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Technology in Education aims to bring all the quality news and articles about the use of technology in education in one place.
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Teaching kids to code can lead to high-paying jobs in the future

Teaching kids to code can lead to high-paying jobs in the future | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Most parents would love for their kids to choose a high-paying career with lots of job opportunities, but what if students aren't exposed to the skills for that career?
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For one Dubai start-up, computer coding is child’s play | The National

For one Dubai start-up, computer coding is child’s play | The National | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Deep in downtown Dubai a group of youngsters are engrossed in their classwork. But this is not your traditional subject – they are learning how to code, a skill which their tutors say will only increase in importance in the future.
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Submit your articles to ICT in Practice Autumn 2015 issue by September 30th - ICT in Practice

Submit your articles to ICT in Practice Autumn 2015 issue by September 30th - ICT in Practice | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Submit an article to ICT in Practice Autumn 2015 issue and be part of our educational technology community.  The deadline for submitting your article
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Download Technology Enhanced Learning in Higher Education Pdf

Download and Read Book Now : http://bookbeaver.net/download-free.
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BeAM’s CLAD 3D Printing Technology — Metal 3D Printing Evolved for Repairs & Manufacturing

BeAM’s CLAD 3D Printing Technology — Metal 3D Printing Evolved for Repairs & Manufacturing | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
The 3D printing of metal promises to change the face of manufacturing worldwide over the next decade. While the technology is still only very young, the rapid a
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Future innovation depends on the 'kids coding' generation

Future innovation depends on the 'kids coding' generation | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Future innovation depends on the 'kids coding' generation, There's a new generation coming that won't just talk about dissatisfaction, they'll go off and build something better, says Matt Webb, global CTO of HeathWallace. | Marketing Magazine
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Lego: the building blocks of university teaching? | Times Higher Education - Times Higher Education

Lego: the building blocks of university teaching? | Times Higher Education - Times Higher Education | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
University of Huddersfield lecturer describes success of using plastic bricks in seminars
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3 Ways Educational Technology Tools Predict Student Success (EdSurge News)

3 Ways Educational Technology Tools Predict Student Success (EdSurge News) | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
One of the goals of academic assessment is to identify which students need help; the sooner they can be identified, the better.
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How to Regulate Your Child's Use of Technology at Every Age - New York Times

How to Regulate Your Child's Use of Technology at Every Age - New York Times | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Help children and teenagers maintain a healthy digital diet, without the helicopter-parenting effect.
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Peer Coaching Builds Community And Improves Writing Skills In Online Courses

Peer Coaching Builds Community And Improves Writing Skills In Online Courses | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
How Peer Coaching Helps To Build Community And Improve Writing Skills In Online Courses Writing assignments handled in the traditional way go like this: the instructor helps the student select the topic, the student submits the completed paper, and...

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Lego Story Maker- A Great Digital Storytelling App for kids ~ EdTech & MLearning

Lego Story Maker- A Great Digital Storytelling App for kids ~ EdTech & MLearning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

"Lego Friends Story Maker is a good app that kids (ages 6+) can use to unleash their creativity through digital storytelling activities that involve the creation, writing, and publishing of visually appealing multimedia stories. This free app has a kids-friendly interface and provides a set of easy tools such as drag and drop, stickers, text, emoticons, voice recording and backgrounds that make every story come alive."


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Who doesn't love Lego?

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Primary Computing in Action - ICT in Practice

Primary Computing in Action - ICT in Practice | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
  This book has been written for primary teacher trainees, in service primary school teachers and teacher support staff to develop their
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Using Selfies for Accountability - ICT in Practice

Using Selfies for Accountability - ICT in Practice | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Introduction The gap between theory and practice is a long standing issue in education (Korthagen, 2011). Traditional university-based teacher preparation programs are
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Coding Is For Everyone - Digital Dream Labs, LLC

Not every child will grow up to be a computer programmer. So why should all students learn programming skills? The...
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Making block-based coding more intuitive for young children | Wonder Workshop Blog

Making block-based coding more intuitive for young children | Wonder Workshop Blog | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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Creative coding on Raspberry Pi by Yasemin Allsop and Burak Gencay

Creative coding on Raspberry Pi by Yasemin Allsop and Burak Gencay | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Creative coding on Raspberry Pi by Yasemin Allsop and Burak Gencay
 
 
At this informal meeting we will look at how Raspberry Pi (a credit card sized computer) can be used to teach programming in a very creative way. From Scratch to Minecraft and Python, Raspberry Pi offers an infinite number of learning experiences. 
 
You can use Raspberry Pi with many other electronic tools to create your own robot or work on scientific projects such as  having your own weather station.
 
Our session will start with a short presentation about different projects that we can work using Raspberry Pi, you will then have a chance to try out coding on RaspberryPi in groups and even create your own Robot! 
 
 
Come and join us for a fun meeting!

 
Yasemin Allsop @yallsop 
 
Yasemin Allsop worked as an ICT Coordinator in primary schools in London for almost 10 years.She is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in Primary Computing and ICT at Roehampton University. She has an MA ICT in Education from the London Knowledge Lab, University of London and also a PhD student at MMU. Her research focus is children’s thinking, learning and metacognition when designing digital games. She is the founder an online magazine called ICT in Practice where educators from around the world share their experiences of using technology in education. She is also the EU Code Week ambassador for the UK and also the manager of the editorial team. She is a certified Raspberry Pi educator.      
 
She has written computing chapter in Teaching with Tablets book published by SAGE and co- author of Primary Computing in Action Book, published by John Catt Educational.
 
 
Burak Gencay @Burgencay

Educational Tech and IT Manager, SEV Foundation 
 
Burak Gençay is currently Education Technologies and IT Manager in SEV Foundation in Turkey (http://www.sev.org.tr ). Prior to this he was Educational Technologies Specialist at Education Institutes. His previous professional experience includes computer teacher for eight years at different schools. He holds a bachelors and Master degree Educational Technology Department in Marmara University. He is also studying his PhD at YTU.
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Protect your kids from a technology overload - azcentral.com

Protect your kids from a technology overload - azcentral.com | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
First Things First: How to use technology for your child's education
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Skycademy - Free High Altitude CPD - Raspberry Pi

Skycademy - Free High Altitude CPD - Raspberry Pi | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
We’re looking for 24 teachers (or youth leaders) to take part in a FREE two-and-a-half day Continuing Professional Development (CPD) event aiming to provide experience of high altitude ballooning to educators, and demonstrating how it can be used as an engaging teaching opportunity. Over the last few year I’ve seen many awesome uses of the Raspberry …
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Many taking out student loans for coding boot camps that don’t even offer degrees

Many taking out student loans for coding boot camps that don’t even offer degrees | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
A growing number of companies are providing education loans to students who have no intention of earning a degree.
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Which digital books work best in the classroom? - The Conversation - The Conversation UK

Which digital books work best in the classroom? - The Conversation - The Conversation UK | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
For the first time, teachers have voted for the best ebooks to use in school.
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How educators can assist learners in developing...

How educators can assist learners in developing... | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
“How educators can assist learners is developing a growth mindset.” Learn more: - http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Growth+Mindset - http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Criticism...
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Robotic Invasion Gets Kids Excited About Technology - CBS Local

Robotic Invasion Gets Kids Excited About Technology - CBS Local | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
A robotic invasion in Market Square today was part of a program to get kids excited about technology.
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The rhetorics of creativity: A review of the literature

The rhetorics of creativity:  A review of the literature | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
An analysis of conceptions of creativity, represented as rhetorics, in relation to education.

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Biteslide- A Presentation Tool Specifically for Younger learners

Biteslide- A Presentation Tool Specifically for  Younger learners | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Biteslide is an excellent web tool that teachers and students can use to present and create slidebooks. A Slidebook is a presentations that embeds an amazing blend of different multimedia materials that include images, videos, and text. Biteslide is specifically designed for students and teachers and provides an intuitive and safe environment where students and even young learners can experiment with the creation of interactive presentations.


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Augmented Learning:The future of EdTech and classroom engagement for young children - ICT in Practice

Augmented Learning:The future of EdTech and classroom engagement for young children - ICT in Practice | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Hold a beating 3D heart in the palm of your hand and watch as blood flows through it, travel to the centre
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