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The periodic table of iPad Apps

The periodic table of iPad Apps | iEduc | Scoop.it

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Rich Schultz's curator insight, December 1, 2014 11:45 AM

Best collection I've seen...

Emily Roze's curator insight, December 2, 2014 4:07 AM

iPad apps for primary - classified by how to use them

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Best Books of the 21st Century (5501 books)

Best Books of the 21st Century (5501 books) | iEduc | Scoop.it

Check out and vote for more than 5,501 books based on 13483 votes:

 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling,

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins,

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak  

 

Photo Credit: Miss DeviantE


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Ivo Nový's curator insight, November 29, 2014 7:08 AM

If you are on Goodreads.com I would be happy to meet you there Ivo Nový on Goodreads.com

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Preso.tv

Preso.tv | iEduc | Scoop.it
“The hassle-free way to broadcast retina-quality presentations on smartphones, tablets, and computers in real-time, anywhere in the world”
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Jimun Gimm's curator insight, December 16, 2014 8:21 AM

당신의 통찰력을 추가 ...

Preso.tv's curator insight, March 2, 2015 4:51 AM

Innovation in education technology !

Santa Sofia Mille's curator insight, March 5, 2015 8:44 AM

ajouter votre aperçu ...

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Gates Foundation announces open-access policy for all grant recipients @insidehighered

Gates Foundation announces open-access policy for all grant recipients @insidehighered | iEduc | Scoop.it
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Facebook to Overtake YouTube: 5 New Research Findings

Facebook to Overtake YouTube: 5 New Research Findings | iEduc | Scoop.it
Do you want to know why it's important to maintain a Facebook presence? Have you seen the latest research on Facebook? Knowing how Facebook affects online marketing can improve your own efforts. These five studies reveal how Facebook impacts online marketing and why it's here to stay. #1: Facebook Drives Four Times More Traffic Than…

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Interesting Chart Integrating Maslow Hierarchy of Needs with Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Interesting Chart Integrating Maslow Hierarchy of Needs with Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iEduc | Scoop.it

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is a motivational theory developed by the renowned psychologist and humanist Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970). Being disappointed by the behaviourist theories of the day that primarily focused on the study of problematic behaviour, Maslow took a different turn and did in-depth studies on the motivational part of the human conduct. He explored areas responsible for driving people's behaviour and happiness. For Maslow, any behaviour is a complex act that aim at the achievement of a certain goal. Human beings are goal oriented and as such they tend to channel their behaviour according to the motivational need underlying it.

 Source: http://goo.gl/jssrJ0

In a paper called Theory of Human Motivation (1943), Maslow conceptualized a hierarchy of needs pyramid composed of five interrelated levels. He mapped out the human needs according to their corresponding level. At the bottom of the pyramid are the basic physiological needs such as the need for food, air, sleep, and water. Next comes the safety needs that include things such as security of employment, health, property..etc. The third level embeds the belongingness needs that include love, friendship, intimacy and family. Further up the pyramid is the esteem needs that relate to things such as confidence, achievement, self-esteem, and respect. At the top of the pyramid is self-actualization which is the highest complex need that that has to do with one's self-fulfillment, creativity, innovation, personal growth...etc.

These five levels of need are organized along a continuum of  developing complexity  starting with the basic physiological needs,  to social needs ( belongingness and esteem) to the higher need self-actualization. Maslow argues that for us to achieve higher order needs such as esteem and self-actualization, we definitely need to meet the basic or deficiency needs.As is the case with any behaviouristic theory, Maslow Hierarchy of Needs has some far reaching echoes in the education field. It helped educationists and pedagogues better understand and explain why students behave the way they do. But this theory has also its share of criticism. However, it is beyond the scope of this short article to talk about them here. I would rather refer you to the links below.

After this short refresher about Maslow's theory of needs, I want you now to have a look at this wonderful chart created by Anthony VonBank in which he integrated technology with Maslow's five level needs. For each of the needs category, Anthony came up with a set of technological needs that go with it. Read on to learn more about this " Technology Hierarchy of Needs".


 Check out the full original chart here. http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/09/wonderful-chart-integrating-maslow.html

 


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Whaam project - The project

Whaam project - The project | iEduc | Scoop.it
ADHD intervention
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"The WHAAM (Web Health Application for ADHD Monitoring) project is aimed at diffusing a new culture in the ADHD intervention."

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eXeLearning: A Free Software Tool To Create Educational Contents - eLearning Industry

eXeLearning: A Free Software Tool To Create Educational Contents - eLearning Industry | iEduc | Scoop.it
eXeLearning a free software tool to create interactive educational contents in XHTML or HTML5. Available for GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X.
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The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains | iEduc | Scoop.it
A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his product through stories instead of benefits and bullet points, sign-ups went through the roof. Here he shares the science of why storytelling is so uniquely powerful.

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What Type of Presenter Are You? - Make a Powerful Point

What Type of Presenter Are You? - Make a Powerful Point | iEduc | Scoop.it
“ Different people have different strengths when presenting, depending on their presenter types. Find out what yours, and how to make them work for you.”
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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, November 24, 2014 1:14 AM

This is a great insight into your presentation skills. I came out with a completely different one than I thought I would be! Gives an idea of your strengths and weaknesses when presenting content. 


Apparently, I am a storyteller... better get a story ready for my big presentation on Wednesday! 

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The Science and Theory behind Christopher Nolan's Interstellar | Learnist

The Science and Theory behind Christopher Nolan's Interstellar | Learnist | iEduc | Scoop.it
Released in November of 2014, Interstellar is a science-fiction film created by the well known film director Christopher Nolan. This board CONTAINS MOVIE SPOILERS as it looks at some of the cool science behind Nolan's futuristic deep space journey.
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Why I Am Teaching a Course Called “Wasting Time on the Internet” - The New Yorker

Why I Am Teaching a Course Called “Wasting Time on the Internet” - The New Yorker | iEduc | Scoop.it
The vast amount of the Web’s language is perfect raw material for literature.
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Things 21st century teachers should be able to do

Things 21st century teachers should be able to do | iEduc | Scoop.it
Today as I was wading through my bookmarks I came across this resource which I have saved awhile ago. This is a chart featuring what its author called 21 things every 21st century teacher should do this year. This chart is created by Sean Junkins based on a blog post by Carl Hooker. I went through the ideas suggested here and thought of providing you with some good web tools to apply to some of these ideas. The tools I am sharing are based on posts I have published in this blog.

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Edumorfosis's curator insight, November 29, 2014 9:48 AM

Este artículo presenta los nuevos roles del docente hiperconectado. Porque ya no se trata de transferir contenidos a las mentes de los estudiantes. Se trata de hacer cosas con el conocimiento. Y aunque no esté claramente definido si esto genera aprendizajes, los estudiantes se involucran más haciendo cosas diferentes sin tener que estudiar para un examen... 

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A Useful Edmodo Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Useful Edmodo Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iEduc | Scoop.it
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The Art of Leadersheep

The Art of Leadersheep | iEduc | Scoop.it

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, January 19, 2015 8:21 AM

High level leadership roadmap.

John Lasschuit ®™'s curator insight, March 29, 2015 1:36 PM

The art of #leader sheep :-)

Janita Keating's curator insight, July 9, 2016 12:52 AM

Very nice diagram, I'd add that to create a sense of purpose, or 'impact' is important - this offers an alternative to carrot/stick approach

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Heutagogy: designing for self-directed learners

Heutagogy: designing for self-directed learners | iEduc | Scoop.it
While acknowledging that the whole concept of self-determination – or ‘Google
learning’ as it has been called, pejoratively, in certain circles – is fraught with the potential for missing the point, being distracted into rabbit warrens or just getting bad information, we would like to emphasise that this is only a potential.

 

===> Any learning theory is only as good as the way in which it is applied and worked through, and we have seen it produce highly successful results where correctly applied, in the right circumstances. <===

 

Watch this space for chapter and verse, as we will soon be publishing case studies of several recent programmes that feature high levels of learner self-direction.

Learners are changing, learning is changing – and heutagogy can give important clues about rebalancing the burden of responsibilities and permissions in an always-on, networked, instructorless, post-course world.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=andragogy

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Heutagogy


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Will Stewart's curator insight, November 28, 2014 5:34 AM

A useful graphic for learning designers.

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, December 1, 2014 7:05 AM

Heutagogia  e o olhar sobre a aprendizagem do século XXI:


1- protagonizar a própria aprendizagem

2- educadores mantem foco no processo de aprendizagem ao inves do conteudo

3- evita-se aprendizagem focada no educador 

4- migra-se para o "mundo da aprendizagem"

5- explora e aprende praticando auto escolha e acao auto direcionada

6- avancar alem da disciplina


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Tony Guzman's curator insight, December 1, 2014 10:41 AM
This learning theory may be beneficial in certain settings. Anyone applying it already?
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What Kind of Advisor Are You? | Advising Matters

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"In interactions with students are you especially good at demonstrating, showing, guiding, explaining, and encouraging new ideas and approaches? Are you interested in all that students are learning, doing and creating? Do you take special interest in the curriculum and in describing and explaining the structure, meaning and purpose of degree requirements?"

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iPads in the Classroom - A Student's Perspective - Teaching with iPad

iPads in the Classroom - A Student's Perspective - Teaching with iPad | iEduc | Scoop.it
I had the opportunity to interview a Freshman student, Nick Boone (@2050TGOD) that I coincidentally met on Twitter. He saw a conversation that I was having with a popular YouTube personality, and gave his opinion on iPads in the classroom. I took this chance to contact him and ask if he would answer a few questions. He almost immediately agreed to the interview, which we completed via Google Docs just a matter of a couple hours. Nick had the opportunity to participate in a 1:1 iPad program at his high school in San Diego.

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How to dictate a book in Book Creator - Book Creator app | Blog

How to dictate a book in Book Creator - Book Creator app | Blog | iEduc | Scoop.it

When working with young students, typing can be quite a difficult thing for them to do. Why not make use of the iPad's dictation tool instead?


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Michael MacNeil's curator insight, November 13, 2014 8:18 AM

Works in many circumstances.  Dictate your essay or your shopping list too.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, November 16, 2014 7:28 PM

The dictation tool on the iPad is a bit under-used. This might be part of the solution in encouraging reluctant writers to at least get their ideas out on paper before then editing the work.