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The ‘early language gap’ is about more than words

The ‘early language gap’ is about more than words | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it
Poor children often enter school knowing fewer words than most affluent peers.
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I'm seeing direct connections between the value of pre-K programming in museums and the need to foster early language experiences as a way to prepare children for literacy.

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Teachers Rubric for Selecting Mobile Apps

Teachers Rubric for Selecting Mobile Apps | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it
Below is a wonderful rubric to help you select mobile apps to use with your students. I am adding this resource to the section I have created here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning under...

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factors to keep in mind when designing a museum app 

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, December 3, 2013 7:47 AM

Well done rubric from eskillslearning.net - this is worth sharing with teachers & tech folks that make the app purchase decisions!

Marie-Josee Marcoux's curator insight, December 3, 2013 10:43 AM

Cette grille d'évaluation me semble intéressante . . .

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Museums and Technology

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This week Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs at the Science Museum in London, made a strong case for the use of technology to enhance visitors' experience of museums. In his article publ...


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Skills Practice | Using Storyboards to Inspire Close Reading

Skills Practice | Using Storyboards to Inspire Close Reading | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it
Many teachers use storyboarding to help students plan writing or presentations. Here are some ways to use it to help students read carefully, and use visual retelling to understand main ideas.

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Harvard Education Letter: "What's Going on Here?" Using Art to Deepen Learning

Harvard Education Letter: "What's Going on Here?" Using Art to Deepen Learning | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it

Former MOMA Education Director Philip Yenawine writes about how art can be the used to develop students' cricial thinking skills. 


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Oxana Tagieva's curator insight, October 30, 2013 6:31 AM

Необычный эксперимент, который рассказывает о том, как НЛП и искусство помогает лучше усваить обучение.

 

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The Intersection of Gaming, Education - Science Daily (press release)

The Intersection of Gaming, Education - Science Daily (press release) | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it
The Intersection of Gaming, Education
Science Daily (press release)
Oct. 28, 2013 — Video games have an enormous impact on children's lives. But that impact isn't always seen as a positive one.

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Start With Art! is Approved for Google Play for Education; Madcap Logic's ... - PR Web (press release)

Start With Art! is Approved for Google Play for Education; Madcap Logic's ... - PR Web (press release) | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it
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Start With Art! is Approved for Google Play for Education; Madcap Logic's ...
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The Google Play Apps Editorial Board has approved Madcap Logic's 'Start With Art!
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Day 61 - Instagram In The Classroom - Jason Landry, BHS Senior

Day 61 - Instagram In The Classroom - Jason Landry, BHS Senior | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it
In our most recent post, Senior Help Desk Blogger Jason Landry highlights specifically how teachers can use Instagram in the classroom in a variety of creative ways. Using Instagram As A Teaching Tool: Many teachers are ...

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, December 3, 2013 7:42 AM

Enjoy all you instagram fans!

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Educators Weigh iPad's Dominance of Tablet Market

Educators Weigh iPad's Dominance of Tablet Market | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it
Apple's device commands 94 percent of the education tablet market, according to a recent analysis, raising questions and concerns about whether that level of market share is good for schools.

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Susan Berkowitz's curator insight, November 28, 2013 12:46 PM

I would think consistency  would be good for students. Get to know the technology and the apps.  Be able to access the same content throughout.  Not need to re-learn, re-configure.

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An Educator's Guide to AirPlay on iPads and Macs

An Educator's Guide to AirPlay on iPads and Macs | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it
What is AirPlay? AirPlay is a technology that Apple baked into their more recent devices to allow them to wirelessly mirror the content of one screen to another. This content can be music, movies, ...
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Beth Harris & Steven Zucker: “Can I Use This?” How Museum and Library Image Policies Undermine Education

Beth Harris & Steven Zucker: “Can I Use This?” How Museum and Library Image Policies Undermine Education | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it

"We believe that museums can best ensure that our shared cultural heritage is understood in a thoughtful and informed historical context by freeing their images. We hope that museums, libraries and academics can work together to find better solutions and we look forward to the conversation."

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Reflections on a MOOC: One Museum Educator's Journey in the ...

Reflections on a MOOC: One Museum Educator's Journey in the ... | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it
From the moment I read that MoMA was launching the first museum MOOC, I wanted to cover it on the Blog. And not just because “MoMA MOOC” is so fun to say—these huge, virtual courses are a hotbed of experimentation, ...
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Top 10 Apps for Arts Education - Getting Smart by Sarah Cargill - AB EX NY, Amit Sood, art apps for education, Art Authority for iPad, art museum apps, Art Project, Art2Go, ArtHD, educational apps,...

Top 10 Apps for Arts Education - Getting Smart by Sarah Cargill - AB EX NY, Amit Sood, art apps for education, Art Authority for iPad, art museum apps, Art Project, Art2Go, ArtHD, educational apps,... | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it

Art has permeated human culture for centuries, outlining significant events, movements, revolutions and thoughts throughout time. Check out these apps which are compiled by the Getting Smart blog.


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Art Education iPad Apps – Which Ones Are the Best? | The Teaching Palette

Art Education iPad Apps – Which Ones Are the Best? | The Teaching Palette | Museums and Virtual Learning | Scoop.it

"Many schools are beginning to redirect money once set aside for textbooks toward technology and purchase iPads. Although some app prices may seem out of reach, they often can purchased in bulk for a fraction of the listed cost."


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Cheynee Scott's curator insight, May 31, 2013 10:50 PM

1. Does anyone (in this class) have any recommended apps that have aided them through out their educational journey in visual arts?
2. Please explain the possible ways in which these apps have helped?