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Students used to take drugs to get high. Now they take them to get higher grades

Students used to take drugs to get high. Now they take them to get higher grades | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
The use of ‘smart drugs’ to boost mental performance is rife in British universities. So can we all benefit from ‘having an edge’, or is it just another form of cheating?
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The technologies that are shaking up education – in pictures

The technologies that are shaking up education – in pictures | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Digital breakthroughs are changing the way we learn: our gallery picks out some winning ideas, from surgery augmented by Google Glass to cats teaching Spanish
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10 Competencies Students Need to Thrive in The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Competencies Students Need to Thrive in The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it

10 Competencies Students Need to Thrive in The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/Z3vC7ZXGgw via @medkh9


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Harvard plans to boldly go with 'Spocs'

Harvard plans to boldly go with 'Spocs' | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Harvard develops the next big thing for online learning. Is this the real deal?
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'Exams all online within a decade'

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Traditional exams will die out within a decade in favour of online assessment, predicts a private schools' leader.
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Ooo...this could be interesting!

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Apps for Bloom's Taxonomy

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Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.

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Online universities: it's time for teachers to join the revolution

Online universities: it's time for teachers to join the revolution | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Moocs, the new model of university education, have no race, colour, sex or wealth barriers, and can be accessed at a click
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What is the future of technology in education?

What is the future of technology in education? | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Forget devices, the future of education technology is all about the cloud and anywhere access. In the future, teaching and learning is going to be social, says Matt Britland
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Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning

Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Read a sample or download Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning by Fridolin Wild, Paul Lefrere & Peter Scott with iBooks.
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Online universities: it's time for teachers to join the revolution

Online universities: it's time for teachers to join the revolution | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Moocs, the new model of university education, have no race, colour, sex or wealth barriers, and can be accessed at a click
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The EdTech Presentation for People Who Don't Like EdTech Presentations - FRACTUS Learning

The EdTech Presentation for People Who Don't Like EdTech Presentations - FRACTUS Learning | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Presented by cutting edge math teacher Dan Meyer, this is truly one of the most inspiring, uplifting and downright fun EdTech presentations I have seen.

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Guille Florian's curator insight, May 2, 2014 9:05 AM

Good for methodology: teaching is not about resolving a problem, but about resolving the perplexity of the pupils.

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New To Technology? Check Out This Handy Guide - Edudemic

New To Technology? Check Out This Handy Guide - Edudemic | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
If you're new to technology or just a bit out of practice, then this set of resources and handy guide are perfect for you!
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UK enters online university race

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The UK's biggest online university project is being launched, with a partnership of more than 20 universities offering free courses.
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8 Ways to Improve Your Moodle Module Page | Technology & Educational Development

8 Ways to Improve Your Moodle Module Page | Technology & Educational Development | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
A good practice guide for staff on how to set-up a Moodle Module page to make it easier for students to navigate, locate items and complete activities. We
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Sam Taylor's curator insight, September 16, 2013 4:28 AM

Great advice! Blog post pushed my way via @solentroger :)

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Half an Hour: Connectivism and the Primal Scream

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How has technology transformed the role of a teacher?

How has technology transformed the role of a teacher? | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Technology allows students to become more independent in the classroom. But is the change from teacher to facilitator a positive move for the profession? Mike Britland is firmly in favour
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“I Don’t Like This One Little Bit.” Tales from a Flipped Classroom | Faculty Focus

“I Don’t Like This One Little Bit.” Tales from a Flipped Classroom | Faculty Focus | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Shifting responsibility for learning basic course content onto the student, alters the instructor’s role to that of setting the stage, not being on it.
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I would love the opportunity to teach part of a unit...just so I can try this out!

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Does technology help or hinder your work-life balance?

Does technology help or hinder your work-life balance? | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
Mobiles devices and video conferences help us to work flexibly, but it's vital to set boundaries to ensure we're not 'always on', explains Fiona O'Hara
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20 Ways To Use PowerPoint With Bloom's Taxonomy

20 Ways To Use PowerPoint With Bloom's Taxonomy | Interesting stuffs | Scoop.it
I would wager a guess that the majority of teachers uses PowerPoint as a way to present information and lecture in class. In fact, PowerPoint has been under a lot of flack lately for being tired, d...

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Sue Blough's comment, June 21, 2013 4:23 PM
This article is relevant to idea of engaging students in multiple ways and multiple intelligences. Good food for thought.
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, June 23, 2013 7:47 AM

New ways we might use PowerPoint in our classroom.

 

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, November 2, 2016 7:26 AM
Pas mal comme utilisation de Powerpoint.