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Can Playing Video Games Give Girls an Edge In Math? - MindShift

Can Playing Video Games Give Girls an Edge In Math? - MindShift | Incorporating iPads into the classroom | Scoop.it
Playing an action video game “can virtually eliminate” the gender difference in a basic capacity researchers call spatial attention, while at the same time reducing the gender difference in the ability to mentally rotate objects, a higher-level...

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Girl power gets and electronic push with challenging video games!

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Unlock all Your's Phone's Secrets with Drippler | Netted

Unlock all Your's Phone's Secrets with Drippler | Netted | Incorporating iPads into the classroom | Scoop.it

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"Did you know you can use the volume button as a shutter on your iPhone camera? Or change the keyboard layout on your Android?
 
"We didn’t either. In fact, there’s a million cool Easter egg features in your phone you’ve yet to discover – and Drippler is your treasure map to locate them.
 
"Upon installation, Drippler does a full analysis to determine the make, model, and software version of your device. From there, it culls the Web for articles containing tips and tricks specific to the phone in your hand.
 
"Each day, you get pushed one “drip” – a handpicked piece of content that Drippler’s creators think is most compelling, like how to use your iPhone as a webcam or change the typeface on your Android. Pretty cool.

"You can also browse the app (available for iPhone and Android) for archived content, most popular tips, and a selection of recommended apps."


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Join in on a Cicada Symphony

Musician and philosopher David Rothenberg is playing in a musical celebration 17 years in the making: the emergence of the cicadas. This summer, these noisy insects will come out in droves to molt and mate—filling the air with their characteristic buzzing. Explore the extraordinary mating rituals of these and other six-legged creatures to find out what their songs are saying, why they’re saying it, and how this knowledge is impacting our understanding of communication, behavior, and the ecosystem in Cicada Serenades: Music, Mating, and Meaning.


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