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Khan Academy founder, Salman Khan, reveals inspiration

In a November 13, 2012 interview, Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy talks about the start and his inspiration to the free web-based education tutorial organization that he started in 2006.

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How Augmented Reality Can Enhance Learning in Higher Ed

How Augmented Reality Can Enhance Learning in Higher Ed | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Augmented reality has been with us for years.  There have been apps, games, and university research programs but it hasn't been a mainstream reality until recently.  Anyone who tries it can underst...
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Resources to Help Students Be Successful Online in Three Areas: Technical, Academic & Study Planning

Resources to Help Students Be Successful Online in Three Areas: Technical, Academic & Study Planning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Helping students be successful online is much different than it is in traditional environments.  Often assumptions are made about technical aptitude of learners who take classes online, but in many...
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The Quickly Narrowing Gap Between Formal & Informal Learning

The Quickly Narrowing Gap Between Formal & Informal Learning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Informal learning has traditionally been associated with adults and the workplace.  It is the kind of learning that happens through experience - outside of classroom walls.  Experiential learning i...
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The Rise of the Data Natives

The Rise of the Data Natives | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
From Re/Code - This is spot on.  It is amazing how we come to rely on the data that we assume is known about us, regardless of age.    "While digital natives were most concerned with what they can ...
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Guiding the Future of Learning Analytics

Guiding the Future of Learning Analytics | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
  Learning analytics are widely discussed and they hold considerable promise for personalized learning and assessment.  This opens a discussion about what, exactly, learners understand about t...
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EdTech Week

EdTech Week | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
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The Difference Between Gamification And Game-Based Learning

The Difference Between Gamification And Game-Based Learning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
The analogies between workplace working and learning in academic settings are being discussing more and more often.  Here, TeachThought highlights the difference between Gamification and Game-Based...
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30 Of The Best Apps For Group Project-Based Learning

30 Of The Best Apps For Group Project-Based Learning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Teach Thought shares another great list that can be adapted to K12, Higher Ed, or any kind of workplace environment where collaboration and learning happen.  Here's their list of 30 of the best app...
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How 3D Printers Work (Infographic)

How 3D Printers Work (Infographic) | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
  This clear infographic explains how 3D printers work.  Haven't seen this before.  So many industries are being affected, and the lower prices drop the more it will be the case.  It's interes...
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Education Technology Startups Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars In Q1

Education Technology Startups Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars In Q1 | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
It's great to see education entrepreneurs getting the funding they need.  Hopefully they are getting the connections to educators as well - they need the best advice from the people who know what t...
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ONLY Internet-Safety And NO Basics Of Cyber-Security Education In Schools!?

ONLY Internet-Safety And NO Basics Of Cyber-Security Education In Schools!? | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

ONLY Internet-Safety And NO Basics Of Cyber-Security Education In Schools!? Government and Education MUST be digital illiterates when NOT accepting that it is time for TEACHing the basics of Cyber-Security!


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ONLY Internet-Safety And NO Basics Of Cyber-Security Education In Schools!? Government and Education MUST be digital illiterates when NOT accepting that it is time for TEACHing the basics of Cyber-Security!


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Upgrade your brain: Programming resources for coding newbies

Upgrade your brain: Programming resources for coding newbies | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
I'm not sure it is avoidable for anyone.  CEOs need to know the basics of coding, and there are so many ways to learn there are no excuses.  TNW shares some ideas.  The go so far as to call it a di...
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Feeding Our Students' Reading Interests with RSS

Feeding Our Students' Reading Interests with RSS | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
RSS certainly might serve to fuel the interests of students because of the short form reading they are accustomed to.  But RSS is necessary if we want to see everything in one place in our topic of...
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Believe your eyes: young children can be better at solving problems than adults

Believe your eyes: young children can be better at solving problems than adults | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Infants and young children have a lack of experience that can make them more flexible when face with the unexpected, a research study from Berkeley found.  "Are adults superior problem solvers to c...
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Hackathons Are the New Career Fairs

Hackathons Are the New Career Fairs | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
An ideal way for companies to hunt for talent.  Hackathons show a candidate in context - how they collaborate and how they generate ideas.  This article from Mashable explains in detail.   "For tho...
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Changing Our Education System One Programmer At A Time

Changing Our Education System One Programmer At A Time | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
There is truly a gap.  On one hand, we have articles that speak to the shortage of talent we will have in so many necessary industries.  Aerospace and many other technological process companies all...
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Toward a common definition of "flipped learning" - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Toward a common definition of "flipped learning" - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

"We’ve seen a significant ramping up of interest in – and exposure to – the flipped/inverted classroom over the last few years, and it’s been nice to see an uptick in the amount of research being done into its effectiveness. But one thing that’s been lacking has been a consensus on what the flipped classroom actually is. "


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Would you trust Silicon Valley to disrupt your child’s education?

Would you trust Silicon Valley to disrupt your child’s education? | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Glad to see the investment in EdTech and interest in being a part of new educational paradigms...as long as the startups are talking to educators about their experience and what they need.  It's a ...
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Colleges Should Use Hackathons To Promote Workplace Readiness

Colleges Should Use Hackathons To Promote Workplace Readiness | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
The anatomy and advantages of Hackathons, from a blog post by Skilled Up - they are a fantastic experience for anyone who hasn't attended one.  Though there is an immediate association between hack...
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To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Education reform, says John Abbott (Director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative) hasn't gone very far because it is part of a more systemic problem.  He explains that we need to decide whether...
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7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education

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7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education

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Taking Notes by Hand Benefits Recall, Researchers Find

Taking Notes by Hand Benefits Recall, Researchers Find | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Do people have better recall when they type notes, or when they write them?  A study cited in The Chronicle found that students who wrote their notes had much better recall.  It seems like the stud...
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14-Year-Old Proves U.S. Can Save $370 Million by Changing Fonts

14-Year-Old Proves U.S. Can Save $370 Million by Changing Fonts | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
This was great news today, and the student who figured this out was really thinking.  Now we just have to get rid of the paper used in those offices altogether.   "Changing the standard typeface us...
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Education Technology Startups Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars In Q1

Education Technology Startups Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars In Q1 | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
It's great to see education entrepreneurs getting the funding they need.  Hopefully they are getting the connections to educators as well - they need the best advice from the people who know what t...
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Learning to Catch Your Own Mistakes

Learning to Catch Your Own Mistakes | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Catching our own mistakes is difficult.  Whether it's math, a typo, or grammar (did I make any mistakes yet?) it's hard to catch them when they are our own.  Sandra Okito, who I have been fortunate...
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