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Paul Hieronymus

10 Reasons Facebook Fails Education | EdReach - 1 views

  • Discourse is dead.
  • When was the last time you had a really good in-depth conversation about politics, education, the environment- or anything on Facebook?
  • People don’t expect to learn anything on Facebook
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  • The problem with discourse on Facebook is about expectations.
  • TechCrunch recently stopped using Facebook Comments (EdReach has also followed suit)
  • creating all of these micro-communities is becoming overwhelming to the users. I
  • Over-notified.
  • Groups fail again and again.
  • Facebook Page presence becomes no more than a Like Button.
  • Facebook fails Personal Learning Networks (PLNs)
  • Now- we’re stuck with a thousand friends, and not a lot of education sharing.
  • Facebook ads worsen the experience.
  • Facebook is a commercial environment focused on advertising and gathering personal information
Paul Hieronymus

Adding a Favicon for your Google Site | Teacher Tech - 86 views

  • A favicon is the icon you see in the tab of your web browser. You can see in the below screenshot that I have 3 tabs open.  The gmail logo is visible in the first tab, that icon is a favicon.  In the 2nd tab you will notice the favicon for Google Sites.
Paul Hieronymus

20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network | Classroom Aid - 91 views

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    Great suggestions that we all can use
Paul Hieronymus

Rated Best App Maker, The Easiest Way to Create an App - appsbar - 76 views

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    Looks interesting. 
Paul Hieronymus

Crocodoc - 7 views

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    Imbedding MS Office, PDF's to HTML5
Paul Hieronymus

How Secure Is My Password? - 72 views

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    See how secure your passwords are for todays hackers
Paul Hieronymus

Maps for Kids - LiveBinder - 126 views

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    Nice collection of Map tools for teachers in a Live Binder
Paul Hieronymus

HelloSlide - Bring your slides to life - 193 views

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    Add speech to your presentations
Paul Hieronymus

The Ultimate Simplified Guide to The Use of Evernote in Education - 7 views

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    Evernote for teachers, guides Med kharbach
Paul Hieronymus

Schools and Students Clash Over Use of Technology | MindShift - 5 views

  • Students want more control over how they use technology in school, but many classrooms are still making it difficult.
  • A whopping 45 percent of middle-schoolers and 55 percent of high-schoolers say that they mainly access the Internet through mobile devices.
  • And access to tablets doubled between 2010 and 2011 – up to 26 percent for middle-schoolers and 21percent of high-schoolers.
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  • esistance from administrators, 52 percent of whom said they don’t allow students to use any personal mobile device in class, at least partially because a blended learning model represents a shift in the relationship between teacher and student.
  • When parents were asked what most concerns them about their children’s future almost three-quarters said they worry that their children won’t “get the right skills” to succeed in the future.
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    Some great points here!
Paul Hieronymus

Brainstorming and Voting Amazingly Easy. Free Online Tool | tricider - 9 views

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    Great tool for voting + discussion
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