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Shimon Schocken: The self-organizing computer course

Another great talk on self-directed learning through a MOOC (often with community support) which also demos a great tablet based discovery/adaptive approach to teaching maths. The whole talk serves as a critique of the test obsessed formal education system. The more I watch talks like this the more I'm convinced formal education is on the cusp of a profound shift in philosophy and approach.


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SnapIt - Screen Capture Software

Capture anything you see on your PC screen! SnapIt is convenient for bloggers who capture and crop images for ther posts, for tech writers who need to describe menus and interfaces of applications, web designers and those who work with graphics every day.

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Online Learning 2012: Six Issues That Refuse to Die

Online Learning 2012: Six Issues That Refuse to Die | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
By Jim Shimabukuro
Editor

As we teeter on the brink of the new year, we're left with more questions than answers. In a way, that's a good thing, considering the makeshift nature of technology i...
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5 Tech Trends to Watch in 2012

5 Tech Trends to Watch in 2012 | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
2012 promises to be a very busy year in all things digital. Here are 5 trends likely to make a big impact in our technologically enhanced lives.
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Active Learning with PowerPoint - DE Oracle

Active Learning with PowerPoint - DE Oracle | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
This article examines simple ways to enhance slide presentations using active learning techniques in online and face-to-face classes. Sample slides are included.
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Media-rich presentations for everybody - Freepath

Media-rich presentations for everybody - Freepath | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
Media-rich presentations are simple and straightforward with Freepath. Just drag, drop and present.
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Margaret Atwood says Twitter, internet boost literacy - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News

Margaret Atwood says Twitter, internet boost literacy - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
Rather than turn our noses up at Twitter, we should celebrate it and the internet as new platforms for instant communication and as drivers of literacy, says CanLit legend Margaret Atwood.
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School computer labs: A bad idea? | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education

School computer labs: A bad idea? | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it

School computer labs: A bad idea?

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Ask a student, how does your teacher learn? - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education.

Ask a student, how does your teacher learn? - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education. | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
"They (educators) need to be able to model
their own learning process for their students.
Ask just about any student how much her teacher knows, and you'll get a quick answer.
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Why do we need to include the use of technology in English language teaching? - brainstorming and voting | tricider

Let´s do some brainstorming and vote for the best ideas. What do you think?
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Teaching Creativity: The Answers Aren't in the Back of the Book

Teaching Creativity: The Answers Aren't in the Back of the Book | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
Teachers imply there are definite answers and that they possess them, a kind of game in which they encourage students to guess the answer in the teacher's head. It might be better played the other way around.
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7 Myths About BYOD Debunked -- THE Journal

7 Myths About BYOD Debunked -- THE Journal | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
Lisa Nielsen, the author of "Teaching Generation Text: Using Cell Phones to Enhance Learning" and "The Innovative Educator" blog, believes it is time to shatter a few myths about students bringing their own devices (BYOD) to school.
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Technology and Child Development: Evidence from One Laptop per Child Program in Peru « Educational Technology Debate

Technology and Child Development: Evidence from One Laptop per Child Program in Peru « Educational Technology Debate | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
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How Online Learning Companies Bought America's Schools | The Nation

How Online Learning Companies Bought America's Schools | The Nation | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
Under the banner of high-tech progress, corporate lobbyists have rammed through legislation privatizing K-12 education across the country—with help from all the key right-wing players.
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eFront Learning: Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning Projects to Watch for 2012

eFront Learning: Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning Projects to Watch for 2012 | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
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Overcoming the Divide Between Curriculum and Technology Leaders

Overcoming the Divide Between Curriculum and Technology Leaders | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
Synchronizing the work of these departments can facilitate more effective digital learning.
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Teaching Online : Pedagogy : Instructional Best Practices Using Technology

Teaching Online : Pedagogy : Instructional Best Practices Using Technology | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it

Teaching Online : Pedagogy : Instructional Best Practices Using Technology

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Active Learning with PowerPoint - DE Oracle

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Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education | MindShift

Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education | MindShift | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it

5 big changes to the future of education. 

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La tecnología y la educación: una dosis de realismo · ELPAÍS.com

La tecnología y la educación: una dosis de realismo · ELPAÍS.com | technology enhancing learning | Scoop.it
En educación existen dos puntos de vista extremos con respecto al uso de la tecnología.
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