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The 2 Hottest Educational Social Networks You’re Not Yet Using | Edudemic

The 2 Hottest Educational Social Networks You’re Not Yet Using | Edudemic | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it

There are two new educational social networks that have basically launched this week. Both have already existed for a few months but they’re essentially now open and easier to use, making them actually viable options for everyone.

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40 Sites for Educational Games

40 Sites for Educational Games | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it
Tech and Learning has just posted a wonderful article concerning Internet Gaming.  With school starting up, make sure you have your resources available to help that special student of yours make the...

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25 Ways To Use iPads In The Classroom by Degree of Difficulty | Edudemic

25 Ways To Use iPads In The Classroom by Degree of Difficulty | Edudemic | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it

In case you haven’t heard the news, we’re putting out a special mini-issue early next week. It’ll be available in the Edudemic Magazine iPad app and, best of all, FREE to subscribers! If you’re not (yet) a subscriber, it’ll be just $0.99.

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The 100-Second Guide To Gamification In Education | Edudemic

The 100-Second Guide To Gamification In Education | Edudemic | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it

This infographic is probably the most dense I’ve ever seen so I won’t waste your time (it’s the school year, no one has a spare minute) with my blabber. Enjoy the graphic and be sure to share it with your fellow gamification-loving colleagues!

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Special Report: The profit motive behind virtual schools in Maine | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Special Report: The profit motive behind virtual schools in Maine | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it
Documents expose the flow of money and influence from corporations that stand to profit from state leaders' efforts to expand and deregulate digital education.
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Gamification – Is that the strategy that will lead you to the promised land?

Gamification – Is that the strategy that will lead you to the promised land? | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it
Gamification: that involves applying game design thinking to non-game applications to make them more fun and engaging. Gamification has been called one of the most important trends in technology by...

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James Paul Gee on Grading with Games

An Arizona State University professor sees a bright future for video games in the learning process - in and out of school. See more about the future of educa...
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Games and Learning: Teaching as Designing

Games and Learning: Teaching as Designing | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it
What I have always found interesting about video games is how they "teach." The method they use can be implemented with or without games.
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Khan Academy: The future of education?

Khan Academy: The future of education? | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it
Khan Academy and its free online educational videos are moving into the classroom and across the world. Their goal: to revolutionize how we teach and learn.
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Boost Teacher Learning With Video Clubs

Boost Teacher Learning With Video Clubs | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it
A 2nd grade teacher touts the benefits of video clubs, in which groups of teachers watch and discuss video-recorded lessons.
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3 Ways to Keep Tabs on Your Kids Online

3 Ways to Keep Tabs on Your Kids Online | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it
Is it impossible to keep tech-savvy teens safe online? A recent McAfee survey shows that 70% of teens hide online behavior from parents.
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45 Simple Twitter Tips Everyone Should Know About | Edudemic

45 Simple Twitter Tips Everyone Should Know About | Edudemic | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it

Are you a tweetin’ teacher? Do you rely on tweets for your extended PLN? Whether you use the service or not, there’s a whole world of information being shared and you should start taking part.

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Digital ethnography of linguistic multitasking in World of Warcraft

Digital ethnography of linguistic multitasking in World of Warcraft | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it
Lauren Collister, a Ph.D. candidate in sociolinguistics at the University of Pittsburgh, describes how digital ethnography deepened her understanding of multimodal communication within a team of World of Warcraft game players.
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Games, Learning, and the Crisis of American Colleges and Universities: What To Do Before We Go Out of Business

Games, Learning, and the Crisis of American Colleges and Universities: What To Do Before We Go Out of Business | New Literacies and Gaming | Scoop.it
Games, Learning, and the Crisis of American Colleges and Universities: What To Do Before We Go Out of Business...
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