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TeachEngineering

“TeachEngineering is a searchable, web-based digital library collection populated with standards-based engineering curricula for use by K-12 teachers and engineering faculty to make applied science and math come alive through engineering design in K-12 settings. The TeachEngineering collection provides educators with *free* access to a growing curricular resource of activities, lessons, units and living labs.”
https://www.teachengineering.org/

Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning (Executive Summary)

“We used screen shots of Slate’s landing page to assess students’ ability to distinguish between a news item and an ad. Similarly, we used screen shots of tweets, Facebook posts, and a reproduction of CNN’s website in crafting other exercises.”

Stanford History Education Group. (2016). Evaluating Information: The cornerstone of civic online reasoning (Executive Summary). Retrieved from https://sheg.stanford.edu/upload/V3LessonPlans/Executive%20Summary%2011.21.16.pdf

Credit: https://www.cnet.com/news/students-real-news-fake-news-ad-stanford-study/

Alice

“Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a freely available teaching tool designed to be a student’s first exposure to object-oriented programming.” “In Alice’s interactive interface, students drag and drop graphic tiles to create a program….”

Alice.org from Carnegie Mellon University
http://www.alice.org/

Intelligence Unleashed: An Argument for AI in Education

Intelligence unleashed : an argument for AI in education / Rose Luckin, Wayne Holmes, Mark Griffiths, Laurie B. Forcier
Pearson, c2016.

“From what AI is and how AIEd-driven learning systems are built, onto its potential role in addressing the profound issue of robots and machines taking over more and more current jobs, it covers a vital range of topics with ease and elegance. It is also a good read, with entertaining references from Pac-Man and Stephen Hawking, sci-fi and ancient philosophy. And, yes, it is understandable to a non-technical reader!”

Available at https://www.pearson.com/content/dam/corporate/global/pearson-dot-com/files/innovation/Intelligence-Unleashed-Publication.pdf

Credit: http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/03/16/470011574/what-artificial-intelligence-could-mean-for-education

Development of an Innovative Design for the Instruction of Thai Language at the Upper Secondary School Level by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Development of an Innovative Design for the Instruction of Thai Language at the Upper Secondary School Level by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Doctor of Education degree at Srinakharinwirot University in October 1986.

http://thesis.swu.ac.th/swudis/Dev_Ed/PrincessMahaChakriSirindhorn.pdf

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods

The SAGE encyclopedia of qualitative research methods / Lisa M. Given, editor
SAGE, c2008.

It “… presents current and complete information as well as ready-to-use techniques, facts, and examples from the field of qualitative research in a very accessible style.”

Available to all students and staffers of MU at http://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/research/SAGE.xml