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"Shakespeare goes social:" how open video is revolutionizing learning | opensource.com

"Shakespeare goes social:" how open video is revolutionizing learning | opensource.com | 21st century Education | Scoop.it

"..the birth of a new genre of interactive film -- "hyper-video," "social video," or pop-up video on steroids -- that will revolutionize multimedia in the classroom, and maybe even the lingua franca of learning in general. All built using open source technology."

"Popcorn Shakespeare's" ingeniously simple user experience: watch video of a Shakespeare performance, then move your mouse away at any point to pause the playback and get help with specific terms or passages you don't understand."

Popcorn Shakespeare link http://katehudsondesign.com/demos/popcornmacbeth/

 


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WoWinSchool School Wiki

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This program would use the game, World of Warcraft, as a focal point for exploring Writing/Literacy, Mathematics, Digital Citizenship, Online Safety, and would have numerous projects/lessons intended to develop 21st-Century skills.
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World of Warcraft Used as a Classroom Learning Tool | Education News

World of Warcraft Used as a Classroom Learning Tool | Education News | 21st century Education | Scoop.it
“ To non-gamers, World of Warcraft, the massive multiplayer online role playing game, has mainly been a punchline to a joke about its addictiveness.”
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ASLA 2011. Dean Groom, Keynote Speaker: Massively Productive: Learning with the gamer generation

“ Dean Groom, Head of Educational Development and Design at Macquarie University, Sydney. Abstract: This decade has seen the advent of massive multiplayer online games.”
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TEDxABQ - Jill Vialet - What Play Can Teach Us

“ Jill Vialet believes that playing is essential to human development, and addresses significant education reform issues by encouraging greater creativity and ...”
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Gingko App - For collaborative writing

Gingko App - For collaborative writing | 21st century Education | Scoop.it
Since Gingko is tree-based, one person can work on the overall organization, while a second is writing the main points of a particular section, and a third is taking those points and fleshing them out in a subsection.
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