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5 reasons girls don’t pursue technology-related careers

5 reasons girls don’t pursue technology-related careers | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
More than 5.1 million people worked in core technology jobs in the U.S. in 2015, but just 25 percent of those jobs were held by women.

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3 Ways Video Games Can Help Students Thrive

3 Ways Video Games Can Help Students Thrive | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
Game-based learning boosts motivation, literacy and social skills.

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Alejandra Lozano Rgz's curator insight, September 27, 2016 2:24 PM
Despite video games have been seen as a negative activity due to the addiction that creates in some persons, video games can contribute to different abilities of their users. For example, I have known some people who have acquired knowledge about different languages as English and Chinese just playing these video games. In this century it is important to open our minds and integrate technology into the educational matters in order to engage our students to the knowledge using their interests.
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Students hosted a tech PD conference at their school

Students hosted a tech PD conference at their school | LMS Resources | Scoop.it

"After middle schoolers hosted a Chromebook-themed unconference, Google set up its own Leadership Symposium."


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Will online learning lead education by 2025?

Will online learning lead education by 2025? | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
Education professionals across Europe, the Middle East and Africa demand accessibility for all, but feel academic institutions are failing to maximise the potential of the technology available, according to Polycom’s ‘Education in 2025 – Technology Innovation’ survey.

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Will the classroom of the future look more like a coffee shop?

Will the classroom of the future look more like a coffee shop? | LMS Resources | Scoop.it

"Flexible furniture and open seating are changing the nature of learning"


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Awesome Algebra Apps and Websites

Awesome Algebra Apps and Websites | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
Whether you're introducing pre-algebra topics like factoring and exponents or looking for resources to support teaching more advanced concepts like matrices, polynomials, and linear equations, these great apps and sites have you covered. Take a look to find lessons, reference...

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Schools link textbooks to retention, graduation rates

Schools link textbooks to retention, graduation rates | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
Amid declining student retention and success rates, ensuring that students have their materials could help improve students’ chances for success.

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Hector Cortez's curator insight, September 20, 2015 11:26 PM

añada su visión ...

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Know Your Time Management Limits as an Online Student

Know Your Time Management Limits as an Online Student | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
A full-time job and a full-time course load aren't workable for every online student.

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Hector Cortez's curator insight, September 20, 2015 11:21 PM

añada su visión ...

elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, September 21, 2015 11:19 AM

Maybe one of the most underrated aspect for potential online learners

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The tech that could’ve stopped that Philadelphia train crash won’t be rolled out for years

The tech that could’ve stopped that Philadelphia train crash won’t be rolled out for years | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
Railroad operators are years behind on implementing positive train control — a technology that experts say could've averted that Philadelphia Amtrak derailment.
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Fantastical 2 Is a Crazy-Powerful Calendar App for Your Mac | WIRED

Fantastical 2 Is a Crazy-Powerful Calendar App for Your Mac | WIRED | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
When Michael Simmons and Kent Sutherland started building a calendar app for the Mac, their goal was simple: fix everything bad about iCal.
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Coding for Kids Revisited

Coding for Kids Revisited | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
Learn about six new or improved resources designed especially to help elementary school students learn and develop coding skills.
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Chromebooks + Google Apps for Education = Cloud-Friendly Classrooms

Schools find a cost-effective approach to collaboration by implementing Google solutions.
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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category
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Discover MindMup

Discover MindMup - free, opensource, cloud based mind mapping software

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Doug Joubert's curator insight, September 28, 2016 9:04 PM
An awesome AND FREE mind-mapping tool!  Works perfectly from Safari on the iPad.  You have to live in the UK to download the iOS app.
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Why Are We So Obsessed With Teaching Kids Cursive Handwriting?

Why Are We So Obsessed With Teaching Kids Cursive Handwriting? | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
While learning to write by hand has been proven by researchers to aid cognition and early reading, the scientific foundation for cursive writing specifically is

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EDTECH@UTRGV's curator insight, September 30, 2016 6:22 PM

When my sister-in-law complained about my nephew's penmanship, he responded, "Why do I need to learn how to write well when all the work I do is on the computer?" :-)

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Reader Survey Finds Unprepared Students a Persistent Problem

Reader Survey Finds Unprepared Students a Persistent Problem | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
Unprepared students, students who aren’t prepared for the rigors of college, and budget cuts are the top day-to-day challenges for faculty, readers say.

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Georgia district creates homework zones via wi-fi buses

Georgia district creates homework zones via wi-fi buses | LMS Resources | Scoop.it

"Georgia’s Liberty County School System to outfit its school bus fleet with wi-fi in an effort to extend the school day — the first school district in Georgia to provide students free internet access through mobile wi-fi units."


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5 Reasons Why 3D Learning Is The Next Big Thing

5 Reasons Why 3D Learning Is The Next Big Thing | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
In this article, PulseLearning explores the possibilities of 3D learning and the opportunities it can bring to the corporate training landscape.

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VR – The Next Leap in Learning

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"Compel to learn? That’s history. Check out the new medium to learn – Virtual Reality. It is the next leap in learning. VR is exciting and so immersive that one is compelled to find out more. The edge of paper ceases to exist, encouraging animators in the most exhilarating ways to hone their craft. The “full immersion” into a drawing has to be experienced to know what it feels like. The characters from a page can turn around in space."


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Students help launch one-to-one Chromebook program

Students help launch one-to-one Chromebook program | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
One school's students take on the heavy lifting of imaging Chromebooks -- such as it is

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, September 22, 2015 9:44 AM

What a great way for students to help, do you have a "Tech Shed" (short for student help desk) in your district?  Sounds like a great idea.

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OECD: Technology in Schools Not Boosting Achievement

OECD: Technology in Schools Not Boosting Achievement | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
Results from the OECD's PISA exam show that technology use in the classroom does not automatically improvement achievement -- and may harm it.

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Create Flashcards - Cram.com

Create Flashcards - Cram.com | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
Create or upload your flashcard sets so you can study, print, share and download millions of flashcards.
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Love this sight because you use Google Drive with it!

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A Beautiful Visual on How Technology Is Transforming 21st Century Education

A Beautiful Visual on How Technology Is Transforming 21st Century Education | LMS Resources | Scoop.it
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AR Resources

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If you're seeking meaningful ways to enhance the student learning experience using Augmented Reality (AR) you've come to the right place!  Please share your ideas in the comments section below. To ...
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