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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: PixiClip- A Great Tool for Creating Screencasts and Tutorials for Your Students

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OPINION: Why We Are Misunderstanding the Chromebook iPad Debate (EdSurge News)

OPINION: Why We Are Misunderstanding the Chromebook iPad Debate (EdSurge News) | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Stop me if you have heard this argument before.We have decided to buy Chromebooks for our students because they do 90% of what students can do on a typical computer at 1/3 the cost. Chris Lehman used it to justify his sweetheart deal with Dell to move the Science Leadership Academy to a Chromebook e
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7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic

7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Walk into a school, airport, shopping mall, or even a church and the image is always the same, teens and tweens have their heads down, ear buds on, and a mobile device in their hand. This generation is commonly referred to as Generation Z and they are coming of age with a new set of …
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How to go completely paperless with iOS

How to go completely paperless with iOS | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
It still takes a little effort to go completely paperless; with names like iPad and tablet, the devices we use still pay homage to a paper-based world. But there are some apps for those who wish to banish paper.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good Places to Find Historical Images - And an Idea for Using Them to Spark Discussion

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All students should learn to code. Right? Not so fast.

All students should learn to code. Right? Not so fast. | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
An education historian looks back to predict the future.
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Chart: How To Use 15 Punctuation Marks, In Order Of Difficulty - DesignTAXI.com

Chart: How To Use 15 Punctuation Marks, In Order Of Difficulty - DesignTAXI.com | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Curtis Newbold, who runs a blog called The Visual Communication Guy, has come up with an informative chart...
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Should I Become a Teacher?

Should I Become a Teacher? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teaching is not a default profession. Not any more. If you think it's something you can just wander in and do because, well, it's a job, then teaching will eat you up and spit you out faster than a vegetarian with a mouthful of cow tongue....
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Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then...

Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then... | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students. Especially when it comes to copyright, plagiarism and intellectual property. The waters are murky. No...
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The death of evidence in education policy?

The death of evidence in education policy? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
As federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne has been a revelation. Once seen as a leading moderate, it has been noted that he has emerged as one of the most hardline ideologues in the ministry. Certainly…
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A Surprising Way To Motivate And Inspire Kids To Learn

A Surprising Way To Motivate And Inspire Kids To Learn | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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Life Feast: App smashing more Study Guides for students

Life Feast: App smashing more Study Guides for students | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it

"Is it time to revise for examinations?


How can we make study guides more visually appealing?


These are some examples of app smashed VISUAL STUDY GUIDES I've prepared for my students:"


Via John Evans
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Es el momento de revisar los exámenes? Cómo podemos hacer que las  guías de estudio sean atractivas visualmente para los estudiantes? Aquí algunos ejemplos.

Allan Tsuda's curator insight, June 7, 5:31 PM

Great delivery method and system. Simple way to present your resources to your students. If you have a system and database to accessing your own resources, how much easier can it get?

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There is no such thing as a doctoral student

There is no such thing as a doctoral student | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
This post is a playful thinking-through of what it means to be a doctoral student. Obviously it is based on being pedantic about words and phrases to explore and make a point, but where we end up i...
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Beacons for Education

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Are Wearables Making Fashion and Tech Industries Strange Bedfellows? - iQ by Intel

Are Wearables Making Fashion and Tech Industries Strange Bedfellows? - iQ by Intel | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Urgency and creative tensions are pulling together fashion and technology companies, creating unfamiliar collaborations in the race to make smart clothes a
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Jill Lepore: What the Theory of “Disruptive Innovation” Gets Wrong

Jill Lepore: What the Theory of “Disruptive Innovation” Gets Wrong | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Clayton Christensen’s theory of “disruptive innovation” is founded on anxiety, fear, and shaky evidence.
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This French tech school has no teachers, no books, no tuition -- and it could change everything

This French tech school has no teachers, no books, no tuition -- and it could change everything | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
PARIS -- École 42 might be one of the most ambitious experiments in engineering education. It has no teachers. No books. No MOOCs. No dorms, gyms, labs, or student centers. No tuition. And yet it p...
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Day 3 - EC3 Teacher Academy 2013 - EC3

Day 3 - EC3 Teacher Academy 2013 - EC3 | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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21 Problems Only Teachers Will Understand

21 Problems Only Teachers Will Understand | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teaching: the only profession you take a day off work... to catch up on work.
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Google Apps for Education mining data to develop targeted ads, experts warn - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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I'm A First-Year Teacher And This Isn't What I Signed Up For

I'm A First-Year Teacher And This Isn't What I Signed Up For | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
I wish I had more teaching experience or lesson plans from years past to fall back on, but I don't. I struggle to keep things together, and all the inspiration I've built over the past year is slowly being eroded away. I try to put on a smiling face for my students, but my morale is taking a beating. This isn't what I signed up for.
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Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers

Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
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Computer passes 'Turing Test' for the first time after convincing users it is human - Telegraph

Computer passes 'Turing Test' for the first time after convincing users it is human - Telegraph | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A ''super computer'' has duped humans into thinking it is a 13-year-old boy, becoming the first machine to pass the ''iconic'' Turing Test, experts say
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The Millions : 55 Thoughts for English Teachers

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Current trends in academic publishing and where things might be heading

Current trends in academic publishing and where things might be heading | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
WARNING! This post may well be out of date already, and if not now, then quite possibly by the time you’ve finished reading it! Not because it’s long, but because things are changing very quickly! ...
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