Friday, 1 March 2013

Twitter Education roundup


     

Here's what's trending on Twitter today.
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Martin Burrett @ICTmagic

BBC News - TED 2013: UK educationalist wins TED prize bbc.in/YZD7ce #ukedchat An amazing educational project.

28 Feb

UK educationalist wins TED prize

Dr Sugata Mitra, the man who set up computers in wall in the slums of India, has won the coveted $1m TED prize.

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Bob Harrison @bobharrisonset

MT@mashable 73% of Teachers Use Cellphones for Classroom Activities on.mash.to/VP278A I wish! Not here they don't! They are banned

28 Feb

73% of Teachers Use Cellphones for Classroom Activities

A new Pew study looks at teachers' increased technology use, but also expresses educators' concerns about the digital divide.

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Linda Lindsay @mauilibrarian2

Interesting! «How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home & in Their Classrooms | Pew Research» ow.ly/i8bED #edtech #K12 #edu

28 Feb

Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital…

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David Fife @DavidFifeVP

Why Our Edcamp Failed zite.to/YCsDAZ via @Zite #edcamp #edtech

28 Feb

Why Our Edcamp Failed

Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt writes about students' social and emotional health, and how educators can help young people find common ground. He can be found at www.petermdewitt.com.

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Tom Sherrington @headguruteacher

If there was no OfSTED, no league tables, no SLT... just you and your class..what would you choose to do to make it GREAT? Do that anyway...

28 Feb

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Margaret Wright @mchirps

No answers to the question about qualifications which are a key driver in secondary schools. GCSEs are based on NC KS4 PoS. #wedfevents

28 Feb

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Nicholas Provenzano @thenerdyteacher

Smile. It might be the only smile a student or colleague receives today. #HaveAGreatDay

28 Feb

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Josh Stumpenhorst @stumpteacher

Great video about failure from @dlaufenberg youtube.com/watch?v=iJAq6d… #ICE13 @myen

28 Feb

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