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Tracy Tuten

Pearson Taps IBM's Watson as a Virtual Tutor for College Students - Bloomberg - 17 views

  • As an online tutor, Watson, a similar messenger-based tool, promises to help students any time they need it while providing insight to professors about how students are learning, according to the companies. Students will be able to ask questions of the tutor, which is capable of responding with hints, feedback and explanations.

  • “One-on-one tutoring is the Holy Grail of teaching and all educational approaches should be aimed at replicating this model,” Harriet Green, who heads IBM’s Watson Education effort, said in prepared remarks delivered in Las Vegas Tuesday. “Advanced technologies can help us to understand individual interaction patterns and enable us to tailor educational content accordingly.”
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    Future of ed?
jojomitty

Microsoft Buys Edu Edition of Minecraft Releases OneNote Classroom Tool -- THE Journal - 24 views

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      Mentoring would be wonderful for those of us who are not familiar with the workings of Minecraft but would like to use it in class.
  • free trial version
  • Minecraft transcends the differences in teaching and learning styles and education systems around the world. It's an open space where people can come together and build a lesson around nearly anything."
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      Technology = equalizer for students
  • make sure no student ever got behind in their education because of difficulties with reading... We wanted to make sure that was as little a barrier as possible, so they can focus on what they're learning."
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      This is a huge bonus for ELL students!
jojomitty

Educational gaming expands in Florida district | eSchool News - 8 views

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      I can see where students would be very engaged with gaming in an education setting. You could cover a wide variety of topics in a fun and interesting way!
jojomitty

New tool helps districts compare bandwidth pricing | eSchool News - 4 views

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      Our bandwidth use during school hours is always an issue. It would be very beneficial to know we are getting the best deal!
  • Every student should have the opportunity to take advantage of digital learning, and one of the ways to help make that a reality is through transparency. We want every school district to see how much bandwidth they can get for their budget.”
  • 500 percent more bandwidth for only 15 percent more cost
jojomitty

Teach students to communicate effectively in the Innovation Age | eSchool News - 4 views

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      This is one of the biggest challenges in education and technology; things move and change so quickly that it is hard to keep up and keep in touch with the latest trends.
  • Educators must now focus on the 4 Cs (collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking)
C CC

Pedagogical Advent Calendar - 111 views

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    Open the virtual door to get a teacher tip, resource or idea each day up to Christmas.
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    Open the virtual door to get a teacher tip, resource or idea each day up to Christmas.
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    A new idea with images and explanations revealed over 12 days. 10 currently accessible and two more coming!
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    A fun, and helpful pedagogical advent calendar, sharing different tips and ideas each day to help teachers and classroom practice.
Julie Golden

Need your help!! - 24 views

eLearning faculty please consider taking my survey. It is anonymous, so I won't be able to send a proper thank you. Please know that I will pay your kindness forward to another doctoral student in ...

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started by Julie Golden on 13 Sep 15 no follow-up yet
Julie Golden

6 models of blended learning - 84 views

http://www.dreambox.com/blog/6-models-blended-learning

blended elearning edtech education

started by Julie Golden on 13 Sep 15 no follow-up yet
Julie Golden

Need Your Help!! - 34 views

New Link below. Thanks so much for letting me know. Please consider taking my survey. It is anonymous, so I won't be able to send a proper thank you.Please know that I will pay your kindness forwa...

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Doug Saunders

Edtech Blog - 66 views

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    Google Site devoted to technology integration in the classroom with a heavy emphasis with all thing Google!
Glenn Hervieux

Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming How Teachers Teach - Education Week - 116 views

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    Discussion on how technology is being used and why we're still struggling to give more control of learning to students. A good read!
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    Excellent find!
Deborah Baillesderr

Zaption - Interact & Learn with Video Lessons - 61 views

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    "Turn online videos into interactive learning experiences that engage students and deepen understanding." Similar to the Nearpod experience.
H DeWaard

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World - 118 views

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    63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World
C CC

Smithsonian X 3D - 14 views

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    The Smithsonian has created online 3D models of some of their collection. Explore these treasures like never before.
H DeWaard

The 2014 Honor Roll: EdTech's Must-Read K-12 IT Blogs | EdTech Magazine - 53 views

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    We collect some of the brightest voices from the world of educational technology.
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    We collect some of the brightest voices from the world of educational technology.
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