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Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead
Lots of us are enthralled with the possibilities that technology avails our students to in the classroom, but those making big decisions about what students have access to and what they can do need to know the possibilities social technology offers us in the way of leadership.
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Alternative Learning Place

Alternative Learning Places (ALPs) will be centers that are devoted to activities that children would like to learn to do. All of the activities will be used as a vehicle for improvement in the basic cognitive learning skills.
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Credentials: The New DIY Project

Credentials: The New DIY Project | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
For the last couple of years, on this blog and in the work we do with groups around the country, we have been talking about the disappearance of formal education’s “monopolies” on content distri...
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After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses

After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
Bowing to the competition online, the encyclopedia's publisher said the 2010 edition, a 32-volume set that weighs in at 129 pounds, would be the last.
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Edmodo Makes the Move from Social Network to Education Platform

Edmodo Makes the Move from Social Network to Education Platform | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
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Slide Show | Times Photographs of the Civil Rights Era

Slide Show | Times Photographs of the Civil Rights Era | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
We close Black History Month with a slide show of 17 Times photos from the civil rights era hand-chosen for The Learning Network.
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Charts and Diagrams Drawn by Famous Authors - Flavorwire

Charts and Diagrams Drawn by Famous Authors - Flavorwire | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill...
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Football Stadium | text2cloud

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Football Stadium | text2cloud | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
A visual exploration of how the place of physical education at the university has changed over the past two hundred years. What does taking the bird’s eye view allow us to see?
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How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple | MindShift

How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple | MindShift | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
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Use Game-Based Learning to Teach Civics | Edutopia

Use Game-Based Learning to Teach Civics | Edutopia | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
Blogger Andrew Miller visits the world of game-based learning to help civics students get a feel for how government really works.
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Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Voice and Visual Vowels

Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Voice and Visual Vowels | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
Innovative design crosses over all aspects of education. The American Society for Innovation Design in Education, or ASIDE, seeks to infuse curriculum with new approaches to teaching and thinking.
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Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know | MindShift

Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know | MindShift | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
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How-To-Guide: Recording Audio Files and Generating QR Codes | Langwitches Blog

How-To-Guide: Recording Audio Files and Generating QR Codes | Langwitches Blog | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
I shared a very successful collaboration between our Art teacher and Language Arts teacher in a previous post titled Transliteracy: QR Codes and Art as well as at several conferences and workshops I was leading in the past few months.
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Personalization vs Differentiation vs Individualization | Rethinking Learning - Barbara Bray

Personalization vs Differentiation vs Individualization | Rethinking Learning - Barbara Bray | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey developed a chart that explains the differences between personalization, differentiation, and individualization.
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On Twitter: To Follow or Not to Follow | Edutopia

On Twitter: To Follow or Not to Follow | Edutopia | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
Blogger Nick Provenzano offers his three basic rules for keeping teacher-student Twitter communications reasonable and appropriate.
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Home | ReadKiddoRead.com

Find great books for your children or the children you teach. The #1 bestselling author James Pattersons site guides you through titles, reviews, and exclusive content on the books children will love, and readies you when they ask for more.
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Write This Down: Note-Taking Strategies for Academic Success

Write This Down: Note-Taking Strategies for Academic Success | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, we published an article on study tips to help you ace your exams. In that post, I mentioned the possibility of doing a follow-up article on note-taking, and many of you requested that I make that happen.
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Guest post: iBooks and iPads for Education. Plus ça change… | Open attitude.

Guest post: iBooks and iPads for Education. Plus ça change… | Open attitude. | Using Technology to Change the Way we Lead | Scoop.it
We don't need to equip students with $600 iPads so they can download iBooks. Buy them a $300 laptop so they can consume and produce content with ease.
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