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Hal Plotkin (Department of Education, US): "The Role of Online and Technology-Enabled Learning in Meeting President Obama’s 2020 Graduation Goal" reviewed key aspects of the Department of Education’s Learning Powered by Technology plan, with emphasis on the role of online & technology-enabled learning in meeting President Obama’s 2020 graduation goal.
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This visual takes a look at how game-based learning activities are designed, why they work, and how well they work in classrooms. Keep reading to learn more. The post Why Should You Try Game-Based Learning?
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While most tablets have a shelf life longer than six months (*cough* iPad 3 *cough*), they all grow obsolete eventually. When the march of technology sends your slate to the junk drawer don't just sell it off.
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Richard Byrne maintains an excellent site where he shares "information about free resources that teachers can use in their classrooms." As of December'2013, Richard's blog had an audience of more than 58,000 daily subscribers. It's good stuff he posts to his blog so check it out and pass it along.
If you follow hongkiat.com closely, you’ll know that we have mentioned Dropbox, Google Drive and SkyDrive before. In this article, we’re going to compare these three cloud storage services head to head. (Image Source: Jonas Rask) Cloud storage services are so handy nowadays as it saves space on your portable ... Continue reading »
I’ve been doing this PowerPoint stuff for so long that I often think the tips I share are common knowledge and everyone knows them. But every time I do a workshop, I’m reminded that what may be old to me is often new to others.
Brewster Kahle is an unassuming man. But as an internet pioneer and digital librarian, he may rightly be called a founding father of the Open Culture ethos.
CTL - Regent Univ.'s insight:
Good to see a status update on the project and find out it’s not just internet sites Kahle is archiving but that he also has an actual physical location for what he’s archiving? Impressive.
I’ll have to make time to watch the TED Talk and see if Kahle answers the issue he brings up in the article, that of archiving “the best we have to offer.” What kind of software is available that can sift through the tares and keep the wheat?
Online education arguably came of age in the last year, with the explosion of massive open online courses driving the public's (and politicians') interest in digitally delivered courses and contributing to the perception that they represent not only higher education's future, but its present. Faculty members, by and large, still aren't buying -- and they are particularly skeptical about the value of MOOCs, Inside Higher Ed's new Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology suggests.
Pinterest is a promising visual bookmarking platform. It is gaining in popularity more and more and of course teachers and educators are part of this success for there are now a burgeoning number of educational boards on Pinterest where you can get free access to tons of web tools and teaching tips.There are also some great educational Pinners that are committed to sharing useful resources with their fellow teachers. In this regard, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has its own Pinterest Board where we have been pinning everything we publish here or we find in other blogs and websites, make sure to follow us to stay updated about our future pinnings.
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