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Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education

Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education
Zaneta Stepien explains what the Internet of Things is, and why we should be excited about it. Technology never fails to bring us exciting developments and always promises to make our lives better. In recent years, there has been an explosion of technological creativity and innovation, with bold projects being undertaken in all corners of the Earth: from wireless power, 3D printing, gamification, autonomous vehicles and Automatic Content Recognition, to mobile robots and -- the topic of this post -- The Internet of Things, or, as some call it, The Internet of Everything. Sounds grand? Well, it's probably because it is. The promise of this enterprise is nothing short of game-changing,

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Edublog An edublog is a blog created for educational purposes. Edublogs archive and support student and teacher learning by facilitating reflection, questioning by self and others, collaboration[1] and by providing contexts for engaging in higher-order thinking.[2][3] Edublogs proliferated when blogging architecture became more simplified and teachers perceived the instructional potential of blogs as an online resource.[1] The use of blogs has become popular in education institutions including public schools and colleges.[4] Blogs can be useful tools for sharing information and tips among co-workers, providing information for students, or keeping in contact with parents. Common examples include blogs written by or for teachers, blogs maintained for the purpose of classroom instruction, or blogs written about educational policy.

Two great quotes about education technology I heard one very quotable thing today, and read another very quotable thing. The first was to do with copyright, the second to do with embracing technology in education. See what you think: Copyright Tom Kent, of the Associated Press, was speaking at a Westminster Forum conference on the theme of the future of news.

A 21st Century Education Film Series Personalizing Public Education, George McKenna George McKenna was born and reared in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he distinguished himself as a scholar and multi-sport athlete and where the seeds of his civil and human rights activism were nurtured. Upon receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics from Xavier University, at the age of 20, he was awarded a teaching fellowship to Loyola University, Chicago, where he earned an M.A. in mathematics. He holds a Doctor of Education Degree from Xavier University. Dr. Education Week By Peter Greene June 10, 2015 at 8:41 AM Balancing the Equation: Supply and Demand in Tomorrow's School Choice Marketplaces offers a more nuanced view of a charter-choice landscape than the freemarket acolytes at AEI have presented in the past, but it still reads like an exercise in unicorn farming. By Peter Greene June 3, 2015 at 11:49 AM

12 Resources All Social Studies Te One of the things that some readers may not know about me is that I actually do have a day job and don't spend the whole day on the Internet. My day job is teaching high school social studies. For the last couple of years my teaching assignments have been US History and US Civics. In the past I've also taught World Studies courses. Over the last few years I've come realize that there are some websites and free resources with which every social studies teacher should be familiar.

Lessons taught in 3D help children learn more and behave better as it increases levels of concentration By Gareth Finighan Updated: 21:00 GMT, 6 January 2012 Pupils remember more and behave better when 3D images are used in lessons, research suggests. They are quicker to learn and absorb new concepts, and display higher levels of concentration. Group for teachers and researchers who want to share knowledge across the world + New .COMs $7.99/yr plus 18 cents/yr ICANN fee. Discount based on new one-year registration prices as of 1/27/2012 with sale price reflected in your shopping cart at checkout. Discount applies to new registrations and renewals and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Domains purchased through this offer will renew at regular price after the initial term has expired. Offer ends May 31, 2012 5:00 pm (MST). † Good for one 1-year registration of any available .COM, .US, .BIZ, .INFO, .NET or .ORG ‡ Annual discounts available on NEW purchases only. GoDaddy.com is the world's No. 1 ICANN-accredited domain name registrar for .COM, .NET, .ORG, .INFO, .BIZ and .US domain extensions.

Bytesize Science Welcome to Bytesize Science, an educational, entertaining podcast for young listeners from the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. Posted every Monday, it translates scientific discoveries from ACS' 36 scientific journals into intriguing stories for kids of all ages about science, medicine, energy, food, and much more. Claim this podcast Remove this podcast Play Latest Episode: Vocabulary 2.0: 15 Tips, Tools, & Resources Posted by Shelly Terrell on Saturday, February 20th 2010 Part of the Cool Sites series In every subject students must acquire new vocabulary, which is often taught through rote memorization. How do we engage learners to engage with new vocabulary? In a previous post I shared with you 12 word cloud resources .

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