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A collection of educational technology gobbets...
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Don't believe the online hype, says Digital Disruption

Don't believe the online hype, says Digital Disruption | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
'Truth tools' created by an esafety project are shared on the new Digital Disruption website.

John Galloway on Truth, Lies & the Internet, and this new website, at Merlin John Online

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Virtual Education Seen as Understudied

Virtual Education Seen as Understudied | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
Educators, policymakers, and researchers see a need for more and better research as the popularity of e-learning continues to rise.

Education Week : Digital Directions

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Prezi U - the home for Prezi in Education

Prezi U - the home for Prezi in Education | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

Browse articles at Prezi U and Download, search, and share Prezis from other educators in both University and K-12


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Personal Learning Networks for Educators: 10 Tips

Personal Learning Networks for Educators: 10 Tips | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
I often begin my workshop on personal learning networks (PLN) for educators by asking these questions: Who is in your learning network? Who do you learn from on a regular basis? Who do you turn to for your own professional development?

: Mark Wagner

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Noam Chomsky - The Purpose of Education - Learning Without Frontiers on Blip

Noam Chomsky discusses the purpose of education, impact of technology, whether education should be perceived as a cost or an investment and the value of standardised assessment.
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Google Fusion Tables

Google Fusion Tables | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

"Google Fusion Tables is a modern data management and publishing web application that makes it easy to host, manage, collaborate on, visualize, and publish data tables online".

Visualize and publish your data as maps, timelines and charts. Host your data tables online. Combine data from multiple people. Magic!

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Udacity and the future of online universities

Udacity and the future of online universities | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

Felix Salmon tells the story of Sebastian Thrun, formerly of Stanford U, author of their successful 'Introduction to Artificial Intelligence' online class, and outlines why he has left Stanford to set up Udacity, a free online university. 

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Apple and the Education-Information Chasm - Forbes

Apple and the Education-Information Chasm - Forbes | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
The price of information plummets. The price of education soars. Guess which cracks first.

Forbes piece examining some of implications of Apple's latest announcement

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Creating a Simple 'Angry Birds' Style Game in Scratch - Simon Haughton's Blog

Creating a Simple 'Angry Birds' Style Game in Scratch - Simon Haughton's Blog | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

Simon Haughton "Here's some instructions I've just made explaining how children can create a simple 'Angry Birds' style game using Scratch".

Great blog on Scratch programming...

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Clayton Christensen’s 'The Innovative University' : Reflections...

Clayton Christensen’s 'The Innovative University' : Reflections... | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
Higher education is heading for disruption.

Nice Bill Fischer piece on issues raised in Clayton Christensen’s new book on the disruption of Higher Education at Innovation Management

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A – Z Internet Resources for Education

A – Z Internet Resources for Education | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

José Picardo | Technology and Education | Box of Tricks http://t.co/N8wiLPS3 useful hand-picked directory of web resources for educators

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Create Your Own Web Magazine or Illustrated eBook with Joomag

Create Your Own Web Magazine or Illustrated eBook with Joomag | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

Joomag is a FREE service for creating digital interactive content, including digital magazines, photo albums, catalogs and e-books.

 

Joomag provides an online editor to created, edit, assemble and publish your own digital publication from zero.

 

The finished product is a slick digital publication with flipping pages and the ability to integrate any kind of media (text, images, video, audio). 

 

How it works: 

 

Step 1. If you already have a PDF file, use the converter to transform it to a digital magazine. Otherwise, skip to step 2.

 

Step 2. Use the online editing tools to create or add whatever you want: draw shapes, write texts, insert videos and animations, hyperlinks and much more.

 

Step 3. Publish your digital publication as a magazine, photo album, catalog or e-book and start distributing it via Joomag, or put it on your own website.

 

Publications created with Joomag can be distributed freely or sold for a price online.

 

A premium feature allows also for the output of digital magazines that are compatible with the iPad.

 

See some samples of digital magazines created with Joomag: http://www.joomag.com/en/magazines 

 

A free version is available.

 

See all of the alternative pricing plans: http://www.joomag.com/en/service_plans 

 

Find out more: http://www.joomag.com/ 


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Rewards of Role Reversal: Teachers Learn, Students Teach

Rewards of Role Reversal: Teachers Learn, Students Teach | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

Students offer professional development to the school staff at large or to individual teachers whenever they’re needed. Student consultants also offer tech support in the classroom. Similar programme to The School Network's Student Digital Leaders...

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Educational Online Games links

Educational Online Games links | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
A collection of online educational games for students.

A Pinterest page from David Kapuler...

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19 Word Cloud Resources, Tips, & Tools : Teacher Reboot Camp

Explore new vocabulary through various word cloud tools.

Shelly Sanchez Terrell assembles a range of word cloud tools to sit alongside Wordle in the educator's armoury...

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Educators to Follow on Twitter

Educators to Follow on Twitter | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

The challenge of producing lists of educators to follow on Twitter is that any selection is crucially much more to do with the reader's own interests as an educator than some definitive standard of the great and the good. : by Tony Parkin

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Are Virtual Worlds (still) Relevant in Education?

This is the question that was posed to Sarah "Intellagirl" Smith-Robbins when invited to write this article for eLearn magazine.

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Learning Technologies 2012 Conference Backchannel: Collected Resources #LT12UK | David Kelly

Learning Technologies 2012 Conference Backchannel: Collected Resources #LT12UK | David Kelly | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

This post collects the resources shared via the backchannel of the Learning and Skills / Learning Technologies 2012 Conference, being held January 25-26 in London, England.

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10 Change factors to consider with a new VLE

10 Change factors to consider with a new VLE | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
It’s taken a little time in the refining process, but last week we had our final Frog VLE training session before platform launch.

An in-depth look at the issues and implications of switching VLE at your school, from Kerry Turner (@4goggas)

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What do iBooks mean for the eBook/eTextbook industry?

What do iBooks mean for the eBook/eTextbook industry? | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
The eTextbook industry got a big publicity and market education boost last week with Apple’s announcements.

Good, balanced analysis from ZDNet

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Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers

Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
Download lesson plans, widgets, and interactive demonstrations apps built by Wolfram and organized by course. Expose your students to a whole new way of learning and understanding through our dynamic teaching tools and materials.
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Facebook 'Quickie' app spices up Apps for Good menu

Facebook 'Quickie' app spices up Apps for Good menu | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
MJO - Merlin John Online.Using technology for learning and teaching...

The fare is rich and filling at Apps For Good's pilot Facebook course graduation and show-and-tell.

 

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Infographic: Online Education in the USA during 2011

Infographic: Online Education in the USA during 2011 | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
David Wicks: Educational Technology. Reflections on teaching, learning, and technology. Home · About · Home > ISTE 3 - Model Digital-Age Work and Learning > Infographic: Online Education in the USA during 2011 ...
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Cultus's comment, November 13, 2013 3:34 PM
what I can tell, the student satisfaction with online courses is improving. Also interesting is that most training for instructors of online courses is through internal training programs. Visit our page http://www.onlinecultus.com/.
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More pedagogic change in 10 years than last 1000 years : Donald Clark

More pedagogic change in 10 years than last 1000 years : Donald Clark | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it

"More pedagogic change in 10 years than last 1000 years – all driven by 10 technology innovations"

Pedagogy - one of those words that’s used when people want to sound all academic. So let’s just call it learning practice. Of one thing we can be sure; teaching does not seem to have changed much in the last 100 years. In our Universities, given the stubborn addiction to lectures, it has barely changed in 1000 years. So what’s the real source of pedagogic change?

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Touching the future – kids join in staff development

Touching the future – kids join in staff development | Disruptive Nostalgia in Education UK | Scoop.it
Schools in the North East bring children into their professional development for using ICT...

by the excellent Steve Bunce at Merlin John Online

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