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In 1990, after seven years of teaching at Harvard, Eric Mazur, now Balkanski professor of physics and applied physics, was delivering clear, polished lectures and demonstrations and getting high student evaluations for his introductory Physics 11 course, populated mainly by premed and engineering students who were successfully solving complicated problems. Eric Mazur on new interactive teaching techniques | Harvard Magazine Mar-Apr 2012
Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Teaching with New Media
Safe search engines for kids? Reader Q+A at Cool Mom Tech What’s the best search engine for kids, in your experience? -via Twitter Keeping kids safe online should be a huge priority for parents.
The last thing young people want is another set of rules. But these days, social media comes with great responsibility, whether you're just starting high school or finishing up college.
5 Ways To Be A Better Public Speaker
Edudemic often features posts providing a list of top resources for a particular category.
Many have referred to Path as the "anti-Facebook" for its attempts to make social networking more personal . CNN social media savant Victor Hernandez offers his biannual list of 50 new tech toolsThese apps can help you shoot better smartphone photos or catalog your bottle-cap collection
Top 50 Google+ Circles for Cutting-Edge Educators » Online College.org Google+ may still be finding its own footing among the Twitters and Facebooks of cyberspace, but nevertheless hosts a cornucopia of networking opportunities spanning numerous subjects. Education subject matter in particular seems to flourish on the service, with parents, teachers, pros, students, and interested outsiders meeting up and talking about anything and everything.
Much has been said about how connected devices, whether in college lecture halls or elementary school classrooms, can distract students. New App Tells Teachers When Students Are Confused
Free Notetaking Sites
I love PDFs and I favour them over the other document formats and I am pretty sure many of you love then too.
11/10/11 Update: We have an additional 30 plus tools, references, and resources submitted by community members.
It probably goes without saying, but I’ll type it out anyway: 2012 was an incredible year for education technology startups. Launches. Top 10 Ed-Tech Startups of 2012
Coding the Curriculum: How High Schools Are Reprogramming Their Classes There are no lockers in the hallways at Beaver Country Day School.
Craig Ferrara is a senior gaming & UI expert at Gigya, where he designs the integrations of Gigya's technology into clients' websites. Gigya makes sites social by integrating a suite of plugins like Social Login, Comments, Activity Feeds, Social Analytics and now Game Mechanics into websites. Conversations about game mechanics — the rules that govern how enjoyable a game is — are changing. 5 Best Practices for Applying Game Mechanics to Your Website
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Today we are excited to announce the official list of educators for the Microsoft Partners in Learning 2012 US Forum. This is the 8th annual Partners in Learning Forum, a global program that last year attracted more 250,000 educators from over 70 countries. The Partners in Learning 2012 US Forum focuses on showcasing and celebrating educators and the work they are doing in classrooms across the United States. Finalists for the Microsoft Partners in Learning 2012 US Forum - TeachTec
What Will Education Look Like in 2020?
Radio, Audio, Text-->Speech, Speech-->Text
Online Course and Open Access
Sticky note sites
Assignment Survival Kit
Paola Brown Student Learning Tools
Great Tutorial on How to Create your Own eBook on iPad
How to Make Forms, Surveys, and Quizzes in Google Docs and Spreadsheets or Google Apps
Google Resources in Education
Apps in Education
Online Fun for Kids
A New Digital Divide?
Future U: fear and loathing in academia
7.2 Metaphors of the Mind
Project Switch: A Small Game Experiment Yields Big Lessons
BBC Research: The Mythology Engine
Apps for Poets!
94 Elements | Stories from Hydrogen to Plutonium
The Literacy Shed - The Literacy Shed Home
Electronic Arts announces 'SimCity' for the classroom
Kinds of Digital Media for Learning