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EU youth: not in employment, education or training

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7.5 million young people aged 15-24 — roughly the total population of Switzerland — were not in employment, education or training (referred to as 'NEET') across the European Union in 2013. In Greec...
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Opening up: chapter one of Teaching in a Digital Age

Opening up: chapter one of Teaching in a Digital Age | EduBlog | Scoop.it

 

"As you are probably aware, I’m doing this as an open textbook, which means learning to adapt to a new publishing environment. As well as writing a darned good book for instructors on teaching in in a digital age, my aim is to push the boundaries a little with open publishing, to move it out of the traditional publishing mode into a a truly open textbook, with the help of the good folks at BCcampus who are running their open textbook project."  See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2014/06/11/opening-up-chapter-one-of-teaching-in-a-digital-age/#sthash.Z3MVFSq2.dpuf

 

The view when I was writing Chapter 1, from the Island of Braç, Croatia - See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2014/06/11/opening-up-chapter-one-of-teaching-in-a-digital-age/#sthash.Z3MVFSq2.dpuf
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I’ve not been blogging much recently, because (a) I’ve been on holiday for a month in the Mediterranean and (b) I’ve been writing my book. - See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2014/06/11/opening-up-chapter-one-of-teaching-in-a-digital-age/#sthash.Z3MVFSq2.dpufI’ve not been blogging much recently, because (a) I’ve been on holiday for a month in the Mediterranean and (b) I’ve been writing my book. - See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2014/06/11/opening-up-chapter-one-of-teaching-in-a-digital-age/#sthash.Z3MVFSq2.dpufI’ve not been blogging much recently, because (a) I’ve been on holiday for a month in the Mediterranean and (b) I’ve been writing my book. - See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2014/06/11/opening-up-chapter-one-of-teaching-in-a-digital-age/#sthash.Z3MVFSq2.dpuf
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Why Parents Don't Care

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Why Parents Don't Care

by Terry Heick

"As long as communities have no voice in—or capacity to understand—curriculum, the interaction between schools and communities will always be broken."

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The Secret Formula to Becoming an E-Learning Pro

The Secret Formula to Becoming an E-Learning Pro | EduBlog | Scoop.it
E-learning pros practice their craft. They share examples of what they're doing. And then they explain how they did it.
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Doing and knowing | Learning with 'e's

Doing and knowing | Learning with 'e's | EduBlog | Scoop.it
learning, technology, education, steve, wheeler, social media, internet, mobile, school, teachers
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The Roller Coaster of Teaching in Finland

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A roller coaster of joys and frustrations. That’s how I would describe my first year of teaching at a Finnish public school. The Joy of More Free Time I nearly did a somersault the moment I first...
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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Fun Scratch Projects Today in STEM Class

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Fun Scratch Projects Today in STEM Class | EduBlog | Scoop.it

By Wesley Fryer

"I’m continuing to teach my 4th and 5th graders in STEM class about coding and how to create projects using Scratch software. Last week students got started with coding using tutorials on Code.org."

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[Video] "Step-by-Step Introduction to Scratch"

 

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Open scholarship | Learning with 'e's

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3 things every teacher should be doing with web 2.0 tools

3 things every teacher should be doing with web 2.0 tools | EduBlog | Scoop.it
In the hands of educators, web 2.0 tools can become a powerful catalyst for changing the way students learn.
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Flipped Classroom: You can teach an old teacher new tricks

Flipped Classroom: You can teach an old teacher new tricks | EduBlog | Scoop.it
I had fallen behind as an educator so I decided to get better and start that very day. Read my story about how I successfully flipped my classroom
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The Connected Educator: All About Connectedness

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Six educators share the insights, changes, and rewards observed and felt during their journey from unconnectedness to connectedness.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 9, 1:33 PM

Some interesting personal stories from exerienced teachers.

Linda Ashida's curator insight, October 10, 10:32 AM

Examples from several Educators that will inspire others.

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Edutech for Teachers - The 7 Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher

Edutech for Teachers - The 7 Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher | EduBlog | Scoop.it
Cool Tools for the 21st Century Classroom

 

"So, you think you’re a digitally competent teacher? Or maybe not so much…"

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A Modest Proposal, Homework Policy

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What's the number one problem in the country? Not enough homework! Or maybe not. Read Noam's blog and decide for yourself...

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Budd Turner's curator insight, February 22, 8:38 AM

In almost every Parent/Teacher conversation: "Why don't you give any homework?"  

You see all those zeros on your child's progress report? Those are homeworks...

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Free Technology for Teachers: A Short Guide to Mobile Blogging Apps for Students and Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: A Short Guide to Mobile Blogging Apps for Students and Teachers | EduBlog | Scoop.it

"One of the blogging activities that I often suggest in my workshops is having students record and share on-the-spot observations during field trips. To do this your students should have a mobile blogging application on their iOS and Android devices. If your students don't have iOS or Android devices, but they have some other mobile devices that has a web browser or email client they can post via email to Blogger. Here's a short run-down of mobile blogging options on the blog platforms that I usually recommend to teachers."

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Best teaching blog posts of 2013 | Gynzy Teachers

Best teaching blog posts of 2013 | Gynzy Teachers | EduBlog | Scoop.it
The emergence of social media has to be one of the greatest advancements in the world of teaching. Educators and aspiring educators alike can share ideas,
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Stop The False Generalizations About Personalized Learning

Stop The False Generalizations About Personalized Learning | EduBlog | Scoop.it
In March, Tom Loveless, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, took an outdated swipe at the logic behind moving toward a student-centered learning system. He in essence suggested that because the curriculum wars have been decided more or less empirically, that people bent on disrupting the classroom and the factory-model [...]
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Teachers Provide True Preparation for When Shift Happens

Teachers Provide True Preparation for When Shift Happens | EduBlog | Scoop.it
Six years ago, the video "Shift Happens" (2007) was featured at our school's professional development day. I clearly remember one take-away:
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How to Rock the Boat (and create real change in your school)

How to Rock the Boat (and create real change in your school) | EduBlog | Scoop.it
New year’s signifies another rotation around the sun. All too often, we begin the year with a burning ball of fire in our chests, hoping to change our habits for the better. However, the cold air (...
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How Google’s Designers Can Help You Build Better E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

How Google’s Designers Can Help You Build Better E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog | EduBlog | Scoop.it
I read this interesting article the other day about how Google’s designers changed the look and feel of their products. It reminded me a lot of what we have to do when building elearning courses and it’s in line with many questions I get about elearning design during my workshops. Here are some things that [...]
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