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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Tips on How to Stay Focused in The Age of Distraction

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Tips on How to Stay Focused in The Age of Distraction | Instructional Technology EDU | Scoop.it

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 “ The modern human animal spends upwards of 11 hours out of every 24 in a state of constant consumption. Not eating, but gorging on information ceaselessly spewed from the screens and speakers we hold dear. Just as we have grown morbidly obese on sugar, fat, and flour- so, too, have we become gluttons for texts, instant messages, emails, RSS Feeds, downloads, videos, status updates, and tweets.We are all battling a storm of distractions, buffeted  with notifications and tempted by tasty tidbits of information. And just as too much

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mrhooker's curator insight, January 15, 2013 9:38 AM

Some great tips and love the infographic!

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Tweet from @leshhs1

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Successful people infographic - how many of these things do you do? #edchat #satchat pic.twitter.com/rSCYtlkS43
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Flipped Learning Continues to Change Classrooms Nationwide | Education News

Flipped Learning Continues to Change Classrooms Nationwide | Education News | Instructional Technology EDU | Scoop.it
“Flipped Learning” — also called the “flipped classroom” — is a nickname for a method that’s changing the meaning of homework for some high school and middle school students. Instead …
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Innovation Excellence | 30 Ways To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom

Innovation Excellence | 30 Ways To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom | Instructional Technology EDU | Scoop.it
In recent times, there has been a shift towards the increased acceptance of valuing creativity for all learners. A 2003 TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson discussing this subject reached over 5 million viewers.
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Superb article!

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Sir Ken Robinson: Fostering Creativity in Education is Not an Option

Sir Ken Robinson: Fostering Creativity in Education is Not an Option | Instructional Technology EDU | Scoop.it
http://youtu.be/ywIhJ2goiGE Esteemed education advocate Sir Ken Robinson explains in this short video why creativity is crucial in education, and why it will
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The 8 Best Pinterest Boards about Educational Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Best Pinterest Boards about Educational Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Instructional Technology EDU | Scoop.it

Today's post is about Pinterest. I am sharing with you some of the best Pinterest boards for the year 2012 . These boards are all about educational technology and I have included just 7 but I know there are several other great boards out there and I hope I will be able to cover all of them in a post in the future.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 1, 2013 8:18 PM

Pinterest is very high on the interest lists of so many teachers.  Thought I'd share this one with you all!

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Present. Engage. Grow. - Presentain

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Presentain helps speakers engage and grow their audiences. You use smartphone as a clicker and audience can connect to your presentation using their devices. They can ask you questions, participate in polls, send you follow-up requests, share your slides and more. While you present Presentain records your voice so when the presentation is over you can publish the slidecast (presentation slides with voice-over) and start growing your online audience.
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15 Examples Of New Technology In Education

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15 Examples Of New Technology In Education
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Flashnotes, Lore, Study Blue, LEAP Motion, Papertab, Chromebooks, Celly, Flipped Classrooms, Snagit/Jing/Camtasia, LessonCast, Kid Blog, GLogster EDU, Donors Choose, Live Binders, Knewton.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Tips on How to Stay Focused in The Age of Distraction

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Tips on How to Stay Focused in The Age of Distraction | Instructional Technology EDU | Scoop.it

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 “ The modern human animal spends upwards of 11 hours out of every 24 in a state of constant consumption. Not eating, but gorging on information ceaselessly spewed from the screens and speakers we hold dear. Just as we have grown morbidly obese on sugar, fat, and flour- so, too, have we become gluttons for texts, instant messages, emails, RSS Feeds, downloads, videos, status updates, and tweets.We are all battling a storm of distractions, buffeted  with notifications and tempted by tasty tidbits of information. And just as too much

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mrhooker's curator insight, January 15, 2013 9:38 AM

Some great tips and love the infographic!

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The Best of Teachers Web Tools - free eBook from Med Kharback

The Best of Teachers Web Tools - free eBook from Med Kharback | Instructional Technology EDU | Scoop.it

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John Smith's comment, January 22, 2013 8:08 AM
nice website. i also found a post of online ebooks http://designsmadness.com/web-design/best-sites-to-sell-ebooks-online