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Mobile Learning

Education, learning, and instruction conducted by means of portable computer devices such as smartphones or tablet computers; includes apps and tablet programs.

Jun 01, 2021

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Apps Promoting Family Conversation and Cultivating Early Literacy

Three new early-literacy apps have been released for free by a team in the Harvard Graduate School of Education and its Reach Every Reader initiative. The apps are designed for parents and caregivers to use with their children to encourage fun and rewarding interactions, promote dialogue, and give children the foundations they need to read, learn, and thrive.

Jun 01, 2021

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Simulation of the Spread of a Virtual Pathogen

Operation Outbreak is an innovative platform for STEM education on infectious diseases and outbreak preparedness created by Sarasota Military Academy Prep School and the Sabeti Lab at The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. The platform integrates an academic unit covering relevant science and humanities subjects with a culminating “outbreak simulation” experiential learning activity.

Jun 01, 2021

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“The Oregon Trail” Game with More Accurate Representation of Native Americans

A generation of children grew up playing settlers heading west on the Oregon Trail. They remember it mostly for the moment their party died of dysentery. Now, a new spin on the wagon train game focuses on more accurately representing Native Americans and includes new storylines and playable Native American characters.

May 17, 2021

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Time Travel Through the Ancient World of the Maya

TimeTours: Uxmal takes students on a virtual trip to the golden age of the Maya, using modern 3D reconstructions. The virtual trip through time brings the past to life in three spherical panoramas that put students right into several important locations of ancient Uxmal using the built-in compass feature.

May 17, 2021

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Cultural Heritage of Ancient Mesopotamia

Sponsored by the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI) based in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the cdli tablet combines text and images documenting three millennia of human activity that includes the development of trade, mathematics, and astronomy.

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