Thursday, 1 November 2012

Ian Huckabee, Beth Sanders and others share top stories

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How to make BYOD work for your schools, 10 Free Web Tools For Teachers Being Used Right Now, Sir Terry Leahy: 'I was no great maths genius', We need to think very, very seriously about this, Online learning arrangements stalling professors union contract Online Learning Update, What Does an Ideal Learning Environment Look Like?, The Commission on Living Standards report in 9 graphs, A Look At How Open Source Textbooks May Actually Work, The Impact of Twitter on Blogging, The Teacher's Guide to Facebook, #TESchat, Seth's Blog, Stop and review the cuts to benefits and services which are falling disproportionately on disabled people, their carers and families, Schools Must Help Educators Transform PD into Personal Discovery, Leaderskilz
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How to make BYOD work for your schools
eschoolnews.com  ❘   Shared by Scott Newcomb, Vijay Krishnan and 2 others
How to make BYOD work for your schools Ed-tech directors share their strategies for meeting challenges such as access, security By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor Read more by Laura Devaney "Bring your own device" (BYOD) initiatives are relatively...
Scott Newcomb Vijay Krishnan Ariellah Rosenberg Steve Hayes
10 Free Web Tools For Teachers Being Used Right Now
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Oakland Schools, Kevin Tame and 2 others
The internet is agog with useful resources for teaching one way or another. Tutors, teachers and of course students are already benefiting from the use of such tools. And, a great thing about them is that a lot of these resources are actually...
Oakland Schools Kevin Tame John Goldsmith Brian C. Bailey
Sir Terry Leahy: 'I was no great maths genius'
telegraph.co.uk  ❘   Shared by Vijay Krishnan, twynhamsociology and 1 other
Maths is a subject that is quite sequential – you have to learn to do step one before you can do step two and so on. And as soon as you don't understand one step, you fall behind. Too many youngsters just don't have the confidence to put their hands...
Vijay Krishnan twynhamsociology Tibshirani
We need to think very, very seriously about this
bengrey.com  ❘   Shared by Scott McLeod, Bill Selak and 1 other
We need to think very, very seriously about this Oct 30 This story is incredible, and admittedly, unfinished. There's much more we need to learn that hasn't been told yet, but what we do know c(sh)ould change things. Maybe even a whole lot of...
Scott McLeod Bill Selak David Hollingshead
Online learning arrangements stalling professors' union contract « Online Learning Update
people.uis.edu  ❘   Shared by Ian Huckabee and Tracy L. Bissette
by Melissa Daniels, Pennsylvania Independent Online courses are playing a role in PASSHE's contract negotiation with the professors' union. Right now, professors are compensated at $800 per credit when developing a new online course. Professors in...
Ian Huckabee Tracy L. Bissette
What Does an Ideal Learning Environment Look Like?
gettingsmart.com  ❘   Shared by Stephen Harris and Tom Vander Ark
October 31, 2012 - by Guest Author "What Does an Ideal Learning Environment Look Like?" by Adrienne Albregts first appeared on the CompassLearning Navigator. How would you describe the perfect learning environment? Yes, I realize the question is...
Stephen Harris Tom Vander Ark
The Commission on Living Standards report in 9 graphs
newstatesman.com  ❘   Shared by Doug James and twynhamsociology
Protestors on Piccadilly, London, demand a living wage. Photograph: Getty Images Wages have stagnated Even as productivity grew Inflation also eats away far more at the incomes of those who struggle to buy essentials Non-wage sources of...
Doug James twynhamsociology
A Look At How Open Source Textbooks May Actually Work
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by John Goldsmith and Miguel Mendoza
As we move into the world of digital education and blended learning, the fact that textbooks are still expensive and printed seems shocking. The gauntlet has been thrown down and the race to build a reliable and open source textbook that meets the...
John Goldsmith Miguel Mendoza
The Impact of Twitter on Blogging
ideasandthoughts.org  ❘   Shared by Alfonso Gonzalez and Kelly Dumont
Blogs , twitter Oct 31 After a recent post by Graham Wegner , who I've been reading for at least 5 years,  and the ongoing thoughts I have about the impact of twitter on many things, I decided to send out a quick poll…via twitter. Have you or do...
Alfonso Gonzalez Kelly Dumont
The Teacher's Guide to Facebook
mashable.com  ❘   Shared by PragmaticMom and profteresa
We spoke with teachers, professors and other education professionals about Facebook best practices.
PragmaticMom profteresa
#TESchat
tes.co.uk  ❘   Shared by The tes and tes Primary
Video webchat - Tom Bennett on "Why aren't they behaving yet?" - Tuesday 30 October, 2pm Our resident behaviour guru will be on hand to answer your queries about how to deal with behaviour issues once the honeymoon period with a new class has...
The tes tes Primary
Seth's Blog
sethgodin.typepad.com  ❘   Shared by Beth Sanders and Bret Bailey
In the face of billions of dollars of destruction, of the loss of life, of families distrupted, it's easy to wonder what we were so hung up on just a few days ago. Many just went face to face with an epic natural disaster, and millions are still...
Beth Sanders Bret Bailey
Stop and review the cuts to benefits and services which are falling disproportionately on disabled people, their carers and families
epetitions.direct.gov.uk  ❘   Shared by YoungCharityTrustees and Donna Comerford
Responsible department: Department for Work and Pensions The government were embarking on wholesale reform of the benefit system when the economic crisis struck. These welfare reforms had not been piloted and the plan was to monitor and assess the...
YoungCharityTrustees Donna Comerford
Schools Must Help Educators Transform "PD" into Personal Discovery
districtadministration.com  ❘   Shared by Sahal سهيل النجم and Will Richardson
Educators pursuing professional development can learn anytime, anywhere, using personalized global classrooms with hand picked "teachers" and "textbooks." You have an open Tuesday night? Take up a live chat with Australian educators about math...
Sahal سهيل النجم Will Richardson
Leaderskilz
soderquist.org  ❘   Shared by Baiba Svenca and Sidneyeve Matrix
Not playing? Watch the Vimeo version. We've all seen it. It rears its ugly head at almost every meeting. Fraught with mismatched neon colors, 25 bullet points, and custom animation, it's the hideous PowerPoint presentation. If you're guilty of...
Baiba Svenca Sidneyeve Matrix
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