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Sharing Creative Works - CC Wiki - 0 views

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    Students can learn about Creative Commons licenses by watching this slideshow explaining Creative Commons. Creative Commons licenses grant permission to use an author's work with proper attribution (meaning you have to credit the person who shared the image).
valerie taylor

Epic learning: Common Core enters World of Warcraft - index - 1 views

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    "WoWinSchool: A Hero's Journey is a curriculum based in World of Warcraft (WoW), a massively multiplayer online role-playing game in which players assume characters and interact within an ever-changing, virtual world. Sheehy helped to frame the curriculum developed by Lucas Gillespie and Craig Lawson with whom she collaborates on the award-winning WoWInSchool project."
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Six 'pioneers' to join aviation hall of fame - AOPA - 0 views

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    "Six aviation trail-blazers including the first female U.S. jet airline captain, an Apollo astronaut, an air racer, a record-setting test pilot, and a pair of brothers renowned for aircraft design innovation will be enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2014. "
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Games apps for a Christmas list - AOPA - 0 views

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    "Many of you will probably receive a smartphone or tablet during the holiday season. While you should include the necessary aviation apps, you also need to have some fun. So below are five aviation game apps for you to consider for your device. These are not endorsements of any app."
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Cruise through a collider | Science News - 1 views

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    "tour the Large Hadron Collider and other CERN experiments in 360-degree photo panoramas online.

    Virtual visitors can "walk" through a tunnel housing part of the collider's 27-kilometer-long particle accelerator. Or you can explore brightly painted particle detectors such as the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment,"
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About Us | Stemnet - 2 views

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    "STEMNET (the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network) creates opportunities to inspire young people in STEM.

    We do this by working with thousands of schools, colleges and STEM employers, to enable young people of all backgrounds and abilities to meet inspiring role models, understand real world applications of STEM subjects and experience hands-on STEM activities that motivate, inspire and bring learning and career opportunities to life."
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100+ STEM iPad Apps For Learning - 0 views

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    "100+ STEM iPad Apps For Learning"
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Ideas for Digital Citizenship PBL Projects | Edutopia - 1 views

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    "Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
    a. Advocate and practice safe, legal and responsible use of information and technology.
    b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning and productivity.
    c. Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
    d. Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship."
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Science Friday - 1 views

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    "Science Friday lesson plans are based on our popular Science Friday Videos and are created for us by the New York Hall of Science."
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4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers - 1 views

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    "Inquiry-based learning is an approach that can easily accommodate project-based learning, challenge-based learning, place-based education, blended learning, and other trends in education."
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Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories | Making the world a better place, one Evil Mad Scienti... - 1 views

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    more engineering than science, electronics, robotics
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Under the Microscope, Some Things Look Too Crazy to Be Real - Wired Science - 0 views

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    "Colors in the photographs are produced by fluorescent dyes used to illuminate microscopic samples. The dyes are not true-color, but neither are the colorations arbitrary: Different dyes bind with different material structures, so that the resulting coloration patterns reflect the composition of samples.

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Self Directed Learning: 15 Ways of the Successful Self-Directed Learner - 0 views

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    "The "why" of self-directed learning is survival-your own survival as an individual, and also the survival of the human race.  Clearly, we are not talking here about something that would be nice or desirable….We are talking about a basic human competence-the ability to learn on one's own-that has suddenly become a prerequisite for living in this new world. - Malcom Knowles, 1975"
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Math and Science Apps - 0 views

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    "Just Apps to accelerate learning with your iPads"
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Science Apps - Using the iPad - 0 views

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    "3D Sun - "3D Sun" lets you carry a virtual window onto today's sun, right in your pocket.
    Stars - Stars is a light application that displays the 88 constellations in the sky
    Bobo Explores Light - Hold a fully functional science museum in the palm of your hand!"
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10 Geography Games For Learning - 1 views

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    "educational geography video games for enlivening your lessons and raising your students' geography IQ."
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5 Simple Computer Languages That Are Great for Kids - 1 views

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    "The use of computers and computer languages in education has been impressive in the last couple of years.  More and more school going kids use computers in the heart of all academic and personal development than ever. Such use has been phenomenal in helping improve classroom interactive learning, bettering student grades and improving competitiveness in a modern education setting, among others."
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What is a MOOC? - YouTube - 0 views

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    "From cell phone and video games to Facebook and YouTube, digital media are changing the way young people play and socialize in the 21st century. Learn more at http://www.macfound.org/programs/lear....

    The MacArthur Foundation's grantmaking aims to determine how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. Answers are critical to education and other social institutions that must meet the needs of this and future generations."
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