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James Madison Online High School Increases Credit Recovery Options with Online Physics Course

James Madison Online High School Increases Credit Recovery Options with Online Physics Course | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
James Madison High School, a leading provider of accredited online high school diploma courses, is now making its online physics courseavailable to first time high school students looking to earn their high school diploma as well as former students...
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How to Draw a PLN – An Exercise in Reflection

How to Draw a PLN – An Exercise in Reflection | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
After the #etmooc Blackboard Collaborate session Tuesday night with Alec Couros on Connected Learning, I started to think more about my PLN and the prompts that were suggested. How would I define m...
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Experimenting and Innovating: How to Find the Best Tools and Tactics

Experimenting and Innovating: How to Find the Best Tools and Tactics | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
New York City is experimenting with new tools and tactics with its Innovation Zone, a devoted unit for trying out new approaches to learning and sharing bes
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Expert: Schools need to get online

Expert: Schools need to get online | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
More online learning could be coming to a school near you, based on a meeting yesterday of Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s Education Commission, which is examining how to improve education in the city.
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Leveraging Intelligent Adaptive Learning to Personalize Education -- THE Journal

Leveraging Intelligent Adaptive Learning to Personalize Education -- THE Journal | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
In this special white paper based upon the Speak Up 2011 national findings, Project Tomorrow has partnered with DreamBox Learning to explore a new concept in the use of technology to personalize learning—intelligent adaptive learning.
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U.S. News Ranks 2013 Best Online Education Programs

U.S. News Ranks 2013 Best Online Education Programs | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
Discover which programs earned No. 1 rankings for their online bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
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Student Voice: Experiencing Deeper Learning Through PBL

Student Voice: Experiencing Deeper Learning Through PBL | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
Although high school student Rahil had some academic struggles after immigrating from Fiji just a few years ago, he found opportunity and purpose in the project-based curriculum at Impact Academy.
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How the World Consumes Social Media

How the World Consumes Social Media | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
Social media is trending globally. Check out this infographic to learn about how quickly social media has become prominent around the world.
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California Gov. Spurs Online Education Action

California Gov. Spurs Online Education Action | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
A call to universities and course providers places online education higher on the agenda.
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Three Myths of Online Learning

Three Myths of Online Learning | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
Hitendra Wadhwa of Columbia Business School confronts three myths on online learning for senior executives.

 

Executives have traditionally shied away from online learning, viewing the medium as impersonal and unengaging.  And since thought leaders and experts have also ignored this medium, preferring to deliver sessions to live audiences, the result is that there isn’t much e-learning content of value for executives to tap into.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 19, 2013 2:45 PM

The professor identifies three myths and the 'new wisdom' that refutes these myths.  Solid thinking, but hardly new wisdom.  These truths have been self-evident for years (to those of us who''ve been teaching online for over a decade.)

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20 Things To Know About The Current State Of Teaching - Edudemic

20 Things To Know About The Current State Of Teaching - Edudemic | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
If you've been wondering about some of the general statistics about the current state of teaching (like how many teachers work on Sundays), check this out.
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Facing the Unknown in Online Learning - Getting Smart by Beth Purcell

Facing the Unknown in Online Learning - Getting Smart by Beth Purcell | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
As parents that are passionate about taking advantage of the benefits of alternative learning options, we spend a lot of time talking about how virtual learning works and debunking many of the misinformed myths and criticisms of this innovative...
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[Video] Benefits of Blended Learning

[Video] Benefits of Blended Learning | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
This SimpleK12 presenter interview is with Nikki Robertson, a high school librarian, the Alabama School Library Association twitter chat mod
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What We Thought The Future Of EdTech Would Look Like In 2006

What We Thought The Future Of EdTech Would Look Like In 2006 | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
I thought this would be a useful one. It's a presentation made in 2006 that showcases what we think the future of edtech will look like.
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Africa is most dynamic e-learning market on the planet - University World News

Africa is most dynamic e-learning market on the planet - University World News | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
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Infographic: Get More Out Of Google | HackCollege

Infographic: Get More Out Of Google | HackCollege | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
This HackCollege original Infographic shows you just how to get the most out of your Google searches. Are you getting the most out of Google?
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Best Meeting Kickoff Videos

Five-Minute Film Festival: Best Meeting Kickoff Videos | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
VideoAmy has collected a playlist of brief, compelling videos about education that can be used to start meetings with a bang and get everyone from parents to teachers engaged.
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Forrester: Google Apps brings 329% ROI « Google Apps Reseller, Software, Security, Cloud Computing

Forrester: Google Apps brings 329% ROI « Google Apps Reseller, Software, Security, Cloud Computing | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
Forrester: Google Apps brings 329% ROI .... For Very Large Enterprises Possibly the total "physical" impact of Google Apps.
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How to engage girls with gaming | eSchool News

How to engage girls with gaming | eSchool News | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
Many people associate video games and gaming with boys, but researchers have discovered that girls become just as engaged when playing interactive educational games featuring certain motivating elements.
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Why Colleges Create Social Media Degrees

Why Colleges Create Social Media Degrees | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
A number of colleges split out social media into specific degrees for several reasons.
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Social Content Curation for Learning Communities

Social Content Curation for Learning Communities | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
An infographic I created for a MOOC at Stanford: Designing New Learning Environments. Made with too little space, too little skills, too little time and too little research. Lots of fun though.

Via catspyjamasnz, Dr. Laura Sheneman, Dennis T OConnor
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Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, June 19, 2013 11:26 AM

Interesting take on a few forms of curation that can be used.  Infographic is, as the creator remarked, a little crowded, however the information is useful.

Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, June 19, 2013 12:22 PM

do we know the actual size of what we're traying to make?

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, June 20, 2013 8:59 AM

Love this graphic.

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Competency-Based Learning and FLVS - Getting Smart by Pam Birtolo

Competency-Based Learning and FLVS - Getting Smart by Pam Birtolo | Preparing Students for Future Not Past | Scoop.it
Competency based learning has its origins in the business world. High school graduates who decide to become a barber, for example, would need specialized training in cutting hair.
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