Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Tom Vander Ark, Vicki Davis and others share top stories

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Top 5 iPad Apps for the (Experienced!) Educator#edchat, 9 Fun Tools To Make Your Own Songs And Audio Recordings, Ted-Ed: How Fiction Can Influence Real World Events, 6 Ways Principals Can Connect With Students, Standardized testing the video game: Coming to a student near you, for the love of learning: Is poverty an excuse?, 4 ways to stand out from the crowd on Twitter, Five Ways to Bring Innovation Into the Classroom, Affording the Classroom of the Future| The Committed Sardine, Google Online Voter Registration Could DecreaseTurnout, Lessons from the world ofsports, Top 100 Learning Game Resources, BBC One, New site offers help with shift to digital education, Friends, Twitter & SMLove
Your Top Stories
898 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
Here's the best 15 of the bunch
Top 5 iPad Apps for the (Experienced!) Educator #edchat
syded.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Jeff Johnson, LearningForYou and 2 others
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Jeff Johnson LearningForYou AJQ Daniel Edwards
9 Fun Tools To Make Your Own Songs And Audio Recordings
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by olekroll, DASHBURST and 2 others
As the movement to get moving continues, look for more students asking for innovative ways to deliver presentations, share their thoughts, or just create. If your students are about to present or share in front of the class, they may want to try out...
olekroll DASHBURST Edudemic welearnmore
Ted-Ed: How Fiction Can Influence Real World Events
blogs.kqed.org  ❘   Shared by fboss, Kevin Corbett and 2 others
Ted-Ed: How Fiction Can Influence Real World Events August 28, 2012 | 11:05 AM | By Tina Barseghian Educator Jessica Wise and her cohorts have come up with a compelling Ted-Ed video on how novels throughout history have helped shape real-world...
fboss Kevin Corbett Celly edutopia
6 Ways Principals Can Connect With Students
georgecouros.ca  ❘   Shared by Vicki Davis, Carrie Jackson and 2 others
Talk as little as possible. –  This was probably one of the best pieces of advice that I had ever received going into administration. Carolyn Cameron had told me to never  tell a kid why they were in your office, but to ask the following question:...
Vicki Davis Carrie Jackson Jennifer Brokofsky Mary Lohr
Standardized testing the video game: Coming to a student near you
smartblogs.com  ❘   Shared by Tom Vander Ark, ENA and 1 other
Place an image in your mind of this: Standardized testing. Depending on where you stand your blood might boil with rage or a sense of accountability may rise up like a patriotic anthem, in either case you most likely picture students in rows, staring...
Tom Vander Ark ENA LearningForYou
for the love of learning: Is poverty an excuse?
joebower.org  ❘   Shared by Scott McLeod, Mary Phillips and 1 other
Scott McLeod Mary Phillips Autumn Laidler
4 ways to stand out from the crowd on Twitter
smartblogs.com  ❘   Shared by joan barreras, Shelly S Terrell and 1 other
joan barreras Shelly S Terrell Greta Shelly
Five Ways to Bring Innovation Into the Classroom
blogs.kqed.org  ❘   Shared by AcademicPub, Linda W Braun and 1 other
Five Ways to Bring Innovation Into the Classroom August 27, 2012 | 1:57 PM | By Tina Barseghian For many schools across the country, today marks the first day of a new year. In addition to thinking about tools that help boost educators' teaching...
AcademicPub Linda W Braun Patrick Dossche
Affording the Classroom of the Future| The Committed Sardine
21stcenturyfluency.com  ❘   Shared by kim powell and Edtech
The new technology being infused into today's classrooms doesn't come cheap; nor is it always easy to install, repair, maintain, and upgrade. Physical facilities take time and money to upgrade and replace, and teachers must be trained on how to use...
kim powell Edtech
Google Online Voter Registration Could Decrease Turnout
techcrunch.com  ❘   Shared by Greg Ferenstein and TechCrunch
It's now easier than ever to register to vote over the web: Google is the latest tech powerhouse to support online registration with TurboVote, a slick step-by-step portal that conveniently mails US citizens a mostly-filled out registration card,...
Greg Ferenstein TechCrunch
Lessons from the world of sports
ictineducation.org  ❘   Shared by Aniya and Terry Freedman
Here is a handy guide to the recent series of eight articles on the theme of what we in educational ICT can learn from sports and sports people. Hope you find the series useful and enjoyable. Lessons from the world of sports: #1 The 1% improvement...
Aniya Terry Freedman
Top 100 Learning Game Resources
upsidelearning.com  ❘   Shared by Mark Oehlert and Toby Harris
When writing the whitepaper about Casual games , I did a fair bit of research and looked at several hundred web links. While doing so, I documented a few of the better ones. I'd been mulling posting these to the blog. So here they are – a Top 100...
Mark Oehlert Toby Harris
BBC One
bbc.co.uk  ❘   Shared by anthony evans and Andrew Campbell
BBC © 2012 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current...
 anthony evans Andrew Campbell
New site offers help with shift to digital education
eschoolnews.com  ❘   Shared by VLACS and McGrawHill Education
New site offers help with shift to digital education Epic-ed features advice for creating, sustaining technology-based classrooms By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor Read more by Laura Devaney A new online community that launched Aug. 22 aims to help...
VLACS McGrawHill Education
Friends, Twitter & SM Love
jfb57.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Julia Skinner and Digital Maverick
Post navigation I don't know the full story and have only come into towards the end. It is a tragic story but has a ray of hope in it. Two great friends both wanting to be mums. One has twins and is supported by the other. One of the twins is very...
Julia Skinner Digital Maverick
Stuff You Missed
Here's what your friends are reading
A Troubling Chant on the Convention Floor—By Jack Hitt (Harper's Magazine)
harpers.org  ❘  Shared by Maria Schneider, Friend of Baratunde R. Thurston
NYT reporter gave advance copy of Maureen Dowd column to CIA
politico.com  ❘  Shared by Mathew Ingram, Friend of Clay Shirky
How To Be a Genius: This Is Apple's Secret Employee Training Manual
gizmodo.com  ❘  Shared by AnthroPunk, Friend of Zaq Mosher
Daily Photo
Today's picture pick from our editor
Shrimp boats take safe harbor on Bayou Bernard in Gulfport, Mississippi ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Isaac. Credit: James Edward Bates/ZUMA Press/Newscom
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