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5 Reasons Collaboration Matters - Edudemic

"Humans seem to have an inherent desire to learn. Maybe we just need to get out of the way and give people the tools and structural framework that can allow learning to happen."

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Applying the 7 Golden Rules: One Teacher’s Take of Technology | MindShift

Applying the 7 Golden Rules: One Teacher’s Take of Technology | MindShift | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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Reinventing Education, Revisited | eSchool News

Reinventing Education, Revisited | eSchool News | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
The slumping economy hasn’t been kind to schools, especially in California—but that hasn’t deterred the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) from its ambitious plan to give all students a technology-rich education.
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7 Top Twitter Resources for Trainers and Educators

7 Top Twitter Resources for Trainers and Educators | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Here are some of my favorite Twitter resources that are particularly helpful for educators, tutors and others in the training profession:

Twittonary.com - Twitter Dictionary that provides explan...
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Donald Clark Plan B: Social media & learning – note taking on steroids

Donald Clark Plan B: Social media & learning – note taking on steroids | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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Future Scenarios - Vision Mapper by Futurelab

Future Scenarios - Vision Mapper by Futurelab | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Explore 6 potential scenarios of the future of education beyond 2025.
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The Best Educational Apps For iPad

The Best Educational Apps For iPad | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
InterAction Education makes educational games and apps for kids. We want to help children learn math and science through fun and innovative video games.
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12 Cool-laborative Web 2.0 Tools -- Campus Technology

12 Cool-laborative Web 2.0 Tools -- Campus Technology | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
In the rapidly evolving world of web 2.0, four experts offer their picks for the latest and greatest collaborative tools for classroom use.
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Review: The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential by Anya Kamenetz

Review: The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential by Anya Kamenetz | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Many students take the traditional route through college by living on campus and attending classes all day on that four-year hike to graduat...
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TEDxDU Ramona Pierson #2 -- Education goes digital

"Ramona Pierson -- Education goes digital. In her second of two Talks at TEDxDU, Ramona explains the algorithm that will transform education. Imagine when school operates in the digital age: outdated textbooks and on-size-fits-all lesson plans are replaced by customized content offered up in real-time, delivering exactly what the teacher and the student need in the manner in which they learn best."

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10 Reasons to use Diigo - Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education

10 Reasons to use Diigo - Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
The Educational Technology - ICT in Education website is aimed at teachers, users, leaders and managers of educational ICT. Published by Terry Freedman, a UK-based independent educational consultant.
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My Favorite Collaboration Apps

My Favorite Collaboration Apps | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Collaboration apps are not new but they are gaining prominence in this brave new world where crowd-sourcing trumps individual pontification. Leaders such as Google Docs have already gained ...
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FCC opens access to social media sites for e-Rate users | eSchool News

Now that even the staid Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has loosened its tight rein on social media networks, it’s time for more educators to use these tools to improve classroom instruction and home-school communications.
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How will iPad picture books affect young reader’s literacy? | The Digital Media Diet

How will iPad picture books affect young reader’s literacy? | The Digital Media Diet | Connected Learning | Scoop.it

Honest and informative reflection on the use of iPad picture books with young readers... I struggle with this myself as a parent and educator...

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Teaching Students to Be Multimedia Storytellers | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Teaching Students to Be Multimedia Storytellers | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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New Teacher Survival Guide: Technology in the Classroom < Teaching Channel

New Teacher Survival Guide: Technology in the Classroom < Teaching Channel | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
New teacher Patricia Paiva plans a lesson that incorporates technology with coach and social media expert Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach. Watch how the lesson goes and see the students' reactions.
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10 Things States Should Do Now

During the next two gubernatorial terms, schools will shift from print to digital, from age cohorts to competency-based learning, from individual practice to teams.
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10 Awesome Apps for Learning About Music, Nature, History and Math | MindShift

10 Awesome Apps for Learning About Music, Nature, History and Math | MindShift | Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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My Teaching Channel Adventure: Connected Coaching, Social Media & Some Serendipity | 21st Century Collaborative

Have you heard of the Teaching Channel? Neither had I until a talented video producer gave me a call and asked if I would be willing to serve as a pedagogical expert in a short professional development video. My task: Coach a first-year social studies teacher through the process of integrating social media into her Holocaust unit.

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