How Environment Can Boost Creativity The Atlantic Yet recent research has shown that messy, dark, noisy, booze-filled environments like the one Fitzgerald cultivated at La Paix can, in fact, help stimulate creativity.
"Netiquette ( net + etiquette) is the code of proper conduct applied to virtual online spaces. This code is dictated by common sense rules ( manners ) and social conventions. Teaching students about netiquette is just as important as teaching them to use technology in their learning. Crafting a netiquette memo for your class and informing your students about the importance of these rules will definitely help you create an engaging, respectful, and meaningful learning environment where collaboration and diversity of opinions are celebrated."
A report in The New York Times, based on documents from 2011 obtained by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, reveal that the US security agency's reliance..
The selfie phenomenon is undoubtedly making the NSA’s job easier by producing a mountain of tagged online data to feed its facial recognition algorithms.
A report in The New York Times, based on documents from 2011 obtained by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, reveals that the US security agency’s reliance on facial recognition technology has grown significantly under the Obama administration – coinciding with a rise in popularity of taking and tagging self portraits on online social networks.
"Almost everyone shoots photos and video. But how many people shoot multimedia? More than you might think. Multimedia apps — a hybrid that blends still images with a audio — provide a unique angle on visual sharing.
Photos with a soundtrack are often easier to create and more engaging than video, naturally enhancing images without video’s complexity or time commitment. Multimedia photography can be more fun too, with better ways to incorporate humor and irony into the mix.
We found 10 free iOS apps that can make your pictures talk and sing, with built-in sharing options to your favorite social networks."
"Audio recordings can definitely support students who have trouble reading directions or need extra help with new vocabulary words. I’ve shared one way to make QR codes talk to students but if you’d like to add your own voice to a QR code, here’s how:"
Voici un livre qui explore diverses dimensions du jeu de mots : les homonymes, anagrammes, mots proches à une lettre ou une sonorité près (qui n’est pas obligatoirement la première ou la dernière) et calembours …
"A group of junior high and high school students in Cambridge, Mass., are part of an experimental education program that aims to prove they’re capable of solving real-world problems early with the help of 3D printers, Arduino and group collaboration."
"This week I’ve been getting excited about using Kahoot in the classroom. Kahoot delivers online quizzes and surveys to your students.
It works very similar to the more well-known Socrative. The teacher displays the question and the answers on the beamer or tv in the front of the classroom. The students see the corresponding icon and color on their screen. They have 30 seconds to answer on their devices and get points for every question they answer right. The quicker they answer the more points they receive. After each question the top 5 students are shown on the board with their scores. This is where it gets exciting. The students love this immediate feedback and want to get to the top position. I have never seen students so focused on answering the questions correctly."
Musique Prim : une nouvelle version du site vient d'être mise en ligne. Plus fonctionnelle, elle permet aux enseignants du primaire, sur simple authentification, d'accéder à de nombreuses ressources musicales. Bonne visite !