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The ACE Centre

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Giving a voice to children, young people and adults who have difficulty in communicating.
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Missing boy existed only on Facebook

Missing boy existed only on Facebook | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Woman in custody after boy reported missing on Saturday and parents turn out to be a construct of false Facebook accounts
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Children can swipe a screen but can't use toy building blocks, teachers warn

Children can swipe a screen but can't use toy building blocks, teachers warn | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Teachers call for research into effects of tablet addiction amid concerns computer habits are hindering progress at school
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How changing its font to Garamond could save the US government $370m

How changing its font to Garamond could save the US government $370m | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
A schoolboy in Pittsburgh reckons the US administration could save up to 24% of its printing costs – just by using a different font for its printed material, says Jon Henley
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Why Don't You Try This?: Here's What Facebook Is Doing to Your Brain. It's Kind of Shocking

I had no idea. Neither will you.
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The truth about ADHD: Over-diagnosis linked to cause championed by Michelle Rhee

The truth about ADHD: Over-diagnosis linked to cause championed by Michelle Rhee | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered a disturbing link between over-diagnosis and the proliferation of standardized testing
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Innovation Expert John Seely Brown on New Ways of Learning in a Rapidly-Changing World - YouTube

John Seely Brown is a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California and the independent co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge. He has w...
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25 things you may have forgotten about the internet

25 things you may have forgotten about the internet | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Happy belated birthday to the world wide web. To celebrate, here are 25 things you may have forgotten from your first forays online, as suggested by our readers
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How Long Do Users Stay on Web Pages?

How Long Do Users Stay on Web Pages? | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Users often leave Web pages in 10-20 seconds, but pages with a clear value proposition can hold people's attention for much longer because visit-durations follow a negative Weibull distribution.
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The 3 Rs - ready, respectful and resilient: A school has put pupils' character formation before exam results

The 3 Rs - ready, respectful and resilient: A school has put pupils' character formation before exam results | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
For 14-year-old Laurentiu Filip, it has taught him how to channel his curiosity. He is brimming with enthusiasm as he tries to make an etching in his art lesson. Jasmin Smith, aged 13, thinks it has given her the self-control to persevere with tasks she has been set at school. Welcome to the Bedford Academy, which has become the UK pioneer for a learning programme from the United States aimed at building character among pupils.
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How computer-generated fake papers are flooding academia

How computer-generated fake papers are flooding academia | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
More and more academic papers that are essentially gobbledegook are being written by computer programs – and accepted at conferences
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The “All-Time” Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The “All-Time” Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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When You Fall in Love, This Is What Facebook Sees

When You Fall in Love, This Is What Facebook Sees | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
“During the 100 days before the relationship starts, we observe a slow but steady increase in the number of timeline posts shared between the future couple.”
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Case studies : Jisc

Case studies : Jisc | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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Compulsory school age in danger of becoming two, survey shows

Compulsory school age in danger of becoming two, survey shows | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Children's commissioner says almost half of parents admit to using nurseries to improve chances of getting school places
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A museum on the ocean floor

A museum on the ocean floor | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Artist and diver Jason deCaires Taylor has populated the seabed with his eerie underwater sculptures – which give new life to marine creatures.
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Can technology kill off the exam?

Can technology kill off the exam? | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
We have the technology to get rid of final exams and assess students differently, says Colin Barras, but are we ready yet?
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Manchester Central Library reopens after £50m revamp

Manchester Central Library reopens after £50m revamp | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Vincent Harris's neoclassical treasure, closed since 2010, celebrates its 80th birthday restored to its former glory
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Could an app revolutionise reading?

Could an app revolutionise reading? | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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Teachers: life inside the exam factory

Teachers: life inside the exam factory | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Long hours, endless targets, worried children: as Michael Gove shakes up our schools, John Harris hears why teachers are quitting in droves
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In a bad mood? Your social networks might be to blame

In a bad mood? Your social networks might be to blame | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Contagious effect of sad and happy messages in real life also observable in virtual networks, survey of Facebook data reveals
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25 things you might not know about the web

25 things you might not know about the web | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
John Naughton: It sprang from the brain of one man, Tim Berners-Lee, and is the fastest-growing communication medium of all time. We examine how the web has transformed our lives for good and ill
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Primary school teachers work almost 60 hours a week, finds official survey

Primary school teachers work almost 60 hours a week, finds official survey | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Department of Education survey suggests profession is plagued by long hours and 'unnecessary and bureaucratic tasks'
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5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
"I'm not very tech savvy" is the response I usually hear from teachers that struggle with technology. Whether it's attaching a document to an email or creating a PowerPoint, some teachers really have
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Psychologist on a mission to give every child a Learning Chip

Psychologist on a mission to give every child a Learning Chip | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Prof Robert Plomin wants educators to take notice of genes, and has a new big idea – personalised learning, discovers Peter Wilby
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SAMR Model - Technology Is Learning

SAMR Model - Technology Is Learning | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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