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Vocabulary Builder is a free game that allows users to take quizzes and learn up to 1200 new vocabulary words. Created by Magoosh, an online test prep company, Vocabulary Builder helps people prepare for the GRE, GMAT, SAT, and TOEFL. The app includes access to all of Magoosh’s vocab quizzes created by their expert tutors. Users can also challenge other players to competit...
Musical Instruments, Sound, Perception, and Creativity is an interdisciplinary course offered at Princeton University that teaches students about sound through many lenses, including physics, math, cognition, perception, and interface design, among others. The course provides learning through lectures, precepts, labs, and talks by visiting artists so that students are exposed to the material in many ways. In one lab, students even create their own musi...
There’s growing concern about the impact of frequent internet use on adolescents. Having grown up in the digital age, young people’s lives are completely enmeshed with the online world, and some adolescents end up engaging in compulsive and unhealthy internet use. Although some research has been done analyzing the extent of the problem, few studies have examined the risk and protective factors of this addictive behavior. ...
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Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. How this game combines athletics and math to help kids learn. Full story from MindShift 2. 4 Tips for implementing a STEAM program. Full story from TeachThought 3. How to use tech effectively to make modern learn...
The VR experience Nefertari: Journey to Eternity begins when you step into a digitally recreated version of the mysterious Egyptian queen’s tomb. By pointing to different parts of the space, viewers can listen to narration about the hieroglyphics and their connection to Queen Nefertari. The aim is to provide a window into...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. How this university's live-work space is sparking creativity and innovation. Full story from EdSurge 2. What you can learn from failing big. Full story from Quartz 3. Finland seeks meaningful engagement in pheno...
"The Digital Equity Laboratory uncovers and addresses structural inequities that persist and evolve as technology transforms our cultural, social, and political systems." (About Digital Equity Laboratory) The Challenges for Creating Digital Equity Given the increasing importance of the digital world in our society, it’s critical that all peo...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. The potentials and pitfalls of using virtual reality in higher ed. Full story from The Chronicle of Higher Education 2. This teacher transformed shop class into a workspace for modern engineering projects. Full story f...
In a globalized society, academic exchange is becoming more common, with experts from one country traveling to teach and share their ideas in another. This exchange can be of great benefit, exposing students to the best thinkers in the world on their subject, but can also cause some problems. One of these is the language barrier that may exist between the visiting teacher and the local students. Generally, foreign expe...