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The Padagogy Wheel

The Padagogy Wheel | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Shirley Moody, Gust MEES, GSeremetakis, Katharina Kulle, John Evans
Simon Vuillaume's curator insight, April 29, 2013 5:58 PM


Deborah Banker's curator insight, May 12, 2013 2:03 PM

WOW!!  How cool is this?!

Louise Lewis's curator insight, September 20, 2013 8:34 PM

Perfect for our research into Web 2.0 tools that we may include in our webmixes

Rescooped by Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby from visual data

The Ultimate Guide To Infographics

The Ultimate Guide To Infographics | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education. With an information graphic, computer scientists, mathematicians, and statisticians develop and communicate concepts using a single symbol to process information.


View three examples of visualizations defining what infographics are, and gain a better understanding of the value of an infographic in education with a video that demonstrates how their potential when used effectively in an educational setting.


Visit the article link for the video, 'The Value of Visualization', as well as more details on the science behind infographics and it's potential  for educational applications.

Via Lauren Moss
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How To Start Developing Your Own Apps

How To Start Developing Your Own Apps | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

Software development is going mobile, bringing applications to phones, laptops and tablets everywhere, including the classroom.


- Gartner predicts that by 2015 mobile app development projects will outnumber PC application projects by 4 to 1.
- Mobile app developers are reaping the benefits of 45 percent year over year employment growth, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

- Dice.com reported a 100 percent increase in job posting for mobile app developers between 2010 and 2011.


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Via Gust MEES, Lynnette Van Dyke, Jim Lerman
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