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Finland Eyes Programming Classes for Elementary School Students

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 19th November 2013

http://mashable.com/2013/11/16/finland-tech-education-schools/?utm_cid=mash-prod-email-topstories&utm_emailalert=daily&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily Finland Eyes Programming Classes for Elementary School Students ————————– Beyond Mindcraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/11/beyond-minecraft-games-that-inspire-building-and-exploration/ 1. Garry’s Mod  Garry’s Mod (GMod) is a sandbox game like Minecraft but instead of building and exploring, students use a fun physics engine that simulates things like gravity and mass. They also use a virtual toy box of [...]

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Digital Identity and Digital Citizenship

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd October 2013

5 Excellent Videos to Teach Your Students about Digital Citizenship ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning bibliography: Ramspott’s blog entry best written for my personal taste, but here is a long list of additional and similar opinions: Bramman, R. (n.d.). Digital Identity Essentials: Understanding Online Etiquette and the Rules Social Media Engagement. Research Personal Branding. Retrieved October [...]

Posted in announcement, collaboration and creativity, digital citizenship, digital identity, Digital literacy, learning, social media | 2 Comments »