Sunday, 30 September 2012

Steve Clark, Margoflower and others share top stories

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How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators, Finnish Teachers Are Writing An Entire Math Textbook This Weekend, Why NOT to admire Asian schools, Is Your Child Ready for 21st CenturyLearning?, How To Properly Integrate Classroom Technology, 8 Unique Online Presentation Tools for Students| The Committed Sardine, Looking for Lesson Plan ideas? Try the new Claco!, Education Rethink: 13 Ways to Engage Reluctant Writers, 5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) From Tom on Edudemic, As Childrens Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity, I Came, I Saw, I Learned...: PowerPoint: Create an Infographic, Sometimes We Have to Break Our Rules, Help Your Child Succeed in Our Digital World, Mr. Barnz, Please Read the New York Times Review, img.ly photo sharing service for twitter
Your Top Stories
1,001 stories were shared by your friends yesterday.
Here's the best 15 of the bunch
How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators
pbs.org  ❘   Shared by Silke Yardley, John Goldsmith and 8 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...
Silke Yardley John Goldsmith Ms. L. Hall Steve Hayes Nicholas Provenzano Katie J Krystina Valdes Steve Clark Scott Newcomb +1
Finnish Teachers Are Writing An Entire Math Textbook This Weekend
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by DT Hernandez, Mihail Gavrilov and 3 others
Who says textbook creation has to be a long-term project? A group of Finnish mathematics researchers, teachers, and students are writing an entire math textbook in three days. In fact, they're writing it right now. They started Friday, September 28,...
DT Hernandez Mihail Gavrilov welearnmore Mark D Johnson Edudemic
Why NOT to admire Asian schools
washingtonpost.com  ❘   Shared by Wesley Fryer, Ph.D., Teachers@ PPTA and 2 others
In this election year, we hear much about how bad U.S. schools are. Speakers and television ads admire the Asian nations of Singapore, Japan and Korea, and the cities of Hong Kong and Shanghai, whose students beat our kids on international tests ....
Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. Teachers@ PPTA Scott McLeod Urbanlad
Is Your Child Ready for 21st Century Learning?
spicylearning.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Steve Clark, Alec Couros and 1 other
Our class was featured in the September edition of Canadian Family magazine. Thanks to Jennifer Reynolds for letting me share it here. Click the cover below to take a gander.
Steve Clark  Alec Couros Laurie Renton
How To Properly Integrate Classroom Technology
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Edudemic, Mario Addesa and 1 other
I recently entered a competition in which I submitted some lesson plans that use technology. The idea was that a certain number of the "best" lessons would earn a significant sum of money for their school to spend on technology. I don't usually get...
Edudemic Mario Addesa Trevor Connolly
8 Unique Online Presentation Tools for Students| The Committed Sardine
21stcenturyfluency.com  ❘   Shared by Kali Root, Cindy Geddes and 1 other
A great presentation is more than just a vehicle for delivering facts and information. You know this because when you've witnessed a great one you've walked away entertained, refreshed, and inspired. Chances are you'll remember certain things about...
Kali Root Cindy Geddes Kevin Honeycutt
Looking for Lesson Plan ideas? Try the new Claco!
blog.teachercast.net  ❘   Shared by Jordan Hamel, Gail LeGrand and 1 other
Jordan Hamel Gail LeGrand Erin Klein
Education Rethink: 13 Ways to Engage Reluctant Writers
educationrethink.com  ❘   Shared by Dughall McCormick, Robert Drummond and 1 other
Dughall McCormick Robert Drummond Mathias Poulsen
5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) – From Tom on Edudemic
edtechteacher.org  ❘   Shared by Henry Paananen, Kali Root and 1 other
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...
Henry Paananen Kali Root  Alec Couros
As Children's Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity
creativitypost.com  ❘   Shared by Margoflower, Richard Prowse and 1 other
By Dr. Peter Gray | Sep 29, 2012 Synopsis New research suggests that American schoolchildren are becoming less creative. If anything makes Americans stand tall internationally it is creativity .  "American ingenuity" is admired everywhere. We are...
Margoflower Richard Prowse Education Futures
I Came, I Saw, I Learned...: PowerPoint: Create an Infographic
iconlogic.blogs.com  ❘   Shared by Karen Bolotin and Paulo Simões
by AJ George  If you need to create an Infographic, there are better programs than PowerPoint that you could use. Photoshop would be a good choice, or maybe Fireworks. That being said, PowerPoint is likely on your office computer right now....
Karen Bolotin Paulo Simões
Sometimes We Have to Break Our Rules
pernilleripp.com  ❘   Shared by John T. Spencer and Pernille Ripp
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John T. Spencer Pernille Ripp
Help Your Child Succeed in Our Digital World
ourkids.net  ❘   Shared by Jennifer Miller and Darin Jolly, Ed.D.
Disclaimer: Information presented on this page may be paid advertising provided by the [advertisers/schools] and is not warranted or guaranteed by OurKids.net or its associated websites. See Terms and Conditions .
Jennifer Miller Darin Jolly, Ed.D.
Mr. Barnz, Please Read the New York Times Review
dianeravitch.net  ❘   Shared by Larry Ferlazzo and Diane Ravitch
Daniel Barnz, the director of "Won't Back Down," continues to insist in various forums, most recently in an article he wrote for Huffington Post, that the movie is not anti-union. It's just a good story. It has no political agenda. It has nothing to...
Larry Ferlazzo Diane Ravitch
img.ly photo sharing service for twitter
img.ly  ❘   Shared by Tony Parkin and anthony evans
Posted on September 29, 2012 from Twitterrific Show Full View Malcolm has a plan in tonight's #thickofit. BBC2 9.45pm. Here he is planning it.
Tony Parkin  anthony evans
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