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Cathy Oxley

Meet The Classroom Of The Future : NPR Ed : NPR - 14 views

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    "Algorithms choose which students sit together. Algorithms measure what the children know and how well they know it. They choose what problems the children should work on and provide teachers with the next lesson to teach.
    This combination of human capital and technology is called "blended learning."
Cathy Oxley

Robots at your service - 6 views

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    'Robots are spreading beyond the factory, a trend that will accelerate in 2014. The situation is akin to the transition from mainframe computers to PCs.'
Cathy Oxley

How will schools look in 10 years? | News.com.au - 32 views

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    "HOW will the way kids learn change over the next 10 years as new technology takes over in schools? Futurist expert Neil Selwyn from the Faculty of Education, Monash University, gives his predictions. "
Storm Snaith

Chicago Digital Library - 22 views

  • In the first stage, teens are mostly text-messaging or instant-messaging friends and haunting sites such as Facebook — what the researchers call a "lightweight means" of maintaining friendships. "Messing around" begins when teens take an interest in media itself: composing music, editing photos or shooting video, driven more by interests than a desire to be with friends.

    "Geeking out" involves using new media in an "intense, autonomous and interest-driven way" that often leaves friends in the dust as teens seek out experts for help.

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    Is this what libraries will look like in ten years' time?
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    three stages of consumption and creation, informally dubbed "hanging out," "messing around" and "geeking out."
Cathy Oxley

France in the year 2000 - 9 views

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    "France in the Year 2000 (XXI century) - a series of futuristic pictures by Jean-Marc Côté and other artists issued in France in 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910. Originally in the form of paper cards enclosed in cigarette/cigar boxes and, later, as postcards, the images depicted the world as it was imagined to be like in the year 2000. There are at least 87 cards known that were authored by various French artists, the first series being produced for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris. "
Cathy Oxley

Leading the Learning Revolution - Judy O'Connell - 17 views

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    Educators are increasingly using new media and digital technologies to teach and engage their 21st century students. Reading, writing, gaming, trans-media, immersive worlds, augmented reality, and Web 3.0 are all part of the new digital frontiers. Whether it's science or science fiction, Alice in Wonderland or Angry Birds, the dynamics of this new information ecology are transforming learning experiences in our schools. We can lead this learning revolution by ensuring that our library and the learning ecology we create can harness these new environments. How we do this, will determine our success and the future relevance and importance of our school libraries.
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