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Our future students: Augmented Reality in the Classroom (+ info about wearable tech)

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 7th July 2014

Putting the World In Their Hands: Augmented Reality in the Classroom The wink of an eye, the simple one-finger tactile swipe down — these are the sights, sounds, and kinesthetic gestures that are changing the context of modern learning. http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/putting-the-world-in-their-hands-augmented-reality-in-the-classroom Wearable technology http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wearable_technology http://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/wearable-technology-ces-2014/10/ http://www.wired.com/2013/12/wearable-computers/http://www.forbes.com/sites/connieguglielmo/2014/02/12/the-case-against-wearables/ (Google Glass)

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engaging Web 2.0 skills to bridge cultures and classrooms

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th March 2014

Stephen Noonoo in his THE JOURNAL article: Global Collaboration Projects that Go Way Beyond Skype http://thejournal.com/Articles/2014/03/26/Global-Collaboration-Projects-that-Go-Way-Beyond-Skype.aspx?Page=1#QtGjrl5J4swVCRoI.99 describes the “flattening” of the high school classroom, where students use communication technologies well beyond Skype (Edmodo) to works with peers in real time around the world. The idea of flattening involves peer-to-peer mentoring (Vygotsky’s “zone”) besides high school [...]

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Who is coming to college after the Millennials?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th March 2014

How did you figure out the Millennials? I found the following book Howe, N., & Strauss, W. (2000). Millennials rising : the next great generation /by Neil Howe and Bill Strauss ; cartoons by R.J. Matson. New York : Vintage Books, 2000. http://smallbiztrends.com/2009/09/33-useful-presentation-tools.html#! very helpful. Here is more about their “generational theory” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strauss%E2%80%93Howe_generational_theory The Millennials [...]

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