Thursday, 9 August 2012

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Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators, Facing Turbulence withConfidence, Etons boys empowered by Olympics rowing success, Google's Driverless Car Is Now Safer Than the Average Driver, Kodak Patents May Deal Mobile Sector Advantage, DHS Crushed This Analyst for Warning About Far-Right Terror | Danger Room, Samsung Calls BS On Apple's Charges Of Copying - CONAN on TBS, Fighting rages in Syria's Aleppo, 10 stupid blogging mistakes I've made, David Cameron defends move to scrap compulsory targets for school sport
Your Top Stories
167 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
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Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators
edutopia.org  ❘   Shared by Grid Jumper, Doug Peterson and 2 others
This month, the U.S. Department of Education kicked off Connected Educator Month , with engaging keynotes, panel discussions, book chats, and more. During this month, educators in the U.S. and globally will have opportunities to connect themselves...
Grid Jumper Doug Peterson Erin Klein olekroll
Facing Turbulence with Confidence
leadershipfreak.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Deb Mills-Scofield and Lolly Daskal
You may wish seas were smooth but leaders live in turbulence. The world is filled with "make believe leaders" who want the helm without the responsibility. They want you to set the course, trim the sails, solve the problems, give them the helm, and...
Deb Mills-Scofield Lolly Daskal
Eton's boys 'empowered' by Olympics rowing success
thedailymash.co.uk  ❘   Shared by The tes and alan mills
Forced to survive on charitable handouts, Eton College has long sheltered some of the UK's most alienated, parentally neglected and disaffected young males. But role models such as Alex Gregory, who took gold in the coxless fours, have given hope to...
The tes alan mills
Google's Driverless Car Is Now Safer Than the Average Driver
mashable.com  ❘   Shared by mrrobbo
Google announced its self-driving cars have completed 300,000 miles of test-drives without accident. That's better than the average human.
mrrobbo
Kodak Patents May Deal Mobile Sector Advantage
readwriteweb.com  ❘   Shared by Brian Tomkins
The vultures are circling around Kodak's bankruptcy proceedings, ready to pick clean the best of the company's reportedly substantial patent portfolio. With Google and Apple leading the flock, and accused patent trolls like Intellectual Ventures...
Brian Tomkins
DHS Crushed This Analyst for Warning About Far-Right Terror | Danger Room
wired.com  ❘   Shared by James Schirmer
Back in 2009, Daryl Johnson was an analyst at the Department of Homeland Security focusing on far-right extremist groups. But when a report he wrote about their danger sparked criticism from conservative pundits, DHS shunted Johnson aside and gutted his office. Now, with at least six dead at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, Johnson is once again calling on the government to recognize that domestic terrorism isn't just about jihad.
James Schirmer
Samsung Calls BS On Apple's Charges Of Copying - CONAN on TBS
youtube.com  ❘   Shared by Adam Bellow
Adam Bellow
Fighting rages in Syria's Aleppo
bbc.co.uk  ❘   Shared by BBC News (UK)
Heavy shelling and clashes between government forces and rebels have been reported in and around Syria's biggest city, Aleppo. Government tanks have pushed into the strategically important district of Salah al-Din, meeting heavy resistance from...
BBC News (UK)
10 stupid blogging mistakes I've made
portent.com  ❘   Shared by ICTADAM
During my mediocre bike racing career, a lot of my teammates raced wearing two pairs of shorts. I didn't. Then I crashed, ripped out the entire right cheek of my lycra tuchus-cover, and had to finish the race with a gentle breeze wafting across my...
ICTADAM
David Cameron defends move to scrap compulsory targets for school sport
guardian.co.uk  ❘   Shared by GuardianTeach
The prime minister says he wants to promote competitive sport instead of targets that can become a 'box-ticking exercise'
GuardianTeach
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Responding to the Gates Foundation: How do we Consider Evidence of Learning in Teacher Evaluations?
blogs.edweek.org  ❘  Shared by Ed Week Teacher, Friend of Shamblesguru
Massachusetts Tutors: Teachers are the Best!
mytowntutors.com  ❘  Shared by Mark @ MyTownTutors, Friend of Children's Progress
Aguirre duplica el precio del máster público y lo iguala al de las privadas
publico.es  ❘  Shared by Linda Castañeda, Friend of Paulo Simões
Daily Photo
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Great Britain's Jessica Ennis soars in the Olympic women's heptathlon long jump qualifications. Credit: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images/Newscom
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