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Computer Science for All: Can Schools Pull It Off?

Computer Science for All: Can Schools Pull It Off? | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Citing a shortage of tech-savvy workers, lawmakers and business leaders have successfully pushed schools to offer more computer science. Now comes the hard part.

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5 Strategies to Inspire Curiosity in Students

5 Strategies to Inspire Curiosity in Students | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
“I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.” —Eleanor Roosevelt Think about the las
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Online Course Enrollment Sees Relentless Growth

According to the Babson Survey Research Group's latest annual report on distance education in the United States, online student enrollment has grown for the 14th year in a row. Nearly a million additional students took distance education courses in 2016 compared to 2012, and more than 30 percent of college students took at least one distance education course during the 2015-2016 academic year.
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Delivering Best-in-Class Education Technology Without Breaking the Bank

Delivering Best-in-Class Education Technology Without Breaking the Bank | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Network news, trend analysis, product testing and the industry’s most important blogs, all collected at the most popular network watering hole on the Internet | Network World

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Find and Install PowerPoint Add-ins

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Find and Install PowerPoint Add-ins | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
In the last couple of months I've featured a handful of Google Slides Add-ons that provide additional features for your Google Slide
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Free Images - Pixabay

Free Images - Pixabay | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
Over 1,300,000 high quality photos, illustrations, and vector graphics. Free for commercial use. No attribution required.
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Create Your Own Google Expeditions

Create Your Own Google Expeditions | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
To coincide with the BETT Show Google announced a new beta program that will enable schools to create their own Google Expeditions. Th
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Add Live Polls and Q&A to Your PowerPoint Slides

Add Live Polls and Q&A to Your PowerPoint Slides | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
Glisser is a live polling and online Q&A platform that offers a free PowerPoint add-in. Glisser's free PowerPoint add-in will sync you
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OPINION: Universities cannot ignore the advent of AI technology | Daily Trojan

OPINION: Universities cannot ignore the advent of AI technology | Daily Trojan | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Bina48, the artificial intelligence bot that completed a college-level course, demonstrates the potential classroom benefits of AI.

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Top 10 IT Issues, 2017: Foundations for Student Success

Top 10 IT Issues, 2017: Foundations for Student Success | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

The 2017 Top 10 IT Issues support higher education’s focus on student success through four key themes: IT foundations, data foundations, effective lea

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18 exponential changes we can expect in the year ahead

18 exponential changes we can expect in the year ahead | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Where will the trajectory of the tech world, from cryptocurrencies to Silicon Valley culture, take us in 2018?

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How I became a better teacher by monumentally failing at implementing flipped mastery - Flipped Learning Network Hub

How I became a better teacher by monumentally failing at implementing flipped mastery - Flipped Learning Network Hub | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

  If you haven’t failed in the classroom lately, you aren’t pushing the envelope far enough. “Safe” lessons are a recipe for mediocrity at best. Dave …

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How We Can 'Robot-Proof' Education to Better Adapt to Automation

How We Can 'Robot-Proof' Education to Better Adapt to Automation | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
In Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, Northeastern University president Joseph Aoun calls for a new paradigm that teaches young minds “to invent, to create, and to discover”—filling the relevant needs of our world that robots simply can’t fill.
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Curiosity Is a Unique Marker of Academic Success

Curiosity Is a Unique Marker of Academic Success | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
Curiosity is underemphasized in the classroom, but research shows that it is one of the strongest markers of academic success.
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New Future Ready Schools Guide to Blended Learning – Inspired Ideas –

Future Ready Schools®(FRS), a planning and resource hub for personalized, digital learning that helps district leaders effectively plan and implement research-based digital learning strategies, has…
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Thriving rather than surviving: Teaching students how to spot fake news

Thriving rather than surviving: Teaching students how to spot fake news | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

As schools around the world ramp up their efforts to teach students how to spot fake news online, here's what Singapore schools have been doing.

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High schoolers learning digital skills for their future jobs

High schoolers learning digital skills for their future jobs | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Much has been written about the importance of developing STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) skills amongst high school students.

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FREE Stock Photos from Pik Wizard

FREE Stock Photos from Pik Wizard | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

The Best source for FREE Stock Photos. Only the High quality and High Resolution images free from all copyright restrictions, with Free Photo Editor included.

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The Periodic Table of iOS Apps for AR and VR by ICTEvangelist

The Periodic Table of iOS Apps for AR and VR by ICTEvangelist | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
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10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learning

10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learning | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learning
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How Flipping the Classroom can Instill Grit in Generation Z Learners

How Flipping the Classroom can Instill Grit in Generation Z Learners | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
How Flipping the Classroom can Instill Grit in Generation Z Learners, Daniel Wilson, Teacher of Creative Digital Media, Ashton under-lyne Sixth Form College
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How to Create an Interactive Diagram in Google Slides

How to Create an Interactive Diagram in Google Slides | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Google Slides has a lot of capabilities that often go overlooked. One of those capabilities is the option to link slides so that viewer

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This MOOC Teaches the Science and Practice of Happiness | eLearningInside News

This MOOC Teaches the Science and Practice of Happiness | eLearningInside News | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

“Imagine that scientists have created a happiness machine,” says Professor Keltner in a promotional video, “a machine that could make you as happy as you like with the push of a button. Would you use it? Would you push that button? I’ve asked that question to my students for years, and most of them say no. Most of them want to find true happiness on their own in a genuine way.”

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Can we have an honest conversation about phones in the classroom?

Can we have an honest conversation about phones in the classroom? | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

I get to visit a lot of schools around the country, and I'll admit that when I see signs like the one below, I often cringe. It's not the sign's fault, but I can't help but think

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