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This is downright spooky. It's an interactive infographic all about why your brain craves infographics. Food for thought!
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The advancement of touch technology has led to even more interactive learning but to what end? Here's a closer look at what's happening.
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Take a look at your 'average' high school student in the United States, and you can wager a pretty good guess that the one foreign language that they're learning as part of the standard curriculum is Spanish.
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With the end of the semester drawing near, so are the plans of preparing students for final exams and standardized tests. Check out these six iPad apps to create fun, engaging, interactive study guides for your students.
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From the first known school (in the year 2000 BC) to the Apple iPad and beyond, it's all in this interactive history of education timeline.
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Did you know that one of President Obama's tweets about education had the most retweets in Louisiana? Now you do, thanks to the new Political Engagement Map from Twitter. It's an interactive Twitter map that lets you click on various popular tweets by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. After you do, it shows you exactly how many times each tweet was retweeted state-by-state.
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If you're looking for a free and useful tool to help bring history to life, Google has you covered. The search giant has been making big strides into education lately and classrooms around the world are benefiting.
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Digital textbooks are great, right? Education Secretary Arne Duncan thinks so - and is calling for the US to move as quickly as possible to make the switch. "Over the next few years, textbooks should be obsolete", he ...
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A new multitouch television is hitting the market at the end of this month and it's like a 55" iPad. In fact, it's got basically no bezel and could be stacked on top of each other to become a Voltron-esque Super iPad Wall. That's how I'd describe it at least.
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Our schools are slowly changing to keep up with the world of technological advancement. Ten years ago it may have been rare to find a classroom stocked with computers for each student. Today, on the other hand, classrooms across the nation are equipped with laptops, iPads, interactive white boards and more.
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The classrooms of today are far from what most of us would consider traditional. In addition to the lack of chalkboards and the abundance of high-tech devices, many classrooms even conduct their lesson plans entirely online--giving whole new meaning and accessibility to education at several different levels. This practice is often called distance learning, though the process involved is anything but distant.
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A just-launched Kickstarter project wants to bring interactive math lessons to a device near you. It's called MatrixMath and already exists in limited release for Windows. But the project founders are asking for $270,000 in crowdsourced funding to bring the software to iPads, Android tablets, the Mac as well as Linux.
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There's a new tool that's perfect for finance, economics, math, and history teachers alike. It's a web-based interactive map that displays the spread of capitalism based on the location of where Adam Smith's 'An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations' book has been published.
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Google is a big part of the classroom experience and it would not surprise me to see students wearing Google Glasses so they could have a seamlessly integrated experience where education and technology blend together like never before. But first, what exactly are Google Glasses? We discussed it in the April issue of the Edudemic Magazine.
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It’s been nearly ten years since 9/11/01. Many students in classrooms today were barely aware of what was happening and the effects that attack was going to have on their lives. While acutely aware now, it’s an important time to take a moment to reflect, remember, and understand.