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Jodie Riek

Teacher Excellence Narrows the Achievement Gap | Edutopia - 4 views

    By embracing research-backed instructional design, consistent PD, and strong, caring relationships, all boats are rising and teachers have gone from surviving to thriving at this once-failing middle school.
Vicki Davis

53 percent of online Americans use Wikipedia | Pew Research Center's Internet & America... - 10 views

    A study from this past January shows that 53 per cent of online Americans use Wikipedia. In order to improve the accuracy of Wikipedia and other sources like it, we need to teach students how to collaboratively edit.
Suzie Nestico

David Truss :: Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts » Shifting Attitudes - 1 views

  • To the shifted: You have an obligation to serve others.”
  • The shift is happening now and if we aren’t shifting the learning experience for students then what kind of education are we giving them?”
  • The needs are different, but some of the scaffolding and support we offer one of these groups can also be helpful to the other.
    • Suzie Nestico
      Very important to remember scaffolding.  This can make or break the engagement cycle with students.
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  • However, I think that as leaders and as change agents, we are constantly adjusting what we will do as we (also) learn and grow.
  • Attitude can also be a reference to orientation relative to the direction of travel.
  • It isn’t the network or the tool that matters, but rather that we create meaningful connections as part of our learning practice.
  • We have an obligation to shift with it, and to help those that have not shifted, or that are shifting;
  • We have an obligation to our students to look ahead and continue our own learning to support them;
    The "I Can't!, I Can!, I Will!" when it comes to shifting our learning environments and operating in new spaces.  Great graphics that shows where the "the shifted" can support, inspire and motivate others.
Ted Sakshaug -- Conferences - 8 views

  • is tool for involving audiences in presentations by letting them suggest questions and vote on each other's questions. is intended for conference or event organizers who want a new way to solicit questions from the audience and make better use of question and answer time.
Nancy White

Powerful Learning: Studies Show Deep Understanding Derives from Collaborative Methods |... - 16 views

    Collaboration, problem solving and PBL linked to higher achievement.
Carl Bogardu

TitanPad - 15 views

    Remember Ether pad? Here it is with a new name.
Ted Sakshaug

Solvr - Private and collaborative problem-solving | Brainstorming | Discussions that le... - 16 views

    free, secure, problem solving for you and your group
Jacques Cool

Ten Big Ideas of School Leadership | Edutopia - 16 views

    From a principal of 30 years...
    From a principal of 30 years...
Dean Mantz

Cheater or Collaborator? - 0 views

  • Student A knowingly goes to Students B’s and C’s site, examines the tag for stemcellresearch, finds some new resources, and tags them into Student A's account at Is this appropriate or a violation of academic integrity
    Article by David Jakes regarding social bookmarking.
Ted Sakshaug

Solvr - 0 views

    Solvr helps you structure your thoughs clearly. You can solve problems also together with others.
Ruth Howard

RIP: A remix Manifesto | Open Source Cinema - An Open Source Documentary Film about Cop... - 0 views

    "Quotet RiP: A remix manifesto is an open source documentary about copyright and remix culture. Created over a period of six years, the film features the collaborative remix work of hundreds of people who have contributed to this website, helping to create the world's first open source documentary. end Quote Film good and active community of collaborators even better?
Keith Hamon

Tinkering as a mode of knowledge production in a Digital Age « Generation YES... - 0 views

    A fine video of John Seely Brown talking about creating space for students to tinker as a way of creating and sharing knowledge.
Vicki Davis

EtherPad: Realtime Collaborative Text Editing - 0 views

    A lot of people like this for doing collaborative wikis.
Kelly Faulkner

Zotero | Home - 0 views

    Designed by researchers for researchers. This tool will allow you to organize your research online & offline. It automatically captures data for citation in MLA, APA, & Chicago. The aspects that they are working on will be amazing in relation to collaboration with other people.
    firefox extension for compiling a complete works cited while researching on the internet.  pretty nifty tool - wish it worked on other browsers as well.
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