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Angela Maiers

Sun Small and Medium Business - Guy Kawasaki on Innovations - 0 views

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    Guy Kawasaki on Innovation and Lessons Learned
Barbara Barreda

Deepmemo is even handy for my not-so-deep memos - Download Squad - 0 views

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    Productivity tool- To clip and annotate material from the web and easily share it, blog it or archive it for future use.
Dennis Richards

People remember 10%, 20%...Oh Really? - 0 views

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    People do NOT remember 10% of what they read, 20% of what they see, 30% of what they hear, etc. That information, and similar pronouncements are fraudulent. Moreover, general statements on the effectiveness of learning methods are not credible---learning results depend on too many variables to enable such precision. Unfortunately, this bogus information has been floating around our field for decades, crafted by many different authors and presented in many different configurations, including bastardizations of Dale's Cone. The rest of this article offers more detail.
Anne Bubnic

Instant Messaging Found to Slow Students' Reading - 0 views

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    New study on the effects of instant messaging on reading comprehension. Students who send and receive instant messages while completing a reading assignment take longer to get through their texts but apparently still manage to understand what they're reading, according to one of the first studies to explore how the practice affects academic learning.
Vicki Davis

reQall: What's reQall - 0 views

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    Alternative to Jott worth checking out.
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    Liz Kolb tipped me onto this gem that I will look at. She says it does things just like Jott - it has several features for iphones. I'm going to look at it and let you know how Jott and reqall compare -- if it is worth the $3.95 a month for Jott to work w/ RTM and Google Cal.
Brandi Caldwell

Podcasting on with no tools - 0 views

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    What if you have students that have no computer lab, no headset/mics in the library, and no recording devices at home? Let them podcast using their cell phone. GCast, Gabcast, and Dropio make it possible. I have also included a handout with screen shots telling students how to create, edit, and embed their podcast.
Emily Vickery

Education Week: New U.S. Research Center to Study Education Technology - 0 views

  • Congress has authorized a new federal research center that will be charged with helping to develop innovative ways to use digital technology at schools and in universitie
Vicki Davis

Get Started - 0 views

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    OK, Jotters, you'll now have to pick - if you use RTM and Google cal with jott, that will be $3.95 a month. Will have to go tell my students, they'll be heartbroken.
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    Jott now going to cost money.
Dean Mantz

E-Learning Journeys: Flattening the World Again: Flat Classroom Project 2008 Invitation - 0 views

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    Flat Classroom Project hosted by Julie Lindsay of Qatar Academy in Doha.
Dave Truss

injenuity » Fire in the Kitchen! - 0 views

  • If we go back to my cooking analogy, the implications are that providing teachers with a recipe, or a general overview of Web 2.0 tools, is not going to lead to success in the classroom or with administration.  Teachers need to understand the basic foundations of these tools, what they can do, why they are important, and how to locate the appropriate tool for individual learning scenarios.  I believe this basic premise is true regardless of the technological or pedagogical proficiency of the instructor.
  • Most importantly, I want to emphasize as much as I can, that we need to not promote Web 2.0 as the future of education or learning.  In fact, it is highly likely Web 2.0 will not even exist when today’s junior high students enter college or the work force.  There are many many web-based tools that can greatly enhance learning today, but need to be used with consideration of how that application affects learning.  When I see people state learners need to use these tools because they will experience them in the work place, I just cringe.

    They may use them in the work place, or they may not.  If they do, employers typically want to train them on their own systems.  An employer is much more interested in an employee able to communicate proficiently, locate and critically evaluate information, and build strong internal and external customer relationships.  Employers and universities don’t care if a student knows how to use a wiki or make a youtube video.  General literacy is much more important than knowledge of specific web platforms.  Some of the skills we promote as 21st century literacies will not exist five years from now.  There are some excellent frameworks for promoting literacy and I’m excited to see them promoted more fully.

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    a general overview of Web 2.0 tools, is not going to lead to success in the classroom or with administration.
Caroline Bucky

Meet the Candidates! - 0 views

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    Collaborative election project for upper elementary - middle school students
Angela Maiers

ConverStations: Engagement. Creativity Trumps Clever Every Time - 1 views

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    Learning Engagement and Student Potential
Zaid Ali Alsagoff

University Learning = OCW + OER = FREE! - 172 views

Dear Phil Cook, that sounds great :) Hopefully, they will benefit from it. Also, you should perhaps consider posting the list of 101 Free Learning Tools, too: http://www.slideshare.net/zaid/10...

educational ocw oer open opencourseware resources

John Evans

How To Evaluate A Web Site Trustworthiness and Credibility - Robin Good's Latest News - 0 views

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    Principles for Evaluating WebsitesBy Stephen Downes
    How do you know whether something you read on the web is true? You can't know, at least, not for sure. This makes it important to read carefully and to evaluate what you read. This guide will tell you how.
John Evans

Search | Edutopia - Wikis - 0 views

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    Search results from Edutopia magazine with resulting articles on wikis.
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