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Melinda Gates and Bill Gates Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done In 1993, Bill and Melinda Gates—then engaged—took a walk on a beach in Zanzibar, and made a bold decision on how they would make sure that their wealth from Microsoft went back into society. In a conversation with Chris Anderson, the couple talks about their work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as about their marriage, their children, their failures and the satisfaction of giving most of their wealth away.
Gabe Zichermann: How games make kids smarter | Video on TED.com | English 2.0
Kinect in education | English 2.0
Exactly What Role Should Technology Play In Education? - Edudemic | English 2.0
Using multimedia in our classrooms | English 2.0
Stanford Opens Seven New Online Courses for Enrollment (Free) | English 2.0
MIT to Offer Certificates to Students Taking Free Courses on the Web | English 2.0
Connecting the K-12 Classroom to the 21st Century | DMLcentral | English 2.0
Added by Jeff Dunn on 2011-10-24 Earth has been around for awhile. So have humans. Or have we? According to this fascinating new picture I stumbled across on Google+ (via Ahmed Zeeshan ), humans would only represent, wait for it, 1 minute and 17 seconds if the entire Earth’s history was viewed as a 24 hour period. Takeaways: meteorites spent a lot of time bombarding our planet; the Earth took awhile to actually form; coal swamps (seriously, coal swamps?) If Earth’s Entire History Were Just 24 Hours Long
Curation as a 21st Century Skill | Barbara Bray - Creative Learning Strategist A curator pulls together and oversees collections of materials. The Internet, Web 2.0 tools and social media has expanded the traditional role of publisher to almost anyone. The role of curator is changing too. Anyone can “curate” online material, pulling together their own collections.
Justin Lane / Getty Images Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza in 9/11, pauses at his son’s name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Kyodo / Reuters A whirpool forms off the Japanese coast after the tsunami on March 11. This sightseeing boat, Hama Yuri, was pulled 1300 feet from the coast and somehow balanced itself on a two story house during the tsunami in Japan. HANDOUT / Reuters
Learn to Read English Online at GCFLearnFree.org (provided by Goodwill Community Foundation International) is one of the topics of this awesome website full of content and interactivity totally free. You will find Computers, Math and Job Skills resources as well. On the Reading section there are videos and games to help you master the top 1,000 most frequently used words in the English language. The Activities (Letter Explorer, Word Explorer, Text Explorer, Word Videos, and much more!) are very attractive to do with sounds and pictures. GCFLearnFree.org - Reading
Free Technology for Teachers: 15 Things Teachers & Students Can Do With Edmodo | English 2.0
François Sinzikiramuka, perpetrator (left); Christophe Karorero, survivor. Jean Pierre Karenzi, perpetrator (left); Viviane Nyiramana, survivor. Godefroid Mudaheranwa, perpetrator (left); Evasta Mukanyandwi, survivor.
An Education Revolution: Automate and Humanize! | English 2.0
Lessons for digital natives | English 2.0
Predicting the Future of Computing - Interactive Feature
Web 2.0 and Language Teaching · leonardolinks
English 2.0 by Leonardo Pena on Prezi
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Facebook and Grades | English 2.0
The response to our inforgraphic on sharing trends from 2010 was so high, we knew we had to follow up this year. Allow us to introduce trends in sharing for 2011. Beyond just the most popular sharing services, we’ve taken a look back at the most shared stories this year. Sharing Trends in 2011
The Education Technologies That Educators Believe Can Have The Biggest Impact On Student Learning (Survey Results) | Emerging Education Technology | English 2.0
The Benefit and Danger of Education Technology - Edudemic | English 2.0 The rapid changes in technology over the last 75 years have created enormous opportunities for education. While some technologies such as the computer were adopted early on, a reluctance to embrace change coupled with a lack of funding has resulted in a continuing dependence on chalkboards and other anachronistic technologies. The extent to which schools adopt new technologies, not surprisingly, often depends on how well they’re funded. It isn’t uncommon for schools that are separated by very little physical distance to be at opposite ends of the technology gap.
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Education has truly come a long way. However, it still has a very long way to go. Thanks to social networks like Twitter, teachers are able to collaborate and share resources like never before. But what about students?
International Society for Technology in Education - Blog > Top 5 Free Web Tools You Can Use in Your Classroom | English 2.0
Editor's Note:Posts about the flipped class on The Daily Riff beginning in January 2011 have generated over 240,000 views to-date - thanks contributors and readers . . . See our other links related to the flipped class below this guest post. Since this post was written, Bergmann and Sams have released their book, Flip your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day. Do check it out. - C.J. Westerberg
How 5 Tech Giants Are Giving Back to Education | English 2.0
Obvious to You, Amazing to Others Animated by Plainly Simple Studios
for Schools Welcome to YouTube! The location filter shows you popular videos from the selected country or region on lists like Most Viewed and in search results.To change your location filter, please use the links in the footer at the bottom of the page. Click "OK" to accept this setting, or click "Cancel" to set your location filter to "Worldwide". The location filter shows you popular videos from the selected country or region on lists like Most Viewed and in search results.
Google Presents YouTube for Schools, Makes Video World Safe for Teachers | English 2.0
Online Education: Is It Right For You? [Infographic] | English 2.0
10 High-Tech Ways To Teach Complex Lessons - Edudemic | English 2.0
High Tech Schools: 7 Innovative Ways Teachers Are Using Tech In The Classroom | English 2.0
4 easy ways to incorporate technology into ELT (for you and your students) | English 2.0
The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic | English 2.0
» 100+ examples of use of social media for learning C4LPT | English 2.0
5 Best Practices for Educators on Facebook | English 2.0
» Top Tools 2011 C4LPT | English 2.0
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5 Resolutions to Get Your Year Started Right: A Holiday eCard from Atomic Learning | English 2.0
The 10 biggest ed-tech stories of 2011 | eSchool News | English 2.0