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The "One iPad" Classroom

The "One iPad" Classroom | Digital education | Scoop.it
If you have been allocated just one iPad for your classroom then you have very different issues to 1-to-1 classrooms as the iPad is not designed as a shared device. But don't despair! There are app...

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Jonathan Jarc's curator insight, March 3, 2014 8:55 PM

Always a concern, especially for the under-served school districts.

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10 Major Technology Trends in Education

According to the latest data, video for homework is on the rise; mobile computing is "beyond the tipping point"; and most kids don't use traditional computers to connect to the Internet at home. Those are just three of the major trends revealed in the 2013 Speak Up Survey from Project Tomorrow.

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Psychometric Considerations in Game-based Assessment

Psychometric Considerations in Game-based Assessment | Digital education | Scoop.it

"Games can stand alone as a learning activity, providing valuable information to the player and her teacher, who can intuitively characterize the evidence provided by the game. In low-stakes situations,  this is perfectly satisfactory. The quality of evidence about learning gathered is more important than the analysis of that evidence. 

 

But another reason learning scientists are interested in games is because of their potential to provide a new window into the process of learning."


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Anna Goldfeder's curator insight, February 27, 2014 8:02 PM

A must-read white paper on games-based learning and assessment.

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10 Tech Trends Students Say Are Changing Their Education

10 Tech Trends Students Say Are Changing Their Education | Digital education | Scoop.it
Project Tomorrow's Speak Up Survey gives a good snapshot of how students across the country are using digital technology in and outside the classroom.

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Anna Goldfeder's curator insight, February 10, 2014 1:08 AM

I always like it when they talk to the students themselves.

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The Future Of Games In Education

The Future Of Games In Education | Digital education | Scoop.it
Gamification is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Incorporating game play elements into your classroom can help to create a dynamic, interactive environment that will help get and keep your students engaged in the material and excited to learn. It sounds great, right? But every trend will see a …

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Betty Skeet's curator insight, February 28, 2014 3:46 AM

Games in education...education in games?  is "gamefication" and unavoidable trend?