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5 of The Best Android Math Apps for Middle School Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 of The Best Android Math Apps for Middle School Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Connected_Up | Scoop.it

5 of The Best Android Math Apps for Middle School Students https://t.co/bnoDYm81uz #edtech

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Benefits Of Using Virtual Reality In The Classroom

Benefits Of Using Virtual Reality In The Classroom | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Just a few years ago, virtual reality seemed to be a sci-fi concept for most people. Currently, virtual reality is playing an increasing role in reshaping such industries as medicine and real estate and educators started using VR in academic settings. A lot of people now believe that this technology is the future of education... Read more »
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A digital playground in the mall

A digital playground in the mall | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
PlayLab, an interactive indoor game park in Robinsons Galleria Cebu, is drawing families to its 14 educational attractions.
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This Bizarre Gadget Lets You Answer The Phone By Sticking Your Finger In Your Ear

This Bizarre Gadget Lets You Answer The Phone By Sticking Your Finger In Your Ear | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
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This looks very interesting, it may even catch on...

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10 things children born in 2018 will probably never experience

10 things children born in 2018 will probably never experience | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
By the time children born in 2018 reach adulthood, technology may have eliminated these 10 experiences that are common for today's adults.
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Lego X Combines Augmented Reality, 3D modelling and 3D printing

Lego X Combines Augmented Reality, 3D modelling and 3D printing | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Lego has been in the top preferences for architectural toys since forever. And who doesn't enjoy playing with the super colorful Leg
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Augmented Reality's Real Power Will Be Substance, Not Flash

Augmented Reality's Real Power Will Be Substance, Not Flash | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
­People assume AR will deliver flashy, exciting cultural creations, but it will likely be more mundane—and thus more powerful.
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Minecraft Hour of Code

Minecraft Hour of Code | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Minecraft is back for the Hour of Code, and you’re the hero! Write code to journey through Minecraft biomes.
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For those of you using Minecraft in Schools...

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This prototype augmented-reality headset lets you focus naturally on images at different depths

This prototype augmented-reality headset lets you focus naturally on images at different depths | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
It’s not a consumer product (yet), but a startup’s AR headset could give HoloLens a run for its money.
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Another step closer to realistic AR...

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Minecraft: Education Edition puts a new spin on The Oregon Trail game - Classcraft Blog

Minecraft: Education Edition puts a new spin on The Oregon Trail game - Classcraft Blog | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Minecraft Education has partnered with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to put a new spin on a classic educational game: The Oregon Trail.
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When "Oldschool" becomes "NewSchool" 

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Finally: An AR App That Injects the Internet Into Real Life

Finally: An AR App That Injects the Internet Into Real Life | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Mirage doesn't just uncover secret messages—it lets the internet ooze out of your phone and into your surroundings.
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Forget selfies, the new Nokia 8 lets you take a 'bothie'

Forget selfies, the new Nokia 8 lets you take a 'bothie' | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
In the beginning, there were smartphone cameras. And then, inevitably, came selfies. Human beings were always going to find a way to self-publicise.  But as technology advances, the selfie starts to look almost antiquated. Mercifully, new advances permit us new ways to express ourselves: brace yourself for the “bothie”. Nokia’s latest handset, the Nokia 8, announced to hype at a briefing yesterday morning, has a unique camera mode that could change the way we capture and share memorable moments.
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Snapchat AR glasses investigation: Augmented reality specs are in the works

Snapchat AR glasses investigation: Augmented reality specs are in the works | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
It's official - as of August, Snapchat's dancing hot dog filter has been viewed 1.5 billion times, making it, in the words of Snap CEO Evan Spiegel, "the…
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What Teachers Think Of Augmented-Reality Books

What Teachers Think Of Augmented-Reality Books | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Alice Asevedo works for Edgewood Independent School District. Laura Johansen home schools an elementary-aged child. Both women are blown away by this
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Osmo’s Genius Kit Keeps Kids’ Minds Positively Occupied & Sharpened - Teachers With Apps

Osmo’s Genius Kit Keeps Kids’ Minds Positively Occupied & Sharpened - Teachers With Apps | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
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EdTech Update

EdTech Update | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Industry insights your peers are reading. The very best industry content from the EdTech Update community.
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Education Technology update...

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Criminal hackers targeting UK private schools

Criminal hackers targeting UK private schools | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
A report from The Telegraph has revealed that criminal hackers are targeting UK private schools with poor online security. Parents are warned to be on high alert as a new term commences and invoice…
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This is of interest to all schools, not just private ones, contact us if you have any worries about this issue - enquiries@connect-up.co.uk

 

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Meet Rasta-Claus, Santa’s much cooler cousin

Meet Rasta-Claus, Santa’s much cooler cousin | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Kids come to his grotto and have to find a coin from Mother Africa.
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Multi Culture-ism at it's finest :)

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9 Awesome Raspberry Pi Star Wars Project Ideas

9 Awesome Raspberry Pi Star Wars Project Ideas | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
These awesome Raspberry Pi Star Wars projects will really get your creative juices flowing -- what more could you ask for?
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These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding

These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
These 5 products can help teach curious young ones about the ins-and-outs of electricity, coding, and computers.
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Some very good kits here, Makey Makey is apparently very simple to use...

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Aryzon Cardboard Augmented Reality Headset

Aryzon Cardboard Augmented Reality Headset | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Aryzon is the world's first smartphone powered Augmented Reality Headsets. Now available in the USA.
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Augmented Reality Takes the Pilot Seat on AR Drones - AppReal-VR

Augmented Reality Takes the Pilot Seat on AR Drones - AppReal-VR | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is transforming the drone industry, and other industries in the process. Here, we look at some of the opportunities for development.
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Yes, Colleges Check Applicants' Social Media Posts

Yes, Colleges Check Applicants' Social Media Posts | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Many high school seniors and their parents wonder about college admissions and social media. Do colleges really look at a teen's social media posts? Here's what you need to know.
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Always worth considering when applying to Universities...

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Researchers Create 3D Printed Artificial Bone

Researchers Create 3D Printed Artificial Bone | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
A new customizable artificial bone could lead to a new wave of bone replacements in the future.
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This touchable AR display screws into a light socket and projects onto your desk

This touchable AR display screws into a light socket and projects onto your desk | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
A prototype device uses a small projector, a depth sensor, and a computer to project multi-touch displays onto any surface.
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 A great idea, and one step closer to AR...

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Alamo to Come to Life in 2018 AR/VR App

Alamo to Come to Life in 2018 AR/VR App | Connected_Up | Scoop.it
Using immersive augmented and virtual reality technology, San Antonio’s visitors, and residents can learn about the 1836 Battle and key historical figures.
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This looks like a superb use of AR and VR...

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