SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0 Evolution, in its broadest sense, serves as a force to help humans move towards a better way of living given the current times or Zeitgeist. It follows, then, that the education field should evolve as new opportunities and forces emerge and present themselves. But in general, this is not the case. From the Time Magazine article, How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century 20 Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates and/or follow me on Twitter. Info on how to contact me is on the About page. Thanks for visiting! Interactive whiteboards are a great way for teachers to engage classrooms in learning. These tools are also cost effective. Mr Newton has had enough… Mr Newton has had enough… It’s not you it’s me. Why I’m taking a break from social media. I was arrested on Saturday and held in a police cell for 12 hours whilst Her Majesty’s finest made their investigations to establish the facts around a claim made against me. The claim, they discovered, was without merit and I’ll be instructing my friends at Carter-Ruck. For the record I’m happy to report that the cell was clean and warm and the arresting officers, interviewing detectives, cell wardens etc were all charming.
10 Awesome Places to Find Background Music for Video Video content has exploded in popularity, and it’s no wonder. Consumers find video engaging, compelling and convincing — so much so that they’re anywhere from 64% to 85% more likely to buy after watching a product video. In fact, video on a landing page can boost conversions by an astonishing 80%.
The Best Copyright-Free Photo Libraries: - DotGovWatch Exposing the good, the bad, and the buggy - A Blog Monitoring U.S. Federal, State, and Local Government Websites Thousands of photos taken by U.S. Government employees as part of their official duty are free of copyright and free to use. Based on my extensive review of government photo libraries, the best collections below. Man loses 'right to be forgotten' Google court bid A man involved in a £51m VAT scam has lost a legal bid to have news stories about him removed from Google under the so-called "right to be forgotten". Malcolm Edwards originally applied for an injunction forcing five media organisations including the BBC to remove their articles about him. He discontinued this claim, then applied for permission to serve proceedings on Google instead. The judge at Nottingham County Court dismissed the application.
In Cute Animation, Water Finds A Friend In A Phone To highlight the waterproof attribute of the Sony Xperia, the company has run short animations on TV in Hong Kong—depicting ‘water’ finding a ‘phone’ friend. Reminiscent of Melbourne, Australia’s Metro Trains’ campaign ‘Dumb Ways To Die’, the first of the adorable spots show how water killed the phones it wanted to befriend, until it found one it couldn’t ‘kill’—the Sony Xperia. Watch it below: [via Campaign Brief Asia] Resources for school leaders and educators - Netsafe: Supporting New Zealand internet users Online support. Toolbox with tools on laptop. 3d There has never been a greater need for schools to take a proactive approach towards whole school community promotion of digital citizenship, including online safety and wellbeing, than there is now. The internet affords new ways of working and learning, and in turn, new challenges are emerging and evolving for young people and those who support them.
Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship "Digital citizenship" is an umbrella term that covers a whole host of important issues. Broadly, it's the guidelines for responsible, appropriate behavior when one is using technology. But specifically, it can cover anything from "netiquette" to cyberbullying; technology access and the digital divide; online safety and privacy; copyright, plagiarism, and digital law, and more. In fact, some programs that teach digital citizenship have outlined no less than nine elements that intersect to inform a well-equipped digital citizen.
Google takes wider action on 'right to be forgotten' Image copyright AFP Tech giant Google says it will hide content removed under the "right to be forgotten" from all versions of the search engine when viewed from countries where removal was approved. Under the "right to be forgotten" ruling, EU citizens may ask search engines to remove information about them. Is Google Making Us Stupid? - Nicholas Carr Illustration by Guy Billout "Dave, stop. Stop, will you? How common is sexting amongst teenagers? This is what they have to say. - Internet Safe Education By definition, sexting is the distribution of a sexually explicit image or video of oneself to another user, or receipt of the same, via information communication technology. Basically, sending a nude picture of yourself to someone else over the internet. Either through our own imagination, the media or what we hear from others, we form an opinion as to how prevalent this practice is amongst our youth. As a father of teenagers, it’s a real concern as to how sexting would affect our family should my children became involved.