Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Daily Twitter education news

Nick Chater,
Here's what's happening on Twitter
  Nick Chater

Massive Open Online Courses Prove Popular, if Not Lucrative Yet
New companies are partnering with universities to offer online courses, in an effort that could define the future of higher education — if anyone can figure out how to make money.
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The bookless school with iPads for all
A academy in Bolton is pushing the boundaries of education by putting away pens and paper and giving all pupils and teachers their own iPad.
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10 steps technology directors can take to stay relevant
The role of the typical school district technology director has become obsolete. Speak with your average teacher in many school districts in the U.S., and
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Reframing and Refining the Worksheet
Worksheets matter! I know we hear a lot of talking points that tell us to get rid of them, but I think it's much more complicated than that. That call for "no more worksheets" comes from a place wher
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44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class (Part 1)
Tired of battling the use of smartphones in class? Disengage from the battle by engaging students in lessons that integrate these powerful gadgets.
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 Sean Junkins @sjunkins 07 Jan
Twitter is everything a teachers lounge should be... Inspiring educators with engaging ideas. #iaedchat
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Dan Meyer @ddmeyer 07 Jan
Personalized education in 1972 and 2012. What a difference forty years hasn't made. pic.twitter.com/EQWKrgBP
Retweeted by Audrey Watters, Tom Whitford and 34 others
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Danny Dyer @MrDDyer 07 Jan
Put a football at this mans feet and he is a genius of the highest order but give him a rack of suits and he's fucked. pic.twitter.com/oundrxWC
Retweeted by Richard Owens, Russ_K and 1787 others
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Ruby Owen @RubyOwen_x 07 Jan
🌟All the stars are coming out tonight, they're lighting up the sky tonight, for you, Ruby-Roo ♥ xx#RIPprincessRubyy xxpic.twitter.com/Qiwc997rr
Retweeted by isolutionsforautism and 473 others
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Simon Apps @simonapps 07 Jan
An email @lukaapps sent to LEGO after losing a figure and the perfectly aimed reply he received back. pic.twitter.com/3SxE7wqX
Retweeted by Keith Judge, Stephen Fahey and 356 others
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