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Education Eye - Mapping Innovations

Education Eye - Mapping Innovations
About Education Eye Futurelab's Education Eye brings you a wide range of exciting, relevant and useful innovations which are selected from the best of the web and updated daily. The Eye provides a way to discover, explore and share new ideas. It maps hundreds of the top educational websites, blogs, forums and practitioner case studies. With additional features like saving your own favourite innovations, Futurelab's favourites, customisable email digests, and a widget version, it is invaluable. Visit the links below to find out more about Education Eye: Many thanks to Becta and Futurelab's design and development team for supporting and working hard on the Eye. Tour of features The Education Eye key features include A searchable, browsable space which leads you to discover new and exciting innovations tailored to the education industry and brought together in one easy-to-use location. Try the 'More like this' suggestions to discover similar innovations that you will likely find interesting.

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for YOUR KIDS! Examples of Pulleys Can you name all the pulleys? Back to Simple Machines Immersive games beats classroom in maths Well designed studyThe tested a hypothesis; that interactive maths games are more effective than classroom instruction. This was a well constructed study; The Effects of Modern Math Computer Games on Learners' Math Achievement and Math Course Motivation in a Public High School Setting, MansurehKebritchi, Ph.D., AtsusiHirumi, Ph.D. and HaiyanBai, Ph.D. They took 193 algebra students, control groups and then did evaluation through pre- and post-study assessments, surveys, classroom observations and interviews. Over 18 weeks, on average, students in the experimental group made gains of 8.07 points (out of 25), while students in the control group made gains of 3.74 points. They used an immersive video game world that engages students in the instruction and learning of mathematics.

Google Use this free Java application to explore the connections between related websites. Try it now! Enter keywords or a URL, and click 'Graph it!' Siti web dove trovare idee per l'uso dell'iPad in classe Eccomi di nuovo a presentare idee e risorse per l'utilizzo dell'iPad in classe. In questo caso vi suggerisco 39 links relativi a siti web che propongono applicazioni specifiche ed idee per l'uso didattico di questo magico dispositivo mobile. Ovviamente si tratta di siti ed apps in lingua inglese, ma ormai ci abbiamo fatto l'abitudine... 5 Great iPad Apps For Early Childhood Teachers 10 iPad Apps Everyone Should Have- from PC Magazine Data science We’ve all heard it: according to Hal Varian, statistics is the next sexy job. Five years ago, in What is Web 2.0, Tim O’Reilly said that “data is the next Intel Inside.” But what does that statement mean? Why do we suddenly care about statistics and about data?

Google wonder wheel Organizza i tuoi studi con Notely - VirtuaLearn Gli studenti di oggi, nativi digitali, sono sempre più coinvolti e attivi nel processo di apprendimento. Sia per scelte degli insegnanti, sia per la loro familiarità con i tool Web 2.0, che consentono di gestire le loro conoscenze. Spesso si tratta in effetti di tool molto utili, ma separati tra loro, come Google Docs, Delicious, SecondBrain, FileDropper, ecc. L'ideale sarebbe avere un unico ambiente che si integra con i tool che già usiamo. Journalism Needs Data in 21st Century Journalism has always been about reporting facts and assertions and making sense of world affairs. No news there. But as we move further into the 21st century, we will have to increasingly rely on "data" to feed our stories, to the point that "data-driven reporting" becomes second nature to journalists. The shift from facts to data is subtle and makes perfect sense. You could that say data are facts, with the difference that they can be computed, analyzed, and made use of in a more abstract way, especially by a computer.

40 Amazingly Educational iPad Apps for Kids Adults are obsessed with the new iPad, but have you ever thought about sharing your new toy with your kids? Just like online education games provide kids with fun outlets for learning, iPad apps help your kids review basic skills, improve critical thinking and decision-making skills, and even learn to read. Hand over your iPad this summer, and take a look at these 40 amazingly educational and fun iPad apps for kids. Language and Vocabulary Here you’ll find apps for learning the alphabet, using the dictionary, reviewing grammar rules, and more. History

How to be a data journalist Data journalism is huge. I don't mean 'huge' as in fashionable - although it has become that in recent months - but 'huge' as in 'incomprehensibly enormous'. It represents the convergence of a number of fields which are significant in their own right - from investigative research and statistics to design and programming. The idea of combining those skills to tell important stories is powerful - but also intimidating.

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