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    Miriam Clifford holds a Masters in Teaching from City University and a Bachelor in Science from Cornell. She loves research and is passionate about education. She is a foodie and on her time off enjoys cooking and gardening. You can find her @miriamoclifford or Google+.

    Here are my most recent posts:

  • Learning Environment: 20 Things Educators Need to Know about Learning Spaces

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    September 29th, 2012 27 Comments Features

    The 21st century is challenging old notions of learning spaces. The idea that students must be seated at desks working in rows is quickly becoming archaic. Technology and collaborative work environments are changing the design of learning spaces. Experts hope that the emerging paradigm will translate into improved learning spaces and influence future architectural design…. Read More

  • Top 20 uses of Virtual Worlds in Education

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    September 19th, 2012 10 Comments Features

      Editor’s Note: This is part two of Using Virtual Worlds to educate. You can find part 1 here. You probably never thought you could attend a virtual lecture, discussion, exam, or lab in 3D.  In fact, this is already possible.  Virtual worlds have clear advantages over traditional classroom settings. I once had to teach… Read More

  • Using Virtual Worlds To Educate [PART 1]

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    September 11th, 2012 1 Comment Features

    Editor’s Note: This is part one of Using Virtual Worlds to educate. You can find part 2 here. It may sound like Science Fiction, but gone are the days when video games are the only way to experience a virtual reality.  Today, many industries are changing the way they approach training.  The futuristic worlds created by… Read More