Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Kris Nielsen, Danielle Hartman and others share top stories

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12 Most Good Things About GoodReads, Free Technology for Teachers: Give Students Flexibility Like Southwest Airlines Does, Tablets Trump Laptops in High School Classrooms, 21st Century Icebreakers: 10 Ways To Get To Know Your Students withTechnology, Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: So...You Wanna Make Your Own Books and Texbooks, Does Helping Others Hurt Your Creativity? The Cost of Interruption, 9 Excellent New Web Tools to Try, What do you want to talk about during this week's (8/7) #edchat?, New World Notes: Checking Out Martian Rovers at JPL's Official Island in SL, Digitally Immersed in the Challenges of Learning : Teacher Reboot Camp
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12 Most Good Things About GoodReads
12most.com  ❘   Shared by Risang Baskara, Lisa Dabbs and 1 other
Posted by Peg Fitzpatrick on Aug 6, 2012 in Blog , Creativity & Innovation , Digital & Online , Hobbies , Literature , Media , Social Media & Blogging , Technology | Are you on GoodReads?   What Is GoodReads?  From their website: "Goodreads is...
Risang Baskara Lisa Dabbs Angela Maiers
Free Technology for Teachers: Give Students Flexibility Like Southwest Airlines Does
freetech4teachers.com  ❘   Shared by Larry Ferlazzo, Colleen Pavlovec and 1 other
Larry Ferlazzo Colleen Pavlovec Richard Byrne
Tablets Trump Laptops in High School Classrooms
usnews.com  ❘   Shared by Joe Jacquot and Mari Yamauchi
During its quarterly earnings call on July 24, Apple announced that it sold 500,000 MacBook laptops to schools during the previous quarter—an all-time high for the tech company. It also announced that it had sold 1 million iPads to high schools and...
Joe Jacquot Mari Yamauchi
21st Century Icebreakers: 10 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology
teachbytes.com  ❘   Shared by Kris Nielsen and Colleen Pavlovec
On Monday I will begin my new job. As I've mentioned before, I will be working as a Technology Resource Specialist as well as teaching a couple of classes. As always, I am nervous and excited for the first day of school, and eager to meet a new group...
Kris Nielsen Colleen Pavlovec
Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: So...You Wanna Make Your Own Books and Texbooks
blog.web20classroom.org  ❘   Shared by Derek James Richards and Steven W. Anderson
Derek James Richards Steven W. Anderson
Does Helping Others Hurt Your Creativity? The Cost of Interruption
99u.com  ❘   Shared by Marisa Peacock and Summer Howarth
Philipp Käser of the University of Zurich, with colleagues Urs Fischbacher and Cornelius König, recruited 168 undergrads and formed them into 84 pairs of help-givers and help-seekers. Each partner in a pair watched one of two 20-minute movies, and...
Marisa Peacock Summer Howarth
9 Excellent New Web Tools to Try
educatorstechnology.com  ❘   Shared by Danielle Hartman and isteconnects
Danielle Hartman isteconnects
What do you want to talk about during this week's (8/7) #edchat?
twtpoll.com  ❘   Shared by Scott Newcomb and Tom Whitby
What do you want to talk about during this week's (8/7) # edchat ?
Scott Newcomb Tom Whitby
New World Notes: Checking Out Martian Rovers at JPL's Official Island in SL
nwn.blogs.com  ❘   Shared by MissionV and Maria Korolov
Click here to visit Explorer Island in Second Life which is the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's official site in SL, where there's a large installation for JPL's Martian efforts, including this pictured probe which resembles the Curiosity rover that just...
MissionV Maria Korolov
Digitally Immersed in the Challenges of Learning : Teacher Reboot Camp
teacherbootcamp.edublogs.org  ❘   Shared by Aniya and Todd A. Hoffman
"Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." ~ Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne The type of learning I love is challenging, immersive, self-discovering,...
Aniya Todd A. Hoffman
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Daily Photo
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Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva competes in the Olympic women's pole vault final on Monday. Credit: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images/Newscom
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