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Dumbing Us Down - The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

Confusion: I teach too much, and everything that I teach is out of context. The orbiting of planets, the law of large numbers, slavery, adjectives, architectural drawing, dance, assemblies, etc. Editors note: I have met countless college graduates whose heads are filled with volumes of academic jumble, but who cannot focus, live under constant stress, can't make a decent income, and can't maintain a stable relationship with a member of the opposite sex. 2.Class Position: I teach students that they must remain in the class into which they were born, the class where they belong.

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learning, education and community

A definition and discussion. Is education different from schooling? In this piece Mark K Smith explores the meaning of education and suggests it is a process of inviting truth and possibility. It can be defined as the wise, hopeful and respectful cultivation of learning undertaken in the belief that all should have the chance to share in life. Farafina Trust - A non-profit organization established to promote reading and writing. Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions. This process explicitly validates all students’ intellectual abilities.– High School History Teacher, New York The reasons behind their questions often bowl me over with their sincerity, the fact that [they] really want to know the answers because it’s important to them, or they feel it would be important for others to know.– 4th Grade Teacher, Chicago The ability to produce questions, improve questions and prioritize questions may be one of the most important—yet too often overlooked—skills that a student can acquire in their formal education.

Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions

Strong critical thinking is often grounded in the questions we ask. By deliberately teaching questioning skills, we will be facilitating a process that will help students develop a mental muscle necessary for deeper learning, creativity and innovation, analysis, and problem solving. Resource-Based Learning. Lisa Campbell, Paula Flageolle, Shann Griffith, Catherine Wojcik Department of Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology, University of Georgia Review of Resource-Based Learning Introduction Scenario Mr.

Resource-Based Learning

Hartman, the media specialist, was asked to collaborate on a Civil War unit for fourth grade students. Mr. Mr. Home - TERC Home. Home. Higher Education News, Career Advice, Jobs. Free Simulation and Modeling in your Browser. Presentation Tools. An infographic that keeps track of all of Shakespeare's deaths for you. MOOC Coding in your Classroom, Now! - Scratch. Godot Engine. Tynker Coding for kids. Europe Code Week 2015 - Europe Code Week.

Code Hunt. Share: Website: codehunt.comDescription: A superb game where children must use their knowledge of coding to progress through the levels.

Code Hunt

There are two programming languages to choose from and tutorials at every step of the way.Category: Digital & Web Tools > Computer Game Builders & Programming Other Links in This Section. Programming Courses for Kids. Learn as you build games in our programming courses.

Programming Courses for Kids

Access to all courses. The best way to gain coding skills. 1000+ Coding Activities Monthly Plan $8/mo 1 Child. Swifty: Learn how to code in Swift! Lightbot : Code Hour on the App Store. Hopscotch - Make your own game. Learn to code. Sploder - Make your own Games, Play Free Games. Hopscotch - Make your own game. Learn to code. Gamifying the Classroom with Minecraft – so Many Fun Possibilities! Minecraft is showing up with increasing frequency in education technology related social media and blog content.

Gamifying the Classroom with Minecraft – so Many Fun Possibilities!

The gamification of education is a hot topic, ripe with possibilities for increased engagement and learning, and Minecraft is a highly creative and flexible application that is well suited to classroom adoption. What is Minecraft? Minecraft first hit the video game community in 2009 and took gamers of all ages by storm. The sandbox indie video game is fully customizable and offers a flexible gaming experience that everyone can enjoy. Testmoz - The Test Generator. CodeCombat - Learn how to code by playing a game. Welcome. Magic Makers. Calvisi. Anybody can learn. An Introduction To Web-Based Information Systems. Resources Computing Science → An Introduction To Web-Based Information Systems → This resource has been developed by the RSE and the BCS Academy of Computing to support a subset of the Information Systems Design & Development Unit of Scottish National 4 Computing Science.

An Introduction To Web-Based Information Systems

It seeks to consolidate learners’ understanding of modern Information Systems concepts, through study of web technologies, including HTML. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. Resources Computing Science → Mobile App Development → This resource, produced by the RSE and the BCS Academy of Computing, provides a course in programming for mobile devices.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh

It exemplifies a subset of the Computing Science-related outcomes of Curriculum for Excellence at Levels 3 & 4 and beyond (specifically, in this case, National 4 Computing Science). It explores new paradigms in Computing such as mobile technologies and new interfaces, whilst providing ample opportunity for inter-disciplinary linkage. Exercises are provided with sample answers and there are many additional activities which can be used to both broaden and deepen the topic. Above all, this resource should not be seen as prescriptive. This resource was partially funded by a grant from Education Scotland. Download PDF copies of the course material below. An Intermediate Course in Computing Science.

Resources Computing Science → An Intermediate Course in Computing Science → This is the second in a series of resources developed by the RSE and the BCS Academy of Computing that exemplify a subset of the Computing Science-related outcomes of Curriculum for Excellence at Levels 3 & 4 and beyond.

An Intermediate Course in Computing Science

This resource is intended for use with learners who already have some programming experience – possibly via the first resource in this series, Starting from Scratch: An Introduction to Computing Science. It will seek to consolidate learners’ understanding of Computing Science concepts, with a focus on abstraction and modularity, via the BYOB programming environment.

As well as lessons, exercises and sample answers. This resource contains suggested supplementary activities and inter-disciplinary learning opportunities. Google Computer Science for High School. A Free Student Response System for Teachers ExitTicket Systems Level Student Response System. 50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now. I’ll admit it. I’m a fan of Apple products. But that doesn’t mean I don’t yearn for some of the fabulous features on Android phones too. Until the day when Apple and Google merge (ha!) , we’re left with a split marketplace of apps. Edudemic doesn’t cover Android as much as it deserves so this useful list should be a helpful start. ScratchJr: Coding for kindergarten. Can children learn to code at the same age they’re learning to tie their shoes?

That’s the idea behind ScratchJr, a free iPad app released this week by researchers at the MIT Media Lab, Tufts University, and Playful Invention Company (PICO). With ScratchJr (, children ages five to seven can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn how to create and express themselves with the computer, not just interact with it. "As young children code with ScratchJr, they develop design and problem-solving skills that are foundational for later academic success," said Marina Umaschi Bers, professor in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts, and director of the Tufts’ Development Technologies research group, which co-developed ScratchJr.

Creative Computing. 7 units44 activitiesremixing encouraged download the guide> help learnerscreate new worldswith computing download the guide. Learn. Thimble by Mozilla - An online code editor for learners & educators. Fortune. There was a time when knowing how to program was for the geekiest of geeks. That’s not exactly the case today. As most entrepreneurs, freelancers and marketers will tell you, learning how to program can help you succeed. Over the past year, I've been learning to code. Help kids code + explore computer science. Federal Student Loans Expand To Cover Some Coding Boot Camps : NPR Ed. President Obama tours the Louisville-based tech company Indatus with Indatus president Philip Hawkins (left).

Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption itoggle caption Carolyn Kaster/AP President Obama tours the Louisville-based tech company Indatus with Indatus president Philip Hawkins (left). Google CS First. CodeMonkey. Learn to code the way professional programmers do. Digital Learning Day. 11 coding resources for the Hour of Code. “Computer science is the way the world is going—it’s the new literacy,” she said. “Not only does it teach you have to program the machines we’re using today, it also teaches you a whole different set of problem-solving skills.” Fewer schools teach computer science now than 10 years ago, though, despite the prediction that more than half of new jobs (60 percent) in all of the sciences will be computing jobs.

Bringing computer science education to younger grades will help combat the common middle school mentality that students view themselves as “no good” at coding. TouchDevelop. Educator Overview. Join the largest learning event in history, Dec. 7-13, 2015.

Learn to code. Microsoft Touch Develop - create apps everywhere, on all your devices! App Lab. Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share. Programming courses for kids. Hakitzu Elite – Featured in the iTunes “Learn to Code” Collection - Kuato Studios - Inspiring the Future of Learning. Posted on November 23rd, 2014 Kuato Studios is proud to announce that Hakitzu Elite has been featured as the top app in the iTunes “Learning to Code” section of the iTunes App Store for Educational Apps. A great start to Computer Science Education Week! Free presentation templates. Three Google Slides Features New Users Often Ask About.

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