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Parents face online homework dilemma

Parents face online homework dilemma | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

"Parents feel unable to make children study by blocking internet access, as homework often requires online research, a survey suggests ..."

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Via Leona Ungerer, Dale Borgeson
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This is an opportunity to help students and teach. Parents and teachers can work together as influential pedagogues in students' lives.

 

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Intel Sees a Future Where We Will Form “Relationships” with Our Gadgets: Scientific American

Intel Sees a Future Where We Will Form “Relationships” with Our Gadgets: Scientific American | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Company cultural anthropologist Genevieve Bell tells us to get ready to take our fondness for smartphones, tablets and other devices to the next level

Via Sharrock, Lynnette Van Dyke
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This has some scary implications. Will we know how to unplug?

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Sharrock's curator insight, October 15, 2013 10:13 AM

Interesting quote: "We talk about it as though it was one world, but we’ve truthfully been in a world of multiple Internets for at least a decade, even if you just talk about it in terms of physical infrastructure. [South] Korea has true two-way Internet—high-speed uploading and high-speed downloading, no throttle. On the other hand, in places like Australia download is a seven-to-one ratio to upload, which means it’s much easier to consume content than it is to create and share it. That means the Internet feels different [to people in different places]."

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10 Proactive Steps to Reduce the Dangers of Student Social Media Use

10 Proactive Steps to Reduce the Dangers of Student Social Media Use | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Educators and Parents Faced With More Social Media Based Issues With Their Young Students Every Year. A Proactive Stance can Help. This week I attended an

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Creating a culture of awareness and support at home and in schools will help students immensely.

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