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Elephant in the Room #1: Virtual Learning Environments or ‘Prisons in the Sky’

Elephant in the Room #1: Virtual Learning Environments or ‘Prisons in the Sky’ | Shift Education | Scoop.it
For the purposes of this blog I am going to make several distincitons and definitions: The Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) will be considered to the one of the 14 or so UK commercial offers of a...
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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the week of 01-22-12 | Emerging Education Technology

Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the week of 01-22-12 | Emerging Education Technology | Shift Education | Scoop.it
This week’s collection of Education Technology article and resource Tweets.
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Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning | Upside Learning Blog

Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning | Upside Learning Blog | Shift Education | Scoop.it
There’s a definite movement towards delivering learning on tablets and mobile phones.
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Startup Weekend Announces Global Education Partnership with Pearson

Collaboration will aid and encourage entrepreneurship and innovation in the education industry...
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How Education Fails Technology (And What to Do About It)

How Education Fails Technology (And What to Do About It) | Shift Education | Scoop.it
SHIFT PARADIGM | by Mark E. Weston

Education has failed technology. Yes, you read that correctly. Education has failed technology.

To understand why this is, not vice versa, requires understa...
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Can the education-focused OLPC XO 3.0 tablet teach consumer manufacturers anything useful?

Can the education-focused OLPC XO 3.0 tablet teach consumer manufacturers anything useful? | Shift Education | Scoop.it
The goal of the OLPC XO 3.0 is not to sell a sexy entertainment product, but instead to get every child in the world with a connected computer.
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How the Finnish school system outshines U.S. education | Social and Behavioral Science Research

How the Finnish school system outshines U.S. education | Social and Behavioral Science Research | Shift Education | Scoop.it
ZeitNews, a Technology Team Application. News stories about our scientific and technological capabilities to build a better world.
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Education Technology: As Some Schools Plunge In, Poor Schools Are Left Behind

Education Technology: As Some Schools Plunge In, Poor Schools Are Left Behind | Shift Education | Scoop.it
This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. CHICAGO -- On a recent Friday morning, 15-year-old Jerod Franklin stared at his hands as he labored to type up memories of the first time he grilled steak.
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America's Educational Exceptionalism

America's Educational Exceptionalism | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Worldwide, "global education" is simply known as "education." In contrast, the United States education system resists the idea that teacher and students need to learn about and engage with their peers worldwide.
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Brown’s blueprint for reform of global education may soon become reality | Left Foot Forward

Brown’s blueprint for reform of global education may soon become reality | Left Foot Forward | Shift Education | Scoop.it
With almost 70 million children of primary school age not in school - a figure set to rise by 2015 - urgent action is required, Gordon Brown said this week.
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3 Tips on Integrating Technology in the Classroom - High School Notes (usnews.com)

3 Tips on Integrating Technology in the Classroom - High School Notes (usnews.com) | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Former Gov. Bob Wise discusses Digital Learning Day and how high school teachers can embrace technology.
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Noam Chomsky explains why we need to decide what education is (Wired UK)

Noam Chomsky explains why we need to decide what education is (Wired UK) | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Technology is a neutral tool that you should use when you have a plan, when you know what you want to find, said Noam Chomsky, the world renowned social and political theorist...
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How Video Chat Is Creating a Global Classroom

How Video Chat Is Creating a Global Classroom | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Video chat and projects like Skype in the Classroom are making it easier than ever for teachers to connect their students with experiences from around the world.
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Learning on Speed

Learning on Speed | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Apple recently got lots of press for its move into textbook publishing, but its move was secondary to another announcement made a few weeks earlier.
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Technology and its Power to Transform Education

Technology and its Power to Transform Education | Shift Education | Scoop.it
CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis

I’ve been lucky enough in my new position this year to see the power technology can play in transforming education. Thanks to a huge investment by our district ...
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Lenovo, MIT to Launch App Programming Class - STEM Education (usnews.com)

Lenovo, MIT to Launch App Programming Class - STEM Education (usnews.com) | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Students at six high schools will learn how to create Android apps.
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Weatherford School District's Bring Your Own Technology Initiative Getting Positive Results| The Committed Sardine

Weatherford School District's Bring Your Own Technology Initiative Getting Positive Results| The Committed Sardine | Shift Education | Scoop.it
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Using games in education

Using games in education | Shift Education | Scoop.it
RT @planetscience: Win £3000 for your school from the @royalsociety's Partnership Grant Scheme http://t.co/HByDVC3i...
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