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'Quality of education remains a concern in India' - New York Daily News

'Quality of education remains a concern in India'New York Daily News"The government of India has taken several positive steps towards making basic education available to every child in the country through the Right to Education (RTE) Act.
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Making Kids Teach a Robot Can Help Them Learn, Too - Slate Magazine

Making Kids Teach a Robot Can Help Them Learn, Too - Slate Magazine | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
What do a precocious computer elf, a math-loving avatar, and a robot with terrible handwriting have in common? They’re all digitals spins on the educational theory of learning-by-teaching.
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Global '100-year gap' in education standards - BBC News

Global '100-year gap' in education standards - BBC News | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
When it comes to education the differences between the developed and developing worlds remain stark.
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In English Digital 10 | Learning Technology News

In English Digital 10 | Learning Technology News | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
British Council's magazine for English language teachers working in lusophone countries, May 2015
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Free Technology for Teachers: New Animation Options Added to Google Slides

Free Technology for Teachers: New Animation Options Added to Google Slides | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it

The latest update to Google Slides introduces more animation options. Now you can have objects simply appear or disappear in your slides on your click. Previously objects had to fade or fly in or out. Speaking of the fly in option, you can now set the direction from which objects fly onto your slides.


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Gerald Carey's curator insight, April 29, 6:44 PM

Richard covers it pretty well. It's only a minor update but, hopefully, a sign of things to come.

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Learning with 'e's: Learning theories for the digital age

@fuchsia_blue @acockroft @GrahamBM ...and here are several more digital age theories with links http://t.co/JY2FGZ0aeL
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Bring on the learning revolution!

Bring on the learning revolution! | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Google Webmaster Tools

A Beginner’s Guide to Google Webmaster Tools | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
TechWyse has created a guide to help you get started on using the Google Webmaster Tools. Check out how you can use this powerful tool to create new opportunities for improving your SEO performance by downloading our free eBook!

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iNeoMarketing's curator insight, April 21, 5:24 PM

Behind a quick form. For the non-techies, this is perfect. And as a marketer, you need to know some of the basics so that you can successfully interact with your MarkOps folks.

Marco Favero's curator insight, April 22, 5:43 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Business's curator insight, April 24, 2:45 AM

A Beginner’s Guide to Google Webmaster Tools

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13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics

13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
This HTML 5 interactive infographic explains why infographics have been so successful.

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iNeoMarketing's curator insight, April 21, 6:36 PM

The increase in the use of infographics has been overwhelming, for all the reasons above PLUS companies are getting smarter about their usage.

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The Ideal Length For All Your Social Media Posts [Infographic]

The Ideal Length For All Your Social Media Posts [Infographic] | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
Set yourself some limits by learning the optimal length of LinkedIn posts, email subject lines, headlines, and more.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 12, 10:51 AM

Set yourself some limits by learning the optimal length of LinkedIn posts, email subject lines, headlines, and more.

SageRave's curator insight, April 17, 11:12 AM

Another good cheat sheet for Social marketers and bloggers.

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Mobilizing staff to use technologies in their teaching

Mobilizing staff to use technologies in their teaching | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
In this project, we formed a professional learning community, which had a number of teacher educators and other members of the faculty from a variety of areas. Members had range of experience with mobile and other digital technologies, from being inexperienced to having extensive experience.

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Maruja Romero's curator insight, April 10, 9:10 PM

Conformar comunidades para enseñar el uso de la tecnología movil.

Kajsa Hartig's curator insight, April 11, 8:41 AM

"It became very obvious that for the community to succeed, the members needed to have a common interest and have stakes in investigating mobile learning. "

Angela C. Dowd's curator insight, April 24, 12:39 PM

Thank you Nik...I like it that this article highlighted "investigating how to develop effective learning environments, and how to ensure the learning outcomes were achieved as a result of mobile device usage."

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The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. This guide makes sense of the available research and provides suggestions for practical use.
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The Future of College: It's Online - Wall Street Journal

The Future of College: It's Online - Wall Street Journal | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
Coursera’s Daphne Koller says online education will remove barriers to higher learning for millions—and change the way universities are run
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Google Turns On Google Now Cards For 70 New Apps - TechCrunch

Google Turns On Google Now Cards For 70 New Apps - TechCrunch | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
Google Now has been expanding the range and variety of its Google Now cards, with 40 third-party partners unveiled in January. Seventy are being added to the..
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How To Turn Any Data Set Into A Heat Map | The Gooru

How To Turn Any Data Set Into A Heat Map | The Gooru | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
A heat map is the quickest and most intuitive way to create a visual representation of data in a Google Sheet.

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, April 29, 5:03 AM

A good example of how to use the new conditional formatting in multiple colours with Google Sheets.

It uses a business scenario but you could easily adapted to, for examples marks or you can show students how to use it to highlight data.

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An Excellent Google Drive Tool for Creating Interactive Presentations

An Excellent Google Drive Tool for Creating Interactive Presentations | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it

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Students, don't rate me on my appearance but on my teaching

Students, don't rate me on my appearance but on my teaching | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
Feedback forms give students the chance to shape university teaching. Why then do some waste the opportunity by focusing on their lecturer’s looks and clothes?
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How to enhance your lessons with Google Art Project

How to enhance your lessons with Google Art Project | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
This is reblogged from my post on Daily Genius. Google Art Project is one of my favorite tools available online. It is a repository of high resolution images and 3D “museum view” virtual art galler...

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Miguel Damiani's curator insight, April 22, 10:41 AM

¿Conoces algo sobre el Art Project de Google? Podría ser muy util para tus clases

GwynethJones's curator insight, April 22, 9:51 PM

Cool beans!

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How Students Benefit From Social Media #infographic

How Students Benefit From Social Media #infographic | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
Social Media has fast become part of many people's every day lives. With so much new technology being introduced today, there are many benefits and reasons for students to be using social media on a daily basis.
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Living, Learning, Working and Playing in the Digital Age

Living, Learning, Working and Playing in the Digital Age | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
We live in a Digital Age. Access to the Internet is now seen by most governments as a basic right for citizens, just like education. In 2009, France went further by declaring that access to the Internet is a basic human right in the country.

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Mohammed Zakaria's curator insight, April 19, 12:10 PM

Due to this reason the scope of being employed in this field is increasing day by day and hour by hour.

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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - A Comparison Chart

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - A Comparison Chart | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
There are plenty of online tools for creating multimedia quizzes and flipped lessons. I am frequently asked for recommendations for "the best" one. I'm partial to using Google Forms to create multimedia quizzes, but there are others worth trying too. The chart embedded below provides an overview of the key features of five popular tools for creating multimedia quizzes and flipped lessons....

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 12, 10:38 AM
Useful tools for potential engagement of customers by marketers as well as educators.
Emiliana's curator insight, April 28, 8:24 AM

interesante

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MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it

Minecraft’s education options are as vast as the game itself. Don’t worry if you feel limited by time or your own imagination. Thousands of others are imaging worlds, too—and are willing to share.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 7, 5:15 AM

Interesting article on how Minecraft is being used in education.

Frank Napoli's curator insight, April 7, 7:59 AM

Using a popular game to teach!

Mónica Beloso's curator insight, April 7, 11:12 AM

añada su visión ...

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The schools bringing lessons to life

The schools bringing lessons to life | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
Today’s schools are moving with the times, and many are investing in highly sophisticated technology, discovers Paul Bray
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Stock split could cost Google more than $500 million - SFGate

Stock split could cost Google more than $500 million - SFGate | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet’s most profitable company could cost Google more than half a billion dollars.
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