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Teaching Programming with Creative Hacking
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It’s another improbably sunny day in Helsinki; I’m told by the locals it’s not usually like this, but so far in a country best known for its Winter Wonderland landscapes I’ve been getting a tan. Finns are hospitable people and … Read More

Funzifying Mobile Learning
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“Evangelist” is an overhyped term in tech, yet Chief Evangelist Aape Pohjavirta makes it work.   His enthusiasm is contagious, and after a few minutes chatting about Funzi – the start-up he founded two years ago – I feel like … Read More

Taking a Million Kids on Virtual Reality Field Trips
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Google Expeditions pilot programme announces 1m user milestone at I/O 2016 as drive towards VR intensifies “It all started with a Hackathon,” Jennifer Holland, Google Apps for Education Program Manager tells me. In typical tech fashion, a bunch of Googlers … Read More

Playing Filmmakers with Augmented Reality
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After writing my post about Second Life and about how Virtual Reality could potentially bring learning and play much closer together, I have been thinking of all the forms such playful learning can take. Gone are the days when we … Read More

Ready Player Learn
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  Not to sound too creepy here, but… I want to play a game. See if you can spot which of the quotes below refers to a long-standing commercially available product, which talks about a soon-to-be-launched platform, and which is … Read More