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Thursday, September 13, 2012

EduDemic: Study Shows What Teachers and Parents Really Think About Education Technology & MORE!


Posted: 12 Sep 2012 07:05 PM PDT
Toys R Us is getting into the tablet wars. They just announced a $150 kid-oriented tablet that's perfect for a classroom without a lot of money to spend. The Tabeo, as it's called, is wi-fi enabled, has extensive parental controls, and comes pre-loaded with about 50 apps such as Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja.

Posted: 12 Sep 2012 02:05 PM PDT
Last year, with a fearless group of 10th graders in Katrina Kennett’s English class at Plymouth South High School, we attempted to transform the traditional research process to a completely paperless one using a fresh new cart of iPads. As I have written previously about iPads in the classroom, our decision to use iPads did not start with iPads, it started with learning goals and objectives.

Posted: 12 Sep 2012 11:45 AM PDT
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Gaming in education is a really big deal, and a very fun way to get students more involved and interested in education. Board games, video games, even active outdoor games all have an important place in education, and these videos share more about their role in learning.

Posted: 12 Sep 2012 10:00 AM PDT
A UK Radio and social media campaign has been launched created by students for teachers. Working with Eteach, St Wilfrid's school pupils wrote and voiced a radio advertisement and created a campaign to find a Teaching Hero in every school. During the campaign there will be monthly prizes for teaching heroes and the pupils who nominate them, culminating in awards for the country’s most outstanding teachers in January.

Posted: 12 Sep 2012 07:30 AM PDT
We already know that there’s a lot of buzz about technology in education – that’s why we’re all here, right? But how do people feel about integrating technology into learning? Do teachers, parents, and students have differing opinions about it? Check out what this poll …

Posted: 12 Sep 2012 01:05 AM PDT
The term 'gamification' doesn't do the new video game Ludwig justice. It takes the most cutting-edge graphics and couples them with some of the most important lessons a student needs. The creators of Ludwig delivered a TED talk (below) that unveils a bit more information on why and how they built the epic game.



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