Tuesday, 16 October 2012

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Got Engineers, America? Have Your Kids Study Lego Bricks in School!, Ideas for Integrating a Student Blog into Your Curriculum, This Weeks #ntchat: Conservation in theClassroom, Textbook Publisher Pearson Takes Down 1.5 Million Teacher And Student Blogs With A Single DMCA Notice, How Children Used Technology 100 Years Ago, Low Income Students' Test Scores Leap 30% With Smartphone Use, French president bans homework for students across the nation, Best iOS Apps for Mobile Learning Online Universities, 6 Ways To Reduce Neck Pain While Using An iPad, Harvard ready to launch its first free online courses Monday, Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century, New app to help kids learn maths using Facebook as a reward, How Many Leads Are You Wasting?, Response: Classroom Strategies to Foster a Growth Mindset, Get Your Personal Learning Network in Place Before You Need It
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Got Engineers, America? Have Your Kids Study Lego Bricks in School!
forbes.com  ❘   Shared by Michael Berry, Eric Sheninger and 1 other
BrickCon 2012 was still disassembling it's last Lego brick structures on Monday morning in Seattle. 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of BrickCon and the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. This yearly convention is a gathering of Lego brick aficionados from all over the country. But, among the fellowship of the rank and file, these Lego lovers have built a popular movement from coast to coast. Its goal is nothing short of inspiring future generations of engineers in the United States, one Lego brick at a time.
Michael Berry Eric Sheninger Tina Barseghian
Ideas for Integrating a Student Blog into Your Curriculum
pernilleripp.com  ❘   Shared by Lyn Hilt, Linda Lindsay and 1 other
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Lyn Hilt Linda Lindsay Pernille Ripp
This Weeks #ntchat: Conservation in the Classroom
teachingwithsoul.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by Lisa Dabbs, Greta Shelly and 1 other
Post navigation Posted on October 15, 2012 by teachingwithsoul Bringing conservation topics to the classroom can be a challenge for many teachers, that's why this week we are welcoming Susan Fulginiti of Georgia-Pacific to join our weekly New...
Lisa Dabbs Greta Shelly Shelly S Terrell
Textbook Publisher Pearson Takes Down 1.5 Million Teacher And Student Blogs With A Single DMCA Notice
techdirt.com  ❘   Shared by LeAnn Suchy, Meenoo Rami and 1 other
from the 38-year-old-content-in-a-5-year-old-post-equals-1.5-million-dead-blogs dept If there's one thing we've seen plenty of here at Techdirt, it's the damage a single DMCA takedown notice can do. From shuttering a legitimate ebook lending site to...
LeAnn Suchy Meenoo Rami Tim O'Reilly
How Children Used Technology 100 Years Ago
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Derek James Richards, Daniel Zeevi and 1 other
Times have changed for the world of education and technology over the past 100 years. Sure, that's easy to say. But how can you visualize just how much things have changed? Thanks to the U.S. National Archives, there's now photographs that will...
Derek James Richards Daniel Zeevi Kevin Tame
Low Income Students' Test Scores Leap 30% With Smartphone Use
mashable.com  ❘   Shared by David Hollingshead, Milton Ramirez and 1 other
Qualcomm's Wireless Reach Initiative aims to conquer the digital divide between those who can afford wireless internet access and those who can't.
David Hollingshead Milton Ramirez Kyle Pace
French president bans homework for students across the nation
globaltvedmonton.com  ❘   Shared by Elisabeth Howell, Patrick Larkin and 1 other
Elisabeth Howell Patrick Larkin Lyn Hilt
Best iOS Apps for Mobile Learning » Online Universities
onlineuniversities.com  ❘   Shared by Daniel Zeevi, Benji Chan and 1 other
Debating Education – What's at Stake in the 2012 Election?
Daniel Zeevi Benji Chan Alex Santos, SPHR
6 Ways To Reduce Neck Pain While Using An iPad
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by John Goldsmith, Robert Fetter and 1 other
Bending your neck to look at your tablet or computer screen is nothing new to teachers, students, admins, and pretty much everyone. But what about prolonged usage? It's been hard to know until now. A study by the Harvard School of Public Health...
John Goldsmith Robert Fetter tshreve
Harvard ready to launch its first free online courses Monday
boston.com  ❘   Shared by gisele brugger, Ruairidh Nicolson and 1 other
By Brock Parker, Town Correspondent America's oldest college will make a leap into cyberspace Monday as Harvard University will begin offering its first free online courses through a joint venture called edX that the school established with MIT in...
gisele brugger Ruairidh Nicolson Phil Komarny
Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century
hbr.org  ❘   Shared by SupportBritIT and Mike Briercliffe
Artwork: Tamar Cohen, Andrew J Buboltz, 2011, silk screen on a page from a high school yearbook, 8.5" x 12" When Jonathan Goldman arrived for work in June 2006 at LinkedIn, the business networking site, the place still felt like a start-up. The...
SupportBritIT Mike Briercliffe
New app to help kids learn maths using Facebook as a reward
siliconrepublic.com  ❘   Shared by AvatarGeneration and MissionV
Innovation 15.10.2012 Share: Pin It + more Mail this article to your colleagues linkedin Digg delicious Blogger Yahoo Buzz reddit Ronan and Pierce Higgins, co-founders of Aftermath Dublin start-up Aftermath has come up with new e-learning...
AvatarGeneration MissionV
How Many Leads Are You Wasting?
brandingpersonality.com  ❘   Shared by Angela Maiers and Pam Moore
According to this Forbes article ,  you're wasting 71% of your leads. That's right, 71%. Ken Krogue and his team of researchers examined 10,000 companies. They found that only 27% of web-based leads ever get contacted. It takes an average of 46...
Angela Maiers Pam Moore
Response: Classroom Strategies to Foster a Growth Mindset
blogs.edweek.org  ❘   Shared by Dwight Carter and Larry Ferlazzo
The question asked last week was: What are actions teachers can take to help their students develop a growth mindset? As Professor Carol Dweck -- one of authors of today's guest response and the developer of the term and concept -- has written...
Dwight Carter Larry Ferlazzo
Get Your Personal Learning Network in Place – Before You Need It
traffic.shareaholic.com  ❘   Shared by Bon Crowder and Vijay Krishnan
I witnessed something very strange on Twitter the other day. A parent was desperately trying to get help for his 10th grade child. His stream of tweets was quite negative and disturbing to read. It seems this parent had no math contacts on Twitter...
Bon Crowder Vijay Krishnan
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