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Steve Fulton

Teaching with Technology in the Middle: The Digital Inquiry Project and "The New Cultur... - 121 views

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    A blog post exploring how one teacher has used Diigo and blogging to introduce his students to real-world digital learning.
John Lustig

top 10 website creators - 109 views

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    Great find, John!
clconzen

20 Technology Skills that Every Educator Should Have | Digital Learning Environments - 171 views

  • could be/might be used in a classroom.
\ 1.    Google Tools Knowledge2.    Google Earth Knowledge3.    Wiki Knowledge4.    Blogging Knowledge5.    Spreadsheets Skills6.    Database Skills7.    Social Bookmarking Knowledge8.    Social Networking Knowledge9.    Web Resources in content area 10.    Web Searching skills11.    Web2.0 Tools 12.    Interactive White Board skills (SmartBoard and Promethean)13.    Website design and management skills14.    Presentation Tools 15.    IM knowledge16.    Video and Podcasting
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    lists skills with resources
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    Useful re: Tech Competencies - 20 Technology Skills that Every Educator Should Have http://t.co/5y2u1ECH #edtech
Holly Barlaam

Best Teacher Blogs - 110 views

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    A list of the "best" teacher blogs
Roland Gesthuizen

The Innovative Educator: Think you're a Digital Immigrant? Get Over It! - 103 views

  • educators hesitant to use the modern tools of today, to stop relying on others and take ownership of their learning and suggests this can be done through developing a personal learning network
  • educators must take ownership of their learning rather than waiting for/relying on others to provide it.
  • Teachers do not need to be technology experts to allow students to use it to retrieve information, collaborate, create, and communicate
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    There is less tolerance for educators who do not believe it is their responsibility to move their teaching out of the past. Those stuck in the past... those who are not developing their own personal learning networks... those not taking ownership for their learning... are doing a great disservice to our students and themselves.
Roland Gesthuizen

Learning | Inter.Connect.Ed - 40 views

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    In a knowledge economy it's not about transmitting content, it's about giving students a 'High Order' question under which multiple outcomes hang. Then allowing the students to respond to the question using the resources provided, their prior learning and the worldwide library that is the internet.
Tonya Thomas

Workplace Learning Today by Brandon Hall Research - Served Fresh Daily - 15 views

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    I wonder what the demographic for this data is? I looked all over, and even downloaded the pdf report from Experian Simmons, but I couldn't find any data on the population surveyed. I find the data in this report in conflict with data from Pearson survey (http://www.slideshare.net/PearsonLearningSolutions/pearson-socialmediasurvey2010) that surveyed just higher education. I am guessing Experian is surveying a much larger population, and as such, is giving us skewed information? I wonder if we will ever know?
Ben Rimes

A Personal Cyberinfrastructure (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE - 3 views

shared by Ben Rimes on 11 Sep 09 - Cached
  • Pointing students to data buckets and conduits we've already made for them won't do. Templates and training wheels may be necessary for a while, but by the time students get to college, those aids all too regularly turn into hindrances. For students who have relied on these aids, the freedom to explore and create is the last thing on their minds, so deeply has it been discouraged. Many students simply want to know what their professors want and how to give that to them.
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      This is why the gradual release of responsibility is so important at all levels of education. While some meta-responsibilities need to be unloaded onto the learner at a very young age (scheduling and structuring work time, note taking, reflection, etc.), other tasks and scripts for learning within the context of a specific discipline can be scaffolded and then released to the learner throughout K-12.
Susan Smith

More Remote Learners in Your Future | From the Bell Tower - 7/16/2009 - Library Journal - 0 views

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    What does this have to do with higher education? High gas prices got adult learners questioning the value of driving an hour each way to a college campus. Suddenly, online learning became vastly more attractive to a whole segment of higher education's market. Articles about fuel prices driving students to online courses became as prevalent as those about the impact of the recession on higher education are right now. While the price of fuel has retreated to a more manageable range, the number of Americans flocking to online higher education has shown no such decline.
Kelvin Thompson

Blog Post: Educators & Time on Twitter Survey - Surprising Results & Great Comments (vi... - 0 views

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    Results of small informal survey on educators' time/value on Twitter.
Kelvin Thompson

Blog Post: Powerful serendipity (on PLNs) [via @cljennings and @mrtweet] - 0 views

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    Reflection on personal learning networks enabled by Twitter, online conferences, and current budget crunch.
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