOC Users Well-Educated, Study Finds - Wall Street Journal

Most MOOC Users Well-Educated, Study Finds - Wall Street Journal | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Most MOOC Users Well-Educated, Study Finds Wall Street Journal The university surveyed nearly 35,000 students from more than 200 countries and territories who participated in the 32 massive open online courses, or MOOCs, it distributes through...
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Disruptive technologies are doing what they do best.

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MOOCs and Books and the Possible College Revolution - Wall Street Journal

MOOCs and Books and the Possible College Revolution Wall Street Journal While Andy Kessler is absolutely right that higher education is due for radical reform, and that technology can play a strongly positive role in its transformation (“Professors...
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10 tips for avoiding technology overwhelm

10 tips for avoiding technology overwhelm | Higher Education | Scoop.it
There’s one complaint about technology that I hear from almost every single person I talk to: it’s just plain overwhelming. There’s too much to learn. There are
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Much needed advice for all of us today

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The man who made robots smarter is now working on disrupting education

The man who made robots smarter is now working on disrupting education | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Sebastian Thrun has worked on making robots smarter, including “Stanley,” the driverless car that won the 2005 DARPA Challenge. Now he’s working on making humans smarter with Udacity, the online ed...
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University of California Irvine Extends Chemistry Education Through MOOCs - Higher Ed Tech Decisions

University of California Irvine Extends Chemistry Education Through MOOCs - Higher Ed Tech Decisions | Higher Education | Scoop.it
University of California, Irvine is setting the standard for MOOCs via its OpenChem project.
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MOOCs: A head start on college — but kids need help — Joanne ...

High school students could use MOOCS (massive open online courses) to earn college credits, Coursera cofounder Daphne Koller tells Anya Kamenetz on Hechinger Digital. “There are so many studies that demonstrate the ...
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