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Girls Who Code Expands To Get More Young Women In Computer Science Majors

The computer science gender gap struggle in Silicon Valley is real. A mere 17 percent of Google’s tech workers are women. It’s 15 percent at… 453 more words

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I hope to see this program in Chicago.

Using QR Codes

A QR (quick response) code is a type of image that holds information (up to 4296 alphanumeric characters) that can be scanned by mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones. 193 more words

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Word Clouds

Using word clouds to incorporate key words into your lessons has real merit. Word clouds are a collection of words tiled together that are easy-to-use and have an impact on learning. 143 more words

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Visual Learning

Infographics are an engaging way for students to creatively present content and can be used for practically any topic and in any class setting. The visual nature of infographics gives a more lasting impression than a simple text-based essay or presentation. 116 more words

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Digital Learning Compass

The Digital Learning Compass is a visualization of the relationship between learning goals and technology tools. The compass also provides possible performance assessments that can be used for students to demonstrate understanding and mastery of the competencies highlighted on the compass. 10 more words

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Chicago Toy and Game Show #ChiTag: Great Finds For Tech And Games That Enhance SEL

One of the events that I like to attend is the Chicago Toy and Game Show, that usually is held in November at Chicago’s Navy Pier.   316 more words

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