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In his speech last year, for example, the president introduced the topic by emphasizing the need to “start at the earliest possible age” to “equip our citizens with the skills and training” they'll need in the workplace.
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Funding a Future Generation: Where No Child Is Left Behind Huffington Post UK Furthermore education does not account for pupils with learning disabilities, many of whom struggle without the necessary support, consequently lacking confidence and...
What It's Like on the Autism Spectrum The Atlantic I let my career stagnate; I researched mainstream and alternative treatments; found therapists and doctors; applied for special education; convinced insurance companies to cover him; got up night...
Facebook is tipped to buy up Texas-based Titan Aerospace to bring affordable internet access to Africa via drones that can fly for five years at a time.
Facebook rumoured to be in talks to buy drones #facebook #technology #drones
Fantastic collection, thank you!
To which I would also add #EndNote
However, there comes a point where you have to sincerely evaluate whether it is worth avoiding the label. After being asked below, SEN means Special Educational Needs. My Life I am 29 years old and I predate SEN at ...
We opted not to send her, choosing to place her in private preschool instead, because our philosophy was that because she would need to learn how to navigate the “real” world eventually, she might as well start young.
Fun quizzes that will help you remember what you're learning. ...
Knowing where to start is big time essential for sufferers and those around them. Here is a good place to begin.
The Voice Online Living with autism The Voice Online Some are able to live relatively independent lives but others on the other end of the spectrum, such as Rodney, may have accompanying learning disabilities and need a lifetime of specialist...
Special needs...always an important topic. As understanding grows, so will the proper supports.
We invite you to read our latest SVC2UK White Paper, “The Future of E-ducation“, written in collaboration with Gold Mercury International, the Corporate Vision® Strategy Think Tank. The Paper draws on many of the case studies from SVC2UK 2013 and explores what the future is likely to look like for teachers and students.
Nice selection of papers aproaching main subjects in education and technology.
In my reading list
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Interesting paper looking at the future of education and some of the implications.
One to add to your reading list. The report covers the main players in education and technology, providing case studies that explore the future of learning and teaching.
Are you nervous before giving a presentation? This deck explains why are we afraid of public speaking and offers some tips to cope with presentation anxiety.
We were just talking about how students give presentations in class. This slideshare may help them with some of their anxiety. It may be a good resource for students as they get ready for job, college, or scholarship interviews.
Helpful to share with students!
As far as technology itself and education is concerned, technology is basically neutral. It’s like a hammer. The hammer doesn’t care whether you use it to build a house or whether on torture, using it to crush somebody’s skull, the hammer can do either.
Tecnología y aprrendizaje.
Mindful use of each tool is indispensable in our learning and education. Only in schools, do we worry about mandating and prescribing a particular tool.
Do not agree technology is neutral like a hammer...
Yet despite this staggering statistic there is little conversation about what MDG 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education means for children with disabilities who may need special education. ...
But, by reducing the availability of self-contained classrooms, the reform has backfired for children who, like Caleb, need a smaller learning environment, advocates say. ...
Just because it seems like a great idea doesn't mean it's great for everyone.
How to Spot Your Own Self-Delusion Huffington Post The reality is that if you want to make it, you need to get gritty and you need to get dirty. There's no quick, clean fix, there's rarely an easy set path, and there are no free rides.
And we do delude ourselves a lot.
Tech Daily recently carried out a series of tests to determine which tablet is the one to beat when it comes to battery life.The results?
The iPad Air absolutely crushed the competition!
This is my next tablet. What else!
Google is slowly but surely improving Google+ and trying to bringthe social network to the masses. Yet some of Google+'s best features are less than obvious for both avid Google Plussers and those who are still wondering what the point of it is.
This is an insightful article....
Google+ can be a great asset to the classroom, if used wisely and creatively. Our campuses are beginning to utilize the Hangout Features for Virtual Field Trips and Global Classroom connections. The exposure students have received has enhanced the student's ability to conceptualize that there is world outside of their own.
Dressing for success, with a little help Worcester Telegram It's been a lifelong experience and learning process," she said from her home office in Boylston. Mrs. Chalifoux is no stranger to the business world ...
The Robert Marzano's 9 Effective Instructional Strategies Infographic summarizes the 9 instructional strategies to improve students' learning.
For those that are lifelong learners and in the learning mode as opposed to the knowing mode. Let me count the ways to get a message across no matter what the age of the student is.
Marzano's famous "Nine" continue to be the topic of many professional development agendas, and continue to deliver research-based and improved student outcomes. A "must-know" for the teaching vocation.
This is a keeper!
Meet the pen that will outlast us all. 4.EVER Pininfarina Camiano uses an alloy called ethergraf, which is similar to the tip of pencil, yet doesn’t break, need to be sharpened, or run out. Italian car design company Pininfarina temporarily stepped out of the automobile sector in order to create a revolutionary writing tool. The company’s …
Sketching anywhere, any time. Great for budding artists and people like me who can't seem to find a sharp pencil when I need one.
Will it last for ever because we should be using paper less? Still it looks good!
Sometimes delivering a phenomenal User / Customer Experience requires thinking completely outside the box!
Students on both ends of the special education spectrum — either gifted or developmentally delayed — need the specialized classes to reach their highest potential as a student. It would be insane to suggest someone with an IQ of 70 (the ...
Despite the polemic, some interesting commentary.
This article concerns the Participatory Web and the impact it has on academic researchers’ perceptions of digital scholarship practices. The Participatory Web, as a space of active involvement, presence and socialisation of knowledge, has the potential to introduce significant changes to scholarly practice and to diversify it. This article draws on the findings of a narrative inquiry study that investigated the habitus of 10 digital scholars.
Source for research in learning.
It seems very important to me the following statement: «The integration of the Participatory Web in scholarly practice means a change in the conventions of (co)creating, discussing and making new knowledge more accessible to different audiences»!!!
Besonders interessant ist die Gegenüberstellung mit den Forschungsergebnissen über den medialen Habitus von Lehramtsstudierenden von Sven Kommer und Ralf Biermann. Spannend ist ein genauerer Blick auf die Bruchlinien zwischen alter (traditioneller) und neuer (digitaler) Schulkultur.
Download videos from Youtube, SoundCloud mp3, Facebook, VK, Xvideos, Vimeo, Metacafe, Putlocker and more.
Try this out.
A tool like this is a must-have for anyone who wants to include video clips in presentations. Relying on a network connection is just too scary!
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This can be a teachers friend when the internet goes down or blocked. Thank you for sharing this valuable and free service.
Commentary: What happens when autistic children become adults San Jose Mercury News In California, the adult autism services system is funded at one-quarter the rate of the educational system, but when a 21 year-old autistic person turns 22 and is...
Support for all disabilities needs to be life long, not ending at 22 or 18, or, for that matter, any other age.