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17 Real-World Ways iPads Are Being Used In Schools - Edudemic

17 Real-World Ways iPads Are Being Used In Schools - Edudemic | Learning Happens Everywhere! | Scoop.it
We see iPads in education all over the place. So what are some actual ways iPads are being used in schools that you could learn from?

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, February 21, 2013 5:16 PM

Are you wondering how other school districts (and colleges) are using iPads? This post provides short descriptions as well as links to a wide variety of ways iPads are being used across the world.

Below are four areas found in this post:

* Putting students in charge of the learning process

* Helping students with disabilities

* Closing the digital achievement gap

* Re-imagining how newspapers are used in class

Each area discussed provides a link for additional information. If you are about to bring iPads into your school, or have a program up and running and are interested in learning what others are doing take the time to read this post.

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Should I teach problem-, project-, or inquiry-based learning?

Should I teach problem-, project-, or inquiry-based learning? | Learning Happens Everywhere! | Scoop.it

"Lately, there have been a bunch of buzzwords floating around the education world that all seem to mean the same thing. You’ve probably heard them: problem-based learning, project-based learning and inquiry-based learning. Is there a difference? How will you know which one to do in your classroom?"


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Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, May 14, 2013 11:59 PM
Thanks, Deborah for describing it all so well!
Sandra Wozniak's comment, May 15, 2013 4:29 AM
Amen!
Brad Reitzel's curator insight, July 5, 5:43 AM

this is a very insightful article that helps lay out the similarities and differences between project based, inquiry based and problem based learning styles. a good read for anyone looking to try them, and understand the differences between them. 

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Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations

Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations | Learning Happens Everywhere! | Scoop.it

#Sources#Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.


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Armando's curator insight, December 24, 2012 5:02 AM
Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations
OSI's curator insight, September 19, 2013 9:17 PM

Bonjour

 

Kim Carpenter-Powell's curator insight, February 26, 8:22 PM

This course has been a tedious and challenging at time; however, I think that the redesign activities really helped me to see how my activities and lessons can be improved in order to help my students.  

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Trends | Infographic: Apps and Education

Trends | Infographic: Apps and Education | Learning Happens Everywhere! | Scoop.it
Provided By: OnlineColleges.net...

 

Gust MEES: please accept my Critical-Thinking again! Education makes a great publishing with Infographics and Blogs, BUT they forget every time to consider "IT-Security" and "Privacy" which I start to... sorry... I am from Europe, we take it more serious...

 

Check here for better protection on "Privacy" and also "IT-Security:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free?tag=App+Advisor+by+secure.me

 

 


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15 Habits For Learning In The 21st Century

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Defining 21st century skills is an editorial matter. There are dozens of examples floating range with a range of authority behind them—some inspired, grassroots efforts, other core brands of multimillion dollar organizations making a national push.

 

Read more:

http://edudemic.com/2012/06/currency-of-learning/

 


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How Learning Analytics Are Being Used In HIGHER ED - Edudemic

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The Horizon Report showcases a number of different examples of institutions that are using learning analytics in different ways.

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Linda Alexander's curator insight, February 19, 2013 7:30 AM

Extremely interesting research being conducted, especially at Stanford and a few other universities...

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest – How Teachers Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest – How Teachers Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Learning Happens Everywhere! | Scoop.it
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest – How Teachers Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]...

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Help Our Kids Compete Globally - How Do We Compare?

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Did you know that by 2013 " China will have 200 million college graduates—more than the entire U.S. workforce—and by 2020 India will be graduating four times as many college graduates as the United States"?

This infographic looks at finding from the Center for the Next Generation and the Center for American Progress report 'The Competition that Really Matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian Investments in the Next Generation Workforce.'  This link also provides links to the full report and the introduction and summary as will as information on the polling resources.


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The Importance of "21st Century Skills" - MediaCAST Blog

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Lately there has been a fair amount of pressure on educators to cultivate “21st century skills” in their students. But what exactly does this mean?

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