Connectivism presents itself as a pedagogical approach that affords learners the ability to connect to each other via social networking or collaboration tools. Teachers should become a new type of leaders in classrooms.
"While movements to incorporate ebooks and develop better Learning Management Systems (or LMS) are finally taking hold in higher education, more interesting (and potentially disruptive) are the emergent tech trends of Social, Local and Mobile – or what I like to call SoLoMo. We will begin to see innovations in these areas affecting the classroom and education in both dramatic and subtle ways."
lino is an online web sticky note service that can be used to post memos, to-do lists, ideas, and photos anywhere on an online web canvas. lino is a completely free service that runs on all popular web browsers.
"Pinterest is a service for visually sharing your interesting finds on the web. With a Pinterest account you can visually bookmark the things you want to share with others. You can create multiple "boards" or categories to which you pin your finds. You can share links to your Pinterest boards. Take a look at the public Pinterest boards in the education category to get a sense of what it's all about."
"A decidedly low tech device, the humble pencil, is providing some tongue-in-cheek insight into current education debates via Twitter. In the past 24 hours, educators have tweeted the hashtag #pencilchat thousands of times. The tweets are undeniably witty, but they also reflect the frustration teachers feel over everything from schools' technophobia to budget cuts, which may make #pencilchat the best—and most clever—education allegory ever."
"We are a group of curious teachers who explore and brainstorm ways to integrate Web 2.0 technologies into our teaching. Some of us meet face-to-face at an independent school in St. Petersburg, Florida. Some are University of Florida graduate students. The rest of us are from all over the world."
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Nowadays, the digital version of print magazines and newspapers are becoming increasingly popular among publishers as they can save printing and postage costs as well as they are able to reach a whole new audience in the online world.