Wednesday, 1 August 2012

UK Education Matters, Eric Sheninger and others share top stories Daily Briefing
10 Kids Transforming their World through Social Media : Teacher Reboot Camp, When FailureMatters, 10 BYOD Classroom Experiments (and What We've Learned From Them So Far), Your Olympic athlete body match, Policy Tourists, Top iPad Apps for Making Musical Slideshows and Videos, 'Tackle causes' of poor behaviour, How to build a stronger sense of community in the classroom, Ten Ideas for Teaching Teachers Technology, 20 questions (and answers) about MOOCs
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10 Kids Transforming their World through Social Media : Teacher Reboot Camp  ❘   Shared by Vicky Loras, Richard Lakin and 4 others
Goal 13: Inspire by sharing of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators ! Click the link to find out more about the 30 Goals Challenge for Educators! "Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." ~ T.S. Eliot...
Vicky Loras Richard Lakin Ana Cristina Pratas Lynne Oakvik LearningForYou Adam Bellow
When Failure Matters  ❘   Shared by Eric Sheninger, Deb Mills-Scofield and 1 other
The self-defense instructor taught us to escape first. But if you can't escape, put your back up against the wall or find a corner to stand in. Attackers can't surround you – vulnerabilities diminish by 50 and 75 percent, respectively. Every leader...
Eric Sheninger Deb Mills-Scofield Lolly Daskal
10 BYOD Classroom Experiments (and What We've Learned From Them So Far)  ❘   Shared by David A Weiss, Scott Newcomb and 1 other
Oak Hills Local School District : Oak Hills Local School District in Ohio has rolled out a BYOD program that permits both students and staff to bring in their own devices. The school jumped on the BYOD bandwagon because they believe using technology...
David A Weiss Scott Newcomb isteconnects
Your Olympic athlete body match  ❘   Shared by David Terron, Jem and 1 other
Olympic athletes come in all shapes and sizes, from the lithe limbs of Japan's Asuka Teramoto to the gargantuan frame of China's Zhaoxu Zhang. But how do you measure up in comparison? Try our app below and find out. Why not then share your results...
David Terron Jem Alex Bellars
Policy Tourists  ❘   Shared by UK Education Matters, Alex Bellars and 1 other
So the long-standing requirement that teachers should have qualified teacher status (QTS) has been ditched for certain types of school. Why we didn't see this announcement coming? Perhaps it was because this Government's grandiosely-titled White...
UK Education Matters Alex Bellars TeacherToolkit
Top iPad Apps for Making Musical Slideshows and Videos  ❘   Shared by Lorena Loyola G., Scott Newcomb and 1 other
iPad apps, professional development iOS apps Med kharbach   With the advance of mobile technology into our life, the notion of professional development has been radically reshaped.To grow professionally is no longer limited to a certain geographic...
Lorena Loyola G. Scott Newcomb Timo Ilomäki
'Tackle causes' of poor behaviour  ❘   Shared by Tim Dancer, Ross Wickens and 1 other
Schools must do more to tackle the root causes of bad behaviour, a leading children's charity has warned. Barnardo's says unruly children may have special needs or serious problems at home. These may be causing them to "act out" rather than "act...
Tim Dancer Ross Wickens TeacherToolkit
How to build a stronger sense of community in the classroom  ❘   Shared by Ken Young, Ohio School Boards and 1 other
Cammy Harbison is a freelance writer/blogger covering topics in technology, innovation, social media, education and other related interests. Cammy is a graduate of East Carolina University and, prior to becoming a freelance writer, worked as a public...
Ken Young Ohio School Boards Jeff Zoul
Ten Ideas for Teaching Teachers Technology  ❘   Shared by Tuba Angay and Wanda Terral
I had never been to an "unconference" before, but when I heard the organizer of SocialEdCon Unconference introduce the event, I knew I was in for something new: "Write your ideas that you want to discuss on the top of the poster board. Each of you...
Tuba Angay Wanda Terral
20 questions (and answers) about MOOCs  ❘   Shared by Lisa Belfield and Lee Skallerup
I was asked by the excellent Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach to speak to her PLP class about MOOCs, and, while we had what i thought was an excellent forty minute chat, there were tons of comments that i never had the chance to address. As i look over the...
Lisa Belfield Lee Skallerup
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What are 5 Digital Assets Worth Investing In?  ❘  Shared by Ching Ya, Friend of #curation project
10 Great Free Google Forms Every Teacher Should Be Using  ❘  Shared by Eye On Education, Friend of Mats Larsnäs
What Does Siri Know About the iPhone 5?  ❘  Shared by Ian Huckabee, Friend of Jose H. Flores
Daily Photo
Today's picture pick from our editor
American swimmer Michael Phelps became the greatest Olympian of all-time on Tuesday night, winning a record 19th Olympic medal. Credit: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images/Newscom
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