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Invent To Learn - Resources

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Nice. The rediscovery (yet again) that the port of entry to the brain are the hands. I'm glad a lot more than it seems.

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Agora Abierta's curator insight, September 21, 2013 9:37 AM

Always inventing something new and useful for our classroom.

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Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom features hundreds of links to high-quality books, websites, projects, and other resources to help you create a makerspace in any school, no matter your budget.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 12, 2013 9:25 PM

I am reading this book at the moment and finding it really interesting! Here are some resources that accompany it. 

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'El Mundo Today' contesta a Mariló Montero: "Nuestra intención no es insultar" - Ecoteuve.es

'El Mundo Today' contesta a Mariló Montero: "Nuestra intención no es insultar" - Ecoteuve.es | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Los redactores de la publicación satírica El Mundo Today están aún sorprendidos por la decisión tomada por Mariló Montero de querellarse contra ellos por uno de sus artículos. Xavi Puig, responsable del diario, asegura que la intención de El Mundo Today "nunca es insultar a nadie, y menos confundir la ficción con la realidad".
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La cuestión es que conozco a un buen montón de gente que, al igual que Mariló Moreno, "es así". Parafraseando a un buen libro que se editó hace ya tiempo, son legión.

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Why the Dollar Endures

Why the Dollar Endures | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
The U.S. currency’s wide appeal owes much to the weaknesses of the global monetary system.
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In general, I agree with the approach in this article.

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What Most American Cities Get Wrong About Entrepreneurship

What Most American Cities Get Wrong About Entrepreneurship | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Bringing more entrepreneurs into cities is always a smart idea--and a prompt to discuss what's potentially amiss in the world of small-business policy-making.
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Against the parallel universes, a shower of reality?

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This is What Happens When You Teach Machines the Power of Natural Selection

This is What Happens When You Teach Machines the Power of Natural Selection | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Psychopathic machines? Lethal AI? These are the concepts we should be thinking about when we talk about the benefits of self-improving software. An excerpt from James Barrat’s ‘Our Final Invention’.
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Since always, fear has  been an article that generates high demand. Honestly, I'm afraid more emphasis on financial economics, to the detriment of the productive economy, or real, that the intelligence of machines. Why not follow the fantastic AI Udacity course?

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5 Historical Manias That Gripped Societies, Then Disappeared

5 Historical Manias That Gripped Societies, Then Disappeared | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.”
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Cognitive "biases"?

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Invent To Learn - Resources

Invent To Learn - Resources | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
Afelio Padilla's insight:

Nice. The rediscovery (yet again) that the port of entry to the brain are the hands. I'm glad a lot more than it seems.

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Agora Abierta's curator insight, September 21, 2013 9:37 AM

Always inventing something new and useful for our classroom.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 22, 2013 12:42 PM

Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom features hundreds of links to high-quality books, websites, projects, and other resources to help you create a makerspace in any school, no matter your budget.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 12, 2013 9:25 PM

I am reading this book at the moment and finding it really interesting! Here are some resources that accompany it. 

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The death of private equity's fee hogs - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blogTerm Sheet

The death of private equity's fee hogs - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blogTerm Sheet | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Buyout firms are skimming less cash from their companies, because they are no longer entitled to the proceeds.
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Evolution? To what place?

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Sleep 'boosts brain cell numbers'

Sleep 'boosts brain cell numbers' | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Scientists believe they have discovered a new reason why we need to sleep - it replenishes a type of brain cell.
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Going to sleep...

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Tracking Social Shares | Free Tools | Social Media Today

Tracking Social Shares | Free Tools | Social Media Today | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
This article reviews the best free tools for tracking social shares, influencers and networks, including shares on Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.
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Social networks scuba???

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Motivation: Top 12 Terms eLearning Professionals Need to Know

Motivation: Top 12 Terms eLearning Professionals Need to Know | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Here are some eLearning motivation terms every eLearning course developer should know.

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Motivation: a generalistic tool, beyond e-learning. Good aproach. Follow.

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The Business Case for Game Based Learning

Games, gamification, and game-based learning have entered into the vocabulary of trainers, e-Learning developers, and instructional designers in the past few ye

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Productive games...

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Project Based Learning - Best Teaching Practices

Project Based Learning - Best Teaching Practices | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
@daylynn this is one I had bookmarked but not sure if it's the one: http://t.co/oeGGQl4CXM #pblchat

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Thank you, Heather!
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Thanks, rookstrategies!
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The Four Orders of Benefits for Calculating Social ROI

The Four Orders of Benefits for Calculating Social ROI | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
With each generation, the value of social media activity has slowly shifted from a purely personal value proposition to one where online branding, network quality and broadcast have become increasingly important.

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A little bit qualitative, but interesting approach.

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Six-fold return for economy on university innovation funding - University World News

Six-fold return for economy on university innovation funding - University World News | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
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This calculation makes it even less justifiable funding cuts in education in my country, Spain, leaving the door open to all kinds of spurious assumptions.

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The Myth of the Science and Engineering Shortage

The Myth of the Science and Engineering Shortage | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
American students need to improve in math and science—but not because there's a surplus of jobs in those fields.
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Alice in Wonderland. The Red Queen should be in constant motion to stay in the same place, or we must re-examine the foundations for sustainable growth.

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Developing an effective market for open access article processing charges | Wellcome Trust

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I think not take long to increase the demonization of anything that has a label "open source". The "established" market set up barriers to entry, even (why not?) in knowledge.

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The secret of self-control

The secret of self-control | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925
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Too simplistic ... is very easy to find lots of examples for and against.

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www.culturalcognition.net - Cultural Cognition Blog - Some data on education, religiosity, ideology, and science comprehension

www.culturalcognition.net - Cultural Cognition Blog - Some data on education, religiosity, ideology, and science comprehension | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Because the "asymmetry thesis" just won't leave me alone , I decided it would be sort of...
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 The cognitive bias can be measured? Really, we all believe only those things we want to believe. 

 

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40 Years Later, Index Funds Remain The Best Wealth Management Choice For All Investors

40 Years Later, Index Funds Remain The Best Wealth Management Choice For All Investors | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
The clear pick for today’s investors is not to pick at all.
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... CAPM, old faithful theory...

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The Ugly Truth About College-Educated Americans In The Workforce [CHARTS]

The Ugly Truth About College-Educated Americans In The Workforce [CHARTS] | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Labor force participation tells a different story.
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 Also be understood as a symptom of internal devaluation ... hidden in the shadows: helots hire to handle the machines. Brave new world?

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Three lessons about talent from Tibetan Buddhist monks

Three lessons about talent from Tibetan Buddhist monks | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Whether in business, extreme sports, online gaming, or other fields, there are patterns to how individuals organize for mutual learning and achieve higher levels of performance.
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It is so easy to present academic results when centuries of experience the show, every day.

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4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects

4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio!

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 Interesting, but too basic.

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Gustavo Martínez Blog´s » Blog Archive » Google Drive es actualizado con mejoras en el corrector de ortografía y listas


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Estupendo (léase "ya era hora")

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Materiales Taller Google Docs en el aula

Materiales Taller Google Docs en el aula | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
Taller Abierto de Aprendizaje Colaborativo

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What to do if Collaborative Economy Marketplaces Are Disrupting Your Business | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

What to do if Collaborative Economy Marketplaces Are Disrupting Your Business | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing | Thinking and Learning | Scoop.it
RT @jowyang: 6 Options: What to do if Collaborative Economy Marketplaces Are Disrupting Your Business http://t.co/0WUkCajfee

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Interesting. Foolow?

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