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iPads in the classroom: Moving beyond the Apps - The ICT Advisors

iPads in the classroom: Moving beyond the Apps - The ICT Advisors | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
iPads, iPods and other tablets are becoming more commonplace in the classroom, and schools are filling their devices with lots of Apps. Teachers could be missing valuable opportunities to truly embed the use of iPads in the classroom.

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Tablets in general (and not just iPads) can do much more than just provide apps 'for everything'. Teachers could be missing the wood for the trees (and lots of them!)

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Hector Gonzalez's curator insight, October 25, 2014 1:35 PM

las tabletas al salón de clase ya como herramientas de trabajo....

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 8, 2015 8:35 PM

This is a very useful article. Well worth a read if you are trying to change pedagogy around using mobile devices. 

Jamie Dammann's curator insight, October 25, 2015 8:57 PM

Technology: I chose this resource because we are currently in the process of rolling out a pilot program at one of our schools where tablets will be implemented into all the classrooms for every student. I like how this article talks about moving beyond apps and how they can be used successfully.

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Innovation Programs In Schools Can Help Kids Learn More Than Just Facts

Innovation Programs In Schools Can Help Kids Learn More Than Just Facts | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
While innovation programs at secondary schools are relatively new, they seem to be metastasizing across the education system and are increasingly popular among educators, parents and students.
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Strengthening democracy through open education - University World News

Strengthening democracy through open education - University World News | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
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Why Are So Many New College Graduates Such Bad Writers?

Why Are So Many New College Graduates Such Bad Writers? | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
"The biggest differentiator in business now is good writing.”
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Artificial intelligence will transform universities. Here’s how

Artificial intelligence will transform universities. Here’s how | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a technology whose time has come.
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Magic, Minecraft, and Makers: The Games Your Kids Won’t Stop Talking About

Magic, Minecraft, and Makers: The Games Your Kids Won’t Stop Talking About | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
Innovation, creative thinking, and open-ended play has engaged curious kids for generations.
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13 Tips for Teaching News and Information Literacy

13 Tips for Teaching News and Information Literacy | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
Experts share their most successful teaching methods for elementary and middle schoolers.
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Enter an Archive of 6,000 Historical Children’s Books, All Digitized and Free to Read Online

Enter an Archive of 6,000 Historical Children’s Books, All Digitized and Free to Read Online | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it

We can learn much about how a historical period viewed the abilities of its children by studying its children's literature.
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Study: Alternative credentials here to stay, but evidence of ROI 'thin'

Study: Alternative credentials here to stay, but evidence of ROI 'thin' | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it

News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools

Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
IN 1953 B.F. Skinner visited his daughter’s maths class. The Harvard psychologist found every pupil learning the same topic in the same way at the same speed. A few days later he built his first “teaching machine”, which let children tackle questions at their own pace.
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What schools of business must do: Transform students into conscious leaders

What schools of business must do:  Transform students into conscious leaders | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it

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What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All? - EdSurge News


If you’ve ever zoned out during a lecture, or if your students are prone to distraction as you click through your PowerPoint deck, that’s partl
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CREATE A NARRATIVE-DRIVEN SCAVENGER HUNT WITH AURASMA

Students develop their logic and narrative skills, using this augmented reality mobile app to post symbols on their school campus. Each symbol corresponds to a passage the student has written.
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In push for digital materials, expert says print is still important

In push for digital materials, expert says print is still important | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
"“What this means is the challenge for education is to actually confront the question of what’s best learned and how, and we haven’t done it."
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IT productivity paradox in higher education ‘overstated,’ study suggests

IT productivity paradox in higher education ‘overstated,’ study suggests | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
Study finds that technology spending spurs gains in colleges’ outputs -- but they vary depending on the institution.
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What if food prep becomes the top tech skill we can't live without? Sound crazy? Bear with me...

What if food prep becomes the top tech skill we can't live without? Sound crazy? Bear with me... | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
What if we started learning food prep and cooking in elementary school? And I'm not thinking about food prep as an elective course or two. No, my
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10 Practical Strategies to Integrate Technology in Your Classroom

10 Practical Strategies to Integrate Technology in Your Classroom | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
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Four strategies to help build an academic writing routine – Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD

Four strategies to help build an academic writing routine – Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
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University of Vermont's med school will discontinue lectures

University of Vermont's med school will discontinue lectures | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it

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7 Critical Skills for the Jobs of the Future

7 Critical Skills for the Jobs of the Future | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
As automation changes the workforce, it's essential to focus on these job skills of the future. Read how to adopt these seven survival skills of the future.
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Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.
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Skill, re-skill and re-skill again. How to keep up with the future of work

Skill, re-skill and re-skill again. How to keep up with the future of work | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
Every five years, your skills are about half as valuable as they were before. Here's how to stay ahead of the career curve.
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The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 – Top Ten Online Colleges

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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World | Malta Digital Curation and Learning | Scoop.it
63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World
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