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$50 million Google coding initiative targets girls

$50 million Google coding initiative targets girls | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, I cover technology and popular culture. If someone is doing something interesting, I'm interested.
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Literacy for the 21st century - The Boston Globe

Literacy for the 21st century - The Boston Globe | Technolicious | Scoop.it

Coding is becoming the must-have job skill of the 21st century, and it’s not just for computer science majors and other assorted byte heads

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Digital Literacy Dover: The RAT, SAMr, Transformative Technology, & Occam's Razor

Digital Literacy Dover: The RAT, SAMr, Transformative Technology, & Occam's Razor | Technolicious | Scoop.it
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Why the Next 10 Years of Educational Technologies will Smash the Last 10 | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #UKEdChat Education Community

Why the Next 10 Years of Educational Technologies will Smash the Last 10 | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #UKEdChat Education Community | Technolicious | Scoop.it
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'Digital Badges' Would Represent Students' Skill Acquisition

'Digital Badges' Would Represent Students' Skill Acquisition | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Initiatives seek to give students permanent online records for skills they have developed that they could then use when applying to college or for jobs.
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The Digital Dog Pound

The Digital Dog Pound | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Aurora Huskies Teacher technology resource page.  If you would like information on something that is not listed here, please let me know!  I want this to be a valuable website that...
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Home - CodeNOW

Home - CodeNOW | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Every month, the economy adds 9,600 technology jobs. But in the tech sector, 22% are Women. And only 5% are Latinos and African-Americans. Coding is the new literacy. Every month, the tech industry adds about 9,600 jobs to the U.S.
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Programming Power? Does Learning to Code Empower Kids? | DMLcentral

Programming Power? Does Learning to Code Empower Kids? | DMLcentral | Technolicious | Scoop.it
The idea that young people should learn to code has become a global educational aspiration in the last few years. What kinds of questions should digital media and learning researchers ask about these developments?
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OPINION: We Need Coding in Schools, but Where are the Teachers? (EdSurge News)

OPINION: We Need Coding in Schools, but Where are the Teachers? (EdSurge News) | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Coding in K-12 schools has gained momentum over the last two years
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What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"?

What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"? | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Recently, I've been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully integrating technology, when in fact they are simply using technology. Although this might...
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4 questions every tech leader should answer | eSchool News | eSchool News

4 questions every tech leader should answer | eSchool News | eSchool News | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Technology is evolving and so is the role of a school technology leader. Are you keeping up with your school's 21st-century needs?
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Geeking out young: gadgets and coding need to be core in US schools

Geeking out young: gadgets and coding need to be core in US schools | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Remember readin', 'riting and 'rithmatic? According to our Rethinking Education panelists, the three R's need to be joined by a "C" -- for computer
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Innovative Education: Make Room for "What Ifs"

Innovative Education: Make Room for "What Ifs" | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Suzie Boss highlights a science project where eighth-graders created a "robohand" after their teacher invited them to solve a real-world problem.
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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic | Technolicious | Scoop.it
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives. We’re sharing these common challenges with you, so your school doesn’t have to make them.
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10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12 | Technolicious | Scoop.it
s a pediatric occupational therapist, I'm calling on parents, teachers and governments to ban the use of all handheld devices for children under the age of 12 years....
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Toca talks: Why freedom is best for kids and apps

Toca talks: Why freedom is best for kids and apps | Technolicious | Scoop.it
There's something about Scandinavia. The Northern European region has bred such blockbuster brands as Lego, Minecraft and Toca Boca, the latter of which currently has eight apps in the iTunes US top 40 paid iPhone category - which is as much as Disney and Nickelodeon combined. Toca Boca creative director Jens Peter de Pedro talks to iKids about organizing and infusing freedom into products, and why children's digital platforms must learn to loosen up.
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This free booklet will tell you how you can become a Computer Programmer - Saturday Evening Post (Feb, 1969)

This free booklet will tell you how you can become a Computer Programmer - Saturday Evening Post (Feb, 1969) | Technolicious | Scoop.it
...and how you can train at home for big earnings in the world's newest, most exciting profession.

50,000 more programmers needed now! 500,000 more will be needed in a few years!

If you're dissatisfied with your present job, why don't you become a programmer? So great is the demand for programmers, you'll have your choice of openings, with a growing future ahead.

For the vast majority of good positions, a high school education, a logical mind and the right preparation are all that are required. LaSalle, world leader in home education, will train you as a programmer in your spare time.
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It Only Takes About 42 Minutes To Learn Algebra With Video Games

It Only Takes About 42 Minutes To Learn Algebra With Video Games | Technolicious | Scoop.it
On average, it took 41 minutes and 44 seconds for students to master Algebra skills during the Washington State Algebra Challenge using the DragonBox App.
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Personalized progress: How tech model is driving achievement

Personalized progress: How tech model is driving achievement | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Personalized learning is beginning to produce positive results in student achievement as it becomes more established in districts nationwide.
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PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations

PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Free educational simulations covering a diverse topics designed by the University of Colorado available in various languages.
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How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Students in Matamoros, Mexico weren't getting much out of school -- until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential.
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Taking a Dip in the SAMR Swimming Pool

Taking a Dip in the SAMR Swimming Pool | Technolicious | Scoop.it
I recently got to watch the SAMR master himself, Dr. Ruben Puentedura take the stage at iPad Summit Boston.  His SAMR model research is based on years of observing one-to-one technology integration...
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Math and juggling lead to better problem-solving tools, professor says

Math and juggling lead to better problem-solving tools, professor says | Technolicious | Scoop.it
A professor of mathematics casually tosses a ball from his left hand to his right to demonstrate his point that anyone can juggle. He says the secret to juggling is simple – it’s all about patterns.
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Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick

Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick | Technolicious | Scoop.it
Carol Dweck's research, which focuses on what makes people seek challenging tasks, persist through difficulty and do well over time, has shown that many girls believe their abilities are fixed, that individuals are born with gifts and can't change.

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