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Teaching autistic kids to code

Teaching autistic kids to code



By Hope King   @lisahopeking

 

LiveCode launches Indiegogo campaign for program to teach people with autism to code…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 27, 2015 at 8:51am

Mastering Visual Representation of Ideas in e-Learning Courses

Mastering Visual Representation of Ideas in e-Learning Courses

April 22, 2015 e-Learning

e-Learning courses serve a powerful purpose in the business world: bringing information to learners in out-of-classroom environments. This type of…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 23, 2015 at 9:27am

Madcap Logic's New 'Creativity Express' Suite of Apps Receives Top 5-Star Awards from the Educational App Store.

Madcap Logic's New 'Creativity Express' Suite of Apps Receives Top 5-Star Awards from the Educational App Store. They're Creative Mobile Fun Parents Can Feel Good About!

Art education is increasingly cut from school curriculum due to budget cuts, but online learning can reverse that trend. Madcap Logic's 'Creativity Express' suite of iPad apps wins top 5-start awards for introducing children to the elements and…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 21, 2015 at 9:15am

THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM IN THE FLIPPED LEARNING MODEL

THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM IN THE FLIPPED LEARNING MODEL

  • Reflections on Morphing One Cancelled Class into The Flipped Classroom



    By Denise Douglas-Faraci, EdD, Adjunct Faculty, School of Education …
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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 14, 2015 at 3:06pm

Classroom Power Tools

Classroom Power Tools

This is an ever changing list of my favorite tech tools for the classroom.  I love using technology in my classroom and believe that when used correctly, it is a gamechanger for everyone involved. Please feel free to check out some of following websites and/or apps to find out how they can be used in your classroom.…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on March 31, 2015 at 10:37am

 

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Teaching autistic kids to code

Teaching autistic kids to codeBy Hope King   @lisahopeking LiveCode launches Indiegogo campaign for program to teach people with autism to code apps.LiveCode is raising money to teach people with autism to code mobile apps.The software development company has a goal to raise $350,000 through a 45-day crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. The money…See More
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Mastering Visual Representation of Ideas in e-Learning Courses

Mastering Visual Representation of Ideas in e-Learning CoursesApril 22, 2015 e-Learninge-Learning courses serve a powerful purpose in the business world: bringing information to learners in out-of-classroom environments. This type of corporate learning saves on the costs associated with traditional learning, allows…See More
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Madcap Logic's New 'Creativity Express' Suite of Apps Receives Top 5-Star Awards from the Educational App Store.

Madcap Logic's New 'Creativity Express' Suite of Apps Receives Top 5-Star Awards from the Educational App Store. They're Creative Mobile Fun Parents Can Feel Good About!Art education is increasingly cut from school curriculum due to budget cuts, but online learning can reverse that trend. Madcap Logic's 'Creativity Express' suite of iPad apps wins top 5-start awards for introducing children to the elements and principles of art through engaging animated lessons.  Tickles teaches kids to be…See More
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THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM IN THE FLIPPED LEARNING MODEL

THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM IN THE FLIPPED LEARNING MODELReflections on Morphing One Cancelled Class into The Flipped Classroom By Denise Douglas-Faraci, EdD, Adjunct Faculty, School of Education Snow days, emergency drills, assemblies, and celebrations are only a few distractors on the menu of on-the-ground class instructional time-grabbers. I managed these when I taught on the secondary level because administrators scheduled make-up…See More
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Classroom Power Tools

Classroom Power ToolsThis is an ever changing list of my favorite tech tools for the classroom.  I love using technology in my classroom and believe that when used correctly, it is a gamechanger for everyone involved. Please feel free to check out some of following websites and/or apps to find out how they can be used in your classroom.CommunicationRemind - www.remind.com - Great tool for communicating with parents, students, or staff members. This is a MUST…See More
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Upcoming Keynote

The International Conference of Creativity, Thinking & Education, April 18-19, 2015, University of St. Thomas/Schulze Auditorium, 1000 La Salle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN."Visual Literacy & the Soundtrack to Our Lives" Keynote: April 18th,…
Mar 12
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The International Conference of Creativity, Thinking & Education — 2014

The mission of this conference is to allow educators to explore horizons on the cutting edge of creativity, brain-based education and techniques to relieve stress in the classroom in order for children and educators to reconnect with the essence of…
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Visual Deception #2

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Older brains learn plenty, but don’t filter

Older brains learn plenty, but don’t filterFebruary 2, 2015 By NDG Staff No CommentsThe finding is not necessarily discouraging news, says Takeo Watanabe. Perhaps filtering can be improved with some kind of training. “The hope is that maybe what older people need to do is to learn a skill to avoid learning what is not necessary.”By…See More
Feb 3
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50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTIONSubscribe to RSS50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social MediaJANUARY 16, 2015Imagine a world where resources were limited to what was found in the classroom or the school closet known as the "Curriculum Materials Room." Picture a world where students wrote letters with pen and paper to communicate with other students…See More
Jan 27
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24 Awesome Free Resources for Readers

24 Awesome Free Resources for ReadersJANUARY 8, 2015 BY LISA VAN GEMERT LEAVE A COMMENTReaders are always on the lookout for great resources to feed their reading habit.  Here is a list of 24 awesome free resources for readers I compiled for Read Across America Day that we tweeted out from…See More
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Visual Literacy and the Soundtrack to Our Lives with Timothy Gangwer

Visual Literacy and the Soundtrack to Our Lives with Timothy Gangwer The International Conference of Creativity, Thinking & EducationSaturday & Sunday, April 18-19, 2015…See More
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The Power of Digital Story

The Power of Digital Storyby Bob DillonDECEMBER 15, 2014Telling our story is an essential part of our humanness. It allows us to feel part of the community that knows our story, and it fosters empathy for those that surround us. Story is a powerful force in shaping mental models, motivating and persuading others, and teaching the lessons of life. Telling story extends back to a time when oral history dominated the tools of communication. And now the flood of technology tools that allow for…See More
Jan 6
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With age, we lose our visual learning filter

With age, we lose our visual learning filter posted by news on november 26, 2014 - 5:30pmOlder people can actually take in and learn from visual information more readily than younger people do, according to new evidence reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on November 26. This surprising discovery is explained by an apparent decline with age in the ability to filter out irrelevant information."It is quite counterintuitive that there is a case in which older individuals learn more…See More
Nov 28, 2014
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The Screen Time Rules You Really Should Enforce This Year

The Screen Time Rules You Really Should Enforce This YearAuthor InformationThe Huffington Post  | By Rebecca Adams While parents grapple with how much screen time is too much for children, new research now supports their suspicions: An excess amount of time in front of screens is bad for kids.The Learning Habit study, published this month in the American Journal of Family Therapy and in a book titled…See More
Oct 31, 2014
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MSU psychology study takes unique look at visual learning

MSU psychology study takes unique look at visual learning6:36 p.m. CDT October 26, 2014You’re driving on the interstate with traffic all around you. In tiny increments of time, you are aware of the types of cars on either side. Because you’re familiar with them, your conscious attention is directed elsewhere.Psychologist Wayne Mitchell, coordinator of the experimental psychology graduate program at Missouri State University, is fascinated by the response to the unfamiliar, especially in…See More
Oct 27, 2014
 
 
 

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