Infographics, Facebook, and New Years Resolutions – Top 3 for the week

Create infographics with this 9 tools How does Facebook make you feel? New Years Resolutions – Dreams vs Reality

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Should college degrees be required for middle skill level jobs?

American companies have a problem. Over the past decade, they have begun to demand a bachelor’s degree in hiring workers for jobs that traditionally haven’t required one. This uptick in credentialing, or “degree inflation,” rested on the belief that these college-educated employees would be smarter, more productive, and more engaged …

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Create infographics with this 9 tools

When learners design their own infographics they interpret their data, information, research and facts. Students create a meaningful connection with the data and share with others the important bigger picture the data tells. Infographics can persuade others to act or reflect. The following web tools will help students design awesome …

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Sketch Nation allows you to create and play online games

Source: Sketch Nation This is a fun little site that allows you or students to create a few types of games. Sketch Nation offers three templates for games: action, adventure, and puzzle. The site also offers three modes of game creation, simple, advanced, or expert to allow students of different skill levels the …

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When designing your classroom and lesson plans, limit the number of choices

Highlights • An abundance of toys present reduced quality of toddlers’ play. • Fewer toys at once may help toddlers to focus better and play more creatively. • This can done in many settings to support development and promote healthy play. Source: The influence of the number of toys in the …

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How does Facebook make you feel?

Using Facebook without contributing, in the form of messages and comments on your friends’ posts, makes you feel bad, the company said today. In a remarkable blog post, citing both internal and academic research, the company said “in general, when people spend a lot of time passively consuming information — reading but …

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New Years Resolutions – Dreams vs Reality

Sometimes it's easier not knowing.

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Teacher coding, data tracking, and social media – Top 3 for the week

Here are examples on how coding can save teachers time Data tracking for schools Former Facebook Executive Says Social Media Is Ripping Apart Society  

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Hundreds of millions of jobs to be automated by 2030

The McKinsey Global Institute cautions that as many as 375 million workers will need to switch occupational categories by 2030 due to automation. The work most at risk of automation includes physical jobs in predictable environments, such as operating machinery or preparing fast food. Data collection and processing is also …

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Here are examples on how coding can save teachers time

We are teachers, we need to do repetitive tasks all the time due to the fact that we have more than one student. Knowing some basic coding can help you make light work out of repetitive tasks. Source: Coding Will Save You Hours Of Your Life – Teacher Tech   Here are some …

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