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Leadership and technology integration in K-12 Schools, inquiry learning, multitasking, brain research- an eclectic mix of topics and posts
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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Will Change Education

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Will Change Education | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
There are two technologies that have really captured the attention of educators as well as futurists. These are artificial intelligence an
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Teachers, education will be One of the next industries to be disrupted. Let's be an Uber not a Kodak.
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School abolishes gendered uniforms

School abolishes gendered uniforms | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
A school in New Zealand has done away with gendered uniforms, replacing them with shorts, a kilt and trousers that can be worn by either sex
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PISA, TIMMS results revealed

PISA, TIMMS results revealed | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
The OECD’s global rankings of schools’ maths, reading and science performance on have been released. The Educator looks at where Australia stands
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Good news for female STEM engagement

Good news for female STEM engagement | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
A new study shows some promising trends for the future of female engagement in STEM education
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SAMR Model Visually Explained for Teachers

SAMR Model Visually Explained for Teachers | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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A remindaer for some, new for others. Can improve grades when you progress to redefinition.
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Emojis in NAPLAN tests spark controversy

Emojis in NAPLAN tests spark controversy | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
NEXT time you complain about how those damn kids these days are glued to their mobile phones, consider pointing your finger at our modernising education system.
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There was a lot of sceptisism when Graphic Media was included as part of English, now mainstream. Is this really any different?
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To Solve Its Hardest Problems, Silicon Valley Turns to Physicists

To Solve Its Hardest Problems, Silicon Valley Turns to Physicists | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
As the technological challenges of tech companies get bigger and badder, a crowd of physicists is moving in on the engineer headcount
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Machine learning will change not only how the world analyzes data but how it builds software. Neural networks are already reinventing image recognition, speech recognition, machine translation, and the very nature of software interfaces. As Microsoft’s Chris Bishop says, software engineering is moving from handcrafted code based on logic to machine learning models based on probability and uncertainty.
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How to use Apple Pay on your Mac with macOS Sierra | Cult of Mac

How to use Apple Pay on your Mac with macOS Sierra | Cult of Mac | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Apple Pay arrived on Mac with macOS Sierra. Here's how you can use it on your iMac or MacBook. You'll be spending money in no time!
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Technologies That Will Define the Classroom of the Future

Technologies That Will Define the Classroom of the Future | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
What innovative technologies that have recently appeared will soon reside in the future classrooms?
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6 Big Ways Tech Is Rewriting Society's Rules

6 Big Ways Tech Is Rewriting Society's Rules | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Technology is advancing so rapidly that we will experience radical changes in society not only in our lifetimes but in the coming years. We have... read more
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This may be the world our student should will be living in.
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Corporate boards: Women twice as likely to have professional tech experience as men - TechRepublic

Corporate boards: Women twice as likely to have professional tech experience as men - TechRepublic | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
While men still outnumber women on corporate boards of directors, in almost every industry female directors had more tech experience than their male counterparts, according to a recent study by Accenture.
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Seven Surprising Benefits of Maker Spaces

Seven Surprising Benefits of Maker Spaces | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Noted experts Carrie and Alton Barron explain one of the single most important ways a librarian can point patrons to optimal intellectual and emotional experiences.
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How to Design a Classroom Built on Inquiry, Openness and Trust

How to Design a Classroom Built on Inquiry, Openness and Trust | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
It can be overwhelming, frightening and even discouraging to try and shift the culture of your classroom, especially when no one else around you seems to think
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This has some practical strategies to get started
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Barbara McCombs's curator insight, August 6, 2016 8:57 AM
This is the beginning of true learning ...
Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 12, 2016 1:09 AM

Some really useful tips.

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Female leaders join forces to mentor girls in STEM

Female leaders join forces to mentor girls in STEM | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
A new initiative by female leaders to mentor and empower young girls seeking a career in STEM has been announced
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GwynethJones's curator insight, March 25, 9:03 PM

YAY for Mentors!

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Personalised learning ‘harmful’ – experts

Personalised learning ‘harmful’ – experts | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Teaching students according to their individual learning styles should be ditched in favour of evidence-based practice, according to leading scientiststs
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An open-entry to excellence

An open-entry to excellence | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
In today’s cutthroat school market, standing out from your competitors makes all the difference. The Educator speaks to one principal whose school has achieved this with great success
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Why Bill Gates and others think the robot that steals your job should pay taxes - TechRepublic

Why Bill Gates and others think the robot that steals your job should pay taxes - TechRepublic | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence and robotics are poised to disrupt many industries and displace workers. Bill Gates and some European lawmakers believe those robots should be paying income tax.
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Preparing for robots as part of the workforce!
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Invade Classrooms

How Artificial Intelligence Will Invade Classrooms | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence can predict when a student will succeed, fail and even die — with scary accuracy.
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Heavy Screen Time Rewires Young Brains, For Better And Worse

Heavy Screen Time Rewires Young Brains, For Better And Worse | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Bombarding young mice with video and audio stimulation changes the way the brain develops. But some scientists think those sorts of brain changes could protect kids from stressing out in a busy world.
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This is the world they will live in so better to be adapted to this future 
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World's Largest Education Company Crashes After Dire Warning, Warns Of "Unprecedented" Business Decline | Zero Hedge

World's Largest Education Company Crashes After Dire Warning, Warns Of "Unprecedented" Business Decline | Zero Hedge | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
British education group, and the world's largest education company, Pearson PLC lost a quarter of its market cap in an instant this morning after it issued a dire warning about the state of the textbook business, cut profit forecast, and warned of an "unprecedented" decline in its North American business.
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Student privacy in the digital age

Student privacy in the digital age | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
In the digital age, data privacy has become a key concern for school leaders. Do you know your legal obligations?
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A good reminder article for all school staff
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Private school kids better off, study finds

Private school kids better off, study finds | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Private school students become higher earners, live in wealthier suburbs and are happier than their public school peers, new research has revealed.
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Girls who attended private schools have a wage difference of 17% higher than girls who attend public schools. Curtin study finds.
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Microsoft, Workday to integrate Office 365 and Workday finance, HR apps | ZDNet

Microsoft, Workday to integrate Office 365 and Workday finance, HR apps | ZDNet | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Microsoft's newly-inked integration deal with Workday comes just before Microsoft is expected to launch its own new ERP/financials service, Dynamics 365.
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Biohacking Will Let You Connect Your Body to Anything You Want

Biohacking Will Let You Connect Your Body to Anything You Want | Technology and Leadership in Education | Scoop.it
Singularity University Global Summit is the culmination of the Exponential Conference Series and the definitive place to witness converging exponential technologies and understand how they’ll... read more
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The Technology Lever: Shifting The Learning Paradigm through Personalization - P21

Digital Learning, School Change, Technology, 21st Century Skills, P21, 21st Century Learning
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The student as the primary focus does not create an egocentric, consumer-based perspective; rather, the student is the agent of learning and responsible for both the learning process and the outcomes.
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Barbara McCombs's curator insight, August 6, 2016 8:55 AM
This is a 'must read' for those who want real change.
johanna krijnsen's curator insight, August 13, 2016 7:40 AM
'The transference of the teaching role to facilitator, the designed personalised learning structures will overcome the traditional units, credit hours, and seat time and the limitations of walls in buildings.'