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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) | eLeaderShip | Coding

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) | eLeaderShip | Coding | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, celebrates Computer Science Education Week with an extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.

 

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=makerspace

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Coding

 


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I hope you are celebrating this week with students you know - young or old.  If you are a business, I hope you find a way to connect with a local school to encourage them to participate in this endeavor.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 7, 3:12 PM
Guest blogger Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, celebrates Computer Science Education Week with an extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.



Learn more:


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=makerspace


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Coding


Vivalist's curator insight, December 7, 4:02 PM

yet another list of great tools to teach computer programming to kids. Good resources there.

 

I tried some of the hour of code exercises with my 6years old and it's great... she gets it right away and the benefits are instantaenous. She felt "empowered" and pride of her achievment. Very well designed so kids are never overwhelmed by info and instructions.

Marta Ciesielska's curator insight, December 8, 4:11 AM

Maybe not exactly about design abilities, but interesting thing about eLearning how to code.

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12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education

12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
You probably already have a Google Drive account. Why not figure out the best ways teachers are using Google Drive in education right now?

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Alison Rostetter's curator insight, October 27, 2013 12:03 PM

I've tried the quiz and sharing documents.  Very nice.  It's a good site to be able to use although I didn't know there was so many other ways it could be used.

Cindy Rogers's curator insight, November 4, 2013 10:37 AM

I'm only doing a couple of these... Time to step it up.

Training in Business's curator insight, November 5, 2013 5:03 AM

12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education

 

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The Must-Have EdTech Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

The Must-Have EdTech Cheat Sheet [Infographic] | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
There's a whole galaxy of terminology that you should know about when it comes to education technology. From PLNs to Blended Learning to Synchronous Online Learning... it can get overwhelming.

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Patricia Christian's curator insight, February 3, 2013 8:14 PM

This is a nice visual summary of terms in education technology.

Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, May 7, 2013 8:10 PM

Implementos tecnológicos móviles y mezcla de entornos presenciales y virtuales para potencializar el aprendizaje, van a requerir de estrategias eficaces pedagógicas variadas y diversas para cada caso y situación concreta educativa.

Dolores Gómez's curator insight, July 23, 2013 2:50 PM

Para familarizarnos con la terminología.

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QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator from classtools.net

QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator from classtools.net | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
Design a QR Code 'Treasure Hunt' to get students using their mobile devices to move and to learn...

 

 

 

 

 

Gust MEES: don't forget to tell the kids, teens, teachers, students... about IT-Security, the dangers while scanning a QR-Code and profit to show them secure QR-Readers and protection software for their smartphones such as:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/qr-code-and-its-applications?q=norton+snap

 

-  http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools?q=byod

 

 

-  http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools?q=smartphones

 

 

Read more:

http://classtools.net/QR/

 


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How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it

At its core, the issues associated with mobile learning get to the very fundamentals of what happens in class everyday. At their best, cell phones and mobile devices seamlessly facilitate what students and teachers already do in thriving, inspiring classrooms. Students communicate and collaborate with each other and the teacher.

 

They apply facts and information they’ve found to formulate or back up their ideas. They create projects to deepen their understanding, association with, and presentation of ideas.

 

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The History Of Learning Tools [Infographic]

The History Of Learning Tools [Infographic] | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it

You’re going to want to print out this infographic and, at the very least, share it with your fellow teachers and even students. It’s all about the history of education technology and could be used to educate just about anyone on how far we’ve come in a short period of time. We did a more in-depth look at the history of education technology about a year ago but this infographic is a lot more… fun.

 

Anyway, the below infographic from CTU can be viewed below or downloaded as a PDF here (so you can fire up that color printer). Enjoy the walk down memory lane!

 


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François Arnal's curator insight, April 11, 2013 2:32 AM

De l'ardoise à la tablette, du projecteur de diapositive au vidéoprojecteur interactif...

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The pros and cons of social media classrooms

The pros and cons of social media classrooms | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
How social media platforms can be used as a learning tool - and what some of the advantages and disadvantages are.

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What are QR-Codes?

What are QR-Codes? | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
Hi, You probably have seen on my start page these strange squares with black and white dots and squares and were asking yourself, what is this? .

 

That are QR-Codes who can get used with your smartp...


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What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education?

What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education? | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
We'll reach a new state of web skills when we reinvent technology tools to better enhance our personal learning. We'll be at 3.0 when schools are everywhere and not viewed as daycare.

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I really think you can see this as how it will change the workplace, not just education.

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Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 4:41 PM

change is constant and inevitable! Might as well embrace it!

Antonis Michailidis's curator insight, April 26, 5:44 AM

Για την ενημέρωσή μας.

Martha Mendez's curator insight, December 6, 7:11 PM

Constrasting evolution of Web.

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Universal-soundbank free online sounds

Universal-soundbank free online sounds | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
sounds recorded from all over the world in high quality mp3 freely downlable on universal-soundbank for all djs, musicians or producers.

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Very handy!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 7, 2013 4:25 AM

 

Great to include in videos, presentations...

 

João Carvalho's comment, July 8, 2013 5:28 AM
Fantastic!!! Thanks.
jlolaza's curator insight, July 12, 2013 5:50 PM

Possible database to catalog sounds

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How To Design Your Own Infographics

How To Design Your Own Infographics | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
Infographics seem to be a real trend today, with new ones popping up daily on all sorts of subjects.

 

Infographics seem to be a real trend today, with new ones popping up daily on all sorts of subjects. From mortgages to ice cream, estimating software to infographics about infographics, there is very little now that hasn't been 'visualised' in some form. Many people don't realise that the term information graphic, or 'infographic' was first coined over 100 years ago, with the Coxcomb chart by Florence Nightingale in 1857 being one of earliest recognised examples. They have existed in many forms since then, but only in the past few years have infographics developed into the art form we know today.

 

Read more and find also the best tools to create Infographics:

http://www.queness.com/post/9942/how-to-design-your-own-infographics

 


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Konstantinos Kalemis's comment, August 1, 2012 3:36 PM
Dear Ana Cristina,
Thanks a lot for this.
K Kalemis
Christine Margocs's comment, August 6, 2012 7:47 AM
You're welcome, Gust MEES !
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A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers

A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it

Digital storytelling, the practice of combining narrative with digital content, is gaining more ground in the educational field.Many schools and educational centres all around the globe are including learning method in their curriculums and the results are really promising : more of students engagement and a bigger degree of motivation.


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Digital Citizenship Poster

Digital Citizenship Poster | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it

Go way beyond Internet safety. Turn students into great digital citizens.


Get all the tools you need with our FREE Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum and Parent Media Education Program. The relevant, ready-to-use instruction helps you guide students to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions in the digital world where they live, study and play.

 

Every day, your students are tested with each post, search, chat, text message, file download, and profile update. Will they connect with like minds or spill TMI to the wrong people?

 

Will they behave creatively or borrow ideas recklessly? Will they do the right thing or take shortcuts?

 

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Five PowerPoint add-ons that go beyond ordinary slide shows

Five PowerPoint add-ons that go beyond ordinary slide shows | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever been disappointed by tools claiming to help you create killer presentations, take heart: Here are a few that might renew your fai...

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25 Awesome Library Apps For Your iPad

25 Awesome Library Apps For Your iPad | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
Libraries may be a symbol of long gone times for the rest of us, but they are a huge part of a student's life.
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YouTube Finds a Way Off Schools’ Banned List

YouTube Finds a Way Off Schools’ Banned List | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
The video-sharing Web site has created a way to let schools limit students’ access to selected content, providing a portal for free educational materials.
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