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Maggie Verster

21st Century Learning Design - 4 views

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    21st Century Learning Design, formerly called 'LEAP21' is a global professional development program for teachers and schools to develop more innovative pedagogies that develop students skills for the 21st Century. The program is sponsored globally by Microsoft Partners in Learning and is supported in each country by a network of education partners."
Randy Rodgers

chibitronics - crafting with electricity - 0 views

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    Cool, stick-on electronic components. Could be a great tool for letting students create imaginative, innovative projects!
Randy Rodgers

PixiClip - 2 views

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    Online, collaborative whiteboard that includes ability to record voice, use webcam, more.
Randy Rodgers

Audioboo for Education - 2 views

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    AudioBoo is a VERY easy to use podcasting tool, and includes a free app that is very kid-friendly. Free podcasts are limited to 3 minutes each.
Randy Rodgers

Greenfoot - 2 views

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    Simple tool that helps students learn to program in Java.
LUCIAN DUMA

http://lucianecurator.sharedby.co/share/aqw4vx - 1 views

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    Although I teach SEN students they like to use new online technologies . Please click vote if you like our projects . We use social media and many edtools and also we use GlogsterEDU to present our work because we develop and coordinate many educational projects . Thank you in addvance . 
Randy Rodgers

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Busine... - 6 views

  • Decentralized systems have proven to be more productive and agile than rigid, top-down ones
  • And yet the dominant model of public education is still fundamentally rooted in the industrial revolution that spawned it, when workplaces valued punctuality, regularity, attention, and silence above all else.
  • We don’t openly profess those values nowadays, but our educational system—which routinely tests kids on their ability to recall information and demonstrate mastery of a narrow set of skills—doubles down on the view that students are material to be processed, programmed, and quality-tested. School administrators prepare curriculum standards and “pacing guides” that tell teachers what to teach each day. Legions of managers supervise everything that happens in the classroom; in 2010 only 50 percent of public school staff members in the US were teachers.
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  • In 1970 the top three skills required by the Fortune 500 were the three Rs: reading, writing, and arithmetic. In 1999 the top three skills in demand were teamwork, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Teachers provide prompts, not answers, and then they step aside
  • “schools in the cloud,”
  • There will be no teachers, curriculum, or separation into age groups—just six or so computers and a woman to look after the kids’ safety. His defining principle: “The children are completely in charge.”
  • as the kids blasted through the questions, they couldn’t help noticing that it felt easy, as if they were being asked to do something very basic.
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    Must. Read. Such a valuable lesson and another example of how we are doing it wrong.
LUCIAN DUMA

#MOOC next Big Thing in XXI Century Education . Top 12 free tools you can use now to jo... - 1 views

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    Just posted:Top 12 free tools you can use now to join/organize a #mooc  http://dumacornellucian.edu.glogster.com/moocbylucianecurator .Add your feed-back if you like my post .
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Randy Rodgers

How to Summon Your Child's Inner Coder: 10 Questions With Raspberry Pi Inventor Eben Up... - 1 views

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    Interview with the inventor of the Raspberry Pi, Eben Upton. Some good nuggets and implications for education here.
Randy Rodgers

Become a Maker - DIY - 2 views

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    The DIY online club awards badges (called 'Skills' on the site) to students and kids of all ages in exchange for completing tasks. DIY Makers share their work with the community and get patches for the Skills they earn. Each Skill consists of a set of Challenges that help them learn techniques to get the hang of it. Once a Maker completes a Challenge, they add photos and video to their Portfolio to show what they did.
Randy Rodgers

STUDYBLUE | Make online flashcards & notes. Study anywhere, anytime. - 3 views

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    Create online flashcards that students can access via web browser or mobile apps (iOS and Android); tracks student progress.
Randy Rodgers

Understoodit - Measure Students' Understanding in Real-Time - 5 views

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    Web app lets students use web-connected mobile devices to indicate whether or not they understand a topic, then provides teachers a real-time graph of student responses.
Randy Rodgers

Home | MIT + K12 - 5 views

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    MIT-created site that uses student-created videos to explain complex science and engineering topics to k-12 students.
LUCIAN DUMA

Microsoft news and personal reflections after Innovative Education Forum in Education 2012 - 1 views

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    If you want to discover the power of Curation, Follow https://twitter.com/#!/web20education
LUCIAN DUMA

gr8 tools to unelash the power of your documents #edtech20 #pln - 3 views

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LUCIAN DUMA

BLOG USING GR8 WEB 2.0 TOOLS AND APPS IN XXI CENTURY EDUCATION by Lucian http://xeeme.c... - 0 views

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    #curation is #socialmedia king . Top 10 #edtech20 tools who will change research in #education20 this year . I invite you to subscribe free to our monthly newstelller http://bitly.com/edtech20newsteller . This post was made after 1 year research in #edtech20 #socialmedia #curation project . If you are agree that #curation is #socialmedia king leave a comment and share with #PLN . Also I invite to read every week on this blog about  gr8 tools . Also all my blog post are now on scoopit http://bitly.com/edtech20projectresearch
Randy Rodgers

APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps - 7 views

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    Edcuation apps collection
Randy Rodgers

Collaborize Classroom - Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students - 6 views

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    Free online tool for collaborative discussions; includes voting tool, graphing of results, and participation reports
Randy Rodgers

Google+ For Educators - 3 views

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    Very thorough intro to Google+
LUCIAN DUMA

Google Plus, Chrome Apps and Tools gateway to knowledge in #education20: #googleplus is... - 3 views

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    If you want a google plus invitation just leave a comment with your email and I will invite you to try this new semantic web tool and also I will invite you to join #edtech20 teachers circle to collaborate  with 150 teachers worldwide
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