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List of Over 160 Free Online Courses/MOOCs Starting in January 2014 - 35 views

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    Here's a List of Over 160 Free Online Courses/MOOCs Starting in January 2014
Duane Sharrock

Students Learn Better With Star Trek-Style Touchscreen Desks | Popular Science - 3 views

  • A UK study involving roughly 400 students, mostly aged 8-10 years, and a new generation of multi-touch, multi-user, computerized desktop surfaces is showing that over the last three years the technology has appreciably boosted students’ math skills compared to peers learning the same material via the conventional paper-and-pencil method. How? Through collaboration, mostly, as well as by giving teachers better tools by which to micromanage individual students who need some extra instruction while allowing the rest of the class to continue moving forward.
  • the researchers have concluded that these new touchscreen desks boost both fluency and flexibility--the critical thinking skills that allow students to solve complex problems not simply through knowing formulas and devices, but by being able to figure out what the real problem is and the most effective means of stripping it down and solving it.
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    UK study involving roughly 400 students, mostly aged 8-10 years, and a new generation of multi-touch, multi-user, computerized desktop surfaces is showing that over the last three years the technology has appreciably boosted students' math skills compared to peers learning the same material via the conventional paper-and-pencil method.
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    UK study involving roughly 400 students, mostly aged 8-10 years, and a new generation of multi-touch, multi-user, computerized desktop surfaces is showing that over the last three years the technology has appreciably boosted students' math skills compared to peers learning the same material via the conventional paper-and-pencil method.
Fred Delventhal

Nature Works Everywhere - 4 views

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    Nature Works Everywhere gives teachers, students and families everything they need to start exploring and understanding nature's fantastic factory - videos, interactive games, and interactive lesson plans that align to standards.
Fred Delventhal

The Kid Should See This. - 21 views

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    The Kid Should See This. There's just so much science, nature, music, arts, technology, storytelling and assorted good stuff out there that my kids (and maybe your kids) haven't seen. It's most likely not stuff that was made for them... But we don't underestimate kids around here.
Jonathan Wylie

The Best Educational iPad Apps for Teachers - 24 views

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    This article has ten of the best educational iPad apps to use in the classroom. Most were designed specifically for the iPad platform, but all of them have educational uses for the classroom. There is something for everyone here, from preschool all the way to high school.
Lisa Winebrenner

ISTE NETS e-Portfolio Templates - 19 views

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    These templates are provided as a starting point for developing an electronic portfolio to demonstrate each of these sets of standards. Be creative! Apply your own graphics and backgrounds. National Educational Technology Standards Electronic Portfolio Templates for Teachers, Administrators, Students in Word, html, Excel, and PPT
Lisa Winebrenner

Beloit College Mindset List - 4 views

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    Mindset list for the class of 2014. They will now be awash with a computerized technology that will not distinguish information and knowledge. So it will be up to their professors to help them. Members of this fall's entering college class of 2014 have emerged as a post-email generation for whom the digital world is routine and technology is just too slow.
Lisa Winebrenner

dottodot2010: The projects + - 17 views

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    IS 339 and PS 170 in the Bronx, PS 62 in Queens, and Marte Valle High School in Manhattan,
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