Saturday, 29 September 2012

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How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators, 5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them), 8 Project-Based Learning Videos By Students, Protest resignation over GCSE row, David Truss :: Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts 7 Ways to Transform Your Classroom, Why Kids Need Schools to Change, Education Rethink: 13 Ways to Engage Reluctant Writers, A Smart Way for Teachers to Add Captions to YouTube Videos, Gel beads (or how we learned to love messyhands), Educational Leadership:Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do, Free Technology for Teachers: ScootPad, Ofqual grade 'concern' over GCSEs, 10+ Free Learning Online Events for Educators This Month! : Teacher Reboot Camp, Classes Make Virtual Science Trek to Mt. Kilimanjaro, 30 Twitter Hashtags For Science Lovers
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How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators
pbs.org  ❘   Shared by Katie J, Krystina Valdes and 5 others
In the three years that I've been building up Edutopia's presence on social networks like Twitter , Facebook , and YouTube , I've noticed a significant shift in how our audience of education changemakers interact and collaborate. In particular, I've...
Katie J Krystina Valdes Steve Clark Scott Newcomb Eric Sheninger Michele Rehder edutopia
5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them)
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by John Lustig, Mari Yamauchi and 4 others
Over the last few years K-12 schools and districts across the country have been investing heavily in iPads for classroom use . EdTechTeacher has been leading iPad professional development at many of these schools and we've seen firsthand how they...
John Lustig Mari Yamauchi Kevin Corbett We Inspire Futures Shayne Swift John Goldsmith
8 Project-Based Learning Videos By Students
gettingsmart.com  ❘   Shared by Jeff Johnson, Danielle Hartman and 1 other
September 28, 2012 - by John Hardison I recently wrote about co-authoring and signing project/passion-based learning contracts with my American Literature students. Well, just a few days have passed since viewing the final presentation, and I must...
Jeff Johnson Danielle Hartman Lisa Belfield
Protest resignation over GCSE row
bbc.co.uk  ❘   Shared by John Sutton, Richard Woffenden and 1 other
A senior exam board figure has resigned over the shifting of English GCSE grade boundaries which left thousands of pupils with lower grades than expected. Stephen McKenzie quit the exam board AQA on Wednesday after 16 years as a GCSE English...
John Sutton Richard Woffenden A Teacher
David Truss :: Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts » 7 Ways to Transform Your Classroom
pairadimes.davidtruss.com  ❘   Shared by Danielle Hartman, Paul Styles and 1 other
7 Ways to Transform Your Classroom I'm honoured to have been invited as a guest on Classroom 2.0 Live this Saturday morning, September 29th, 2012 . I joined the Classroom2.0 Ning back in 2007, and I think it is a wonderful network to help new and...
Danielle Hartman Paul Styles David Truss
Why Kids Need Schools to Change
blogs.kqed.org  ❘   Shared by Knowledge Platform, Jenn Scheffer and 1 other
Why Kids Need Schools to Change September 21, 2012 | 11:51 AM | By MindShift Flickr: Elizabeth Albert The current structure of the school day is obsolete, most would agree. Created during the Industrial Age, the assembly line system we have in place...
Knowledge Platform Jenn Scheffer Jeff Zoul
Education Rethink: 13 Ways to Engage Reluctant Writers
educationrethink.com  ❘   Shared by L.I.T Ladies and Shelly S Terrell
L.I.T Ladies Shelly S Terrell
A Smart Way for Teachers to Add Captions to YouTube Videos
educatorstechnology.com  ❘   Shared by Lisa Belfield and Jon Smith
Lisa Belfield Jon Smith
Gel beads (or how we learned to love messy hands)
nerdmommathfun.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by PragmaticMom and Danielle A.
Posted: September 29, 2012 | Author: nerdmommathfun | | 2 bonus points for everyone who got the Strangelove reference *dorkDORKdork alert* I keep reading about these magical-wonderful-amazeballs gel beads that you can get at the craft store, in the...
PragmaticMom Danielle A.
Educational Leadership:Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do
ascd.org  ❘   Shared by Lee Dunn and Justin Schwamm
Lee Dunn Justin Schwamm
Free Technology for Teachers: ScootPad
freetech4teachers.com  ❘   Shared by Scott Newcomb and Richard Byrne
Scott Newcomb Richard Byrne
Ofqual grade 'concern' over GCSEs
bbc.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Steve and BBC News (UK)
A senior official at Ofqual told exam boards they would be "very concerned" if the number of students gaining a GCSE grade C nationally this summer went up, the BBC has learnt. The exams regulator also said it "could not accept any apparent grade...
Steve BBC News (UK)
10+ Free Learning Online Events for Educators This Month! : Teacher Reboot Camp
shellyterrell.com  ❘   Shared by Todd A. Hoffman and Aniya
For the next month, I will be participating in many free online events that are really worth checking out. Anyone can view these events live and participate via an online chat, webcam, mic, and more! You will watch live presentations from teachers...
Todd A. Hoffman Aniya
Classes Make Virtual Science Trek to Mt. Kilimanjaro
thejournal.com  ❘   Shared by JackieGerstein Ed.D. and ENA
JackieGerstein Ed.D. ENA
30 Twitter Hashtags For Science Lovers
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Edudemic and Miguel Angel Perez A
Ubiquitous and, yes, occasionally eye-searingly obnoxious as they are, Twitter hashtags do actually serve a useful purpose. No, seriously. They do. Hashtags allow microbloggers to tag their postings and participate in discussions about everything...
Edudemic Miguel Angel Perez A
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