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Connected Learning: Harnessing the Information Age to Make Learning More Powerful

Connected Learning: Harnessing the Information Age to Make Learning More Powerful | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

This report introduces connected learning, a promising educational approach that uses digital media to engage students’ interests and instill deeper learning skills, such as communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. The report lists four elements constituting connected learning’s emphasis on bridging school, popular culture, home, and the community to create an environment in which students engage in and take responsibility for their learning.


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dawsonloane's curator insight, April 7, 2014 6:35 AM

This report focuses on school-age learners, but the emphasis on deeper learning skills, such as communication, collaboration, and critical thinking is definitely applicable to professional development.

eLearningTV's curator insight, May 6, 2014 1:38 AM

Learning is going to be connected and open in future.

Mo Ferguson's curator insight, May 21, 2014 6:28 PM

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Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning

Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
The evolution of the web from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and now to Web 3.0 can be used a metaphor of how education should also be evolving, as a movement based on the evolution from Education 1.0 to Educa...

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Lyn Hogan's curator insight, March 28, 2014 5:51 PM

All models of education are relevant in different contexts . Education 2.0 & 3.0 are models that require a level of cognitive and developmental sophistication and experience that allow individuals to be able to make decisions.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 28, 2014 8:08 PM

I love this graphic I need this on my wall to remind me of how far we have come!

HemsZwier's curator insight, April 9, 2014 3:39 AM

Education  Moving forward!

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Researchers Grow Carbon Nanofibers Using Ambient Air, Without Toxic Ammonia

Researchers Grow Carbon Nanofibers Using Ambient Air, Without Toxic Ammonia | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated that vertically aligned carbon nanofibers (VACNFs) can be manufactured using ambient air, making the manufacturing process safer and less expensive.
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Engineering team designs 'living materials'

Engineering team designs 'living materials' | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Inspired by natural materials such as bone—a matrix of minerals and other substances, including living cells—MIT engineers have coaxed bacterial cells to produce biofilms that can incorporate nonliving materials, such as gold nanoparticles and quantum dots.

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Exercise and occasional drinking may protect against visual impairment

Exercise and occasional drinking may protect against visual impairment | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
You stay physically active, but you are also fond of the occasional drink?
Carlos Fosca's insight:

"Non-drinkers were more likely to become visually impaired than occasional drinkers - 11% of non-drinkers developed visual impairment, compared with 4.8% of occasional drinkers."

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