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Two Awesome Videos for Teachers to Watch

Two Awesome Videos for Teachers to Watch | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it

Watching videos of relevant interest is a major part of our professional development. Although a video might sometimes take you more time than would a written article, still there are many benifts these multimeida clips provide and most important of them all is engagement.


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Proto-Knowledge: A review of 20 years of research in the Learning Sciences

Proto-Knowledge: A review of 20 years of research in the Learning Sciences | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it

Good overview!! 

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Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities

Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Reporter Sarah D. Sparks spent the last five years writing about federal and state education regulations. Now covering education research, she can most often be found with a double-shot mocha in one hand and the latest academic journal in the other.
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Romney student loan plan criticized - Boston.com

Romney student loan plan criticized - Boston.com | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Romney student loan plan criticized Boston.com  But the move would cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars more over a decade without lowering interest rates for students, according to higher education analysts.
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Indentured Students Rise, Loans Corrode Future - Businessweek

Indentured Students Rise, Loans Corrode Future - Businessweek | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Gulf Times Indentured Students Rise, Loans Corrode Future Businessweek“No one ever conceived this was a way to create a debtor class of former students, the indentured student,” said Tom Wolanin, who worked on federal higher education policy for 30...
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The Arts and Education Reform | The Cummer Museum of Art ...

The Arts and Education Reform | The Cummer Museum of Art ... | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Education reform with out including the arts? An arts education is responsible for encouraging the development of visual-spatial abilities, reflection, and experimentation. What would Leonardo da Vinci say?
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More Evidence Of A Higher Education Bubble: Even Scientists Can't Find Jobs In ... - OpenMarket.org

More Evidence Of A Higher Education Bubble: Even Scientists Can't Find Jobs In ... - OpenMarket.org | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
More Evidence Of A Higher Education Bubble: Even Scientists Can't Find Jobs In ...OpenMarket.orgEven “very good chemists with PhDs from Stanford can't find jobs” in their field, and end up working in menial positions, like low-wage office temp.
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Bob Wieckowski: California's making progress on higher education accountability - San Jose Mercury News

Bob Wieckowski: California's making progress on higher education accountabilitySan Jose Mercury NewsIn an effort to make the state s higher education institutes more responsible for outcomes, the Legislature cut grants for pricey for-profit...
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Academic integrity 2.0: maintaining values and openness in a digital world - The Guardian (blog)

Academic integrity 2.0: maintaining values and openness in a digital world - The Guardian (blog) | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Academic integrity 2.0: maintaining values and openness in a digital worldThe Guardian (blog)As well as access to the internet, a report by the Higher Education Academy identifies three other reasons why plagiarism is increasing:...
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Daily Headlines for July 5, 2012 - The Center For Education Reform

Daily Headlines for July 5, 2012 - The Center For Education Reform | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
There is a built-in elitist arrogance in K-12 education circles. The type in which the offender doesn't even know that he or she is being offensive.
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The Future of Higher Education - NextGen Journal

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The Future of Higher EducationNextGen JournalIn June, Governor Walker and the UW System unveiled a new Flexible Degree Program that could represent the future of higher education.
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Gamification – Can we get serious & the new Instructional Design ...

Gamification – Can we get serious & the new Instructional Design ... | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
The challenges and approaches to its practical application. Will it change the we design learning ? Will it fundamentally impact the way we design learning ? What the new approach that instructional design will require and ...
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Instructional Technology: 60 in 60 Website

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Hey Folks, check out this resource for classroom Instructional Technology. Many of the resources here are free, others are low cost...check it out! http://60in60.wikispaces.com/. Posted by Mr. Aguda at 12:09 PM ...
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SlideBomb - Now for Students

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SlideBomb Academy lets your students build simple mashup slideshows - great for school projects and presentations!

Now, each school can have a portal where only their students' SlideBombs appear... so now its STUDENT SAFE!

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Infographic: What Teachers Are Saying About Unions and Their Profession | Education Sector

Infographic: What Teachers Are Saying About Unions and Their Profession | Education Sector | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it

Original appears in Trending Toward Reform: Teachers Speak on Unions and the Future of the Profession
Publication  http://www.educationsector.org/publications/trending-toward-reform-teachers-speak-unions-and-future-profession

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Schaper's Corner: Monica Garcia and Real Educational Reform

Real educational reform would fire all the staff at 333 South Beaury, the headquarters of Los Angeles Unified School District, sell off the building, and invest all the saved and accrued revenue back in the classrooms.
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An end run on education - Boston Herald

An end run on education Boston Herald As The New York Times [NYT] reported on Friday, the Obama Education Department has now issued 26 waivers freeing states — including Massachusetts — from the central provisions of the Bush-era education reform...
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Texas GOP rejects 'critical thinking' skills. Really. - Washington Post (blog)

Texas GOP rejects 'critical thinking' skills. Really. - Washington Post (blog) | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Texas GOP rejects 'critical thinking' skills.
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Higher education 2.0: College alternatives for the next generation of innovators - Digitaltrends.com

Higher education 2.0: College alternatives for the next generation of innovators - Digitaltrends.com | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it

Digitaltrends.com Higher education 2.0: College alternatives for the next generation of innovators From accelerators to apprenticeships, internships to incubators, tech-savvy high school grads have a lot more options than they used to.

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FourTeachersProject: TEaCHNOLOGY

FourTeachersProject: TEaCHNOLOGY | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Amidst all the yea- and nay-saying, I found a particular quote from Jake Glasgow, an Instructional Technology Specialist in New York, to be particularly interesting. He writes - Obviously - just purchasing technology and putting ...
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Best Websites for Teaching and Learning = American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning = American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
The "Top 25" Websites foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover.

- Media Sharing

- Digital Storytelling

- Manage & Organize

- Social Networking & Communication

- Content Resources

- Curriculum Collaboration

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Is Sebastian Thrun's Udacity the future of higher education? - CNN

Is Sebastian Thrun's Udacity the future of higher education? - CNN | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Is Sebastian Thrun's Udacity the future of higher education?CNNWilliam Bennett: Educators have long dreamed of providing universal, low cost, first-class higher education.
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Education reform in the pipeline - The Philadelphia Tribune

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The EconomistEducation reform in the pipelineThe Philadelphia TribuneReform continues to be the buzzword in education circles, and that buzz is becoming louder, thanks to a pair of developments.
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Doing right by all our kids - The Daily Advertiser

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Doing right by all our kidsThe Daily AdvertiserThe education reforms passed by the Louisiana Legislature will change the delivery options for K-12 education in Louisiana.
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Storm Warning: Why Higher Ed Needs New Leadership Now - Huffington Post (blog)

Storm Warning: Why Higher Ed Needs New Leadership Now - Huffington Post (blog) | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Storm Warning: Why Higher Ed Needs New Leadership NowHuffington Post (blog)A perfect storm roils the horizon of higher education.
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