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5 Open Access Journals on Online Learning » Online College.org

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Looking for open access journals with full-text articles online? Here are five peer-reviewed options focused on distance learning topics.

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DreamBox Learning Math

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Teacher Tool of the Month: Multiplication-Open Arrays

For powerful multiplying and efficient mental computation, this DreamBox lesson teaches students to use multiples of 10 and the distributive property. Students connect partial products to a concrete area context on the open array and learn to efficiently choose and solve partial products that enable better mental multiplication with multi-digit numbers.

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BTH Episode 3

Episode 3 of 'Behind the Headlines'! Baby hedgehogs, alcoholism and the teenage brain, blind mole rats and more! For your daily dose of science news and ente...
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The iPad Effect: A Top-10 List » Third Graders, Dreaming Big

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"It’s only been a few months, but I’ve already noticed some drastic changes in our classroom when the iPads roll in…. I’ve labeled these Top-10 phenomena as being The iPad Effect, as they seem to occur every Tuesday and Thursday…."

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European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning

EURODL

"The European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning – EURODL is currently refreshing its look and its tools. This refereed online journal on distance and e-learning publishes the accounts of research, development and teaching in its most inclusive definition, exploring the potential of electronic publishing. The journal received a face-lift over the past months and plans to go beyond its current version in the summer months of 2009 exploring the world of Web 2.0 to boost the online publishing activity of academics and distinguished experts."

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Cheetah Robot runs 28.3 mph; a bit faster than Usain Bolt

Cheetah Robot is a fast-running quadruped developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from DARPA. It just blazed past its previous speed record, getting up to ...
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Teacher resources : Paper Boy's

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Here are instructions for constructing a paper version of Boy's Surface. It is a difficult surface to visualise; the paper model makes it much easier to understand how it 'works'. It's quite tricky to make.

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500px Announces Creative Commons Licensing Options - Creative Commons

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Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. Read the full press release.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning

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Examine the principles of geometric design that are the basis for the beautiful and intricate patterns in the art of the Islamic world." Activities for the math class.

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Get more out of Google: Tips for students doing online research [infographic]

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This is a great online research infographic that could be turned into a poster for the classroom.

Via Dennis T OConnor, Miloš Bajčetić
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How Teachers Mix Online Math with Classroom Instruction

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As schools start experimenting with educational software -- or blended learning -- teachers are trying to find ways of using tech to enhance learning in diffe...
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The Building Exploratory: Mercers Maths and Models

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An interesting idea.

Uma ideia interessante.

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Isto É Matemática T01E05 O paradoxo do barbeiro - parte 2

O Paradoxo do barbeiro parte2

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BTH #2

This week Dr Carin Bondar takes you behind ScienceAlert's headlines to find out why scary fish from the depths of the ocean are so terrifying and what makes ...
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Leah Buechley: How to “sketch” with electronics | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Designing electronics is generally cumbersome and expensive -- or was, until Leah Buechley and her team at MIT developed tools to treat electronics just like paper and pen.
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Parents Wonder: Why So Much Homework?

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As the movement against excessive homework continues to grow, some parents say they're drawing a line in the sand between home and school.
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List of Free Tools to Create Infographics for your Learners

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Does your learners prefer acquiring and processing information via images, pictures, maps, graphs, charts, illustrations, and other visual aids? Since...
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80 Educational Alternatives to YouTube

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80 EDUCATIONAL ALTERNATIVES TO YOUTUBE Kids learn best when they see how things work, when, where and why they happen. Watching educational videos is a great way to learn because it allows kids to build a visual picture or model in their mind. The visual dimension not only helps them understand concepts better but also stimulates curiosity and encourages self-training.

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OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Luxembourg 2012 | OECD Free Preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution | www.keepeek.com

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This book provides, from an international perspective, an independent analysis of major issues facing the educational evaluation and assessment framew...
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7 Ways of Making ICT More attractive - Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education

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You may not know this, but there is not a lot of difference between a Lee Oskar diatonic harmonica (the type used by blues and folk musicians) and a Hohner Blues Band harmonica. The Lee Oskar is said to have been engineered to give a “sharper” edge to the tone, which suits the blues sound, whereas the Marine Band, being slightly “softer”, works well for folk music too. Unless you’re a purist, there is probably not much in it. As someone once said:

“A difference is only a difference if it makes a difference.”

"Harping the blues", by Alan Levine http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/
So how else does Lee Oskar harmonica differentiate itself from the (as far as I know) more famous Hohner? It includes something in the box which is incredibly useful: a single sheet of paper that explains, amongst other things, the different

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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

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A few months ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted a detailed guide on how Teachers can Use Blogging in Education. We are glad this post has received a wide interaction from...

Via Jon Samuelson, Enid Baines, Kathleen Cercone, Miloš Bajčetić
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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, January 23, 3:43 AM

Blogging is a really important tool to help with literacy skills. Give it a try.

Denis Lundie's curator insight, January 23, 7:18 AM

Writing for the web, in all forms, is an essential communication skill. All languages should teach the techniques and rules that apply to writing for the web.

Dênia Falcão's curator insight, January 23, 12:37 PM

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Physion - General Usage Tutorial

Learn more about Physion at http://physion.net Download it for free at http://physion.net/en/downloads Physion is a 2D Physics simulation..."Software de simulação para a disciplina  de Física.


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