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Education in the information age: is technology making us stupid?

Education in the information age: is technology making us stupid? | Technology for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

A recent study suggests that our modern lifestyles are making us “less intelligent” than our ancestors, at least at a genetic level. This research echoes concerns Einstein had when he supposedly said,

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://theconversation.edu.au/education-in-the-information-age-is-technology-making-us-stupid-10844

 


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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 2, 2012 3:15 PM
Thanks Gust, great post.
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GrammarCheck.net – Free Online Grammar Checker

GrammarCheck.net – Free Online Grammar Checker | Technology for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Check your grammar for free on our site. Check whole documents or just a few sentences.

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Teacher Reviewed Educational Apps for 2012 | We Are Teachers

Teacher Reviewed Educational Apps for 2012 | We Are Teachers | Technology for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

 

 

 

Reviews and best practices from teachers who have used apps:

 

 

 

 

- Instructional Support Apps

- Educational Reference Apps

- Critical Thinking Apps

- Early Learning Apps

- Elementary Reading Apps

- Elementary Math Apps

- High School English Apps

- High School Math Apps


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7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology [Infographic]

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology [Infographic] | Technology for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

November 30, 2012 by Angela Maiers

 

Love this great post from the folks at Always Prepared entitled: ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology‘ and the infographic it inspired from Mark Bates. Both highlight “The Habitudes” of educators who are effectively using technology to enhance and impact teaching and learning. Hat tip to Shawn McCusker for this awesome Twitter find!

 

A MUST read:

http://www.angelamaiers.com/2012/11/7-habits-of-highly-effective-teachers-who-use-technology.html

 


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jillyfrees's curator insight, December 13, 2012 11:22 PM

A very useful Top 7 for E-champions and E-mentors...

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Applicable to all learners, whether students or teachers or carrerists. 

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we don't want to be left behind

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Students Want Social Media in Schools

Students Want Social Media in Schools | Technology for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Our students are expecting to be able to use social media applications and tools in their regular school lives. It's only a matter of time before schools can no longer function without it.

 

This infographic featured on Mindshift has more.


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Guide to Using Free Apps to Support Higher Order Thinking Skills

Guide to Using Free Apps to Support Higher Order Thinking Skills | Technology for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker have published an eBook titled Hot Apps 4 HOTS: A Guide to Using Free Apps to Support Higher Order Thinking Skills.

 

The book includes nine step-by-step activities that focus on each level of Bloom's taxonomy and includes loads of links to further resources.

 

Like the title says, Lisa and Yolanda write about free apps and most of them work on both iPads and iPod touches.


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