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Digital Curation: What kind of digital curator are you? #converge11 - Cat's Pyjamas

"I believe that digital curation will be a new activity that academics in higher education will need to adopt. What do you think? Some questions in my mind:"

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New culture of learning

Web 2.0 allows students and educators to create and interact both synchronously and asynchronously, formally or informally, at school, at home, in distance educ...
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Jobs of the Future – Will Our Students Be Prepared? | Angela Maiers Educational Services, Inc.

"Whether or not Digital archaeologist or Transhumanist consultant will make the list of the hottest new careers in 2030 no one can say, but it begs the question for all to consider:

Ten years from now, 20 years from now, what relevant work skills will be shaped by the continued rise in global connectivity, smart technology and new media, and who knows what other social/cultural drivers?"

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Screencasting iPad app & web interface combination: EduCreations | Technology with Intention

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Educational Technology Guy: Livebinders - organize materials in online binders

Educational Technology Guy: Livebinders - organize materials in online binders | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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ASCD Inservice: Stretching Your Technology Dollar

Schools in the United States spend a lot of money on education technology—about $400 per student per year. How can you make sure every dollar counts, especially as district budgets contract?
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YouTube for Schools versus Schools’ Web Filters

YouTube for Schools versus Schools’ Web Filters | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
There were choruses of cheers when YouTube announced the official launch of its YouTube for Schools feature today.
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In Defense of Field Trips: A Conversation with Educators from an Extraordinary Alabama Public School | LFA: Join The Conversation - Public School Insights

In Defense of Field Trips: A Conversation with Educators from an Extraordinary Alabama Public School | LFA: Join The Conversation - Public School Insights | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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Five tips for digital communication in the new year | eSchool News

With a new year approaching, it's a great opportunity to re-evaluate what’s working—and what’s not—in your classroom, school, or district communications program.
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Fighting cyber-bullying in the classroom

Fighting cyber-bullying in the classroom | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Learn how to talk about cyber-bullying with your students, and discover strategies for teaching this controversial topic.
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10 Steps to Building an EdTech Hub

10 Steps to Building an EdTech Hub | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Tom Friedman suggested that innovation hubs are in the process of replacing manufacturing a job creating engines. I spent the day in Austin where the Chamber of Commerce is paying attention to this advice and focusing on expanding their EdTech hub.
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Building a Thoughtful Blend

Building a Thoughtful Blend | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Innosight Institute’s report The Rise of Blended Learning defines it as “any time a student learns at least in part at a supervised brick-and-mortar location away from home and at least in part through online delivery with some element of student...
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Graham Glass, etc.: EDU 2.0 mobile improvements

Graham Glass, etc.: EDU 2.0 mobile improvements | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
We've recently made a lot of improvements to the EDU 2.0 mobile interface, and it's looking beautiful now! We're going to release native iPhone, iPad and Android applications in Q1 2012, as well as continuing to improvement the generic version...
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Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World | The GoodWork Project

Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World | The GoodWork Project | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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Digital Divide and Social Media: Connectivity Doesn’t End the Digital Divide, Skills Do | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Digital Divide and Social Media: Connectivity Doesn’t End the Digital Divide, Skills Do | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Whether we like it or not, we live in a very unequal and stratified world. We live in societies in which inequality is ignored in education, ...
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Social Media In Classrooms: A Case For Why It Belongs

Social Media In Classrooms: A Case For Why It Belongs | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Nation's The Learning Curve blog. Social Media Explorer CEO Jason Falls writes. He is also a member of the board of directors of the National Center for Family Literacy.
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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Envisioning a Cloud-based, Platform Independent Computing Future [VIDEO]

"The six minute video, “Productivity Future Vision (2011)” provides an interesting glimpse into our future which MAY be increasingly filled with cloud-based data accessed on differently sized, touch-based devices."

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How to engage students with wireless tech | eSchool News

Education has certainly changed from when I was in school, but when one of my grandkids started pre-kindergarten this year, I realized just how different things were since my youngest child was in high school just seven years ago.
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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Finally...You Tube Education

If you haven't heard You Tube Education officially launched today. It's actually been around for a few weeks but today was the unavailing of the site and the announcement of major content partners.

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Embracing Continuous Improvement with EdTech | Edutopia

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz suggests that, instead of feeling intimidated by those teachers who do everything better, we should learn from them.
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The 21st Century Principal: Administrators Can Be Paperless Too: 7 Tools to Make It Happen

The 21st Century Principal: Administrators Can Be Paperless Too: 7 Tools to Make It Happen | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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100+ Online Resources That Are Transforming Education

100+ Online Resources That Are Transforming Education | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Most education innovation is centered around a short list of fundamental ideas. In this post we walk through nine clusters of education tech companies.
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iPads and iPod Touches in Primary Grades: Inspiration, Ideas, and Practical Applications | In-Sight

iPads and iPod Touches in Primary Grades: Inspiration, Ideas, and Practical Applications | In-Sight | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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Tip of the Week – Six Great Ways to Publish Student Work

Tip of the Week – Six Great Ways to Publish Student Work | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
We know that the world is moving online and that to prepare our kids for that world, we need to train them to use that world's tools.

We know that publishing student work beyond the classroom en...
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