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New: 10 of the best Apple apps for education in 2012 | eSchool News

Last year we presented “10 of the best apps for education,” which highlighted some of the best apps for iPhones and iPods.
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14 Ways to Use Garageband in the Classroom

14 Ways to Use Garageband in the Classroom | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Much more than just music: 14 Ways to Use Garageband in the Classroom http://t.co/Iccs1pgr #education #onderwijs #LesVO #ipadklas...
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How College Professors Are Using Twitter to Re-Engage Their Students

How College Professors Are Using Twitter to Re-Engage Their Students | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
In today's college classrooms the sound of furious note-scribbling has been replaced by clacking on keyboards and tapping on tablets. Thanks to the ubiquity of WiFi on campuses, it's not just note-taking that's been given a 21st-century update.
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Scientists confirm Alan Turing's 60-year-old theory for why tigers have stripes

Scientists confirm Alan Turing's 60-year-old theory for why tigers have stripes | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Alan Turing was a brilliant mathematician, cryptographer, and logician, plus the father of computer science and artificial intelligence.
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New iPhone Game Donates Proceeds to Environmental Charities - PR Urgent (press release)

New iPhone Game Donates Proceeds to Environmental CharitiesPR Urgent (press release)GreenPleco is a game studio that creates fun mobile games in order to raise awareness for environmental issues.
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Blackboard Project Activate Day 1: Educational Imperatives in Rural Tanzania |

Blackboard Project Activate Day 1: Educational Imperatives in Rural Tanzania | | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
A #Blackboard colleague is over in Tanzania working on an education project.
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Poachers Kill 200-300 Elephants in Cameroon in 5 Weeks | Ecology Global Network

Poachers Kill 200-300 Elephants in Cameroon in 5 Weeks | Ecology Global Network | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
In an unprecedented five-weeks massacre, poachers have slaughtered an estimated 200-300 elephants in Cameroon’s Bouba Njida National Park.
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Preschoolers Learn to Tweet Before They Can Write : Discovery News

Preschoolers Learn to Tweet Before They Can Write : Discovery News | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
French teachers are turning Twitter into an educational tool.
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Drought may be new norm for UK, says environment secretary

Drought may be new norm for UK, says environment secretary | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Caroline Spelman says genetically modified drought-resistant crops will be considered as a way of ensuring food security (Drought may be new norm for UK, says environment secretary http://t.co/FU7pv55D...
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Eye on the Arctic - Effects of fuel spill in Canadian Arctic community unknown

Eye on the Arctic - Effects of fuel spill in Canadian Arctic community unknown | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Articles, video, audio, and multimedia from arctic nations on the frontline of climate adaptation. News and opinion from Canada, Russia, USA, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Greenland.
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Conservation risk highest off coasts of Canada, Mexico, Peru and New Zealand

Researchers have identified conservation "hot spots" around the world where the temptation to profit from overfishing outweighs the appetite for conservation.
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Solar, wind get strong support in Midwestern poll

Solar, wind get strong support in Midwestern poll | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Most people in four Midwestern states would pay slightly higher utility bills to boost clean energy and energy efficiency, a poll has found (Survey finds that Midwesterners willing to pay more for clean energy & conservation.
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Why Online Education Is Not Always the Answer

Why Online Education Is Not Always the Answer | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Not a week seems to go by where I don’t get an invite to a conference or meeting on the future of higher ed. I’m headed to another one in California next week.
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Explosion In Free Online Classes May Change Course Of Higher Education

Explosion In Free Online Classes May Change Course Of Higher Education (Explosion In Free Online Classes May Change Course Of Higher Education http://t.co/E8o2TqOe...)...
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Health Behavior News Service - Students More Likely to be Fit When Physical Education is Mandatory

Health Behavior News Service - Students More Likely to be Fit When Physical Education is Mandatory | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
RT @21stprincipal: Health Behavior News Service - Students More Likely to be Fit When Physical Education is Mandatory http://t.co/g9gMWmSd...
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How plants compete to get sunlight - Zee News

How plants compete to get sunlight - Zee News | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Zee NewsHow plants compete to get sunlightZee News“We knew how leaves sensed light and that auxins drove growth, but we didn't understand the pathway that connected these two fundamental systems,” said Joanne Chory, professor and director of the Salk's...
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40 year old ecological riddle starts to crack | Wildlife News

40 year old ecological riddle starts to crack | Wildlife News | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
A revision to the May formula for ecosystem stability may explain why we have complex ecosystems when the math show we should not.
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Northern Lights captured from space

Northern Lights captured from space | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
The first 'moving' images of the Northern lights, or Aurora Borealis, as seen from Space have been released by Nasa, after they harnessed a new time-lapse photographic technique.
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School garden grows into community effort

School garden grows into community effort | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Riverhills Elementary students, called the Dragonflies, get their hands dirty and learn about plants as they help maintain the school garden.
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Canada threatens trade war with EU over oil sands

Canada threatens trade war with EU over oil sands | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Canada has threatened to lodge a World Trade Organization complaint against the European Union if the bloc labels oil from Alberta's tar sands as highly polluting, documents published Monday show.
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The Oldest Living Trees in the World

The Oldest Living Trees in the World | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
The tree had been on fire for over a week before anyone noticed.
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Do Students Understand the Material? A New App Helps Teachers Know For Sure - Education - GOOD

Do Students Understand the Material? A New App Helps Teachers Know For Sure - Education - GOOD | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
GoSoapBox allows students to ask questions, vote up questions posed by their classmates, participate in discussions, or express confusion. (RT @CityYear: Not sure if your students are understanding a lesson?
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The Advantages of Online Education for Professionals | CAREEREALISM

Ever thought about taking online classes? Here are some great reasons why working professionals should look into online education. (Is online education right for you?
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What Does Downton Abbey Have in Common With Online Education?

What Does Downton Abbey Have in Common With Online Education? | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
How is #DowntonAbbey like #onlineeducation? Check out the history of #distancelearning!
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Biology

Biology | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy...
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