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Making Game Based Learning #gbl – research & principles – Learning to nurture ideas

Making Game Based Learning #gbl – research & principles – Learning to nurture ideas | PlusOne | Scoop.it
@larfleming FYI Making Game Based Learning; research & principles http://t.co/3yEYXpOm #gbl #transmediakids #transliteracy not #gamification...
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What Is a Digital Wallet, and Why Should You Care?

What Is a Digital Wallet, and Why Should You Care? | PlusOne | Scoop.it
The "digital wallet" is the biggest game-changer in financial services since online banking. But what exactly is a digital wallet? Is it more convenient? Is it practical?
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The Siege of Academe

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For years, Silicon Valley has failed to breach the walls of higher education with disruptive technology. But the tide of battle is changing. A report from the front lines.
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Video games help NASA control robots, rovers

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Video games help NASA control robots, roversNBCNews.com (blog)It may not seem like the serious interplanetary science being done by NASA and the entertainment provided by video games would have much in common, but a team from NASA's Jet Propulsion...
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Playnomics seeks to democratize game publishing by learning how and why we ...

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Playnomics seeks to democratize game publishing by learning how and why we ...The VergeNaked Communications works to help brands enfold game mechanics into consumer loyalty programs.
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Bringing the offline online: The death of gamification and the secret ...

Bringing the offline online: The death of gamification and the secret ... | PlusOne | Scoop.it
Bringing the offline online is difficult. Asking someone with no desire to pull their phone from their pocket and interact with a brand to do just that is.
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ClassDojo Lands $1.6M From Paul Graham, Ron Conway To Help ...

ClassDojo Lands $1.6M From Paul Graham, Ron Conway To Help ... | PlusOne | Scoop.it
So, Chuadhary and Don launched ClassDojo in August 2011 to help teachers win back control of their disruptive classrooms. The free service allowed teachers to leverage their mobile or desktop technology of choice to track ...
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5 Must-Know Tips For Deploying iPads In Your Classroom

5 Must-Know Tips For Deploying iPads In Your Classroom | PlusOne | Scoop.it
RT @sbehmer: 5 Must-Know Tips For Deploying iPads In Your Classroom - Check out the Apps list that is linked too!
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Coursera reaches 1 million students worldwide

Coursera reaches 1 million students worldwide | PlusOne | Scoop.it
Online education startup Coursera, which provides free online courses taught by professors at top universities, has attracted one million enrolled students from every country in the world.
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Testing for Fun at School Would Improve Achievement

Testing for Fun at School Would Improve Achievement | PlusOne | Scoop.it
Finding a way to assess fun in the classroom could help re-center the balance between pleasure and work in schools, writes Julia Steiny. (.@JuliaSteiny on fun as a great learning incentive - can we assess it?
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Airport Eats Go High Tech with iPads

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Many parts of the airport process need upgrading, and getting food is high on the list. Now three international airports are rolling out a tech-friendly system to get (good) food delivered to your gate.
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Let's Make Education Big Business, With Profit, Loss And High Pay For Top ... - Forbes

Let's Make Education Big Business, With Profit, Loss And High Pay For Top ... - Forbes | PlusOne | Scoop.it
Let's Make Education Big Business, With Profit, Loss And High Pay For Top ...ForbesWhen you see that Americans spend more than $1.1 trillion on education—that's 7.8 percent of GDP—it's tempting to call education “big business.” Except that it's not...
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Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.
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Cellphones: Why Not Use Them to Teach? – SchoolBook

Two advocates for bringing the latest digital devices into the classroom say educators who are taking simple steps and putting the proper building blocks in place are experiencing great success in encouraging students to use their mobile devices as...
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Blended Learning: A Disruptive Innovation

Check out this in-depth infographic all about Blended Learning. Learn what it is, why it's spreading, and how it works in real and virtual classrooms.
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Axonify Unveils Next Generation eLearning Solution

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Axonify Unveils Next Generation eLearning SolutionSacramento BeeUnlike other eLearning solutions, Axonify reinforces critical learning with a truly unique approach by delivering bite-sized content on a daily basis, using game mechanics and brain...
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'Innovation school' in Salem will take new approach

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'Innovation school' in Salem will take new approachThe Salem NewsCarlton is rolling out its new “innovation school” this year, using an approach that turns the traditional classroom makeup on its head.
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New attendance push prized by students, educators

New attendance push prized by students, educators | PlusOne | Scoop.it
School day wake-up calls recorded by celebrities. Weekend makeup classes. Contests with laptop computers, private concerts and cars as prizes.
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Gaming Reality - CNN.com

Gaming Reality - CNN.com | PlusOne | Scoop.it
Video gaming is a $90 billion business. Globally, we spend 1 billion hours per year inside games. But this virtual pastime has infiltrated the real world in unexpected ways. It's powering up our problem-solving.
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IBM Research in Emerging Markets: Building Innovation Ecosystems ...

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When IBM set about planning it's first research lab in Africa, announced on Monday, one of the goals was to choose areas of science and technology that would.
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Charge Your Smartphone While Riding

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The BikeCharge Dynamo is such a wonderfully simple yet remarkably useful device. It taps into your cycling energy and converts it into USB output power for your gadgets.
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Infographic: The Gamification of Education

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Interesting infographic on Gamification of Education http://t.co/g4UStnsN...
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Wearable technology market to exceed $6B by 2016

Wearable technology market to exceed $6B by 2016 | PlusOne | Scoop.it
ComputerworldWearable technology market to exceed $6B by 2016Computerworld"A $6 billion market in 2016 is our most conservative forecast which assumes that the adoption of wearable technology will be limited by factors including lack of suitable technology,...
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Kiip's Rewards Program Goes International

Kiip's Rewards Program Goes International | PlusOne | Scoop.it
San Francisco based startup Kiip has just secured a deal with UK-based sushi chain Yo! Sushi for Kiip's mobile rewards network.
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Consortium of Colleges Takes Online Education to New Level

Consortium of Colleges Takes Online Education to New Level | PlusOne | Scoop.it
Major universities are joining Stanford, Princeton and others to expand Coursera, a venture that offers free massive open online courses, or MOCCs.
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Timeline: Classroom technology from papyrus to iPads

Timeline: Classroom technology from papyrus to iPads | PlusOne | Scoop.it
Though today's classroom technology is mostly digital, teachers have always used innovative tools to supplement their teaching. This timeline outlines the most prominent pedagogical tools.
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