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Innovation in Education is Overrated

Innovation in Education is Overrated | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
As a society, we place a premium on innovators and entrepreneurs. They are admired, or for some revered in Business, Politics, and even Education. The reason for that bias is that innovators and entrepreneurs are scarce commodities. Most people are employees and not entrepreneurs. There is nothing wrong with that. Most people follow trends; they…
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We need to educate the educators. Not an easy task with entrenched faculty that do not like to disrupt the status quo. 
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7 Tips for Successful Blended Teaching | Apex Learning

7 Tips for Successful Blended Teaching | Apex Learning | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Blended learning has given rise to a spectrum of instructional models that redefine teaching and learning in the classroom.
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I especially agree with #2. #edtech #elearning
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Youth Entrepreneurs gives students the tools for lifelong success

Youth Entrepreneurs gives students the tools for lifelong success | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Youth Entrepreneurs gives young people a path to opportunity and fulfillment.
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What High Tech Urban Farms Can Teach Kids About Tinkering

What High Tech Urban Farms Can Teach Kids About Tinkering | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it

Creating opportunities for students to operate an indoor farm remotely using technology has helped kids lean about food while seeing themselves as makers.

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Adult learning theory - PMLiVE

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Adult learning theory - practical benefits for optimum patient outcomes https://t.co/exOuiWkLge #pharma https://t.co/PRpzdZapV2
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Adult learning theory edtech #elearning #andragogy http://sco.lt/...

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How to Include Video Feedback in Google Forms

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Google Forms is a great platform for creating all kinds of simple quiz and review activities. One of the features of Google Forms that i
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Google Forms! A powerful teaching/learning tool! 

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ITT Tech Campuses Close After Feds Pull Financial Aid

ITT Tech Campuses Close After Feds Pull Financial Aid | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Over 130 ITT Tech campuses are closing after the federal government denied the institution access to federal financial aid for its students.
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I hope this doesn't become a trend. 

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Blended Learning: When to Combine Face-to-Face & Online Learning | Bookboon Blog

Blended Learning: When to Combine Face-to-Face & Online Learning | Bookboon Blog | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
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It's all the teaching methodology

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Wyoming Department of Education brings focus to digital learning

Wyoming Department of Education brings focus to digital learning | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
How to utilize it well is the bigger issue,”
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"How to utilize it well is the bigger issue”
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We flipped professional development and our teachers loved it

We flipped professional development and our teachers loved it | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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Curing Initiative Fatigue - Language Magazine

Curing Initiative Fatigue - Language Magazine | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Teachers who are bombarded with short-lived projects and underused technology are in danger initiative fatigue and of losing their enthusiasm for new initiatives—Stacy Hurst and L
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Personalized Learning in 2016: What's Working, What's Missing? - Vander Ark on Innovation - Education Week

Personalized Learning in 2016: What's Working, What's Missing? - Vander Ark on Innovation - Education Week | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
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Quality in blended learning environments – Significant differences in how students approach learning collaborations

Quality in blended learning environments – Significant differences in how students approach learning collaborations | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
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Opens in a new window. Article suggestions will be shown in a dialog on return to ScienceDirect. . Advanced search . Computers & Education Volume 102, November 2016, Pages 90–102 Qualit
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latest insights on blended learning practices 
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The Personalized Blended Learning Classroom | Apex Learning

The Personalized Blended Learning Classroom | Apex Learning | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
The Education and Workforce Committee estimates that 70 percent of school districts now offer blended learning, and the Clayton Christensen Institute predicts that half of all high-school classes will be delivered online by 2019.
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The Essential 'C': Why Teaching Collaboration Skills Matters

The Essential 'C': Why Teaching Collaboration Skills Matters | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Teaching collaboration is about more than just providing opportunities for group work and peer feedback, says high school teacher Deidra Gammill.
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[Guest Post] OER 101: Building the Future of Education Beyond Brick-and-Mortar

Spider Learning CEO Bill Taylor discusses the potential of Open Education Resources (OER) and how teachers can identify OER content for blended learning.
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What Studying App is Used by 1 in 3 High School Students? — Emerging Education Technologies

What Studying App is Used by 1 in 3 High School Students? — Emerging Education Technologies | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
And What do you do to Keep Improving When You are Already one of the Most Widely Used Education Apps Around?
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Case study: How Maxis created a seamless, digital employee experience

Case study: How Maxis created a seamless, digital employee experience | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Gaining the buy-in of stakeholders wasn’t difficult - the one challenge Maxis faced was to ensure employees used the tools.
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blended learning in the work place

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WISD uses blended learning to change education

WISD uses blended learning to change education | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Students in Weatherford Independent School District are getting the opportunity to have more personalized and adaptable education options via a new method of teaching known as blended learning.
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We're still stuck in the industrial-age model of teaching—blended learning is a natural scaffolding approach to tech integration. 

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Blended learning / UW-Madison Events Calendar

Blended learning / UW-Madison Events Calendar | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it

Lots of blended learning instruction going on at UW! 

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I wish I could attend all of these! Way to go UW! 

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Take a Cue from the Schoolroom

Take a Cue from the Schoolroom | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
As market realities continue to evolve, Vidku CEO Jim Leslie says corporate learning strategies will increasingly overlap learning strategies rolled out in the education space.
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learning blended learning techniques during preservice training key!  
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Blended Learning Workshop - 7th ANIE Annual Conference

Blended Learning Workshop - 7th ANIE Annual Conference | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Session 1: Blended Learning” and Learning across Borders After a short introduction on the partnership between ANIE, MOI and the HU, the first presentatio
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APAC to Lead Stick PC Market With 37% Market Share by 2020

APAC to Lead Stick PC Market With 37% Market Share by 2020 | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
PUNE, India, September 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- APAC to Lead Stick PC Market With 37% Market Share by 2020.
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GEARL LODEN: Forward on the first day - Daily Journal

GEARL LODEN: Forward on the first day - Daily Journal | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Remember your first day of school? Children wrote essays about their summer vacations and spent time reviewing information from the previous year. The 21st Century learning environment has to be different. In order for our children to be successful today, we move toward academic rigor and high expectations on the very first day of school. …
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How to Align Decimals in Columns of Microsoft Word Tables

https://youtu.be/XZNfqWG6ORU
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A godsend video on how to line up decimal points in table!
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