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18+ Videos Suggested for Back to School Faculty Meetings and other educationalaudiences, Top 10 Clever Uses for Dropbox, Why Educators Should Spend 15 Minutes a Day on Social Media, A-level grade inflation to end with results this week, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Easy Guide to The Most Important Web Tools in Education, 10 Stunning School Research Projects Being Done Right Now, $400 Million Race to Top Contest for Districts Starts Now, Trust the politicians to try to grab a share of Olympic glory, Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Video Projects to Try With Your Students, Who Else Is Rolling Over in His Grave?
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18+ Videos Suggested for Back to School Faculty Meetings and other educational audiences
21k12blog.net  ❘   Shared by Lisa Stevenson, Matt Gomez and 6 others
August 11, 2012 18+ Videos Suggested for Back to School Faculty Meetings and other educational audiences Posted by Jonathan Martin under Uncategorized Leave a Comment   This post could be almost infinite: there is most certainly an extraordinary...
Lisa Stevenson Matt Gomez Shira Leibowitz Ph.D Scott McLeod Michael Schultz Brandon Mowinkel George Couros Neil
Top 10 Clever Uses for Dropbox
lifehacker.com  ❘   Shared by LearningForYou, Richard Prowse and 4 others
Dropbox is an awesome service. You can back your files up to the cloud, sync them between computers, and share them with your friends. That's not all it can do, though. Here are our top 10 favorite clever uses for our favorite file syncing program....
LearningForYou Richard Prowse gagnon Shannon Smith Cari Teske Tami Brass
Why Educators Should Spend 15 Minutes a Day on Social Media
convergemag.com  ❘   Shared by Peggy, Tom Whitby and 2 others
Busy schedules are one reason why educators don't collaborate and connect through social networking platforms. But a lack of time isn't the main issue. It's priorities. And because this month is Connected Educators' month , this is a good time to...
Peggy Tom Whitby Miguel Angel Perez A Tami Brass
A-level grade inflation to end with results this week
telegraph.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Brad Ovenell-Carter, James Theobald and 1 other
A-level results going back over the last two year, and their corresponding GCSE results, will also be taken in to account. Exam boards are also able to employ other statistics, such as results in similar subjects, for instance, French, German and...
Brad Ovenell-Carter James Theobald GiftedPhoenix
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Easy Guide to The Most Important Web Tools in Education
educatorstechnology.com  ❘   Shared by Peter Skillen, Carlos Fernandez and 1 other
Peter Skillen Carlos Fernandez Arjana Blazic
10 Stunning School Research Projects Being Done Right Now
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Derek James Richards, Rae Fearing and 1 other
"Geckskin," University of Massachusetts Amherst : Scientists' longstanding amazement at the ability of the gecko to hold itself up on a wall with ease has led to an amazing product developed by a UMass Amherst biologist and fellow researchers. Called...
Derek James Richards Rae Fearing Carlene Oleksyn
$400 Million Race to Top Contest for Districts Starts Now
blogs.edweek.org  ❘   Shared by Scorebusters, Urbanlad and 1 other
The U.S. Department of Education today is kicking off the $400 million Race to the Top competition for districts after making big changes to the contest rules to assuage school board members and prod more large districts to apply. Federal officials...
Scorebusters Urbanlad Education Week
Trust the politicians to try to grab a share of Olympic glory
dailymail.co.uk  ❘   Shared by David Whitaker and GiftedPhoenix
The page you have requested does not exist or is no longer available. If you have typed the URL in by hand, please make sure you have entered it correctly, with no capital letters of spaces. Alternatively, if you have clicked on a link on Mail...
David Whitaker GiftedPhoenix
Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Video Projects to Try With Your Students
freetech4teachers.com  ❘   Shared by Arjana Blazic and José Picardo
Arjana Blazic José Picardo
Who Else Is Rolling Over in His Grave?
dianeravitch.net  ❘   Shared by Kris Nielsen and Patrick Larkin
A reader, noting the plan to privatize 40% of the schools in Philadelphia , had this to say: WILLIAM PENN is rolling over in his grave, I'm sure . It occurred to me that : John Dewey must be rolling over in his grave as he sees our national...
Kris Nielsen Patrick Larkin
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