Tuesday, 6 November 2012

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The 100 Best Learning Tools Of 2012 As Chosen By You, Whats Happening at FWK?, Learning In Burlington: Pew Survey Shows Schools Are Not Adequately Preparing Students, MPs warn Gove of low morale in department, Is Facebook broken on purpose to sell promoted posts?, Starbucks caffeinates mobile payments with over 2M mobile transactions per week, 5 Tips From Successful Online Learning Students Online Learning Update, Respite on Ed. Issues Unlikely for Election Winners, Why global awareness matters to schools, CSU forging smart partnerships in online learning studies Online Learning Update, The World Clock Meeting Planner, 21 Colorful Web Designs to Inspire You, SlideShark is the Presentation App to Beat, Introducing . . . Drive Workshops, The League of Extraordinary Librarians: SLJs latest tech survey shows that media specialists are leading the way
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The 100 Best Learning Tools Of 2012 As Chosen By You
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Patrick Plante, Corrie Barclay and 7 others
It's a magical time of year. The time when we start seeing some of the best roundups of web tools and apps being used to enhance learning around the world. We'll be doing our darnedest to bring you the most useful lists and guides created by the many...
Patrick Plante Corrie Barclay Edudemic We Inspire Futures Baiba Svenca Jesse Lubinsky Kevin Tame Tom Whitby welearnmore
What’s Happening at FWK?
opencontent.org  ❘   Shared by Paul McKean, juandoming and 2 others
Post navigation Several people have pressed me for a public statement regarding what is happening at Flat World Knowledge. So here you are. I have been involved with Flat World Knowledge since its founding. As temporary CTO during initial...
Paul McKean juandoming George Siemens Audrey Watters
Learning In Burlington: Pew Survey Shows Schools Are Not Adequately Preparing Students
patrickmlarkin.com  ❘   Shared by Chris Hon, Robert Nava and 2 others
Chris Hon Robert Nava Kristen Swanson Patrick Larkin
MPs warn Gove of low morale in department
independent.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Jane Considine, alan mills and 1 other
Jane Considine alan mills Dorothy Lepkowska
Is Facebook "broken on purpose" to sell promoted posts?
arstechnica.com  ❘   Shared by Rey Junco, Todd Waller and 1 other
Traffic from fan pages drops as new option to pay for reach appears.
Rey Junco Todd Waller ToddInKC
Starbucks caffeinates mobile payments with over 2M mobile transactions per week
mobilecommercedaily.com  ❘   Shared by ToddInKC and Todd Waller
Receive the latest articles for free. Click here to get the Luxury Daily newsletters. By Chantal Tode November 5, 2012 Starbucks continues to expand its role as a leading mobile payments provider as evidenced in comments made last week by a company...
ToddInKC Todd Waller
5 Tips From Successful Online Learning Students « Online Learning Update
people.uis.edu  ❘   Shared by Ian Huckabee and Tracy L. Bissette
by Edudemic 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...
Ian Huckabee Tracy L. Bissette
Respite on Ed. Issues Unlikely for Election Winners
edweek.org  ❘   Shared by Education Week and ENA
Published Online: November 5, 2012 Published in Print: November 7, 2012, as Crunch Seen on Ed. Issues After Election By Alyson Klein Premium article access courtesy of Edweek.org. Read more FREE content ! Printer-Friendly Email Article Reprints...
Education Week ENA
Why global awareness matters to schools
guardian.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Andrew Campbell and alan mills
Schools are increasingly finding ways to help students develop as global citizens. But can we do more to incorporate global issues into the curriculum? Jeremy Sutcliffe reports
Andrew Campbell alan mills
CSU forging smart partnerships in online learning studies « Online Learning Update
people.uis.edu  ❘   Shared by Tracy L. Bissette and Ian Huckabee
by the Coloradoan CSU deserves a lot of credit for recognizing that the college student is changing. Gone are the days of every student being fresh out of high school; today, they're joined by an increasing number of students who are both older and...
Tracy L. Bissette Ian Huckabee
The World Clock Meeting Planner
timeanddate.com  ❘   Shared by Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay
Coordinated Universal Time - the international basis for other time zones. Same time as for GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) and Zulu time . Note that United Kingdom is not on GMT during summer.
Vicki Davis Julie Lindsay
21 Colorful Web Designs to Inspire You
webdesignledger.com  ❘   Shared by Mattias Grenhall and Thomas Marzano
In Inspiration Posted by Gisele Muller on Nov 5, 2012 | No Comments We often showcase websites here on WDL that have a minimalistic design style – where the color palette usually doesn't extend beyond white, black and shades of gray. But sometimes,...
Mattias Grenhall Thomas Marzano
SlideShark is the Presentation App to Beat
chronicle.com  ❘   Shared by Eric Sheninger and briankotts
As I've written about before on ProfHacker, I am striving to go paperless at conferences and in the classroom . Aside from saving paper, I simply prefer carrying less with me wherever I go. An iPad or other tablet makes this increasingly possible,...
Eric Sheninger briankotts
Introducing . . . Drive Workshops
danpink.com  ❘   Shared by Isabella Osswald and Cindy Huggett
November 5th, 2012 After more than a year of planning, I'm proud to announce that we've just begun rolling out a series of workshops built on the ideas in Drive and geared to help organizations put those ideas into action. Check out the new Drive...
Isabella Osswald Cindy Huggett
The League of Extraordinary Librarians: SLJ's latest tech survey shows that media specialists are leading the way
thedigitalshift.com  ❘   Shared by Louise Brooks and KevinHodgson
Louise Brooks KevinHodgson
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