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Defining transliteracy is important for those professionals who are driven to develop actions based on a prescript definition.
It appears that I’ve been living a very sheltered life as far as reference management software goes.
Social Networking | Viewpoint Using Twitter To Support Learning Twitter has become ubiquitous and many educators use it or a similar micro blogging technology to maintain connection with students in terms of announcements, information flow, and assignment updates.
Over past 125 years, contact lenses have come a long way. What started off as relatively thick brown glass eye coverings first created by German ophthalmologist Adolf Fick has evolved into biosensor-laden polymer lenses that can measure eye movement, glucose concentrations in tears and intraocular pressure. Now a team of researchers is investigating whether the integration of light-emitting diodes (LEDs), circuitry and antennas into modified contact lenses can transform them into miniature augmented reality displays.
Update on 01/04/2012: We have just published a free ebook for our readers. This ebook has all the skills mentioned below and many more facts about both the 21st century skills students and teachers need to have and not only teachers.
I was quite impressed by Joyce Seitzinger's Professional Learning Environment (PLN) model that she presented at Deakin University in Melbourne this week. The first slide on the left shows a quadrant model in which she has used a work/office metaphor to define four discrete functions of a PLN.
A couple of weeks ago we started a “series” based on the work of those lovely chaps at the 21 st Century Fluency Project – Lee Crockett , Ian Jukes and Andrew Churches very kindly gave me permission to use their new book Literacy is NOT Enough to create a number of “guest-posts” ( now, if we could only get more writers to don their “ creative commons ” hats )!
by Kelly Meeker, Open Sesame Blog New form learning begets a new kind of learning: Where the learner is empowered to find information as she needs it, and where information is organized, shared and accessible to everyone.