Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Mario Addesa, Scott Newcomb and others share top stories

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#TESchat, Stanford Unveils Free Platform To Run Your Own Online Courses, TED Blog, 100 Of The Best Twitter Tools For Teachers By Category, Solution fluency, A Great Teacher in Every Classroom?, Noguera: The Origins of My Views on Education, Spanish congress braces for rally, Behind the SAT numbers, 100 Zeros: Inside Search: Legal Use of Google Images, Marin Voice: Film on education becomes part of the problem, Enable Kid Mode on iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with Guided Access in iOS, Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Study Champs, Tools for plugging ICT into any lesson: my top five resources, 5 Reasons Mobile Learning Apps Fail
Your Top Stories
966 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
Here's the best 15 of the bunch
#TESchat
tes.co.uk  ❘   Shared by The tes,  Phil Barrett and 2 others
Video webchat with Alan Watkinson - 25 September Alan Watkinson is double gold medal winner Mo Farah's former PE teacher and the best man at his wedding. Ask him questions about discovering and nurturing sporting talent. Live stream by Ustream...
The tes  Phil Barrett John Sparks tes New Teachers
Stanford Unveils Free Platform To Run Your Own Online Courses
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Scott Newcomb, Catherine Flippen and 2 others
Google and Stanford are more than just neighbors in Silicon Valley. They're becoming the leaders in the online learning revolution. And it's all happening fast and starting right about … now. Stanford, like Google , has now announced a free and...
Scott Newcomb Catherine Flippen briankotts Doug Peterson
TED Blog
blog.ted.com  ❘   Shared by Brian C. Bailey, Gail LeGrand and 1 other
25 September 2012 Martha Payne may only be 9-years-old, but she is already a world-renowned food blogger. In a preamble to his fascinating TEDTalk about what governments can learn from open-source programming , Clay Shirky told Payne's...
Brian C. Bailey Gail LeGrand Patrick Larkin
100 Of The Best Twitter Tools For Teachers By Category
teachthought.com  ❘   Shared by John Sparks, Ella Bowling and 1 other
09/25/2012, TeachThought Staff , Leave a comment In 2009, we shared  our favorite tools for teachers on Twitter , with 100 resources for managing feeds, finding followers, and tackling classroom groups on the social media site. Since then, many...
John Sparks Ella Bowling Doug Peterson
Solution fluency
smartblogs.com  ❘   Shared by Tom Whitby, BeckyFisher73 and 1 other
Digital literacy is swiftly becoming a catchall term whose meaning is applied to the thinnest veneer of a continuum of modern behaviors. Those behaviors could include using a computer, a laptop or tablet, an array of popular websites or even using a...
Tom Whitby BeckyFisher73 Kelly Dumont
A Great Teacher in Every Classroom?
dianeravitch.net  ❘   Shared by Scorebusters, Scott McLeod and 1 other
This teacher has deciphered the absurdity of the reformer crusade to put a great teacher in every classroom. Where are they now? Periodically, I hear the illogical idea that we need "great" teachers in classrooms, as if great teachers aren't already...
Scorebusters Scott McLeod Diane Ravitch
Noguera: The Origins of My Views on Education
blogs.edweek.org  ❘   Shared by Education Week, Diana Laufenberg and 1 other
Dear Deborah, As I join you in blogging on Bridging Differences, allow me to step back and tell readers a little bit about myself to get things started. I have been in the field of education for almost 30 years. I have been a public school teacher...
Education Week Diana Laufenberg Larry Ferlazzo
Spanish congress braces for rally
bbc.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Roselink, crisgarme and 1 other
Riot police have ringed the Spanish parliament in Madrid ahead of a planned mass protest against austerity tagged "Occupy Congress". Metal barriers have been placed around the building to block access from every possible direction, correspondents...
Roselink crisgarme Breaking News
Behind the SAT numbers
washingtonpost.com  ❘   Shared by Courtney Hanes, Tina Barseghian and 1 other
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Courtney Hanes Tina Barseghian Tom Murray
100 Zeros: Inside Search: Legal Use of Google Images
1hundredzeros.blogspot.com  ❘   Shared by Patti Shank PhD CPT and Rich Kiker
It is easy to search Google Images and simply copy and paste an image result onto to report, presentation, or some other type of reuse. Even in academic settings, this practice could be a violation of copyright or fair use. While I don't think the...
Patti Shank PhD CPT Rich Kiker
Marin Voice: Film on education becomes part of the problem
marinij.com  ❘   Shared by Assess Well and Scorebusters
THE FILM, "Won't Back Down," will have a special showing at the Rafael Film Center on Thursday at 6 p.m. There will also be a post-film panel discussion. The official national release is Sept. 28. Yet weeks in advance of this date, there has been a...
Assess Well Scorebusters
Enable “Kid Mode” on iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with Guided Access in iOS
osxdaily.com  ❘   Shared by Julien Le Sueur and EdTech Maestro
The iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone make excellent toys and learning tools for kids, but if you've seen a youngin' with an iOS device you know it's only a matter of time before the inquisitive mind of a child escapes the current application and ends up...
Julien Le Sueur EdTech Maestro
Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Study Champs
cyber-kap.blogspot.com  ❘   Shared by David Kapuler and Shelly S Terrell
Study Champs is an excellent site that I found out about from Free Technology 4 Teachers .  This is an excellent site for online interactive quizzes for Math, English, and Science.  Also, this site offers a variety of educational resources such as:...
David Kapuler Shelly S Terrell
Tools for plugging ICT into any lesson: my top five resources
guardian.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Michael H Britland and William Lau
ICT shouldn't be confined to ICT lessons. Mike Britland shares his top tech tools to bring class quizzes, discussions and presentations alive
Michael H Britland William Lau
5 Reasons Mobile Learning Apps Fail
teachthought.com  ❘   Shared by Mario Addesa and Scott Newcomb
09/25/2012, TeachThought Staff , Leave a comment There are currently over 50,000 education apps available on the iOS App Store.  Whether you are studying for the SAT, learning your primary colors, exploring the night sky, tracking your students'...
Mario Addesa Scott Newcomb
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