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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

<b>63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>ed note: this has been updated from a previous post</i><p>It could be argued—and probably …

Education Technology

Preschoolers Outsmart College Students In Figuring Out Gadgets

Ever wonder why children can so easily figure out how to work the TV remote? Or why they "totally get" apps on your smartphone faster than you? It turns out that young children may be more open-minded than adults when it comes to solving problems.<p>Researchers at the University of California, …

Miami (OH) makes its pitch to LeBron

While the nation waits for LeBron James' next decision, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, made its own pitch on Wednesday to the NBA superstar. The …

Social learning is not something you make other people do – Learning in the Modern Workplace

<b>UPDATE:</b> See also Social or Fauxial Learning?<p>As organisations “go social” (a term increasingly used to refer to one that is adopting an enterprise …

Beyond Free - Open Learning in a Networked World

The evolution of open content and open learning are explored in this presentation that seeks to recapture the essence of what it is that a MOOC is designed to do.

6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom

<b>6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom</b><p>by <b>Dr. Monica R. Martinez</b><p>In the U.S., millions of middle and high school students attend …

Google Maps now features elevation profiles for cycling routes

“Cycling is the new golf,” according to <i>CNN Money</i>. While biking has long been a combination of leisure activity, sport and a practical means to get around town, cycling has now turned into an event for business people to get together. According to <i>The Economist</i>, a growing number of city cycling clubs …

Cycling

What's Next Collects Together Coding Resources, Projects, and More

You've got a ton of options for learning how to code, but if you're looking for a bit of direction, What's Next is a resource that collects together …

Is Captain America's Shield a Capacitor?

I'm not the only one that has fun combining physics and comic books (or comic book movies). Check out this awesome post contemplating the physics of …

A Wonderful New Google Cheat Sheet to Improve Students Search Skills

March 26, 2014<br>Often times when I talk about effective use of Google search one name always pops up in my posts this is Dr Russell, search …