From two different perspectives, MOOCs and MMOGs, there is a confluence that could be observed by the gamification of the MOOCs (trend 1) and the massification of SG (trend 2), and the educational orientation of the ...
Digital Storytelling & Young Learners. Picture this: …a teacher holding up her laptop or tablet and a circle of children listening to her and following the digital images of her imagination, completely absorbed in the world she ...
"Science is one of the areas where the impact of technology has been markedly observed. It triggered an unprecedented revolution and reshaped people's knowledge about the world. It has also enhanced the way science is being instructed inside schools and colleges. Experimentations are being facilitated by the use of technology and students are able to learn and get engaged in simulated experiments that mimic the real life problems.
This revolution is being carried on to the mobile platforms. There are now several science apps that students and teachers can use to perform a wide variety of science tasks. Below, for instance, is a set of apps that enable students to explore the human body in 3D. Check them out and share with us if you have any additions. Enjoy"
The term modern learning environments (MLE) has gained currency in recent years as a way of referring to the new forms of school buildings that are being constructed in New Zealand and other places around the world.
In this month’s Teaching The AvatarGeneration magazine we feature some of the best resources for teachers looking to use MOOCs for their professional development or for their students. We talk to passionate educational technologists who are looking to change education through innovation, collaboration and using open access resources.
Do you know the history of social media? Think we'll remember Facebook in 20 years? This detailed timeline is a must-see.
Social media began decades before the Facebook era. It started, more or less, with CompuServe and Arpanet back in 1969. A couple years later, the first-ever email was sent.
It has evolved over the past few decades into a powerful tool, as seen in this social media history timeline. With so much that’s happened over the past few decades, we can only guess what’s coming next for social media.
"Kathleen Cushman, author of Fires in the Mind (and Edcamper!), has done countless studies on motivation and engagement. In many ways, her findings echo Daniel Pink's work in his text, Drive. Kathleen has just released a FREE eBOOK called The Motivation Equation.http://bit.ly/1aOZ0qd ; In the brief text, she describes design methodology that will help ignite students' passions. It's definitely worth a look!"
Photographs Created in Virtual Worlds PetaPixel Robert Overweg is a photographer who works in the virtual world. His series, “the end of the virtual world“, contains images captured in popular computer games at the edges of the “world”.
23 Roles of The 21st Century Educator ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on New 21st Century Challenges curated by Mita Jordan (23 Roles of The 21st Century Educator ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit via @eddebainbridge...
12 Important Attributes of The 21st Century Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup) curated by juandoming (RT @guzmanadrian: See it on Scoop.it, via E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup)
Workshops show teachers how to add gaming to learning Pittsburgh Post Gazette Kevin Conner, curriculum and instructional technology coordinator for the AIU, has been following this type of learning for the past couple of years and is participating...
Brain imaging study reveals our brains 'divide and conquer' Medical Xpress QBI postdoctoral research fellow and lead researcher Dr Oliver Baumann said the work shed new light on how learning the layout of a new environment, and then accessing this...
developerWorks wikis allow groups of people to jointly create and maintain content through contribution and collaboration. Wikis apply the wisdom of crowds to generating information for users interested in a particular subject.
Reblogged from Gaming and Education: In a new study, conducted by The National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales (NFER) found that game-based learning shows that "games can impact ...
A Handy Guide to Everything Teachers Need to Know about @Edmodo on Educational Technology curated by Kelly Blair (RT @Blairke: A Handy Guide to Everything Teachers Need to Know about @Edmodo | @scoopit via @AnaCristinaPrts
A wonderful visual depiction of how educators can tap into their networks to expand and continually improve their teaching practice from a trove of rich resources. Illustrated by Langwitches, the image refers to Alec Couros’s original post exploring question, “What does the network mean to you?”
This week the once-trendy virtual world Second Life officially turns 10 years old. It's been years since its initial hype wave – when many technorati thought it would be as important to the internet as Facebook itself (yes, many ...
"What I want to do in this post is to introduce you to some successful educational wikis created and run by educators like you and me . This list of wiki is a must see by every teacher and it would be better if you bookmark it for later reference."
Ana Cristina Pratas's insight: Learn Real-World Skills. For Free. Anywhere."Modern Lessons is a skill-building platform designed for you. It features courses for beginners, experts, and everyone in between.
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