Saturday, 22 September 2012

Baiba Svenca, Lisa Dabbs and others share top stories

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If you thought Apple's maps were weird, look at these, Teachers' Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform : NPR, Teacher Training Needed to Meet Technology Needs in Classrooms, Mural.ly May Be The Mind Mapping Tool Youve Been Waiting For, How The Richest School In The World Spends Money, The 20 Most Useful #hashtags In Education, Poll, Q&A: Games Transform Online Language Learning, Barriers to Implementing Mobile Learning, How do you foster technologicalinnovation?, The 6 Ps forEducation, 7 Best Web 2.0 Tools for Webmasters A SPN Exclusive, Mp3Cut: A simple registration-free online audio editor, A Hero of American Education: Richard Rothstein, Government hands ICT curriculum over to industry
Your Top Stories
678 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
Here's the best 15 of the bunch
If you thought Apple's maps were weird, look at these
guardian.co.uk  ❘   Shared by theASIDEblog, Jen N' Joni and 1 other
Frank Jacobs, founder of Strange Maps, introduces 10 curious maps to marvel at
theASIDEblog Jen N' Joni alan mills
Teachers' Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform : NPR
npr.org  ❘   Shared by Isabella Osswald, Tom Whitford and 1 other
In my Morning Edition story today, I look at expectations — specifically, how teacher expectations can affect the performance of the children they teach. The first psychologist to systematically study this was a Harvard professor named Robert...
Isabella Osswald Tom Whitford Jason Seaver
Teacher Training Needed to Meet Technology Needs in Classrooms
usnews.com  ❘   Shared by Scorebusters, Michael Berry and 1 other
As more students grow up as digital natives, there is a greater need for high schools to adapt to technology changes. In a recent study by Dell, which surveyed 1,575 high school and college students, teachers, and parents in the United States, China,...
Scorebusters Michael Berry Mario Addesa
Mural.ly May Be The Mind Mapping Tool You've Been Waiting For
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Jason Ranston, Mario Addesa and 1 other
We've been seeing a lot of Pinterest-inspired tools coming out in education technology over the past couple of months. They're all meant to better organize your digital world. But what if a tool came along that actually wants to intentionally clutter...
Jason Ranston Mario Addesa welearnmore
How The Richest School In The World Spends Money
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Kevin Tame and welearnmore
The richest school in the world has a lot of decisions to make. Harvard University has to figure out the best way to maintain its lead over other schools while delivering the best possible education to its students. So how does the school actually...
Kevin Tame welearnmore
The 20 Most Useful #hashtags In Education
teachthought.com  ❘   Shared by Lisa Dabbs and Mario Addesa
#edchat   Created by educators Tom Whitby, Steven Anderson, and Shelly Terrell, #edchat offers a great platform for discussion among teachers and other professionals related to education. With the #edchat hashtag, you can follow along with weekly...
Lisa Dabbs Mario Addesa
Poll
ukedchat.com  ❘   Shared by Clare and ukedchat
The poll for the next #ukedchat session appears here:
Clare ukedchat
Q&A: Games Transform Online Language Learning
gettingsmart.com  ❘   Shared by Jimmy Toy and Tom Vander Ark
September 21, 2012 - by Sarah Cargill Carnegie Speech and Magma Studios recently partnered together to create a game to transform online language learning for primary and secondary students. The game uses Voice-Activated Spy Tech (VAST) to...
Jimmy Toy Tom Vander Ark
Barriers to Implementing Mobile Learning
dashe.com  ❘   Shared by eraser juⒶnjo * ✘ ★ and Dashe & Thomson
eraser juⒶnjo * ✘ ★ Dashe & Thomson
How do you foster technological innovation?
dougpete.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Ana Cristina Pratas and George Couros
Sep 18 2012 In the past month, I enjoyed both the Harrow Fair and the Western Fair in London.  One of the things that you'll find at any good fair is the midway filled with fair food, the newest in farm equipment, and of course, those games.  You...
Ana Cristina Pratas George Couros
The 6 P's for Education
tomwhitby.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Dr. James Norwood and Tom Whitby
Dell Computer has sponsored four education Think Tanks over the last year, or so, and I have been fortunate to participate in three of them. At each get-together educators, education related organizers, education industry executives, and most...
Dr. James Norwood Tom Whitby
7 Best Web 2.0 Tools for Webmasters — A SPN Exclusive
sitepronews.com  ❘   Shared by Daniel Zeevi and DASHBURST
7 Best Web 2.0 Tools for Webmasters — A SPN Exclusive By Brendan Mitchell in Webmasters Translate 09 2012 Friday 21 Webmasters constantly have a lot on their plate, what with all the simultaneous urgent projects, not to mention the constant...
Daniel Zeevi DASHBURST
Mp3Cut: A simple registration-free online audio editor
nathanhall.posterous.com  ❘   Shared by Baiba Svenca and Nathan Hall
Over the years, I have used a number of different types of audio tools. One of the most commonly used tools out there is Audacity due to its ability to record and edit audio without needing to spend a dime. The problem is that it is cumbersome and...
Baiba Svenca Nathan Hall
A Hero of American Education: Richard Rothstein
dianeravitch.net  ❘   Shared by Larry Ferlazzo and Diane Ravitch
When writing about Richard Rothstein, I scarcely know where to begin. He has written several major books. Anyone who wants to understand the challenge of poverty in our society must read Rothstein's seminal work, Class and Schools. He was...
Larry Ferlazzo Diane Ravitch
Government hands ICT curriculum over to industry
agent4change.net  ❘   Shared by Dan Bowen and anthony evans
Schools and teachers get just one week to influence draft ICT Programme of Study The Department for Education has handed over responsibility for the draft ICT Programme of Study for the new ICT curriculum to the British Computer Society (BCS) and...
Dan Bowen  anthony evans
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How to confuse a moral compass
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How 'Do Not Track' is poised to kill online growth
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