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Van Gogh Art Essentials – Virtual Museum App for iPhone and iPad Released

Van Gogh Art Essentials – Virtual Museum App for iPhone and iPad Released | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"A new art education app from Mount ICT has been released. The Van Gogh Art Essentials for iPhone and iPad is a virtual museum app that exhibits the work of Vincent van Gogh; it contains hundreds of high quality (HD) art pictures and a concise biography of Vincent van Gogh."


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Martinez Hernandez's curator insight, June 1, 2013 12:24 PM

Una nueva forma de ver al arte de manera mas interactiva.

 

Jacques Lejeune's curator insight, June 2, 2013 6:07 AM

Van Gogh was truthfully the most prolific master painter of the 2nd.half of the 19th century. He died very young at the age of 37, but managed to paint hundreds of fantastic paintings. In the last three years of his life, his paintings became outstanding while his mental illness was aggravating. Nevertheless, he maintained till the last moment, a painting style full of colors and almost joyful.

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To answer André Manssen:
Van Gogh Art Essentials is inderdaad in het Nederlands beschikbaar! (Nederlands/Spaans/Engels)
(Van Gogh Art Essentials is available in English/Dutch/Spanish)
(Van Gogh Arte Esencial está disponible en Español/Holandés//Inglés)

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Teaching Practices Inventory Provides Tool to Help You Examine Your Teaching

Teaching Practices Inventory Provides Tool to Help You Examine Your Teaching | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

Maryellen Weimer, PhD:

 

Here’s a great resource: the Teaching Practices Inventory. It’s an inventory that lists and scores the extent to which research-based teaching practices are being used. It’s been developed for use in math and science courses, but researchers Carl Wieman and Sarah Gilbert suggest it can be used in engineering and social sciences courses, although they have not tested it there. I suspect it has an even wider application. Most of the items on the inventory are or could be practiced in most disciplines and programs


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, November 19, 2:51 PM

This inventory, published by the University of British Columbia was developed by an impressive team from Canada, headed by Nobel Prize winning physicist Carl Wieman.  Fine research. Deep and worth the dive.

Paula King, Ph.D.'s curator insight, Today, 5:59 PM

Thank you for sharing this compendium. 

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50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom - teachingwithipad.org

50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom - teachingwithipad.org | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, and has created an enormous amount of resources for language teachers to use. I asked her if she wanted to collaborate on this post, and she quickly agreed to do so. Below is a list of iPad apps that we both use in our language classrooms. The ones marked with an * are the essential, must-have ones. We have divided the list into two categories: Content consumption apps and content creation apps."

 


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, November 10, 6:14 AM

Interesting collection of well-chosen apps for the classroom or even for home with Mum and Dad!!

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An iPad Contract Designed by Students - Teachitivity

An iPad Contract Designed by Students - Teachitivity | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
n a 1:1 classroom, I regretted not having a digital contract developed with my students last year. There were many times last year where I wished I had something to pull out of my files and point to when a student wasn’t being responsible with their iPads. Thankfully I have this year to make changes! I wanted a contract that showed some student character to it so that it meant something to them. I think it’s very important that the contract isn’t pre-made by the teacher. Here’s how I started:

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@CotCotCotApps's curator insight, November 6, 2:10 AM

WOw, really nice and inspiring! 

Ruth Reynolds's curator insight, November 6, 4:05 PM

I wish I was so organised

Ruth

jordank's curator insight, November 6, 6:39 PM

This is a cool idea! It is visual and easy to draw students' attention to when you need to. Kat

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Top 60 iPad Apps for Teaching STEAM Organized by Grade Level ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 60 iPad Apps for Teaching STEAM Organized by Grade Level ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Looking for some good iPad apps to teach STEAM in your classroom? This collection created by We Are Teachers is definitely a must see. It provides about 60 iPad apps categorized under different subject areas, all of which are geared towards enhancing your kids' STEAM knowledge. The app recommendations are also arranged in such a way that you will be able to access apps for different grade levels (k-12). I have spent sometime going through this collection and find it really worth sharing with you here. Have a look and share with us what you think of it.

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Scott Langston's curator insight, October 28, 8:28 PM

Taking the steam out of STEM? I like this approach...

ayuso.salva's curator insight, October 29, 10:58 AM

Un buen listado.

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10 Terrific Ways to Use One iPad or iPhone in the Classroom | Scholastic.com

10 Terrific Ways to Use One iPad or iPhone in the Classroom | Scholastic.com | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

eiOne iPad? Lots of students? No problem! Check out these super sites and apps. Learn how to connect an inexpensive adapter ($29), or dongle to your iPad to project content for the whole class. 
 

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Only got one device you can use with your students? There's still a lot you can do.

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20 Free Collaborative Web Tools to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Free Collaborative Web Tools to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

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Top 10 Free Apps for Physical Science - Updated with new apps! Now 15 FREE! - Smart Apps For Kids

Top 10 Free Apps for Physical Science - Updated with new apps! Now 15 FREE! - Smart Apps For Kids | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
One of the buzzwords at FETC was STEM which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. These of course are the subjects kids need to learn if they want be employed in years to come. We've done a good job highlighting math apps and have had several recent reviews this...
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Every child's iPad should have these on them at some point.

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4 Free Apps That Teach the Basics of Coding - We Are Teachers

4 Free Apps That Teach the Basics of Coding - We Are Teachers | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"If your class is like mine, the kids are always talking about playing video games! Rather than discouraging that interest, I want to harness it to encourage a higher level of thinking in my class. That is exactly what happens when kids explore coding. I love watching their faces as they try to process that people have to "tell" technology what to do in order for a game to work. 

For many kids, the thought of creating games is even more exciting than playing them. Supporting their interest in gaming is important because the process of coding promotes problem-solving, creativity, collaboration and communication skills. Below I have listed four apps that are great places to start learning about coding with young kids. '


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Ionel Nedelcu's curator insight, July 2, 5:38 AM

Învaţă să programezi!

Ryan McDonough's curator insight, July 7, 4:23 PM

Games don't grow on trees. They have to be created by a human droid that writes thousands and thousands lines of code. Ask your class,"If you want to make video games when you grow up, raise your hand "? I'd bet as you glance around the room, most of your students' hands would be up. Coding is the source that makes it all possible. Introducing coding concepts at an early age also makes it easier to learn-- much like learning a foreign language as a kid is easier than learning as an adult. These apps are free and can provide a platform to at least introduce the beginning concepts of gaming. What should the character be doing, how do I end the story, who saves the princess, etc. One I've used in my classroom is Daisy the Dinosaur.

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This French tech school has no teachers, no books, no tuition fees

This French tech school has no teachers, no books, no tuition fees | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

It has no teachers. No books. No MOOCs. No dorms, gyms, labs, or student centers. No tuition.

And yet it plans to turn out highly qualified, motivated software engineers, each of whom has gone through an intensive two- to three-year program designed to teach them everything they need to know to become outstanding programmers.


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Enrico De Angelis's curator insight, June 22, 10:22 AM
no teachers, no books, no tuition but a huge donation ...
Regina Tschud's curator insight, June 24, 4:12 AM

Sounds good to me.

I´m curious, how this will develop within the next years...

Tom Cockburn's curator insight, June 24, 5:48 AM

Worth watching developments,though I can see this having instant appeal to some H.E. Managers and politicians

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5 Robust Apps For The Chromebook Classroom - Edudemic

5 Robust Apps For The Chromebook Classroom - Edudemic | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Helping kids show what they understand by making their thinking visible should be at the heart of most pedagogically sound technology integration. Chrome apps can help you do just that if you choose the right ones. Here are some of my top picks for achieving this in the Chromebook classroom. BookTrack This ingenious platform puts …
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How to Use Scratch for Digital Storytelling - graphite

How to Use Scratch for Digital Storytelling - graphite | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"Digital storytelling involves combining digital media (images, voice narration, music, text, or motion) to tell a story. Over the past few years, digital storytelling has become an increasingly popular and effective way for students to meet a range of learning goals in the classroom. Scratch, a programming project from the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, might be an unexpected tool for digital storytelling. But using Scratch to tell a story is a “twofer”: Students practice important ELA skills and at the same time use computational thinking."

 


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Marianne Hart's curator insight, May 22, 7:22 AM

Students love to learn with Scratch!!

Annelie Medoc's curator insight, May 24, 1:12 PM

Använd scratch till digitalt berättande. Verkar kul.

Michèle Drechsler's curator insight, July 23, 3:32 PM

Le logiciel Scratch permet de combiner les médias et les productions sont multimodales (sons, images, textes...).  Il peut être utilisé dès l'école maternelle pour développer des compétences à l'oral. Les activités de programmation permettent de développer des compétences dans le domaine de l'informatique. Les élèves du primaire, comprennent la nécessité de prévoir et d'exécuter un programme pour transmettre un message à destinataire.


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50 Apps That Clarify 50 New Ways To Learn - te@chthought

50 Apps That Clarify 50 New Ways To Learn - te@chthought | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"Below we’ve gathered a diverse list of learning apps across iOS and Android from giants like Google, Apple, Microsoft, as well as upstarts like Brainfeed, The Sandbox, and Knowji. None of the apps are perfect, but each app does something special, and in that talent represents what’s possible as we careen towards 2020 and beyond.

 

Learning through play. Self-directed learning. Flipped learning. Mobile learning. Collaborative learning. Social learning. It’s all here. Alone, none offer the turn-key approach to education that textbooks have traditionally turned to. But this is a strength. As education technology grows, we can adapt to new learning models that take advantage of the fragmented but enormous potential of self-directed, creative, collaborative, and almost entirely mobile learning."

 


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Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, April 26, 6:01 AM

a nice list

Ali Anani's curator insight, April 27, 12:20 AM

Fifty learning tools in one

God Is.'s curator insight, April 27, 5:26 PM

Always learn something new everyday...

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10 Free Online Educational Game Sites

10 Free Online Educational Game Sites | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Web-based games can prove to be a treasure trove of learning opportunities, and there are a variety of content-areas, age ranges, and skill levels to choose from. The true pay dirt for browser-based learning games can be found on large online digital game hubs. Here are 10 game hubs players that teachers can use to as one tool in their arsenal.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, March 27, 9:41 PM

Finding games that you can use in the classroom is not always as easy as one would like it to be. This post shares 10 websites that are "game hubs" and the games range from one for students as young as preK to students in high school. The list of the sites is below and additional information is in the post (as are links to each). Have fun exploring them and sharing them with your students, and if you know a site that is not listed leave in the Comment section.

* Shepperd Software

* PBS Kids Games

* Mr. Nussbaum

* National Geographic Kids

* Poptropica

* Funbrain

* BBC Schools: Games

* Primary Games

* ABCya.com

* Arcademic Skill Builders

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, March 28, 1:08 PM

Some wonderful resources here. 

Lee Hall's curator insight, April 2, 12:41 PM

The ages range from Pre-K to High School.

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A Framework for Differentiation

A Framework for Differentiation | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"Differentiation is adjusting and modifying what skills and concepts student learn, what materials the use, and/or how their learning is assessed based on the needs of the students.

Our students are not all the same, so we cannot expect that teaching a lesson one way will reach every student."


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Drora Arussy's curator insight, November 17, 8:11 AM

We hopefully are all trying to differentiate, but sometimes we need that creative push and encouragement. This is a wonderful resource with printable infographics for coming work areas and links to concepts and other resources to really get you thinking in every direction outside of the box - each student will gain something out of you using this. 

Janet McQueen's curator insight, November 17, 6:57 PM

These differentiation flowcharts will prompt teachers to make good decisions around scaffolding of student learning.  

Becky Roehrs's curator insight, November 17, 7:08 PM

Check out concepts, assessments, and activities for differentiation...

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MyScript MathPad for Equations - ClassTechTips

MyScript MathPad for Equations - ClassTechTips | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
MyScript Calculator is one of my favorite apps but middle school and high school teachers might want to check out MyScript MathPad. It can handle higher level equations including trigonometry and logarithms.  This super cool, free app turns your handwriting into numerals and solves the equations in front of your eyes.  Definitely check out this powerful math tool!

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Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age

Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 6, 3:50 AM

Interesting infographic on digital citzenship.

Dinah Galligo's curator insight, November 7, 5:01 AM

La nétiquette ... version augmentée !

Pamela Hills's curator insight, November 18, 5:24 PM

 This is something had not thought about. The digital world has changed many things And this is one we have over looked .

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Using LEGO to Teach Hands-On Math

Using LEGO to Teach Hands-On Math | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, September 10, 4:26 AM

Not an app but close enough - love it.

Elizabeth Bowden's curator insight, September 12, 7:52 PM

In addition to using Lego for maths, I've taken my sons (extensive) Lego collection into History and Society & Culture to have the students (high school) demonstrate their understanding of concepts such as globalisation, communism, nationalism, capitalism. Worked really well and classes sooo happy. 

 

Having been broken up into groups and given a concept each, They created cities or environments demonstrating the concept then talked the rest of the class through. 

Ness Crouch's curator insight, September 13, 4:06 PM

Fantastic ideas for using lego in mathematics. Simple hands on tasks.

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Free Screen Recorder Video Capture Software.

Free Screen Recorder Video Capture Software. | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

Screen recorder is convenient and safe software that allows to take PC screen video capture of high quality, with or without sound. The program has no viruses, spyware and unwanted applications. Screen Recorder has been tested by the advanced antivirus systems that proved it is absolutely secure software in its segment.

 


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tom jackson's curator insight, September 26, 7:15 AM

I am using screencast-o-matic currently, but this appears to have many similar functions and may be a way for you to investigate a screen recording product

tom jackson's curator insight, September 26, 7:16 AM

I am using screencast-o-matic currently, but this appears to have many similar functions and may be a way for you to investigate a screen recording product

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 28, 9:00 AM
General information

Screen recorder is convenient and safe software that allows to take PC screen video capture of high quality, with or without sound. The program has no viruses, spyware and unwanted applications. Screen Recorder has been tested by the advanced antivirus systems that proved it is absolutely secure software in its segment. This program is a perfect tool when the users need to create:

  • Video clips
  • Video lectures
  • Video presentations
  • Game video records
  • Online video records
  • Records of video and audio conversations

Screen recorder software allows each user to make unique high-quality screen records and share them with other users on the web. Users don’t have to register or pay fee to use Screen Recorder.

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How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED

How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"n less than a decade, mobile technology has spread to the furthest corners of the planet. Of the estimated 7 billion people on Earth, 6 billion now have access to a working mobile phone. Africa, which had a mobile penetration rate of just 5% in the 1990s, is now the second largest and fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, with a penetration rate of over 60% and climbing."

Cited From: http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/features/how-educators-are-practicing-mobile-learning/#ixzz38DAMUBd0"


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 25, 2:54 PM

How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning

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Improve Your Vocabulary - VocabMonk

Improve Your Vocabulary - VocabMonk | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

VocabMonk is a virtual guide to improve your vocabulary skills. Test your vocabulary today and gain the extra edge required to crack exams like GRE, GMAT, SAT and CAT for free.


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Wan-li Tsai's curator insight, July 7, 10:25 PM

Another interesting website to increase your vocabulary!

Barbara Paola Garcia's curator insight, August 4, 2:06 PM

add your insight...

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, August 5, 2:51 AM

Time for drills.... always useful!! Worth a look

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15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad

15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad

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Lee Hall's curator insight, May 29, 1:10 PM

Several of these cost, but some are free. I like Story Creator and it is free.

A/Prof Jon Willis's curator insight, May 29, 6:45 PM

I've been looking for some recommendations on book apps for ages - here are 15!

CanopéTUIC02's curator insight, June 12, 2:50 PM

Voilà de quoi créer de belles histoires pour tous les âges.

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Apps that rise to the top: Tested and approved by teachers

Apps that rise to the top: Tested and approved by teachers | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold. Michelle Luhtala, a savvy librarian from New Canaan High School in Connecticut has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of appsvoted on by educators around the country.

 

“I wanted to make sure we had some flexibility because there’s no one app that’s better than all the others,” Luhtala said. Some apps are best for younger students, others are more complicated, better suited for high school students. Many apps do one thing really well, but aren’t great at everything. Still others are bought, redesigned or just disappear — so it’s always good to know about an array of tools to suit the need at hand.

 


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Susanne Sharkey's curator insight, June 12, 1:53 PM

Terrific list of apps to use at various levels.

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 12, 10:30 PM

Thx John Evens

Karen Sampson's curator insight, June 18, 7:43 PM

Teachers and Techies are always looking for educational apps that are engaging for students, but promote student learning of content or skills and/or applying their current knowledge in a new way

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5 Apps To Help Students Organize What They Learn - TeachThought

5 Apps To Help Students Organize What They Learn - TeachThought | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"Most students need all the help they can get when it comes to planning big projects. Here’s a list of apps that can help them stay organized when they’re working on group presentations, research papers or other big tasks that might take a little extra energy to keep everything together."

 


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Looks like te@chthoughts site is down. Check the link later on in the day!
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Looks like te@chthoughts site is down. Check the link later on in the day!
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ElectroCity

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ElectroCity is an online computer game that lets players manage their own virtual towns and cities. It’s great fun to play and also teaches players all about energy, sustainability and environmental management in New Zealand.


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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, May 20, 2:39 AM

Great game to learn facts about costs and impacts of energy

Cindy Kroeker's curator insight, May 29, 6:03 AM

Notion: Spaces and Exchanges

 

Mrs. K's curator insight, August 27, 7:16 AM

Geography Game

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36 Brain Breaks for Students - Infographic

36 Brain Breaks for Students - Infographic | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Brain breaks are short mind-body challenges that offer students a reprieve from routine learning activities. Not only are brain breaks fun, they’re a simple way to refocus students’ energy and get them back on track!

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, April 12, 10:25 AM

Here is something fun to offer your students! Thanks Beth!

Lee Hall's curator insight, April 14, 4:27 PM

We all need a break now and then, but for some reason teachers think students can sit still longer than teachers will when they are in a class. Beth Dichter says, "If you find this version too difficult for your students you will find a simpler version of it at http://www.yourtherapysource.com/files/Roll_Some_Fun_Freebie2.pdf "

Mick D Kirkov's curator insight, April 18, 4:02 AM

Kind of Isaac Asimov's Multivac decisions based on flipping a coin, "Heads or tails, gentlemen?" http://www.olivenri.com/machine_won_files/The_Machine_that_Won_the_War01.pdf

 

Educative, no doubt.