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{Comic} What, me work?

#oetc18 Twitter users, Google Docs & Latex, and a comic – Top 3 for the week

{OETC18} All the Twitter users at OETC18 {Google Docs} Add math equations written with Latex easily to Google Docs {Comic} There’s more to life  

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{OETC18} All the Twitter users at OETC18

Through the wonder of t and some custom Python, I grabbed a list of Twitter users who tweeted with the #oetc18. Anyone I miss? Let me know! @33Struke David Strukel Massillon, Ohio native, educator @Hiramcollege, Ph.D. @BGSU, now Dr. Struke! @3PLearning 3P Learning A place for schools and families to …

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{Google Docs} Add math equations written with Latex easily to Google Docs

This add-on lets you automatically convert every mathematical equation in your document into beautiful latex images! This add-on lets you automatically convert every LaTeX equation in your document into beautiful images! Simply enclose your math equations within $$ … $$ and click the button in the sidebar, and all of …

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{Edchat} Motivation trumps IQ for kids in life

If society learns to value motivation as much as intelligence or leadership skills, it could be an enormous boon for children. Source: Highly motivated kids have a greater advantage in life than kids with a high IQ Intrinsic motivation that is, it isn’t about external rewards such as stickers or …

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{Edtech} Why students should have a positive digital footprint

The “Best Footprint Forward” project explored what children know about digital footprints. Focus groups were made up of 33 children aged 10-12 years from three schools in regional NSW. Analysis of the focus groups reveals children have strategies to keep safe online, but they need further guidance on how to …

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{Edchat} Employers vision for artificial intelligence is limiting workers

Because implementing artificial intelligence would create new positions—such as people who would train machines or ensure that the machines do not, say, hurt humans—the Accenture analysis found that employment could increase by 10 percent due to the increased need for human-machine collaboration. Humans would need new digital skills to collaborate …

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{Comic} There’s more to life

Conference checklist, Apester, and a comic – Top 3 for the week

My 2018 Conference Checklist {Edtech Tool} Create interactive slideshows with Apester {Comic} The Big Game Procrastination  

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{Edchat} Dimly lit rooms may affect learning

Summary: A new study reveals exposure to dim light might impact memory and learning. Researchers report rodents exposed to dim lighting lost 30 percent of hippocampal capacity and performed poorly on spatial tasks they had previously experienced. Source: Dim Light May Make Us Dumber – Neuroscience News The rats were kept …

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