Friday, 24 August 2012

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Social in Media in Education! Its Time Has Come : Teacher Reboot Camp, Dropbox: A Multi-Tool for Educators, 10 simple ideas for transforming your teaching this school year, Everything You've Heard About Failing Schools Is Wrong, DEG Consulting: How to get more done quicker using your voice in Evernote, StudentStandardization, Student Standardization, Michael Gove's 25-year-old ex-adviser given 500,000 free schools grant, 50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom, 10 Free Web-based Alternatives to Photoshop, The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators, 500k resources landing page, Free Technology for Teachers: Using SoundCloud in a Language Course, Gove denies interference in GCSEs, Bad ResultsDay
Your Top Stories
666 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
Here's the best 15 of the bunch
Social in Media in Education! It’s Time Has Come : Teacher Reboot Camp
shellyterrell.com  ❘   Shared by olekroll, LearningForYou and 4 others
3rd post in a new series:  PLN Tips 4 Teachers I read this heartbreaking post from kindergarten teacher, Matt Gomez, today, The End of Facebook in My Class , and I was saddened that yet another battle has been lost between a teacher trying to help...
olekroll LearningForYou Nour Alkhalidy ㋡ Kelly Dumont Tom Whitby Jon Smith
Dropbox: A Multi-Tool for Educators
blogs.kqed.org  ❘   Shared by Tom Whitby, John Robinson and 1 other
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Tom Whitby John Robinson Tina Barseghian
10 simple ideas for transforming your teaching this school year
smartblogs.com  ❘   Shared by Don Goble, ◆♔YOLANDA※EGEA♔◆ and 1 other
Many of us will face new learners as another semester of classes begin. For some of us, this can be a frightening and stressful experience. It should be. We have an enormous responsibility as educators to inspire our students to be continuous...
Don Goble ◆♔YOLANDA※EGEA♔◆ Jenn Scheffer
Everything You've Heard About Failing Schools Is Wrong
motherjones.com  ❘   Shared by kevintame, Andrew Campbell and 1 other
The woman was right, statistically speaking, and Maria's middle-school experience all but ensured she'd join the 52 percent of foreign-born Latinos who drop out of high school. She graduated from eighth grade without learning to speak English. She...
kevintame Andrew Campbell Kris Nielsen
DEG Consulting: How to get more done quicker using your voice in Evernote
dangoldesq.com  ❘   Shared by Derek James Richards and Vicki Davis
Derek James Richards Vicki Davis
Student Standardization
tomwhitby.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Kali Root and Tom Whitby
As I was driving recently, I heard a commercial on the radio that really grabbed my attention. It was from a real estate organization that was talking about the advantages of owning a home. What grabbed my attention was a statement claiming that...
Kali Root Tom Whitby
Student Standardization
networkedblogs.com  ❘   Shared by Patrick Larkin and Tom Whitby
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Patrick Larkin Tom Whitby
Michael Gove's 25-year-old ex-adviser given £500,000 free schools grant
guardian.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Geoff Barton and Michael H Britland
Pro-free schools lobby group won project work – which was not advertised – to offer impartial advice on the proposals
Geoff Barton Michael H Britland
50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Nour Alkhalidy ㋡ and Shelly S Terrell
We cover many of these apps (and why you should know about them) in our latest issue of the Edudemic Magazine . It's all about the technology needed for when you head back to school. Check it out here! The following is a cross-post from our content...
Nour Alkhalidy ㋡ Shelly S Terrell
10 Free Web-based Alternatives to Photoshop
lifeclever.com  ❘   Shared by Gareth Ritter and briankotts
I'm fed up with Photoshop and its one billion rarely-used features. How about a simple photo-editor that's quick, easy, and doesn't cost a thousand dollars. Fortunately, there're tons of web-based photos editors popping up. Most are crap, but some...
Gareth Ritter briankotts
The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by ◆♔YOLANDA※EGEA♔◆ and Edudemic
The following is a cross-post from our content partners at Accredited Online Colleges : Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning. Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering inspiration,...
◆♔YOLANDA※EGEA♔◆ Edudemic
500k resources – landing page
tes.co.uk  ❘   Shared by tes Primary and Vicki Davis
There are now over 500,000 resources on TES. Thank you to all our members for sharing their resources and helping us to build the world's largest collection of free teaching resources. Vote for your favourite resource of all time To celebrate this...
tes Primary Vicki Davis
Free Technology for Teachers: Using SoundCloud in a Language Course
freetech4teachers.com  ❘   Shared by Elisabeth Howell and Richard Byrne
Elisabeth Howell Richard Byrne
Gove denies interference in GCSEs
bbc.co.uk  ❘   Shared by A Teacher and Andy Mitchell
Education Secretary Michael Gove denied political interference in this year's GCSE results, as A*-C grades fell for the first time in the exam's history. Mr Gove insisted exam boards made their own decisions about where to set grade boundaries, amid...
A Teacher Andy Mitchell
Bad Results Day
whenisitdueinsir.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Tony Parkin and The tes
This is a very self centred post. Please excuse this.   This morning I went online to check the results my students had earned, only to find out that this year is without doubt the worst set of grades I have been connected with. I have never had to...
Tony Parkin The tes
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