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'Google Translate' for iOS Updated with Handwriting Integration, Support for 7 New Languages

'Google Translate' for iOS Updated with Handwriting Integration, Support for 7 New Languages | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
Google has released a significant update to Google Translate for iOS, including a visual redesign that is similar to that of the “flat” design...

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Meta's Augmented Reality Glasses 2.0 | Demo

Meta, the augmented reality technology company, has captured the attention of the gadget world with the launch of the Meta Pro, the $3000 headset that aims ...
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Nice to see many players in the #AR marketplace 

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Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer | TechCrunch

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer | TechCrunch | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
Today Codecademy released its first foray into the mobile space, an app-based intro course to coding designed to take less than an hour to complete. I had a..

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David Kelly's curator insight, December 10, 2013 11:19 PM

More and more interest is being shown on coding - this app is an interesting way to dip your foot into the water.

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17 Fun Tools To Teach Kids To Code by @ChrisBetcher

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I enjoy coding as much as students do :)

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Apple begins approaching augmented reality - QR...

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QR Code Press Apple begins approaching augmented reality QR Code Press Apple may have taken a major step toward augmented reality with its most recent acquisition.
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Google Docs Can Automatically Generate QR Codes - The Next Web

Google Docs Can Automatically Generate QR Codes - The Next Web | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
Did you know that Google Docs has support for QR codes built-in? That's right, if you know the right function, the Spreadsheets app can generate QR codes w.
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Fantastic..I need to try this! :)

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Six social-media skills every leader needs - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Innovation

Six social-media skills every leader needs - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Innovation | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
Organizational social-media literacy is fast becoming a source of competitive advantage. Learn, through the lens of executives at General Electric, how you and your leaders can keep up. A McKinsey Quarterly Strategy article.
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Finnish Education Highlights - Flipboard magazine - compilation of articles, research and reports

Finnish Education Highlights - Flipboard magazine - compilation of articles, research and reports | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
By apuustin | apuustin created a magazine on Flipboard. "Finnish Education Highlights" is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for "apuustin".

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Always interesting to read about Finland's school system...

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How To Use Augmented Reality In Education - Edu...

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Augmented reality is not something limited to just Hollywood blockbusters though. There are a bunch of ways people are using augmented reality in education, believe it or not.

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Wish I had my own classroom..#AR is definitely part of the future/present classrooms...

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Slam Poet Wants To Change The Way You Think About ESL Education

Slam Poet Wants To Change The Way You Think About ESL Education | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
The statistics regarding education for English as a Second Language Learners (ESL) in America are bleak and abstract: According to George Washington University Face the Facts initiative, there is only one public school teacher for every 150 ESL...

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9 Places To Find High-Quality Online Professional Development - Many free

9 Places To Find High-Quality Online Professional Development - Many free | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
The beginning of the school year for many teachers includes something that many are grumbling about. Maybe it's time to try online professional development?

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Top Ten Learning Games For Kids

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Top Rated Gamification Guru and Stanford Lecturer lists out the Top 10 Learning Games for Kids: 1. Dragon Box 2. Mindsnack 3. DIY.org 4....
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RoomRecess | Educational Games for Kids & Elementary Students

RoomRecess | Educational Games for Kids & Elementary Students | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
Free educational online games for children. Our games reinforce the skills that are vital to elementary students. We offer many math and reading games.

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Audrey's curator insight, September 2, 2013 5:41 PM

These educational games can really help youngsters use their brains.

 

Sharla Shults's curator insight, September 4, 2013 7:27 PM

Games are what they are...games. Making them relevant and an addition for enhancement is the key AFTER appropriate strategies for learning are in place. What are your thoughts? Agree or disagree?

Ryan McDonough's curator insight, July 7, 7:51 AM

Geared for elementary students, there's a few flash type games that can help students with spelling, writing, and math. For review purposes, I tried Shot Clock. I just so happen to love basketball. It offers addition, subraction, multiplication, or division problems. After the question is displayed, you must use the answer to know which basket to shoot at. Not to toot my own horn or anything but I had today's highest score with 41 points. Can you beat it? Pics or it didn't happen...

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The How and Why of Enterprise Gamification - Business 2 Community

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The How and Why of Enterprise Gamification
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From SalesForce to Target to LinkedIn, over 350 nationally-recognized enterprises have invested in gamification, with many reporting excellent results.
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more  egs of effective gamification in the workplace

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5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic

5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
Game designers have mastered certain tricks that make games so addictive that people can’t stop playing them. Here are the top five secrets that game designers know, and some tips on how you can use these same game dynamics to make learning in your classroom as addictive as gaming.

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David Kelly's curator insight, February 26, 12:30 AM

While this article talks in the context of classroom and academic settings, the lessons shared from games can be applied to just about all learning scenarios.

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Create Events, Invite Guests and Email Attendees in Google Calendar

Create Events, Invite Guests and Email Attendees in Google Calendar | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it

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Nice use of google calendar :) great for organization

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Nintendo is reportedly working on an Android tablet for educational games [updated]

Nintendo is reportedly working on an Android tablet for educational games [updated] | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
Nintendo is reportedly making their own Android tablet, but one of their developers insists it's only for educational games.
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Future potential? It would be great to pilot this!..(if true.. :))

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Augmented Reality: How It's Used And What's Next Infographic

Augmented Reality: How It's Used And What's Next Infographic | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
I was lucky to recently receive an email from web designer Elli Parker from CenturyLink Deals. She is a fan of augmented reality and her team designed this augmented reality infographic. What do you think?
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UK Is The Most Social Media-Savvy Country In The World [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

UK Is The Most Social Media-Savvy Country In The World [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it

UK Is The Most Social Media-Savvy Country In The World [INFOGRAPHIC] !

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Trends | Infographic: Online Education Around the World

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A Simple Acronym For Encouraging Digital Citizenship - TeachThought

A Simple Acronym For Encouraging Digital Citizenship - TeachThought | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it

Digital citizenship, as we’ve theorized, has something to do with the “The quality of habits, actions, and consumption patterns that impact the ecology of digital content and communities.”


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Zoraini Wati Abas's curator insight, May 11, 2013 12:33 AM

A necessity for every individual.

 

Anthony Cyril Williams's curator insight, May 11, 2013 3:17 PM

Easy...

Thomas Salmon's curator insight, May 12, 2013 8:03 AM

I like this :)

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Metta = Storytelling + Polls In One Compact Format

Metta = Storytelling + Polls In One Compact Format | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
Metta helps turning stories into short movies out of pictures, videos, text and sounds that are already published on the web. Polls and quizzes can also be embedded anywhere inside a video presentation to get controlled responses from viewers.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, November 12, 2013 2:47 AM

Some more info about Metta (old Soo Metta). More reasons to use it!

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, November 14, 2013 2:24 AM

It allows teachers and educators to produce learning guides

Ingrid Cristina Florence Yamine's curator insight, November 19, 2013 1:14 PM

very interesting and useful one! I'll preset on it next monday!

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'Google Translate' for iOS Updated with Handwriting Integration, Support for 7 New Languages

'Google Translate' for iOS Updated with Handwriting Integration, Support for 7 New Languages | just_some_technologyforsharing | Scoop.it
Google has released a significant update to Google Translate for iOS, including a visual redesign that is similar to that of the “flat” design...

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Design Your Class Like A Video Game

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Design Your Class Like A Video Game

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This Augmented-Reality Sandbox Turns Dirt Into ...

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It's a sandbox that lets kids mold its contents into miniature mountains, lakes and rivers--and then, with a little high-tech magic, brings that terrain to life before their eyes. (#Incredible, #interactive, #educational #technology.
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