Thursday, 30 August 2012

Jure KLEPIC, Phil Komarny and others share top stories

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After a Year Teaching High School, Tony Danza Says We Owe Educators an Apology, 60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category, Raising A Math Genius, Radio Edutalk, How the Arts Unlock the Door to Learning, dakinane limited, The Real Reason I Dropped Out of a PhD Program, Teachers Ultimate Digital Kit 30+ Great Educational Technology Guides, Why Twitter Will Live And Facebook Will Die, Samsung Pays Apple $1 Billion Sending 30 Trucks Full of 5 Cents Coins, What Killed the Linux Desktop, What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day, Paul Ryan Slams Obama For Not Saving Auto Plant That Closed Under Bush, Brave Woman Enters Restaurant Without First Looking It Up Online, The Cooper Journal: The best interface is no interface
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446 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
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After a Year Teaching High School, Tony Danza Says We Owe Educators an Apology
good.is  ❘   Shared by Desmos.com, Gail LeGrand and 1 other
Don't be surprised if the nation's teachers start a fan club for actor Tony Danza. Unlike the countless policy makers and talking heads who offer up suggestions for improving education without ever teaching a day in their lives, during the 2009-2010...
Desmos.com Gail LeGrand Mario Addesa
60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category
teachthought.com  ❘   Shared by Meg Ormiston, Leslie Esneault and 1 other
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...
Meg Ormiston Leslie Esneault Chad Avery
Raising A Math Genius
online.wsj.com  ❘   Shared by Scorebusters and Darin Jolly, Ed.D.
Parents who hate math often fear raising kids who will feel the same. Tammy Jolley is one of them??a horrible math-phobic,? she says. After struggling through algebra and statistics in high school and college, helping her 9-year-old son Jake with...
Scorebusters Darin Jolly, Ed.D.
Radio Edutalk
edutalk.cc  ❘   Shared by john johnston and David Walker
Radio Edutalk is a new education radio station brought to you by Scottish teachers,  John Johnston and  David Noble . The station broadcasts online at  http://edutalk.cc/pages/radio-edutalk  . Presently, the station streams audio recorded for...
john johnston David Walker
How the Arts Unlock the Door to Learning
edutopia.org  ❘   Shared by Daniel Pink and Bill Carozza
Student achievement was down. Teachers were demoralized. Until a bold strategy -- integrating the arts into curricula -- helped students embrace their learning and retain their knowledge. Today the faculty, staff, and students of Maryland's Bates...
Daniel Pink Bill Carozza
dakinane limited
dakinane.com  ❘   Shared by e-learning tutorials and dakinane
dakinane limited e-mail: david@dakinane.com phone: +64 (09) 889 2375 mobile: +64 9 211005087 blog: dakinane.com/blog Skype: dakinane Click on the above icon to call me at my computer. If I am not logged into Skype, your call will be...
e-learning tutorials dakinane
The Real Reason I Dropped Out of a PhD Program
hackeducation.com  ❘   Shared by Kyle Pace and Lee Skallerup
Kyle Pace Lee Skallerup
Teachers Ultimate Digital Kit 30+ Great Educational Technology Guides
educatorstechnology.com  ❘   Shared by Mercedes Kamijo and LearningForYou
Mercedes Kamijo LearningForYou
Why Twitter Will Live And Facebook Will Die
forbes.com  ❘   Shared by Phil Komarny and LearningForYou
(Image credit: Getty Images North America via @daylife) As is the often the case, the words of Bruce Springsteen ring apropos: Well now everything dies baby that's a fact/But maybe everything that dies someday comes back To make Facebook (FB) attractive, the company must put its makeup on and fix its hair up pretty. Twitter doesn't have [...]
Phil Komarny LearningForYou
Samsung Pays Apple $1 Billion Sending 30 Trucks Full of 5 Cents Coins
en.paperblog.com  ❘   Shared by Jure KLEPIC
This morning more than 30 trucks filled up with coins of 5 cents arrived at Apple 's headquarters in California. Initially,  the security company that protects the facility said it was diverted to the wrong place, but minutes later, Tim Cook (Apple...
Jure KLEPIC
What Killed the Linux Desktop
tirania.org  ❘   Shared by Klint Finley
True story. The hard disk that hosted my /home directory on my Linux machine failed so I had to replace it with a new one. Since this machine lives under my desk, I had to unplug all the cables, get it out, swap the hard drives and plug everything...
Klint Finley
What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day
fastcompany.com  ❘   Shared by KenFlott CLT
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Paul Ryan Slams Obama For Not Saving Auto Plant That Closed Under Bush
2012.talkingpointsmemo.com  ❘   Shared by Chanders
Benjy Sarlin August 17, 2012, 11:45 AM Paul Ryan slammed President Obama on Thursday for failing to rescue an auto factory in his Wisconsin district — one that closed in 2008, under President George W. Bush. The latest attack highlights the...
Chanders
Brave Woman Enters Restaurant Without First Looking It Up Online
theonion.com  ❘   Shared by Meenoo Rami
Brave Woman Enters Restaurant Without First Looking It Up Online August 29, 2012 | ISSUE 48•35 | More News in Brief COLUMBUS, OH—Unequipped with a smartphone or any other way to access a consensus opinion on the restaurant's food and service, local...
Meenoo Rami
The Cooper Journal: The best interface is no interface
cooper.com  ❘   Shared by Tim O'Reilly
"Atmadm." Getting our work done was an alphabet soup nightmare. "chkntfs." "dir." (Source: vintagecomputer.net ) Then, in 1984, Apple adopted Xerox PARC's WIMP — window, icon, menu, pointer — and took us a galactic leap forward away from those...
Tim O'Reilly
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Members of Belgium's delegation parade during the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images/Newscom
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