Saturday, 20 October 2012

Kyle Pace, Susan M. Bearden and others share top stories Daily Briefing
Why Learning Should Be Messy, 5 Things To Know About The BYOD Trend, Stop Stealing Dreams - Seth Godin on Education, Common Core Drives Interest in Open Education Resources, A Quick Guide to Twitter Educational Hashtags, Facebook to help overhaul ICT curriculum, Mitchell resigns over police row, Naace: Naace Impact Awards 2013, Building a Creativity Climate, 10 Strategies to Promote Deeper Learning, The 25 Most Used Mobile Apps In Education, CESI Webcam, Minnesota Gives Coursera the Boot, Citing a Decades-Old Law, Studies: Childhood Experiences Affect Brain Development, Is Pheed the New Twitter?
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Here's the best 15 of the bunch
Why Learning Should Be Messy  ❘   Shared by Melanie Greenberg , Stephen A. Martin and 4 others
Why Learning Should Be Messy October 18, 2012 | 9:49 AM | By Tina Barseghian The following is an excerpt of One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student's Assessment of School , by 17-year-old Nikhil Goyle, a senior at Syosset High School in Woodbury, New...
Melanie Greenberg Stephen A. Martin Jon Perera Carolyn Durley Diane Kashin Ozge Karaoglu Ergen
5 Things To Know About The BYOD Trend  ❘   Shared by Susan M. Bearden and Edudemic
This post is part of a series on choosing the best device for your school or district. Be sure to check out the full-length discussion in the July issue of Edudemic Magazine for iPad. The Bring-Your-Own-Device trend makes sense. It's cost-effective...
Susan M. Bearden Edudemic
Stop Stealing Dreams - Seth Godin on Education  ❘   Shared by Institute of Play and Kevin Tame
Seth Godin - brilliant as always, on the future of education & what we can do about it.
Institute of Play Kevin Tame
Common Core Drives Interest in Open Education Resources  ❘   Shared by Frank Crawford and Education Week
Published Online: October 15, 2012 Published in Print: October 17, 2012, as Open Educational Resources Surge Features Spurred by the adoption of common-core standards by nearly every state, the movement for open digital resources is growing as...
Frank Crawford Education Week
A Quick Guide to Twitter Educational Hashtags  ❘   Shared by Brian Carlson and isteconnects
Brian Carlson isteconnects
Facebook to help overhaul ICT curriculum  ❘   Shared by Damien Deakes and Digital Maverick
Speaking in January, Mr Gove said that ICT in UK schools was "harmful and dull" and must be radically revamped to prepare pupils for the future. The new teacher training courses, which will start from September 2013, will take on boards not just...
Damien Deakes Digital Maverick
Mitchell resigns over police row  ❘   Shared by Peter Quigley and Pete Read
Andrew Mitchell has quit as government chief whip after weeks of pressure over an argument with police officers in Downing Street. The Tory MP has admitted swearing at officers in the incident but again denied calling police "plebs". He told David...
Peter Quigley Pete Read
Naace: Naace Impact Awards 2013  ❘   Shared by James Langley and Naace
Naace has no doubt about the impact that ICT can have on learning and teaching when used well by skilled and creative professionals. ICT makes a real difference to learner's achievement and engagement; it offers access to resources that would...
James Langley Naace
Building a Creativity Climate  ❘   Shared by Kyle Pace and Joan Young
Though fixing the limitations of our educational system is not the focus of this research, embracing the known factors that enhance creativity can, at the very least, help us to harness the dormant innovation within our workplaces, and continue to compete as a nation moving forward.
Kyle Pace Joan Young
10 Strategies to Promote Deeper Learning  ❘   Shared by Tom Vander Ark and Kathy Casey
October 19, 2012 - by Tom Vander Ark Author Bernie Trilling  asked, "What would it take for more students to benefit from deeper learning?" Trilling was referring to education that pushes beyond the basics, is engaging and challenging, and prepares...
Tom Vander Ark Kathy Casey
The 25 Most Used Mobile Apps In Education  ❘   Shared by Allyson Bartley and Edudemic
Apps, smartphones, and tablets are storming into classrooms around the world. But how do you figure out which apps are being used by teachers, admins, students, and parents ? It's not an easy task, to be sure. But you can rest assured there are...
Allyson  Bartley Edudemic
CESI Webcam  ❘   Shared by MissionV and Pam
Cumann Ríomh-Oideachais na hÉireann | Voluntarily supporting ICT in Education since 1973
MissionV Pam
Minnesota Gives Coursera the Boot, Citing a Decades-Old Law  ❘   Shared by Nathan Hall and Liz Dorland=Chimera
Coursera offers free, online courses to people around the world, but if you live in Minnesota, company officials are urging you to log off or head for the border. The state's Office of Higher Education has informed the popular provider of massive...
Nathan Hall Liz Dorland=Chimera
Studies: Childhood Experiences Affect Brain Development  ❘   Shared by Susanne Koch and Education Week
Early-childhood education advocates focus on the importance of increasing access to quality child care and early learning to make sure that kids get the best chance at success in school and life. But advocates may do well to pay attention to the...
Susanne Koch Education Week
Is Pheed the New Twitter?  ❘   Shared by thomas clifford and Leslie Esneault
Miley Cyrus seems to think so. As does Ashley Tisdale, David Guetta, Paris Hilton, Chris Brown, and thousands of others who have joined the site in a matter of days. So what is Pheed? In short, think of it as Twitter, with a business plan. We always hear of "the-next-greatest-idea" social network [...]
thomas clifford Leslie Esneault
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