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All you need are these apps and your iPad to take your office with you -- AppAdvice

All you need are these apps and your iPad to take your office with you -- AppAdvice | Education | Scoop.it
Keep your finger firmly on the pulse of your business from virtually anywhere with the best business tools available for the iPad. From email clients to collaboration tools, you’ll never miss a beat regardless of where your work takes you. Be forewarned, you may never want to go back to your desktop again.

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Learning to Code: The New After-School Activity - Digits - WSJ

Learning to Code: The New After-School Activity  - Digits - WSJ | Education | Scoop.it
Learning to code is the new after-school activity in Hong Kong. A former Goldman Sachs analyst and founder of First Code Academy talks about why coding is just as important as learning Mandarin.
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As we move computer science into the 21st century in Saskatchewan, now more than ever, coding is a necessary task.

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The World's Largest Trees

"The world's second-largest known tree, the President, in Sequoia National Park is photographed by National Geographic magazine photographer Michael 'Nick' Nichols for the December 2012 issue."


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Hemant Galviya's curator insight, April 17, 2014 2:55 AM

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Miroslav Sopko's curator insight, April 18, 2014 11:44 AM

Najväčšie stromy sveta.

Basant Kerketta's curator insight, April 21, 2014 4:26 AM

Magnificent !!!

These kind must be saved.

Wish I could plant and replicate this size and height here in my home town.

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Games vs Simulations: Choosing the Right Approach for Learning

Games vs Simulations: Choosing the Right Approach for Learning | Education | Scoop.it
The word “game” is a big one… and it really refers to a category of activities that can look many ways. There is some natural confusion that arises around this topic, particularly on the difference between games, simulations, and gamification.

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Distance Education Timeline

Distance Education Timeline | Education | Scoop.it
It is interesting to note that according to the infographic below, distance learning can trace its heritage back to 1728 with the first correspondence courses sent via traditional mail.   So even a...
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Ask Umbra: How do I wipe out a yard full of weeds?

Ask Umbra: How do I wipe out a yard full of weeds? | Education | Scoop.it
A reader says her yard has turned into a little shop of horrors. Umbra helps her seymour of the forest through the weeds.

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A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC]

A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC] | Education | Scoop.it

But here’s the thing: the history of social media actually goes back a lot further, and its roots can be found in blogging, Google, AOL, ICQ, the beginnings of the world wide web and, perhaps surprisingly, CompuServe. 


Via Newsdeck, Dr. Laura Sheneman, Dennis T OConnor
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As I started using the Internet in 1990 I'm one of the early adopters! Ha!

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James Douglass's curator insight, August 8, 2015 4:54 PM

Can anyone predict the next 33 years of Social Media? We don’t know it but the History of Social Media belongs to our digital culture. Let’s meet  the pioneers of digital life. 

Ellen Dougherty's curator insight, August 8, 2015 8:49 PM

Can anyone predict the next 33 years of Social Media? We don’t know it but the History of Social Media belongs to our digital culture. Let’s meet  the pioneers of digital life. 

Margaret LibStudies's curator insight, October 22, 2015 12:33 AM

I remember geocities and ICQ, and my first blog was a Livejournal. Interesting to see how long some things have really been around for.

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Do Students Really Have Different Learning Styles?

Do Students Really Have Different Learning Styles? | Education | Scoop.it

By Annie Murphy Paul

 

Learning styles—the notion that each student has a particular mode by which he or she learns best, whether it’s visual, auditory or some other sense—is enormously popular. It’s also been thoroughly debunked.


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