Thursday, 12 July 2012

Liz Dorland=Chimera, Edudemic and others share top stories Daily Briefing
Blaming students and technology instead of us, The Wejr Board Power of a Positive Digital Footprint A Personal Story, Learning with 'e's: We're better connected, Why Social Networks Matter (Resources), What if You Flipped Your Faculty Meetings?
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Blaming students and technology instead of us  ❘   Shared by Edudemic, debsnet and 3 others
July 10, 2012 Here's a comment that was just left over at BigThink on an old post of mine: I am a senior English teacher. Here is my problem with using technology in the classroom: I walked into an AP class this past year and stood in the back...
Edudemic debsnet James Michie Scott McLeod Rachel Small
The Wejr Board » Power of a Positive Digital Footprint – A Personal Story  ❘   Shared by Tom Whitby, Neil and 1 other
I am one that is constantly sharing with others the importance of a positive digital footprint.  This became so important to me yesterday as my Facebook account was hacked and someone acted as me and tried to get my friends to click on very...
Tom Whitby Neil Pernille Ripp
Learning with 'e's: We're better connected  ❘   Shared by Steve Wheeler, James Michie and 1 other
Steve Wheeler James Michie Catherine Cronin
Why Social Networks Matter (Resources)  ❘   Shared by Liz Dorland=Chimera, Tony Baldasaro and 1 other
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Liz Dorland=Chimera Tony Baldasaro  Alec Couros
What if You Flipped Your Faculty Meetings?  ❘   Shared by Cristy Vogel, Don Goble and 1 other
Dear Principals, I've got a professional challenge for you : I want you to flip every faculty meeting during the 2012-2013 school year. Doing so would be a breeze, I bet.  You could: (1). Use YouTube's video recorder and your laptop's webcam to...
Cristy Vogel Don Goble Eric Sheninger
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The left's gone left but the right's gone nuts: Asymmetrical polarization in action  ❘  Shared by Scott Rosenberg, Friend of Steven Johnson
SEO and Social Signals  ❘  Shared by Shaan Haider, Friend of Jose H. Flores
Floppy the Monster is Nearly Lost Forever  ❘  Shared by Charlie Traverse, Friend of Ricardo Lucas
Morning Report
Today's headlines from our Editor
Taliban Kill Nine Police Cadets In Pakistan
Taliban gunmen raided a house in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore early on Thursday morning, killing nine police cadets. It was the second attack against Pakistani security forces in four days. Many of the victims hailed from the northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province near the border with Afghanistan, and a Taliban spokesman claimed that police from that region had been targeted for mistreating Taliban detainees.
Romney Booed During NAACP Address
Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivered a slightly tweaked stump speech to the annual NAACP convention in Houston on Wednesday and was rewarded with sustained boos from the unfriendly audience at several points in his speech. "He keeps talking about 'Obama-this, Obama-that.' We know who Obama is. Tell me what you're going to do," said Jan Johnson, an NAACP member attending the convention.
Jackson Being Treated For 'Mood Disorder'
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) is undergoing "intensive medical treatment" at an inpatient facility for a mood disorder, his office said in a statement on Wednesday night. The congressman hasn't been seen in public since June 10th. Jackson's office denied an NBC report that he was being treated for alcohol or substance abuse and insisted that the congressman was "responding positively to treatment and is expected to make a full recovery."
Photo of the Day: Still water in the Cueva de los Verdes in the Canary Islands creates a perfect reflection. Credit: Luc Viatour/Wikimedia Commons
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