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Stanford Study Shows Dramatic Math Improvement From Playing Video Games Just 10 Minutes Per Day - Forbes

Stanford Study Shows Dramatic Math Improvement From Playing Video Games Just 10 Minutes Per Day - Forbes | Teaching Practices | Scoop.it
Third graders played for just 10 minutes per day, 3 days a week, for four weeks. The comparison group’s class received the same materials and the same instruction, but didn’t play the game. The result of playing was a staggering 20.5% improvement after just two hours of self-guided play.

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Subtext- An Excellent Collaborative Reading App for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Subtext- An Excellent Collaborative Reading App for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching Practices | Scoop.it
Subtext is an excellent iPad app for enhancing students reading skills through engaging them in a variety of interactive and collaborative digital reading experiences.As a teacher, you can import any kind of text to Subtext (e.g online article, eBook, PDF document…etc) and customize it the way you want before using it in class. For instance, you can highlight selected portions in a text, annotate it, add your comments or embed links to external resources you want your students to check. You can also create polls and add different kinds of questions to engage your students in the reading process.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Think Kit - A New Way to Create Diagrams on Your iPad

Free Technology for Teachers: Think Kit - A New Way to Create Diagrams on Your iPad | Teaching Practices | Scoop.it
Think Kit is a new addition to Paper, a popular and free iPad app for sketching notes and drawing. Think Kit offers tools for creating diagrams, flowcharts, and mind maps. Within Think Kit you will find a Diagram tool for drawing straight lines, connecting lines, and drawing shapes. The Fill tool in Think Kit allows you to color the shapes in your diagrams. Think Kit's cut tool makes it easy to cut and move shapes in your diagrams.

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