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[Infographic] How YouTube Increased Classroom Pass Rates by 31% - EdTechRevie... - 9 views

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    The use of YouTube as an aid to educate the future of the world has become more and more prevalent, and is becoming a way all teachers could benefit educating their students. Source: edtechreview.in See on Scoop.it - Technology in the Classroom , 1:1 Laptops & iPads and MORE
Randy Rodgers

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Busine... - 15 views

  • Decentralized systems have proven to be more productive and agile than rigid, top-down ones
  • Teachers provide prompts, not answers, and then they step aside
  • We don’t openly profess those values nowadays, but our educational system—which routinely tests kids on their ability to recall information and demonstrate mastery of a narrow set of skills—doubles down on the view that students are material to be processed, programmed, and quality-tested. School administrators prepare curriculum standards and “pacing guides” that tell teachers what to teach each day. Legions of managers supervise everything that happens in the classroom; in 2010 only 50 percent of public school staff members in the US were teachers.
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  • In 1970 the top three skills required by the Fortune 500 were the three Rs: reading, writing, and arithmetic. In 1999 the top three skills in demand were teamwork, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • And yet the dominant model of public education is still fundamentally rooted in the industrial revolution that spawned it, when workplaces valued punctuality, regularity, attention, and silence above all else.
  • “schools in the cloud,”
  • There will be no teachers, curriculum, or separation into age groups—just six or so computers and a woman to look after the kids’ safety. His defining principle: “The children are completely in charge.”
  • as the kids blasted through the questions, they couldn’t help noticing that it felt easy, as if they were being asked to do something very basic.
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    Must. Read. Such a valuable lesson and another example of how we are doing it wrong.
John Evans

The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning | Edudemic - 26 views

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Dean Mantz

4 Stages: The Integration Of Technology In Learning - 36 views

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    Nice flowchart of the progression from using technology to the ultimate goal of self-directed learning. 
LUCIAN DUMA

Please Share,Tweet,Comment:Competition finalist 4:Top 10 Startup Social Media Curation ... - 6 views

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    Share and comment also my last blog post : Top 10 social media educational apps to unleash you ipad power http://bitly.com/Top10iPadCurationedapps
Dean Mantz

undergrad-tech.jpg (800×3017) - 14 views

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    Infographic illustrating the increase of technology demand and usage by college level students. 
Randy Rodgers

YouTube Teachers - YouTube - 12 views

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    Click on the Classroom Videos tab below the featured video to see hundreds of playlists arranged by subject and objective.
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