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Dropbox: A Superb Classroom Tool

Dropbox: A Superb Classroom Tool | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Dropbox is more a mega-utility than a simple tool. It begs you to think up new ways to use it, in & out of the classroom. Great for school.
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Finnish Education Highlights - Flipboard magazine - compilation of articles, research and reports

Finnish Education Highlights - Flipboard magazine - compilation of articles, research and reports | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
By apuustin | apuustin created a magazine on Flipboard. "Finnish Education Highlights" is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for "apuustin".

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Valia Reinsalu's curator insight, November 3, 2013 12:34 PM

Always interesting to read about Finland's school system...

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Ilmoittautumislomake liikuntapäivään (Google lomake + Google Apps Script) | Kalliolehto


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Gamification: How to use Game Dynamics in Learning

Gamification: How to use Game Dynamics in Learning | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

There's a family story that i once threw a Monopoly board across the room rather than accept defeat. I'm not sure i remember it quite that way, but i do know that the battered box is relegated to t...


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How Organizations Evolved

How Organizations Evolved | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

Jeff Bezos has the "two pizza rule," meaning that any team should be able to be fed by just two pizzas; if not, then the team is too large. We are seeing a big shift away from large structured centrally located teams to smaller more globally distributed teams which are held together by technology. As long as team members can access to the internet it doesn't matter where they are located.

 

I may sound like a broken record when I say this, but the future of work is absolutely about breaking down barriers between teams and geographies. Sales should be speaking with product development, marketing should be speaking with customer service and support and engineering should be speaking solution delivery teams. The traditional model saw only people in the same team or physical location share and collaborate; no more. The organization of the future is a connected organization where information, collaboration and communication happens without boundaries.

 

There's a reason why large organizations are stereotyped as being slow-moving, bureaucratic, old-fashioned and simply outdated...because many of them are. Larger organizations are at a high risk for being disrupted (just take a look at what's happening with IBM) which means they need to learn how to operate like smaller companies. However, a paradox exists. As organizations grow so does their complexity which results in more sluggishness. However, these same organizations also want more profits which means they have to grow. So, they are stuck with trying to find a way to grow while becoming less complex. I talk about this much more in my book including exploring a few possible scenarios.

 


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Five things every teacher should be able to do on YouTube ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Five things every teacher should be able to do on YouTube ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

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Pelastaako yhteiskuntasopimus Suomen?

Pelastaako yhteiskuntasopimus Suomen? | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Johtavat poliitikot puhuvat vaalien jälkeen tehtävästä sopimuksesta, jolla Suomi saataisiin nousuun. Näin tehtiin Korpilammella vuonna 1977 luodun konsensuksen myötä.

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Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology

Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

Technology is way too often given a bad rap by administrators and educators as a distraction or a hazard for students.  When technology is integrated intentionally with foresight and with intention of addressing specific growth-oriented goals, it increases the potential to help students learn, develop, and grow in unique ways.  It can be used to help address the needs as described by Maslow.


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Technology is way too often given a bad rap by administrators and educators as a distraction or a hazard for students.  When technology is integrated intentionally with foresight and with intention of addressing specific growth-oriented goals, it increases the potential to help students learn, develop, and grow in unique ways.  It can be used to help address the needs as described by Maslow.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/01/28/practice-learning-to-learn-example-2/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/11/learning-to-become-a-good-digital-citizen-digital-citizenship/


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Future of Work

Future of Work | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

“ Technology is reshaping the world of work. These stories investigate how new tools can help us be happier, more creative, and more productive in our pursuits.”


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Tablet that can block the Internet created, disables classroom cheating

Tablet that can block the Internet created, disables classroom cheating | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
A Finnish company has developed an educational tablet that can block the Internet when needed and thus makes dishonesty in tests difficult, Finnish media reported on Friday

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