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In 1990 , after seven years of teaching at Harvard, Eric Mazur , now Balkanski professor of physics and applied physics, was delivering clear, polished lectures and demonstrations and getting high student evaluations for his introductory Physics 11 course, populated mainly by premed and engineering students who were successfully solving complicated problems.
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Many have referred to Path as the "anti-Facebook" for its attempts to make social networking more personal . CNN social media savant Victor Hernandez offers his biannual list of 50 new tech tools These apps can help you shoot better smartphone photos or catalog your bottle-cap collection
Google+ may still be finding its own footing among the Twitters and Facebooks of cyberspace, but nevertheless hosts a cornucopia of networking opportunities spanning numerous subjects. Education subject matter in particular seems to flourish on the service, with parents, teachers, pros, students, and interested outsiders meeting up and talking about anything and everything.
Much has been said about how connected devices, whether in college lecture halls or elementary school classrooms, can distract students.
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I love PDFs and I favour them over the other document formats and I am pretty sure many of you love then too.
It probably goes without saying, but I’ll type it out anyway: 2012 was an incredible year for education technology startups. Launches.
Today, Electronic Arts announced that it is currently developing SimCityEDU , an online educational game based on the latest reboot of the company's popular SimCity franchise .
Craig Ferrara is a senior gaming & UI expert at Gigya , where he designs the integrations of Gigya's technology into clients' websites. Gigya makes sites social by integrating a suite of plugins like Social Login , Comments, Activity Feeds, Social Analytics and now Game Mechanics into websites. Conversations about game mechanics — the rules that govern how enjoyable a game is — are changing.
Today we are excited to announce the official list of educators for the Microsoft Partners in Learning 2012 US Forum. This is the 8th annual Partners in Learning Forum, a global program that last year attracted more 250,000 educators from over 70 countries. The Partners in Learning 2012 US Forum focuses on showcasing and celebrating educators and the work they are doing in classrooms across the United States.
Flickr: Corey Leopold Inspired by Sandy Speicher’s vision of the designed school day of the future , reader Shelly Blake-Plock shared his own predictions of that ideal day. How close are we to this?
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Online Course and Open Access
Wkipedia is a great educational resource for both teachers and students.
Sticky note sites
Using videos is as old as the hills, and so are some of the videos being used to teach key ideas in our classrooms. If you're my vintage you might recall the old Commander video system where the teacher called the library and had a cued-up VCR play through a TV bolted to the wall, cursing when the brick-sized remote failed to pause or rewind at vital moments.
You don't want to watch, but once you do, you want more and more.
Creating Video Tutorials
Google Resources in Education
Apps in Education
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