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Does Higher Education Innoculate Against Religion?

For some time, the prevailing view among secularists has been that religion is the result of anti-intellectualism, lack of education, or both.
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How Machine Learning Is Eating the Software World - Datanami

How Machine Learning Is Eating the Software World - Datanami | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
Marc Andreessen, who created the World Wide Web, famously said in 2011 that software was eating the world. Four years later, that trend has accelerated, on
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The 20 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Heutagogy: designing for self-directed learners...

Heutagogy: designing for self-directed learners... | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
While acknowledging that the whole concept of self-determination – or ‘Google learning’ as it has been called, pejoratively, in certain circles – is fraught with the potential for missing the point, being distracted into rabbit warrens or just...
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Traditional vs. Modern Learning Systems — e-Learning Feeds

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Traditional vs. Modern Learning Systems. eLearning News 4 Aug 2014 - 04:07. Image for Traditional vs. Modern Learning Systems. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Read the full story by e-Learning Industry.
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Content Transformation Solutions - Any Platform, Any Device, Any Language

Braahmam is helping industries, such as ICT, Electronics & Home Appliances, Publishing, and Life Sciences, bring their content to life by providing scalable ...
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Should teachers be evaluated on how ‘gritty’ their students are?

Should teachers be evaluated on how ‘gritty’ their students are? | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
MacArthur “genius” fellow argues that there are major flaws in the ways we measure children’s character traits.
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Learning by Doing and Storytelling

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We're taught to think that all great minds think alike. While this may have worked during pre-21st century industrial times, this is no longer the case today
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Is memory needed in a digital age? - BBC News

Is memory needed in a digital age? - BBC News | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
We all rely on electronic devices to remember factual information for us, so should students be allowed to use search engines in exams?
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UAE model of prosperity, opportunities and stable environment to raise family

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Arabs must work together to shape future map of Arab World: Amr Mousa

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Google's Mobile Search Strategy: Bake In and Take Out - Re/code

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This week Google edged further into other industries, launching new mobile search features for cars, hotels and food delivery.
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Education in Middle East is a key agent of change - Boston Globe (subscription)

Education in Middle East is a key agent of change - Boston Globe (subscription) | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
“What better way to maintain our country’s — and our state’s — leadership in the world than to help raise the education standards in emerging countries?” — Wayne Johnson
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Digital Learning Companies Falling Short of Student Privacy Pledge

Digital Learning Companies Falling Short of Student Privacy Pledge | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
A number of ed tech companies said they would improve the security and privacy of their services. But a new report concludes they are falling short of expectations.
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The Future Of Education: Truths, Lies And Wishful Thinking - NPR

The Future Of Education: Truths, Lies And Wishful Thinking - NPR | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
Video games will not save education and other misconceptions about where schools are headed.
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Top 14 Digital Storytelling Tools for Teaching ...

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Digital storytelling has become an essential part of modern world education system through which students learn a lot more than the traditional ways. If you are
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The Future of Digital Learning

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How are educators using digital media and technology in today's classrooms? What do future classrooms look like? See what thousands of educators are saying.
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Is student privacy erased as classrooms turn digital? - Yahoo News

Is student privacy erased as classrooms turn digital? - Yahoo News | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
When parents and school officials in New Jersey discovered that educational publisher Pearson recently monitored students' Twitter accounts during standardized testing periods, an uproar ensued.
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Google Tools to connect and communicate - free online workshop May 16 - Simple K12

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Quantum Computing Is About to Overturn Cybersecurity's Balance of Power - Singularity Hub

Quantum Computing Is About to Overturn Cybersecurity's Balance of Power - Singularity Hub | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
“Spooky action at a distance” is how Albert Einstein described one of the key principles of quantum mechanics: entanglement.  Entanglement
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Work Smarter: Using Tech Tools to Promote Reading and Writing Workshops (EdSurge News)

Work Smarter: Using Tech Tools to Promote Reading and Writing Workshops (EdSurge News) | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
To many educators, personalizing reading and writing instruction sounds like an impossible and, oftentimes, lofty dream.

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One teacher describes how he uses Google Forms to help with Reading and Writing Workshops.

It mentions some other non-Google Drive apps early on and the Google Forms ideas are near the end of the article.

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The 6 Pillars of Experiential Education -- Animation

Jim Sheils of Board Meetings International explains the 6 pillars of experiential education with the help of a drawshop animator. Learn why real, hands-on ...
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Google tightens control over Chrome, blocks non-Web Store extensions - The Verge

In a bid to protect people from accidentally installing malware, Google is blocking Windows and Mac users from loading Chrome extensions not hosted on the official Chrome Web Store. The company...
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Why America Lags Behind the Rest of the World in Language Education - The Atlantic

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In 2013, roughly 198,000 U.S. college students were taking a French course, while just 64 were studying Bengali.
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Digital innovation in higher education: opening up the learning landscape

Significance New ways of engaging with higher education online are emerging. Some of these new educational initiatives known as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), led by major universities such a...
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Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be an Education Entrepreneur - Entrepreneur

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be an Education Entrepreneur - Entrepreneur | Learning on the Fly | Scoop.it
Six reasons why you should get in on the digital trend of communicating the 3Rs -- and so much more -- via technology.
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