Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Daniel Zeevi, ukedchat and others share top stories

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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category, 50 Best Twitter Feeds to Follow Educational Gaming, Are Schools Prepared to Let Students BYOD?, 6 Ways Principals Can Connect With Students, 50 Smartphone Apps Every Teacher Should Know About, In Praise ofPower, 12 Tips for Getting Ready for the School Year, The 4 Big Reasons You Should Try Mobile Learning, Online University For All Balances Big Goals, Expensive Realities : NPR, Student shot at Md. high school; suspect held, Poll, How to Learn in Your Sleep: Scientific American, Best Practice Web Accessibility and Mobile Webinars in September Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments, It's Time to Re-Think the U.S. Education System, Roundup Post: What Makes a Teacher Leader?
Your Top Stories
1,076 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
Here's the best 15 of the bunch
60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category
teachthought.com  ❘   Shared by ELP, Amy Brooke Antonio and 4 others
08/26/2012, Terry Heick , Leave a comment Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting ways to communicate in one...
ELP Amy Brooke Antonio Learning Objects Inc Derek James Richards Sean Crevier Jone Tiffany
50 Best Twitter Feeds to Follow Educational Gaming
onlineuniversities.com  ❘   Shared by Daniel Zeevi, Mario Addesa and 3 others
Aug 26, 2012 by Staff Writers It always seems like the media and parent groups want to rush after video games in a flurry of pitchforks and torches for the allegedly horrendous influence they hold over the youth of today. Debate is great, of...
Daniel Zeevi Mario Addesa John Sparks Game to Change GameToLearn
Are Schools Prepared to Let Students BYOD?
blogs.edweek.org  ❘   Shared by Edudemic, Jeremiah Cantu and 1 other
"Districts wading into the "bring-your-own-technology," or BYOT, waters are wrangling with which issues should be tackled through districtwide policy, and which should fall under school-level procedural codes. In the process, they're trying to leave...
Edudemic Jeremiah Cantu Deanpawlik
6 Ways Principals Can Connect With Students
georgecouros.ca  ❘   Shared by Jennifer Brokofsky, Mary Lohr and 1 other
Talk as little as possible. –  This was probably one of the best pieces of advice that I had ever received going into administration. Carolyn Cameron had told me to never  tell a kid why they were in your office, but to ask the following question:...
Jennifer Brokofsky Mary Lohr Learning Partnership
50 Smartphone Apps Every Teacher Should Know About
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Adi Madden, Matt Suttles and 1 other
We cover many of these apps (and why you should know about them) in our latest issue of the Edudemic Magazine . It's all about the technology needed for when you head back to school. Check it out here! The following is a cross-post from our content...
Adi Madden Matt Suttles Steve Borer
In Praise of Power
leadershipfreak.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Deb Mills-Scofield and Lolly Daskal
Saying, "I'm the boss," indicates you've lost influence and resorted to intimidation. Coercive power offends. But, power isn't a dirty word, with it you get things done. Without power, nothing gets done. Power is the ability to change things. Power...
Deb Mills-Scofield Lolly Daskal
12 Tips for Getting Ready for the School Year
blog.simplek12.com  ❘   Shared by GameToLearn and Game to Change
Clean Your House, Freeze Some Meals, and Organize Your Wardrobe: One of the best tips I ever read (sorry I can't remember who to credit) was to clean your house thoroughly from top to bottom before school starts. I know, I know. You have hundreds of...
GameToLearn Game to Change
The 4 Big Reasons You Should Try Mobile Learning
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by LearningForYou and A.J. Ripin
The idea of implementing mobile learning into a course or instruction may be daunting for many educators. They may assume that mobile learning (aka m-learning) is too complicated and so decide to stick to the methods they have more experience with....
LearningForYou A.J. Ripin
Online University For All Balances Big Goals, Expensive Realities : NPR
npr.org  ❘   Shared by Alec Couros and Jon Perera
Naylea Omayra Villanueva Sanchez, 22, lives on the edge of the Amazon rain forest in Tarapoto, northern Peru. "Where I live, there's only jungle," Villanueva Sanchez says through an interpreter. "A university education is inaccessible." And that's...
 Alec Couros Jon Perera
Student shot at Md. high school; suspect held
news.yahoo.com  ❘   Shared by Hussainatu Blake and Jaime Vandergrift
A student was shot and critically wounded on the first day of classes at a Baltimore County high school Monday and police said a suspect was quickly taken into custody.
Hussainatu Blake Jaime Vandergrift
Poll
ukedchat.com  ❘   Shared by ukedchat and Drew Thomson
The poll for the next #ukedchat session appears here:
ukedchat Drew Thomson
How to Learn in Your Sleep: Scientific American
scientificamerican.com  ❘   Shared by Tero Toivanen and Sam Fancera
Image: shironosov/iStockphoto Showcasing more than fifty of the most provocative, original, and significant online essays from 2011, The Best Science Writing Online 2012 will change the way... From Nature magazine. It sounds like every...
Tero Toivanen Sam Fancera
Best Practice Web Accessibility and Mobile Webinars in September Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments
globalaccessibilitynews.com  ❘   Shared by Game to Change and GameToLearn
Best Practice Web Accessibility and Mobile Webinars in September Asia-Pacific Aug 27, 2012 SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: With the deadline rapidly approaching for Government organizations in Australia to be WCAG 2.0 Level A compliant; it's pertinent for...
Game to Change GameToLearn
It's Time to Re-Think the U.S. Education System
blogs.hbr.org  ❘   Shared by Justin Schwamm and LearningForYou
Children today, those born after 1995, are seeing a world that looks substantively different to them than the world did to members of Generation Y during their formative years. In an earlier post , I discussed how the global financial crisis and...
Justin Schwamm LearningForYou
Roundup Post: What Makes a Teacher Leader?
blogs.edweek.org  ❘   Shared by Shira Leibowitz Ph.D and Katrina Stevens
By guest blogger Leanne Link, communications assistant at the Center for Teaching Quality As this month's Roundtable participants pointed out, teacher leaders are everywhere. Many lead in nontraditional or unrecognized ways, as Jane Fung and...
Shira Leibowitz Ph.D Katrina Stevens
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Today's picture pick from our editor
Great Britain's Andy Murray serves during his first round match at the U.S. Open on Monday. Credit: Jason Cairnduff/ZUMA Press/Newscom
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