“ I always loved Egypt as a kid - I think was the mystery, magic and the element of the unknown that create the romantic idea. That and Carter's discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb and the subsequent series of fatal events that surrounded the discover.”
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"In our modern day, it is easier to learn and teach kids with the use of technology. Educating our children is made easier with the use of new devices available today. iPad games and apps for kids are not just a mindless waste of time. There are tons of educational apps that can help your kids learn more. Finding the best ones is the challenge. This is a list of six great learning apps for children."
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The Indiana Department of Education is backing trials to see if the model can work in the state’s public schools. John Keller, the department’s assistant superintendent for technology, says state officials want Indiana “to be seen as a place where innovation happens in schools,” and is looking seriously at the flipped classroom as part of a broader push towards that goal.
Tessa van Zadelhoff, die voor ons bij Kennisnet Tessa’s Top Webtips verzorgt, heeft met haar project Reisbureau Beartravel meegedaan aan het programma Partners in Learning van Microsoft. Na het bereiken van de Nederlandse finale mocht zij naar het Innovative Education Forum in Moskou. Ook daar wierp zij hoge ogen zodat Reisbureau Beartravel in november naar het Global Forum in Washington mag gaan.
"Apple TV has proven to be a very useful gadget, both at home and at school. Airplay mirroring is its best feature. I am able to show whatever is on my iPad/iPhone screen and beam it up to a big-screen TV or a projector. I believe, at its relatively low price point of $100, any Apple fan should own one. In terms of the classroom, it can be a powerful tool for supporting your teaching. Teachers can benefit from being able to roam around the classroom and beam up multiple devices."
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