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Trung Tran

Our Educational Leaders Must Get Aggressive With Technology - 0 views

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    Does it look like digital citizenship is being promoted sufficiently by educators? Huffington Post doesn't think so and is advocating for more aggressive tactics from education sector.
Trung Tran

Researchers given funding to put MOOCs under microscope - 0 views

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    Gates Foundation is now rolling out funding for researchers to produce peer-reviewed quality studies on MOOCs. It looks like professors around the world (as far as down south in Australia) are keen to start working on this new tech trend in education.
Mirza Ramic

Boss Level: Collaborative Student-Led Learning at Quest to Learn | Edutopia - 0 views

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    'Quest to Learn' is a New York City public middle and high school, supporting collaborative student-led learning:

    "Quest to Learn has used research in game-based learning to create a rigorous and engaging collaborative learning space where students feel safe taking risks and using their successes and failures to create and apply new knowledge."

    "Nurturing social and emotional learning (SEL) and 21st century skills like inventiveness, risk taking and collaboration."
meepokman

Can Screens Help Young Kids Learn? - 1 views

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    "Experts" are still unclear on how much or how little children should be using digital media. However, it is clear that contents is important.
Mirza Ramic

The Global Search for Education: Got Tech? - Finland | C. M. Rubin - 1 views

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    Interesting interview with the Finnish educator Pasi Sahlberg on using technology to improve education and enhance learning: "I think the best way to move forward is to find a good solution to securing time for human interactions for all students in addition to giving students access to learn with new technologies."
Chris Dede

School districts wary of social media - Framingham, MA - The MetroWest Daily News - 0 views

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    districts continue to worry about social media
Natalie Bartlett

How Big Data and Mobile Technology Startups Are Changing Education - The Network: Cisco... - 3 views

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    Ed tech podcast
Mirza Ramic

3 Quick Tips For Building Digital Citizenship - Edudemic - Edudemic - 0 views

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    Building digital citizenship - especially relevant with regard to the backchannel discussion in Monday's class.
Natalie Bartlett

Free Technology for Teachers: Alternatives to YouTube - 1 views

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    Video for access issues.
Krithika Jagannath

Storybird - Artful storytelling - 1 views

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    This is an online collaborative tool to help people (especially children) create and share stories and/or art. 
Noelle Chiavetta

What will the classroom look like in the future? - 3 views

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    A lighthearted, but thought provoking article on how digital learning might shape future classroom design.
Luke Mondello

Facebook privacy and kids: Don't post photos of your kids online. - Slate Magazine - 0 views

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    A fascinating approach to internet privacy for children. In addition to a "no post" policy for content related to their daughter, these parents have created a "digital trust" of pre-registered accounts and domain names for her to access when she's mature enough.
Chris Dede

Report Highlights Social Tech To Watch -- Campus Technology - 2 views

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    Gartner report on social technologies
Harvey Shaw

nasty, brutish, and short | theory.cribchronicles.com - 2 views

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    Been reading about constructivist MOOCs lately (like the T561 virtual community), and ran across this essay from October on the nature of the social contract in a network-connected, physically-disconnected community.
Susan Smiley

Berkman Center for Internet & Society - 1 views

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    I'm sure you all know about Berkman Center. In case you're not on their email announcements list, you might want to be. As educators, parents and protectors of children, we have an interest and obligation to employ best practices for use of technologies and media dissemination. I'm certain we are all thinking about this deeply at this very heavy time.
Mary Jo Madda

Are Teachers Ready for 21st Century Learning? - 2 views

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    Interesting article to read considering the changes (curricular, ed technological, etc.) that have happened in the paper four years...
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