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Teacher Deanna Jump makes one million dollars selling school lesson plans

Teacher Deanna Jump makes one million dollars selling school lesson plans | aect | Scoop.it
If you want to get rich, let's just say teaching is not the career. Make that wasn't the career. Deanna Jump is turning such thinking upside-down. She's a millionaire, and teaching got her there.
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For rural school districts, where is new tech training available? Online, of course - Hechinger Report

For rural school districts, where is new tech training available? Online, of course - Hechinger Report | aect | Scoop.it
ATLANTA – For teachers in rural areas, technology training for classrooms can be elusive. It’s one reason why swarms of teachers, smartphones in hand, crowded around a small table covered in bar coded stickers at the annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, eager to learn. They listened intently on Sunday as Terra …
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TEC-VARIETY Book Free Stuff

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Free e-Book providing 100+ Activities for Motivating and Retaining Learners Online; courtesy of Curt Bonk and Elaine Khoo.

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Good resource for anyone involved in online learning and learner engagement.

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Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning

Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning | aect | Scoop.it

"We are now in the age of visual information where visual content plays a role in every part of life. As 65 percent of the population are visual learners..."

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Prezi - Blog - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience

Prezi - Blog - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience | aect | Scoop.it
Giving a webinar or remote presentation? These tips will help you engage your audience even w...
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MOOCs Completion Rates and Possible Methods to Improve Retention - A …

Presentation at ED-Media 2014 conference, Tampere, Finland

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Ana Dias's curator insight, June 26, 9:36 AM

a questão do drop out nos MOOC.

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Journal of Learning Analytics

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Journal of Learning Analytics
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Free pdf download for the inaugural issue for the Journal of Learning Analytics. 

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The Case for Social Innovation Micro-Credentials (SSIR)

The Case for Social Innovation Micro-Credentials (SSIR) | aect | Scoop.it
Digital badges as a credentialing tool may force us to re-think and redesign education, especially for emerging fields such as social innovation.
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Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee

Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee | aect | Scoop.it
Games and learning champion James Paul Gee discusses literacy, systems thinking, education, socio-economic inequality, and, of course, video games.
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Always good to hear from James Gee; use of games for developing digital literacy skills.

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Report Card: Students Self-Assess Their Technology Skills, State Rankings on Digital Learning and More

Report Card: Students Self-Assess Their Technology Skills, State Rankings on Digital Learning and More | aect | Scoop.it
EdTech compiles the most important news, tips and social trends impacting K–12 IT today.
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What is the problem for which MOOCs are the solution? | ALT Online Newsletter

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RPA Summer 2014 Issue: Qualitative Methods

RPA Summer 2014 Issue: Qualitative Methods | aect | Scoop.it
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"The Summer 2014 issue of RPA opens with a particularly thought provoking special feature that posits readers should examine important professional assumptions by asking the question of “assessment for whom?”

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The Value of MOOCs to Early Adopter Universities (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

The Value of MOOCs to Early Adopter Universities (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | aect | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online
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Can we read with our ears? - Innovate My School

Can we read with our ears? - Innovate My School | aect | Scoop.it
Different students have different ways of learning, and this is absolutely true for literacy. Jules Daulby, whose wheelhouse includes SEN and English teaching, discusses how a certain amount of pupils are best learning with their ears...
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Why schools’ efforts to block the Internet are so laughably lame - Hechinger Report

Why schools’ efforts to block the Internet are so laughably lame - Hechinger Report | aect | Scoop.it
As schools around the country have rolled out one-to-one computer initiatives, handing out tablets and laptops to their students, a sour note has often intruded on the triumphant fanfare heralding these programs. Within days, even hours, of the devices’ distribution, their young users have figured out how to circumvent the filters meant to block access …
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Breathe New Life into Your eLearning Courses: 5 Helpful Mantras to Live By

Breathe New Life into Your eLearning Courses: 5 Helpful Mantras to Live By | aect | Scoop.it
The following five helpful mantras provide refreshing ideas for creating eLearning courses that go beyond a conventional approach.
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Beyond institutions - personal learning in a networked world - by Stephen Downes

In this presentation I look at the needs and demands of people seeking learning with the models and designs offered by traditional institutions, and in the spi…

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A socially networked alternative to an imposed 'Learning Management System' for knowledge development and building competency.

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David Parkes's curator insight, July 11, 3:53 AM

Excellent challenging manifesto from Stephen Downes - todays online learning models are yesterdays with new names

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Lots of useful references in this presentation by Stephen Downes to follow up and read round. Also Downes helpfully makes the distinction between personal and personalised learning which I think are being used interchangeably in some contexts without individuals realising they are different things.
Annalisa Manca's curator insight, July 11, 1:21 PM

Interesting differentiation between personal and personalised learning

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Blended Learning - Implementation Guide


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Beyond Free - Open Learning in a Networked World

The evolution of open content and open learning are explored in this presentation that seeks to recapture the essence of what it is that a MOOC is designed to …
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The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting

The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting | aect | Scoop.it
Yes, it's a social network. Also: Just a third of high school seniors place a call each day, and more teens report using Pandora than Instagram or Snapchat.
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Interesting data representation though this shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone who has spent time around teens and young adults in recent times.

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MOOCs in the developing world – Pros and cons - University World News

MOOCs in the developing world – Pros and cons - University World News | aect | Scoop.it

Massive open online courses have brought education from top universities to armchair scholars across the globe. Now some are wondering whether MOOCs, as they are called, could help elevate developing nations.

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A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks

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A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks
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How Instructional Designers Can Cope with Continuous Partial Attention in "The Age of Distraction"

Instructional designers and eLearning professionals need to learn to adapt to the Age of Distraction as it is essential to hold learner's attention.
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3 Myths of Flipped Learning

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Flipped Learning is a philosophy, not a method of teaching. It provides an approach where “students can learn information without the presence of a teacher”
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A Badges Infographic | Open Badges

A Badges Infographic | Open Badges | aect | Scoop.it

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catspyjamasnz's curator insight, July 3, 1:14 AM

A handy and colourful Badges Infographic  by Univ of British Columbia

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The Science of Attention: How To Capture And Hold The Attention of Easily Distracted Students - InformED

The Science of Attention: How To Capture And Hold The Attention of Easily Distracted Students - InformED | aect | Scoop.it
How long can you reasonably expect your students to pay attention during your lessons? Some psychologists claim the typical student?s attention span is a
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In research reported by neuroscientist John Medina, learner attention is 10 minutes.

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