'Physical Computing' Connects Computer Science With Hands-On Learning

Posted on January 23rd, 2019 by tutoradmin

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The emerging instructional strategy tries to teach students about computational thinking through the use of physical tools. But there are obstacles to making it work.

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Legends Never Die (ft. Against The Current) [OFFICIAL AUDIO] | Worlds 2017 – League of Legends

Posted on January 23rd, 2019 by tutoradmin

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q46xYqUwZQ&w=640&h=360]

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Shutdown's Impacts Starting to Trickle Down to Schools

Posted on January 23rd, 2019 by tutoradmin

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More than four weeks into the longest-ever federal government shutdown, school district officials in some communities are mobilizing to blunt the impacts on students, families, and their own operations.

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School Named for Strom Thurmond Provokes Strong Feelings of Pride and Prejudice

Posted on January 23rd, 2019 by tutoradmin

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In the South Carolina high school named for the state’s best-known senator and segregationist, a majority of students are African-American.

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How to Use PhotoScissors to Remove the Background from Any Image

Posted on January 22nd, 2019 by tutoradmin

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In yesterday’s Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week I shared directions for using Remove.bg to take the background out of selfies and then use those modified pictures to virtually place yourself in a new setting. At the end of that newsletter update I mentioned PhotoScissors as an alternative to Remove.bg.

PhotoScissors lets you remove the background from any picture, not just selfies. This afternoon I used PhotoScissors to remove the background from a picture of my dog. I then used a picture of the White House’s lawn in a Google Slide and layered the cutout of my dog on top of it. Watch this short video from my YouTube channel for an overview of how to use PhotoScissors.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=283voIOt9J8]

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