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With $100M From The Gates Foundation & Others, inBloom Wants To Transform Education By Unleashing Its Data | TechCrunch

With $100M From The Gates Foundation & Others, inBloom Wants To Transform Education By Unleashing Its Data | TechCrunch | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
In 2012, the buzz around education technology reached new heights and, with the new year now underway, the hype surrounding the potential transformative impact of technology on both higher and K-12 education continues, thanks to initiatives like...
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Khan Academy's Marcia Lee Builds Tools for Online Education ...

Khan Academy's Marcia Lee Builds Tools for Online Education ... | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Marcia Lee shapes the Khan Academy's tools for Web-based instruction.
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Robots find Barrier Reef coral at extreme depths, amazing ocean scientists

Robots find Barrier Reef coral at extreme depths, amazing ocean scientists | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Living coral found at 125 metres, four times deeper than scuba limit (Robots find Barrier Reef coral at extreme depths, amazing ocean scientists http://t.co/K30bXXGh via @guardian)...
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Green School Facts | U.S. Green Building Council

Green School Facts | U.S. Green Building Council | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Worth checking out: Green School Facts on www.usgbc.org (How well do you know your green schools? Check out this post from U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Center...
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An idea for 2013: Crowdsourcing "sustainability"

An idea for 2013: Crowdsourcing "sustainability" | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Beyond Brundlandt, how do we describe what we're all working towards? (RT @MelTrumpower: An idea for 2013: Crowdsourcing #Sustainability http://t.co/pJYIU48R #GrnBz via @GreenBiz #CS...
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Footspotting: Global Carbon Footprint Infographic

Footspotting: Global Carbon Footprint Infographic | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
An excellent infographic of global carbon emissions by Stanford Kay. Kay's design succeeds in representing a potentially overwhelming set of data on several levels: some 200+ different countries are represented by bubbles, color-coded by continent,...
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Teacher Network review of 2012: our 10 best blogs of the year | Teacher Network | Guardian Professional

Teacher Network review of 2012: our 10 best blogs of the year - #Education via The @Guardian – http://t.co/ReSidD91
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In pictures: 2012 as seen from space

In pictures: 2012 as seen from space | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Some of the biggest events of 2012 as seen from space. (RT @BBCNews: In pictures: 2012 as seen from space http://t.co/xpdbkKTY)
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The Hidden Revolution in Online Learning

The Hidden Revolution in Online Learning | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Lewis Andrews writes that the economics of digital learning will undermine the liberal biases built into the current education system.
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Why Sustainability Is Now the Key Driver of Innovation - Harvard Business Review

Why Sustainability Is Now the Key Driver of Innovation - Harvard Business Review | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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Seven top trends for the food industry in 2013: LFR

Seven top trends for the food industry in 2013: LFR | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Sustainability will continue to rise up the corporate agenda, emerging markets will become increasingly important and commodity prices will continue to rise in 2013, according to predictions from Leatherhead Food Research (LFR).
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Nine Highlights From Education in 2012 - IVN.us

Nine Highlights From Education in 2012 - IVN.us | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
From fights for education equality overseas to new approaches to on-going issues in the US, we review nine important events for education in 2012.
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Green Products Delivered to Your Door, Thanks to Crunchy Crate

Green Products Delivered to Your Door, Thanks to Crunchy Crate | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Crunchy Crate is a great service for anyone trying to live a green-er lifestyle. Get a Crunchy Crate full of organic products delivered to your door.
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10 Universities to Form Semester Online Consortium

10 Universities to Form Semester Online Consortium | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Semester Online, with 10 participating universities, will offer small, for-credit classes that will be open to outside students accepted to the program.
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Instinct - Learn Guitar, Love Guitar

Instinct - Learn Guitar, Love Guitar | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
'A magical app to learn guitar' · 'This is seriously awesome' @kevincennis · 'AMAZING!' · 'Wish I had this growing up' @philmoldavski...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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10 Hottest Ed-Tech Stories of 2012 - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

10 Hottest Ed-Tech Stories of 2012 - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Most popular @wiredcampus stories from 2012 | @chronicle: http://t.co/f2WPGwn5 - lots of MOOC coverage via @jryoung
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25 e-Learning & Education Start-ups That Could Change the World

25 e-Learning & Education Start-ups That Could Change the World | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
The nation's top accredited online universities (25 e-Learning & Education Start-ups That Could Change the World via the Best Online Universities http://t.co/0Z6OZpij)...
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5 education providers offering MOOCs now or in the future

5 education providers offering MOOCs now or in the future | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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10 Of The Year’s Best Designs For Social Good

10 Of The Year’s Best Designs For Social Good | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
The term "do-gooder" has been a pejorative since the 1650s, when a British doctor coined it to refer to misguided idealists.
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What kind of the 7 styles of learning your online students prefer?

What kind of the 7 styles of learning your online students prefer? | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Visual, aural, verbal, physical, logical, social, solitary. As an online educator, teacher, facilitator you probably wonder what kind of the 7 styles of learning are the most effective for your students, learners.
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Nonprofit tech innovators inspire new philanthropy

Nonprofit tech innovators inspire new philanthropy | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scott Harrison knows his charity has funded nearly 7,000 clean water projects in some of the poorest areas of the world in the past six years.
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The 17 Best Twitter Hashtags for Education (2012 ) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 17 Best Twitter Hashtags for Education (2012 ) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
RT “@katieregan88: The 17 Best Twitter Hashtags for Education (2012 ) http://t.co/IdP3wRSA via @zite #cpchat #newteacher #edchat” #txed
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Tigers roar back: Great news for big cats in key areas

Tigers roar back: Great news for big cats in key areas | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
Biologists have reported significant progress for tigers in three key landscapes across the big cat’s range due to better law enforcement, protection of habitat, and strong government partnerships.
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Top 10 most viewed environment videos of 2012 - The Guardian

Top 10 most viewed environment videos of 2012 - The Guardian | Education & Environment Futurist | Scoop.it
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Top 10 most viewed environment videos of 2012
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Top 10 most viewed environment videos of 2012. From Chasing Ice to the largest python ever recorded, here are 2012's most viewed environment videos.
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A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning

Discover the tools and techniques today's teachers and classrooms are using to prepare students for tomorrow -- and how you can get involved.
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