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Why Bring Your Own Device To School Is Inevitable

Why Bring Your Own Device To School Is Inevitable | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
You hear that Mr. Anderson?... That is the sound of inevitability... - Agent Smith, The Matrix


I wasn't very good at math in school. It's not that I couldn't do it, I just was easily distracte...
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6 Reasons EdLeaders Should Let Kids Bring Devices to School

Bans on student use of mobile devices exist for some good reasons. So why bother considering a change? There are six reasons that school and system heads should consider allowing students to bring their own devices to school.
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Reflections from an Elementary School Principal: Leading the Way with Staff Memos

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30 Webtools to Transform a Classroom - LiveBinder

A tour of Web 2.0 resources for the classroom...
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Education: Prescription or Subscription?

Doctors prescribe medicine based upon their knowledge of diseases, viruses, illnesses, etc. They tend to know what is best to combat the sickness.
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3 Trends K-12 Should Embrace in 2012 | eGenio

This year saw many changes across the education landscape, both positive and negative. As this year draws to an end and 2012 waits on the horizon, what tools should schools be using in the New Year?

We have a few suggestions that K-12 schools should embrace in 2012.

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Five tech trends to watch in 2012

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Here are five movements that are likely to make a big impact in our technologically-enhanced lives.
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Create, Create, Create!

I have had many a conversation about students' ability to consume digital content vs. creating digital content.  Which do you think students are better at? I've always leaned toward consumption ov...
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School education: What can we do to make 2012 a tipping point for irreversible change?

2011 has been a fantastic year for me and I am excited about what 2012 will bring.

I left teaching about 12 years ago, disenchanted with a system that was bogged down in traditional thinking, I ...
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14 apps that will jump-start your writing | Articles

14 apps that will jump-start your writing | Articles | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Corporate communicators, journalists and novelists are increasingly finding writing tools in the palms of their hands.
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The 10 biggest ed-tech stories of 2011 | eSchool News

The 10 biggest ed-tech stories of 2011 | eSchool News | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers use video podcasts to turn learning “upside down” … New web-search formulas have important implications for students and society … “Bring Your Own Device” emerges as a top strategy for integrating technology into instruction: These are...
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Innovation Excellence | Innovations in Digital Learning in 2011

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The Innovation Excellence community is home to innovation articles, webinars, videos, training and education - powering successful growth in the innovation management profession.
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M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education for All | The [Occupy] 2012 Scenario

M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education for All | The [Occupy] 2012 Scenario | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone with Free eBooks, Movies, Audio Books, Courses & More

Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone with Free eBooks, Movies, Audio Books, Courses & More | Connected Learning | Scoop.it


Santa left a new Kindle, iPad or other media player under your tree. He did his job.
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Curiosity as a Learning Outcome -- Campus Technology

Can we update our learning-assessment systems?
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Five Things Students Want Their Teachers to Know about Online Learning

Five Things Students Want Their Teachers to Know about Online Learning | Connected Learning | Scoop.it

At the recent iNacol Virtual Schools Symposium I listened to high school students who have experience learning this way as well as teachers who have experience with these students, share some advice for making this type of learning even better.

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Digital Learning Day :: Toolkits

Digital Learning Day :: Toolkits | Connected Learning | Scoop.it

An expert educator working group with more than 25 innovative and master instructional technology leaders from across the country worked to develop these toolkits filled with helpful resources for all stakeholders. The toolkits include links and references organized in a succinct way to meet the needs of the following stakeholders recommended by practitioners just like you. These resources are not the totality of good information available. Instead, they are designed to help you think about how technology may strengthen your insructional strategies.

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Infographics as an Assessment

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_ Books about Infographics Eric K. Meyer Designing Infographics Hayden Books, 1977 Edward R. Tufte The Visual Display of Quantitative Information Graphics Press (2d ed.), 2001 Jenn & Ken Visocky...
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YouTube for Schools - A Leadership Embarrassment - LeaderTalk - Education Week

YouTube for Schools - A Leadership Embarrassment - LeaderTalk - Education Week | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
The first group blog by school leaders for school leaders, LeaderTalk expresses the voice of the administrator in this era of school reform.
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Overcoming the Divide Between Curriculum and Technology Leaders

Overcoming the Divide Between Curriculum and Technology Leaders | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Synchronizing the work of these departments can facilitate more effective digital learning.
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Nanotech creating big buzz among high school students | eSchool News

Nanotech creating big buzz among high school students | eSchool News | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Minnesota's Dakota County Technical College is offering what is believed to be the only year-long nanotechnology program for high school students in the country.
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