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25 Twitter Tips For Your Professional Development | Young Upstarts

25 Twitter Tips For Your Professional Development | Young Upstarts | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
How exactly can you use Twitter for professional development? Check out our list to find 25 different ways.
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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

http://www.ted.com In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools t... (Is education the same as fast food?
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Free Resource: Exploring the use of Gamification in Learning

Free Resource: Exploring the use of Gamification in Learning | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
Brightwave have put together this free practical guide exploring the use of gamification in learning, and how game-based techniques can energise online learning programmes.
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Teachers & Social Media

Teachers & Social Media | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
Social media can be an effective tool for engaging with learners and communicating with parents, whānau and communities.
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How young people are faring 2012 | Australian Policy Online

How young people are faring 2012 | Australian Policy Online | Learning@Large | Scoop.it

This report provides an independent, up-to-date and in-depth analysis of the education, training and work activities of young  Australians.

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Gaming as Social Learning

Gaming as Social Learning | Learning@Large | Scoop.it

In my second Learning@Large blog post I combine two of my passions - social learning and gaming.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Guide on The Use of Wikis in Education

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Guide on The Use of Wikis in Education | Learning@Large | Scoop.it

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Why (And How) You Should Create A Personal Learning Network

Why (And How) You Should Create A Personal Learning Network | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
How should you start your personal learning network? What are other teachers doing to learn from one another? Why isn't there a simple and easy-to-implement guide to building your very own PLN? Now there is ...
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The Evolution of Gamification in the Workplace

The Evolution of Gamification in the Workplace | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
Gamification isn't just games. In fact, the concept could have a very important role in teaching your company now.
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The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology

The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
Thanks to OnlineUniversities for this list of the Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology. Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out there that can help you keep up with the latest and greatest developments in educational technology.
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10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
Wherever we are—the University of Sydney or Mississippi Elementary, we’d all like to think our classrooms are “intellectually active” places.
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The 20 Most Useful #hashtags In Education

The 20 Most Useful #hashtags In Education | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
As a teacher, continuing education is so important that most school districts require that teachers enroll in some form of coursework on a regular basis to keep…...
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Next Guru - YouTube

Next Guru - YouTube | Learning@Large | Scoop.it

YouTube Next EDU Guru is a development program providing training and mentoring to the next generation of educational content creators, from math whizzes to grammar buffs. Selected participants will take part in a special training camp, held in conjunction with the Khan Academy, at YouTube HQ in October 2012.

 

Next EDU Guru is available in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, Ireland, and New Zealand. Read more about the program guidelines.

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What The iPad Has Done To Education

What The iPad Has Done To Education | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
As the iPad approaches popularity that’d make The Beatles blush, it’s easy to forget what technology in learning looked like before the little tablet from…...
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How to Ignite Passion in Your Students: 8 Ways Educators Can Foster Passion-based Learning

How to Ignite Passion in Your Students: 8 Ways Educators Can Foster Passion-based Learning | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
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Rethinking education: The effect of digital tools | memeburn

Rethinking education: The effect of digital tools | memeburn | Learning@Large | Scoop.it

Following Jacques Coetzee’s excellent post on how people have used crowdlearning to redefine both learning and teaching, we thought it would be a great idea to showcase a few useful services and tools, and, importantly, discuss how the nascent online learning sector has changed education at its core.

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My 10 Favorite Educational Mind Maps | Edudemic

My 10 Favorite Educational Mind Maps | Edudemic | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
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Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction applied to Game Based Learning

Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction applied to Game Based Learning | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
Following on from a recent post The Pedagogies in Game Based Learning, this article will look at how Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction can be applied to game based learning.
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It's like a blueprint for integrating game based learning... Awesome!
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Using Second Life to help develop creative writing skills | Second Life and other Virtual Worlds

Using Second Life to help develop creative writing skills | Second Life and other Virtual Worlds | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
“An Introduction to Flash Fiction” is designed as a learning path. Its goals are a) to help visitors learn about flash fiction, and b) to motivate them to write this type of concise story.

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What is Ubiquitous Learning?

What is Ubiquitous Learning? | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
There is a lot of talk at the moment about Ubiquitous Learning. But what exactly is it, should we care, and how should it be implemented? This article by Edutech Associates member Nick Fekos explor...
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Using Virtual Worlds in Education

Using Virtual Worlds in Education | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
by Miriam Clifford, opencolleges.edu.au Editor’s Note: This is part one of Using Virtual Worlds to educate. You can find part 2 here. It may sound like Science Fiction, but gone are the days when v...

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Participatory Media: A Literacy in Its Infancy « Literacy 2.0

Participatory Media: A Literacy in Its Infancy « Literacy 2.0 | Learning@Large | Scoop.it

Literacy 2.0 spoke recently with Howard Rheingold about his favorite subject: The existing, emerging and potential empowerment of individuals to act in collaboration – mindfully.

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Learning @ Large | The Embrace of the Internet: Sharing Knowledge is Power

Learning @ Large | The Embrace of the Internet: Sharing Knowledge is Power | Learning@Large | Scoop.it

In my first post on the Learning@Large blog, I discuss the shift from "knowledge is power" to "knowledge sharing is power".

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How the Flipped Classroom Is Transforming Education

How the Flipped Classroom Is Transforming Education | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
Educators offer advice for moving to a learn now, lecture later approach.
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Interactive Whiteboard #101 : A short primer

Interactive Whiteboard #101 : A short primer | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
If you are a newly qualified teacher, an existing teacher moving schools, or getting a new IWB, here’s a couple of handy tips to get you started.
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25 Twitter Tips For Your Professional Development | Young Upstarts

25 Twitter Tips For Your Professional Development | Young Upstarts | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
How exactly can you use Twitter for professional development? Check out our list to find 25 different ways.
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A Must-Have Guide To Gaming In The Classroom

A Must-Have Guide To Gaming In The Classroom | Learning@Large | Scoop.it
Gaming, wikis, blogs, social media, interactive polls and QR codes: just some of the technologies that teachers are bringing into the classroom.
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