Thursday, 2 August 2012

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15 Tips for the New Principal, 5 ways to teach kids to use technology safely, Top 25 Free E-Learning Authoring Tools, 10 Points on How a Homepage Design can Influence the Audience, Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday: Student engagement is critical for success, Making the Most of Connected Educator Month, Film as a Great Motivator, Top 10 TED Talks from Inspiring Teachers, What Will The Ed Tech Revolution Look Like?, 14 Smart Tips for Using iPads in Class| The Committed Sardine
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784 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
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15 Tips for the New Principal
connectedprincipals.com  ❘   Shared by Maggie Mulrine, Tom Whitby and 2 others
This is the season of new beginnings. Administrators search for novel ways to inspire their staffs and balance exciting initiatives and necessary mandates into a vision that will move a faculty. But for many educators, it is their first taste of the...
Maggie Mulrine Tom Whitby Jaime Dubei Gerhard Bless
5 ways to teach kids to use technology safely
washingtonpost.com  ❘   Shared by DeWayne Harrell, Eric Sheninger and 1 other
This was written by Lynette Owens, director of Trend Micro's Internet Safety for Kids and Families division. By Lynette Owens The Internet has always been around as far as our children can tell.  Today, as many as half of all kids up to age 8 use...
DeWayne Harrell Eric Sheninger Melissa Sheninger
Top 25 Free E-Learning Authoring Tools
blogs.2elearning.com  ❘   Shared by LearningForYou, UBC EPLT and 1 other
This post was inspired by Christopher Pappas's list of 11 free e-learning authoring tools on Slideshare (see link below).  I thought it was a great list to share with our readers, but once I got into checking the list, I discovered many other free...
LearningForYou UBC EPLT Doug Peterson
10 Points on How a Homepage Design can Influence the Audience
naldzgraphics.net  ❘   Shared by Mattias Grenhall, Daniel Zeevi and 1 other
A website won't be complete without a homepage . The homepage is very important for it serves as a front cover of the entire site. It depends on how one designs the homepage in order to make it look attractive. It bears the important parts of the...
Mattias Grenhall Daniel Zeevi DASHBURST
Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday: Student engagement is critical for success
kyforward.com  ❘   Shared by Brenda Vatthauer, Cheryl Hunt and 1 other
Summer vacation is coming to a close, and Kentucky students are heading back to school, refreshed and ready to learn new skills and challenge themselves to achieve at higher levels in the 2012-13 school year.   Rigorous curriculum, data-driven...
Brenda Vatthauer Cheryl Hunt Marzano Evaluation
Making the Most of Connected Educator Month
edutopia.org  ❘   Shared by Gordon Fitt, juandoming and 1 other
Connecting educators with online communities to advance their professional learning is the goal of the first Connected Educator Month , a U.S. Department of Education initiative that kicks off today, August 1, and continues through the month. The...
Gordon Fitt juandoming Joan Young
Film as a Great Motivator
edutopia.org  ❘   Shared by Michael Britt, Ohio School Boards and 1 other
The high school social studies class has just gotten seated. The lights go out and a video projector immediately begins showing a scene from the film Boyz n the Hood . In the scene it's late at night and two black teenagers walking along a street,...
Michael Britt Ohio School Boards Mercedes Kamijo
Top 10 TED Talks from Inspiring Teachers
educatorstechnology.com  ❘   Shared by isteconnects, Lyn Hilt and 1 other
isteconnects Lyn Hilt Lisa Belfield
What Will The Ed Tech Revolution Look Like?
fastcoexist.com  ❘   Shared by Karen L. Mahon Ed.D. and Ian Guest
Image: Markovka/Shutterstock
Karen L. Mahon Ed.D. Ian Guest
14 Smart Tips for Using iPads in Class| The Committed Sardine
fluency21.com  ❘   Shared by Tony Baldasaro and Patrick Larkin
July 2, 2012 | 9:50 AM | By MindShift By Matt Levinson For schools that are about to deploy the iPad as their main mobile learning device, there's wisdom to be learned from others who've gone down that road. At Marin Country Day School in Corte...
Tony Baldasaro Patrick Larkin
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Technology and Its Impact on Employees During Nonworking Hours
weknownext.com  ❘  Shared by Matt Monge, Friend of Ricardo Lucas
9 Great Web 2.0 Tools For Beginners
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Today's picture pick from our editor
Members of the Free Syrian Army hold a machine gun as they pose for a snapshot. It was revealed on Wednesday that President Obama approved an order earlier this year permitting the CIA and other U.S. agencies to provide support that could help the F.S.A. oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Credit: Narciso Contreras/Polaris/Newscom
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