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23 Free Learning Tools For Monological, Dialogical and Polyphonic ...

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23 Free Learning Tools For Monological, Dialogical and Polyphonic Forms of Teaching - A Follow Up To The Article: A Pedagogical Framework for Digital Tools.
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Balancing the Two Faces of E-Portfolios

Balancing the Two Faces of E-Portfolios | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it

Maintaining an e-portfolio can provide an ongoing Personal Learning Environment (PLE) where individuals can develop and manage their own personal SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats), while collaborating within their own Personal Learning Network (PLN) using emerging private/public social networking tools.

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Educational Leadership:For Each to Excel:Preparing Students to Learn Without Us

This article by  ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.  An interesting quote within the article clarifies the difference between personal and personalized learning which may be crucial in understanding personal learning environments.  "Autonomy is what distinguishes between personal learning, which we do for ourselves, and personalized learning, which is done for us," Downes (2011) tweeted last fall.

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Why I Love and Use Zondle in the Classroom

Why I Love and Use Zondle in the Classroom | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it

Zondle is another free teacher site that allows you to group games by topics and monitor student progress.  Great way to create personal learning environments for each student.

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A Digital Tool to Unlock Learning

This article focuses on how PowerMyLearning, a program that any student, parent or teacher can use for free, helps students take ownership of their learning is an example of a personal learning environment.  The draw for schools is that it is free, aligned with Core Standards, and allows teachers to personalize with playlists.  Parents and students may also set up a free account with the option of the site being in Spanish

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Sugar Labs—learning software for children

Sugar Labs—learning software for children | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it

"The Sugar Learning Platform is a computer environment composed of Activities designed to help children from 5 to 12 years of age learn together through rich-media expression. Sugar is the core component of a worldwide effort to provide every child with the opportunity for a quality education—it is currently used by nearly one-million children worldwide speaking 25 languages in over 40 countries. Sugar provides the means to help people lead fulfilling lives through access to a quality education that is currently missed by so many."

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8 Trends, 8 Opportunities, And 8 Concerns About Blended Learning

8 Trends, 8 Opportunities, And 8 Concerns About Blended Learning | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it

8 Trends, 8 Opportunities, And 8 Concerns About Blended Learning is a blog post about blended learning but on the side provides a wealth of articles and websites that would help facilitate a student's own personal learning environment.

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Personal Learning Environment - ELearning Practicum Whiting

Personal Learning Environment - ELearning Practicum Whiting | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it
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Deborah Whiting has agreed to share her Personal Learning Environment.  This is an excellent example of how a student and instructor has her own PLE.

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Dennis T OConnor's comment, March 15, 2013 3:49 PM
I'm delighted to see Practicum Portfolios showing up on Scoop.it! Way to go!
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21st-Century-Overview.jpg (856x661 pixels) | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it

This is a great visual of what represents 21st Century Learning.

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Personal Learning Environments

This paper looks at the history leading up to and helps define personal learning environments.  "Furthermore the idea of the
PLE purports to include and bring together all
learning, including informal learning, workplace
learning, learning from the home, learning driven
by problem solving and learning motivated by
personal interest as well as learning through
engagement in formal educational programmes."

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5 School Technologies To Watch: Personalized Learning Is Here - Forbes

5 School Technologies To Watch: Personalized Learning Is Here - Forbes | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it

This Guest post written by Jeremy Friedman who is the founder and CEO of Schoology, a provider of classroom management software who highlights 5 emerging technology in education today.  

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NMC Horizon Report > 2011 K-12 Edition | The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Report > 2011 K-12 Edition | The New Media Consortium | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it

The NMC Horizon Report "collaborate on identifying the emerging technologies and key trends and challenges that will impact teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in the K-12 sector over the next five years."  Included is a section about the emergence of Personal Learning Environments (PLE).

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Given tablets but no teachers, Ethiopian children teach themselves | KurzweilAI

Given tablets but no teachers, Ethiopian children teach themselves | KurzweilAI | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it

This is an article about a non-profit organization, OLPC, trying to close the illiterate gaps.  "With 100 million first-grade-aged children worldwide having no access to schooling, the One Laptop Per Child organization is trying something new in two remote Ethiopian villages — simply dropping off tablet computers with preloaded programs and seeing what happens."  This would represent the students personalizing what they want to learn.

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Universal Design for Online Learning

Universal Design for Online Learning | Personal Learning Environments (PLE) | Scoop.it
Transforming education & breaking down barriers for online learners through innovative uses of technology & cognitive neuroscience research...
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