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The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age

The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age | Singapore | Scoop.it
It's an astonishing look inside the cultural change still needed in the shift to digital — even in one of the world's greatest newsrooms. Read it.
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You can sense the frayed nerves and the frustration at a newsroom that is, for all its digital successes, still in many ways oriented toward an old model. It’s journalists turning their own reporting skills on themselves.

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13 Free Web Tools Students and Teachers Should Know About

13 Free Web Tools Students and Teachers Should Know About | Singapore | Scoop.it
Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to determine which resources are worth spending time exploring. At the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) conference this year, two early adopters of ed-tech tools offered a quick run through of some favorite apps. Here's what they noted as the top tools to try.
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At the International Society of  Technology in Education (ISTE) conference this year, Adam Bellow offered a quick run through of some favourite apps for education.

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Chris Carter's comment, May 5, 2014 6:44 AM
Thank you for sharing!
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Eclectic and useful!

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In New Textbook, the Story of Singapore Begins 500 Years Earlier

In New Textbook, the Story of Singapore Begins 500 Years Earlier | Singapore | Scoop.it
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Professor Heng suggested that one catalyst for change might have been a government announcement in 2011 of plans to run a motorway through Bukit Brown cemetery, a colonial-era Chinese municipal burial ground, slating hundreds of tombs for exhumation. Thousands of citizens signed petitions against the plan. “We have a fast-paced, highly urbanized society where people are getting disoriented,” he said. “There’s a huge momentum to look at heritage and our historical legacy.”

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Ilo Ilo review – novelistic Singaporean debut by Anthony Chen

Ilo Ilo review – novelistic Singaporean debut by Anthony Chen | Singapore | Scoop.it
A brattish boy finds friendship with the domestic servant employed by his stressed-out parents in an impressive and sweet debut by a new Asian talent, writes Peter Bradshaw
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Ilo Ilo is a story told with enormous sympathy and flair, and an almost novelistic skill in getting inside the principals' heads. Chen is a real film-maker to watch.

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