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Motivation, Not IQ, Matters Most for Learning New Math Skills | TIME.com

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Part of our math skills are innate, but a larger part isn't
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16 Of The Year’s Best Ideas In UI Design

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Half the world hasn’t even realized it yet, but we’re facing one of the greatest design challenges in humanity’s history: How do we connect this cloud-based digital world we’ve so quickly inhabited with the analog world we’ve inhabited for so long?
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For Low-Income Kids, Is More Time in School the Answer?

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TB To help disadvantaged kids who are struggling to keep up in school, some education advocates believe that extending the school day could give them
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Myebook - get it out there!

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Create your eBooks, Photo albums, Comics, Magazines, Fanzines, CV, Brochures, Books... When you're done, publish and share your ebook full of photos, video, audio with friends, family, and the world.

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Free Technology for Teachers: WeVideo Offers 10 Tips for Creating Great Videos

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A couple of weeks ago I wrote a lengthy review of the suite of online video editing tools fromWeVideo. This week WeVideo published a blog post containing ten tips for creating great Christmas morning videos. While the theme of post is Christmas morning, the tips in the post can really be applied to recording and editing videos for any live occasion whether it's a holiday party, a birthday party, or a fun school event to celebrate reaching an academic goal.

You'll have to visit the WeVideo blog for the full list. I've only copied in two of them below.  

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A mathematical formula to decipher the geometry of surfaces like that of cauliflower

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Scientists are describing laws that govern the development of certain complex natural patterns, such as those found on the surface of cauliflower.
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Novamente, natureza e matemática!

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Khan Academy's Discovery Lab: Where STEM Meets PBL

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Director Minli Virdone describes Khan Academy's Discovery Lab summer camp, where, among other hands-on projects, 5th, 6th, and 7th graders learn by reverse engineering common household objects.
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How to promote literacy skills in the digital age | eSchool News

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Digital apps that claim to teach children important reading and literacy skills do not always impart higher-level abilities that children need to develop strong reading skills, according to a report from the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.
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One Learning Environment | Network.Ed

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A virtual learning environment is not a substitute for its physical counterpart, but rather an extension of it
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MIT researchers discuss ethics of big data in public cloud

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Big data analytics is often run in the public cloud with services like Apache Hadoop -- but should it be? MIT researches the ethics of big data in the cloud.
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Data in the cloud, yes, no or depends?

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Cinco inovações que mudarão as nossas vidas nos próximos cinco anos

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A «IBM 5 in 5» é uma lista de inovações que têm o potencial de mudar a forma como as pessoas irão trabalhar, viver e interagir nos próximos cinco anos e a empresa considera que o ponto alto será a exploração de novas fronteiras com os cinco sentidos humanos. Para tal, os cientistas da IBM estão a desenvolver novas aplicações e consideram que os avanços tecnológicos marcarão a nova era dos sistemas cognitivos quando os computadores conseguirem, à sua maneira, ver, cheirar, tocar, saborear e ouvir.
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Top Web Tools for Teachers in 2012

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On this day four years ago, this blog saw the light .My primary goal behind the modest work I do here was, is, and will always be to help fellow teachers and educators better integrate technology into their teaching and learning.I never thought that this project will grow into this awesome collaborative community of committed teachers from all around the world. I am so thankful to everyone of you, I have learned a lot from you and I am still learning.
As you can see below, I have collected lists of the top web tools you will need as a teacher in order to effectively leverage the power of technology and web 2.0 in your teaching and learning. I would recommend that you bookmark this page so that you can get back to it whenever needs be.
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Joi Ito's Trends to Watch in 2013 | Think with Google

Joi Ito on the technology trends he's watching in 2013. The Director of MIT's Media Lab says hardware start-ups, gene printing, disruptive education, and agile processes are set to shape the future.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Web 2.0 Collaborative Projects in the Middle School

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Reflections on how well the tools worked with students helped me think about how to use these tools at Broughal.

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The Future Starts Now - 2012 edition

The Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education (www.iktsenteret.no), The purpose of the Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education is to contribute to the realization ...
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Questioning Techniques to Promote Thinking

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Professor Howard Gardner - Nesta

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In this interview, Howard Gardner, Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, talks about what digital technologies can offer learning. He also considers the potential threats they pose to a well-rounded education.

Professor Gardner is a recipient of the MacArthur Prize Fellowship, the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education, and the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences. He is a leading thinker about education and human development and has studied and written extensively about intelligence, creativity, leadership, and professional ethics.

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The Best of YouTube in 2012 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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2013 is just around the corner and as usual this is the ideal time of the year for websites and blogs to feature " year in review " articles. I am one of the fans of such posts because they make me relive those important moments and events of the whole year . Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already started publishing lists of the best and most popular content of 2012. Check out  Top Web Tools for Teachers, and The Best of TED for teachers and we have many more to share with you in the next coming days ( including some surprises for our readers ).

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How Much Homework Does It Take to Educate a Nation?

Which system is better: a European model that encourages equality, creativity and a healthy lifestyle or an Asian model that focuses on technical skills and concrete results? Students: Where would you rather study?
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Fresh Ideas of the Year (Part 1)

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They haven't received much attention yet, but here are some of the more innovative--and useful--ideas that have popped up this year.
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Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal With a Beer Can

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Suffering from poor Wi-Fi? Hack an empty beer can into a signal booster. This video shows you how.
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It's time to save!

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Isto é Matemática T01E10 Juras & Juros

Neste episódio de Isto é Matemática vamos falar das fórmulas que são habitualmente utilizadas pelas entidades financeiras para o cálculo de juros em aplicaçõ...
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Using Technology to Reach Unreachable Students

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The iPad made a transformation in John's learning demeanor. Where once his attitude blared, "I dare you to teach me!" now it screams, " Teach me more!
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