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#TinyBookTuesday presents A New Pictorial Scripture Alphabet for the Assistance and Amusement of Very Young Learners by F. Clarke in 1848! This tiny book was published by Gates & Stedman, 116 Nassau Street, New York.
#TinyBookTuesday presents A New Pictorial Scripture Alphabet for the Assistance and Amusement of Very Young Learners by F. Clarke in 1848! This tiny book was published by Gates & Stedman, 116 Nassau Street, New York.
For many years tech gurus have expressed certainty that the internet would be the saving grace of productivity and ultimately lead us to a more fruitful future. However, now, robotics, and not cyberspace are seen as the key to a more nimble, fast-paced society. This recent article in The Telegraph nicely l...
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Today’s top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team 1. School in stereo: Radio lessons take the place of closed schools for students in Sierra Leone.Full story from NPR 2. You can take high school classes online, but not across state lines.
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Write It is an educational storytelling application for users of all ages. Learners are challenged to create stories during timed intervals using sets of preselected words and can challenge other users to continue or finish the story. The application inspires quick thinking while simultaneously encouraging creative writing and application of vocabulary words. Challenges range in diffic...
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As job opportunities in the field of information technology continue to grow, computing and programming education programs that meet these learning needs are gaining popularity. There is a lack of diversity in this field and a grassroots effort to help develop a more diverse future workforce in this industry. Many existing programs focus specifically on encouraging women and girls (Made with ...
At last night's Oscars ceremony, more than fancy dresses, awkward moments and enviable acting talent were on display. Apple debuted their new iPad Air ad and the value of mobile learning took center stage. With audio from director, Martin Scorsese's recent graduation speech at NYU, the short piece further put learning front and center as high schoolers sho...
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7 years ago
Through her research to find the reasons behind the school enrollment among girls in rural Zimbabwe, Ann Cotton, a British educator and philanthropist discovered that poverty was the main cause. For instance, in the homes of many poor families in Africa, parents have no problem spending the little they have on the education of their sons. They believe the boys are more likely to land jobs. Unlike the boys, many poor families in Asia and Africa prefer to have their daughte...
There is a universal notion that technology has made education easier and faster. The quality of education in some parts of the globe is very troubling. When you consider the low pace of technological advancement in countries such as Kenya, it is very evident that education in those places is also affected. The vialogue below shows a Canada based organization that organized sports events for school children in Kenya. As part of their mission, they exposed most of the students to computers for the very first time. It is a very good initiative in the sense that the program uses sports to educate...
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Children who drink energy drinks are at high risk of hyperactivity. This results in them not paying attention in class, which affects their academic performance. Energy drinks contains guarana and taurine. This becomes the main cause of hyperactivity when you mix it with caffeine. Some of the side effects of mixing guarana and taurine include nervousness, irritability and difficulty sleeping. Although sodas are bad for children, study shows that energy drinks are more deadly as compared to sodas because of the presence of caffeine.