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Florence Dujardin

Teaching with Twitter - 71 views

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    Steve Wheeler's blog. He gives a list of ideas for effective Twitter use in the classroom. 
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    From Steve Wheeler: Ever since I first began to use Twitter I have been thinking about how to harness the potential of microblogging for the benefits of my own students, and have tried out several ideas to exploit it already. Below are my 10 top uses of Twitter for education
Cathy Stutzman

Op-Ed Columnist - The New Untouchables - NYTimes.com - 20 views

  • “Our education failure is the largest contributing factor to the decline of the American worker’s global competitiveness, particularly at the middle and bottom ranges,”
  • But those who have the ability to imagine new services, new opportunities and new ways to recruit work were being retained. They are the new untouchables.
  • Those with the imagination to make themselves untouchables — to invent smarter ways to do old jobs, energy-saving ways to provide new services, new ways to attract old customers or new ways to combine existing technologies — will thrive.
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  • the right education
  • So our schools have a doubly hard task now — not just improving reading, writing and arithmetic but entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.
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    Article about public education and its role in fixing our economy through the teaching of entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity. 
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