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Mozilla Launches Open Badges 1.0, A New Standard to Recognize and Verify Online Learning and Education | TechCrunch

Mozilla Launches Open Badges 1.0, A New Standard to Recognize and Verify Online Learning and Education | TechCrunch | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
As web-based learning platforms proliferate, and education increasingly happens in formal and informal settings and in both real and virtual classrooms, there is a growing need for a new form of credentialing that reflects these changes.

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30 Under 30: Kickboard's $2 Million Series A Fuels Momentum In Ed-Tech - Forbes

30 Under 30: Kickboard's $2 Million Series A Fuels Momentum In Ed-Tech - Forbes | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Kickboard founder and CEO, Jen Medbery FORBES 30 Under 30 alum Jen Medbery, founder of the web-based school analytics platform Kickboard, announced today that her startup has closed a $2 million series A round, bring the total fundraising to $2.8...
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Ten Reasons why technology is vital to education

In a typical high school a student has access to a teacher 40 minutes per day. That means she has access to that teacher 5% of her waking day, and even that time is shared with 25 classmates. She has access to the Internet 100% of the time. That's 20X better.


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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 1, 2013 7:03 AM

Give a student a link and he'll read for a day. Teach a student how to surf and he'll read forever. Or something like that. ;)

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Technology is the here and now. Equipping students and educators with the knowledge and skills to stay up on the ever-changing technology is a never ending process
Mack James's curator insight, April 19, 2013 3:24 AM

Technology can open up various ways for accessing learning tools and as well as connecting peer to peer diccussion even out side the regular classroom, keeping them engaged in the learning process

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The dirty little secret of online learning: Students are bored and dropping out

The dirty little secret of online learning: Students are bored and dropping out | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Online education has been around for a long time. But massive open online courses are finally making it respectable. Maybe even cool. Let’s not forget, though, that they are still experiments.

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Jean Jacoby's curator insight, March 21, 2013 2:56 PM

"So why are all these students falling asleep, virtually, in their digital classes? Mainly because the people putting education online are still thinking in terms of classrooms."

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Demand Media Launches into e-Learning with the Acquisition of Creativebug | EON: Enhanced Online News

Demand Media Launches into e-Learning with the Acquisition of Creativebug | EON: Enhanced Online News | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Acquisition announcement (Demand Media Launches into e-Learning with the Acquisition of Creativebug http://t.co/Ufr3jcWcRo)
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Is edtech in a bubble? | Knewton Blog

Is edtech in a bubble? | Knewton Blog | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
RT @johnerik: "The shifting of education from analog to digital is a one-time event in the history of the human race." http://t.co/XvI2xtcG5r
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Is edtech in a bubble? What's your view ?

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Mozilla Launches Open Badges 1.0, A New Standard to Recognize and Verify Online Learning and Education | TechCrunch

Mozilla Launches Open Badges 1.0, A New Standard to Recognize and Verify Online Learning and Education | TechCrunch | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
As web-based learning platforms proliferate, and education increasingly happens in formal and informal settings and in both real and virtual classrooms, there is a growing need for a new form of credentialing that reflects these changes.

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The Real Winners of the Coming Revolution in Higher Education - Forbes

The Real Winners of the Coming Revolution in Higher Education - Forbes | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
This article is by Bruce Guile, president and co-founder of Course Gateway, an online education consultancy, and David Teece, executive director of the Institute of Business Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of...

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Technology: Tablets offer immediacy in the global education market - FT.com

Technology: Tablets offer immediacy in the global education market - FT.com | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
A MacBook, or any laptop, is usually the default educational tool of choice for students but there are signs that our latter-day electronic versions of slates are making serious inroads in modern education.
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The Power of Digital Education | MIT Technology Review

The Power of Digital Education | MIT Technology Review | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
The Power of Digital Education | MIT Technology Review
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Apple TV In The Classroom: 4 Reasons To Try It Out - Edudemic

Apple TV In The Classroom: 4 Reasons To Try It Out - Edudemic | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Consider an Apple TV in the classroom or looking for ways to effectively display your iPad or iPhone on a projector screen wirelessly? Check this out.
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iPads in the classroom: embedding technology in the primary curriculum

iPads in the classroom: embedding technology in the primary curriculum | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
iPads and iPods are influencing all areas of learning in David Andrews' classroom.
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Estonia Puts Math on the Map

Estonia Puts Math on the Map | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
ESTONIA'S NEW MATH: Eastern Europeans have been no slogs when it comes to math and computer programming. Add in starting up high-tech companies and the tiny country of Estonia shines, producing more than its share, including Skype.
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MOOCs and Online Learning: An Interview With Jack Welch - Edudemic

MOOCs and Online Learning: An Interview With Jack Welch - Edudemic | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it

What is the future for MOOCs and online learning? Jack Welch is becoming a bigger name in education due to investments - so what's his take?

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10 hot tips for moocers

10 hot tips for moocers | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it

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Before doing anything, ask yourself three fundamental questions.

Firstly: “Why a mooc?” It may very well be the right mode of study for you, but of course there are many others to consider. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of this mode in light of your personal circumstances.

Secondly: “Why this mooc?” There are plenty of them around, pitched at different levels and targeting different audiences. Analyse the pre-information of your chosen mooc to ensure it will give you what you need.

Thirdly: “What do I want to get out of it?” Be very clear in your own mind about the WIIFM, then doggedly pursue that during the mooc..."


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Jenny Pesina's curator insight, March 31, 2013 5:34 PM

A great insight on how a carefully chosen MOOC can help with postgraduate studies.

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2 Predictions For The Future Of Education Technology - Edudemic

2 Predictions For The Future Of Education Technology - Edudemic | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
While walking my dog, I came up with two potential options for the future of education technology. We'll see if either actually come true.

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eLearning Europa at Open Education Week | eLearning

eLearning Europa at Open Education Week | eLearning | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
RT @elearningeuropa: The portal FutureLearn will launch a new UK-wide #MOOC platform this coming June http://t.co/0JwsbB8W1S #eLearning #OpenEducationWk
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5 Big Education Technology Trends of 2013 - Edudemic

5 Big Education Technology Trends of 2013 - Edudemic | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Flying cars, living on Mars? That's all great but what about next year? What are the biggest education technology trends we should expect in 2013?
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The Amazing Power of Google Apps for Education

The Amazing Power of Google Apps for Education | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it

Going Google in Education: its hard not to use hyperbolic statements when describing Google Apps for Education. Its that good and its free! The diversity of apps you get with a Google account is astounding.


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Can Twitter open up a new space for learning, teaching and thinking?

Can Twitter open up a new space for learning, teaching and thinking? | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Two academics discuss the pros and cons of using Twitter as a learning tool to encourage instinctive thinking in higher education

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Bill Gates Touts Ed-Tech Future At SXSW Edu Conference | WiredAcademic | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education

Bill Gates Touts Ed-Tech Future At SXSW Edu Conference | WiredAcademic | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
But this time, he said, is different, because of new technologies like more-ubiquitous wireless internet, tablet computing, cheap video storage, and data in the cloud, and because of a tipping point in student demand.

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The Gamification of Education and Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Learning Benefits | Emerging Education Technology | Focusing on Social and Emotional Learning

The Gamification of Education and Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Learning Benefits | Emerging Education Technology | Focusing on Social and Emotional Learning | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
A recent research paper sheds light on several ways in which educational games can facilitate the learning experience and benefit the student....
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The Present And Future Plans Of Khan Academy (Video) - Edudemic | Best TED - and other good talks

The Present And Future Plans Of Khan Academy (Video) - Edudemic | Best TED - and other good talks | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
In a recent visit to Charlie Rose, Sal Khan shared some insight into the current state of Khan Academy. He breaks down what's ahead for the site.
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News Corp's Education Tablet May Be The Bureaucratic Fit Schools ...

News Corp's Education Tablet May Be The Bureaucratic Fit Schools ... | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Public school systems are cheerfully decorated dictatorships: discipline, standards, and testing are the driving concepts of modern k-12 education. The very r..
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Edmodo Acquires Education Technology Start-up Root-1 - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Edmodo Acquires Education Technology Start-up Root-1 - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Edmodo Acquires Education Technology Start-up Root-1 The Herald | HeraldOnline.com AUSTIN, Texas — Edmodo, the free and secure K-12 social learning platform, today announced the acquisition of Root-1, an award-winning education technology start-up...
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An Education Revolution In The Cloud

An Education Revolution In The Cloud | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Sugata's efforts have shown that the traditional model may not be the only road to success. His projects illustrate that kids can learn quickly from each other with minimal adult involvement, motivated solely by curiosity and peer interest.
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Online Education Is Replacing Physical Colleges At A Crazy Fast Pace | TechCrunch

Online Education Is Replacing Physical Colleges At A Crazy Fast Pace | TechCrunch | Ed Tech and E-Learning | Scoop.it
Educators knew the online revolution would eventually envelop the physical classroom, but a torrent of near-revolutionary developments in the past month are proving that change is coming quicker than anyone imagined.
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