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What the hell does a digital strategist / planner do, anyway?

What the hell does a digital strategist / planner do, anyway? | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Someone asked me the other day to explain my job function.
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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis shares a wealth of apps and platforms that can facilitate teaching and maximize learning within a BYOD classroom and school environment. She counts 51, and these are just her favorites!
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iPads may help kids with autism develop communication skills (Science Alert)

iPads may help kids with autism develop communication skills (Science Alert) | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
A new study has shown that children with autism who use computer tablets as part of their language and social communication treatment may develo
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Will digital eat the children's media world? 'It's totally going to happen!'

Will digital eat the children's media world? 'It's totally going to happen!' | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
But that doesn't necessarily mean printed books and linear television will die out by 2020, suggest experts. By Stuart Dredge
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Facebook reveals news feed experiment to control emotions

Facebook reveals news feed experiment to control emotions | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Protests over secret study involving 689,000 users in which friends' postings were moved to influence moods
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Swedish School Employs Mandatory Minecraft Course

Swedish School Employs Mandatory Minecraft Course | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Minecraft will help teach city planning to Swedish teens.
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Robot doctors, online lawyers and automated architects: the future of the professions?

Robot doctors, online lawyers and automated architects: the future of the professions? | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Tom Meltzer: Advances in technology have long been recognised as a threat to manual labour. Now highly skilled, knowledge-based jobs that were once regarded as safe could be at risk. How will these professions adapt to the digital age?
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Ulysses app lets you 'literally wrestle' with Joyce

Ulysses app lets you 'literally wrestle' with Joyce | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Alison Flood: Entitled 'He liked thick word soup', new gizmo gets you to manipulate text with your fingers. I don't know what it's for, but I like it
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4 Free Web Tools for Student Portfolios

4 Free Web Tools for Student Portfolios | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
I still have every single project I ever completed in preschool. My dad collected them and kept each one in a grocery bag that he tucked away in the back of his closet. Looking through his collection
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Creating Student Portfolios

Creating Student Portfolios | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
When this school year ends, my goal is for my students to have a writing portfolio with all of their work-- including all drafts. As an English teacher, I'd like for my students to leave with two a...
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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
You've got every device under the sun in front of you. Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. There are lots of apps, and t
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Still running Windows XP? That's the way Bill Gates planned it

Still running Windows XP? That's the way Bill Gates planned it | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Bill Gates's vision was of 'a computer on every desk, each one running Microsoft software'. Now the true cost is emerging, writes John Naughton
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Artist Shows What Disney Princesses’ Happily-Ever-Afters Really Look Like

Artist Shows What Disney Princesses’ Happily-Ever-Afters Really Look Like | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Photographer Dina Goldstein imagines what lives of the Disney princesses turned out to be if we left all the fairy tale luck and charm aside.
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Can a $7 gadget change the world?

Can a $7 gadget change the world? | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060

The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060 | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Paul Mason: Populations with access to technology and a sense of their human rights will not accept inequality
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YouTube, apps and Minecraft: digital kids and the future of children’s media

YouTube, apps and Minecraft: digital kids and the future of children’s media | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
SuperAwesome boss Dylan Collins challenges entertainment companies and investors to adapt to change. By Stuart Dredge
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Here's how you learn new languages while you sleep (Science Alert)

Here's how you learn new languages while you sleep (Science Alert) | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
A new study has provided proof that listening to a new language while you sleep can reinforce prior learning.
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Summer camps for coding

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Minecraft: here's one I made earlier

Minecraft: here's one I made earlier | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
It's been dubbed virtual Lego, a place where people build fantasy worlds and drop in on past creations. As Minecraft turns five and tops 50m users, Tom Lamont assembles his dream construction team and steps into a land of opportunity, love and painful memories
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Brain Waves Synchronize for Faster Learning | IFLScience

Brain Waves Synchronize for Faster Learning | IFLScience | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
  As our thoughts dart from this to that, our brains absorb and analyze new information at a rapid pace. According to a new study, these quickly changing brain states may be encoded by the synchronization of brain waves across different brain regions. Waves originating from two areas involved in learning couple to form new communication circuits when monkeys learn to categorize different patterns of dots. 
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The seven digital deadly sins – interactive

The seven digital deadly sins – interactive | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
The seven digital deadly sins
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8 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios

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80 Online Tools, References, and Resources

80 Online Tools, References, and Resources | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
11/10/11 Update: We have an additional 30 plus tools, references, and resources submitted by community members.

We all know that teachers are always looking for tools, references, and resources for
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Countries that excel at problem-solving encourage critical thinking - FT.com

Countries that excel at problem-solving encourage critical thinking - FT.com | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Maths lessons have changed since Tom Ding was at school. Recalling his favourite subject, Ding remembers: “A big pile of textbooks, the teacher taking you through an example, giving you a bit of context and then telling you what page to open the
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Court backs 'right to be forgotten'

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UK 'second best education in Europe'

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