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Teaching the last backpack generation

Teaching the last backpack generation | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it
This is the last generation of students who will carry backpacks to school. For teachers and parents, the realization that education will look very diff

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Coursera

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Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. The staff at Coursera envision a future where the top universities are educating not only thousands of students, but millions. 


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Pick Your Course: Fall PD from PBS TeacherLine!

Pick Your Course: Fall PD from PBS TeacherLine! | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it

Get a head start on the skills and resources you need for the year ahead with cool PD offerings from PBS TeacherLine, starting September 19th.


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Skylar Tibbits: The emergence of "4D printing"

3D printing has grown in sophistication since the late 1970s; TED Fellow Skylar Tibbits is shaping the next development, which he calls 4D printing, where th...

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4-D printing

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3D printing involves creating 3-dimensional objects layer by layer. Project Cyborg opens the doors to the possibilities of 4-D printing.

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The Teacher's Guide To Choosing The Best Digital Content - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Choosing The Best Digital Content - Edudemic | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it
Here's a handy visual step-by-step guide to choosing the best digital content for a blended learning environment. Useful for all skill levels!

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Coding for Middle Schoolers - THE Journal

Coding for Middle Schoolers - THE Journal | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it

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Open Source Software and Open Educational Resources

Open Source Software and Open Educational Resources | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it

Open source software (OSS) and open educational resources (OER) share a common heritage and philosophy - they are both about giving everyone access and permission to use, change and re-use material.  

Find out more about open source software and open educational resources (OER), so that you can use them in your teaching and learning.

 

Read more at: http://onlineanddistancelearning.com/open-source


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Featured DesignX Workshop> Skylar Tibbits To Present 4D Printing & Bio-Molecular Self Assembly

Featured DesignX Workshop> Skylar Tibbits To Present 4D Printing & Bio-Molecular Self Assembly | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it

 

DesignX presenter Skylar Tibbits, the founder of SJET, Director of Self Assembly Lab, and Senior TED Fellow, will host a hands-on lab introducing interior designers and architects to the future of additive manufacturing and programmable matter.

 

Discover how matter programmers design materials to self-assemble when exposed to the elements. Additional topics include 4D printing and how 3D printing technology is changing.

 

Tibbits will utilize self-assembling structures to touch base on what these changes mean for design practices.



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Teaching the last backpack generation

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This is the last generation of students who will carry backpacks to school. For teachers and parents, the realization that education will look very diff

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The 5 Most Popular Social Media Content Curation Tools

The 5 Most Popular Social Media Content Curation Tools | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it

Kevin K. Lau calls Scoop.it "one of the best sites for curating content right now."

 

Check out why he thinks Scoop.it is worthy of the number one spot in his article The 5 Most Popular Social Media Content Curation Tools.


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Udacity - 21st Century University

Udacity is a private educational organization with the stated goal of democratizing education. It is the outgrowth of free computer science classes offered through Stanford University. 


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edX - Home

EdX is a joint partnership between The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to offer online learning to millions of people around the world. EdX will offer Harvard and MIT classes online for free. Through this partnership, the institutions aim to extend their collective reach to build a global community of online learners and to improve education for everyone.


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Edutech for Teachers

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Still wondering about the value of teaching coding in schools? - Treehouse launches job board for its 35K coding students

Still wondering about the value of teaching coding in schools? - Treehouse launches job board for its 35K coding students | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it
While the job board will have a mix of positions at entry and management levels, Treehouse founder Ryan Carson said it speaks to his main passion: serving the underserved and marginalized.

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Norton Gusky's curator insight, June 7, 2013 7:16 AM

More evidence that STEMx, especially computational thinking, can make a difference for underserved students in urban and rural areas. Students can work remotely and stay part of their communities. 

Jacqueline Taylor-Adams's curator insight, June 13, 2013 9:38 PM

The Urban Tech Fair is here to report such truths, so we may rethink the capacity and character of the "underserved and marginalized."

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LearnXScape | 4D-printing: from self-assembling chairs to cancer-fighting robots

LearnXScape | 4D-printing: from self-assembling chairs to cancer-fighting robots | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it

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LEGO Education | Products > Elementary > LEGO Education WeDo Construction Set

LEGO Education | Products > Elementary > LEGO Education WeDo Construction Set | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it
The LEGO® Education WeDo Construction Set is an easy-to-use set that introduces young students to robotics when combined with the LEGO Education WeDo Software v.1.2 and Activity Pack.

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Global STEMx Education Conf. 19-21Sept2013

Global STEMx Education Conf. 19-21Sept2013 | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it

Welcome to the Global 2013 STEMx Education Conference, the world’s first massively open online conference for educators focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and more.

The conference will be held over the course of three days, September 19 - 21, 2013, and will be free to attend.

 

STEMxCon will be a highly inclusive event that will engage students and educators around the globe and will encourage primary, secondary, and tertiary (K-16) educators around the world to share and learn about innovative approaches to STEMx learning and teaching. 


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3-D Printing Revolution Needs Simple Design Software | MIT Technology Review

3-D Printing Revolution Needs Simple Design Software  | MIT Technology Review | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it
A lack of accessible design tools is holding back 3-D printing.

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sylvia martinez's curator insight, April 29, 2013 2:44 PM

If people expect software to be free, it will never happen - or it will become part of a proprietary chain like Google, Amazon or Apple. You will buy your design from Amazon, modify it with their tools, and print it on their printer.

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10 Lessons From the Best District in the Country | Scholastic.com

10 Lessons From the Best District in the Country | Scholastic.com | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it
Mooresvilleâ??s Mark Edwards on how it took his district five years to become an overnight success.

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Heather Peretz's curator insight, March 20, 2013 11:34 PM

Interesting read! 

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Edu Twitter Hashtag Chats

Edu Twitter Hashtag Chats | Magic Moments with Your Class | Scoop.it

There are now dozens of weekly Twitter hashtag discussions on many educational topics and subjects ... you can find details here.

Most last for one hour with many having a Poll which decides on the topic to be discussed ... there is usually a moderator.

For example there is one every Tuesday evening in Singapore (8:00pm) #edsg ... the discussion stream can be viewed at http://tweetchat.com/room/edsg ;

 


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