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Overcoming Nervous Nelly - Exploring the Harmful Effects of Anxiety on Performance

Overcoming Nervous Nelly - Exploring the Harmful Effects of Anxiety on Performance | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

A colleague is out sick, and suddenly it's fallen on you to deliver a crucial client presentation. The saliva dries up in your mouth, your heart races. You briefly consider heading home sick yourself, before moving into the conference room to discover your boss has decided to sit in. If you were in danger of failing before, now your anxiety has made failure a foregone conclusion.

 

We've all experienced the crippling effects of job performance anxiety. But far from being uniquely relegated to nightmare scenarios like the one outlined above, anxiety is a pervasive aspect of office life, says Harvard Business School Assistant Professor Alison Wood Brooks.


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
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Wow, this is something that many of us have experienced at some time or the others in our professional lives. In many cases it is about salvaging the situation and making the best out of it. Performance anxiety sure hit you hard! It drives away the ability to think rationally and in a cool manner. In many cases, the boss expects the goods to be delivered and he or she may not be bothered about what you are going through! I guess you can pray to God for some inspiration or just trust that you are going to do your best!

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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, October 28, 2013 2:12 AM

In situations from business negotiations to karaoke, Alison Wood Brooks explores the harmful effects of anxiety on performance—and how to combat them.

Richard Lock's curator insight, October 29, 2013 5:13 AM

Interesting to see the performance difference from a simple reframe. What we say to ourselves before we are about to present, or indeed perform in some other way, has a real impact on our results. Anxiety is normal (http://www.speakingandpresenting.com/public-speaking-anxiety.html) and so is self talk. Make sure you are repeatedly telling yourself how exciting the situation is and how much you are looking forward to it. Lose the typical doomsday inner voice.

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Gaming in Education: Gamification?

Gaming in Education: Gamification? | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
My most popular posts for TheEdublogger (arguably THE most popular posts ;P ) have been centered on the use of games and gaming within the education system. Since I've covered a few of the big play...

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Gamification is an important method for making the learning of important but abstruse topics simple and interesting. Teachers often resort to gamification albeit unknowingly. Take for example the instance where the teacheri calls out to the student and asks him to demonstrate the concept on the green board. One could also consider the Mock Parliaments, and the Mock United Nations that take place in our schools; aren't they part of gamification?

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55 Hand-Picked Resources to Help You Learn Graphic Design Quickly | Design for Founders

55 Hand-Picked Resources to Help You Learn Graphic Design Quickly | Design for Founders | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

I’d go even a step further and say that the fastest and most effective way of learning is to copy what other people have done. It’s the ultimate “standing on the shoulders of giants” — instead of spending years developing a skill, you can gain it by simply following in the footsteps of professional designers. This is why step-by-step tutorials work so well for learning design.

 

The problem is that as a beginner, you don’t yet know what good design looks like. That’s why I included the top inspiration sites where you can learn to “see” what good design looks like.

 

Weli, I hope this resource comes in handy. If you need a printable, offline .pdf version of this list to tick off all read materials, download it free here:...


Via Jeff Domansky
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I would definitely agree with the writer that the fastest and the most effective way of learning is to copy what other people, especiallly giants in the field are doing. But then copy is a wrong word, the better would be, "stand on their shoulders". 

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 26, 2:59 AM

Want to learn graphic design? Here's a list of the best links on the internet to get you started right away.

Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, February 26, 9:59 PM

Great! Love this stuff. Bookmark this site. I did.

MONICA LOPEZ SIEBEN's curator insight, February 27, 5:28 AM

Buenísima recopilación de herramientas de diseño y muy bien comentadas!

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How to Write a Cover Letter: 14 Best Practices for Dramatically Better Job Applications

How to Write a Cover Letter: 14 Best Practices for Dramatically Better Job Applications | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

tThe cover letter is one of the few documents that nearly everyone will have to write at some point in their life. It has been said that the CV is possibly the most important document you will ever write and if this is the case then arguably, the cover letter could be a close second. The good news is that whilst it might seem complex, in truth it is a just a combination of basic principles that need to be included and followed.


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I guess this is something that needs constant brushing up, even if it means we have done some form of it in English class. The format generally followed in India is the block format with the writer's address and the receiver's address coming on the left, and yes, there is the statement of the subject too, which cannot be done without!

 

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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 24, 3:45 PM

Here are some ideas for writing a better cover letter.

Trumans's curator insight, February 25, 4:16 PM

As an Executive Search consultant I would advise every candidate to read this. It's right on the money. One other important point to note: if the application asks for a cover letter and you don't supply one, you have failed the first test. 

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Hawking: Stop being so aggressive, humans, or we're finished - CNET

Hawking: Stop being so aggressive, humans, or we're finished - CNET | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Technically Incorrect: Speaking at London's Science Museum, famed physicist Stephen Hawking insists that humans must change their ways and dedicate more to space travel if we want to survive.

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I guess it is time that mankind spent more time in exploring the world around than  in killing each other - this is what Stephen Hawking suggests. It goes without saying that globar terrorism, factionalism, intolerance and divisions on the basis of nationality, creed and ethnicity are sapping  resources that could have been used for improving the lot  of mankind. What we need to do is to spend more on finding a cure for ebola, cancer, aids and to explore ways for growing more food, and enhancing the amount of potable water than killing each other.

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Flexcel Network's curator insight, February 21, 6:37 PM

Aggression could be our downfall...

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11 Tools for Online Presentations, Videos, Animations

11 Tools for Online Presentations, Videos, Animations | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

Presentation tools can be helpful for creating content, such as product demonstrations to enhance a shopping experience. Oftentimes, slide presentations can be repurposed from your existing content. And, you can share short presentations on social media sites.

Here is a list of online tools to create and distribute presentations. There are tools to make slides, incorporate video, and utilize animation. All of the tools are simple to use.


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The online tools in this articele can prove to be a boon to writers. While one of these helps with editing and correcting syntactical errors, the other helps provide an idea about the popularity of a particular topic or idea. Another provides information on adwords. I have personally used a few of these online tools, and sure they helped give me an sinsight into the mechanics of writing and publishing. Would certainly recommend these tools to aspiring writers!

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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 19, 2:43 PM

Check out these 11 tools for online presentations, videos and animations.


Dean Ryan G. Martin's curator insight, February 20, 12:58 AM

Digital marketing is 80% visual. Your website attracts attention when you regularly upload video and slide presentations in your social media channels.  

wedography42's curator insight, February 24, 2:06 AM

Great information you share,thank u for sharing.......!

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A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom

A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
eKids who constantly use phones and computers tend to be more nervous in face-to-face conversations. What can teachers do to help?
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This is scary! Too much dependence on technology, especially smartphones leads to anxiety and depression in adolescants! It is a paradox that the very technology that is meant to facilitate socialising might the cause of social anxiety. Lack of confidence, inability to face others, fear of speaking in the midst of others, wringing of hands, stammering, ...all of these could be exacerbated by excess use of a smartphone.

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Developing the Brand Storytelling Plan

Developing the Brand Storytelling Plan | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

“Storytelling.” It’s the flavor of the day, whether you’re talking about content marketing, visual communications or public relations, and for good reason. Stories are how humans communicate – with each other individually, across populations and over centuries.

In fact, many organizations are pretty good at identifying and defining their key story lines. The key to success in brand storytelling is in the next step – the strategic deployment of the story. Telling the brand story effectively requires a plan.

And to be clear, we’re not talking about hanging a touchy-feely post up on the blog and then calling it a day.  No.  Brand storytelling, in this context, means developing a sustained plan to create and execute a strategic approach to telling the brand story, in a way that supports company’s objectives.  Personally, I don’t give a hoot about impressions.  Let’s gun for something a bit more meaningful....


Via Jeff Domansky
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Storytelling is definitely the flavour of the day, not just for content marketers, but also for educators and learners alike! Stories are about making emotive connections, they are about being human and not cyborgs! Making connections is also about being able to "communicate with each other," as the article states, and it is about appreciating another's point of view!

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 10, 3:46 PM

Sarah Skerik offers valuable tips on how to develop your brand storytelling plan.

Bilawal Sher SEO Masters's curator insight, February 10, 10:39 PM

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Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, February 11, 11:27 PM

So, what does content marketing mean? It’s strategically telling the story of a brand in a way that supports company objectives. Here are some practical tips how. 

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Are Recruiters Tracking You on Social Media?

Are Recruiters Tracking You on Social Media? | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Today, recruiters are taking to social media profiles to check out their candidates potential before offering them the job. For those fresh out of university or just those who have just not been keeping track of their activity, cleaning up your social profiles is a definitely a priority. If you want to make a good impression upon your potential future employer, then you must check your pages thoroughly as social recruitment appears to be on the rise. According to a study by Jobvite, 73% of recruiters have hired a candidate through social media and 93% of hiring managers will review social profiles before offering a job.

Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
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Social networking sites seem to be the proverbial manna from heaven for recruiters these days! An easy means of 'checking out' prospective employee profiles, they can also be a curse for those who don't take care about what they post on social networking sites. For the shrewd and more alert ones however, these sites might prove helpful as a means for showcasing talent, skills and abilities. Prospective employees, job seekers, and those intending to jump,j beware of what you post on FB, Uncle Jim is watching you!
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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 8, 4:35 AM

This infographic shows just how recruiters and hiring mangers are going through our social media profiles.

Stuart Bysouth's curator insight, February 9, 4:13 PM

Some valuable insight here.  Before you click on that next NSFW link on FB, keep this in mind.

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What Makes a Leader?

What Makes a Leader? | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
It was Daniel Goleman who first brought the term “emotional intelligence” to a wide audience with his 1995 book of that name, and it was Goleman who first applied the concept to business with his 1998 HBR article, reprinted here. In his research at nearly 200 large, global companies, Goleman found that while the qualities traditionally associated with leadership—such as intelligence, toughness, determination, and vision—are required for success, they are insufficient. Truly effective leaders are also distinguished by a high degree of emotional intelligence, which includes self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skill.

Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
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Somehow, it is not only knowledge about just about everything that makes a leader, it is also about being able to make connections, emotional connections and the ability to empathise with others. Remember, Mark Antony telling the people of Rome  that 'When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept'. What made Caesar a leader of the masses was his ability to connect to the masses!

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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 8, 4:32 AM

Social skill allows leaders to put their emotional intelligence to work.

sm's curator insight, February 9, 6:53 AM

Nice article with accurate details !

Momentum Factor's curator insight, February 9, 4:59 PM

'Daniel Goleman found direct ties between emotional intelligence and measurable business results.' He outlines them here for some interesting reading. 

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Tablets are on the decline for the first time ever!

Tablets are on the decline for the first time ever! | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
The PC market is rising, while tablets are declining: has the world gone crazy?

Via Marty Koenig
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Good grief, just when we thought of replacing the lappie with something lighter and versatile tablets, we are told that tablets are out! I guess we will next have tablet watches, or even sunshades with processing powers better than the best!

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Marty Koenig's curator insight, February 4, 3:04 PM

The only manufacturer to actually increase year to year was Lenovo, going from 3.4 million units to 3.7 million



Read more at http://vator.tv/news/2015-02-02-tablets-are-on-the-decline-for-the-first-time-ever#RS8MF2YIItQM4228.99

Radio 2020's curator insight, February 5, 5:20 PM

Maybe consumers are digging in, needing to get some actual work done

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The Mission Statement Is Dead! Long Live the Mission Narrative!

The Mission Statement Is Dead! Long Live the Mission Narrative! | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
The idea for this piece was rattling around in the back of my brain when I came across an interesting blog post on the Association for Talent Development’s site: “Why I Hate Mission Statements—But Love Missions.” The writer, Brad Federman, lays out many legitimate complaints about typical declarations: They have been wordsmithed into frothy blather, are too long to be remembered, and have little use beyond adorning the lobby wall. But Federman also argues, correctly, that a compelling mission has the power to shape a workplace and inform strategic and operational decisions. So what accounts for the disconnect? More importantly, how can it be bridged?

Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
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This article is most relevant today, in so far as the fact that a Mission Statement is more drab than a Mission Narrative. The article celebrates the advent of the story-telling culture which is so important for us today, in times mechanisation is making inroads into the basic social and emotional fabric of the society. It goes without saying that a narrative makes a prsentation more effective, the viewers are more likely to connect to a presentation that has a narrative, rather than a presentation of dry facts. This is true for the education industry too! In religious discourses, an essential part is the part where the redeemed or the enlightened person gives witness to a life changing moment!

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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 3, 4:19 PM

Storytelling helps individuals from the shop floor to the boardroom distill the company’s focus.

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16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

January 25, 2015
Below are 16 habits of mind our students need to develop in order to guarantee an optimal learning experience. These are cognitive processes that work at an analytic level.


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It goes without saying that in order to promote 21st. Century learning, you need to develop specific habits. While metacognition (thinking about thought processes) is an important habit of the mind, there are others that are equally important, take for example, flexibitility of thinking, appreciating other people's point of view, learning to be patient, nor not reponding impulsively. For me as an educator, the emotive habits are equally important if we are to develop 21st century skills, it is not just about using technology, but it is also about learning to be more human and more humane!

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, January 25, 2:05 PM

It's a good list for educators to use, too.

Melissa Marshall's comment, January 25, 11:10 PM
I remember doing HoM with my Year 7s in my first year of teaching. Still have the folders - thank you for the reminder!
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The Iceberg That Sinks Organizational Change

The Iceberg That Sinks Organizational Change | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

Some aspects of organizational culture are visible on the surface, like the tip of an iceberg, while others are implicit and submerged within the organization. Because these ingrained assumptions are tacit and below the surface, they are not easy to see or deal with, although they affect everything the organization does.


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For every organisation, what  matters is the portion of the iceberg that exists below the water level. Leadership, vision, charisma, startegies, and policies make up a mere twenty to thirty per cent of the organisation's structure. What lies below the surface and really anchors the organisation and paves the way to succes is made up of processes, stories, norms, values, feelings tradition, unwritten rules perceptions, and so on. This is a wonderful article that lends insight into the working of successful organisations and institutions!

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Chinwendu's curator insight, February 15, 5:54 PM

Metaphors of change

AnnC's curator insight, February 15, 7:19 PM

We need to discover the hidden variables that affect the change process in order to fully understand the task before us.

Roselyne Lecuyer's curator insight, February 16, 6:01 AM

Interesting iceberg representation of organisation culture

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Why Technology Alone Won't Reform Education

Why Technology Alone Won't Reform Education | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
In this interview Dr. Chavan discusses why technology is not the solution to reforming education and how our linear education systems need to be reinvented.

Via Fernando de la Cruz Naranjo Grisales
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Technology alone will not change the face of education. We need to first learn to use technology in a proper way, then we need to build on our twenty-first century skills, and then finally we need to promoter the concept of collaborative learning and garnish it with important values such as respect for others, tolerance, and patience. What matters is to develop the right attitude towards learning. Technology is not the end, it is just the means!

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5 Tips To Build An Instructional Design Portfolio - eLearning Industry

5 Tips To Build An Instructional Design Portfolio - eLearning Industry | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Wondering how to build your Instructional Design Portfolio? Check the 5 tips on how to build your Instructional Design Portfolio.

Via EDTC@UTB
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These five important tips for building an e-learning instructional design will help make the learning module more interesting and effective. Making the module simple and including graphics are two important ones, and added to this, focussing on specific instructional skills rather than too many collected through years of teaching experience will no doubt help a lot..

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Karen Molineaux's curator insight, February 25, 8:14 PM

Aaaahhhh....finally! Great advice for developing my e-portfolio! This is very straightforward and easy to understand. I will definitely use this as a checklist when I am ready to submit my link on my resume'.

Татьяна Фокина's curator insight, February 26, 5:29 AM

добавить ваше понимание ...

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The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
How do you motivate students who don't care about grades? You take a turn with badges in education and see how different results can come about.

Via Elizabeth E Charles
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Students have a particular liking for badges which they can flaunt to others. A badge is like a special privilege that all can see. I earned my badge after completing a MOOC session, although whether I will wear this badge is doubtful, but then for students at least it is about making the reward more attractive than just a certificate which will be put away in a folder or portfolio once it has been earned!

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Teaching with Technology: A Survival Guide

Teaching with Technology: A Survival Guide | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Survival tips for integrating technology in the classroom are featured in this presentation by Shelly Terrell, featured on Edudemic.

Via Elizabeth E Charles, TechinBiz
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Somehow we all use technology, whether it is in the form of google forms/docs, and many of us use ppts. and so on. Teaching with technology is challenging mainly because you need to keep upto date with technology. Laptops are now passe, while tabs have most of the feature of laptops minus the weight!

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Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, February 21, 10:17 PM

Great practical advice for us classroom teachers who are challenged by new technologies.  I'm using "Google Classroom" and find it helpful. Most of my students are more computer literate than I, which is an advantage sometimes.  I'm trying to keep a few "bytes" ahead of them.  This is another case of teacher and student learning from each other.  Nice article from Shell Terrell.  Aloha, Russ.

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5 Reasons Why the Flipped Classroom Works in Higher Education - Higher Ed Tech Decisions

5 Reasons Why the Flipped Classroom Works in Higher Education - Higher Ed Tech Decisions | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Education research expert David Miller reveals five benefits flipped classrooms provide higher education. Miller says that flipped classroom strategies are becoming a great movement, and provide huge benefits to students and professors alike.

Via Elizabeth E Charles
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Flipped classroom pedagogy is the lates trend in Education today. A flipped classroom can help especially when you have to cover a lot in less time. The implication of a flipped classroom lies in the lee way it gives to me as a teacher of English to complete a reading of the Shakerspearian play, Julius Caesar with students of grade ten in a bare ten days. So what happens here is that the students read a greater portiion of the text at home and then when they come to class, they discuss important themes, or topics including questions. The teacher also gives them a study guide which they follow during the flipped class. In many cases, flipped classrooms provide greater opportunities for chunking important topics. Because of the nature of the pedagogy ( it requires greater involvement of the student as a mature learner, where he or she fixes self imposed timelines), flipped classrooms would better suit students from grade ten onwards.

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The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Education

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Education | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
From inspiring life-long learning to empowering teachers, these organizations are taking the education business to school.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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These are the world's top ten most innovative companies in education, and they provide food for thought for  those that are struggling. Ultimately innovativeness and success go hand in hand because of their ability to provide acceptible challenges and interesting ways of doing routine and dull stuff. Education is one field which has the greatest susceptibility to stagnate and a large number of employees in this sector reach their shelf life very soon. In many cases, innovative companies will provide the werewithal for recognition of exemplary work, better ways of doing routines stuff in a more interesting way, and yes, the opportunity to collaborate, and get some extra money too!

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 11, 4:34 PM

There are some interesting ideas here. With a concept and structure like Ed Camps, what does that mean to the way School is organized? I would think it might lead to change the status quo won't like.

 

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Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, February 12, 11:31 AM

This is the MUST read text.

Helen Teague's curator insight, February 13, 6:53 PM

A few surprises in this list

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Deploying iPads in Education

Deploying iPads in Education | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
The Complete Guide to Managing iPad in Education The iPad is hugely popular in schools, so it's surprising there isn't more information available about how best to configure them in an educational ...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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I guess, this is another form of BYOD, and it is surely high time progressive schools around the world allowed students to bring in their own devices. Without naming the brand, it would be sufficient to consider the same brand across grades and classes!

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Jarrod Johnson's curator insight, February 9, 5:37 PM

IPads in schools

Jamie Ruppert's curator insight, February 10, 9:42 AM

It's time school districts quit trying to squash technology because they are afraid to use it. (OPS) The Complete Guide to Managing iPad in Education

Celia Molares's curator insight, February 19, 4:12 PM

añada su visión ...

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Journalists, Social News, and 4 PR Takeaways: New Study

Journalists, Social News, and 4 PR Takeaways: New Study | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

In the age of social media democratization, news distribution is no exception.  Nowadays journalists are competing head-to-head with brands and publishers for the most sharable content. The changing landscape of interconnected social news distribution and consumption also means that PR communicators need to strengthen their storytelling abilities and social angles to support their chances of media coverage in this competitive environment.

 

A recent survey by  Edelman,  NewsWhip  and Muck Rack with an infographic sheds light on how PR folks can exploit these changes to get the most coverage possible.  Here are 4 takeaways for PR profs....


Via Jeff Domansky
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The story is the driving force, whether it is in the field of reporting, or marketing, or even teaching. The pressure of finding a story good enough to tell, and being able to do so in an interesting manner can make all the difference to the news report, or the boardroom presentation before the takeover, or even the class room on jurisprudence!

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 8, 4:33 AM

This study gives us a valuable perspective on PR and journalism in the age of social media. Hint: think storytelling!

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Measuring curation: Introducing New Scoop.it Analytics

Measuring curation: Introducing New Scoop.it Analytics | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
We’re excited to announce a complete revamp of our analytics dashboard bringing not only better looking, easier to use analytics but also new metrics and KPI’s to better understand the impact of your content curation.
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If you can't measure it, you can't improve it! This rings true for all fields of life!

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Pinterest: how to market your business with the social media site

Pinterest: how to market your business with the social media site | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
With more than 70m users and a new promoted pins service, the online cork board can be used as a vehicle to grow your brand

Via The Fish Firm
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I am a new initiate to Pinterest, but then in a short while itself have come to have a feeling of admiration for it because, it is like a notice board where I put all my important and related topics together for later use, and as backup research material! Makes good sense to have a Pinterest account!

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Instructional Technologies Blog: Starting Jan 26: Free (MOOC) Courses for Teachers and Educators

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Starting Jan 26: Free (MOOC) Courses for Teachers and Educators

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rodrick rajive lal's insight:

Thought this would benefit many of those who would like to enhance their skills through MOOCs. 

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, January 25, 12:12 PM

What are some of the Coursera and Canvas.net classes you can register for now?


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How to Sell Education Technology to Even the Most Technophobic Teachers

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  Dear Technology Integrator: Most modern teachers already use digital technology - yes, even the most technophobic ones: They email They surf the web for resources They use text messenging They cr...

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rodrick rajive lal's insight:

I guess, we will contninue to need to sell technology to even the most Technophobic teachers. Technology is no just about checking emails, surfing the web for quick fix solutions!

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, January 22, 2:25 PM

Short and sweet-how to get teachers on board with technology..