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Given Tablets but No Teachers, Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves | MIT Technology Review

Given Tablets but No Teachers, Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves | MIT Technology Review | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results.
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The Promise of Competency-Based Credentials

The Promise of Competency-Based Credentials | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
We passed an important milestone this month as the University of Southern New Hampshire's "College for America" program became the first competence-based higher education program to become eligible for federal financial aid.
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The More You Automate, The Less You Curate: Sense-Making Requires Manual Effort

The More You Automate, The Less You Curate: Sense-Making Requires Manual Effort | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it

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Martin Gysler's comment, May 15, 2013 4:57 AM
Yes Deborah, I totally agree with you.
Robin Martin's comment, May 15, 2013 10:28 AM
Absolutely agree!
Robin Martin's comment, May 15, 2013 10:28 AM
Absolutely agree!
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Wibbitz - Text to Video via @CogDog

Wibbitz - Text to Video via @CogDog | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Very cool tool that convers RSS feeds into videos. Thanks Alan, for the link! via Wibbitz - Text to Video.
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Online-Learning Portal Allows Educators to Create Adaptive Content - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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ED366 learning contract - prior to student input

ED366 learning contract - prior to student input | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
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Alternative Forms of Assessment - Self Regulated Learning

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Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: The Crux of the Implementation Gap: Strategies Should Support LEARNING, not Assessment

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ConnectivismEducationLearning - home

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Four Meaningful Ways Students Can Contribute | MindShift

Four Meaningful Ways Students Can Contribute  | MindShift | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Getty Bestselling author and educational expert Alan November's new book Who Owns the Learning?

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Looking forward to reading this one encouraging student ownership of learning.

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I love the idea do student as teacher, designer of personal learning plan, researcher and scribe! This looks like a good book to read!

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The Battle of Stoney Creek - War of 1812 Field Guide

The Battle of Stoney Creek marked the high tide of the American invasion of Upper Canada in 1813. Find out what crucial bit of intelligence the British may have…
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Food for thought (21): SEDA values - 6. Developing people and processes with Prof. Ranald Mcdonald

Please fill out our short survey about the Food for thought series at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGJXdmJ­kaGJzcVFhemUzVHJlQ3QzR3c6M...
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Just in Case vs Just in Time Learning and PD

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LinkedIn Labs | InMaps - Visualize your LinkedIn network

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15 Online resources for learning web design

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Top 10 TED Talks on Digital Lives for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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#Connectivism: Learning Theory for the Future?

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Connectivism: The pipe is more important than the content within the pipe. Our ability to learn what we need for tomorrow is more important than what we know today.

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Portfolio | Designing School 2.0: New Hampshire | 2 Revolutions | Do What You Love, For Good

Portfolio | Designing School 2.0: New Hampshire | 2 Revolutions | Do What You Love, For Good | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
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Competency-Based Education Advances With U.S. Approval of Program - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Competency-Based Education Advances With U.S. Approval of Program - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
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Competency based learners encourages learners to demonstrate "how" they learned. It gives me (as an educator) a much better idea of "how"  someone learns, what they are struggling with and how they need to be challenged, because I can see evidence of process.

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Why your 8-year-old should be coding

Why your 8-year-old should be coding | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
"I have two kids, nine and six, a boy and a girl. And they're exposed to so much technology. But their schools haven't changed in 50 years. They're teaching the same stuff in different ways."
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Why my 8 year old should be coding....

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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Educators connect with students & parents using Voki animated avatar

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Educational Leadership:Teaching Screenagers:Transforming Education with Technology

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Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Need a Job? Invent It

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Finding a job is so 20th century. That is why young people today need to be more “innovation ready” than “college ready.”
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Talk to Me: The Future of Voice | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Talk to Me: The Future of Voice | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it

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Brad Ovenell-Carter's curator insight, March 21, 2013 12:50 PM

A collection of WIRED pieces on the future of voice interaction with our devices. This will be very disruptive to our current classroom model.

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SXSW Interactive 2012 Opening Presentation - Commentary, Speeches, Video - Don Tapscott

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Don Tapscott opens SXSW Interactive 2012 with his presentation, Rethinking Civilization for the Social Age.
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An Oldie but Goodie...

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Is Minecraft the Ultimate Educational Tool? | Idea Channel | PBS

If you've watched past episodes of Idea Channel, you know we're huge fans of Minecraft. This totally amazing video game allows you to build your own world fr...
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