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The Internet and Digital tracks, trails, tips & tools, especially as for Education. Thinking them over and... questioning them all !
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Online & Blended Learning: Flipped Classroo... | Teachability

Online & Blended Learning: Flipped Classroo... | Teachability | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it
This is the final part in my 5 part series on Flipped Learning.  Here are Parts I, II, III, and IV. As I do trainings across the country, many of the
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"MOOCs aren’t interactive, so there’s no real learning [...]" : true or false ?

"MOOCs aren’t interactive, so there’s no real learning [...]" : true or false ? | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Is it true ?

 

"[...] Yes, some MOOCs are designed as more passive experiences, where all learners do is watch videos and take multiple-choice tests (again, think compliance training), but many MOOCs are highly active, and interactive, digital learning environments.[...]"

 

The article also suggests 12 ways to make MOOCs more interactive.

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The Connected Classroom | Iatefl

 

"This is my presentation at IATEFL in Glasgow in 2012. It includes links to 5 great tools that we can use to get students speaking."


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How to Integrate Technology without Losing Your Teacher Mind

How to Integrate Technology without Losing Your Teacher Mind | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it
Veteran educator Jennifer Gonzalez shares a 7-step framework that can help hesitant or frustrated teachers add more digital prowess to their teaching practice.

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Why Scoop.it! is becoming an indispensable Learning Tool | ICT - TICE

Why  Scoop.it!  is becoming an indispensable Learning Tool | ICT - TICE | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

"Scoop.it collates work from online publications using an online magazine format, and this visual impact alone makes it very effective.

[...] First of all, it’s powerful–it incorporates multiple elements of familiar social media tools. But it’s also very flexible–the mobile app is quite functional for both iPhone and Android, and a toolbar plugin can be installed on browser windows.[...] Students use critical thinking skills to collect, evaluate and analyze content; they may identify trends from discourse; they develop writing skills in original expression; and they interact, communicate and publish to a global audience. But perhaps more importantly, students practice digital citizenship and personal responsibility to lifelong learning. [...]"Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool

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It also makes quite a useful collaborative teaching tool...  :)

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Technology enhances learning [Infographic] | Edudemic

Technology enhances learning [Infographic] | Edudemic | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

 

"Take a look at this infographic with some surprising stats courtesy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation via Socrato. In the below image (you’ll wanna click it to enlarge it) you can see that the vast majority of teachers agree that technology helps in the learning process. Heck, the teachers they polled even agree that ANY multimedia can help in the process of learning. That includes magazines and newspapers. [...]"

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