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3 Ways To Kickstart Your PLN This Summer - Edudemic

3 Ways To Kickstart Your PLN This Summer - Edudemic | Education Matters | Scoop.it
It's summer and a fabulous time to kickstart your PLN (Personal Learning Network) using the power of social media and your colleagues.
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How is Technology Transforming Education? - EdTechReview

How is Technology Transforming Education? - EdTechReview | Education Matters | Scoop.it
How technology is transforming education, and helping students and teachers to engage in their learning and teaching. Students love the technology adoption in the 21st century teaching and willing to adopt it at a rapid pace.
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What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education?

What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education? | Education Matters | Scoop.it

We’re living in a Web 2.5 kinda world. If that makes no sense to you, check out this chart. It shows that Web 2.0 consists of cautiously adopting technology, schools are still online and offline, and parents still view school as daycare. But we’re evolving past that in short order (in education’s typical pace, that is). So what is Web 3.0 and how will it change education? What does that even mean?


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 12, 2013 7:04 AM

This is an excellent graphic. We are still in 1.0 mode, talking 2.0, and little evidence of 3.0

Audrey's comment, June 13, 2013 10:08 AM
The web is another way of gathering information. You can also use books from the library or bookshop. I would not like to live in a world where I did not have the choice. Many of these examples of web learning miss out on important details, for which you need books.
Malachy Scullion's comment, June 13, 2013 7:04 PM
@Aubrey - very valid and useful comment to ground everyone who's web-crazy. Thanks!
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5 Tools For Creating Your Own Infographics

5 Tools For Creating Your Own Infographics | Education Matters | Scoop.it
With these services, you don’t have to be a designer to create a high-quality, effective infographic.

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How Peer Teaching Improves Student Learning and 10 Ways To Encourage It

How Peer Teaching Improves Student Learning and 10 Ways To Encourage It | Education Matters | Scoop.it

Peer teaching is not a new concept. It can be  traced back to Aristotle’s use of archons, or student leaders, and to the  letters of Seneca the Younger. It was first organized as a theory by Scotsman  Andrew Bell in 1795, and later implemented into French and English schools in  the 19th century. Over the past 30-40 years, peer teaching has become  increasingly popular in conjunction with mixed ability grouping in K-12 public  schools and an interest in more financially efficient methods of teaching.

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What Technology Does To Learning: An Analogy

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Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education - Edudemic

Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education - Edudemic | Education Matters | Scoop.it
I’m both in awe and encouraged at the current trend of teacher-led professional learning occurring across our country. Our nations’ teachers are taking control of their own learning and are using a wide variety of social media platforms to do so.

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5 Popular Pinterest Boards For Teachers

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With the advent of the Internet and social media, schools and universities are using these technologies to reach the students of today. One of the most utilized forms of social media for education is Pinterest. Listed by Time Magazine as one of the “50 Best Websites for 2011”, it’s like a virtual scrapbook which allows you to share pictures, videos, or even web pages. Since content sharing is widely encouraged on Pinterest, it appeals to both teachers and students

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Why Mobile Learning Is Inevitable - Edudemic

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Mobile learning is here to stay. In fact, it's going to be one of the only options for learning pretty soon. This new presentation tells you why.
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4 Websites to Make Math Less Boring and More Fun For Kids

4 Websites to Make Math Less Boring and More Fun For Kids | Education Matters | Scoop.it
An Overview of 4 Cool Websites That Make Learning Math Less Boring and More Fun For Kids

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How (And Why) Schools Are Encouraging Social Media Use - Edudemic

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Bringing social media (in its many forms) into the classroom has become a Really Big Thing. With all of that information out there, its interesting to also see who is using it and to what degree.

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From the article:

 

A Few Takeaways

 

~96% of students with internet access report using social networking technologies

 

~59% of students who use social networking talk about education topics online, 50% talk specifically about schoolwork

 

~Skype, YouTube, and Facebook are the most popular social networking sites used in schools

 

~59% of schools say their students use social networking for educational purposes

 

~Only 27% of schools have an online community for their teachers and administrators

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Talking heads: how we pulled our failing school out of special measures

Talking heads: how we pulled our failing school out of special measures | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Principal Andrew Hemmings reveals how focussing on progress rather than behaviour had a profound impact on Bushey Academy
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How Technology Inspires Creativity In The Classroom - Edudemic

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Are you ready to make technology and creativity a big part of your classroom? Technology inspires creativity like little else and it's time to take a close look at what technology really means for your classroom.

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[Infographic] Stages of Technology Development for Kids - EdTechReview

[Infographic] Stages of Technology Development for Kids - EdTechReview | Education Matters | Scoop.it
When is the right age to introduce children to technology ? In this new infographic, we walk you through the technology milestones for different development stages.
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A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy - TeachThought

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A diagram of 21st century pedagogy for the purpose of 21st century learning.
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11 Must Have iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

11 Must Have iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Matters | Scoop.it

Today while I was lounging in Victoria Park, I took my iPad and started thumbing around through the apps I have. I was really surprised to find out that I have many apps installed but only some are being used on a regular basis. So it dawned on me to compile a list of some "must have" apps  that teachers should have access to. All of these apps are great for organizational tasks such as :  task management, bookmarking, note-taking...and media storage. 

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Technology: An Essential in the 21st Century Classroom - EdTechReview

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For 21st Century Learning, the 21st Century classroom is designed with two key concepts in mind: technology access and student-centered architecture.
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5 Basic Tips For Getting Started With Technology In The Classroom

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17 Education And Learning Trends That Will Affect Your Organization This Year!

17 Education And Learning Trends That Will Affect Your Organization This Year! | Education Matters | Scoop.it
17 education and learning trends in alphabetical order that are disrupting most traditional education programs.

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6 Thought Provoking Videos for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Thought Provoking Videos for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Matters | Scoop.it

Here is another round-up of some interesting videos to watch this weekend. I Have had them in my bookmarked list for quite awhile now but only today I watched the last video in this list. I am pretty sure you will find their content interesting.These videos cover a wide variety of topics from the difference between the right  and left bain to motivation.

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How To Use Pinterest With Bloom's Taxonomy - Edudemic

How To Use Pinterest With Bloom's Taxonomy - Edudemic | Education Matters | Scoop.it
It's actually quite easy to figure out how to use popular social bookmarking service Pinterest with Bloom's Taxonomy. That is, after you see this guide!
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6 Technology Challenges Facing Education

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Despite increasingly widespread adoption of technologies in virtually every aspect of K-12 education, significant challenges are preventing widespread effective implementation.

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Is This the Future of Education and Learning?

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My grandfather grew up at the beginning of the last century. It was when cars were so expensive you had to rob banks to buy one. Steam engines were connected
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How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years

How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Forget lesson plans, Annie Woods lets nature and spontaneity be her pupils' inspiration during lessons in the forest
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How online learning is reinventing college


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