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MrsYoung

ISTE 2011 - 10 views

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    "More than 12 million students & teachers at thousands of schools worldwide have already gone Google. Join the movement with Google Apps for Education. Interesting in learning how to go Google? Check out our new Guide to going Google. Thanks to all who stopped by our booth #2617 and listened to one of the presentations in our teaching theater or saw a demo of Google Apps, Google Search, Google Earth, Chrome OS, or App Inventor."
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    Links to all #ISTE11 sessions on Googleapps
Anne Bubnic

Best content in ISTE 2011 | Diigo Groups - 18 views

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    Twitter and backchanneling sessions only capture information for finite periods of time. This site will be used to store all of the great links and resources discovered through ISTE 2011 (Jun 26-29, 2011) so you can retrieve them at home. Please join with me and share your favorite links.
John Marr

Recovering from the Need to Achieve - HBS Working Knowledge - 2 views

  • e is an HNAP, or a high-need-for-achievement professional, according to Harvard Business
  • DeLong believes the tendency to be a high-need-for-achievement type is embedded in the DNA, an addiction that spans across socioeconomic groups. Instead of experiencing happiness or well-being, HNAPs seek "relief in the accomplishment of tasks." Moving immediately to the next task on the list, they never savor accomplishments for long, he says. This creates a vicious cycle marked by a feeling of little or no real sense of purpose and a "flatness"—in career and in life. They often go through patches of life without creating or enhancing meaningful relationships, and even lack strength to deal with life's failures.
  • So is there relief for HNAPs from all this obsessive comparing and competing?
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  • Copyright © 2011 President and Fellows of Harvard College
  • I realize that most hard-driving managers and executives have been socialized to believe they cannot admit vulnerability to themselves or others. I would urge you to get past this misconception and realize that such admissions will enhance your productivity and career. So, consider: Do you regret any significant decisions you've made about your career? If you had to do it over again, would you do it differently? Have there been times when you treated your people unfairly? When you failed to listen and learn and instead directed and dictated? Do you feel you've been working at peak capacity in recent years? If not, why not? Are you unwilling to admit your mistakes to your direct reports? To your bosses? To your colleagues? Have you asked anyone for help recently? Have you admitted you didn't know something and needed to learn it? Have you asked for coaching? If you were to be completely honest with your boss and knew that there would be no negative repercussions, what secret fear or anxiety would you admit to him? Do you believe that you're in the right job, in the right group, and in the right organization? Or do you feel there's a mismatch between where you are now and what you want to accomplish
  • Letting go—or flying without a net—is a big part of DeLong's prescription. He calls for the reader to stop and reflect with self-awareness; let go of the past; create a vision or specific goal with an agenda; seek support through mentors and a network; don't blink (or fall back on old behaviors); and take action that makes you vulnerable.
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      Do you know any students that are high-need-for-achievement?
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    Harvard Business School Blog about high need for achievement professionals. Can this be applied to some of our students?
John Marr

Copyright Clarity: Using Copyrighted Materials for Digital Learning - 16 views

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    Great overview of the copyright issue and alternatives.
Vicki Davis

McGraw Hill Launches First Digital-Only Textbook for K-12 at Iste - 5 views

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    McGraw-Hill launched its first all-digital, cloud-based textbook for the K-12 market on Monday at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. This is called CINCH and is a "cloud based curriculum" for K-12 math and 7-12 science. It makes everything available through a browser. Citation: RT @TradRobinson - Publishers Launch First Digital-Only Textbook for K-12 http://t.co/C1Ny9ck via @mashabletech @mashable #ISTE11
Vicki Davis

I wasn't there, but I was CONNECTED | Connected Principals - 1 views

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    As more people connect via Skype, the demand for live streaming is there. I think conferences can either acknowledge this and make it possible or they will continue to see us do it ourselves, taking bandwidth. The tough thing is that sometimes licenses are tricky and presenters may not want it recorded - this information is not usually shared publicly as it should be. Great read for administrators
Vicki Davis

Tammy's Top 20 Favorite Web Tools! - 23 views

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    Tammy Worcester's top 20 Favorite web tools include: avatar editor, jam studio, odosketch, several things from igoogle, and more. This is her handout given out at iste2011.
Suzie Nestico

EduBloggerCon 2011 - 17 views

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    I'm going to edubloggercon at ISTE2011 and am excited! Care to join us? Anyone is welcome. This page has all the information.
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    EduBloggerCon wiki from ISTE '11 in Philadelphia. Includes session ideas and group photo.
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