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Choose a License | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Uso de Creative Commons en sus trabajos. Y darlos a conocer.

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Plato's Math Errors Mislead Us Still | Errors We Live By | Big Think

Plato's Math Errors Mislead Us Still | Errors We Live By | Big Think | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Plato recently tweeted his 10 biggest mistakes (channeled via Rebecca Goldstein author of
Plato at the Googleplex
). Two mistakes concern mathematics and an almost irrational faith in its powers:
1. Plato’s math mistakes are: “Beautiful mathematics leads us straight to the truth” and “Since ...
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De acuerdo.

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Some Infinities Are Bigger than Other Infinities, and Some Are Just the Same Size | Roots of Unity, Scientific American Blog Network

Some Infinities Are Bigger than Other Infinities, and Some Are Just the Same Size | Roots of Unity, Scientific American Blog Network | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Warning: contains minor spoilers for The Fault in Our Stars.

I recently read The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, now a major motion picture that ...
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De infinitos.
Recomendado:" One, two, three,... Infinity", de Gamow.
http://selfdefinition.org/science/25-greatest-science-books-of-all-time/10.%20George%20Gamow%20-%20One%20Two%20Three...%20Infinty%20(1947)(1988).pdf
 

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4 Stages Of Problem-Based Learning

4 Stages Of Problem-Based Learning | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
4 Stages Of Problem-Based Learning
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Problem Based Learning in four very clear stages.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Make and Print a Simple Flip Book

Free Technology for Teachers: Make and Print a Simple Flip Book | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Sencillo. 
Interesante para crear historias cortas, o poemas.
 

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Over 40 Great Websites for Kids and Young Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Over 40 Great Websites for Kids and Young Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Sitios con contenidos para chiquitos. Una recolección creada en Symbaloo.

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Nature by Numbers, Visualized

Nature by Numbers, Visualized | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it

Un excelente video de Cristóbal Vila sobre los A short animation inspired by math, geometry, and the world around us

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Un excelente video de Cristóbal Vila sobre las matemáticas presentes en los principios de la vida.

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This Is What Math Equations Look Like in 3-D | Science | WIRED

This Is What Math Equations Look Like in 3-D | Science | WIRED | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
These mysterious surfaces were made more than a century ago by mathematicians to answer a simple question: What does an equation look like?
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"By making models you can hold in your hands, Klein (Felix) hoped to keep mathematics anchored to the physical world."

Y con las nueva tecnologías no debería ser tan complicado construir lo que uno necesita, ¿verdad?

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The 8 Must Have Skills for The 21st Century Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Must Have Skills for The 21st Century Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Habilidades básicas que serán (desde ya) requeridas de los jóvenes. Ayudar a desarrollarlas es nuestro compromiso.

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Guide to the Best Homeschooling and Unschooling Resources

Guide to the Best Homeschooling and Unschooling Resources | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Learning resources can include not only online materials -- courses, worksheets, videos, podcasts and the like -- but also things like your local library or museum, or even your backyard. Here’s an overview of some of the types of resources to consider.
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Los recursos pueden servir para otras situaciones, siempre. A cada uno de revisar si le sirven para algo. 

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Monday Music Video: An Epic Rap Battle Between Newton and Nye! | PsiVid, Scientific American Blog Network

Monday Music Video: An Epic Rap Battle Between Newton and Nye! | PsiVid, Scientific American Blog Network | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Today on YouTube we see a showdown between two science greats, with an additional big scicomm name included for good measure!

I've written about Epic Rap Battles ...
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Bring some fun to your class. Then, discuss and decide who won the battle.

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OPINION: Why We Should Read More About the History of Education (EdSurge News)

OPINION: Why We Should Read More About the History of Education (EdSurge News) | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Starting this week, we will host 16 courageous, thoughtful people in the ninth cohort of 4.0 Launch.Christine Ortiz, who’s leading the design team for this cohort, dared me to facilitate a class on the history and philosophy of education, citing a personal desire to know more about the basic underpi
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A summer reading list "Here’s the list of what we’re reading. If you’ve got any good additions or suggestions, please let me know! You can find me at mcandler@4pt0.org or @mcandler."
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Nine Magic Tiles - Android Apps on Google Play

Nine Magic Tiles - Android Apps on Google Play | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
HeyMath! and Camphor Cinema present "9 Magic Tiles" - a game of maths against the clock. Each magic tile contains a fast-paced activity to test your speed an...
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"...the new gaming app is launched by Hey Math as a tribute to mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan’s love for numbers. Hey Math has tied up with Camphor Cinema, the makers of the English-Tamil biopicRamanujan, directed by Gnana Rajasekaran."

Creo que vale la pena jugarlo. Por lo pronto ya lo instalé en mi Android. :) 

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Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers

Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
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Probados y aprobados por docentes. El asunto es dónde y cómo los utilizamos de manera pertinente.

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Great Webinars and Conferences to Support your Professional Development This Summer ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Webinars and Conferences to Support your Professional Development This Summer ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Webinars y conferencias para actualizarse en este verano.
Si no encuentran lo que buscan, ¡vamos armándolo! 

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At the Movies: Films Focused on Education Reform

At the Movies: Films Focused on Education Reform | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
There's been quite a bit of buzz about documentary films that take a look at issues within the American education system. Whether you agree with the point of view of any of these films or not, they are sure to get you thinking.
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Películas y documentales sobre la educación y sus reformas.
¿Qué tal una reunión para analizar y discutir algunas de estas películas, entre docentes? 

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There Is No Education Without the Arts

There Is No Education Without the Arts | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
The best education enables artistic voice and creative habits of mind.
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"Howard Gardner... defines intelligence expansively, as the ability to create an effective product or offer a service that is valued in a culture; a set of skills that make it possible for a person to solve problems in life."

Ni más ni menos.

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A School Built Entirely Around the Love of Math

A School Built Entirely Around the Love of Math | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Designers of the new, non-profit Proof School intend to provide mathematically gifted youth an intensive and complete education in grades 6-12 that typical schools can't muster.
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"In fall 2015, a small, independent school that’s exclusively tailored for math whizzes will open in downtown San Francisco"

Me hubiera encantado esta opción para mi hijo.

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The 10 Stages of the Creative Process

The 10 Stages of the Creative Process | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Listen to your hunches, sponge up ideas, let them marinate, and know when you're done.

The question of what creativity is and how it work
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La creatividad: una de las habilidades a desarrollar en los estudiantes y en nosotros mismos.

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2014 Thiel Fellowship Documentary Series Teaser

2014 Thiel Fellowship Documentary Series Teaser | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Watch a preview of our new documentary series, Teen Technorati, which follows 40 students under the age of 20 as they compete for a Thiel Fellowship. Created by investor Peter Thiel, the $2 million fund awards $100,000 to 20 winners who will have to drop out of school to further develop their individual medical, technology, and design-based projects. From team challenges to a lightning pitch in front of the judges, see who makes the cut as the next generation of young, innovative entrepreneurs.
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¡Adios, escuela tradicional!

Bienvenida la creatividad apoyada por la tecnología.

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Here's How 7,000 High School Seniors Are Using Technology

Here's How 7,000 High School Seniors Are Using Technology | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Tech's attention war is real. Teen Tech Trends , Vol. 124,585.
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"Unsurprisingly, YouTube and Facebook are the big winners, with 66% and 55% of users, respectively, coming in daily. "

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A Must Have Resource of TED Talks for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Resource of TED Talks for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Las conferencias en TED como recursos para sus clases. Recuerden que la mayoría (o todas) disponen de la traducción de los subtítulos.

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Lesson Info: Basic Prism Gizmo | ExploreLearning

Lesson Info: Basic Prism Gizmo | ExploreLearning | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Shine white light or a single-color beam through a prism. Explore how a prism refracts light and investigate the factors that affect the amount of refraction. The index of refraction of the prism, width of the prism, prism angle, light angle, and light wavelength can be adjusted.
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"With an ingenious experiment, Newton passed the colored light from one prism into another prism and found that it produced white light again. "

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Questions to Consider Before We All Flip

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Questions to Consider Before We All Flip | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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"Like most initiatives in schools, flipping the classroom does have merit in the right situation. But also like most initiatives it's not a one-size-fits-all solution. "

Una declaración que debería acompañar cada nueva propuesta. Funciona cuando funciona, pero no sirve para todo ni para todos. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: Complete These Free Courses to Become a Better Researcher

Free Technology for Teachers: Complete These Free Courses to Become a Better Researcher | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Lo de menos es si les dan un certificado por cada uno de estos cursos. No se trata de colgarse medallas sino de aprender. Digo yo. 

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Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then...

Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then... | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students. Especially when it comes to copyright, plagiarism and intellectual property. The waters are murky. No...
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"It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students. "


Totalmente de acuerdo, en todos los ciclos escolares, independientemente de las edades de los que aprenden, o de su rol social. 

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