Effective Digital Learning I was asked yesterday what I considered to be the four components of effective digital learning. (Why four? The person who asked me wanted four, there may be more but this is the parameters I was given.) The question intrigued me. The focus was a little bit to do with tools to use for learning, but also pedagogy was an underlying core. So I have pared down my four core elements, but I have embedded these in a number of underlying assumptions. Startup America: A Campaign To Celebrate, Inspire And Accelerate Entrepreneurship Note from the editor: This is a guest post from Aneesh Chopra, United States Chief Technology Officer. During last week’s State of the Union address, President Obama challenged the Nation to out-educate, out-innovate, and out-build our competition to win the future. A critical ingredient in this endeavor is the creative spirit of the American entrepreneur that featured prominently in the President’s Strategy for American Innovation – a framework for long-term economic growth and sustainable job creation. Today, President Obama celebrated the launch of Startup America, a national (public/private) campaign to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship across all corners of the country, and the formation of the Startup America Partnership to catalyze private support for entrepreneurial ecosystems. To kick-start the campaign, the Obama Administration announced 27 public and private commitments organized across five key goals:
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63 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed–Treasure Chest, Feb. 6, 2011 Here is this week’s edition of Treasure Chest–63 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed. I know, that’s a lot! What’s funny though is that I thought this week would bring my fewest number of resources. Due to time constraints this week, I didn’t think I was doing a very good job of curating resources.
Self-tracking links to get you started About Videos Forums Self-Tracking Links Check out the new Quantified Self Complete Guide to Self-Tracking! Making A Cool Login System With PHP, MySQL & jQuery Martin Angelov Introduction Today we are making a cool & simple login / registration system. It will give you the ability to easily create a member-only area on your site and provide an easy registration process. Patterns: Learning, Thinking, Creating By Kevin Washburn, on January 10th, 2012 It seems contradictory. The brain seeks and sees patterns, but when asked to find patterns, many people become uneasy.
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Write, Photograph And Film Local News As It Breaks With Meporter Meporter is a location-based news app that enables you to write, photograph, and record video of your local news as it breaks, and then to share those stories with anyone who owns a mobile phone or has an Internet connection. Using the Meporter app on your iPhone or iPod Touch, you can take a picture, make, a video, or write your own story, and post it for the world to see — all in a matter of minutes. You can post about items for sale, new styles and trends, local politics, area businesses, yard sales in progress, traffic conditions – anything that’s happening in your neck of the woods.
Google Plus: Tips, tricks & how-to's Google Plus is another social network where you post status updates and share photos, just like Facebook — or is it? Actually, Google's latest project combines multiple services that make it more flexible and customizable than its competitors; for example, users can control exactly how their information is shared with features like "Circles," which separate contacts into distinct groups like friends, family and co-workers. While it's currently open to invited users only, it will soon be available to everyone. Described by Google as "real life sharing, re-thought for the web," Google+ makes it easy to tailor your online communication to your own needs and preferences. How to use Google+