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2011-12-19 16:18:55     A First Look at the Canvas for iOS Mobile App | Inside Higher Ed

http://www.insidehighered.com/...-look-canvas-ios-mobile-app

Do you believe that:
In the (near) future, students will access their dig ...
That mobile apps should not try to duplicate the bro ...
So far, the mobilization of learning has been more h ...
It is with these questions in mind that I've been p

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2011-11-22 13:24:27     About | Learning Resource Metadata Initiative

http://www.lrmi.net/about

The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) is a pr... common vocabulary for describing educational content. Wh... benefits to such a project, the main goal of the initiat... end-user search and discovery of learning resources.

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2015-06-13 08:02:56     Archived: Effects of Technology on Classrooms and Students

https://www2.ed.gov/pubs/EdReformStu.../effectsstudents.html

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2009-04-28 11:31:14     Are loans from the IMF preventing the poorest countries from spending on children's education? | Education | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2.../imf-loans-education

If the world raised £11bn, every child could go to scho... seem all that much when the UK government manages to rai... billions to rescue its banking sector?

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2011-01-06 20:44:20     BBC News - Furore over 'censored' edition of Huckleberry Finn

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12126700

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2012-08-04 12:15:57     BBC News - Olympics 'dominated by privately educated'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19109724

Too many of Britain's top sportsmen and women were educa... country's Olympic chief has said.
Lord Moynihan said it was wholly unacceptable that more ...
He described it as one of the "worst statistics in Briti ...
He said it meant half of Great Britain

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2009-11-07 09:44:20     BBC NEWS | Education | Universities 'worth £59bn to UK'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8340552.stm

Universities in the UK are worth £59bn for the economy,... the economic impact of higher education.
The report, based on figures for 2007-8, highlights the ...
Universities created, directly or indirectly, over 668,5 ...
The figures follow the launch o

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2010-12-27 10:36:09     Blackawton bees — Biology Letters

http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/...sbl.2010.1056.full

Background Real science has the potential to not only am... transform the way one thinks of the world and oneself. T... process of science is little different from the deeply r... processes of play. Play enables humans (and other mammal...
Principal f

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2013-03-06 00:42:37     Can humour make students love statistics? - Vol. 22, Part 3 ( March 2009)

http://www.thepsychologist.org.uk/ar.../archive_home.cfm?...

So this article is my attempt to summarise what I have d... use of humour in teaching. There is rather more written ... students, so I have unashamedly drawn upon the sociology... literature. However, there are similarities between soci... psychology

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2012-09-12 22:55:04     CCTV used in more than 200 school toilets - Home News - UK - The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...-school-toilets-8129979.html

More than 200 schools are using CCTV cameras in toilets ... figures showed today.
A total of 825 cameras were located in the toilets or ch ...

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2012-06-03 13:34:01     DailyDOOH » Blog Archive » LocaModa Takes Wiffiti To The Classroom

http://www.dailydooh.com/archives/63978

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2017-06-15 21:17:17     Did Media Literacy Backfire? – Data & Society: Points

https://points.datasociety.net/...racy-backfire-7418c084d88d

Anxious about the widespread consumption and spread of p... news during this year’s election cycle, many progressi... an increased commitment to media literacy programs. Othe... for solutions that focus on expert fact-checking and lab... these appro

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2015-06-15 12:24:04     Head teachers: using neuroscience for education - The Long and Short Season 4

http://thelongandshort.org/...euroscience-for-education.html

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2012-06-08 16:47:16     In Math You Have to Remember...

http://www.maa.org/devlin/devlin_06_10.html

Over a four-year period, Boaler followed the progress of... students through their high school careers at three high... the three was "Railside High". Not its real name, this s... urban setting, close by a railway line. She first visite...
A number of

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2012-09-21 08:09:18     In Sweden, A School With No Classrooms | Blog on Academic Earth

http://www.academicearth.org/...chool-with-no-classrooms?...

Vittra, the Swedish Free School Organization, has opened... school -- one without classrooms. The school's designers... open environment that encourages exploration and intelle... allowing students to learn in themed learning environmen... Digital med

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2012-07-26 09:34:52     Innovating Pedagogy | Open University Innovations Report #1

http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/innovating/

Innovating Pedagogy
Posted on June 22, 2012 by admin
The series of reports explores new forms of teaching, le ...
The first report proposes ten innovations that are alrea ...

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2012-05-03 16:38:04     Is Too Much Tech Bad for the Modern Teenager? [INFOGRAPHIC]

http://mashable.com/2012/05/03/teenager-infographi/?...

Is tech saturation good or bad for the modern teenager?
Arguments can be made either way, but there’s no debat ...
People aged 18-34 have an average of 319 online connecti ...
Pew also recently reported that 63% of teenagers text me ...
... to help or

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2016-09-29 14:44:54     Learning styles: Research and Expert Opinion

http://www.slideshare.net/hodgesc/learning-styles-18939517

You will find many resources promoting learning styles a... element of teaching and learning. For example, they are ... (standard 4) and by ISTE (NETS-T). Review the resources ... set of slides. You can find more. Do not accept learning... because it

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2011-05-12 09:53:02     Let Kids Play With Fire, and Other Rules for Good Parenting - Veronique Greenwood - Life - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/life/archive/2011/05/l.../238601/

The Atlantic Home
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... w up, with a little common sense and a lot of curiosity.

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2012-06-05 19:31:12     Mathematics Education: Being Outwitted by Stupidity | Education News

http://www.educationnews.org/...eing-outwitted-by-stupidity/

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2010-10-28 11:30:30     Molly | The open source mobile portal

http://mollyproject.sourceforge.net/

Molly is a framework for the rapid development of inform... portals targeted at mobile internet devices. The framewo... “batteries included” philosophy, featuring a wide va... applications and connectors to common and standards-base... including t

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2017-07-12 10:23:49     Nest Founder: “I Wake Up In Cold Sweats Thinking, What Did We Bring To The World?”

https://www.fastcodesign.com/...at-did-we-bring-to-the-world

“A lot of the designers and coders who were in their 2... creating these things didn’t have kids. Now they have ... “And they see what’s going on, and they say, ‘Wait... they start to rethink their design decisions.”
And it’s not just tha

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2012-06-05 19:27:45     Number of Homeschoolers Growing Nationwide | Education News

http://www.educationnews.org/...choolers-growing-nationwide/

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2009-04-28 11:33:42     Oxford University reveals it is losing £8,000 per student as tuition fees debate begins | Education | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/.../tuition-fees-oxford-university

The disclosure comes as a poll showed half of students i...
According to a survey of 1,026 students, published by th ...
Students are choosing universities where they can live a ...
Close to a third (27%) of poorer students choose univers ...
The survey

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2015-06-13 08:01:49     Pens And Paper Are Holding Your Kids Back, Says Microsoft

http://www.popsci.com/...s-back-according-microsoft-official

Modern classrooms aren’t working for kids, according t... Remu, the director of Partners in Learning at Microsoft ... schools are like jails--brick walls, colorless, not very... exciting,” she tells the Georgia Straight, days before...
This grim d

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2014-03-27 07:29:41     Pop Up Learning Space | Visual.ly

http://visual.ly/pop-learning-space

Mission: Encourage life-long learning, promote alternat... environments and equip young people with 21st Century sk... skills for life, not for more school. Vision: Elastic Po... = alternative learning environments 21st century edutain... culture.

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2015-05-07 18:30:14     School criticised for publicly ranking GCSE pupils - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-32624101

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2015-01-22 18:20:39     Smartphones Don’t Make Us Dumb - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/...tphones-dont-make-us-dumb.html?...

Research shows that our intuition is wrong. We can focus... that we can’t may not be a phantom. Paying attention r... ability but desire. Technology may snuff out our desire ...

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2014-03-27 07:30:16     Technology and Learning | Visual.ly

http://visual.ly/technology-and-learning

Technology has a plethora of uses and has long been a u... students of today are adept at using technology so utili... education is beneficial. This infographic examines how t... useful tool and can be a useful aid in the learning process.

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2011-01-27 08:24:56     The Associated Press: Young inventors prompt colleges to revamp rules

http://www.google.com/...qM5ilfjD3zn6ImYtcZIVjuam7MztG8A?...

Young inventors prompt colleges to revamp rules
(AP) – 2 days ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Tony Brown didn't set out to over ...
The University of Missouri student came up with an idea ...
But the invention also raised a perplexing question when ...

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