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How to Deal with Information Overload

How to Deal with Information Overload | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
I have recently read a great book by Clay Johnson called The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption. In this book Clay talked about the information overload we are subject to and he...
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Ally Greer's curator insight, March 19, 2013 2:18 AM

25% of the workweek managing emails, also known as 560 hours per year. That is frightening.

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Hudson science teacher suspended for using cell jammer

Hudson science teacher suspended for using cell jammer | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
A Hudson science teacher was suspended without pay for taking a class experiment a little too far.
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I'm totally and irrationally in love with Google Photos

I'm totally and irrationally in love with Google Photos | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
When Google announced its new Photos service, I was skeptical. Why would anyone give their entire photo library to Google, a company infamous for mining data for ads?! How could…
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Scott School Creativity Camp | Stop Motion Animation

Scott School Creativity Camp is going on June 22-26 from 8-11am. Sessions are still available and filling up fast. To register, go to http://scottcc15.eventbrite.com ...
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Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Chrome may be the best browser around, but it eats up your PC’s RAM like turkey on Thanksgiving. If you’ve ever looked at your task manager, you’ve probably flipped out at the sheer number of Chrome processes and the memory they hog. Here’s why Chrome uses so much RAM, and how to curb its gluttony. The Best Web Browser for Windows The Best Web Browser for Windows The Best Web Browser for Windows The battle for best browser on Windows is especially close, but we have to pick Google Chrome for… Re
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The only technique to learn something new

The only technique to learn something new | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
I had a friend who wanted to get better at painting. But she thought she had to be in Paris, with all the conditions right. She never made it to Paris. Now she sits in a cubicle under fluorescent lights, filling out paperwork all day.
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SNMinc WebGems's curator insight, May 18, 9:39 AM

"Don't force yourself to learn something if you don't want to or it's not a natural talent."

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Why Man Creates: A Saul Bass Gem from 1968

Why Man Creates: A Saul Bass Gem from 1968 | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
I love iconic graphic designer Saul Bass and have a soft spot for luminaries' musings on the nature of creativity.

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Penn runner's depression masked on social media

Penn runner's depression masked on social media | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
On Instagram, Madison Holleran's life looked ideal: Star athlete, bright student, beloved friend. But the photos hid the reality of someone struggling to go on.
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Physical Education in schools in 1960's - #JFKChallenge - YouTube

PE 50 years ago...compare to today! Help us bring quality PE back to our schools. Full documentary film coming Summer 2016. Support the film at https://www.i...
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Video Provides Rare Glimpse Into Plano ISD Calm Room

Video Provides Rare Glimpse Into Plano ISD Calm Room | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
A five-month-long probe by NBC 5 Investigates has caught the Plano Independent School District and a teacher breaking state rules.
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11 years ago today, someone named Mark Zuckerberg appeared on CNBC to discuss a social - YouTube

11 years ago today, someone named Mark Zuckerberg appeared on CNBC to discuss a social network that had 100,000 users. o u missed the joke man...like totally...
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Sketchnotes by Sylvia Duckworth on Flipboard

Sketchnotes by Sylvia Duckworth on Flipboard | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
By dougpete | A collection of images creatively made by Sylvia Duckworth

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 27, 5:40 AM

Par @dougpete | A collection of images creatively made by Sylvia Duckworth


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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, April 29, 2:58 AM

Sylvia Duckworth has a wonderful collection of Sketchnotes images on Flipboard ... well worth v iewing.

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Cover Story: “Playdate” - The New Yorker

Cover Story: “Playdate” - The New Yorker | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
“I hope Bill Gates doesn’t screw it up!” my daughter said, when she and seven hundred trillion other kids heard that Microsoft bought Minecraft.
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Haunting chalkboard drawings, frozen in time for 100 years, discovered in Oklahoma school

Haunting chalkboard drawings, frozen in time for 100 years, discovered in Oklahoma school | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The Oklahoma City School District will work to preserve the chalkboards which carry lessons on pilgrims.
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Governor Chris Christie calls for end of Common Core in New Jersey

Governor Chris Christie calls for end of Common Core in New Jersey | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is calling for an end to the Common Core standards in New Jersey, saying that the system isn't working for students in the state.
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Evers statement on JFC budget action | Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Evers statement on JFC budget action | Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers issued the following statement on action by the Joint Committee on Finance on the 2015-17 education budget.
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Minecon Panel Submission London 2015 - Creativity with Redstone Panel

This is my official panel application for Minecon London 2015. Everyone that wants to apply has to submit a one minute video pitch. So here is mine.
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Kids in the Maker Movement — Kids & Family | Make:

Kids in the Maker Movement — Kids & Family | Make: | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
A kids’ Maker Movement is building momentum. Kid Makerspaces have been increasingly cropping up, ensuring that kids are involved in the Maker Movement.
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Cobb teacher accused of putting boy with autism in trash can

Cobb teacher accused of putting boy with autism in trash can | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
A veteran Cobb County special education teacher is accused of putting a second-grader with autism in a trash can, saying his behavior was similar to Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street, according to school system police.
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Periscopes, pirates, and pugilists: the battle between TV and live streaming apps - The Verge

Despite its billing as the mega-fight everyone had been waiting for, last Saturday’s boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao was decidedly lacking in action. For 12 rounds Pretty...
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Las Vegas: Betting On New Teachers But Coming Up Short

Las Vegas: Betting On New Teachers But Coming Up Short | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The crowded and fast-growing district is facing a severe teacher shortage.
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Google's Chromebooks Are A Hit With Schools - TechCrunch

Google's Chromebooks Are A Hit With Schools - TechCrunch | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
During its earnings call this week, Google announced that it -- and its partners -- sold a million Chromebooks to schools in the last quarter. Overall PC..

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Dropbox announces new commenting feature for the Web app

Dropbox announces new commenting feature for the Web app | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
As of today, April 28, Dropbox users can enjoy the benefit of a new commenting feature for the Web app. The update is expected to be coming to the mobile app soon.
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