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Students showcase literacy with cross-country Google Hangouts

Students showcase literacy with cross-country Google Hangouts | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it
Tricia Ward’s third-graders gave the thumbs down to “War Horse.” The gesture wasn’t a review so much as a reality; it was their way of signifying that they hadn’t read the book. On the morning of March 6, the Prairie Heights Elementary School students participated in a Google Hangout on Air with Stacey Derbique’s third-grade [...]
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7 Innovators of Edtech to Watch: SXSWedu 2014

7 Innovators of Edtech to Watch: SXSWedu 2014 | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it

The innovators of edtech we met at SXSWedu 2014 were nothing short of incredible. It wasn't easy, but we honed a list of 7 innovators you should know too.

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Video: Tech Tools Students Say They Can’t Live Without – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Video: Tech Tools Students Say They Can’t Live Without – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it

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Content aggregation vs content curation: How to compare?

Content aggregation vs content curation: How to compare? | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it
There are a lot of differences between Content Curation and Content Aggregation.

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Ryan Merkley: Creating Online Videos that are Part of the Web

Videos on the web should work like the web itself: Dynamic, full of links, maps and information that can be edited and updated live, says Mozilla Foundation COO Ryan Merkley. On the TED stage he demos Popcorn Maker, a new web-based tool for easy video remixing.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it

Here is the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 as voted for by 582 learning professionals worldwide.

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What Will The Ed Tech Revolution Look Like?

What Will The Ed Tech Revolution Look Like? | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it
During the past 40 years, accounting for inflation, we have nearly tripled the amount of money we spend per student in public K-12 education. It was roughly $4,000 in 1971, and last year amounted to $11,000 per student.
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Super Scratch Programming Adventure!

Super Scratch Programming Adventure! | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it

I’ve given away other programming books to kids, like the time a few years ago when I gave my nephew a book on game programming in Python. Starting now, this will be the book I recommend or give away to kids (to be followed later with Python or other stuff…).

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Back to School | This American Life

Back to School | This American Life | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it
As kids and teachers head back to school, we wanted to turn away from questions about politics and unions and money and all the regular school stuff people argue about, and turn to something more optimistic — an emerging theory about what to teach...
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Learning in a Social Organization (LISO)

Learning in a Social Organization (LISO) | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it

As our school moves forward towards integrating technology, a new office is born: the Office of Learning Design. This is a great roadmap to what we are trying to achieve within our learning community.

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Game Maven Teaches You How to Code While Making Games

Game Maven Teaches You How to Code While Making Games | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it
There's no dearth of resources for learning to code these days. Add to your collection Game Maven, which walks you through through, step-by-step, writing the code for three casual games (in the spirit of Asteroids, Angry Birds, and Mario Bros).
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Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?

Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart? | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it
Scientists think bouts of panic in stressful situations can be traced to genetics. But don’t freak out. Biology is not necessarily destiny.
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Facing the stress of a test, are your students worriers or warriors? Do their genes make their knees shake? Even for those genetically predisposed to anxiety, the antidote isn’t necessarily less competition — it’s more competition. It just needs to be the right kind.

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20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it

Things you always wanted to know about the web but were afraid to ask. Learn about the web & browsers in this interactive experience created by Google & illustrated by Christoph Niemann.

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Google – See where the Internet lives

Google – See where the Internet lives | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it
 

When you're on a Google website (like right now), you're accessing one of the most powerful server networks in the known Universe. But what does that actually look like? Here's your chance to see inside what we're calling the physical Internet. Take a look inside Google’s data centers around the world. See photos of the technology, people and places that keep our products online.

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The Economist - Babbage - Spying on Online File-Sharers

The Economist - Babbage - Spying on Online File-Sharers | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it
IN THIS week's programme our correspondents discuss a new controversy over prosthetics in sport, spying on online file-sharers and augmented-reality adverts...
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We Create Our Own Exceptionalness

We Create Our Own Exceptionalness | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it

Meet Adora. She is a young dynamo who believes that “we create our own exceptionalness.” She got her first laptop when she was six, and she has never looked back. Adora loves how her PC allows her to turn her thoughts into text on a page quickly.

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PBS Off Book video: The Art of Web Design

PBS Off Book video: The Art of Web Design | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it

Whitney Hess, Jason Santa Maria, and I discuss the past two decades of design history, framing the web’s emergence and explaining the transition from a print-based world to a digital one.

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Google Apps on Campuses Across America

Google Apps on Campuses Across America | EdTech with iota | Scoop.it

Really thankful of the efforts on the part of KAS staff and students who are pioneering this trend as well.

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