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Should schools harness social media?

Should schools harness social media? | E-ducation | Scoop.it

Our experience shows that children and young people can reap huge benefits from the social media if they are well guided by adults whom they respect. Lets take a look at some of those benefits that schools could help children gain.

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Learning Is Not About The Technology

Learning Is Not About The Technology | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Learning Is Not About The Technology

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Rabbi David Etengoff's curator insight, July 15, 2013 9:30 AM

This idea can never be stated too often!

LETP's curator insight, July 28, 2013 11:32 PM

A good reminder that the focus of our ICT lessons should not be about the technology. It's about the learning. The "wow" factor is great but it won't last. 

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"Teachers don't work hard enough!" [Infographic]

"Teachers don't work hard enough!" [Infographic] | E-ducation | Scoop.it
We are well used to hearing snide comments about how easy (!) the teaching profession is; "Sure, you only work for nine months of the year, and YOU get to finis

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Are the curriculum change proposals for England a good thing?

Are the curriculum change proposals  for England a good thing? | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Answer: Children are more and more institutionalized through school and activities. There is only one way to become the world s best and that is …
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What are the most common e-safety misconceptions?

What are the most common e-safety misconceptions? | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Answer: In September 2011, researchers of the EU Kids Online project published a list of top 10 myths about internet safety for children to show …
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How will augmented reality work in the classroom?

How will augmented reality work in the classroom? | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Answer: We already know how it ll work outside of it – [brilliantly](http://blog.quib.ly/2013/05/15/field-trips-with-google-glass/) – but how …
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What would you do if you were Education Minister for a day?

What would you do if you were Education Minister for a day? | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Former Apprentice contestment, Melody Hossani, now runs InspirEngage and is hosting a Q&A with Michael Gove as part of the Education Festival.

What would you ask him? Best question get's passed on to InspirEngage.
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How do home educators use technology?

How do home educators use technology? | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Answer: For lots of true life stories on how successful home education is and links to families home educating right now do visit my website where I …
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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Stay connected to parents with Google Voice

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Stay connected to parents with Google Voice | E-ducation | Scoop.it

"Contact is key. Our constituencies want us to be accessible. However, 24/7 access isn’t always possible, nor should it be. Chris Casal, the technology teacher & tech coordinator at PS 10 in Park Slope, Brooklyn, uses his Google Voice number on a daily basis to keep the parent-teacher line of communication open & accessible as well as a point of contact available to all members of the PS 10 community."


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10 Innovative Educational Programs Run By Google

10 Innovative Educational Programs Run By Google | E-ducation | Scoop.it
From elementary school to college, there are a host of innovative educational programs run by Google you should know about and join!
The post 10 Innovative Educational Programs Run By Google appeared first on Edudemic.

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Teens, Social Media, and Privacy | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Teens, Social Media, and Privacy | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Youth are sharing more personal information on their profiles than in the past. They choose private settings for Facebook, but share with large networks of friends.
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Should schools teach 'porn literacy'?

Should schools teach 'porn literacy'? | E-ducation | Scoop.it

Sex education experts think teachers need to be realistic when discussing porn with students, claiming that it's not 'all bad' and can sometimes be 'helpful'. 

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How Can We Fix Education? Listen to Young People | Education on GOOD

How Can We Fix Education? Listen to Young People | Education on GOOD | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Daily news stories and countless blog posts detail the state of learning, education, and schools in America. It is a fervent conversation, but it's one led by adults: policymakers, school board members, school administrators, teachers, and parents.
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Argument Curation: An Effective Approach To Develop Critical Thinking Among Students

Argument Curation: An Effective Approach To Develop Critical Thinking Among Students | E-ducation | Scoop.it

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, October 3, 2013 5:48 PM

An excellent story for lecturers or teachers thinking in content curation as a tool in their aulas.

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, October 8, 2013 2:22 AM

Useful for educators - key digital literacy skill

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, December 4, 2013 2:00 PM

content curation and critical thinking skills

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7 modern ways teachers use Mind Mapping

7 modern ways teachers use Mind Mapping | E-ducation | Scoop.it

"In this third and final post in the series, Steve Molyneux, ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor, CEO of the iPad Academy and Apple Distinguished Educator, provides us with an insight into 7 innovative ways for teachers to utilise Mind Mapping with iMindMap HD for the iPad in the classroom. "


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Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, July 29, 2013 7:40 PM

Some ideas for incorparating mindmap in the classroom

Yael BOUBLIL's curator insight, July 30, 2013 3:25 AM

Buzan a encore frappé 49€ l'appli quand même ! Et des séminaires à plus de 3000€ mais Que ne ferait-on pas pour un autographe de l'inventeur du mind-mapping ? Plaisanterie mise à part, cela interroge sur la monétisation des stratégies d'apprentissage...

Andrew 's curator insight, November 13, 2013 2:34 PM

This app has come in handy many times to organize information that I am working on for others.

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What is the Creative Classrooms Lab project about?

What is the Creative Classrooms Lab project about? | E-ducation | Scoop.it

To address these challenges, the Creative Classrooms Lab project will carry out a series of policy experimentations to collect evidence on the implementation, impact and up-scaling of 1:1 pedagogical approaches using tablets. This evidence will enable policy makers to take more informed decisions.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 30, 2013 1:15 PM

This looks like a really interesting project for those interested in 1:1 computing and tablets.

systerwoody's curator insight, July 31, 2013 9:40 AM

#Policy #tablets 

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Should we buy sympathy gifts for teachers?

Should we buy sympathy gifts for teachers? | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Answer: But a heartfelt, home-made thanks is always sure to be well received. Absolutely. I just wrote a very heartfelt thank you to my …
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The analogue spellchecker

The analogue spellchecker | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Are spellcheckers making our kids worse at noticing their own mistakes? Does autocorrect help or hinder development of literacy? The amount of typing kids do compared to physical writing must be ha...
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Should classrooms embrace 3D technology?

Should classrooms embrace 3D technology? | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Answer: Square roots flying at them during Maths lessons, solar systems orbiting their brain during Science – how better to get kids involved than by …
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Does a national curriculum stifle innovation?

Does a national curriculum stifle innovation? | E-ducation | Scoop.it
Answer: Education expert Sir Ken Robinson thinks so, and 11 million TED viewers have witnessed him [saying as …
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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Stay connected to parents with Google Voice

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Stay connected to parents with Google Voice | E-ducation | Scoop.it
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6 Learning Technologies Teachers Should Break Down And Embrace

6 Learning Technologies Teachers Should Break Down And Embrace | E-ducation | Scoop.it
 by James Petzke Teachers in today’s world have finally begun to embrace technology. This makes sense seeing as we live in a world where the ability to work with technology is key in virtually any...

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Al Vernacchio: Sex needs a new metaphor. Here's one … | Video on TED.com

For some reason, says educator Al Vernacchio, the metaphors for talking about sex in the US all come from baseball -- scoring, getting to first base, etc. The problem is, this frames sex as a competition, with a winner and a loser.
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WIRED 2013: The Next Generation

WIRED 2013: The Next Generation | E-ducation | Scoop.it

'Taking place on October 19 in London, the event – aimed at 12-to-16-year olds – will hold workshops and talks by some of our fave people: Code Club, Apps for Good, and Young Rewired State, to name but a few.'

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How Should Schools and Parents Be Involved in Kids’ Online Lives?

How Should Schools and Parents Be Involved in Kids’ Online Lives? | E-ducation | Scoop.it
The most important goal is to maintain open communication, explaining to kids the responsibility that comes along with having an email account, and the need to ask an adult for help if the child feels uncomfortable with the nature of any online...
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