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Can We Create a Culture That Values Good Teaching?

Can We Create a Culture That Values Good Teaching? | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
We like to talk about the value of pedagogy, but we never seem to get around to rewarding it.

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Addresses mostly higher ed. A welcome approach from uninformed teacher bashing. Truly great teachers are the most influential people on the planet.

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Alexa SHdez's curator insight, May 27, 2014 11:39 AM

El docente puede inculcar cultura puesto que influye como enseña y demuestra su forma de enseñanza y la forma en como evalúa.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, May 27, 2014 11:55 AM

Good teaching is probably happening without us realizing it. I read an article that suggested good teaching is about raising the standards for learning. It is a mindful experience.

Michel J. Boustani's curator insight, May 28, 2014 8:15 AM

The title says all!

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hackspace, raspberry pi and sonic pi

hackspace, raspberry pi and sonic pi | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Well yesterday i popped over to hackspace and seeing as I’m paying $10 a month thought it was about time to anyway. Part of being a member means you get access to the online forum which I get…
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Microsoft MakeCode for Minecraft on Windows 10 - Microsoft MakeCode

Microsoft MakeCode for Minecraft on Windows 10 - Microsoft MakeCode | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
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MakePi explains the what, who, when and why of Raspberry Pi l MakePi

MakePi explains the what, who, when and why of Raspberry Pi l MakePi | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Raspberry Pi is the ‘brains’ behind the MakePad— the most powerful, yet affordable DIY educational coding tablet coming to market.
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Raspberry Pi Thermal Camera

A portable, battery-powered thermal camera using a Raspberry Pi and an AMG8833 thermal camera sensor. Find this and other hardware projects on Hackster.io.
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Smart museum exhibit built using Raspberry Pi - The MagPi Magazine

Smart museum exhibit built using Raspberry Pi - The MagPi Magazine | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
This smart Raspberry Pi museum exhibit was built using a Raspberry Pi. Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery hosted a week-long hack to create it
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6 Minecraft Problems with Better Together Update & How to Fix Them

6 Minecraft Problems with Better Together Update & How to Fix Them | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Gamers around the world are reporting big Minecraft problems after downloading the Better Together DLC. Here's how to fix them.
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Deciphering Minecraft for Moms - Our Small Moments Matter

Deciphering Minecraft for Moms - Our Small Moments Matter | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Minecraft Basics for Moms You have heard your kids talk about it.  You have seen the t-shirts and toys at the store.  Minecraft is everywhere and I don’t see it going away anytime soon. Minecraft is an interesting game in several ways.  It is described as a sandbox game.  A sandbox game means that they…
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Will Facebook's Oculus Dash Challenge Microsoft's Hololens?

Will Facebook's Oculus Dash Challenge Microsoft's Hololens? | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Facebook’s VR dashboard looks cool, but does anyone actually need to launch desktop apps in a virtual room?
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Connect Raspberry Pi and Arduino with Serial USB Cable - Oscar Liang

Connect Raspberry Pi and Arduino with Serial USB Cable - Oscar Liang | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
One of the easiest way to connect Raspberry Pi and Arduino, As the hardware required is minimal: all you will need is an Arduino micro USB cable
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Minecraft now lets you export in-game models, but only in the Windows 10 version

Minecraft now lets you export in-game models, but only in the Windows 10 version | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Minecraft now has an official way to export 3D models, but there’s a catch: it’s only available with the Windows 10 version of the game. With that version you can now pull models out of the game a
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How to Update Minecraft to Minecraft: Java Edition 1.12.2

How to Update Minecraft to Minecraft: Java Edition 1.12.2 | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Version 1.12 of Minecraft was first rolled out in June 2017, followed by version 1.12.1 in August, and version 1.12.2 this September. This latest version i
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Celebrating the Past and Future of Minecraft: Pocket Edition

Celebrating the Past and Future of Minecraft: Pocket Edition | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, Minecraft: Pocket Edition had no clouds and no sun. It had no slimes and no melons. You may find this hard to believe, pocket crafters of the past year. But at the beginning, Pocket Edition had the most basic of gameplay features, forged by a single coder named Aron, who spun up the first build in less than three months for an E3 demo in 2011.
Crafting came to Pocket almost a year later with a new Minecraft Advanced Touch Technology Interface System (MATTIS), named after Mattis
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Raspberry Pi gesture controlled Minecraft X-Wing

Raspberry Pi gesture controlled Minecraft X-Wing | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
A blog about robots and physical computing.
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OppenheimerFundsVoice: Will This Bull Market Persist?

OppenheimerFundsVoice: Will This Bull Market Persist? | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
This secular bull market—the least loved in memory—is now more than 100 months old, and up by 265% from its bottom on March 9, 2009.  It is also the second longest bull market on record (after the 1990s’ dot-com boom) and fourth largest in terms of market advance.
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Bake some Raspberry Pi & control the world - Andy Byrne

Bake some Raspberry Pi & control the world - Andy Byrne | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
For most people, the idea of messing around with a piece of computer hardware might seem alien in the same way that trying to do anything with a car engine is to me, but recently several devices and kits have been released to the market that mean even the most novice techie, following a set... Read Mor
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Smart Security Camera

IoT Raspberry Pi security camera running OpenCV for object detection. The camera will send an email with an image of any objects it detects. Find this and other hardware projects on Hackster.io.
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Getting Started with Raspberry Pi Cayenne - Pi My Life Up

Getting Started with Raspberry Pi Cayenne - Pi My Life Up | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
In this tutorial I go through all the basics to getting started with Raspberry Pi Cayenne. If you're interested in sensors, IOT & more then this is for you!
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What are Minecraft Mods? A Quick Guide for Parents

What are Minecraft Mods? A Quick Guide for Parents | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
In this article What are Minecraft Mods? A Quick Guide for Parents, we provide an overview of Minecraft mods and explain the reasons for their popularity.
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[Forge][1.12.1] Megalo's Mod - Metallurgy v1.5.3 Minecraft Mod

[Forge][1.12.1] Megalo's Mod - Metallurgy v1.5.3 Minecraft Mod | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Megalo's Mod has returned this time for Minecraft version 1.12.1 After a 2 years break I thought I would have a go with coding again and this is th
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Why should we teach programming (Hint: It’s not to learn problem-solving)

Why should we teach programming (Hint: It’s not to learn problem-solving) | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
At the CS for All Consortium Tuesday, Brenda Wilkerson presented this slide. It says, “Computer science builds the mental discipline for breaking down problems and solving them.”  I’m a huge fan of…
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Great, thoughtful, and data-driven post!
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Hacked Game Boy with Raspberry Pi Power | GamesYouLoved

Hacked Game Boy with Raspberry Pi Power | GamesYouLoved | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
This Game Boy is like no other - there have been a few versions out there that have been hacked - this one is just a little bit special.
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Minecraft's Better Together Update is a mess on console

Minecraft's Better Together Update is a mess on console | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
When Microsoft announced Minecraft's Better Together update, fans cheered. Minecraft feels built for cross-network play. It's the world's biggest family gam…
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I don't play on console but this isn't good.
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How playing Minecraft can teach your child programming

How playing Minecraft can teach your child programming | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Most children would rather play games than do homework. How can we turn it into a good thing and tech kids programming with Minecraft's help? Read more
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micro:bit broadcast Issue #27

micro:bit broadcast Issue #27 | Learning on the Digital Frontier | Scoop.it
Have you ever tried running Arduino code in your micro:bit? You can give it a go with Adafruit's latest tutorial! And with Halloween approaching, there is also a couple of spooky projects you can try at home.
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