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Suzie Nestico

Dr. Helen Barrett's Models for Reflection for Learning - 14 views

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    Extensive resources about reflection in education and using it with students in everything from portfolios to digital portfolios and artifacts. Great tools here to help students think about their learning.
Suzie Nestico

Reflection Taxonomy - 17 views

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    Peter Pappas has a great model here for reflective practice for students based on each level of Bloom's Taxonomy. Students used this in class today as part of their midterm reflection.
Suzie Nestico

Planning a Position Paper | Scholastic.com - 1 views

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    Lesson Plan, rubric and assignment packet for planning a position paper.
Brett Campbell

High school dropouts cost state millions | The Salt Lake Tribune - 0 views

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    "The best economic stimulus is a high school diploma," said Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia examine the economic value
David Wetzel

What is the Technology Footprint in Your Classroom? - 18 views

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    Strategies and techniques are provided regarding the benefits of using digital tools to support teaching and learning in any content area or grade level.
David Wetzel

Google Global Science Fair 2011 - 8 views

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    "At Google, the only thing we love as much as science is science education. We want to celebrate young scientific talent and engage students who might not yet be engaged with science. So, in partnership with CERN, the LEGO Group, National Geographic, and Scientific American we've created an exciting new global science competition, the Google Science Fair. Students all over the world who are between the ages of 13 and 18 are eligible to enter this competition and compete for prizes including once-in-a-lifetime experiences, internships and scholarships. "
David Wetzel

7 Real Time Data Online Science Investigations: Project-Based Learning Designed to Deve... - 15 views

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    Students learn how to conduct science investigations in the same manner as scientists, as they learn to analyze sets of online real time data to solve problems.
Brian Nichols

High School 2.0 : Education Next - 6 views

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    High School 2.0Can Philadelphia's School of the Future live up to its name?
Ruth Howard

High Scalability - High Scalability - The Amazing Collective Compute Power of... - 4 views

  • Earlier we talked about how a single botnet could harness more compute power than our largest super computers. Well, that's just the start of it. The amount of computer power available to the Ambient Cloud will be truly astounding.
  • By 2014 one estimate is there will be 2 billion PCs. That's a giant reservoir of power to exploit, especially considering these new boxes are stuffed with multiple powerful processors and gigabytes of memory. 7 Billion Smartphones By now it's common wisdom smartphones are the computing platform of the future. It's plausible to assume the total number of mobile phones in use will roughly equal the number of people on earth. That's 7 billion smartphones. Smartphones aren't just tiny little wannabe computers anymore either. They are real computers and are getting more capable all the time.
  • One Google exec estimates that in 12 years an iPod will be able to store all the video ever produced.
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  • But all the compute power in the world is of little use if the cores can't talk to each other.
  • Inductive chargers will also make it easier to continually charge devices. Nokia is working on wireless charging. And devices will start harvesting energy from the surroundings. So it looks like the revolution will be fully powered.
  • . Literally billions of dollars are being invested into developing a giant sensor grids to manage power. Other grids will be set up for water, climate, pollution, terrorist attacks, traffic, and virtually everything else you can think to measure and control.
  • . Others predict the smart grid could be 1,000 times larger than the Internet.
  • Clearly this technology has obvious health and medical uses, and it may also figure into consumer and personal entertainment.
  • What if instead smartphones become the cloud?
  • In the future compute capacity will be everywhere. This is one of the amazing gifts of computer technology and also why virtualization has become such a hot datacenter trend.
  • It's out of that collective capacity that an Ambient Cloud can be formed, like a galaxy is formed from interstellar dust. We need to find a more systematic way of putting it to good use.
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    digital citizenship headed for the clouds...
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