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A First Look at the RePhone, a Modular Cellphone You Build Yourself

Today SeeedStudio launched an intriguing new Kickstarter project, the RePhone. Reminiscent of Project Ara, Google’s much hyped but continually delayed effort to build a “hardware ecosystem” around smart phones, the RePhone is a modular phone built from open source components.<p>The core of the phone …

Learning theories map | HoTEL

The following ‘learning theories map’ has been created as a result of the work performed in the HoTEL project (EU Support Action). <b>Please click on the</b> …

Learning

Six creative ways to teach genetics

Genetics is often in the news – and always a safe bet to spark fierce debate in the classroom as well as round the dinner table. But how much do your students really understand about what’s going on inside them?<p>Next Friday, 18 September, is Jeans for Genes Day, which aims to raise awareness of …

Genetics

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

The Brain

A Collection of Some of The Best Chromebook Apps for Teachers

August, 2015<br>One the occasion of the start of a new school year, <i>Educational Technology and Mobile Learning</i> is working on a series of posts aiming at …

Apps

Back-to-School: 7 Questions Educators Should Ask

As we begin a new school year, it is easy to fall into the trap of planning, conducting meetings, and focusing on the first day of school. While …

Blended Learning: Why The Use Of Technology Makes Sense In The Academy?

As one of the biggest trends in academy learning, Blended Learning (BL) is a new teaching method that leverages the power of technology to enhance …

9 clever ways to automate your small business with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free online tool that automates actions between websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more.<p>Want your tagged Facebook photos backed up on Google Drive? IFTTT can do that. Wish your smartphone could turn off WiFi when its battery gets too low? IFTTT can do that, too.<p>…

A Collection of The Best Web Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Screencasts

August 9, 2015<br>A screencast, also known as video screen capture, is a great way for teachers to create and share instructional videos and explanatory …

Education Technology