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elearn Magazine: Army eEducation: The distance learning approach

elearn Magazine: Army eEducation: The distance learning approach | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
There are a growing number of military officers vying for a finite number of seats for their mid-level professional education. The vast improvements in distance learning technology provide a solution...
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Can Leadership be Learned?

Can Leadership be Learned? | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
This week I had the honor of hosting General John E. Michel in my podcast Leading Beyond the Status Quo to tackle the question; Can leadership be lear...
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TeachersPayTeachers.com - An Open Marketplace for Original Lesson Plans and Other Teaching Resources

TeachersPayTeachers.com - An Open Marketplace for Original Lesson Plans and Other Teaching Resources | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
TeachersPayTeachers.com -- 900,000+ free and priced teaching resources created by teachers for instant download including lesson plans, unit plans, novel

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Great Leaders Do Not Walk on Water | QSB Insight

Great Leaders Do Not Walk on Water | QSB Insight | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it

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The Difference Between Gamification And Game-Based Learning

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En una sociedad apasionante...la Educación de siempre, ha dejado de interesar!

En una sociedad apasionante...la Educación de siempre, ha dejado de interesar! | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it

Estoy diciendo que es inconcebible que la escuela como lo conocíamos hasta ahora vaya a continuar. Inconcebible.

Los niños y niñas, los estudiantes de las universidades … no van a sentarse en silencio en la escuela y escuchar a un profesor que les dará conocimiento predigerido. Creo que van a rebelarse “. -…y si ellos no se atreven, deberemos hacerlo la sociedad, basta de engaños!.


Pero quizás hay esperanza en el aprendizaje conl cultivo natural informal fuera de la academia pura por el surgimiento de innumerables tendencias de aprendizaje hacinamiento el paisaje del siglo 21o un aprendizaje-tendencias que hacen de los libros de texto un robot para programar, de los docentes, unos seguidores del “amo”, de las familias, ejemplos claros de “miedo escénico”…de los gobernantes…personajes que no tienen sentido en la actualidad…

 


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The Best Web-based Audio Recording and Editing Tools for Teachers and Students

The Best Web-based Audio Recording and Editing Tools for Teachers and Students | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
April 6, 2014
In today's post I am sharing with you a bunch of useful web tools that you can use with your students to record and share audio clips. One of the pluses about these tools besides...

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AppMakr Market

AppMakr Market | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it

Make your own app. No coding needed.

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5 Simple Tools For Teachers To Create And Publish Apps Of Their Own

5 Simple Tools For Teachers To Create And Publish Apps Of Their Own | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
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The Homeschool Club Daily

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The Homeschool Club Daily, by The Homeschool Club: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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Good Leaders are Made of These: Who am I to Disagree?

Good Leaders are Made of These: Who am I to Disagree? | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
As I am soon to reach the milestone of 10 years working in the NHS, I thought I would reflect back on one of the most pivotal factors that has influenced my overall experience: Leadership. I approa...

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A leader is nothing to do with rank. Leadership is a choice. Anyone who puts their self interest aside to protect the people next to them and improve things around them is a leader. It is therefore important to note that not all people in authority are leaders. Some are there entirely to look out for no one else but themselves. This is not leadership.

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iPad & Apps

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Dandelion Magazine: A resource for Bay Area and Sacramento families of children with special needs

 

www.spanish-school-herradura.com/online-spanish

Professional and Personal Online Spanish for Children and Teenagers

#FlippedClassroom #BlendedLearning #Ipad


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Sonja Hartemink e-learning Spanish's curator insight, April 6, 9:01 AM

I'm in my office tapping away on my computer, and can hear sounds coming from the other side of the door: clinks from my husband washing dinner dishes, and chirps from my son Leo's iPad as he happily entertains himself.

 

"Happily entertains himself" is not a phrase I use casually. While Leo is absolutely one of the happiest kids you'll ever meet, he is also autistic, and does best with 24/7 supervision and support. So for him to independently busy himself with that iPad is ... kind of a big deal. iPads are kind of a big deal for many kids with special needs.

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To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
Why haven't education reform efforts amounted to much? Because they start with the wrong problem, says John Abbott, director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative. Overhauling the educational paradigm means replacing the metaphor — the concept of the world and its inhabitants as machine-like entities — that has shaped the education system, as well as many other aspects of our culture.
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Is It Time To Change How We Teach Math?

Is It Time To Change How We Teach Math? | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
Personalized learning is something that educators of all kinds are striving for. A teacher who can make learning real, relevant, and appropriate for each student in their class is one who can see amazing successes and empowered students.

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9 Big Issues Students Are Grappling With Right Now

9 Big Issues Students Are Grappling With Right Now | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
Whether this is your first year teaching and you’re right out of school or you’ve been teaching for 30 years, the students sitting in your classroom are facing a different type of classroom than you had as a student.

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The nine might be only the beginning of the list. What else can be added? The digital gap comes to mind.

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Passion-Based Learning, Week 7: Audience Is Everything

Passion-Based Learning, Week 7: Audience Is Everything | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
Principal Matt Renwick is sharing weekly reflections about an afternoon computer club he and a teacher are sponsoring as an enrichment activity. See Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

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5 Language Learning Concepts You Need to Understand to Raise a Bilingual Child

5 Language Learning Concepts You Need to Understand to Raise a Bilingual Child | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
How can you help your child become bilingual? Understanding these five concepts will make it much easier!

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Sonja Hartemink e-learning Spanish's curator insight, April 10, 5:14 AM

An interesting article with tips about how to teach Spanish to children.

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Professional and Personal Online Spanish for Children and Teenagers:

www.spanish-school-herradura.com/online-spanish

After running a Spanish Language School in the South of Spain, teaching foreign families for many years, we have developed Online courses, to make our good quality product available to a lot more children, teenagers and adults. We have developed a virtual platform, with interactive learning materials, blog, fora, online library and online medium, for one-on-one evaluations with qualified Spanish native teachers in Spain. Feel free to contact me for more information: sonja@spanish-school-herradura.com

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Develop Better Thinking Through Better Questions - Moving Beyond the Who, What, When, Where, & Why

Develop Better Thinking Through Better Questions - Moving Beyond the Who, What, When, Where, & Why | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it

How to encourage and promote classroom discussions


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How To Overcome The iPad Learning Curve - Teachers With Apps

How To Overcome The iPad Learning Curve - Teachers With Apps | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it

" Technology can make life a lot easier in the classroom. In the past criticism was often aimed at new technology coming into the classroom, recent advances in tech have made drastic changes to the learning environment.


This has actually been the case for numerous generations. When televisions were introduced to schools and kindergartens, many people were outraged at the invasion of technology into the educational process but of course, television became an integral part of the learning process. It is therefore fair to say that when used properly, tablets such as the iPad can be used effectively in the classroom."


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«Los colegios no pueden obligar a los niños de doce años a leer El Quijote y La Celestina»

«Los colegios no pueden obligar a los niños de doce años a leer El Quijote y La Celestina» | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
«La falta de comprensión lectora es un problema hereditario»

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25 Ways To Use Pinterest In The Classroom

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25 Ways To Use Pinterest In The Classroom According To Bloom's Revised Taxonomy
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Online Spanish » Spanish School Spain

Online Spanish » Spanish School Spain | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
Professional and Personal Spanish Courses for children and teenagers, evaluated by qualified and experienced Spanish native teachers in Spain. Through virtual educational platform. Blended Learning
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The Learning Revolution Conference

The Learning Revolution Conference | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce the Learning Revolution Conference, online and free, April 21 - 25, 2014. Our goal is to bring together people who are thinking abou…
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How Technology Is Changing The Skills We Need To Learn

How Technology Is Changing The Skills We Need To Learn | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it

"Clearly, we use technology to do things for us that we no longer are doing for ourselves and that means certain abilities degenerate. Yet, it also means that we are freeing up cognitive energy for other things."


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Steve Hargadon: Escaping the Education Matrix

Steve Hargadon: Escaping the Education Matrix | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
“People are almost in this Matrix-like existence,” says education thought-leader Steve Hargadon. “They don’t question schooling. How do you tell a story that opens the door to rethinking what people have believed for decades? So much in their lives depends on that story being what they think it is. How do you tell a new story that involves people reclaiming their destinies, children not being defective, and learning not being owned by one organization?”
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Open Access Maps at NYPL

Open Access Maps at NYPL | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it
The Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division is very proud to announce the release of more than 20,000 cartographic works as high resolution downloads. We believe these maps have no known US copyright restrictions.*
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7 Tips for Rookie Bloggers!

7 Tips for Rookie Bloggers! | Digital Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Scoop.it

Yesterday I was thrilled to hear from a friend and valued member of my PLN, Bobbi Capwell. She published an insightful guest post to share struggles, experiences and advice about becoming a blogger. Her post is sure to inspire educators to blog!

 

 


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