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3D Printers Cheaper, Getting More Use in Schools, Libraries - Breaking news around the world

3D Printers Cheaper, Getting More Use in Schools, Libraries - Breaking news around the world | Future of education | Scoop.it
When people think of 3D printing, many think of a new technology that is out of reach and too complicated to use even if they had access to it. However, the buying trends of 3D printers, particularly among schools and libraries, show that isn’t true.

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Using The Power Of The Pair To Enhance Active Learning - Edudemic

Using The Power Of The Pair To Enhance Active Learning - Edudemic | Future of education | Scoop.it

Colleen Lee: 


I remember when I first figured out the “power of the pair”. I had walked onto our school library and the noise was way above what I would expect. I asked our librarian how it could be like that and she told me it wasn’t ‘noise’ – that if I listened closely it was ‘learning’. As I looked around the room it was evident. Students were working together to help each other in learn. For me the ‘pair’ is now one of my most powerful tools. I use it in all my foreign language classes and see it increasingly used in other disciplines. Here’s a few reasons why:


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, May 19, 2013 1:22 PM

The sweet noise of learning in the library should be music to any teacher or librarian's ears.