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Building Films For the iPad: The National Film Board’s New Tablet-Focused Projects

Building Films For the iPad: The National Film Board’s New Tablet-Focused Projects | mediated learning & digital media for professionals | Scoop.it
The National Film Board of Canada is looking to combine gaming and cinema with a new line of iPad apps. What happens when a major film producer decides to create original entertainment for tablets?
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The Creator Of Scratch Talks About Technical Literacy, Coding, And Smarter Kids | TechCrunch

The Creator Of Scratch Talks About Technical Literacy, Coding, And Smarter Kids | TechCrunch | mediated learning & digital media for professionals | Scoop.it

Mitch Resnik, the creator of the super-simple Scratch programming language and head of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, gave a TEDx talk about the value of coding and computer literacy in early education.

 

He posits that while today’s students are technically competent, they are consumers of technology rather than creators. It’s as if they can only read and not write.

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