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Hello everyone.  Please note that most of the “Scoops” you read are not my creations.  These are articles that I have found surfing the Web.  I post them because I believe they may be helpful. 

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Taking Notes: Is The Pen Still Mightier Than the Keyboard?

Posted by on Aug 20th, 2015 in Scoops | 0 comments

Longhand note-takng results in a better conceptual understanding of the material and is easier to recall later.

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How Coding Camps for Girls of Color Hope to Impact the Tech Industry

Posted by on Aug 20th, 2015 in Scoops | 0 comments

The group Black Girls CODE holds summer boot camps that teach basics of app design and development. The nonprofit aims to inspire more girls to reach for a career in high-tech.

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Homework Battles: When Parent Help Negatively Affects Students

Posted by on Aug 20th, 2015 in Scoops | 0 comments

A study finds that a parent’s anxiety over math transfers to their kids if the parent spends a lot of time helping the kids with their homework.

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How Games Can Be Used To Teach College-Level Chinese Courses

Posted by on May 11th, 2015 in Scoops | 0 comments

Colleges are looking to engage their students too by applying game design and creating alternate realities for learning.

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How Memory, Focus and Good Teaching Can Work Together to Help Kids Learn

Posted by on May 11th, 2015 in Scoops | 0 comments

Technology enables students with nearly infinite information. But kids need help in learning how to learn in order to be creative and knowledgable.

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