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Blended Learning: Passing Fad or True Innovation?

Blended Learning: Passing Fad or True Innovation? | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
http://youtu.be/ggRYRAzDb28 The most recent Infinite Thinking Machine episode takes a crack at defining and explaining different modes of blended learning.
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Free Educational Resources for your Classroom

Free Educational Resources for your Classroom | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
We're about 2 months into the school year, and while things are busy, now is a great time to share our best FREE educational resources for the classroom. Here are a few of mine:

PD: SimpleK12 has a (What's your favorite free #education resource?
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Despite new studies, flipping the classroom still enjoys widespread support | Inside Higher Ed

Despite new studies, flipping the classroom still enjoys widespread support | Inside Higher Ed | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
RT @drphd2k7: @garystager: Flipped classroom - "'Where’s the bibliography?'" in @insidehighered http://t.co/Dl1EaIPBrY #edtech #onlinelear…
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How X Prize Contestants Will Hunt Down The Health Sensors Of The Future

How X Prize Contestants Will Hunt Down The Health Sensors Of The Future | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
From smartphone-based stress tests to wearable devices that could revolutionize urological diagnosis sensors to gauge health conditions are advancing...

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Video Game Developers Snatching Up $7.8 Billion Opportunity In EdTech - Forbes

Video Game Developers Snatching Up $7.8 Billion Opportunity In EdTech - Forbes | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
Video Game Developers Snatching Up $7.8 Billion Opportunity In EdTech
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According to the SIIA (Software and Information Industry Association), the edTech market is estimated to be worth about $7.8 billion and rapidly growing.
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What Students And Parents Think About Mobile Technology - Edudemic

What Students And Parents Think About Mobile Technology - Edudemic | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
It's hard to gauge how students and parents feel about any one topic. When it comes to the influx of mobile technology, the question is even harder.
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I can't resist a great infographic.

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Teach100 | Teach.com

Teach100 | Teach.com | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
The Teach100 is an education blog ranking application that it updated daily to show you the most current, popular education news.
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How To Implement Open Education Resources - OER

How To Implement Open Education Resources - OER | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
There has been a major shift in the way students are currently learning. Fewer youth are reading books, and more are using devices to search for information.

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Blended Learning: Passing Fad or True Innovation?

Blended Learning: Passing Fad or True Innovation? | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
http://youtu.be/ggRYRAzDb28 The most recent Infinite Thinking Machine episode takes a crack at defining and explaining different modes of blended learning.
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BRAIN POWER: From Neurons to Networks

Directed by @tiffanyshlain Special thanks to Tim Delaughter, Dominic Griffin and The Polyphonic Spree for donating their song "It's the Sun" and to Moby for ...
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Designing a Story Book App

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| TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is where the world's leading thinkers and doers gather to share ideas worth spreading.
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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Stop trying to figure out if screentime is good for students

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Stop trying to figure out if screentime is good for students | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
@InnovativeEdu Amazing post! Must read! #edtech http://t.co/nHuGvbIjPj
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10 hardware startups on the rise

10 hardware startups on the rise | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it

In Silicon Valley, hardware is having a Renaissance, perhaps even a “glamour moment.” Kickstarter, IndieGoGo and other crowdfunding sites have opened the floodgates and are making it easier for startups to get funded. Some of these campaigns have been so wildly successful that even the most traditional investors are taking notice.


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Ed-tech startup Silverback raises $2.5M so no child gets left behind ...

Ed-tech startup Silverback raises $2.5M so no child gets left behind ... | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
Student success depends on more than just the student. Silverback Learning has raised $2.5 million for its educational-tech platform that rallies the community to help students reach their full potential.
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Health Reform Explained in less than 2 min! Affordable Care Act & Health Insurance

Learn about health care reform fast! This short video explains health reform in a quick and humorous cartoon. Don't rely on your ...youtube.com
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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Top Trends from SXSWedu

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Pitching Big Idea Solutions for Education Challenges

Pitching Big Idea Solutions for Education Challenges | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporter and Digital Directions Deputy Editor Sean Cavanagh and Staff Writer Katie Ash explore how technology is shaping teaching and learning and the management of schools.
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Had a great time and learned a lot at this amazing fest.

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Creating Makerspaces in Schools

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Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz reports from EdCamp NYC about design thinking, the maker movement and their relevance to STEM curriculum.

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ratzelster's comment, July 21, 2013 8:00 AM
This is harder than it seems....takes not only a philosophical shift (which is the easiest part) and $$$
Chris Metcalfe's curator insight, November 7, 2013 2:51 AM

Where do our students get to make stuff? I really like this idea of makerspaces, trying to create one in my own school currently and it is a project that is injecting real passion into the teachers involved.

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Mindblown Labs breaks Kickstarter Record

Mindblown Labs breaks Kickstarter Record | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
Mindblown Labs, an exciting new education technology start-up, has successfully raised over $75,000 ($77,522) on Kickstarter for their financial literacy game, Mindblown Life (MBL).
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School 2.0: teachers will be liberated from the classroom

School 2.0: teachers will be liberated from the classroom | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it
Guest Post Somewhere, this year, a university hired its last tenured professor.
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The Adventures of Ned The Neuron

The Adventures of Ned The Neuron | Connecting Tech | Scoop.it

Ned the Neuron is free today for App Friday

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