Sunday, 14 October 2012

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The Crazy Facts About Apples Role In Education, The Flip: End of a Love Affair, 4 Ways We Can Connect With Parents, Can Superintendents Raise TestScores?, How Online Tools Are Being Used To Teach Science, A Life Worth Living, Tinkering with Tin-Can, The A Z of Education Technology Tools, Learning with 'e's: Seven reasons teachers should blog, Star Wars Ships Compared In An Epically Composed Poster, Reading someone's Gmail doesn't violate federal statute, court finds, Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand, Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Teach This! Teaching with lesson plans and ideas that rock 10/13/2012, How High School Students Use Facebook To Fool College Admissions Officers, KillingCreativity?
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The Crazy Facts About Apple’s Role In Education
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Jeff Johnson, John Goldsmith and 1 other
Today's children were born and raised in a world of digital convenience, so it's no surprise that mobile is so popular on the playground. Apple has long realized the potential of the pre-teen set and has targeted them with iPads, learning apps, smart...
Jeff Johnson John Goldsmith Danielle Hartman
The Flip: End of a Love Affair
plpnetwork.com  ❘   Shared by Carolyn Durley, Paul McKean and 1 other
Posted by Shelley Wright on Oct 8, 2012 in Less Teacher, More Student , Making The Shift , The How of 21st Century Teaching , Voices | 0 comments A little over a year ago I wrote a post about the flipped classroom, why I loved it, and how I used...
Carolyn Durley Paul McKean Stephen Morris
4 Ways We Can Connect With Parents
connectedprincipals.com  ❘   Shared by Shannon Smith, Roberto Camean and 1 other
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by familymwr Recently I was asked about the idea of using specialized software to connect with parents so that they can login, see all of their child's grades, marks, assignments, homework, and a ton of other...
Shannon Smith Roberto Camean Michael Berry
Can Superintendents Raise Test Scores?
larrycuban.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Assess Well, Jeff Livingston and 1 other
John Deasy , who was appointed superintendent of the 672,000-student Los Angeles district in January, will be evaluated … on improvement in the graduation rate, student proficiency and attendance. But he also has the opportunity to earn up to $30,000...
Assess Well Jeff Livingston  Alec Couros
How Online Tools Are Being Used To Teach Science
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by John Goldsmith, Danielle Hartman and 1 other
While many 'old school' teachers out there might shun the use of technology and new teaching methods in the classroom (think flipped classrooms and PBL), it really makes a lot of sense to use these fabulous tools to teach students – especially for...
John Goldsmith Danielle Hartman Gerhard Bless
A Life Worth Living
georgecouros.ca  ❘   Shared by Antonio Vendramin, Michael Berry and 1 other
This video and the quote below blew me away: "It is absolutely stupid to spend your time doing things you don't like, in order to go on doing things you don't like and to teach your children to follow in the same track…What we are doing, is...
Antonio Vendramin Michael Berry George Couros
Tinkering with Tin-Can
elearningindustry.com  ❘   Shared by John Curran and Christopher Pappas
For those of you who don't know yet, the eLearning protocol SCORM is going through a massive make-over, specifically from SCORM v1.2/2004 to what is currently being labeled as Tin-Can API .  The overhaul is so significant that it will likely reshape...
John Curran Christopher Pappas
The A – Z of Education Technology Tools
fractuslearning.com  ❘   Shared by Sally Loan and John Goldsmith
My favourite education technology tools for every letter of the alphabet! A udioboo – for recording and sharing audio blogs. A great way to encourage kids to get interactive and spontaneous with blogging, particularly if old-school written blogs...
Sally Loan John Goldsmith
Learning with 'e's: Seven reasons teachers should blog
steve-wheeler.blogspot.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Shelley Burgess and Steven W. Anderson
Shelley Burgess Steven W. Anderson
Star Wars Ships Compared In An Epically Composed Poster
bitrebels.com  ❘   Shared by David Smith and KoreenOlbrish
When it comes to Star Wars , one thing has always been the center of attention, and that is the spaceships that inhabit the Star Wars universe. Back when the first Star Wars movie came out, we were all mesmerized by their creativity and futuristic...
David Smith KoreenOlbrish
Reading someone's Gmail doesn't violate federal statute, court finds
arstechnica.com  ❘   Shared by TweetSmarter and Deb Mills-Scofield
SC court says Gmail not "electronic storage" by Stored Communications Act.
TweetSmarter Deb Mills-Scofield
Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand
learninginhand.com  ❘   Shared by Shawn Rubin and Phil Dawson
Apple has introduced  Guided Access  in iOS 6. It keeps your device in a single app and allows you to control which features are available.  Locking a mobile device into a single app has been a request of parents and educators for some time. Using...
Shawn Rubin Phil Dawson
Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Teach This! Teaching with lesson plans and ideas that rock 10/13/2012
coolcatteacher.blogspot.com  ❘   Shared by Lisa Dabbs and Alfred Thompson
Make your own political campaign ad Students can make their own political ads on this new website from PBS. This is a cool idea, just realize that these topics are very emotional, so handle what you do well. tags: education teaching politics...
Lisa Dabbs Alfred Thompson
How High School Students Use Facebook To Fool College Admissions Officers
readwriteweb.com  ❘   Shared by clairedonlan and Celeste Payne
College admissions officers have learned to check applicants' Facebook profiles, and what they see there can have a negative impact on the students' chances. Guess what? The kids are a step ahead of them.   Parents, teachers and guidance counselors...
clairedonlan Celeste Payne
Killing Creativity?
abvendramin.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Hugh McDonald and Antonio Vendramin
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Hugh McDonald Antonio Vendramin
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