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Roland Gesthuizen

10 Excellent Platforms for Building Mobile Apps - 73 views

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    The good news is that entering the mobile market no longer necessarily requires thousands of dollars and months of work. There are many mobile platforms available to help you build an app on a budget - quickly, and with no coding knowledge required.
carmelladoty

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now - 129 views

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    Don't miss reviewing this article. It reviews websites including banks, that may have been affected by Heartbleed.
Roland Gesthuizen

iSchool Unlocks E-Learning in the Developing World - 3 views

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    Fascinating post that describes some of the eLearning that is happening in Zambian schools.
Roland Gesthuizen

6 Reasons Tablets Are Ready for the Classroom - 86 views

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    "By looking at all that tablets offer in the context of student behavior and some of the recent trends in education, it's clear that tablets are ready for the classroom. Here's a look at the top reasons why."
Roland Gesthuizen

Sexting Among Teens Means Risk [STUDY] - 26 views

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    ""No one's actually going to get a sexually transmitted disease because they're sexting," Dr. Eric Rice, a researcher from the School of Social Network at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, told Reuters. "What we really wanted to know is, is there a link between sexting and taking risks with your body? And the answer is a pretty resounding 'yes.'" "
Roland Gesthuizen

Managing Millennials: Why Gen Y Will Be Running the Country by 2020 [INFOGRAPHIC] - 75 views

  • Aside from their preference for engaging work environments, millennials value jobs that encourage social media activity. One-in-three indicated he would prioritize social media freedom, device flexibility and work mobility over salary when considering a job offer.
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    "Whether you're frightened or excited by the prospect, the fact remains that young adults born between 1976 and 2001 will be running this country.UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School and the YEC have teamed up to compile research and create this infographic, which details the who, how and why of managing millennials."
Jill Van Wyke

How Students Use Technology - 14 views

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    Infographic showing latest research on how college students are using their devices, how technology is affecting their educational experience, and what effect it has on their well-being.
Roland Gesthuizen

How Online Education Is Changing the Way We Learn [INFOGRAPHIC] - 163 views

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    Over the past decade or so, the Internet has become a huge source of information and education, especially for those who might be short on time, money or other resources. .. Check out this infographic from OnlineEducation.net about how the world of online learning has changed and grown over the years.
Steve Lissenden

7 YouTube Alternatives & Why They Make Sense - 268 views

  • are some things that YouTube can’t do, or doesn’t do so well
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      I started my online videos using blip.tv but videos kept breaking and they kept turning closed captioning on and off. I have a deaf student and this became a real show stopper. When I switched to YouTube I was pleasantly surprised on how friendly the user control panels were and how easy (and fast) it is to maintain my video library. (Here's my channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/peterMankato?feature=mhee). The features on YouTube far surpass blip.tv for me.
Roland Gesthuizen

Why You Should Stop Obsessing Over Your Competitors - 22 views

  • You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to step away from the shore
  • doing something unprecedented is not just adventurous but imperative, and that the far bigger risk is focusing on current competitors as the barometer of strategy.
  • Eliminating competition by trying to beat it is dangerously shortsighted. It deflects the attention and the resources of an organization away from the far more important and exciting question of how to shape consumer lifestyles. 
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    Gabor George Burt is an internationally recognized expert on innovation, creativity and strategy development. His book Slingshot explores the connection between systematic creativity and smart strategy.
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    Some good lessons here for school leadership that is always focussed on what other schools are doing.
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