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The Internet of Things is Coming - EE Journal

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The Internet of Things is Coming
EE Journal
Wherever you turn there are stories about the Internet of Things (IoT). The numbers are enormous, with many trillions of end-point “Things” being casually tossed into the discussions.

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The Myth and the Millennialism of "Disruptive Innovation"

The Myth and the Millennialism of "Disruptive Innovation" | Connections Project | Scoop.it
RT @jackiegerstein: Predictions of ed-tech (disruption) oriented towards changing the business practices, not pedagogy or the learning http://t.co/0hQ5B4Ur0a
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Neurotech industry sets its mind on video games - The Seattle Times

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Neurotech industry sets its mind on video games
The Seattle Times
Observers say this is making people more comfortable with the idea of wearing technology that includes sensors to collect tremendous amounts of the most intimate data.
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Is Technology Creating a Generation of Bad Decision Makers? - Huffington Post (blog)

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Is Technology Creating a Generation of Bad Decision Makers?
Huffington Post (blog)
Decision making is another aspect of children's thinking that seems to be suffering as a result of the latest technology.
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Seth's Blog: Learning by analogy

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The story of Hansel and Gretel is not actually about Hansel or Gretel. You are surrounded by examples and lessons and case studies that clearly aren't exactly about your project. There's never been a book written precisely ...
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A Better Standard of Better Design - Huffington Post

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A Better Standard of Better Design Huffington Post The green building movement, by offering an objective set of principles for good performance based on the use of resources and the promotion of healthier habitats, has shifted the measure of good...
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Intel Takes Aim at "Cool Technology" - IEEE Spectrum

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IEEE Spectrum Intel Takes Aim at "Cool Technology" IEEE Spectrum AllThingsD says it will focus at least in part on "ultra-mobile products" and quotes a statement from the company that "the group will be tasked with turning cool technology and...
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K-12 Blended Learning and Disruptive Innovation Theory - National Review Online (blog)

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K-12 Blended Learning and Disruptive Innovation Theory
National Review Online (blog)
Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn, and Heather Staker have a new paper on the coming transformation of K-12 education.
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How To: Use Wikipedia in the Classroom Responsi...

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The problem is that Wikipedia in the classroom has gotten a bad reputation in the K-12 world, undeservedly so I think. I would suggest that Wikipedia can be used for a multitude of educational purposes at a wide variety of grade levels.
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Is distance learning future of education? - Santa Maria Times

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Is distance learning future of education?
Santa Maria Times
Studies consistently show distance learning classes have a lower student success rate than traditional courses.
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Online learning gets fresh look from a heavyweight - CBS News

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Online learning gets fresh look from a heavyweight CBS News (MoneyWatch) With college costs continuing to climb beyond Americans' ability to pay, there is a real possibility that the world of higher education will join the ranks of newspapers,...
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4 Reasons Why Social Media Should be Taught in Our School Systems - Huffington Post

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4 Reasons Why Social Media Should be Taught in Our School Systems
Huffington Post
The top 5 social media sites combined have nearly 2 BILLION users (2). Smartphone users, on average, check their Facebook status 14 times per day.
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Last Call for 2013 Library Design Showcase Submissions - American Libraries

Last Call for 2013 Library Design Showcase Submissions - American Libraries | Connections Project | Scoop.it
Last Call for 2013 Library Design Showcase Submissions American Libraries This is the final week to submit your library for American Libraries' 2013 Library Design Showcase, our annual feature celebrating the best new and newly renovated or...
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Transformation and pedagogy - with George Couro...

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Transforming learning ... with George Couros, May 2013 - Adelaide, South Australia. (RT @robinwb: Transformation and #pedagogy - with George Couro...
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The pedagogical foundations of massive open online courses | Glance | First Monday

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The pedagogical foundations of massive open online courses (Pedagogy and MOOCS...check it out...what matters most? http://t.co/9eIv3rC5Lv)
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Online Learning, En Masse | The Big Picture

More top colleges are offering free massive open online courses, but companies and universities still need to figure out a way to monetize this tool for.
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Mobile Apps Drive Rapid Change in Searches - New York Times

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InsideCounsel Mobile Apps Drive Rapid Change in Searches New York Times Google has repeatedly made the argument — and the commission agreed — that the speed of change in the technology industry made it impossible for regulators to impose...
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Is K--12 Blended Learning Disruptive? - Forbes

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Is K--12 Blended Learning Disruptive?
Forbes
Clayton Christensen joined Heather Staker, who has authored all four of our papers, and me in writing this paper, which takes a different approach from our past discussions of blended learning.
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Closing the learning-time gap - Philadelphia Public School Notebook

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Closing the learning-time gap
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
They are not getting enough time in structured learning environments. Using high school as the point of comparison, let's see how learning time varies among types of schools.
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Google uses machine learning to pull your personal photos into search results - The Verge

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Google uses machine learning to pull your personal photos into search results
The Verge
But hidden behind the new functionality are new machine-learning algorithms, which will allow users to make detailed queries using natural language.
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Startups at Next Big Idea showcase technology solutions to improve life - Economic Times

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Economic Times Startups at Next Big Idea showcase technology solutions to improve life Economic Times Technology that aims to make life better was the dominant theme for the products showcased by startups at Next Big Idea, a business plan...
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A Short Introduction to MineCraft Pedagogy

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by Santeri Koivisto, Some thoughts about MinecraftEdu in a classroom About the author: Santeri Koivisto is one of the creators of MinecraftEdu. He mostly does the boring business stuff in the compa...
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The Future Of Technology Isn't Mobile, It's Contextual - Co.Design

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Co.Design
The Future Of Technology Isn't Mobile, It's Contextual
Co.Design
Mobile technology isn't interesting because it's a new form factor. It's interesting because it's always with the user and because it's equipped with sensors.
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Search me: online reputation management - The Guardian

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The Guardian
Search me: online reputation management
The Guardian
A few weeks ago, I Googled a pub to find out where it was. I clicked on the map that came up, for a larger view of the surrounding area.
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Study the world through Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - azcentral

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Study the world through Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
azcentral
Arizona State University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a mind trip for any senior who wants to stay vital intellectually and socially.
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