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QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator from classtools.net

QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator from classtools.net | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Design a QR Code 'Treasure Hunt' to get students using their mobile devices to move and to learn
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25 best apps to keep kids entertained while travelling this summer

25 best apps to keep kids entertained while travelling this summer | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
For stress-free journeys, these iPad, Android and Windows tablet apps might be your lucky charm. By Stuart Dredge
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From Concorde to the iPhone, state intervention drives technological innovation

From Concorde to the iPhone, state intervention drives technological innovation | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Paul Mason: History tells us that state involvement is the best route to prosperity. Our politicians need to think big and accept the risk of failure
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Re: group emails and why they’re a scourge. PLEASE READ

Re: group emails and why they’re a scourge. PLEASE READ | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Guy Browning: The company-wide email is as popular as spam, and often a signal of corporate failure. As the BBC’s ex-HR boss will tell you
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Why grammar lessons should be renamed ‘understanding language’

Why grammar lessons should be renamed ‘understanding language’ | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Jessica Brown: It’s an exciting time for grammar, according to the experts. But there’s a need for fresh thinking and the word itself can be misleading
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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Get a better understanding of the definition and the promise of blended learning from this playlist of nine videos and additional resources gathered by VideoAmy.
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Leu, D. J., Jr., Coiro, J., Castek, J., Hartman, D. K., Henry, L. A., & Reinking, D. (2008). Research on instruction and assessment of the new literacies of online reading comprehension. In C. C. B...

Leu, D. J., Jr., Coiro, J., Castek, J., Hartman, D. K., Henry, L. A., & Reinking, D. (2008). Research on instruction and assessment of the new literacies of online reading comprehension. In C. C. B... | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Leu, D. J., Jr., Coiro, J., Castek, J., Hartman, D. K., Henry, L. A., & Reinking, D. (2008). Research on instruction and assessment of the new literacies of online reading comprehension. In C. C. Block, S. Parris, and P. Afflerbach, (Eds.),
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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Julie Coiro, a professor of education, examines four critical thinking disciplines for helping middle and high school students determine the value of information they read online.
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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

Summer camps for coding | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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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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Switch it off and give yourself a digital break

Switch it off and give yourself a digital break | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
If you’re not careful the internet will fill up your life. Don’t forget to leave some time to stare into space… By Lauren Laverne
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EAP in the classroom Part Two - Focus on listening

EAP in the classroom Part Two - Focus on listening | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
In the second of a three-part series on teaching EAP, Edward de Chazal, a freelance consultant, author and presenter, looks at effective listening strategies and appropriate materials to support st...
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Seeds For Learning: October 2013

Seeds For Learning: October 2013 | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Education, Parenting, Homeschooling, Unschooling, Public Schools, Faith, Values
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Blended Learning Toolkit |

Blended Learning Toolkit | | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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ScratchJr - Home

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Instructional Strategies for Critically Evaluating Online Information

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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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