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TAI: Turnaround Arts Initiative » Overview

TAI: Turnaround Arts Initiative » Overview | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it

The President’s Committee’s Turnaround Arts initiative, created in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education and the White House Domestic Policy Council, is a public-private partnership designed to help transform some the nation’s lowest performing schools through comprehensive and integrated arts education...more....


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The arts are absolutely critical to develop soft skills like problem solving, team work, quality, self confidence, emotional control, historical perspectives etc.

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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's curator insight, December 31, 2012 12:56 PM

A great boost for visual literacy and the arts in our schools.

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Thanks, Mithuhassan for the visit.
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Creator's Studio - A Fantastic Project Based Technology Course

Creator's Studio - A Fantastic Project Based Technology Course | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
This course is all about you, your imagination, your creativity, and your ability to make something out of nothing. You will be challenged to solve problems as you work through project development,...
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Vishal Sachdev's curator insight, December 3, 8:44 AM

Great concept! Look to try this with my spring 2015 course in digital making.

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Students consider careers in manufacturing

Students consider careers in manufacturing | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Austin Sykora had seen the work floor of Nordson Extrusion Dies Inc. before last week. You would expect that since his father, Bill, works at the Chippewa Falls business at
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STEAM Accelerator : Staying in STEM: Nurturing a Career Path for Girls

STEAM Accelerator : Staying in STEM: Nurturing a Career Path for Girls | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
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Gamification in Education: Top 10 Gamification Case Studies that will Change our Future

Gamification in Education: Top 10 Gamification Case Studies that will Change our Future | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
The Top 10 Education Gamification Examples according to Pioneer and Stanford Lecturer Yu-kai Chou is 1. Duolingo 2. Ribbon Hero 3. Class Dojo 4....
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Millennial Trains Project's Hackerspace - 3D Printing Industry

Millennial Trains Project's Hackerspace - 3D Printing Industry | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
The Millennial Trains Project takes young innovators on a train tour across the country with a mobile 3D printing train car in tow.
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DC Motor, How it works? - YouTube

The working of a DC motor is well explained in this video with the help of animation. Construction details of DC Motor, Shunt & Series motor, concept of back...
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STEM for Millennials Program Develops Hands-On Learning with Castlemont High School | Energy Recovery Blog

STEM for Millennials Program Develops Hands-On Learning with Castlemont High School | Energy Recovery Blog | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
In the second year of our STEM for Millennials program, our engineers have been working with Castlemont High School, in partnership with the Sustainable Urban
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iOrnament: draw creative geometry art

iOrnament: draw creative geometry art | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
FREE again - iOrnament: draw creative geometry art. This educational app is the perfect blend of art and math! Kids draw strokes and the app repeats them according to the rules of symmetry. The res...
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HackRPI Student organization hosts first-annual 24-hour hackathon

HackRPI Student organization hosts first-annual 24-hour hackathon | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Last month, nearly 500 students from over 60 colleges and universities from the Northeast, along with students from several high schools, traveled to the Rensselaer campus to participate in the fir...
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The Power of Educational Technology: Another Design Thinking PD Day for Faculty - Reimagining Creative Spaces at School

The Power of Educational Technology: Another Design Thinking PD Day for Faculty - Reimagining Creative Spaces at School | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
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Model Apprenticeship Approved by US DOL | On The Edge Blog

Model Apprenticeship Approved by US DOL | On The Edge Blog | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
The US Department of Labor has announced the certification of National Guideline Apprenticeship Standards based upon PMMI's industrial maintenance and mechatronics exams and standards...Read More....
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Coding for Kids - 3 FREE & Fabulous Apps

Coding for Kids - 3 FREE & Fabulous Apps | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Why teach kids to code? Coding is what makes computer software work. Understanding the basics of programming will help your child be prepared for the jobs of the future. And, in the process your ch...
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Find the Perfect Coder Boot Camp for You With This Handy Site | WIRED

Find the Perfect Coder Boot Camp for You With This Handy Site | WIRED | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Jonathan Lau discovered his passion for programming while working at an environmental consulting firm where he processed data with his own automated scripts. It wasn’t a big part of his job, but he loved it. So he decided to leave the firm and look for work as a web developer. Now, years later, he’s come…
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Lots of great links.  Also check out this Wired article http://wrd.cm/1ukImTj

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STEM Education in North Carolina Now via UNC-TV Video

STEM Education in North Carolina Now via UNC-TV Video | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
A special program teaches kids STEM skills through robotics & game design.
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Wireless Sensor Networks Projects Ideas for ECE Students

Wireless Sensor Networks Projects Ideas for ECE Students | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Here elprocus published a list of wireless sensor networks projects for final year engineering studnets, WSN projects are more useful for ECE studnets.
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Innovation vs. Compliance in Education


I watched a Ted-Talk recently where the speaker addressed innovation in education. The focus of the talk was on a proposed solution to the problems in education. It boiled down to a lack of innovat... ..Read More....


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Outstanding blog post with introspective comments

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Learning through Making

Learning through Making | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
How should we learn? What is the best way to teach a child? These are questions that many intellectuals have asked and tried to answer for years, many of whom have published theories on what they b...
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▶ Linear DC Servo Motors QUICKSHAFT® Technology - YouTube

MICROMO introduces the latest FAULHABER Linear DC Servomotor based on QUICKSHAFT® technology. The LM 0830, an 8 mm powerhouse with peak force up to 2.74 N. I...
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Five free video editors that deliver impressive results

Five free video editors that deliver impressive results | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
You don't have to buy expensive software to handle small business video editing tasks. The tools on this list will help you quickly put together professional-quality videos -- for free.

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PortMacOnline's curator insight, December 13, 9:03 PM

Some great resources, all free, and something for every platform, so nobody is left out.

Richard Samson's curator insight, December 15, 6:50 AM

Good to keep up to date with this field.

Bart van Maanen's curator insight, December 15, 8:43 AM

Interessant lijstje video editing webapps die je gratis en online kan gebruiken.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Student Team Creates ‘PiBot’ Paste 3D Printer

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Student Team Creates ‘PiBot’ Paste 3D Printer | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
It came about as a class assignment for Francis Bitonti and Xuedi Chen's vertical studio at the Architecture School of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the
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Rensselaer Receives $498,000 Grant To Support High School STEM Education

Rensselaer Receives $498,000 Grant To Support High School STEM Education | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
New York State Stem Cell Science (NYSTEM) has awarded a four-year $498,000 grant to Rensselaer  to support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) training for high school students...
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Transforming STEM Education

Transforming STEM Education | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Imagine an introductory college physics class where instead of sitting in a lecture hall, students work in small teams to predict the height from which an object must slide or roll downhill to...
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Wireless Communication using Zigbee Technology Pdf

Wireless Communication using Zigbee Technology Pdf | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Zigbee Technology is an emerging and very promising wireless communication technology, which ensures remote monitoring and controlling of load parameters.
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Out in the Open: The Site That Teaches You to Code Well Enough to Get a Job | WIRED

Out in the Open: The Site That Teaches You to Code Well Enough to Get a Job | WIRED | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Wanna be a programmer? That shouldn’t be too hard. You can sign-up for an iterative online tutorial at a site like Codecademy or Treehouse. You can check yourself into a “coding bootcamp” for a face-to-face crash course in the ways of programming. Or you could do the old fashioned thing: buy a book or take…
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▶ College without Walls - YouTube

Bill Gates went to Arizona to see what the college of the future might look like. The future may not always include the lecture halls, dormitories, football ...
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Check out http://www.gatesnotes.com/ website.  Lots of valuable and helpful information.

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