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How Latino Families Use Educational Content and What That Means for Communities

How Latino Families Use Educational Content and What That Means for Communities

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Learning more about how Hispanic-Latino families use educational content can help inform the development of content, policy and tools.

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How Professors Can Bolster Inquiry in College Using K-12 Tech Tricks

How Professors Can Bolster Inquiry in College Using K-12 Tech Tricks

| February 3, 2015 | 2 Comments

Simple technology tools can enhance the learning experience in the college setting.

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No-Tech Board Games That Teach Coding Skills to Young Children

No-Tech Board Games That Teach Coding Skills to Young Children

| January 28, 2015 | 2 Comments

Programming for young children gets pared down to its analog basics in several board games that teach sequences of commands.

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Gone Home: A Video Game as a Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Gone Home: A Video Game as a Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

| January 16, 2015 | 5 Comments

A video game that is classified as a storytelling experience is taking the place of traditional text in some classrooms to teach students critical thinking skills.

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School Buses add WiFi to Bring Internet to Homes of Poor Students

School Buses add WiFi to Bring Internet to Homes of Poor Students

| December 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Rural school districts find creative ways to bring Internet access to students at their homes in poor areas. One school district parks Wi-Fi enabled buses at a trailer park.

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Coding Bootcamps Emerge as Fast Tracks to 6 Figure Salaries

Coding Bootcamps Emerge as Fast Tracks to 6 Figure Salaries

| December 22, 2014 | 4 Comments

Coder boot camps are poised to get bigger in the coming years, offering the skills to get six-figure salaries after 12 weeks of training. Is this a new education delivery system?

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Can a Child’s Creativity and Persistence be Assessed by a Game?

Can a Child’s Creativity and Persistence be Assessed by a Game?

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Researchers are looking into how well “stealth assessments” embedded in video games could help measure less tangible qualities like creativity and persistence.

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How Rural Schools Paid for Students’ Home Internet to Transform Learning

How Rural Schools Paid for Students’ Home Internet to Transform Learning

| December 2, 2014 | 3 Comments

A rural Alabama school district made a significant investment in universal Internet access for students and breathed new life into a dying community.

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The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. This guide makes sense of the available research and provides suggestions for practical use.

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Research Shows Gains in ST Math Use

Research Shows Gains in ST Math Use

| November 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

A study of elementary school students using ST Math shows positive results on California state tests.

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