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A collection of byte-sized tips and articles of interest for teachers using technology in their classrooms.
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9 Ways Video Games Can Actually Be Good For You

9 Ways Video Games Can Actually Be Good For You | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
via Huffington Post Your mother was wrong. Video games aren’t bad for you. They’re actually making your life better.
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7 Free Online Website Builders for Students to Explore

7 Free Online Website Builders for Students to Explore | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
Building a website today is easier than ever. For any organization, entrepreneur, or enthusiast needing an immediate online presence on a budget, the list of free site-creating tools is pretty diverse.
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5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code

5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via Visual.ly
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Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.
 
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Don’t Forget to Play!

Don’t Forget to Play! | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via Edutopia
Play has earned some inaccurate baggage of connotations over the years. When we talk about playing in education or play time, many would push back that it is not appropriate to play in classroom, or that play is not good learning.
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ExamTime - Changing the way you learn

ExamTime - Changing the way you learn | edu-bytes | Scoop.it

Transform your learning potential with ExamTime

 

Create, share & discover resources

 

Build Mind Maps, Flashcards, Quizzes & Notes for Free!

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Geeking out young: gadgets and coding need to be core in US schools

Geeking out young: gadgets and coding need to be core in US schools | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
Tags: coding, Core, Gadgets, Geeking, need, schools, YoungRemember readin’, ‘riting, and ‘rithmatic?
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Kids’ Video Games: Source of Fun, Pain, and Profit

Kids’ Video Games: Source of Fun, Pain, and Profit | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via MindShift
Austin Newman, 10, of Menlo Park, Calif., is not allowed to play video games during the school week. His mother, Michelle DeWolf, said she had to take that step to keep her son focused on his homework during the week.
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How 3 Different Generations Use The Internet

How 3 Different Generations Use The Internet | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via Edudemic
The web is filled with videos, social media chatter, and more resources than your brain can handle. Who is putting all that stuff online?
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Why online education won't kill your campus

Why online education won't kill your campus | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
MOOCs may yet upend education as we know it, but don't count out traditional universities.
By Anne VanderMey, reporter
FORTUNE -- The country's higher education system seems ripe for tech industry disruption.
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How Severe Is Our Screen Addiction?

How Severe Is Our Screen Addiction? | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via Mashable
For many people, staring at screens is a simple daily occurrence: our jobs require use of a computer and many of us have smartphones that connect to the Internet.
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Presentation Ideas, Tips, and Case Studies | The Haiku Deck Blog

Inspiring case studies, tips, and presentation ideas to help you set your story free, from the Haiku Deck team and our creative community.
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How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
Students in Matamoros, Mexico weren't getting much out of school -- until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential.
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A Powerful Set Of Classroom iPad Rules For Teachers

A Powerful Set Of Classroom iPad Rules For Teachers | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
via Edudemic If you’re rolling out iPads in the classroom, you need to lay down the law. As a connected educator, you need to come up with a set of guidelines, classroom iPad rules, as well as a way to manage all your new devices.
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High School Student Strikes Back at Cyber Bullies

High School Student Strikes Back at Cyber Bullies | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
via The New Zealand Herald A Buller High School student has hit back at bullies she says suggested she kill herself.
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Increasing Student Engagement By Grading Backwards

Increasing Student Engagement By Grading Backwards | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via TeachThought
Good Morning. You All Have An F: Increasing Student Engagement Via An Additive Grading System 
In a way, the current education system is already set up like a game–just not a very well designed one.
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How To Publish A Class E-Book Using iTunes

How To Publish A Class E-Book Using iTunes | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via Edudemic
Often teachers want to share the ebooks their students have made with a wider audience, not least parents!
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Makerbot Wants To Put A 3D Printer In Every School

Makerbot Wants To Put A 3D Printer In Every School | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
Tags: every, MakerBot, printer, school, Wants3D-printer company Makerbot is leading a crowdfunding drive to buy 3D printers for every school in America.
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Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music

Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent ...
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Why Video Games Make People Happy

Why Video Games Make People Happy | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via Stuff.co.nz
OPINION: Video games, whether violent or not, are a lightning rod for speculation and fear regarding their impact on children and adults alike.
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Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn

Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via MindShift
What’s the key to effective learning? One intriguing body of research suggests a rather riddle-like answer: It’s not just what you know. It’s what you know about what you know.
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Games Based Learning Theory and Practice by Paul Ladley

Games Based Learning Theory and Practice by Paul Ladley | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via ICT in Practice
Much has been discussed about computer games and their impact on young people. A lot of the media has focused how games are turning our young people into violent hooligans. But more recently, there has been shift in opinions.
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Consumer Demand for Digital Learning Games, Simulations Growing Worldwide

Consumer Demand for Digital Learning Games, Simulations Growing Worldwide | edu-bytes | Scoop.it
 
via Education Week
Consumer demand for digital learning games and simulations is steadily increasing and expected to rise, a recent report concludes.
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