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Mark Richt dropped UGA recruit for misbehaving on Twitter | College recruiting blog

Mark Richt dropped UGA recruit for misbehaving on Twitter | College recruiting blog | Honors Team | Scoop.it
College football recruiting and National Signing Day blog from Atlanta, Georgia and the Southeast with the AJC's Michael Carvell.
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Reinventing biology lab with $10 and a smartphone

Reinventing biology lab with $10 and a smartphone | Honors Team | Scoop.it
Daniel Miller, a recent biological sciences M.S. graduate, built this do-it-yourself microscope with a smartphone and less than $10 in materials. (Photo by Sam O'Keefe.) With nothing more than a smartphone and less than $10 ...
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A Closer Look at a Math Performance Task From PARCC - Blogs ...

A Closer Look at a Math Performance Task From PARCC - Blogs ... | Honors Team | Scoop.it
A group of Maryland math educators take a close look at a 4th grade performance task, and several are surprised by the level of advanced thinking it requires.
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Think Through Math | How to Help Struggling Math Students

Think Through Math | How to Help Struggling Math Students | Honors Team | Scoop.it
Do you have students that are struggling with basic core mathematics? Think Through Math, a free online tutoring website, could be the solution. This award-winning program stands out among educational websites, providing free online tutoring.
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Tech' In A Sec': For Classrooms: Storify: Making the Writing Process More Engaging in a 21st Century World - Linkis.com

Tech' In A Sec': For Classrooms: Storify: Making the Writing Process More Engaging in a 21st Century World - Linkis.com | Honors Team | Scoop.it
RT @FeightB: Storify: Making the Writing Process More Engaging http://t.co/s5eVafh1y6 #edtech #storify
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Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events | Honors Team | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.
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How Will Technology Influence The Growth Of Our Cities?

How Will Technology Influence The Growth Of Our Cities? | Honors Team | Scoop.it
In the days of Shakespeare, sending a message to a person in another city was a pretty big deal. At that time, every message required a great deal of energy from the moment someone wrote it to the moment the recipient read it. But today, things are much more
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Amazing Project Based Learning Tips and Resources for Teaching Math - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Amazing Project Based Learning Tips and Resources for Teaching Math - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Honors Team | Scoop.it
Great Tips for teachers designing PBL for teaching Math.
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17 Very Interesting and Unbelievable Maps

17 Very Interesting and Unbelievable Maps | Honors Team | Scoop.it
Understand the world through easily visualized and interesting maps!

Via Suvi Salo, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

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Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.

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Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, June 5, 2014 9:20 AM

Writing matters. I've seen other studies that support the importance of writing by hand to improve cognitive development. We want our kids to have multimodal approaches to learning, so why not multimodal approaches to communication?

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Forvo: the pronunciation guide. All the words in the world pronounced by native speakers

Forvo: the pronunciation guide. All the words in the world pronounced by native speakers | Honors Team | Scoop.it
Forvo: the largest word pronunciation dictionary in the world, now with translations. All the words in all the languages pronounced by native speakers

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Mark Richt dropped UGA recruit for misbehaving on Twitter | College recruiting blog

Mark Richt dropped UGA recruit for misbehaving on Twitter | College recruiting blog | Honors Team | Scoop.it
College football recruiting and National Signing Day blog from Atlanta, Georgia and the Southeast with the AJC's Michael Carvell.
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Jones: Common Core deserves close reading - Online Athens

Jones: Common Core deserves close reading Online Athens Deshotels objects to the standards as “not age appropriate,” contends that students will find the types of reading and writing required by the standards to be “boring,” and further argues that...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Try Using ThingLink to Create Visual Prompts for Blog Comments

Free Technology for Teachers: Try Using ThingLink to Create Visual Prompts for Blog Comments | Honors Team | Scoop.it
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How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing

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How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing

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Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Deal With It | Science | WIRED

Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Deal With It | Science | WIRED | Honors Team | Scoop.it
Scientific data has gotten so complex that researchers are starting to invent a whole new mathematical field in order to handle it. This change is on par with the revolution of calculus, which allowed scientific discovery like never before.
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Visualizing How A Population Hits 7 Billion

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The U.N. says today symbolically marks the moment when the world's population reaches 7 billion. A little more than two centuries ago, the global population was 1 billion. How did it grow so big so fast? With the help of a sound montage and video, it gets a bit easier to see how the Earth can produce that kind of a crowd.
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Project Based Learning: Don’t Start with a Question

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End with a Question through Tinkering-Based Learning Do you have to start project-based learning (PBL) with a question? (Oh, wait a second! Am I starting this post with a question?) This is somethi...
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The iPad Oath: 10 Rules For iPad Use In The Classroom

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The iPad Oath: 10 Rules For iPad Use In The Classroom
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How To Create Infographics Using PowerPoint | PowerPoint Presentation

How To Create Infographics Using PowerPoint | PowerPoint Presentation | Honors Team | Scoop.it
For anyone who would want to create impressive infographics with the software that you already have, you can actually create infographics using PowerPoint.

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Sketchnoting

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Sketchnoting, in its purest form, is creating a personal visual story as one is listening to a speaker or reading a text. I also believe the interactive notebook, which includes the process of taking...
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Vincent Van Gogh's Ear Printed Using Living Tissue

Vincent Van Gogh's Ear Printed Using Living Tissue | Honors Team | Scoop.it

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Jacob Blumenthal's curator insight, June 5, 2014 1:40 AM

Diemut Strebe, together with scientists, has used computer imaging technology to print an ear, identical in shape to Vincent Van Gogh's ear. The ear was bioprinted from artificial cartilage and is considered an art piece termed "sugababe".