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Expanding Learning Opportunities with Transmedia Practices

Expanding Learning Opportunities with Transmedia Practices | Futurecasting for education | Scoop.it

Via The Digital Rocking Chair
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The learner shall push the next generation of eLearning . Educators need to listen.
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Social Media 101: Is There a Place For Social Media in Classrooms? [Infographic]

Social Media 101: Is There a Place For Social Media in Classrooms? [Infographic] | Futurecasting for education | Scoop.it
“ Constructive uses of social media in education is becoming an integral (and one might venture inevitable) part of the learning experience. Here’s a look at how so, at every stage of the game.”
Via Gust MEES, Selena Chan
Dan Andrews's insight:
As we look further down the road, we see that social media will splinter to smaller factions. University's will have their own media platforms that integrate education with web and cloud based assessment tools. When new content breaks, educators will be able to immediately update curriculum to the ever changing world. So grab your smart phone and republish this article.
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Redefining the Writing Process with iPads

Redefining the Writing Process with iPads | Futurecasting for education | Scoop.it
“ Take a moment to think about how you learned to write. What steps did you go through? What was your process? Most of us learned the same core set of skills on paper: organize, draft, edit, revise, t”
Via Sarah McElrath
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If we continue to discover new methods for keeping students engaged, we will create the next writers of the future.
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How to create assessments for the Common Core | eSchool News | eSchool News

How to create assessments for the Common Core | eSchool News | eSchool News | Futurecasting for education | Scoop.it
“ Assessments for Common Core require more than just multiple-choice. Learn how to create assessments that measure concepts, not facts.”
Via Deb Gardner
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Adding creative assessments that engage the student and help educators pinpoint what they need to best teach the students of today and tomorrow.
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Learning to Be Creative

Learning to Be Creative | Futurecasting for education | Scoop.it
“ ” Out Of Our Minds: Learning To Be Creative” is a book I have read twice but since my first reading which was a couple of years ago, I started hunting down Ken Robinson’s works and I also read his best seller “Finding Your Element: How to Discover...”
Via Dan Kirsch
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The most popular 20 TED Talks, as of now

The most popular 20 TED Talks, as of now | Futurecasting for education | Scoop.it
“ As 2013 draws to a close, we take a look at the 20 most-watched TED Talks as of December 2013.”
Via Soraia Ferreira, Ph.D.
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2 Pros And 2 Cons To Education Technology - Edudemic

2 Pros And 2 Cons To Education Technology - Edudemic | Futurecasting for education | Scoop.it
"There are some important reasons to integrate education technology. However, there are some key considerations to make before doing so ..."©
Via Leona Ungerer
Dan Andrews's insight:
Like any tool,the user creates the boundaries and controls the technology. If students are distracted it's probably because the educator isn't using the tools properly. This is a bold and great adventure we are embarking on. We need to remember we created the online resources and can blaze the trail in a direction that best suits the needs of the students.
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