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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2013

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2013

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5 Steps to Reinvent Yourself “You’re never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” ~C. S. Lewis Change means reinvention. Two World War II reference apps for the iPad Review When I was about 10 years old, I decided it was time to graduate from the Scholastic Reader-approved books of my youth to what I determined was meatier, more adult fare. I checked out a book from the library about World War II—it may well have been one of those Time-Life overviews of the war that doubtlessly make serious historians cringe. But for a 10-year-old it was just the sort of stuff to spark an interest in history that continues to this day. The 10-year-olds of 2012 have more sophisticated tools at their disposal in the form of Apple’s iPad. And that’s given developers a chance to use the iPad’s touch interface and multimedia support to make history come alive in ways that few people probably imagined back in 1982. I’ve recently spent some time with a pair of apps—World War II Interactive and Timeline World War 2—that take the same information about the war that I pored over decades ago and present it in an eye-popping new fashion.

A directory of urls to delete your account from web services Can't find what you're looking for? Help make justdelete.me better. easy No Info Available Learn On Your Own: Independent Scholar Resource Plan One of the most challenging and gratifying parts of learning alone is the opportunity to search for and select your own learning material. Students in traditional classrooms usually don’t get to decide how they are going to master course content. Instructors decide for them in the form of textbook selection, quizzes, tests, group projects, etc. The Five Essentials of Technology Facilitators: Successful On-Site Help for Technology Integration 4/1/2005 By: Cheryl Whitfield Many school administrators ask themselves the question, “What can I do to help my teachers integrate technology into their daily lesson plans?” Hiring the right person to assist and support the teachers is a step in the right direction.

57 Tips Every Admin Should Know The longer a person serves as a network admin, the more tips and tricks they are likely to pick up along the way. Some could be shortcuts, others might seem like magic, but all are intended to save you time and help you solve problems. Assume that all of these Windows commands should be run from an administrative command prompt if you are using Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 2008. The most essential tool for sysadmins: Automate multiple OS patching Scan for vulnerabilities Audit hardware and software Run compliance reports Discover, manage and secure your network Monitor & control web activity Manage bandwidth & internet usage Secure downloads & web browsing Control of applications & stronger policy

The Self-Taught Master: How To Become An Autodidact LonerWolf Ray Bradbury, Frank Zappa, Stanley Kubrick, Benjamin Franklin, Malcolm X, Julian Assange … some of the greatest and most successful people in history were autodidacts. As author and autodidact Helen Beatrix Potter once noted: “thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of my originality.” In a world where formal education is the only respected form of learning, it’s no wonder that many of us opt to dish out thousands of dollars to be “taken seriously”, over the more contemplative and powerful form of self-education. In fact, many of the most passionate and talented writers, artists, film directors, philosophers and musicians were vehemently against traditional forms of education. Mark Twain, George Bernard Shaw, Albert Einstein and Margaret Mead were all highly talented self-learners who spoke up against the innumerable limitations of formal education.

Technology Integration: A six-pronged approach Attention: Your school needs technology integration specialists, if it doesn’t already have them. Gone are the days that tech teaching is left to tech teachers in discreet technology classes. Everyone, especially teachers, needs to understand how tech is an integral tool to the education process. They need to understand that technology should be emphasizing, rather than working perpendicular to classroom objectives and projects. This blog post looks at how technology can and should be implemented by a Technology Integration Specialist.

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