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10 Student Suggestions for Surviving Online Group Assignments - Online College.org

10 Student Suggestions for Surviving Online Group Assignments - Online College.org | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Review this advice from online students about how to best work on group assignments. Communication, collaboration, and cooperation are key.
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Great ideas!

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Examining Open Education

Examining Open Education | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
This past week, I had the chance to delve deeper into the idea of open education and open education resources (OER) thanks to both #ETMOOC and the #MediaLabCourse. Before this week, I hadn't spent ...
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Great summary of k12 open learning, coding ideas and being an open educator

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If Philosophers Could Tweet (Jonathan Toews)

If Philosophers Could Tweet (Jonathan Toews) | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Many great philosophers have existed over time. Many have given us the framework for what we consider philosophy to be, today. For my project on human nature, I decided to step into their shoes; li...
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Resiliency, Risk, and a Good Compass: Tools for the Coming Chaos | Wired Business | Wired.com

Resiliency, Risk, and a Good Compass: Tools for the Coming Chaos | Wired Business | Wired.com | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Diver, entrepreneur, investor, author, occasional DJ, and head of MIT’s Media Lab, Joi Ito is a man in constant motion around the world, spreading his ideas about the Internet and technology–and absorbing just as much in the process.
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Practical Steps: How to Help Students Succeed in eLearning

Practical Steps: How to Help Students Succeed in eLearning | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
eLearning offers students the opportunity to find the right mix of educational tools to help our employees maximize the learning experience.

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Great emphasis on different styles of learning - anywhere

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Open Educational Resources - by Stephen Downes

Presentation on Open Educational Resources (OER) at Brandon Hall. Talks about licenses, content models, funding models, some major initiatives, and more.

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Great addition to #etmooc this week

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14 recommendations for taming the ‘wild, wild West’ of ed tech | eSchool News

14 recommendations for taming the ‘wild, wild West’ of ed tech | eSchool News | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
A disruptive factor exists today in educational technology, according to a new report, because while virtual schools, personal digital devices, and open-source materials are transforming education, these forces are still fragmented and rapidly...
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Playing To Learn -- THE Journal

Playing To Learn -- THE Journal | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Imagine a school where the kids play iPad games to learn about genetics or take on the personas of ghosts to learn about the American Revolution.
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edcMOOC Adventure

A digital artifact produced for the MOOC course on eLearning & Digital Cultures, offered by the University of Edinburgh, February 2013
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Great video about connectivism and learning in a MOOC

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Attention Please....

Attention Please.... | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
The beauty of watching a recorded etmooc session, means that I can stop half way in and respond to ideas whilst they are fresh before returning to the session. As I write this I am 26 minutes into ...
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Twitter / hughtheteacher : Education doesn't need to be ...

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for the love of learning: Here's what learning looks like

for the love of learning: Here's what learning looks like | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, March 15, 2013 11:03 PM

WOW.  Precious in every way.  The initial fear and self talk is something.  And then............defeat!  ; )

 

David Hain's curator insight, March 16, 2013 3:40 AM

Nice video and good lessons drawn.

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'Binge Learning' is Online Education's Killer App

'Binge Learning' is Online Education's Killer App | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Online education will succeed because it allows students to mercilessly indulge their interests---to binge on learning. Because binge learning conserves the mental resources associated with exercis...
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I love BInge Learning- totally addicted.

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Joichi Ito: MIT Media Lab -- from a container to a network

Joichi Ito: MIT Media Lab -- from a container to a network | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Joichi Ito talks about his unique approach to innovation in the age of internet. Ito shares his 9 principles which include 'risk over safety', ' practice over theory', and 'disobedience over compliance'.
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Open Badges and Proficiency-Based Education: A Path to a New Age of Enlightenment - Transhumanity.net

Open Badges and Proficiency-Based Education: A Path to a New Age of Enlightenment - Transhumanity.net | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Badges 101 Badge A major and tremendously promising opportunity has emerged to achieve a new Age of Enlightenment through technology and to enable large numbers of people to desire, seek out, and enjoy learning.
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Minding mapping in the Social Media Classroom

Minding mapping in the Social Media Classroom | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Mindmapping is a big feature of Howard Rheingold’s course – Towards a Literacy of Cooperation. We are not only expected to collaboratively mindmap in the live sessions…. ...... but also the first i...

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 2, 2013 12:18 PM

These are the kind of tools we need to make digital technology effective in our classrooms.

Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, March 2, 2013 6:37 AM

This article answers effectively the one main question: what is mindmapping? A good read!

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EdTechWeekly#204 - Rhizomatic Learning & Battling the Positivists

November 6, 2011 Jen & Jeff grill Dave on Rhizomatic Learning as he prepares for his featured week for Change 11 and continues his ongoing battle against pos...
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Battle against positivists

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Finland's School System - Infographic

Finland's School System - Infographic | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it - Secular Curated News & ViewsSee on Finland's School System Inforgraphic
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Decoding Digital Pedagogy, pt. 2: (Un)Mapping the Terrain | Digital Pedagogy | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Decoding Digital Pedagogy, pt. 2: (Un)Mapping the Terrain | Digital Pedagogy | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | The Open Classroom - Open Learningk12 | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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Really appreciate this new post by @Jessifer on digital pedagogy. It's not new- it's what's happening everywhere.

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