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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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Excellent Periodic Table of Visualizations for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?

How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn? | aect | Scoop.it
Using tech tools that students are familiar with and already enjoy using is attractive to educators, but getting students focused on the project at hand might
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“There’s a definite possibility that we are raising a generation that is learning more shallowly than young people in the past...The depth of their processing of information is considerably less, because of all the distractions available to them as they learn.”

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3 Activities for Peer Collaboration | Socrative Garden

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Blend It Yourself: How To MOOC Your Own Course on Blended Learning (EdSurge News)

Blend It Yourself: How To MOOC Your Own Course on Blended Learning (EdSurge News) | aect | Scoop.it
Just as students in a blended learning environment should have control over the time, place, path or pace of their learning, teachers and administrators learning about blended learning should have the same.As Technology Integration Coach in a district that is increasingly transitioning towards blend
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Analysts see changes ahead for LMS market after a summer light on news @insidehighered

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Peer assessment for massive open online courses (MOOCs) | Suen | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning

Peer assessment for massive open online courses (MOOCs) | Suen | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning | aect | Scoop.it
Peer assessment for massive open online courses (MOOCs)
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The Places to build your PLN Collection by Tiffany Emerick

The Places to build your PLN Collection by Tiffany Emerick | aect | Scoop.it
A collection of education technology by Tiffany Emerick
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This is a good tools roundup. I would add LinkedIn.

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A watershed moment for technology in education

A watershed moment for technology in education | aect | Scoop.it
The FCC has an important vote on the E-Rate this week that will affect millions of students.
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"So why is this a watershed moment? The modernization of E-Rate, by bringing Wi-Fi enabled broadband Internet to our schools, creates the necessary backbone for the deployment of technology in education. We believe technology is the transformative lynchpin for moving the nation’s education system forward."

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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

NLafferty's curator insight, July 11, 5:54 AM
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.
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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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Online Education Targets Saudi Arabia's Labor Problem, Starting With Women

Online Education Targets Saudi Arabia's Labor Problem, Starting With Women | aect | Scoop.it
More than 40 percent of Saudi students study education, compared with less than 15 percent who study science and engineering. That's what's called a skills gap
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St. Louis Tech for Schools Summit 2014 (EdSurge Summits | Overview)

St. Louis Tech for Schools Summit 2014 (EdSurge Summits | Overview) | aect | Scoop.it
Company applications are due Friday, August 1! Apply now!
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So You Think You Can Educate Adults? (EdSurge News)

So You Think You Can Educate Adults? (EdSurge News) | aect | Scoop.it
So you think that edtech (and school reform in general) are full of buzzwords and hot new trends? Well, that may be true. But edtech’s got nothing on adult education, which freely adopts jargon and innovation from the K-12 and postsecondary worlds and then adds its own particular set of terms and a
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The Changing Role Of The Teacher

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The Changing Role Of The Teacher
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The Beginner's Guide To Learning Analytics - Edudemic

The Beginner's Guide To Learning Analytics - Edudemic | aect | Scoop.it
We haven’t talked about learning analytics in awhile (at least not specifically), but that doesn’t mean learning analytics have missed the mark (last year, learning analytics were tagged as a ‘top trend’ in education). We talk quite often about blended learning and personalized learning, often times neglecting to consider that learning analytics are what really …
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Open Badges: a visual, learner-centric approach to recognising achievement

Open Badges: a visual, learner-centric approach to recognising achievement | aect | Scoop.it
Open Badges are online indicators of skills learned inside or outside the classroom. In order to understand how badges might be used to support learning and development in higher education, Ian Glo...
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Brilliant. I propose linking badges to graduate certificate programs as evidence of competency, while enhancing the learner's digital portfolio.

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Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form

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Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form
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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

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"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.