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What’s the Difference Between Project- and Challenge-Based Learning, Anyway?

Here’s a quick exercise for those in education: What do the letters CBL stand for?For many, competency-based learning might have been the first thing …

Pedagogy

Why Fallout 3 Might Be a Great STEM Game

Hey kids, want to learn about science?<p>Some advocates for the increased emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math in schools argue that …

Learn programming to learn how to think

Why top universities teach drag and drop programming

How Video Games Make You Work

My virtual employment history lacks, some might say, a certain focus. In the 1983 arcade game Tapper, I spent a summer as a bartender, sliding jugs of Budweiser with showboating precision along polished tables, to the delight of patrons. Paperboy, from 1985, had me bicycling up and down a suburban …

“Up-and-coming developer” uses gamification to help his classmates

What better way to engage students than to let them play a game? James Weichert, Middle Years Programme (MYP) student at Atlanta International School …

Education Technology

Gamification to improve our world: Yu-kai Chou at TEDxLausanne

10 Ways You should be Using Flipboard to Consume and Share Content

Flipboard is your new best friend. Or it should be anyway. It’s a savvy tool that helps you to collect all the cool links you find when you’re …

'Critical Role' and 'HarmonQuest' prove watching role-playing games can be fun. But 4 hours?

Watching shows on Youtube is old hat, but not as old hat as tabletop role-playing games. Combining the two — watching people onscreen (online or TV) who are playing role-playing games — would seem to go a step too far in terms of our need to be entertained. At least two programs, though, are making …

The most disturbing thing about Trump’s tech summit had nothing to do with Silicon Valley

At yesterday’s big tech summit in Trump Tower there were four notable attendees who have nothing to do with Silicon Valley and no job in government. Guess what they all had in common?<p>No idea? Not even a stab in the dark? Maybe this will help:<p>Let’s start with the three people at the far end of the …

Silicon Valley

Eight things you need to do right now to protect yourself online

From using unique passwords for everything to utilising two-step verification and enabling encryption, here’s how to guard your privacy and stay safe<p><b>What:</b> Stop kidding yourself that you only re-use passwords on accounts that don’t matter, or that you have an unbreakable password scheme that no one …

Encryption

Has Your School Reached an Edtech Plateau? Here’s the Key to Moving the Needle

column | Technology in School<p>Has Your School Reached an Edtech Plateau? Here’s the Key to Moving the Needle<p>By Kerry Gallagher (Columnist)     Dec 11, …

Reading The Game: No Man's Sky

<i>For years now, some of the best, wildest, most moving or revealing stories we've been telling ourselves have come not from books, movies or TV, but from video games. So we're starting an occasional series,</i> Reading The Game<i>, in which we take a look at some of these games from a literary …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

Elon Musk's OpenAI and Google's DeepMind release their AI playgrounds to everyone

Artificial intelligence developed by the likes of Google's DeepMind and Elon Musk's OpenAI is taught within the confines of game worlds – including …

Artificial Intelligence

Donald Trump outlines policy plan for first 100 days

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump unveiled plans Monday for his first 100 days in office, including proposals related to immigration, trade deals and defense policy, using a video published online to briefly outline his proposals.<p>Trump promised to withdraw from negotiations on the …

Donald Trump

iPhone Weakened By Apple's Hesitation Over Risking New Technology

Tucked away in a large stack of Apple patents that were granted today by the US Patents and Trademarks Office is another piece of evidence to suggest that 2017 will see a curved screen iPhone released to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Apple entering the smartphone market. Is that date too late …

Teach your kids to code with this neat Minecraft lesson

Minecraft, which innocently started out as a vast open-world block-based game, is probably the closest thing to crack cocaine for kids. Its popularity with the grade school set is likely what helped it become one of the best-selling games of all time, turned the game’s developers, Mojang, into a …

Neat

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Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

Over 14 Million Public Domain Images to Use with Students in Class

July 24, 2015<br>After posting about the voluminous amounts of historical footages uploaded and provided for free on YouTube, we are sharing with you …

The DM Technologies Blade could be the 3D-printed car of the future

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

7 skills you never knew you needed for a career in IT

Being skilled at computers and troubleshooting is an essential part of working in IT, but if you plan on truly excelling in the field, it's vital to have a combination of hard and soft skills.<p>Here are seven soft skills every IT professional should have.<p>It's sort of a no-brainer, but when you're …

Customer Service

What do Neverwinter Releases tell us about Future D&D 5e Storylines?

By this point most Dungeons and Dragon nerds have read Wizard of the Coast’s press release regarding upcoming D&D 5e products. In short, the Fall of …

MMOGs

21st Century Teens Vs 20th Century Teens

May 9, 2015<br>Technology has had such a huge transformative impact on teen’s behaviour and subsequently their lifestyles. One example in favour of this …

5 Innovations From The Past Decade That Aim To Change The American Classroom

Many symbols we still associate with classrooms and learning, like chalkboards, pens, notebooks -- even classrooms themselves -- are quickly becoming outdated. American schools are going high-tech, and a few companies are leading the charge.<p>"[Teachers] can focus on great instruction and then look …

Education Technology

Memorizers are the lowest achievers and other Common Core math surprises

It’s time to debunk the myths about who is good in math, and Common Core state standards move us toward this worthy goal. Mathematics and technology …

How Success Almost Killed A Game, And How Its Creators Saved It

Magic: The Gathering is a game where players use cards to cast spells on their opponents. The game quickly became a hit after it was introduced in the mid-1990s. But the game's very popularity led to a crisis inside the company.<p>Magic cards are sold in small packs with random sets of cards, like …