PlayMaker School Overview ￼Designed and developed by GameDesk, PlayMaker School at New Roads reflects a revolution in education designed to prepare students for 21st century success. The school model is founded upon the principle that students—acknowledged as experts with valuable experiences—should be empowered to create meaningful relationships with knowledge by interacting, playing, and making. Playfulness allows the students to safely take risks and troubleshoot through a variety of challenges. Research shows that students are more engaged when play is integrated; through playful problem solving practices, they develop effective 21st century learning skills.
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Blue Mars Blog: Educate with Blue Mars --Jasmine Spearing, Marketing Associate According to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, “more than a quarter of U.S. students drop out of high school, and more than a third of our high school graduates are unprepared for college or a career.” We live in an age of instant communication and readily-accessible technology. The question is, how can these tools be brought into the classroom in a responsible way that allows students to gain the knowledge conveyed through traditional education, while harnessing the potentials of technology?
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So there seems to have developed a general consensus in the iPhone development community that if you’re planning to develop a sprite-based game, the cocos2d-iphone framework that we mentioned waaaaaay back when and a bit later on is the way to go. So since we’re planning on doing exactly that, here’s a roundup of resources for your cocos2d development! Project and wiki on Google Code, for starters. Resources: cocos2d « Under The Bridge
Welcome to the sixth iteration of the open source iPhone and iPad apps list. A For those that have seen similar listings on other sites using the exact wordings, and links below welcome to the source for the original list. Also included are some open source iPad apps, and universal open source iOS apps. Open Source iPhone Apps List – Real App Store Code Examples!
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Inflation. It’s bad right? When prices rise your money is worth less and nobody wants to see their hard earned cash decline in value. But what is inflation anyway and what are its root causes? Turns out the situation is not as straightforward as it first appears. A Visual Guide to Inflation
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