Sunday, 28 October 2012

Cathy Koos, Kelly Christopherson and others share top stories

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5 Tips From Successful Online Students, The 20 Best Pinterest Boards About Education Technology, 10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do, For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer, Are Textbooks an Obstacle to Learning?, Learn to Play: Minecraft in the classroom, Open & Connected Learning, 50 Awesome Chemistry Videos For The Busy Science Teacher, NC Teacher: I Quit, 12 Most Definitive Ways To Graduate High School For Good!!!, 7 Best deviantART Alternatives for Web Designers to Showcase their Skills, Why Do Some of America's Wealthiest Individuals Have Fingers in Louisiana's Education System?, Results slump anticipated when linear exams reign, 9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again, Cancellation of long-form census taking toll on Statistics Canada data
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5 Tips From Successful Online Students
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Kelly Christopherson, Jan gijselhart and 3 others
In the age of MOOCs , degrees which give you the option to take some classes 'distance', and other programs that are all-online, many people are considering the pros and cons of taking classes on the internet. If you've never taken a class online...
Kelly Christopherson Jan gijselhart Miles MacFarlane Gerhard Bless Edudemic
The 20 Best Pinterest Boards About Education Technology
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Robert Nava, Isabella Osswald and 3 others
Pinterest is quickly becoming one of the biggest sources inspiration and innovation when it comes to cooking, design, and education. That's right, education is a prominent fixture on Pinterest now and that, of course, means that education technology...
Robert Nava Isabella Osswald Pam Hernandez Mario Addesa Kevin Tame
10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do
mashable.com  ❘   Shared by JP Hale, Tom Boito and 2 others
Between hosting webpages and emailing files straight to your folders, there's a lot you can do with Dropbox that you never knew before.
JP Hale Tom Boito chickenseychelles Terri D Harings
For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer
blogs.kqed.org  ❘   Shared by Darin Johnston, JackieGerstein Ed.D. and 2 others
For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer October 26, 2012 | 7:00 AM | By Katrina Schwartz Thinkstock In a traditional classroom, the teacher is the center of attention, the owner of knowledge and information. Teachers often...
Darin Johnston JackieGerstein Ed.D. Nat Waters Raymond Giovanelli
Are Textbooks an Obstacle to Learning?
edumusings.com  ❘   Shared by Jon Smith, Kent Polen and 1 other
Posted on Saturday, October 27th, 2012 at 10:03 am. Written by Ben Stern Reposted from SmartBlog on Education :   In  "We Don't Need No Stink'n Textbooks,"  Tom Whitby convincingly argues that textbooks are as obstructive to learning as they are...
Jon Smith Kent Polen Tom Whitby
Learn to Play: Minecraft in the classroom
eurogamer.net  ❘   Shared by Cathy Koos, Ryan Bretag and 1 other
Eurogamer goes to a New York school to see how games are being used for good. By Jeffrey Matulef Published 26 October, 2012 Imagine being eight years old today. You pack your bag, hop on a bus, act like your crush has cooties and go through...
Cathy Koos Ryan Bretag JackieGerstein Ed.D.
Open & Connected Learning
slideshare.net  ❘   Shared by Steven Knight, Mark Smithers and 1 other
"To answer your question, I did use Youtube to learn how to dance. I consider it my 'main' teacher." "10 years ago, street dance was very exclusive, especially rare dances like popping (the one I teach and do). You either had to learn it from a...
Steven Knight Mark Smithers  Alec Couros
50 Awesome Chemistry Videos For The Busy Science Teacher
teachthought.com  ❘   Shared by Ryan Bretag, Mark Burgess and 1 other
10/26/2012, Terry Heick , Leave a comment Though we don't often recognize it, chemistry defines nearly every element of our everyday lives. From the reactions that fuel the sun to the biology of our bodies to the technology in our gadgets,...
Ryan Bretag Mark Burgess Mario Addesa
NC Teacher: "I Quit"
dianeravitch.net  ❘   Shared by Scorebusters, Mark Burgess and 1 other
Kris L. Nielsen Monroe, NC 28110 Union County Public Schools Human Resources Department 400 North Church Street Monroe, NC 28112 October 25, 2012 To All it May Concern: I'm doing something I thought I would never do—something that will make...
Scorebusters Mark Burgess Blaise Johnson
12 Most Definitive Ways To "Graduate" High School For Good!!!
12most.com  ❘   Shared by Angela Maiers and Lisa Dabbs
Posted by Anthony Meindl on Oct 26, 2012 in Blog , Family & Parenting , Health , Inspiration , Lifestyle | For most of us High School sucked. For those "chosen few" who seemed to fly through the halls with the utmost of ease, they too were...
Angela Maiers Lisa Dabbs
7 Best deviantART Alternatives for Web Designers to Showcase their Skills
1stwebdesigner.com  ❘   Shared by Daniel Zeevi and Mattias Grenhall
There can be many reasons to stick to deviantART (dA) — the biggest art community and a basic step for a design newcomer. At the same time none of these reasons should prevent you from participating in other professional networks and showcasing your...
Daniel Zeevi Mattias Grenhall
Why Do Some of America's Wealthiest Individuals Have Fingers in Louisiana's Education System?
thenation.com  ❘   Shared by Richard Lakin and Two Teacherz
Richard Lakin Two Teacherz
Results slump anticipated when linear exams reign
tes.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Matthew Russell and The tes
news | Published in TES magazine on 26 October, 2012 | By: William Stewart Study shows grades will plummet when modular GCSEs are axed The end of GCSE grade inflation will lead to a sharp plunge in results in two years' time because of changes to...
Matthew Russell The tes
9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again
thejournal.com  ❘   Shared by Doug Peterson and Holly Boardman
Doug Peterson Holly Boardman
Cancellation of long-form census taking toll on Statistics Canada data
winnipegfreepress.com  ❘   Shared by Mary Underhill and Brycen Dwayne Janzen
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cancellation of the long-form census has started to take a toll on Statistics Canada's data. The agency released its final segment of the 2011 census last week, focusing on languages. However it included a...
Mary Underhill Brycen Dwayne Janzen
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