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A Parent's Guide to Cybersecurity [pdf] | eSkills

Learn more:

 

- How Can Education Help To Lower Cybercrime?

 

- Learning basics of Cyber-Security

 

- Cyber-Security Practice: Learn it in one week

 


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Suvi Salo's curator insight, November 16, 2014 5:55 PM

This gives you clear advice (in positive manner).

HazelC's comment, November 16, 2014 11:06 PM
This is a great resource. This month we are focusing on Internet safety and cyber bullying!
Christine Kennerd's curator insight, November 17, 2014 3:27 PM

Great resource for parents

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What is Critical Thinking? (Explained with Great Videos)

What is Critical Thinking? (Explained with Great Videos) | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it

In simple terms, it is the process of breaking down what you know and information you have, and then evaluating and critically analyzing it in order to make an informed decision without bias.

A critical thinker:

- Is open-minded and mindful of alternatives
- Desires to be, and is, well-informed
- Judges well the credibility of sources
- Identifies reasons, assumptions, and conclusions
- Asks appropriate clarifying questions
- Judges well the quality of an argument, including its reasons, assumptions, evidence, and their degree of support for the conclusion
- Can well develop and defend a reasonable position regarding a belief or an action, doing justice to challenges
- Formulates plausible hypotheses
- Plans and conducts experiments well
- Defines terms in a way appropriate for the context
- Draws conclusions when warranted – but with caution
- Integrates all of the above aspects of critical thinking 

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Critical-Thinking

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 16, 2014 4:49 PM

A critical thinker:

- Is open-minded and mindful of alternatives
- Desires to be, and is, well-informed
- Judges well the credibility of sources
- Identifies reasons, assumptions, and conclusions
- Asks appropriate clarifying questions
- Judges well the quality of an argument, including its reasons, assumptions, evidence, and their degree of support for the conclusion
- Can well develop and defend a reasonable position regarding a belief or an action, doing justice to challenges
- Formulates plausible hypotheses
- Plans and conducts experiments well
- Defines terms in a way appropriate for the context
- Draws conclusions when warranted – but with caution
- Integrates all of the above aspects of critical thinking 


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Critical-Thinking


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Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds

Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it
"Active learning" boosts grades, reduces failure rates in undergraduate STEM classes, concludes major review

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Volkmar Langer's curator insight, May 15, 2014 3:40 AM

Definitely a must read!

Julie Bourguignon's curator insight, May 15, 2014 4:37 AM

A bold statement...

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, May 30, 2014 4:33 AM

aulas expositivas nao sao apenas chatas, sao ineficientes para aprendizagem também...

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What Is Social Learning (And Does It Work)? [Infographic]

What Is Social Learning (And Does It Work)? [Infographic] | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it
Distance learning, e-learning, mobile learning, blended learning. There are a slew of educational learning trends that have been happening for years now. A

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 18, 2014 10:44 AM

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Infographic

 

Maureen Greenbaum's curator insight, January 19, 2014 7:40 PM

The inforgraphic is great but the article is also very insightful
https://diigo.com/01i9le

There is a generation whose starting point for information & engagement is not printed materials (a book, a newspaper) – but online social platforms

Allan Shaw's curator insight, January 20, 2014 1:04 AM

There are two key elements here! The first is the engagement through peer review as the audience is real and critical. The second is the efficacy of repetition in the embedding within memory.

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The 4 Stages of Technology Integration in Education [Infographic]

The 4 Stages of Technology Integration in Education [Infographic] | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it

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Sharla Shults's curator insight, May 4, 2013 1:26 PM

Integrating technology in your teaching requires beforehand planning and structuring. It also predisposes the existence of a set of learning goals you  want to achieve through the integration of this technology in the class. So, the process is highly structured and pre-arranged and nothing is left for " happy accidents ".

Amanda Rogers's comment, May 4, 2013 6:11 PM
This is a great tool to refer to for integrating technology into lessons whilst encorporating learning goals and allowing for HOT. It is well structured and prevents lesving steps out.
Kia Sowden's comment, May 11, 2013 1:01 AM
I think many teachers struggle to truly integrate technology into their classrooms. I believe their is the common misconception that if you are 'using' technology you are integrating it into your teaching and learning. However there is a difference between the two.
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20 Reasons Why you Should Use Google Plus [Infographic]

20 Reasons Why you Should Use Google Plus [Infographic] | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, March 10, 2013 9:05 AM

G+ is catching up big time for many reasons.  Among these reasons is the Hangout integration.  

 

We just facilitated a remote 1.5 day leadership development session with Hangouts and it was fantastic.  

 

Google is sticking to their strategy and their value is starting to win people over.  I was never a fan and, through valuable features, I am changing my perspective on the suite of offerings.

 

This is a relevant infographic.

Penelope's comment, March 10, 2013 6:43 PM
Been thinking about G+. Thanks for sharing, Al. ;)
Shanika Journey's curator insight, March 12, 2013 12:49 PM

NICE ONE! Great reference

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Redes Sociais na Educação. Maysa Brum

by Maysa Brum

 

Redes Sociais na Educação 

 

Por que? Onde? 

 

Homozappiens, Geração Next, Millennials...

 

Na Escola aprendem tudo, menos o que vão usar na vida...

 

Aprendizagem: Como mudou por causa da tecnologia.

Definir aprendizagem para o professor, aluno, escola, gestot...

Aprendizagem ao longo da Vida, aprendizagem informal

 

Comunidades, grupos, rede = Interação..

 

Teorias de Aprendizagem.. Aprender em rede..

 

E o professor? E as Instituições de Ensino?...


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Europe struggles with digital education

Europe struggles with digital education | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it
European higher education remains too conservative to adapt to technological innovations, said a Commission High Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education in its report published last week (22 October).

The group, which was launched in 2012 to examine such challenges, makes 15 recommendations to EU member states about how to integrate digital teaching and learning methods in their educational curricula.

Current learning systems are reluctant to leave behind conventional classroom methods and restructure the way universities and schools operate. Teachers do not have the necessary professional training to cope with new ways of schooling. The institutions themselves are poorly equipped with new technologies in order to deliver high quality, online education.

“Although Europe is starting to make progress, it is still lagging behind the US in using new technologies in our universities and colleges,” said Mary McAleese, the former President of Ireland, and chair of the High Level Group. “We should capitalise on the strengths we have, such as the wide use of ECTS [European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System] credits to ensure that digital learning in Europe is recognised, accredited and quality assured.”

Students are also reluctant to enroll in online degree programs, as an alternative to traditional, classroom-based ones, because many online courses do not offer credits towards obtaining a diploma. In fact, one of the group's recommendations to EU countries is that they recognise e-learning as a legitimate part of the educational system, and formalise it.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 31, 2014 4:07 PM

Students are also reluctant to enroll in online degree programs, as an alternative to traditional, classroom-based ones, because many online courses do not offer credits towards obtaining a diploma. In fact, one of the group's recommendations to EU countries is that they recognise e-learning as a legitimate part of the educational system, and formalise it.


Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 31, 2014 8:17 PM

Perhaps we all do in various ways/

 

@ivon_ehd1

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Microsoft Research Launches Code Hunt Game to Teach Programming

Microsoft Research Launches Code Hunt Game to Teach Programming | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it
Microsoft Research today launched Code Hunt, a browser-based game for anyone interested in learning how to code by playing. The premise is straightforward:

 

Learning to code can be made more effective and sustainable if it is perceived as fun by the learner. Code Hunt uses puzzles that players have to explore by means of clues presented as test cases. Players iteratively modify their code to match the functional behaviour of secret solutions.

 
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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 15, 2014 5:59 PM

Learning to code can be made more effective and sustainable if it is perceived as fun by the learner. Code Hunt uses puzzles that players have to explore by means of clues presented as test cases. Players iteratively modify their code to match the functional behaviour of secret solutions.

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11 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints -

11 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints - | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it
11 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints by Justin Boyle If you’ve scratched your head over suggestions to manage your “digital footprint,” you aren’t the only one. A surprisingly large percentage of people...

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RESENTICE's curator insight, March 10, 2014 6:29 AM

Des conseils pour maîtriser son identité numérique...

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, March 10, 2014 8:53 AM

Their Digital Footprints....Great one¡

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 28, 2014 8:49 PM

This is a great article (yet again from TeachThought). Chris' quote here is certainly a key fact we need to instill in our students. If you haven't followed any of Chris' work you should take a look, a great Aussie, doing some amazing work. 

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10 Reasons Teachers should Try Blended Learning [Infographic]

10 Reasons Teachers should Try Blended Learning [Infographic] | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it

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The World’s Largest Repository of Free Online Learning Tutorials

The World’s Largest Repository of Free Online Learning Tutorials | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it

Here’s a common scenario. Someone emails and asks about an elearning tutorial I have on the blog. It’s not always easy to find the specific tutorial buried in a given post. In fact, there are many times I either forgot that I had created that tutorial or I can’t recall where it’s at either. I know. It’s part of getting older.

 

Today I am going to fix that. I have listed every blog post that has a video tutorial that shows how to create something related to online learning. So, if you’re just getting started with building online learning courses (or new to the blog), now you have a handy resource with links to all sorts of rapid elearning tutorials.

 


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Rosana Mondino's curator insight, April 14, 2013 5:17 PM

add your insight...

Jordi Castells's curator insight, April 28, 2013 2:45 PM

strongly recommended!

Charles Boddy's curator insight, May 25, 2013 2:07 PM

An amazing collection of free tutorials of interest to teachers and trainers who want to produce online or e-learning materials, especially with PowerPoint. 

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Infographic: The History of Education

Infographic: The History of Education | Education & Technology News | Scoop.it
The folks at Boundless who last brought us the EdTech Buzzwords Infographic are back with The History of Education. The graphic takes a look at how formal education began, changes along the way, current day and predictions for the next twenty years.

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Michael Stapleton's curator insight, March 19, 2013 10:30 PM

The folks at Boundless who last brought us the EdTech Buzzwords Infographic are back with The History of Education. The graphic takes a look at how formal education began, changes along the way, current day and predictions for the next twenty years.

Dawn Tsui's curator insight, March 20, 2013 8:31 PM

cute!~~

Shelli Herseth's curator insight, December 4, 2015 12:41 PM

A cool infographic on the history of education! #edlt561