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Interactive seminars to help support dyslexic children » Education » 24dash.com

Interactive seminars to help support dyslexic children » Education » 24dash.com | Media & Learning | Scoop.it
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Wednesday 22nd February 2012: ‘Engaging reluctant readers ’ - interactive seminar for primary school teachers and parents
Thursday 23rd February 2012: ‘Dyslexia: Learning Independently’ - interactive seminar for s...
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20 Social Networks for Lifelong Learners

20 Social Networks for Lifelong Learners | Media & Learning | Scoop.it
There’s more to social networking than Facebook and LinkedIn. These 20 social sites are geared for education and lifelong learning.

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January 2012 | Media and Learning News

January 2012 | Media and Learning News | Media & Learning | Scoop.it

Highlights in this month's newsletter include:

 

- Media Literacy – a View from the US

- Belfedar, a fun way to learn to cooperate and manage conflict

- Having fun and learning accountancy at the same time

- New initiative on Lecture Recording

- Tools of the Trade: Animation, what software or tools to use…

- New Voices in Media Education event in London

- Commonwealth film competition about relationships

 

...plus plenty of other news, notifications and announcements related to the use of media in education and training!

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How Social Media Is Changing Education

How Social Media Is Changing Education | Media & Learning | Scoop.it
The study on usage of social media by students already engaged in social networking, conducted by University of Minnesota, revealed that they could benefit if it was incorporated in the curriculum.

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Xplore Health

Xplore Health is a European educational portal on cutting-edge health research that offers innovative multimedia and hands-on experiences to young people through the internet, schools and science centres and museums.

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Digital literacy crucial early in life, educators say

Digital literacy crucial early in life, educators say | Media & Learning | Scoop.it
Nearly 600 years later, the world faces a shift as profound as the one Gutenberg's movable type ushered in, said Faith Rogow, the founding president of the National Association for Media Literacy Education.

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Google's first hire, Craig Silverstein, leaves for start-up

Google's first hire, Craig Silverstein, leaves for start-up | Media & Learning | Scoop.it
Google's first hired employee, Craig Silverstein , is leaving the tech giant where he's worked since its founding to sign on with the rising education start-up Khan Academy.
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Media Literacy: A Necessary 21st Century Skill | Educommunication

Media Literacy: A Necessary 21st Century Skill | Educommunication | Media & Learning | Scoop.it
Media Literacy is a necessary 21st Century skill for all students.

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iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports

iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports | Media & Learning | Scoop.it
More and more schools are jumping on the digital bandwagon and adopting iPads for daily use in the classroom. Apple's education-related anno...

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Use Game-Based Learning to Teach Civics | Edutopia

Use Game-Based Learning to Teach Civics | Edutopia | Media & Learning | Scoop.it
Blogger Andrew Miller visits the world of game-based learning to help civics students get a feel for how government really works.

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Pros and Cons of Social Media in the Classroom -- Campus Technology

Pros and Cons of Social Media in the Classroom -- Campus Technology http://t.co/9kgaPPmb #education #elearning...
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The Merchant of Venice | MEDEA Awards 2011

The Merchant of Venice | MEDEA Awards 2011 | Media & Learning | Scoop.it



Winner of the MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media 2011. The Medea Awards is an annual competition to reward excellence and creativity in media in education. Entries from professionals, staff, teachers and students are welcome.

This entry is an online, educational game, created in 2011 by Prof Uwe Gutwirth, University of Education Salzburg (PH-Salzburg) in Austria.
It is a multi-user game situated in Venice in the 15th Century, and the players are Venetian merchants who have to earn money by trading with foreign countries and to build buildings with their earnings. Each game requires at least 2 teams and the team that first reaches the Rialto Square debt-free wins the game and will be accepted into the international ‘Hall of Fame’.


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