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The MagPi: Educator's Edition

The MagPi Educator’s Edition is an issue for teachers and educators interested in Raspberry Pi and computer science.

Scientific Thinking
Scientific Thinking Sented by Daniel

This guide is designed for students and faculty. It consists of the essence of scientific thinking concepts and tools. For faculty it provides a shared concept of scientific thinking. For students it is a scientific thinking supplement to any textbook for any science course. Faculty can use it to design science instruction, assignments, and tests. Students can use it to improve their perspective in any domain of science.

Urban Screens Reader
Urban Screens Reader Sented by Emma

On September 23, 2005, about 200 people crammed into the 11th floor of the POSTCS building in Amsterdam for the opening of the first Urban Screens conference. One of the most noticeable aspects of the event, organised by the Institute of Network Cultures in conjunction with Mirjam Struppek, Gerrit Rietveld Academy and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, was the range of different interest groups it attracted.

Introduction to Open Access
Introduction to Open Access Sented by Daniel

Progress of every profession, academic discipline and society at large rides on the back of research and development. Research generates new information and knowledge. It is a standardized process of identifying problem, collecting data or evidence, tabulating data and its analysis, drawing inference and establishing new facts in the form of information. Information has its life cycle: conception, generation, communication, evaluation and validation, use, impact and lastly a fuel for new ideas.

Interoperability and Retrieval

Retrieving information is the prime concern of any information storage and retrieval system. .All the activities of information storage and retrieval systems and the components within it are organized and developed keeping in view the envisaged retrieval features of the system -- whether it is traditional resources or web enabled information resources.

Dangerous Ideas: Women’s Liberation — Women’s Studies — Around the World

Dangerous Ideas explores sex and love, politics and performance, joy and anguish in a collection of essays focussed on the history and politics of the Women’s Liberation Movement and one of its offshoots, Women’s Studies, in Australia and around the world. These are serious matters: they are about tectonic changes in people’s lives and ideas in the late twentieth century, too little remembered or understood any longer. ‘Feminism’, this book suggests, ‘is always multiple and various, fluid and changing, defying efforts at definition, characterisation, periodisation’.

Hello World #1
Hello World #1 Sented by Sarah Gerdes

In our very first issue we look at Seymour Papert’s legacy to see what we can learn from the pioneer of programming in schools and father of the maker movement. We also share 20 pages of ideas to help inspire you and your students, and much more…

Hello World #2
Hello World #2 Sented by Rebecca

In issue 2 of Hello World magazine we talk to Mitch Resnick about ten years of Scratch, the visual programming tool that revolutionised learning for an entire generation. We also offer practical advice and inspiration for education beyond the classroom, and much more…

Hello World #3
Hello World #3 Sented by Rebecca

In issue 3 of of Hello World magazine our international panel of experts discusses innovative approaches and technologies for assessing programming skills. Elsewhere we offer essential tips to help independent learners, and much more…

Resource Optimization
Resource Optimization Sented by Steve Bark

The concept of open access got momentum since 2000 due to growth in number of scholarly communication, particularly journals, increase in the cost of journals , shrinking budget of libraries and other problems on one hand and the need to access scholarly communications particularly the research out put of public funded research on the other. The access to scholarly communications particularly the journals has been of much concern for a long time.

Words Of Wisdom Quotes
Words Of Wisdom Quotes Sented by Daniel

Let us act on what we have since we have not what we wish. John Henry Newman Many of us talk about what we are doing rather than do what we're talking about. Jonathon Lazear

A Journey to the 21st Century Education

Information Technologies are transforming education, shaping new ways to work in the classroom, new ways of searching information and collaborative learning, which demand new skills.

Computing our Future
Computing our Future Sented by Daniel

Coding is becoming increasingly a key competence which will have to be acquired by all young students and increasingly by workers in a wide range of industries and professions.

My First Recession: Critical Internet Culture in Transition

My First Recession starts when the party is over. This study maps the transition of critical Internet culture from the mid-to-late 1990s Internet craze to the dotcom crash, the subsequent meltdown of global financial markets, and 9/11.

Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity

Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity attempts to make the study of literature more than simply another school subject that students have to take. At a time when all subjects seem to be valued only for their testability, this book tries to show the value of reading and studying literature, even earlier literature. It shows students, some of whom will themselves become teachers, that literature actually has something to say to them.

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