Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Danny Nicholson, John Dexter and others share top stories

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Pressure builds on Ofqual after leaked letters reveal it overruled 'fair' GCSE grades, GoDaddy Outage Takes Down Millions OfSites, breaking down barriers with technology, Million Cranes for Japan, ANALYSIS: The secret correspondence that answers many questions over the grading fiasco but asks even more, 15 Popular EdTech Tools Being Used Around The World, The Secret To Successfully Using iPads In Education, Find Your Change, New school system in Sweden is eliminating classrooms entirely, Education Rethink: 10 Differences Between Teaching and Coaching, Digitally Savvy Students Play Hide-and-Seek With Campus Messages, Advice needed for TechnologyCoaches, Education is in crisis and Labour needs to step up to the plate, What do you want to talk about during this week's (9/11) #edchat?, How Games Support "21st Century Skills" Online Universities
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Pressure builds on Ofqual after leaked letters reveal it overruled 'fair' GCSE grades
tes.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Danny Nicholson, jackie schneider and 12 others
news | Published in TES magazine on 10 September, 2012 | By: William Stewart Calls for chief regulator to resign after correspondence emerges that contradicts its report into scandal England's qualifications watchdog forced an exam board to make...
Danny Nicholson jackie schneider The tes Mike Bostock Matthew Russell John Tomsett Geoff Barton John Dexter Ian Yorston +5
GoDaddy Outage Takes Down Millions Of Sites
techcrunch.com  ❘   Shared by Paul McKillop, Sharlyn Lauby and 4 others
According to many customers, sites hosted by major web host and domain registrar GoDaddy are down. According to the official GoDaddy Twitter account the company is aware of the issue and is working to resolve it. Update: customers are complaining...
Paul McKillop Sharlyn Lauby edbok Collin Caneva TechCrunch Socrative
breaking down barriers with technology
guardian.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Teachable, Mario Addesa and 3 others
Excited by the potential of tech in class, Adam Webster explores how mobile, internet-connected devices allow teachers and students to make lessons international and collaborative experiences
Teachable Mario Addesa Doug Peterson Jon Smith Tony Baldasaro
Million Cranes for Japan
vimeo.com  ❘   Shared by Robert Bell, Irene Becker and 3 others
Robert Bell Irene Becker Julia Skinner Second Life Spanish Laurie Renton
ANALYSIS: The secret correspondence that answers many questions over the grading fiasco but asks even more
tes.co.uk  ❘   Shared by PhilipEdmundson, John Dexter and 3 others
news | Published in TES magazine on 10 September, 2012 | By: William Stewart Leaked letters leave Ofqual in exposed position after it becomes clear that its involvement amounted to much more than 'advice and guidance' The exchange of letters...
PhilipEdmundson John Dexter Clare UK Education Matters The tes
15 Popular EdTech Tools Being Used Around The World
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Mohamed El-Ashiry, Socrative and 2 others
During the past month, Katie and I have been working our tails off to make the upcoming September issue of the Edudemic Magazine for iPad (comes out tomorrow!) as helpful as possible to all teachers around the world. To do so, we spoke with teachers...
Mohamed El-Ashiry Socrative We Inspire Futures EdTech2Day
The Secret To Successfully Using iPads In Education
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Daniel Lázaro, Miguel Angel Perez A and 1 other
My brother recently built a shelf for my daughter's room.  It is in the likeness of a boat that she will one day spend sunny afternoons on, cruising around Plymouth harbor.  He used a saw, a hammer, glue and other assorted tools that I couldn't...
Daniel Lázaro Miguel Angel Perez A Jimmy Toy
Find Your Change
pernilleripp.com  ❘   Shared by Mary Sprecher, Kelly Dumont and 1 other
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Mary Sprecher Kelly Dumont Pernille Ripp
New school system in Sweden is eliminating classrooms entirely
impactlab.net  ❘   Shared by Holly Boardman, UBC PDCE and 1 other
January 22nd, 2012 at 10:45 am in: Architecture , Education , Photo Perspectives Telefonplan School, in Stockholm Sweden has  new school system that is  eliminating all of its classrooms in favor of an environment that fosters children's...
Holly Boardman UBC PDCE Jaime Vandergrift
Education Rethink: 10 Differences Between Teaching and Coaching
educationrethink.com  ❘   Shared by TJ_Forest and Tony Baldasaro
TJ_Forest Tony Baldasaro
Digitally Savvy Students Play Hide-and-Seek With Campus Messages
chronicle.com  ❘   Shared by Scorebusters and Paul Inman
September 10, 2012 M. Scott Brauer for The Chronicle By Katherine Mangan When Jerica Bennett, a senior at Frostburg State University, wants to know what's happening on the campus, she likes a message short and sweet. Ideally it would pop up on her...
Scorebusters Paul Inman
Advice needed for Technology Coaches
mmelayman.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Kelly Dumont and Joe Dale
Post navigation In February, my husband and I were hired as Technology Coaches at an international school going 1:1 this fall with iPads. This position was a brand new position and we were told we were hired because of our experiences working in 1:1...
Kelly Dumont Joe Dale
Education is in crisis and Labour needs to step up to the plate
guardian.co.uk  ❘   Shared by John Dexter and Alice Woolley
It is about time the Labour party came up with a coherent set of proposals for education, says Fiona Millar
John Dexter Alice Woolley
What do you want to talk about during this week's (9/11) #edchat?
twtpoll.com  ❘   Shared by Tom Whitford and Tom Whitby
@ web20classroom Educator, Speaker, Blogger, # Edchat Co-Creator, # 140Conf Character, Edublogs Twitterer Of The Year, ASCD Conf. Scholar. Do You Use Social Media In Education?
Tom Whitford Tom Whitby
How Games Support "21st Century Skills" » Online Universities
onlineuniversities.com  ❘   Shared by Robert Drummond and Randall Fujimoto
Sep 10, 2012 by Justin Marquis Ph.D. I recently attended the Serious Play conference in Redmond, Washington (the home of Microsoft), and one thing that stood out to me was all the talk about "21st Century skills," and how game-based learning (GBL)...
Robert Drummond Randall Fujimoto
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