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Education Readings April 1st

Education Readings April 1st | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
By Allan Alach I welcome suggested articles, so if you come across a gem, email it to me at allanalach@inspire.net.nz What happens when we interfere with the learning relationship? “This graphic is my way of showing how the responsibility for learning should, over time, pass from the teacher to the learner. The time period may be…
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Steve Wheeler's article is worth reading. Technology can make a difference when teachers have thoughtful conversations with and through their tools. It is not a given that technology improves learning and teaching. Poorly used technology is still poorly used. What does the fear stem from? Is it a lack of time to become comfortable with tools and their applications?
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juandoming's curator insight, April 1, 2016 12:42 PM
Steve Wheeler's article is worth reading. Technology can make a difference when teachers have thoughtful conversations with and through their tools. It is not a given that technology improves learning and teaching. Poorly used technology is still poorly used. What does the fear stem from? Is it a lack of time to become comfortable with tools and their applications?
Fernando de la Cruz Naranjo Grisales's curator insight, April 2, 2016 7:35 AM
Steve Wheeler's article is worth reading. Technology can make a difference when teachers have thoughtful conversations with and through their tools. It is not a given that technology improves learning and teaching. Poorly used technology is still poorly used. What does the fear stem from? Is it a lack of time to become comfortable with tools and their applications?
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Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology

Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

"Curiosity, likely an evolutionary adaptive, is a raw appetite for information that helped us survive. But that same aggressive appetite for information and experience changes in the face of information abundance, and not always for the better."


Via EDTECH@UTRGV, Miloš Bajčetić, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Etymologically, technology is about having a conversation with and through a craftperson's tools. It is a way of being at home and knowing one's tools and one's relationship with those tools.
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Interesting article. Worth a look. 
 
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Cartoons on Computers in Our Lives

Cartoons on Computers in Our Lives | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Trite as it is to say, but interacting with computers in work, social media, and other parts of our lives is pervasive for readers of this blog. So for this month's cartoon feature, I have picked a few that tickled me. Enjoy!                          …
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Sometimes humour helps us better understand relationships with our tools.
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5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics

5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
These fun, mostly free tools can help educators easily create their own Infographics, and bring a very modern twist to instruction. “A picture is worth

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Rod Murray
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I am always interested in fun and free.

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Deborah Owen's curator insight, May 16, 2013 8:35 AM

Great for visual learning, and for synthesis of ideas.