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10 Simple Tips to Becoming a Better Blogger | Jeffbullas's Blog

10 Simple Tips to Becoming a Better Blogger | Jeffbullas's Blog | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
The rise of social media has allowed bloggers to display and market themselves and their content globally without having to pay a cent to a newspaper, television mogul or to the mass media elite.
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Wecome to my Social Learning Scoop.

 

It contains a generic mix of articles, gathered through twitter, the blogs I follow and suggestions from the Scoop.it curation tool, that catch my attention as interesting to me and possibly other people.

 

You can use the filter option just above this introduction to search for a particular topic within the numerous articles collated here.

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Beyond assessment - recognizing achievement in a networked world - by Stephen Downes

ePortfolios and Open Badges are only the first wave in what will emerge as a wider network-based form of assessment that makes tests and reviews unnecessary. I…

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eLearning Future: What Will eLearning Look Like in 2075?

eLearning Future: What Will eLearning Look Like in 2075? | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
How will education and teachers' roles change in the future due to educational technology advancements? Check the eLearning Future in 2075.

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21st Century Education and 21st Century Citizenship

21st Century Education and 21st Century Citizenship | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Skills...

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 11, 8:24 AM

Learn more:


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Skills...


Mark O'Farrell's curator insight, July 12, 4:30 AM

All the key words here in contemporary education. 

Mónica Silakowicz's curator insight, Today, 12:11 PM

El siglo XXI exige nuevos desafíos a la educación.

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4 Faces of Personal Learning Network (w Tools)

4 Faces of Personal Learning Network (w Tools) | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

Comment: Nice diagram, sketching tools that act between you and you PLN members. Tools are positioned according to their public profile, their communication capabilities and the pace thereof. (peter sloep, @pbsloep)


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Peggy Hale's curator insight, January 10, 2013 10:54 AM

Infographic on a PLN; love the information on how demanding they each are.

Volney Faustini's curator insight, November 4, 2013 9:46 PM

Tem tudo a ver com o processo do Agente do Aprendizado - como conceito de MF

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Readymag

Readymag | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
The simplest & most elegant online publishing tool

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5 More Cool Tools to Take Classroom Collaboration to a New Level

5 More Cool Tools to Take Classroom Collaboration to a New Level | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
More Fun Free Tools for Collaborative Classroom Assignments In May, we published the post, 20 Fun Free Tools for Interactive Classroom Collaboration. Given the

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Clay Leben's curator insight, July 11, 10:44 AM

Review of tools that are new to me. Great suggestions of classroom use.

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Beyond institutions - personal learning in a networked world - by Stephen Downes

In this presentation I look at the needs and demands of people seeking learning with the models and designs offered by traditional institutions, and in the spi…

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David Parkes's curator insight, July 11, 3:53 AM

Excellent challenging manifesto from Stephen Downes - todays online learning models are yesterdays with new names

NLafferty's curator insight, July 11, 5:54 AM
Lots of useful references in this presentation by Stephen Downes to follow up and read round. Also Downes helpfully makes the distinction between personal and personalised learning which I think are being used interchangeably in some contexts without individuals realising they are different things.
Annalisa Manca's curator insight, July 11, 1:21 PM

Interesting differentiation between personal and personalised learning

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What to Learn from the Man Who Managed Reddit's Community of Millions

What to Learn from the Man Who Managed Reddit's Community of Millions | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

Reddit is considered one of the world’s leading news and social sites, with over 5.5 billion pages served to over 100 million unique visitors spanning 186 countries. It’s also known as one of the most engaged, vocal and opinionated communities on the web. It’s given birth to international movements. It’s found lost children. It’s sparked fiery debates in the media over what the internet should and shouldn’t be.


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Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's curator insight, July 10, 5:04 PM


Being a community manager is a lot of work!

This feature article on Erik Martin is very interesting and thorough. 

"The best community managers are the ones who commit to reading and listening in all day long to see what users care about, not just checking in when there is a problem. "

Important points in this article: It's about people and don't be a slave to data. 
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Do You Know the Answer to Your Story's Most Important Question?

Do You Know the Answer to Your Story's Most Important Question? | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Helps you figure out your story's defining dramatic question and how your story's most important question determines both its perfect beginning and ending.

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Musings of a (New) Education Insurgent | I hereby declare myself an education rebel

Musings of a (New) Education Insurgent | I hereby declare myself an education rebel | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
SHIFT PARADIGM | by Mark E. Weston The system of schooling to which I have dedicated my life seems incapable of educating all students to high levels of learning


Taking those lessons to heart, I hereby declare myself an education rebel who will no longer work to save the educational system for which I’ve long toiled.


Further, I vow to work to create, nurture, and give voice to an educational alternative that employs proven educational practices—real and individualized differentiated instruction, real and serious engagement of parents, ubiquitous access to information for all, and consistent and relevant feedback about performance—that will produce aptitude-defying-levels of learning among all students. I will work for new paradigm schools and technological tools.


I make this declaration knowing full well that being a rebel will be lots of work because lots of vested interests will work just as hard to maintain the dysfunctional status quo.


Join me in this space for regular updates about the education revolution. Your comments, suggestions, feedback and constructive criticism are welcome!




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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 4, 6:21 AM

I will work for new paradigm schools and technological tools. I make this declaration knowing full well that being a rebel will be lots of work because lots of vested interests will work just as hard to maintain the dysfunctional status quo. Join me in this space for regular updates about the education revolution. Your comments, suggestions, feedback and constructive criticism are welcome!


Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 4, 12:53 PM

We should not work to save a School system which is always in need of repair and reconstructing. We should work in reconstructing rather than reorganizing deck chairs on a sinking ship.

David Hain's curator insight, July 5, 4:16 AM

Right on, brother!

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Smallpdf.com - A Free Solution to all your PDF Problems

Smallpdf.com - A Free Solution to all your PDF Problems | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Smallpdf - the platform that makes it super easy to convert and edit all your PDF files. Solving all your PDF problems in one place - and yes, 100% free.

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Character Minutes's curator insight, July 5, 12:58 PM

Wow!

Xposedbydesign's curator insight, July 5, 3:03 PM

 

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Jackie Lerch's curator insight, July 6, 8:58 AM

pdfs you can edit

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Google Educator Certification - Here is what's required...


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Great Examples of Personal Logos and Branding

Great Examples of Personal Logos and Branding | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

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Kenneth Carnesi's curator insight, July 12, 10:02 AM

Like this idea!

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How to Start a Successful Career As a Freelancer - Infographic

How to Start a Successful Career As a Freelancer - Infographic | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Choosing to become a freelancer is not easy. Many times the joy of a flexible schedule can easily turn into a burden as projects stop rolling in.  In order to maximize your time and talent, we put together a few ... Read More

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Karlton B McIver's curator insight, July 12, 8:50 PM

add your insight...

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The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher Infographic

The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher Infographic | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher Infographic clarifies and explains the most important characteristics of a digitally competent teacher.

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Professor Write's curator insight, June 26, 1:05 AM

Forgot to add knowledge of digital teaching aids: www.professorwrite.com

Ness Crouch's curator insight, June 26, 6:09 AM

I think these are also characteristics of a digitally competent learner. Teachers certainly need these skills before they can teach the next generation.

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Open Badges: Why and How

Open Badges: Why and How | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Open Badges: Why and Why Not I have been wanting for so…

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The Forthcoming "Walmart of Education"

The Forthcoming "Walmart of Education" | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

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For years we've been telling kids to sit still and pay attention. That's all ... - Slate Magazine

For years we've been telling kids to sit still and pay attention. That's all ... - Slate Magazine | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

"Today's educational technology often presents itself as a radical departure from the tired practices of traditional instruction ..."

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6 Reasons Content Curation Is Your Elephant - Curagami

6 Reasons Content Curation Is Your Elephant - Curagami | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Content Curation is the "new marketing" & this post shares 6 reasons curating content should be your online marketing's elephant.

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Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's curator insight, July 10, 4:04 PM


This post by @Martin (Marty) Smith sums up why I curate content. It's about helping, building relationships, and thought-leadership.

"Our advice is leave content creation to the mob. Focus on content curation instead to make more money faster, to build bigger and more engaged tribes and keep your job."

Now, that's what I call a thought-provoking quote! But it strongly resonates with me, because my schedule is becoming insanely busy again, and content creation takes TIME. 

A must-read to understand the benefits of content curation!

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Learning and education in the networked society

"It took 100 years to connect 1 billion places and 25 years to connect 5 billion people. Today, 85 percent of the world’s population has access to mobile communucation…"


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How To Make Whiteboard Videos For Your Website

How To Make Whiteboard Videos For Your Website | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
One of the coolest tools for creating visual online content in recent years is the "whiteboard" video. You know the type—a hand, a pen, a whiteboard, and some fun drawings that help bolster your online brand and generate a lot of social shares. Have you ever wanted to make a whiteboard video for your company? I…

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A 1:1 Teacher's Take On How Students Really Act Online - Edudemic

A 1:1 Teacher's Take On How Students Really Act Online - Edudemic | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
If the Game is Hide-and-Seek, Innovative Educators are the Clear Winners  A Curated View Is social media the “big fake?” Fake because there is so much more than what we see; fake because we post only what we want others to see: the good pictures, the happy moments, the extraordinary experiences, maybe even devastating occasions …

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A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks

A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

"Collaborative problem-solving is a nuanced process that folds overlapping concepts and competencies together–social interaction and knowledge building. This applies to formal training through eLearning or adaptive platforms, or informal participation in social networks (e.g., twitter)."


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David Hain's curator insight, July 5, 4:18 AM

A bit conceptual, but useful frameworks for social learning fans!

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Google Certified Teacher and Trainer Hangout

In this UsingTechnologyBetter Show, we talk about about what is new in the world of Google. Below you will find the recording of the video and the show notes. If you would like to receive an email invite to our next UsingTechnologyBetter Show click HERE.   Video Recording:   Video High... http://elearningfeeds.com/google-certified-teacher-and-trainer-hangout/


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