Category Archives: eductainment

It’s Time to Regulate Social Media in Schools

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato It is spring time, and once again I am planning a new network security plan for a school. The same issues as always, and the same questions. All questions usually have … Continue reading

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There is More to Learning than TEDTALKS

            I like TED TALKS. I even have the channel loaded on my Roku Box. However, lately I have noticed people think TED TALKS is not just a source for inspirational summaries, but is in … Continue reading

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Check out the now, past and future

I saw this video on Gizmodo and thought Wow! That’s pretty awesome. So I thought I’d drop it here on my blog. The video is made by Kurzegesagt. They make short videos that explain some complex stuff like the history … Continue reading

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That’s a lot of Legos

You can build almost anything with Legos: printers, ATMs and other difficult to explain but really cool stuff. So the good people at Movoto got their thinking caps on and tried to figure out what you could build with all the … Continue reading

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I’m RICH!

Well . . . not by American standards, but according to a website Global Rich List I am very rich. It asks you to input your annual income and then they show you how rich you are compared to the … Continue reading

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Get your physics on!

What would happen if an immovable object would meet an unstoppable force? Well a popular YouTube channel called minutephysics helps us to answer that question. While some of their videos can be a little over my head, this one is … Continue reading

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A video for science class – chicken or egg

Questions like this have been causing people to scratch their cranium and dig deep into their analytical minds for ages. I remember my fourth grade teacher posed this question that led to a debate for the next 3 days and … Continue reading

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SimCity for the classroom- Ohhhh yeah!

SimCity is probably one of the most popular PC games ever created. For those of you who have never played it (your loss by the way) you design and manage a city. You can make it pretty easy by just … Continue reading

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Edutainment … Gamification … Recycling?

So we chatted about educational games in our latest podcast, more specifically DimensionU. I’m working on a longer post about educational games but in the meantime, I found an awesome video that exemplifies gamification. Click on the break and watch … Continue reading

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