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'Mark of the beast' pupil loses case

'Mark of the beast' pupil loses case | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
A Texan student who refused to wear a badge with a radio tag that tracked her movements loses a federal court appeal against her school's ID policy.
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Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

Spanking the gray matter out of our kids | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
The effects of spanking may include less gray matter in certain areas of the brain that have been linked to depression, addiction and self-control.
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Classroom Management in the Tech-Equipped Classroom

Classroom Management in the Tech-Equipped Classroom | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Successful technology integration includes always having a non-tech Plan B, staying with what works instead of trend-hopping, and minimizing the elements beyond your control.
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Iceland - the home of the developed world's oldest graduates

Iceland - the home of the developed world's oldest graduates | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
A new report on education in the OECD shows that Iceland is the only place in the grouping where people are most likely to graduate when they are over 30
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Coding at school: a parent's guide to England's new computing curriculum

Coding at school: a parent's guide to England's new computing curriculum | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
From the start of the new term, children as young as five will be learning programming skills in the classroom. By Stuart Dredge
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Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine

Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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From marvellous to awesome: how spoken British English has changed

From marvellous to awesome: how spoken British English has changed | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
A study called the Spoken British National Corpus 2014 reveals how our use of language is evolving. Is British English succumbing to American influence, asks Tim Dowling
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Critical Thinking Pathways

Critical Thinking Pathways | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
To teach critical thinking, consider applying six definitions of that discipline to the practices of authentic inquiry, PBL, and integrated studies.
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Satire is dying because the internet is killing it

Satire is dying because the internet is killing it | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Arwa Mahdawi: Facebook’s [satire] tag may prevent people believing Kim Jong-un was voted the sexiest man alive, but the damage is done
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Toddlers who can draw at four 'are more likely to grow up to be clever'

Toddlers who can draw at four 'are more likely to grow up to be clever' | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
We’ve all heard a doting parent pronounce that their toddler’s latest scribbling, proudly displayed on the fridge, is evidence of a nascent genius. Perhaps surprisingly, there may be a shred of truth to the claim.
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Chromebooks and education: A perfect match | ZDNet

Chromebooks and education: A perfect match | ZDNet | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Chromebooks are perfect for students of all ages. They're lightweight, sturdy, inexpensive, secure, and fun. What's not to love?
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25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
There are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. Here are just 25 killer websites.
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Why computer science graduates can’t talk themselves into jobs

Why computer science graduates can’t talk themselves into jobs | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Simon Jenkins: Maths and science graduates are victims of a dirigiste British education policy that fails both labour market and individual
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Six-year-olds outstrip adults in digital understanding but teens lead the way

Six-year-olds outstrip adults in digital understanding but teens lead the way | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
The ‘millennium generation’ have the most digital confidence and knowledge say Ofcom in its latest communications market report. What else does it tell us?
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The Guardian’s style guide editor on … putting the fears around texting into historical context

The Guardian’s style guide editor on … putting the fears around texting into historical context | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
David Marsh: Open door: Every minute, the world’s mobile phone users send more than 15 million text messages. There is no evidence that any of them have forgotten how to write
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Prioritizing Student Voices

Prioritizing Student Voices | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
In order to find value in their learning, students need to find their voices. Teachers can encourage student participation by enabling rather than enforcing it.
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IKEA Totally Makes Fun of Apple in its Hilarious New Ad

IKEA Totally Makes Fun of Apple in its Hilarious New Ad | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Introducing the 2015 IKEA catalog: the coolest, sleekest new gadget on the market
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Radical information literacy

Prezi for Drew Whitworth's talk at the QUT LIS Alumni event, 1st May 2013
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Spoken BNC2014 project announcement | ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS)

Spoken BNC2014 project announcement | ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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How the web lost its way – and its founding principles

How the web lost its way – and its founding principles | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
When Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web 24 years ago he thought he'd created an egalitarian tool that shared information for the greater good. But it hasn't quite worked out like that. What went wrong, asks Stuart Jeffries
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Fan Ho: finding love and light in 1950s Hong Kong – in pictures

Fan Ho: finding love and light in 1950s Hong Kong – in pictures | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Fan Ho, nicknamed ‘the great master’, earned his fame as one Asia’s most beloved street photographers capturing Hong Kong in the 50s and 60s
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Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books
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Is this the end of apps? New research says a third of us don't bother to download

Is this the end of apps? New research says a third of us don't bother to download | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
With billion dollar valuations aplenty, the so-called ‘app economy’ is responsible for a lot froth in the modern tech industry. But is it all downhill from here? A new report suggests that our interest in apps might be falling, with nearly a third of UK smartphone owners not bothering to try a single piece of new software during a typical month.
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GTA 5 Online players are virtually raping each other, is this OK?

GTA 5 Online players are virtually raping each other, is this OK? | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
As Grand Theft Auto V Online hackers get better at modifying the game's code to do their bidding, instances of nude avatars running around naked raping others in vineyards are on the up.
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25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
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Tech-savvy kids, don’t become a digital obsessive like me

Tech-savvy kids, don’t become a digital obsessive like me | MA DTCE | Scoop.it
Keith Stuart: I’m glad my sons – aged six and eight – are digitally literate and handy with a tablet. But I don’t want the tablet to use them
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