Meet Roxxi - a feisty and fully-armed virtual nanobot. Billed as "medicine's mightiest warrior", she's fighting an epic battle deep inside the human body where she launches rapid-fire assaults on malignant cells.
Realistically, a “with it” teacher can teach almost anything using almost anything. I’ve been taught trigonometry using a paper clip, and expository structure using paint. Tech is great, but nowhere close to necessary. But if the underlying learning process is well-thought out, tech can provide powerful common ground for teachers and learners.
So then, video games.
Video games do not represent a “rising medium,” but rather one that’s established, potent, and ready for application in any content area at any grade level. While their application may not be as immediately apparent as the Declaration of Independence, an essay by Wendell Berry, or Google Earth, they truly are a goldmine of edu-content.
A beginner's guide to Facebook, Google and LinkedIn ads
SUMMARY: Running a cost-per-click ad campaign makes sense when your business has a specific goal and is willing to pay for each new visitor, writes Neil Sequeira. Google's AdWords is a solid choice for brands looking for instant leads and sales; Facebook Ads works well for generating awareness and engaging communities; and LinkedIn Ads offers a highly focused platform that's well-suited to B2B campaigns. "Each one of these online advertising platforms has something unique to offer," Sequeira writes.
According to a new infographic from FrugalDad, video games play a critical role in bolstering a child’s ability to socialize, learn, and grow. From therapy to literacy improvement, video games are an easy way to get a child’s brain to start thinking, problem-solving, and figuring out solutions to complex problems. Makes me glad I played Halo so much in college