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Change The World By Doing Work You Love

Change The World By Doing Work You Love
“Rome wasn’t built in a day…that’s true. But, it also took a lot more than just one person to build it!”- Chris Ducker, author of Virtual Freedom You Ever Had Superhero Syndrome? Years ago, I used to think I wanted to build a business that had exactly one employee – me. I loved the idea of how simple that sounded and the freedom it would allow.

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Popplet – Visual Thinking Tool Popplet – Visual Thinking Tool Written by Teach Amazing! Popplet is a visual thinking and presentation tool allowing students to collaborate with one another, organize information and present information in the form of a web. Once you create an account with Popplet, you create a popplet, which is a large board to contain your ideas. 10 Free Apps for LinkedIn You Need To Know If you are reading this, chances are you have a profile on LinkedIn, the popular networking site for professionals. It doesn’t matter if you like or hate the network (plenty of supporters on either side of the fence) anyone who wants to tap into its network of more than 300 million members will want in on that piece of pie. To help you with that, we have here a list of apps – found within and outside LinkedIn – that can help you do more with your LinkedIn profile, and help you improve your value as a professional worker, in general.

Connections: Investigating Reality - A Course of Study A comprehensive general education course of study for adolescents and older learners • Explains learning to learners • Relates all school subjects simply and logically • Integrates the arts and sciences • Makes routine use of all thought processes • Stimulates creativity and ingenuity through active learning • Challenges all ability levels equally • Capitalizes on individual differences • Is consistently, unquestionably relevant • Does not “privilege” the dominant culture • Maximizes dialog and cooperative learning • Adapts to traditional bureaucratic demands • Makes provision for inter-school communication and continuous course improvement • Replaces school subjects as information organizers with a single, much simpler, more natural organizer • Moves learners steadily through ever-increasing levels of conceptual complexity • Returns curricular control to those best positioned to improve it—classroom teachers • Builds in criteria establishing the relative importance of information

Advanced Blogging: You asked for it! I was asked to facilitate a series of blogging sessions the Massive Open Online Course on Educational Technology (ETMOOC). You can read more about connectivist MOOC’s and ETMOOC here. This post is a summary of the ideas. tips and resources shared in the advanced blogging session. You’ll find the recordings to the session here: Complete list of archived ETMOOC Blackboard Collaborate SessionsIntroduction to Blogging – Jan 17 incl. Bloomin' Apps This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Android, Google and online tools and applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite online tool, iOS, or Android app with others. Cogs of the Cognitive Processes I began to think about the triangular shape of Bloom's Taxonomy and realized I thought of it a bit differently.Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes in and out of the each level as they acquire new content and turn it into knowledge, I created a different type of image that showcased my thoughts about Bloom's more meaningfully.Here is my visual which showcases the interlocking nature of the cognitive processes or, simply, the "Cogs of the Cognitive Processes". IPAD APPS TO SUPPORT BLOOM'S REVISED TAXONOMYassembled by Kathy Schrock​

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The next billion lives technology will change By my estimate, at least 950 million smartphones were purchased across the world in 2013. In their 30-plus year history, PCs never crossed much beyond 350 million sold in a year. As astonishing as those numbers are, the shock factor of huge smartphone numbers has worn off a bit. Walking around any major city, it takes seconds to spot someone holding one. We've watched in awe for years as smartphone growth exploded, but the emergence of smartphones is no longer a "new" story.

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Design A Better Business Mapping the world around you The difficulty of sharing your perspective with others is that everyone else also has their own specific point of view with regards to the context. This means that it is also very difficult to revisit the ideas you had in the past in order to build on them. Independent Project What do you do if you hate school or find it boring? You create your own. That’s what some students did at the Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. x Working Papers « Office of Digital Learning Background On May 2, 2012, the presidents of MIT and Harvard University stood side by side to introduce edX, a jointly owned, not-for-profit venture to deliver open online learning opportunities to anyone around the world with an internet connection. The goals of the enterprise include increased access to educational opportunities worldwide, enhancement of on-campus residential education, and research about effective technology-mediated education.

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