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ICT for Language Learning | Florence - Italy (November)

ICT for Language Learning | Florence - Italy (November) | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"The 5th edition of the international conference “ICT for Language Learning” aims to promote and share good practice and transnational cooperation in the field of the application of ICT to language learning and training.
The conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current language learning projects funded by the European Commission and by other sources. [...]"

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There is a war coming : Cory Doctorow on the future regulation of general purpose computation – video

"Saying 'make me a computer that runs all the programs but doesn't have a spreadsheet feature' is not like saying 'make me a car without a phone'. Cory Doctorow, the digital journalist and campaigner, explains why the battle over copyright was just a warm-up for a much wider war over computation itself."

• Cory Doctorow was speaking at the School of Law, University of Westminster in February.

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Twitter to use Do Not Track

Twitter to use Do Not Track | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it
Social network to honour requests from users who do not want online behaviour recorded – unlike Google and Facebook.

Twitter says it will honour requests from users who do not want their online behaviour tracked, the company said on Thursday, in contrast with web companies such Google and Facebook whose business models rely heavily on collecting user data. [...]"

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Journées Tice Alpes 2012

Journées Tice Alpes 2012 | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"L’université de Grenoble organise, les 28 et 29 juin 2012 à l’université Stendhal, des Journées de mise en valeur et de partage des pratiques pédagogiques appuyées sur les TICE.

Ces journées [SONT] ouvertes à tous les enseignants chercheurs du PRES Université de Grenoble, ainsi qu’aux doctorants et étudiants de master et aux enseignants des écoles, collèges et lycées [...]"

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Learning English with Android Apps | Cells & pads

Learning English with Android Apps | Cells & pads | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

Android apps to learn English  -from Laurence Bernard's bright website (académie Martinique)


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How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet | Gizmodo

How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet | Gizmodo | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

Long  -worth reading, though !

 

"[...] Flickr's best feature isn't what you think. It's not photo-sharing at all. Just as photo sharing was a feature hidden within a game, there was another feature hidden within photo-sharing that was even more powerful: social networking.  Flickr  was, nearly  a  decade  ago,  building  what  would  become  the  Social  Web. [...]"

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Police call on 'Twitter squad' to fight web bullies | The Guardian

Police call on 'Twitter squad' to fight web bullies | The Guardian | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"Police chiefs are calling on users of online social networking sites to be the "eyes and ears" of officers to help combat the menace of 'trolls' who bully or abuse via the web. [...]"

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Ces branchés qui débranchent | Le Monde - Style

Ces branchés qui débranchent | Le Monde - Style | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"[...] "Les gens se demandent pourquoi des professionnels de la Silicon Valley, dont certains de Google, qui semblent devoir beaucoup à l'industrie informatique, envoient leurs enfants dans une école qui n'utilise pas d'ordinateurs", s'amuse Lisa Babinet, professeur de maths et cofondatrice de l'école primaire [...]"

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Digital Gaming in Classrooms Seen Gaining Popularity

Digital Gaming in Classrooms Seen Gaining Popularity | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"[...] A survey of K-8 teachers shows nearly half of them are incorporating digital games in lessons to engage students and personalize learning. [...]"

Definitely hints at CEFRL task-based learning...

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BYOD & Education | learningtoday.com

BYOD & Education | learningtoday.com | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it
Technology and devices being used in education...

"BYOD is the catch phrase for technology education in 2012. This acronym stands for “bring your own device”, and refers to students bringing their own technology like smartphones, tablets, and laptops to school for educational use. [...]"

Pros... and cons.

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Creating Texting Dialogues for Students | Nik's QuickShout:

Creating Texting Dialogues for Students | Nik's QuickShout: | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"As mobile phone use becomes ubiquitous around the world and texting becomes a new genre of communication, it seems increasingly important that we as language teachers engage with these devices and help students to deal with the impact they are having on the English language."

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A Brief History of the Internet | Internet Hall of Fame

A Brief History of the Internet | Internet Hall of Fame | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"[...] We now see, in the debates over control of the domain name space and the form of the next generation IP addresses, a struggle to find the next social structure that will guide the Internet in the future. [...] If the Internet stumbles, it will not be because we lack for technology, vision, or motivation. It will be because we cannot set a direction and march collectively into the future.[...]"

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Apprendre les langues en ligne avec 14 réseaux sociaux

Apprendre les langues en ligne avec 14 réseaux sociaux | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"Le miracle de l’internet c’est bien l’échange! Surtout l’échange spécialisé qui permet de rencontrer des gens avec les mêmes affinités ou les mêmes besoins. Justement en terme d‘apprentissage des langues, nous sommes vraiment servis! [...]"

Cocktail Web - Actualité de l'Internet et les outils du Web...

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Tech Weekly podcast: Andrew Lewman on Tor and anonymity online

Tech Weekly podcast: Andrew Lewman on Tor and anonymity online | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"In the second of our anonymous double-bill interviews, Aleks Krotoski talks to Andrew Lewman, executive director of the Tor software project.

Tor is an encryption software, known as "onion routing", that allows people to browse online anonymously, hiding their location and avoiding traffic analytics associated with their online activity. [...]"

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The Best Third-Party Twitter Apps That Don’t Require Your Password | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Third-Party Twitter Apps That Don’t Require Your Password | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"Here are [Larry Ferlazzo's] choices for The Best Third-Party Twitter Apps That Don’t Require Your Password [...]"

I have to confess I enjoy the post all the more than I also reject 'password-requiring' apps ;-)

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The Guardian's Open 20 : fighters for internet freedom

The Guardian's Open 20 : fighters for internet freedom | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it
From politicians and professors to computer scientists and the first programmer, champions of the open internet. Who have we missed? Nominate your choices for the Open 20 here.
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Twitter joins 'Do Not Track,' gives users privacy option | CNN.com

Twitter joins 'Do Not Track,' gives users privacy option | CNN.com | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"(CNN) -- A Federal Trade Commission official announced that Twitter users will be able block personal data from being shared with third-party websites. [...]"

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How People Spend Their Time Online [infographic] | Social Media Today

How People Spend Their Time Online [infographic] | Social Media Today | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"Continuing our run of graphic treats this week, here’s another great infographic that explores how people around the world split their time across different online activities.

Social networking activities win a clear lion’s share of people’s attention, with this set of data suggesting that Facebook captures an average of more than 465 minutes of people’s time each month. [...]"

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It’s Time To Crowdsource Your School’s Social Media Policy | Edudemic

It’s Time To Crowdsource Your School’s Social Media Policy | Edudemic | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

 

"[...] What’s A Social Media Policy ? It’s more than just a document telling you what not to do online. It’s actually a helpful tool that shares best practices, offers advice on how to use certain web 2.0 tools, and more. [...]"

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Traducteur online du SMS vers Français !

Traducteur online du SMS vers Français ! | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

"Le traducteur de SMS permert de traduire des textes en langage SMS en français !"

 

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Justice : le dossier 'Mes documents' accessible à l'employeur sans autorisation

Justice : le dossier 'Mes documents' accessible à l'employeur sans autorisation | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"La Cour de cassation vient de décider que le dossier appelé « Mes documents » ne pouvait pas être considéré comme un dossier personnel. Un employeur peut donc le consulter sans que cela constitue une atteinte à la vie privée. [...] En conséquence, un employeur est fondé à le consulter, même en l'absence du salarié en question. | Clubic.com

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The Joy of Tech comic... New Years Resolutions for 2012

The Joy of Tech comic... New Years Resolutions for 2012 | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it
The Joy of Tech... the comic about pop culture and technology, by Nitrozac and Snaggy !

When comic strips tell it all !! The geek business world resolutions...

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Tim Burton's Cadavre Exquis

Tim Burton's Cadavre Exquis | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

A bright illustration of creative writing through tweets : Tim Burton's 'cadavre exquis' displays an interesting collaborative piece of writing :o)

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Technology Tidbits | 15 Sites for Finding Images and Clip Art for Education

Technology Tidbits  | 15 Sites for Finding Images and Clip Art for Education | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

 

Keep in mind when searching

 

for images for students it is

 

always a good idea to have

 

adult supervision/filtering

 

solution.

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Ensuring an Open Internet | The White House

Ensuring an Open Internet | The White House | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"[...] Governmental proposals to replace the Internet’s decentralized and open system must be resisted. Centralized control over the Internet through a top-down government approach would put political dealmakers, rather than innovators and experts, in charge of the future of the Internet. This would slow the pace of innovation, hamper global economic development, and lead to an era of unprecedented control over what people can say and do online. [...]"

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