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10 free tools for creating infographics | Infographic | Creative Bloq

10 free tools for creating infographics | Infographic | Creative Bloq | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
For all the importance we place on text, it's an indisputable fact that images are processed in the brain faster than words. Hence the rise and rise of the infographic which, at its best, transforms complex information into graphics that are both easy to grasp and visually appealing. No wonder magazine readers and web visitors love them.
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Infografías: para comunicar lo que nos interesa. Para que nuestros alumnos aprendan a crear y a leer gráficos. Etc.

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Pre-order Golden Ratio Coloring Book on BackerKit

Pre-order Golden Ratio Coloring Book on BackerKit | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
BackerKit is the world's most trusted post-crowdfunding platform.
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I want this!
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Apple launches Swift Playgrounds for iPad to teach kids to code

Apple launches Swift Playgrounds for iPad to teach kids to code | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Apple today announced Swift Playgrounds for the iPad, a new project that aims to teach kids to code in Swift. When you first open it, Swift Playground..
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Swift Playgrounds for iPad
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e-learning , conocimiento en red: What is the Internet of things? [infografía] [infographic] ... tu cavas

e-learning , conocimiento en red: What is the Internet of things? [infografía] [infographic] ... tu cavas | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
e-learning, web2.0, web 2.0, aprendizaje, formación online, formación virtual, capacitación virtual, comunidad eLearning, technology, edublog, weblog, e-Learning, elearning, formación corporativa
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Para entender de qué se trata "Internet of things".
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The magic of Fibonacci numbers

The magic of Fibonacci numbers | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Math is logical, functional and just ... awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!)
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Porque matemáticas no es solamente un lenguaje (explíquenle al señorito secretario de la SEP). Porque se trata de belleza, de magia, de relevancia, de aplicaciones, etc.
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holographic maps - Gaza FM Magazine | Facebook

holographic maps - Gaza FM Magazine | Facebook | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
الخرائط التفاعليه و ثلاثية الأبعاد :) Holographic maps
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Para entender algunos conceptos del cálculo en varias variables y del cálculo vectorial.
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Is That A Big Number? - For the Love of Numbers

Is That A Big Number? - For the Love of Numbers | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Tópicos interesantes para discutir con los jóvenes y con los docentes.
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Are we alone? Setting some limits to our uniqueness

Are we alone? Setting some limits to our uniqueness | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Are humans unique and alone in the vast universe? This question—summed up in the famous Drake equation—has for a half-century been one of the most intractable and uncertain in science.
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"Rather than asking how many civilizations may exist now, we ask 'Are we the only technological species that has ever arisen?" said Sullivan."   
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Exploring the Myth of the Scientific vs. Artistic Mind

Exploring the Myth of the Scientific vs. Artistic Mind | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
It’s a stereotype, but many of us have made the assumption that scientists are a bit rigid and less artistic than others. Artists, on the other hand, are often seen as being less rational than the rest of us. Sometimes described as the left side of the brain versus the right side–or simply logical thinking versus artistic creativity–the two are often seen as polar opposites.
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"Neuroscience has already shown that everyone uses both sides of the brain when performing any task. And while certain patterns of brain activity have sometimes been linked to artistic or logical thinking, it doesn’t really explain who is good at what–and why."
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Free Technology for Teachers: 100 Google Apps Tutorial Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: 100 Google Apps Tutorial Videos | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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¡100 Tutoriales de Apps en Google!
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La lista de “cosas por hacer” de Leonardo Da Vinci - Aleph

La lista de “cosas por hacer” de Leonardo Da Vinci - Aleph | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Preguntar a los que saben, aprender sobre lo que nos interesa o necesitamos, leer, aplicar lo que aprendemos. 
No hay soberbia y sí hay reconocimiento a los saberes de los otros.
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Top 10 Free Business Presentation Software Tools For eLearning Professionals - eLearning Industry

Top 10 Free Business Presentation Software Tools For eLearning Professionals - eLearning Industry | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Wondering which are the Top Free Business Presentation Tools to use? Read this article to discover the Top 10 Free Business Presentation Tools.
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To try!

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Historical Science Celebs Battle It Out In Science Kombat Game

Historical Science Celebs Battle It Out In Science Kombat Game | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Brazilian science and culture magazine develops free web game
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Let's play!
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Free Technology for Teachers: StoryTop Story Maker - Create Simple Image Based Stories

Free Technology for Teachers: StoryTop Story Maker - Create Simple Image Based Stories | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Diviértanse, creen historias. ¡Compártanlas!
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Wolfram|Alpha Add-ons for Google Drive

Wolfram|Alpha Add-ons for Google Drive | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Get direct access to the power of Wolfram computational knowledge with Wolfram|Alpha in your sidebar. For Google Docs or Google Sheets.
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Sencillo/Easy!
Let's do it!
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Swifty: Learn how to code in Swift!

Learn how to code in Swift, funnified and wherever you are! With Swifty and its bite-sized, interactive tutorials, getting started has never been so easy.
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Learn to code.
#iPad #Code
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20+ Photos Of Geometrical Plants For Symmetry Lovers

20+ Photos Of Geometrical Plants For Symmetry Lovers | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Who said math can’t be interesting? Fractals like these can seem too perfect to be true, but they occur in nature and plants all the time and are examples of
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Matemáticas en la naturaleza: Geometría de la belleza.
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Animated Hero Classics Episode 14 - Hellen Keller

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Una historia real que inspira.
Recordamos a Hellen Keller en el anversario de su fallecimiento.
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14 Books That Connect Students with Valuable Scientists’ Struggles

14 Books That Connect Students with Valuable Scientists’ Struggles | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
A study found that students who read about famous scientists' personal and intellectual struggles do better in their science classes. Librarians helped us put
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Algo que Jerome Bruner advierte hablando de la manera en que tradicionalmente se enseña historia: borrar todo lo que hace humano a los personajes. Yo me enamoré de la historia de Marie Curie leyendo "La ridícula idea de no volver a verte" de Rosa Montero. Antes, "El evangelio según Jesucristo", de Saramago, me ayudó a entender y acercarme a figuras míticas (para mí). Enjoy!
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Why logarithms still make sense

Why logarithms still make sense | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Logarithms are a notoriously tricky topic for A-level students to grasp.  Having just about got their heads around laws of indices, we suddenly expect them to blithely apply a new - seemingly arbitrary - list of rules that turn index rules literally on their heads: Some people argue that logarithms are an outdated topic and have…
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"Given that logarithms and this logarithmic number sense are such a natural part of how our brains interpret quantities, it makes perfect sense to try and find a rigorous mathematical way to represent and manipulate them."
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The Mathematics of Planet Earth | Blog on math blogs

The Mathematics of Planet Earth | Blog on math blogs | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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"Happy Earth Day! It seems appropriate today to highlight the Mathematics of Planet Earth blog. In fact, it’s triply appropriate: today is Earth Day, April is Mathematics Awareness Month"
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Why Zero Is So Ridiculously Important

Why Zero Is So Ridiculously Important | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Zero is a strange beast. It took until the 7th century for it to be explicitly recognized as a number in its own right, when the ancient Indians developed a numerical system that expressed zero with its own symbol. Since the development of this number system, which we still use today, zero has been instrumental in our exploration of mathematics.  
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Por si necesitan. ;)
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Learning By Thinking: How Reflection Improves Performance

Learning By Thinking: How Reflection Improves Performance | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
learning from direct experience can be more effective if coupled with reflection—that is, the intentional attempt to synthesize, abstract, and articulate the key lessons taught by experience
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"learning from direct experience can be more effective if coupled with reflection—that is, the intentional attempt to synthesize, abstract, and articulate the key lessons taught by experience"
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How I Learned the Art of Math [Excerpt]

How I Learned the Art of Math [Excerpt] | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
Mathematician Ken Ono describes how an inspiring mentor helped him redefine his relationship with numbers in this excerpt from his new book, written with mathematics writer Amir Aczel
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"Doing mathematics can be a mental voyage to a place where clarity of thought and openness to insight make it possible to see the deeper beauty of a mathematical structure, to enter a world where triumph over a problem depends less on conscious effort than on confidence, creativity, determination, and intellectual rigor."
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5 herramientas online gratuitas para dibujar

Herramientas online gratuitas para dibujar directamente en una pestaña de nuestro navegador favorito, de forma individual o incluso colaborativa.
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Pónganse creativos.

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Free Technology for Teachers: By Search Request - Bibliography Tools for Students

Free Technology for Teachers: By Search Request - Bibliography Tools for Students | Math, technology and learning | Scoop.it
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Para no dejar de lado las referencias importantes.
Yo, además, utilizo Evernote Clipper.

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