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Top 5 Websites for Teachers to Use in Their Classrooms

Top 5 Websites for Teachers to Use in Their Classrooms | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Education Nation is a nationally broadcast, in-depth conversation about improving education in America.
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Seven Things You Should Know about Flipped Classrooms

Seven Things You Should Know about Flipped Classrooms | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
This EDUCAUSE brief covers the flipped classroom, a pedagogical model in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed.
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Teaching Child To Function In School - The Ledger

Teaching Child To Function In School - The Ledger | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Teaching Child To Function In SchoolThe LedgerTeachers play an important role in our children's education and overall development. On most days, our children spend more time with their teachers than they do with us.
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St. Andrew's College leads with technology in its classrooms - Toronto Star

St. Andrew's College leads with technology in its classrooms - Toronto Star | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Toronto StarSt. Andrew's College leads with technology in its classroomsToronto StarKristin Rushowy Education Reporter At this Aurora school, the students use technology as much inside the classroom as they do outside of it.
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New tools for learning - Brandon Sun

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New tools for learningBrandon Sun“We know that technology is here to stay, and we want to use it as a teaching and a learning tool,” BSD Supt. Donna Michaels said.
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Zwoor.com Conference and Tradeshow Mobile app adds social media and calendar ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Zwoor.com Conference and Tradeshow Mobile app adds social media and calendar ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release) | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Zwoor.com Conference and Tradeshow Mobile app adds social media and calendar ...San Francisco Chronicle (press release)The Zwoor Event mobile app for Conferences and Tradeshows adds social media integration with Twitter and LinkedIn, agenda topics...
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QR Codes of the Future? | Social Media Today

QR Codes of the Future? | Social Media Today | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
QR codes seemed to charge into the worlds of marketing, advertising and social media with the speed of several turbo charged cheetahs towing product information. Some believe that the ancient Egyptians were introduced to ...
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Should you hire a social media person? - Washington Post

Should you hire a social media person? - Washington Post | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Should you hire a social media person?Washington PostOn Small Business has a new feature in which young entrepreneurs will answer common questions about small business owners' social media needs.
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US Educators Affirm Global Education Critical to Student Success ...

US Educators Affirm Global Education Critical to Student Success ... | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
The conclusion: global education spans disciplines, demonstrates 21st century student competence, and is a necessary aspect of U.S. core curricula. “I used to think about global education in a passive way,” an administrator ...
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Infographic: Social media privacy | TechRepublic

Infographic: Social media privacy | TechRepublic | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
This infographic illustrates the general feelings that users have about their online privacy expectations in regards to participating in social media.
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Residential school probe urges education for healing - CTV.ca

Residential school probe urges education for healing - CTV.ca | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
CTV.caResidential school probe urges education for healingCTV.ca(Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS Residential school survivor Kim Good, of the Snuneymuxw First Nation near Nanaimo, BC, wipes away tears as she listens to Truth and Reconciliation Commission...
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Truth and Reconciliation Commission Urges More Awareness of Residential Schools from Strombo.com

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Urges More Awareness of Residential Schools from Strombo.com | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
RT @strombo: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission says Canadians should know more about residential schools...
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Klout and Simply Measured partner on social media ‘influence’ analytics - GeekWire

Klout and Simply Measured partner on social media ‘influence’ analytics - GeekWire | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Social media analytics startup Simply Measured has struck a partnership with Klout to add data about social-media influence to the reports used by Simply Measured's customers. The partnership was announced this morning.
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Help Complete 5 New Classrooms For Nepo School Zambia -- IndieGoGo

Help Complete 5 New Classrooms For Nepo School Zambia -- IndieGoGo | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
5 new classrooms to help educate 125 more children in Zambia.
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A Weapon of Distraction and Numbness: Fighting Computers in Classrooms

A Weapon of Distraction and Numbness: Fighting Computers in Classrooms | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Few of us have a strong-willed desire not to learn. The problem? The modern classroom -- an environment that requires us to be present -- is simply no longer conducive to being present.
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Life in an Inquiry Driven, Technology Embedded, Connected Classroom: English | NWP Digital Is | Using Technology to Transform Learning

Life in an Inquiry Driven, Technology Embedded, Connected Classroom: English | NWP Digital Is | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
RT @kylepace: Awesome post @wrightsroom - Life in an Inquiry Driven, Technology Embedded, Connected Classroom: English http://t.co/ajZhi2p3 #pbl...
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Does school ruin learning? « The Weblog of (a) David Jones

Does school ruin learning? « The Weblog of (a) David Jones | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
A pessimistic optimist's journey through learning, teaching and technology ... I'm not sure that they know there is now another way to learn, especially where learning about technology is concerned. A paradigm created by the ...
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Reconciliation report calls for education, healing - Ottawa Citizen

Reconciliation report calls for education, healing - Ottawa Citizen | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Reconciliation report calls for education, healingOttawa CitizenBy Heather Yundt, Ottawa Citizen February 25, 2012 Funding for education, healing and cultural-revival programs were among the major recommendations laid out in an interim report officially...
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Georgia Tech Announces Innovative Technology for Quadriplegics ...

Georgia Tech Announces Innovative Technology for Quadriplegics ... | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
As per the findings of the report, the advanced technology has been created so as to replace the old technology, in which quadriplegics or patients with high-level spinal-cord injuries had to sip or puff some amounts of air ...
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Five mobile technologies that didn't change the world - Computerworld

Five mobile technologies that didn't change the world - Computerworld | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Five mobile technologies that didn't change the worldComputerworldBut sometimes, when companies announce incredible new products or technologies, and everybody proclaims that a new era has dawned, and that culture-shifting transformations are about...
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Pinterest: Social Media Marketing Site Reaches Millions Sharing Images - NewsLI

Pinterest: Social Media Marketing Site Reaches Millions Sharing Images - NewsLI | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
The GuardianPinterest: Social Media Marketing Site Reaches Millions Sharing ImagesNewsLI(Los Angeles, CA) According to classic wisdom, “a picture is worth a thousand words”, so a new social media platform with an emphasis on pictures may be worth...
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Technology: What Do We Really Need? - Huffington Post

Technology: What Do We Really Need? - Huffington Post | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
Technology: What Do We Really Need?Huffington PostAh, technology. I love it. It has made my life so much easier; I'd be lost without my Blackberry, which allows me to travel the world and stay connected at the same time.
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Childhood Obesity – Are Schools Responsible? - Indyposted

Childhood Obesity – Are Schools Responsible? - Indyposted | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
The debate about children's eating habits has moved from the cafeteria to the vending machine, but can the Obama administration force kids to be healthy?
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In the Heart of a Teacher is a Student: Re-Imagining Teaching and ...

Lately I've had many discussions with my pre-service teachers about what it means to be a teacher and what teaching looks like. So many students grow up in schools with very traditional views of what it means to be a teacher ...
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Excess Twitter use 'unhealthy', warns co-founder

Excess Twitter use 'unhealthy', warns co-founder | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it
One of Twitter's co-founders has warned users that spending too much time on the micro-blogging site is unhealthy.
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