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Adamrussell will say anything as harry potter for. Blogging options. What other social websites are there besides facebook , myyearbook, myspace, and twitter? Technically: PLN Digestion. Google has its hooks dug pretty deeply into my personal and professional life.

Technically: PLN Digestion

I am a longtime user of their products beyond their search engine having had a number of blogs on Blogger for 7 years now. Over the years, I have read articles and talked to friends that have been to Google facilities concerning their laid back atmosphere, lack of schedule, time devoted to creativity, and high standards. Most recently, with our district's adoption of Google Apps, I have been considering the way in which Google operates. Just last week, one of my favorite tweeple, George Couros (@gcouros), blogged about a portion of Google's philosophy that struck him as his school worked to revise their vision. You can read his post "Greatness as the Starting Point" here. "We see being great at something as a starting point, not an endpoint. 1. Google gets it. 2.

Google has many, many products, but they have staked a claim to searching the web extraordinarily well. 3. 4. 5. When is the social curation bubble going to burst? You just can’t move for social curation services right now.

When is the social curation bubble going to burst?

The biggest noise might be coming from Pinterest, which is growing like a weed — but whether it’s the new-look Delicious, Switzerland’s Paperli, shopping curation site Svpply, image service Mlkshk or another site, the fact is that almost everybody seems to want to help you save and sort and share the things you find on the web right now. With this swirl of activity, then, it’s no surprise to hear that Parisian service Pearltrees — slogan “collect, organize, discover” — has just raised another $6 million of funding, led by local conglomerate Groupe Accueil.

The company, which has been running in public since 2009, welcomed the injection of funds as a way to help expand and scale up its system for bookmarking and organizing, which is based around a clustered visual interface. And it needs that scale. Right now Pearltrees is small and has moderate momentum, building up 350,000 users in the past three years. Jan05_01. Editor’s Note: This is a milestone article that deserves careful study.


Connectivism should not be con fused with constructivism. George Siemens advances a theory of learning that is consistent with the needs of the twenty first century. His theory takes into account trends in learning, the use of technology and networks, and the diminishing half-life of knowledge. It combines relevant elements of many learning theories, social structures, and technology to create a powerful theoretical construct for learning in the digital age. George Siemens Introduction Behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism are the three broad learning theories most often utilized in the creation of instructional environments.

Learners as little as forty years ago would complete the required schooling and enter a career that would often last a lifetime. “One of the most persuasive factors is the shrinking half-life of knowledge. Some significant trends in learning: Background An Alternative Theory. Diigo traction. Google. CCK11. Social Media.