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Is Google taking over the classroom?

Is Google taking over the classroom? | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
These elite conversations around the ‘Future of Education’ are conducted almost entirely without input from teachers (and very rarely pupils and definitely not parents). Instead, techno-reform is something that is done to the profession. It is communicated to educators (and the public) through hype and marketing slogans – such as ‘personalized learning’ – that are designed to persuade and win support, not open up debates.

Via Nik Peachey
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
The shift from one group of businesses i.e. industrial factory owners and another i.e. digital is taking place. It is happening with limited, if any, input from teachers, parents, and students.
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 30, 2017 8:12 AM

Some very insightful points here.

David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 2, 2017 12:34 AM

Yes! Thanks to Jim Lerman. 

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, October 2, 2017 2:54 PM
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Google's 9 Principles of Innovation - Can you apply these to your classes in 2014

Google's 9 Principles of Innovation - Can you apply these to your classes in 2014 | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Want to know what's in Google's secret sauce? Chief social evangelist Gopi Kallayil dishes out the tech giant's success recipe.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Dean J. Fusto
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:

Innovation does come from anywhere. We lose sight that innovation is not something that exists in the mainstream. It usually comes from the boundaries and the margins. Leadership is about guiding the innovation and continually casting on eye to the margins.

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Patrick Peterson's curator insight, April 27, 2014 2:20 PM

Google emphasizes a good ideas can come from anywhere. Innovators also learned from failure  as  they build upon what they learned.