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Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play - Mind/Shift

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"More recently, there’s been a few games that up the ante of authentic code-based learning — games that peel back the façade and allow players to tweak the code of the game as they play. Confused? Think of it like opening up the hood of a game, and fiddling with the engine — as you drive."


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Christopher Pyne: changes to university funding are a 'fair go' for students - The Guardian

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Sky News Australia Christopher Pyne: changes to university funding are a 'fair go' for students The Guardian These student places would be funded at 70% of the rate for universities “on the basis that these providers are not required to sustain the...
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The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart

The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart | Syba Twitter | Scoop.it
He then said, "Dad, aren't you glad how I struggled with that word? I think I could feel my brain growing." I smiled: my son was now verbalizing the tell­-tale signs of a 'growth­ mindset.'...
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[Infographic] Education in the 21st Century - E...

[Infographic] Education in the 21st Century - E... | Syba Twitter | Scoop.it
The infographic displays many interesting facts and statistics about the components of 21st century education. (Did "blended learning" begin in 1840?
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10 Surprising Things You Should Know About Social Media (Infographic)

10 Surprising Things You Should Know About Social Media (Infographic) | Syba Twitter | Scoop.it
Learn the six different networks within Twitter, Pinterest's best days, and what breeds the most engagement on Facebook.

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donhornsby's curator insight, August 25, 2014 8:53 AM

The infographic below by digital marketing firm Mainstreethost is another great resource, revealing 10 surprising facts about social media. I consider myself a pretty savvy person when it comes to social, and even I’ll admit a few of these were definitely eye-opening.

Steph Alexandra's curator insight, August 25, 2014 6:08 PM

Social media statistics are a good visual barometer for the purpose of gauging a social networks popularity and success. Digital marketing firm Mainstreethost has listed 10 surprising facts about social media that can assist in future users knowledge of how certain social media platforms work and which are most effective. With these statistics, individuals can implement a plan that will assist them to advance their public identity by increasing their community following and which sites and what times are more beneficial to engage with an online community.

Frasser Beecroft's curator insight, August 26, 2014 5:41 AM

I love infographics and this one is full of useful social media facts...

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maker-movement - online PD workshop for teachers

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Pedal power: why cycling to school is good for learning and the planet

Pedal power: why cycling to school is good for learning and the planet | Syba Twitter | Scoop.it
Schools are starting cycle- or walk-to-school schemes to nurture green thinking and encourage children to be healthy.
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Programming Apps Teach the Basics of Code

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Apps use different approaches in teaching the basics of coding; some offer interactive lessons, while others take the form of a game.
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The 27 Characteristics of A 21st Century Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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RT @medkh9: The 27 Characteristics of A 21st Century Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/yRyMQN0XPw via @medkh9
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