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Are We Wired for Mobile Learning?

Are We Wired for Mobile Learning? | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
Because of the proliferation of new technologies, the younger generation today is outgrowing traditional forms of education – remember pencils, chalkboards, textbooks and graphing calculators?
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Online Privacy: How Much Should People Worry?

Online Privacy: How Much Should People Worry? | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal asks four experts how much people should worry about privacy in the digital age...
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Jack Dorsey: Technology like Twitter makes us more human

Jack Dorsey: Technology like Twitter makes us more human | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
In the super connected world in which we live now, people often lament about the downfall of old-fashioned face-to-face interaction.
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Teens, kindness and cruelty on social network sites | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Teens, kindness and cruelty on social network sites | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
How American teens navigate the new world of "digital citizenship"...
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How Social Media can Enhance Schools as Professional Learning Communities

How Social Media can Enhance Schools as Professional Learning Communities | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
The field of social media is a burgeoning area of communication, and one that educators cannot ignore. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Diigo, GooglePlus – these platforms for communication are not g...
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Using Diigo for Collaborative Curation

Recently I've had some inquiries about the best tool to use for a group to collaborate and share articles, videos, images, documents, etc. My initial thought was a wiki, but now that I've fully inv...
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Let's bring classrooms into the 21st century

Let's bring classrooms into the 21st century | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
THANK you, Jeb. Good morning. I’m glad to see so many people up so early.
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Protecting Your Online Reputation: 4 Things You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

Protecting Your Online Reputation: 4 Things You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC] | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
This infographic shows you how to manage your online reputation, perhaps saving you some embarrassment, or even your career.
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Chris Anderson - Google+ - Why the Internet of Things finally makes sense After a…

Chris Anderson - Google+ - Why the Internet of Things finally makes sense After a… | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
Why the Internet of Things finally makes sense After a decade of hearing about "the Internet of things", where everything will have an IP address, I'm…...
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Nice guys can finish first

Nice guys can finish first -- a new paper, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has found that the dynamic nature of social networks, like those found in everyday life, encourages people to be friendlier and more...
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How Technology Can Improve Online Learning—and Learning in General

How Technology Can Improve Online Learning—and Learning in General | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
As president of a nonprofit, online university I am often asked about the quality of online learning. The answer is that the quality of education is largely independent of the mode of delivery. Other variables are far more important.
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Teens' parents and their technology profile | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Teens' parents and their technology profile | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
The parents of teenagers are steeped in technology and are increasingly involved with their kids’ lives in online environments.
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Teaching in the 21st Century

What future teachers need to consider when preparing students for the 21st Century.
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Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum for Grades 9-12

Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum for Grades 9-12 | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
This FREE, pioneering curriculum is designed to empower students to be smart about how they create, communicate, and treat others in our 24/7 digital...
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Technology Integration: A six-pronged approach

Technology Integration: A six-pronged approach | Electric Shepherds | Scoop.it
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Your school needs technology integration specialists, if it doesn't already have them.  Gone are the days that tech teaching is left to tech teachers in discreet technology classes.  ...
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