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#31- What Can You Do With The Maker Space at the Cincinnati Library? | The Juice Cast - 0 views

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    "What can you do with The Maker Space at the Cincinnati Library?
    The Maker Space is an incredibly useful resource for local makers and creatives of all kinds in the Cincinnati area. It is located at the main branch of the Cincinnati Library in downtown Cincinnati. In this podcast episode, we ask Ella Mulford (Maker Space Queen) about all the equipment available for use, what kind of preparations we need to make before using it and, what kind of cool stuff we can make there."
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Fostering a Constructionist Learning Environment, the Qualities of a Maker-Educator | F... - 0 views

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    "So what qualities would a teacher possess in a constructionist environment and how would these superheroes behave? Thank you to FabLearn Fellows Mark Schreiber and Erin Riley for their feedback for this post. They are quoted below from our small group meeting on April 7th. Here is a list of top five qualities and behaviors to keep in your tool kit for fostering a constructionist learning environment."
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The Top 10 Best Robots for Kids: Games, Fun and Learning - 0 views

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    "Whether you are looking for a toy that provides educational value, a gift that gives a little bit more or a digital companion that can teach logic and programming, these robots for kids are some of the most cutting edge gadgets around. With companion smartphone apps, voice control, advanced mechatronics and even xylophones, these amazing pieces of electronic kit will keep your kids entertained, engaged and educated for years to come."
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How to Turn Any Classroom Into a Makerspace | Edudemic - 0 views

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    "There is a certain magic found in rolling up your sleeves and tackling a project head on, an undeniable sense of empowerment that results from solving problems and manifesting big ideas. In essence, that's the soul of the maker movement - creative individuals from all walks of life united by an insatiable desire to improve the world around them. Although synonymous with 3D Printing, it extends far beyond a single technology or buzzword. Truth be told, the maker movement represents the instinctual drive of our species to ascend ever upwards: to innovate, design, and construct a better tomorrow.

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25 Ways to Get the Most Out of Twitter | Edudemic - 0 views

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    "Imagine being able to connect with one hundred million people anytime you want. With that many people on Twitter each day (and that's not counting the additional 184 million users who are on Twitter at least once each month), a great deal of knowledge, perspective, and news is accessible to you, just by clicking a few buttons.

    It's no wonder educators are harnessing the power of Twitter to bring cutting edge ideas, trends, research, and best practices to use in their schools and classrooms. But just as Twitter can be a treasure trove of information, it can be overwhelming for new users to figure out how to use it effectively.

    We've compiled this list of the best ways to make Twitter a social media tool that works for you."
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10 Essential Skills for The 21st Century Worker/ Learner - 0 views

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    "Here is an interesting infographic from university of Phoenix featuring 10 essential skills for the successful worker.Going through the list we remarked that these skills are important not only for a successful work for successful learners as well. In fact, these skills represent the ethos of the 21st century epoch, an era where knowledge economy and the social capital are so interdependently connected that it becomes extremely hard to decipher the dividing line between the two."
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How Much Sleep is Just Right for Cognitive Function? | MindShift - 0 views

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    "There's no shortage of research around the benefits of sleep and its critical relationship to learning. So how much sleep is enough? Researchers have looked at the differences in cognitive function of people who have slept four or six or eight hours and how their brains function. This AsapSCIENCE video demonstrates what your capabilities are after those various amounts of sleep."
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Awesome Interactive Simulations for Learning Math and Science - 1 views

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    "PhET is a very good platform that offers free interactive simulations to help  students develop a an informed understanding of a variety of phenomena covering science, physics and math.  These simulations come to life via the use of graphics, interactive controls, sliders and radio buttons. Students can easily manipulate its intuitive interface and even get animated feedback and responses as they navigate their way through simulations.
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Sharing and Building Upon | Langwitches Blog - 3 views

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    "How can I make it even MORE visible that sharing our work as educators is one of the critical components of the "learning revolution"?

    Sharing means amplification. Amplification means spreading good practices, reaching more people and connecting beyond our own limitations of zip codes and language barriers. I have written and tweeted over and over again about the need and benefits of sharing among educators for educations and learning."
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