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For our students to be successful in life, we, as educators, must be nimble, flexible, and innovative.  Join me as I blend the topic of educational innovation and the activation of unlocked potential in young men.
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Microsoft takes a stand on student privacy with best-in-class education solutions

Microsoft takes a stand on student privacy with best-in-class education solutions | Education Innovation | Scoop.it
Annual Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Barcelona kicks off with strong momentum on Windows 8 and Office 365 with key content partners.
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Microsoft vs. Apple--- Who will win.  The winner in my opinion is the one who puts out the most user friendly, most effective, and most efficient apps for teaching and learning.  The jury is still out, however I am still a MAC fan.

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45 Minutes, 28 Teachers, 76 Questions: Creating an Environment & Climate Conducive to Learning

45 Minutes, 28 Teachers, 76 Questions: Creating an Environment & Climate Conducive to Learning | Education Innovation | Scoop.it
Chris Thinnes   If it is in fact true that transformative change in our schools will emerge from the ground up, rather than from the top down -- if it true, as Sir Ken Robinson affirms, that w...
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Questions every school should ask…  What is real learning and the best environment for real learning?

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What if school was built for children? | Christensen Institute

What if school was built for children? | Christensen Institute | Education Innovation | Scoop.it
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From "seat time" to "competency".  What does true learning gains look like?  A great case for professional learning communities and personalized learning for the teachers.  Disruptive professional development.

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10 New Educational Web Tools to Try Out ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 New Educational Web Tools to Try Out ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Innovation | Scoop.it
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Steve Jobs - Disruptive Innovation Documentary - One Last thing (HD - Full Length)

Fantastic insights into Steve Jobs modus of operandi. What works and why.
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Coming to an office near you

Coming to an office near you | Education Innovation | Scoop.it
INNOVATION, the elixir of progress, has always cost people their jobs. In the Industrial Revolution artisan weavers were swept aside by the mechanical loom. Over the...
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How will schools adapt to prepare our students with the skills and abilities to be successful and contributing citizens?  While automation may eliminate many jobs, EQ skills will become more and more essential.  The ability to relate, empathize, and understand will (in my opinion) give way to a new set of jobs that do not exist right now.

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