Everyone loves finding a little gem (or pearl) of wisdom. This section contains cool/useful ideas that I've collected from others. Thanks in advance for any ideas in here. Oct 30
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It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it. Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google has to offer?
One of the things that I like the most about the field of instructional design is the opportunity to think about that hard to quantify meta-level where you are teaching someone how to teach someone else.
A digital native is a person who was born during or after the general introduction of digital technologies and through interacting with digital technology from an early age, has a greater understanding of its concepts. Alternatively, this term can describe people born during or after 1960s, as the Digital Age began at that time; but in most cases, the term focuses on people who grew up with the technology that became prevalent in the latter part of the 20th century and continues to evolve today.
I’m not trying to insult America’s clueless; exactly the opposite, in fact.
Sharing the web with students can be a challenge.
Guide updated January 18, 2012 Google+ : It's the hot social network on the block. In just a few months, Google's competitor to Facebook and Twitter has amassed more than 40 million users , and its growth hasn't stopped .