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The Future of Education Isn’t Free. It’s Open

The Future of Education Isn’t Free. It’s Open | Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Scoop.it

Listening to the political debates about education in the United States, you might get the mistaken impression that nothing is changing other than costs going up and performance going down. Things are better than you may realize, especially in one area: instructional resources. We are on the threshold of sweeping change that will make it easier for teachers to teach and students to learn faster and more effectively.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 11, 2:43 AM

Not so sure this is something new.

Samih Ahmed's curator insight, February 11, 7:46 AM

Pour les cadeaux

Lon Woodbury's curator insight, February 17, 6:51 PM

The observation that "the medium is the message" is more true than ever in our current conversion into what might be called the "digital age.'  The potential of technology in education requires different thinking about education, because technology does not fit very well into supporting old ways of thinking.  Part of what is required for effectiveness in education is "hands on" creativity, rather than "top down" creativity.  Decisions of how to proceed is better made by teachers in collaboration with students and parents than by some centralized authority. -Lon

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11 Amazing Evernote Features Every Teacher Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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5 Proven Ways to Engage Students In Your Classroom - Edudemic

5 Proven Ways to Engage Students In Your Classroom - Edudemic | Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Scoop.it
No matter what subject they teach or what age group their students fall into, all teachers face the same basic challenge: They have to find a way to actively engage students in the learning process. Today’s learners tend to respond best to interactive teaching methods, so many instructors have integrated technology into their lesson plans. …
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The Best Educational Websites for Teaching and Learning in 2014 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Educational Websites for Teaching and Learning in 2014 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Scoop.it
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10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic

10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic | Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Scoop.it
A few days back, we looked at five great ways to incorporate word cloud generators into your classroom. There are obviously many more uses out there for them – but that is a discussion for another post. We’ve mentioned most of these before – in a post from way back when – so I won’t …
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20 Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Digital Learning Environments

20 Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Digital Learning Environments | Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Scoop.it

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Novas ferramentas para reforçar as competências dos alunos a matemática

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10 Tips to Design Effective Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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The 31 Educational Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do

10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do | Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Scoop.it
Between hosting webpages and emailing files straight to your folders, there's a lot you can do with Dropbox that you never knew before.

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Carolyn Williams's curator insight, June 1, 2014 11:37 AM

Useful Dropbox list.

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A framework for mobile learning

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In order to move from theory to practice in mobile learning, one needs a framework. The JISC Mobile InfoKit introduces its frameworks discussion by listing six 'course aspects' (my term) which may ...

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Robin Kay's curator insight, May 8, 2013 9:20 AM

This kind of model is really needed - very helpful.  Check out the whole book (free) at http://www.aupress.ca/books/120155/ebook/99Z_Mohamed_Ally_2009-MobileLearning.pdf ;

Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, May 8, 2013 9:27 AM

Gure nagusia honetaz sakontzen ari da. gaia interesgarria benetan!

LangTIC's curator insight, December 24, 2014 10:33 AM

Marc d'aprenentatge mòbil.