Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Daily Twitter Education News


     
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Derek James Richards @richards_james

Why Confusion Can Be a Good Thing zite.to/XIToBp via @Zite #ukedchat

18 Feb

Why Confusion Can Be a Good Thing

We all know that confusion doesn't feel good. Because it seems like an obstacle to learning, we try to arrange educational experiences and training sessions s

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Samuel Conn, Ph.D. @Dr_Samuel_Conn

Professor Leaves a MOOC in Mid-Course in Dispute Over Teaching: The professor, at UC-Irvine, wrote that he was l... bit.ly/WFEwGM

18 Feb

Professor Leaves a MOOC in Mid-Course in Dispute Over Teaching

Students regularly drop out of massive open online courses before they come to term. For a professor to drop out is less common. But that is what happened on Saturday in "Microeconomics for Managers…

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GiftedPhoenix @GiftedPhoenix

NYT article about the ongoing debate on (gifted education) testing and coaching in NYC: nyti.ms/12XVllk #gtchat #gtvoice

18 Feb

New York City Schools Struggle to Separate the Gifted From the Just Well-Prepared

Admissions testing for gifted programs is a fraught process, where administrators seeking authentic measures of intelligence can barely keep ahead of test-prep companies.

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Paulo Simões @pgsimoes

How Learning Analytics Are Being Used In Education dlvr.it/2ykC2l (@Edudemic) #elearning #edtech

18 Feb

How Learning Analytics Are Being Used In Education

The Horizon Report showcases a number of different examples of institutions that are using learning analytics in different ways.

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Chris Hadfield @Cmdr_Hadfield

Tá Éire fíorálainn! Land of green hills and dark beer. With capital Dublin glowing in the Irish night. pic.twitter.com/djLZhn3f

18 Feb

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Kathleen Byrne @katzb21

we need to change our PR - save our jobs wont wash with public. Protect our Children, Protect their Education is a better message #edchatie

18 Feb

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Fascinating Pictures @Fascinatingpics

Platja D'Aro, Girona, Spain. pic.twitter.com/DtpjK4LY

18 Feb

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Writing Life @cjprender

This was MOOC as ax grind. MOOC as self-promotion, textbook ad. MOOC as emeritus final salvo before becoming irrelevant.

18 Feb

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