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A MUST READ! What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

A MUST READ!  What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to exciting techniques.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/

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A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to exciting techniques.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/

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SBESSCPA's curator insight, August 6, 2015 3:40 PM

relevant for those in the education space

 

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ernestprats's curator insight, August 10, 2015 1:51 AM
A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to exciting techniques.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/

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Jennifer Hincapie's curator insight, May 4, 2016 9:10 PM
This article offers a snapshot of where ed tech stands now and where it is likely to go in the next five years, according to 56 education and technology experts from 22 countries.

The overall of the topic is divided at three different moments. first, we encounter the trends in educatioon among which we can find deeper learning, rethinking learning and collaboration, it means that these  aspects have started to be included in every-day lesson, and educators have been concerned about it more often than before, but when could it be done?

On the other side, we find the challenges as Authentic Learning, Professional Development, and Personalized Learning & Teacher’s Role, so finally how are we going to conceive technlogy in our classrooms over the next five years?, Are we going to be able to overcome all of these chhallenges, and if so, which is going to be the rle of the educator in the field?, all question that need to be answered
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How the Web Became Our ‘External Brain,’ and What It Means for Our Kids

How the Web Became Our ‘External Brain,’ and What It Means for Our Kids | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Search YouTube for “baby” and “iPad” and you’ll find clips featuring one-year-olds attempting to manipulate magazine pages and television screens as though they were touch-sensitive displays. These children are one step away from assuming that such technology is a natural, spontaneous part of the material world.

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/understanding-the-internet-a-different-approach/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 6, 2014 3:41 PM
Search YouTube for “baby” and “iPad” and you’ll find clips featuring one-year-olds attempting to manipulate magazine pages and television screens as though they were touch-sensitive displays. These children are one step away from assuming that such technology is a natural, spontaneous part of the material world.


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/understanding-the-internet-a-different-approach/


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The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher

The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as picking up an iPhone and tweeting. You need to be a good digital citizen, understand privacy, and more. In an effort to clarify and explain some of the most important characteristics that a digitally competent teacher must have, we whipped up this fun visual. [...]

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Vilma Galstaun's curator insight, June 12, 2014 7:34 PM

Some important issues to consider when preparing for becoming ICT literate and competent.

Enrique Robles's curator insight, June 13, 2014 10:36 AM

very very good

Library@NYP's curator insight, June 13, 2014 10:57 AM

The teacher has to be digitally savvy to engage next generation students.

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Does Losing Handwriting In School Mean Losing Other Skills Too?

Does Losing Handwriting In School Mean Losing Other Skills Too? | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Learning to write by hand has learning benefits that could be neglected if too much focus is put on keyboarding.

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ChristopherBell's curator insight, June 12, 2014 8:30 PM

This is an ongoing discussion between my English Teacher friend and I.  I think the real question is why are we still teaching keyboarding??

Allan Shaw's curator insight, June 13, 2014 1:21 AM

It is becoming clearer that it is important that we do not lose  handwriting as a skill! Strong positive neural development in a child is far more important than adeptness in using digital technologies. If research continues to support these initial studies many educators will need to reflect and possibly readjust.

Sharla Shults's curator insight, June 16, 2014 2:57 PM

New evidence suggests that the links between handwriting and broader educational development run deep. Children not only learn to read more quickly when they first learn to write by hand, but they also remain better able to generate ideas and retain information. In other words, it’s not just what we write that matters — but how.

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The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy

The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Many teachers have added ‘digital literacy’ as number four on the list of literacies their students should have (or be working towards, in most cases). Reading, writing, and math are now followed by digital literacy. Obviously, depending on the grade level  you teach, your students will have different abilities in each of the four areas, …

 

BUT, as WE are using "Technology", let us ALSO learn about the basics of "Cyber Security", a MUST in a connected technology driven world:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/10/27/cyber-security-is-easy-get-the-right-reflexes/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 24, 2014 12:14 PM

The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy...


Michael Millard's curator insight, May 25, 2014 1:56 PM

Klurigt för oss svenskar men ack så clever.

Ajo Monzó's curator insight, May 27, 2014 2:08 AM

Yes!!!!

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Personalize Learning: Stages of Personalized Learning Environments (v3)

Personalize Learning: Stages of Personalized Learning Environments (v3) | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

The Stages of Personalized Learning Environments (version 2) was updated from feedback and input from educators around the world.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 19, 2014 6:53 PM


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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, February 20, 2014 12:09 AM

It is interesting we thought we had to have stages of personal learning environments?

Nichelle Plivelic's comment, March 6, 2014 7:57 AM
There are three main stages to personalized learning, which involves the teacher figuring out how each student learns individually and establishing goals for the students. A teacher can change the physical layout if this helps(when working with children who are easily distracted, such as those with ADHD or autism, it's best to get rid of as many distractions as possible). The student will learn at their own pace in whatever way is the most effective.
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What EXACTLY are the “Skills” needed by 21st Century TEACHERS?

What EXACTLY are the “Skills” needed by 21st Century TEACHERS? | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

I have been heard to say that you can’t throw a rock into the blogosphere these days without hitting a post or article on the 21st Century “something-or-other”. Love it or hate it - the notion of...


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 18, 2014 8:33 AM


Like usually, some great thoughts from Tony GURR ;)


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How to keep your neighbors from hijacking your Wi-Fi

How to keep your neighbors from hijacking your Wi-Fi | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Your Internet connection could be slow for many reasons, but you can rule out local Wi-Fi thieves by employing strong passwords and a few other strategies.

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Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers [Infographic]

Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers [Infographic] | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Download an 11X17 version of the Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers Infographic by Mentoring Minds.com.

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Maria Lopez Alvarado, MBA's comment, September 26, 2013 9:05 PM
Mathy: Definitely the time to make some changes...
Maria Lopez Alvarado, MBA's comment, September 26, 2013 9:08 PM
Diane: I agree, the Flipped Classroom is a great strategy to engage the students!
Maria Lopez Alvarado, MBA's comment, September 26, 2013 9:08 PM
Diane: I agree, the Flipped Classroom is a great strategy to engage the students!
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Interactive Maps of Infected Websites

Interactive Maps of Infected Websites | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

Find out in real time which are the TOP 10 infected websites by country...

 

Check out, a MUST:

http://www.avast.com/maps

 


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Five IT security threats and how to combat them

Five IT security threats and how to combat them | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

Faced with external security threats from hackers and others, along with a growing array of even more dangerous internal security threats, companies worldwide are feeling the heat.

 

Organizations traditionally have had only two options to address identity and access management:

 

1. Internal excessive privilege - System Administrators with complete access to servers and data can pose a tremendous internal threat if they turn against the company. Similarly, everyone from admins up to executives poses a threat to security and data if they maintain excessive access rights after changing positions or taking on different roles.

 

2. Third party access - Giving partners and other third parties appropriate access to data is no longer cut and dried. Data stored in the cloud may be located across the country or overseas—or sit on physical servers owned by one vendor, but housed in facilities owned by any number of data centers. Employees of these third parties often have direct access to unencrypted data, or they may retain copies of both encrypted or unencrypted data.

 

3. Hacktivism - Politically motivated hacking is on the rise. Members of various groups assert that much of their success comes not from their technical expertise, but from having found easy targets. While an organization may not have control over whether or not it is attacked, effective identity and access management strategies and technologies, and basic employee security training, will reduce the chances that attacks will succeed.

 

4. Social engineering - Social engineering is the age-old technique of using lies, deception and manipulation to gain sufficient knowledge to dupe an unwary employee or company. Using public social channels to detail every aspect of your upcoming “unplugged” vacation trip may be just what a scammer needs to put an attack in motion.

 

5. Internal negligence - Negligence typically is an offense committed by management when “they should have known better.” Most successful data security breaches have some element of managerial negligence associated with them, such as simply forgetting to check log reports for clearly suspicious patterns.

 

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Internet Safety | Good Practice Guides - www.saferinternet.org

Internet Safety | Good Practice Guides - www.saferinternet.org | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/03/19/only-internet-safety-and-no-cyber-security-education-in-schools/

 


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Ivo Kleber's curator insight, August 9, 2014 11:27 AM

Internet Safety | Good Practice Guides - www.saferinternet.or<wbr></wbr>g

Sue Gaardboe's curator insight, August 10, 2014 5:46 AM

This made me think about not just how we as teachers feel about technology use in schools, but also, how do our students feel about it? We know many of them know more about how to use the technology than we do, so are we involving them in the decisions we make about use and purchase of technology...or are we doing what we've always done and assumed we know better than they do?

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 15, 2015 7:18 PM

Excellent tips well worth a look.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Try Using ThingLink to Create Visual Prompts for Blog Comments

Free Technology for Teachers: Try Using ThingLink to Create Visual Prompts for Blog Comments | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

By using ThingLink in this way I can have students and more than just text comments in response to the visual prompt. To extend the activity I can have students look for YouTube videos and or websites that will help to explain answers to the questions generated by looking at the featured image. 

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners/?tag=ThingLink

 

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

 

 

 


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Comunicologos.com's curator insight, July 27, 2014 12:30 PM

Comunicación y Educación 3.0

Nicola Parkin's curator insight, July 28, 2014 7:36 PM

Thinglink is easy to set up. Use with low-stakes activity first to test for student usability issues

LeRay Allen's curator insight, July 29, 2014 2:12 PM

With today's school budget this site is a necessity for

my learners and its cost effective for my school.

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The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future

The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
This year’s “The Learning Curve” report from Pearson takes a look at education across the globe. One of the main things the report does is rank the world’s educational systems (which we’ll talk about in a different post). What I find even more interesting is the focus on what skills current students need to meet …

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 7, 2014 7:36 PM

This year’s “The Learning Curve” report from Pearson takes a look at education across the globe. One of the main things the report does is rank the world’s educational systems (which we’ll talk about in a different post). What I find even more interesting is the focus on what skills current students need to meet the ever changing needs of the global market, and some potential ways to address shortcomings in our collective educational systems.


ChristopherBell's curator insight, June 12, 2014 8:24 PM

Interesting that Pearson feels compelled to 'Rank the world's educational systems' when they are supplying so much of the world's schools with curriculum - ironic?

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The Learning and Thinking Skills of The 21st Century Students | Infographic

The Learning and Thinking Skills of The 21st Century Students | Infographic | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

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Sana Sakale's curator insight, June 9, 2014 1:50 AM

Learning and Thinking Skills of the 21st Century Learners

Claudine Provencher's curator insight, June 11, 2014 4:41 AM

Creative and effective way to see how different kinds of literacy combine together.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 3, 2015 3:13 AM

Teachers need to recognise these necessary skills. Many of these skills are now evident in the Australian Curriculum

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The British Library

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The British Library’s collections on Flickr Commons offer access to millions of public domain images, which we encourage you to explore and re-use. The release of these collections into the public...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 21, 2014 4:56 PM


The British Library’s collections on Flickr Commons offer access to millions of public domain images, which we encourage you to explore and re-use. The release of these collections into the public...


Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, March 22, 2014 1:20 PM

Great resources for visual application

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7 Unconventional Behaviors Of Inspiring Leaders

7 Unconventional Behaviors Of Inspiring Leaders | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Exceptional leaders are not always perfect, and sometimes downright quirky. But they display a set of behaviors that make them admired and loved. Here is a look at seven rare ones.

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Denis Fortier's curator insight, February 23, 2014 2:04 PM

Listening is tough but hearing is even tougher.

Madhav Sharma's curator insight, February 24, 2014 8:49 PM

How many have you come across, I have come across one in Jet Airways, who always asked this question Why ? and How ? made us think and  helped us to win. 

Angela Watkins's curator insight, March 15, 2014 9:15 PM

http://angelawatkins57.blogspot.com - http://pinterest.com/angeladwatkins

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The Maker Movement and the Rebirth of Constructionism - Hybrid Pedagogy

The Maker Movement and the Rebirth of Constructionism - Hybrid Pedagogy | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
The culmination of my quest for more powerful learning grounded in theory and research came when recently I conducted an experiment in pushing constructionism into the digital age.

 

Constructionism is based on two types of construction. First, it asserts that learning is an active process, in which people actively construct knowledge from their experience in the world. People don’t get ideas; they make them. This aspect of construction comes from the constructivist theory of knowledge development by Jean Piaget. To Piaget’s concept, Papert added another type of construction, arguing that people construct new knowledge with particular effectiveness when they are engaged in constructing personally meaningful products.

Imagine my surprise and joy when I realized that I had arrived at constructionism prior to knowing that such a theory even existed. I believe that thousands of other educators are unknowingly working within the constructionist paradigm as well. Although many within the Maker movement are aware that it has it’s roots in constructionism, the movement is gaining impressive momentum without the majority of Makers realizing that there is a strong theoretical foundation behind their work.

 

After I came to understand this connection between my practices and the supporting theoretical framework I was better able to focus and refine my practice. Even more importantly, I felt more confident and powerful in forging ahead with further experiments in the learning situations I design for my learners.

 


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Leah Lesley Christensen's curator insight, February 28, 2014 2:20 AM

Yes, I agree !

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, February 28, 2015 4:54 PM

Includes a great podcast

Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, February 28, 2015 6:58 PM

We learn by doing, so teaching should ask us to do.

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Cyber-Security Practice: Learn it in one week

Cyber-Security Practice: Learn it in one week | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
. . Read, think, learn and share over Social Media… Security is everyone's responsibility! We are ALL responsible for the Internet's future! . ===> "Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only t...

 


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6 Tips for Becoming a Successful Blogger

Being a Blogger is easy, all your need to do is start a new Blog and start writing. Simple is int it? But have you ever thought what it takes to become a successful Blogger? How Bloggers make thousands of dollars every month? Well, answer is dedication, passion and most important they are serious about Blogging.

Lots of people try to earn money online but very few gets success. One of the best ways of earning online is blogging. Blogging is one of the best career opportunity these days. Blogging needs lots of hard work, research and long working hours. But one thing came into my mind can everyone get success in Blogging? If yes, why still many bloggers fail and give up their Blogging. Why many blogs get into parked page after a year and many people, don’t even bother renewing their Blog? The answer is the lack of passion and motivation.
WHAT IS TAKES TO BECOME A SUCCESS FUL BLOGGER?

1. You have writing skills:-

If you have great writing skills, you can become a successful blogger. Writing is the basic skill for becoming a blogger. Your blog readership will depend on how good your writing skills are. When I’m talking about writing, it doesn’t mean writing like an expert, but write like an individual. You are not writing for a book or a newspaper, as they are different. See the editorial page of a newspaper or a magazine, and that’s the exact kind of writing which I’m talking about.

How to write article for your readers
How to write creative article for your readers
Ten tip to improve your writing skills
2. You are disciplined:-

Although every work or profession needs to be disciplined but a blogger should be more disciplined. A blogger should work according to a time-table. It should divide into writing posts, commenting on other blogs and social networking promotion. If you want loyal readers, then you have to post regularly on your blog. If you do not blog regularly, then you will lose your readers.

Eight important pieces of advice for Professional Blogger
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3. You are willing to learn:-

A blogger should always be ready to learn. I m still a learner. I read a lot of other blogs to gain more knowledge. Mostly bloggers share their experiences so that others can learn from them. So do spend some time to read other blogs so that you can increase your knowledge. I’m sure you are one of those who are willing to learn, and that’s why you are here. But even you achieve few goals and get initial success, don’t quit reading. Reading is an essential requirement which will help you to stay updated with the latest information.
4. You are good communicator:-

You can become a successful blogger if you are a good communicator. Some people think that a blogger’s work is over after writing the article. But they are wrong. The main work starts after the completion of the article. A blogger needs to promote that article on social networking sites and then he should also reply to all the comments he got on his article. You need a good communication skills for this. So improve your communication skills if you want to become a successful blogger.
5. You are willing to work hard:-

We have discussed earlier that hard work is the basis for becoming the successful blogger. A blogger has to work day and night to find new ideas and then he has to active on all the social networking sites to promote his blog. You don’t have to stress yourself with too much of work, rather use your time smartly and delegate time-consuming work to your virtual staff.
6. You are a creative person:-

It’s not necessary that every blogger should be a creative person, but it’s certainly an advantage for you. Creativity is one the most important part of writing. Creative articles always attract the attention of readers. It helps you to stand out from the rest.
Bonus: 7) You don’t make stupid mistakes:

Excuse me for my word, but I know as a newbie Blogger, we all make mistakes, and we learn from it. But the real deal is instead of making mistakes, learn from mistakes made by others which will help you to avoid those silly mistakes. Here are few articles, which will guide you few of the stupid mistakes a newBie blogger makes:

Top 21 Blogging mistake that can ruin your Blog
Five mistakes to avoid to become a successful Blogger
Eight things I wish I knew before I started Blogging

These are the qualities you should have if you want to become a blogger. As I said earlier anyone can become a blogger if he have these qualities. Please do add your thoughts in the comments section.
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Internet Safety for Adults

Internet Safety for Adults | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

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Trends | Infographic: Apps and Education

Trends | Infographic: Apps and Education | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Provided By: OnlineColleges.net...

 

Gust MEES: please accept my Critical-Thinking again! Education makes a great publishing with Infographics and Blogs, BUT they forget every time to consider "IT-Security" and "Privacy" which I start to... sorry... I am from Europe, we take it more serious...

 

Check here for better protection on "Privacy" and also "IT-Security:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free?tag=App+Advisor+by+secure.me

 

 


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