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Here's Why Microsoft Is Right To Pick Satya Nadella To Be CEO

Here's Why Microsoft Is Right To Pick Satya Nadella To Be CEO | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Nedella wouldn't exactly be fresh blood but he is well respected at Microsoft and in the industry.
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Can Satya Nadella take Microsoft on a path of trasnformation and growth, or is it just too late?

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Humanizing adaptive learning for ELT

Humanizing adaptive learning for ELT | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Part 1 of a 2-part post from English360 CEO, Cleve Miller.
The debate over adaptive learning at eltjam, Philip Kerr’s blog, and Nicola Prentis’ Simple English has been both fascinating and instruc...
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Great concepts and thoughtful insight on 'adaptive content'.

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This Brilliant Entrepreneur Is Making Money Off You Without Your Even Noticing

This Brilliant Entrepreneur Is Making Money Off You Without Your Even Noticing | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Luis von Ahn, a computer science professor and "genius grant" recipient, is turning your mindless web activities into something productive.
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#duoLingo and #reCAPTCHA are turning out to be brilliant startup ideas

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News Corp’s Education Technology Division Amplify Releases New Digital Curriculum | Digital Book World

News Corp’s Education Technology Division Amplify Releases New Digital Curriculum | Digital Book World | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Related: Demystifying the Common Core -- What Publishers Need to Know to Take Advantage of New Curriculum Standards [Press Release] AMPLIFY ANNOUNCES
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A complete and dynamic curriculum paired with great content and 21st century tools for learning. 

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Pearson Labs gets real | Pearson Labs

Pearson Labs gets real | Pearson Labs | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Visions of the future of education can sometimes feel a little abstract, with not enough grounding in the practical reality of a real classroom. Not that
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Classroom of the future is here. 

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9 Reasons Every 20-Something Needs A Side Hustle

Your 20s is the perfect time to pick up a side gig, which can help you learn new skills, perfect time management, or stumble on to a new passion.
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It has been a long time since my 20's, but this is practical advice for anyone, at any age.

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Language Teaching

Language Teaching | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Language Teaching is the essential research resource for language professionals providing a rich and expert overview of research in the field of second-language teaching and learning. It offers critical survey articles of recent research on specific topics, second and foreign languages and countries, and invites original research articles reporting on replication studies and meta-analyses. The journal also includes regional surveys of outstanding doctoral dissertations, topic-based research timelines, theme-based research agendas, and recent plenary conference speeches. Research-in-progress reports, themed comparative book review articles and a list of publications received complement the content of each issue. A thorough peer-reviewing procedure applies to both the commissioned and the unsolicited articles. 'An excellent source of information for academics, professionals and graduate students. The state-of-the-art articles are excellent and extremely useful to get the most relevant information in each area. The abstracts and indexes provide a very valuable tool for researchers in applied linguistics.'Jasone Cenoz, University of the Basque CountryClick here for further endorsements of Language TeachingThinking of contributing? Please click here for more information on how to submit to Language Teaching.
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Check this OUTSTANDING collection of research papers from some of the best scholars in ELT education.  

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Distance learning: who's doing it now?

Distance learning: who's doing it now? | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Datablog: Moocs appear to be revolutionising the world of education. We study the numbers to find out whether it's all just a lot of hype
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We have come a long way since the correspondance courses.

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Network Update Discussion | LinkedIn

Network Update Discussion | LinkedIn | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Technology is just a tool that can facilitate the exchanges in teaching and learning. Do you agree with Professor Chomsky?

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Mobile Learning Stats that Will Make You Rethink Your Training Strategy

Mobile Learning Stats that Will Make You Rethink Your Training Strategy | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Here are 9 mobile learning statistics that might make you rethink the way you’re approaching training.
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I would argue this will extend to more than corporate training. It will manifest itself in all aspects of education.  

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10 Questions / 140 Characters | Hugo Loyola

10 Questions / 140 Characters | Hugo Loyola | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Ever wonder what is like to answer a question using 140 characters or less? wonder no more. #eltjam #microinterview via@hloyola

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What Does 2014 Have in Store For EdTech?

What Does 2014 Have in Store For EdTech? | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
eltjam looks ahead to 2014 and share 7 of their top EdTech predictions
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Good predictions for #EdTech in the field of English Language Teaching. #eltjam #2014 #trends

 

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Here's how Apple's new iBeacon technology works

Here's how Apple's new iBeacon technology works | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Apple made headlines Friday by announcing iBeacon, new software that pushes notifications to users as they walk around the company's retail stores.
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Not fresh news, but a critical piece of technology that will change the entire consumer experience. 

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Humanizing adaptive learning for ELT: Part 2

Humanizing adaptive learning for ELT:  Part 2 | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The value of open platforms in blended learning is not really about what happens online, it’s about what happens in the classroom ...
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Great post by @cleve360 on #adaptivelearning in #elt. Open platforms enable teachers to be #edtech leaders, not victims. 

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Study: 3 of 4 Sales Reps Have No Idea What They're Doing

Study: 3 of 4 Sales Reps Have No Idea What They're Doing | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Without the right personality traits, and some formal training, some sales reps just won't cut it. Learn why.
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Very good assessment on the keys to success in sales. 

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College Board SAT Partnership | Khan Academy

College Board SAT Partnership | Khan Academy | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Khan Academy is partnering with the College Board, creators of the SAT, to develop free, world-class test prep for the redesigned SAT.
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BREAKING NEWS! College Board and Khan Academy partner to provide free, world-class prep for #SAT

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Pearson Catalyst

Pearson Catalyst | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Are you the next big thing in EdTech? Pearson's Catalyst Program can help you launch your business. 

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Who ordered the McNuggets?

Who ordered the McNuggets? | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The first of a two-part series, by Scott Thornbury
Learning linguistic items is not a linear process - learners do not master one item and then move on to another. In fact, the learning curve for ...
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Excellent piece by #Scott-Thornbury on the #commodification of education and its risks (part 1)

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Do Gamified Education Apps Actually Help You Learn?

Do Gamified Education Apps Actually Help You Learn? | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Apps like Duolingo and MindSnacks lure wannabe polyglots from pricy Rosetta Stone and lengthy language classes. But playing your way to fluency may...
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Gamified Apps for language learning delight the user.

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First Classes: Start Full Color, Full Contact | Richmond Share

First Classes: Start Full Color, Full Contact | Richmond Share | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Excellent ideas for incorporating mobile technology in the ELT classroom from my friend #CarlaArena 

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Marczewski’s Gamification User Types

Marczewski’s Gamification User Types | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Whilst many people are aware of Bartle’s Player Types, they may not be aware that Richard Bartle himself is of the opinion they do not translate well to non MMO games or non game related systems – especially gamified systems. As such, I went back to the drawing board to look closer at motivations that may drive users within gamified systems and how they can be used to design better experiences.
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Gamification User Types defined.

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Introducing Lectora Mobile – Simple and Secure m-Learning

Introducing Lectora Mobile – Simple and Secure m-Learning | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Introducing Lectora Mobile! A simple and secure m-Learning solution that can easily deliver and track SCORM-compliant mobile learning content, even offline.
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Just as I have predicted it in my latest blog, The Classroom "Will Learn You"

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The Growth of Google Apps for Education Infographic

The Growth of Google Apps for Education Infographic | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Growth of Google Apps for Education Infographic shows how widespread Google Apps for Education really are and how schools are adopting Google.
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Google is dominating the world in Apps for Education

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The Classroom Will “Learn You” | Hugo Loyola

The Classroom Will “Learn You” | Hugo Loyola | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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What does a classroom of the 'future' look like? 

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iOS 7's iBeacons could solve indoor mapping, make shopping better, and kill NFC

iOS 7's iBeacons could solve indoor mapping, make shopping better, and kill NFC | Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
With all of the focus on iOS 7’s UI changes, the more substantial developer-facing advances (details of which are still under NDA) haven’t been getting quite as much attention. Some of the most...
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iBeacons will transform the shopping experience, and more. 

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