Monday, 10 September 2012

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10 Best Pinterest Practices, Why I Quit Teaching, 2 Ways MOOCs Just Became The Schools Of The Future, Chicago's Teachers Just Went On Strike -- Here's Everything You Need To Know About Why, Special #Flipclass Chat Monday, Sept. 10, Notes From McTeach: Release Their Creativity, K12, Inc. online schools: a view from the inside, Learn to Change, Change to Learn, Opinion: Tablets are changing the tech you use, whether you own one or not, Literacy is the keystone in the arch of an education, Show Me Your Habitudes, 100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom, Black Swan Farming, This Is How Facebook Is Tracking Your Internet Activity, Teen Launches Space Camera, Grabs Gorgeous Shots of Earth [PICS]
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350 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
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10 Best Pinterest Practices
jeffbullas.com  ❘   Shared by Mercedes Kamijo, Tom Whitby and 1 other
Mercedes Kamijo Tom Whitby Carrie Jackson
Why I Quit Teaching
huffingtonpost.com  ❘   Shared by George Couros and Alec Couros
Today, I walked into a high school where I am not an employee. Where I have no classroom, no agenda on the board, no lesson plans, no books, no exit slips, and no first-day-of-school icebreakers, because I am no longer a high school English teacher....
George Couros  Alec Couros
2 Ways MOOCs Just Became The Schools Of The Future
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Verena Roberts and Edudemic
There are some major developments in the MOOCs (sounds silly, I know) world that are truly a picture of things to come. The legitimacy of online learning and MOOCs in particular is growing thanks to what happened this week. Udacity Course Counted As...
Verena Roberts Edudemic
Chicago's Teachers Just Went On Strike -- Here's Everything You Need To Know About Why
boldprogressives.org  ❘   Shared by Larry Ferlazzo and Assess Well
During a press conference tonight the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) announced that it will be going on strike, its first action of the sort in 25 years . Why are these 29,000 teachers and school workers going on strike in the nation's third-largest...
Larry Ferlazzo Assess Well
Special #Flipclass Chat Monday, Sept. 10
brianbennett.org  ❘   Shared by DeLyn and Carolyn Durley
Home » All , Collaboration , Flipclass , Twitter » Special #Flipclass Chat Monday, Sept. 10
DeLyn Carolyn Durley
Notes From McTeach: Release Their Creativity
notesfrommcteach.com  ❘   Shared by Laurie Renton and Joan Young
Laurie Renton Joan Young
K12, Inc. online schools: a view from the inside
examiner.com  ❘   Shared by Glen Westbroek and Luann Lee
K12, Inc., a publicly-traded, for-profit online charter school company, has flooded the Kansas airwaves with advertising this summer and into fall. While K12's sales pitch might seem attractive, it's advertising leaves out a lot of key information...
Glen Westbroek Luann Lee
Learn to Change, Change to Learn
youtube.com  ❘   Shared by Mark D Johnson and Julie Lindsay
Mark D Johnson Julie Lindsay
Opinion: Tablets are changing the tech you use, whether you own one or not
digitaltrends.com  ❘   Shared by olekroll and dakinane
Apple approved: Paradigm's CT 2.1 speaker... September 7, 2012
olekroll dakinane
Literacy is the keystone in the arch of an education
thehill.com  ❘   Shared by Assess Well and Scorebusters
"Hwat wdulo hte lrodw kolo lkei fi ouy ocldu otn erda?" To 793 million people, the confusion you just experienced deciphering the above is a regular part of everyday life. For those that cannot read or write, a local newspaper, medicine bottles,...
Assess Well Scorebusters
Show Me Your Habitudes
angelamaiers.com  ❘   Shared by Scorebusters and Shannon Smith
Scorebusters Shannon Smith
100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by briankotts and dakinane
There's likely a new iPad getting unveiled in the very near future. Like, in the next couple of weeks kinda near future. What better time to take a step back and figure out how to actually use these devices in your classroom? There's more to the...
briankotts dakinane
Black Swan Farming
paulgraham.com  ❘   Shared by Tim O'Reilly
September 2012 I've done several types of work over the years but I don't knowanother as counterintuitive as startup investing. The two most important things to understand about startup investing,as a business, are (1) that effectively all the...
Tim O'Reilly
This Is How Facebook Is Tracking Your Internet Activity
businessinsider.com  ❘   Shared by Tim Childers
Mark Zuckerberg is watching you. See Also This Software Let's You Count The Advertisers Tracking Your Web Activity Peter Kim Leaves Dachis Group To Join R/GA Here Are Facebook's 7 Biggest Problems, According To Its Top Ad Product Exec Facebook...
Tim Childers
Teen Launches Space Camera, Grabs Gorgeous Shots of Earth [PICS]
mashable.com  ❘   Shared by Kyle Pace
A British teen has managed to get some stunning shots of planet Earth using just a camera he bought on eBay and a do-it-yourself spacecraft.
Kyle Pace
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blogs.edweek.org  ❘  Shared by Peter DeWitt, Friend of Doug Peterson
A One Year Student Reporting Lab within Homicide Watch DC
kickstarter.com  ❘  Shared by Matt Thompson, Friend of Damien Van Achter
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deadspin.com  ❘  Shared by david carr, Friend of Steven Johnson
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Scott Van Duzer showed his affection for President Obama on Sunday by wrapping him up in a rather alarming bear hug. Credit: Doug Mills/Twitter
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