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Mathieu Plourde

The Primary Problem with Educational Technology - 0 views

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    "the biggest problem as succinctly as possible: Caring Doesn't Scale. This three-word sentence captures so much. First, it clearly communicates that "scale" has become a virtue. More importantly, it implies that old-fashioned virtues - things like caring about people - simply can't compare in importance to modern values like scale."
Mathieu Plourde

Adios Ed Tech. Hola something else. - 0 views

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    "A curious disconnect has been emerging in my thinking, one that has been made clear with the hype-oriented buzzwords of today's ed tech companies. I no longer want to be affiliated with the tool-fetish of edtech. It's time to say adios to technosolutionism that recreates people as agents within a programmed infrastructure."
Mathieu Plourde

Ed Tech Developer's Guide - 0 views

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    "Opportunities abound for software designers and developers to create impactful tools for teachers, school leaders, students, and their families. This guide for developers, startups and entrepreneurs addresses key questions about the education ecosystem and highlights critical needs and opportunities to develop digital tools and apps for learning. Crowd-sourced from knowledgeable educators, developers, and researchers who were willing to share what they have learned, this guide is designed to help entrepreneurs apply technology in smart ways to solve persistent problems in education. "
Mathieu Plourde

The Really Useful #EdTechBook - 1 views

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    "The Really Useful #EdTechBook' is about experiences, reflections, hopes, passions, expectations, and professionalism of those working with, in, and for the use of technology in education. Not only is it an insight into how, or why, we work with these technologies, it's about how we as learning professionals got to where we are and how we go forward with our own development."
Mathieu Plourde

2014 - Finalists & Winners | edtechdigest.com - 0 views

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    "We're very excited to recognize these cool tools, leaders and trendsetters in the education technology space. We intend to continue contributing to the forward motion of this revolution, and we salute those dedicated souls that create the human energy involved in such an undertaking. Well done! Continue! With that, here are the finalists and winners…"
Mathieu Plourde

LISTedTECH - 0 views

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    This is a great resource! I will have to figure out their data sources for the most popular systems as shown on the map...
Mathieu Plourde

After weeks of rumors, universities unveil the digital education consortium Unizin - 0 views

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    "By outsourcing digital education services -- by partnering with a massive open online course provider, for example -- Hilton and Wheeler argue that universities "shift control and economic power to entities outside of academia that develop and own technologies and services at scale." As a result, "long held faculty and student rights regarding control of intellectual property and privacy might no longer be decided in the academy.""
Mathieu Plourde

Slate - 0 views

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    "Managing dozens of disconnected systems is expensive and time consuming. Slate simplifies logins and data management between tools."
Mathieu Plourde

Google+ EdTech Communities for Educators, Instructional Designers and Technologists | E... - 0 views

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    "A quick search for "edtech communities" returns thousands of results. Here's a helpful list of some of the best communities for professors, administrators and IT workers. "
tjcanty75

8 Unique Online Presentation Tools for Students| The Committed Sardine - 1 views

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    This looks like a nice change from PP. Not static.
Mathieu Plourde

The Must-Have EdTech Cheat Sheet - 0 views

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    "There's a whole galaxy of terminology that you should know about when it comes to education technology. From PLNs to Blended Learning to Synchronous Online Learning… it can get overwhelming. Dubbed the EdTech Cheat Sheet, I think it's one of the most useful infographics out there today. You should consider printing this out and keeping it handy should you ever come across some crazy term that doesn't make sense to you."
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