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7 Must-Read Books on Education

7 Must-Read Books on Education | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Education is something we’re deeply passionate about, but the fact remains that today’s dominant formal education model is a broken system based on antiquated paradigms. While much has been said and written about education reform over the past couple of years, the issue and the public discourse around it are hardly new phenomena. Today, we round up the most compelling and visionary reading on reinventing education from the past century.
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50 Years of Information Technology

50 Years of Information Technology | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Here is a brief timeline of information technology’s development and influence since the 1958 article from the Harvard Business Review. It demands that the reader keep an open mind about what defines “information technology,” which today includes everything from video games to smartphones to the Internet.

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Stefanie Posavec: Creates her data-viz projects by hand

Stefanie Posavec: Creates her data-viz projects by hand | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Now that there are entire programming languages dedicated to automating data visualization, you couldn't be faulted for assuming that Stefanie Posavec creates her dizzingly intricate infographics with algorithmic help. But you'd be wrong. In this gorgeous video profile by Protein, Posavec reveals that she analyzes and creates her data-viz projects by hand.

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Gotbrainy

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Word defintions with fabulous pictures to go along with them. Create your own and submit them to Got Brainy

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Media Democracy Days Vancouver Nov 11-13

Media Democracy Days Vancouver Nov 11-13 | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Welcome to Media Democracy Days

Bringing together citizens, activists, artists, students, academics, media makers, and policy makers for ten years under a three-pronged approach to dialogue and reform:

Know the Media. Be the Media. Change the Media.
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The world in photos: Vancouver

The world in photos: Vancouver | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. It is the hub of Greater Vancouver, which, with over 2.3 million residents, is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country, and the most populous in Western Canada.
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Welcome to Skype in the classroom | Skype Education

Welcome to Skype in the classroom | Skype Education | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Skype in the classroom is a free community to help teachers everywhere use Skype to help their students learn. It’s a place for teachers to connect with each other, find partner classes and share inspiration. This is a global initiative that was created in response to the growing number of teachers using Skype in their classrooms

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Education Myths That Shape Conferences

Education Myths That Shape Conferences | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Conventional wisdom regarding traditional conference education is well-intentioned and misguided.
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Digital Citizenship:Lesson plans in digital literacy

Digital Citizenship:Lesson plans in digital literacy | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

Media Awareness Network offers resources that help young people develop the digital literacy skills and tools they need to use the Web wisely, safely, and ethically.

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Enquiring Minds from Futurelab

Enquiring Minds from Futurelab | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Enquiring Minds is an approach to teaching and learning, developed by Futurelab, that takes students’ ideas, interests and experiences as its starting point, and provides them with more responsibility for the direction and content of their learning.
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The Seven Deadly Sins that Prevent Creative Thinking | Psychology Today

The Seven Deadly Sins that Prevent Creative Thinking | Psychology Today | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
The seven most common reasons why people are not creative thinkers. By Michael Michalko...
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Digital Literacy is the Bedrock for Lifelong Learning

Digital Literacy is the Bedrock for Lifelong Learning | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Bridging the digital divide means more than having...
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Allan Jones: A map of the brain-TED talk

TED Talks How can we begin to understand the way the brain works? The same way we begin to understand a city: by making a map. In this visually stunning talk, Allan Jones shows how his team is mapping which genes are turned on in each tiny region, and how it all connects up.
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MADE IN ICELAND: Video Tribute to Iceland

by Klara Harden

-Shot on Canon 550D with
-Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5
-Nikorr 35mm f2

MUSIC (in this order)
Mumford and Sons/ Awake my Soul
Fleet Foxes/ Blue Ridge Mountains
The Tallest Man on Earth/ Wild Hunt
Bon Iver/ Babys
Asteroid Galaxy Tour/ Sunshine Coolin'

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Mayor Moonbeam:Interesting animation and message?!

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GregorRobertsonMayor RobertsonGregor RobertsonVancouverElection2011Election 2011RiotChicken Coop

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Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2011

Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2011 | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Publishers Weekly editors choose the best books titles and authors of 2011 including fiction, nonfiction, romance, mystery, fantasy and children's.
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Visualizing How A Population Hits 7 Billion

Visualizing How A Population Hits 7 Billion | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
As Earth's human population hits 7 billion, there's little agreement on what its future growth will look like. And different countries all face their own challenges to maintain a stable, productive population.
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Engaging in the public sphere in the digital age

Engaging in the public sphere in the digital age | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

We often think of media consumption as a private and not a public behaviour. The shows we watch, the music we listen to, the games we play; these decisions are made according to private likes. Even media experiences that appear to be public are imbued with a sense of privacy. Consider a student running into a teacher at the movie theatre and the uncanny feeling resulting from the collision of the private self and the public student life...

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projeqt: A Creative Storytelling Platform

projeqt: A Creative Storytelling Platform | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

The Creative Storytelling Platform - is a simple way to create, archive and share the stories that you're working one. Projeqt gives you the tools and technology to tell your story. It provides a robust architecture, with unprecedented flexibility and possibilities.

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Digital Learning Day

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The Alliance for Excellent Education invites you – teachers, students, parents, principals, district administrators, as well as state and national education leaders – to engage in Digital Learning Day, a year-long campaign to celebrate bold, creative innovative teachers in classrooms across this nation.

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The Willard Suitcase Exhibit

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When Willard Psychiatric Center in New York's Finger Lakes closed in 1995, workers discovered hundreds of suitcases in the attic of an abandoned building. Many of them appeared untouched since their owners packed them decades earlier before entering the institution.

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Eye On Education

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Eye On Education is an independent and innovative provider of books and professional development services for the educational community.
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Positive Thinking is a Choice

Positive Thinking is a Choice | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it
Positive thinking is a choice. It is a mental attitude that expects good and favorable results. It brings inner peace, success, improved relationships, better health, happiness and satisfaction. It also radiates to people around you, and one way or the other, they are influenced by it.
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CHOICES

We all have choices.  I have said that living a positive life or not, is a choice.  If it is important enough, you can do anything you want.  Some disagree.  And that is ok.  What works for you?


The Inclusive Life Center “We serve all without exception!”

3622 Leavenworth Street, Omaha, NE 68105 402-575-7006

www.inclusivelife.org

Pastoral Care-Come As You Are Sunday Worship

Weddings-Vow Renewals-Premarital Coaching

Funerals-Memorials-Grief Coaching

Essential Oils-Wellness Coaching-Reiki-Raindrop Technique

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Berkman Center for Internet & Society @ Harvard U

Berkman Center for Internet & Society @ Harvard U | Visual*~*Revolution | Scoop.it

The Berkman Center's Interactive collection features conversations with and talks by leading cyber-scholars, entrepreneurs, activists, and policymakers as they explore topics such as: the factors that influence knowledge creation and dissemination in the digital age; the character of power as the worlds of governance, business, citizenship, and the media meet the Internet; and the opportunities, role, and limitations of new technologies in learning.

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