Saturday, 11 August 2012

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The Future Of Textbooks Is Free And Its Now Available, 100+ Video Sites Every Educator Should Bookmark, Preparing Bostons Schools for the September Surge Students & Devices, Rewards of teaching young children to blog, A Principal's Reflections: Voice of the Active Learner, 6 powerful strategies for paradigm-shifting teacher PD, Just theGravy, Google Now-style results arrive on mobile browser searches, 5 Myths About Technology and Parenting, Startups' New Creed: Patent First, Prototype Later
Your Top Stories
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The Future Of Textbooks Is Free … And It’s Now Available
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Derek James Richards, Tim Nielsen and 1 other
The world of digital textbooks is more than heating up. It's on fire. Amazon just launched a digital rental option for textbooks . Companies like Chegg are becoming academic hubs that can improve your education experience through more than just...
Derek James Richards Tim Nielsen Edudemic
100+ Video Sites Every Educator Should Bookmark
kiwicommons.com  ❘   Shared by LearningForYou, Derek James Richards and 1 other
Ed Tech Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning. Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering inspiration, online videos make for an incredible teaching tool. In 2010, we covered our...
LearningForYou Derek James Richards Chris Stogdill
Preparing Boston's Schools for the September Surge – Students & Devices
bostinno.com  ❘   Shared by Scott Newcomb, Celly and 1 other
Pin It It's that time of the year again, schools across Boston are in full preparation mode for new and returning students. So what should the IT departments in these schools be thinking about as we head into the fall semester? For many schools this...
Scott Newcomb Celly Deanpawlik
Rewards of teaching young children to blog
smartblogs.com  ❘   Shared by Linda Yollis, Ohio School Boards and 1 other
I have been an elementary-school teacher for more than 25 years and I am always on the lookout for meaningful ways to engage and motivate my young students. I started Mrs. Yollis' Classroom Blog in 2008 with the idea of sharing class activities with...
Linda Yollis Ohio School Boards Miss Noor ㋡
A Principal's Reflections: Voice of the Active Learner
esheninger.blogspot.com  ❘   Shared by William King, Eric Sheninger and 1 other
I was recently sent this video that puts into perspective the new type of learner that is entering our schools.  The problem, however, is that the majority of schools across this country and beyond are doing very little to meet his/her diverse...
William King Eric Sheninger LearningForYou
6 powerful strategies for paradigm-shifting teacher PD
connectedprincipals.com  ❘   Shared by edutopia, Thoughtful Learning and 1 other
As educators and leaders, we need to re-think every aspect of our professional practice to consider 'could we be doing this better?' Here is a brain-dump of the 6 most powerful strategies that I have used or in which I have participated. 1. Use a...
edutopia Thoughtful Learning Michael Clark
Just the Gravy
leadershipfreak.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Deb Mills-Scofield and Lolly Daskal
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Deb Mills-Scofield Lolly Daskal
Google Now-style results arrive on mobile browser searches
theverge.com  ❘   Shared by Daniel Zeevi and DASHBURST
Google has revamped search results on mobile and tablet devices, bringing cosmetic and functional changes to browser-based search. The Next Web reports that the revamped interface — which looks rather similar to Google Now's cards — is designed to...
Daniel Zeevi DASHBURST
5 Myths About Technology and Parenting
huffingtonpost.com  ❘   Shared by Scorebusters and LearningForYou
Let's face it. Technology has dramatically changed the manner in which we are able to parent. Let's take a look at some of the parenting fears we have classified as "Technology Myths."
Scorebusters LearningForYou
Startups' New Creed: Patent First, Prototype Later
businessweek.com  ❘   Shared by ToddInKC and Todd Waller
Craig Ciesla set out five years ago to do something ridiculous and wonderful. He wanted to develop technology that would cause buttons to rise up out of the normally flat screens found on smartphones, tablets, TVs, and other devices when they were...
ToddInKC Todd Waller
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