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Nigel Coutts

The future of Schools - 61 views

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    Ask the average adult to describe a school and you are likely to get similar responses. There will be a focus on the places and spaces in which their education occurred, the teachers who taught, the rows of desks, the daily schedule of classes and breaks. But what is the future of schools?
Wayne Holly

How Do We Meet Today's Online Education Challenges? - OnlineColleges.net - 28 views

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    Identifying the best possible strategies for online education initiatives is a common goal for instructors, students, course designers, administrators, and technologists alike.
Ms. Rowley

8 Best Practices for Moving Courses Online -- Campus Technology - 2 views

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    I like how these suggestions are clearly laid out. Each seems common sense but crucial to being successful.
Paula Miller

cultureofwriting | All things writing from the Undergraduate Writing Center at TAMUK - 35 views

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    Texas A&M Kingsville Writing Center's blog
rooncl

Student News Daily - 36 views

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    Student news daily. Great for latest stories and comprehension quizzes.
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    I took a close look at this material -- it definitely tilts conservative. Take a look at the examples of media bias, for example.
Nigel Coutts

Schools, learning, innovation and student futures - 29 views

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    For all of us, learning was an innate part of life. It was something we just did, that was as natural to us as breathing. If not for this innate desire to learn and with it the ability to do so, we would never learn to walk, or speak or interact with others. But what happens to this innate drive to learn and how might we get ti back?
Nigel Coutts

The Future of Knowledge - 13 views

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    What services like Google Now and Evernote Context suggest for the future of knowledge?
Nigel Coutts

Promoting a Growth Mindset - 58 views

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    We all want to see our students and our children grow into happy, balanced and successful adults but exactly what that means and how it is to be achieved are areas of uncertainty. Into this debate comes Carol Dweck's research into 'Mindsets' and how individual differences in our approach to the world dictate our ultimate experiences of success or disappointment.
Rachel Hinton

Why Software 'Containers' Won't Be Bad News for Programmers - 14 views

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    Are software makers writing themselves out of a good living?

    Recent trends in the computer business indicate we are about to see a phenomenal growth in computing power and the relative ease with which software can be created to utilize it.
Rachel Hinton

Colleges rush to create cybersecurity soldiers - 17 views

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    The now infamous computer hacks infuriated consumers who had personal information compromised and Hollywood honchos who had embarrassing emails made public.

    But headline-grabbing computer intrusions are only a fraction of what is going on in the Wild West of cybercrime. According to Nextgov, the online resource for federal technology decision makers, energy giant BP faces 50,000 attempts at cyberintrusion a day. The Pentagon? Ten million a day. The National Nuclear Security Administration? Another 10 million.

    Dramatic websites from two major computer security companies, Norse Corp. (http://map.ipviking.com) and Kaspersky Lab (https://cybermap.kasper sky.com) display vivid real-time maps of ongoing cyberwarfare being waged around the globe.

    That has sparked a mad dash for cybersecurity experts - and another mad dash to recruit and educate students in that field.
Monroe Berger

Live Cell Research - 30 views

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    anti aging information
Maria Fishell

eSchool News | Welcome to the New White Paper Library | eSchool News - 11 views

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    Technology News; Innovation in K-12 Education, whitepaper
Nigel Coutts

Handwriting vs Typing - Reflecting on Finland's changing policy on cursive writing - 76 views

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    Finland recently made the news for its decision to shift away from a focus on handwriting. Beginning in 2016 students will not be required tl learn cursive handwriting and instead will be taught typing skills. If this was anywhere other tan Finland the decision might be ignored or ridiculed but the Finnish Education systems reputation for producing quality learning backed by innovative practice makes this hard to ignore.
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