Thursday, 13 September 2012

Sahal سهيل النجم, Trina Cuppett and others share top stories

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To Change or Not to Change, Google Launches Free Tool To Let You Run Your Own Online Courses, Apple Drops iPhone 4S Price To $99 And Will Give Away The iPhone 4 ForFree, 12 Photos Of Libyans Apologizing To Americans, An Open Letter to Tech-Fearing Teachers Everywhere, Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Apps That Teach! (And Might Be Fun Too..), Google Releases Course Builder, an Open Source Platform for Building Your Own Big Online Courses, This Video Game Is So Educational You Dont Even Realize It, Common Core Thrusts Librarians Into Leadership Role, Mobile phones in the classroom: teachers share their tips, Debating the Teachers Strike, The David Griffith Live Conversation: Education Policy and Funding, Why Don't We Ever Talk About Within-School Teacher Distribution?, Infographic: Are We Wired for Mobile Learning? How Digital Natives Are a Bit Ahead, 80s free school launched
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To Change or Not to Change
justgabe.com  ❘   Shared by PragmaticMom, Gabe O'Neill and 4 others
Posted by Gabe on September 12, 2012 under Kids are Heroes | Hopefully by now you all know how the Kids Are Heroes organization got started. It was, and still is, a grass roots movement. However we have gained quite a bit of steam since our...
PragmaticMom Gabe O'Neill Robert Bell juandoming JackieGerstein Ed.D. Mark Oehlert
Google Launches Free Tool To Let You Run Your Own Online Courses
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Sheila Penner, Carlene Oleksyn and 4 others
Sensing the excitement from online education tools like edX , Google has just unveiled a (very beta) version of its own course building software. If you've ever wanted to run your own online courses, this might be worth your time. Google's new...
Sheila Penner Carlene Oleksyn Linda Lindsay Sean Crevier Mario Addesa Edudemic
Apple Drops iPhone 4S Price To $99 And Will Give Away The iPhone 4 For Free
techcrunch.com  ❘   Shared by nick newman, Mark Oehlert and 1 other
At the Apple live event, Tim Cook announced that the iPhone 4S will still be available and the price will drop to $99. Apple is perpetuating the same strategy by keeping the previous generation iPhone in its line-up to attract customers concerned by...
nick newman Mark Oehlert TechCrunch
12 Photos Of Libyans Apologizing To Americans
buzzfeed.com  ❘   Shared by Trina Cuppett , Larry Ferlazzo and 1 other
A peaceful demonstration from Benghazi, the Libyan city where a U.S. ambassador was killed in a consulate attack Tuesday. "Chris Stevens was a friend to all Libyans." posted a few minutes ago Jessica Testa BuzzFeed Staff posted a few minutes ago 1....
Trina Cuppett Larry Ferlazzo Wildnfree
An Open Letter to Tech-Fearing Teachers Everywhere
theinspiredclassroom.com  ❘   Shared by Aaron Spence, Matt Gomez and 1 other
You are certain to enjoy today's guest post from Neven Jurkovic.  He has written a letter for all tech-fearing teachers and has done so in a positive and motivating way.  So, for today's post in this month's tech series, consider how you might use...
Aaron Spence Matt Gomez Verena Roberts
Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Apps That Teach! (And Might Be Fun Too..)
blog.web20classroom.org  ❘   Shared by Digital Media Pro, Mark E. Weston Ph.D. and 1 other
Digital Media Pro Mark E. Weston Ph.D. Danielle Hartman
Google Releases "Course Builder," an Open Source Platform for Building Your Own Big Online Courses
openculture.com  ❘   Shared by Spongelab and Rich Kiker
in Google , Online Courses | September 12th, 2012 1 Comment Earlier this year, we saw Udacity and Coursera take flight, two online ventures dedicated to offering Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and democratizing education. Caught off-guard,...
Spongelab Rich Kiker
This Video Game Is So Educational You Don’t Even Realize It
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Sahal سهيل النجم and Randall Fujimoto
The term 'gamification' doesn't do the new video game Ludwig justice. It takes the most cutting-edge graphics and couples them with some of the most important lessons a student needs. The creators of Ludwig delivered a TEDx talk (below) that unveils...
Sahal سهيل النجم Randall Fujimoto
Common Core Thrusts Librarians Into Leadership Role
edweek.org  ❘   Shared by Dr. Sal Menzo and Education Week
Published Online: September 11, 2012 Published in Print: September 12, 2012, as Common Core Thrusts School Librarians Into Leadership Roles —Kendrick Brinson for Education Week Educators help teachers acquire inquiry-based skills integral to...
Dr. Sal Menzo Education Week
Mobile phones in the classroom: teachers share their tips
guardian.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Socrative and Sandy Hirtz
From multimedia to geocaching, the possibilities for using mobiles to engage learners are endless. Teachers tell Emma Drury how and why they are using the devices in school
Socrative Sandy Hirtz
Debating the Teachers Strike
dianeravitch.net  ❘   Shared by Urbanlad and Diane Ravitch
I was on an NPR show called "To the Point" today, where a panel debated the teachers' strike. The discussion of the strike begins 24 minutes into the show. Other panelists included Juan Jose Gonzalez, the Chicago director of Stand for Children, who...
Urbanlad Diane Ravitch
The David Griffith Live Conversation: Education Policy and Funding
edupln.ning.com  ❘   Shared by Jerry Blumengarten and Tom Whitby
Jerry Blumengarten Tom Whitby
Why Don't We Ever Talk About Within-School Teacher Distribution?
blogs.edweek.org  ❘   Shared by Teachable and Oliver Quinlan
Per this , a couple conversations with family over the past weekend have got me thinking more about the issue of how individual kids are assigned to teachers and individual kids' experiences over time: A relative of mine, a retired educator, has...
Teachable Oliver Quinlan
Infographic: Are We Wired for Mobile Learning? How Digital Natives Are a Bit Ahead
financialtraining.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Derek James Richards and eraser
Do you use your mobile phone to study for financial training courses? Do you often take notes on your iPad? Voxy (a mobile language learning site) explores mobile learning. Are we outgrowing traditional forms of education? Via: Voxy Blog />
Derek James Richards eraser
80s free school launched
thedailymash.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Schools Improvement and GuardianTeach
Stephen Malley was concerned that conventional schools were unable to provide the experiences of his own childhood, such as pink custard, programming a BBC Micro to endlessly scroll the words 'Daves gay', and kicking someone's head in for not liking...
Schools Improvement GuardianTeach
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