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The 5 big mistakes in virtual education

The 5 big mistakes in virtual education
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Laborator virtual de Informatică şi TIC - Acasă - Bine aţi venit! Anki - flashcards Jean-Pol Martins Weblog EU launches antitrust probe into alleged Google abuses 30 November 2010Last updated at 20:30 The probe does not imply any wrongdoing by Google The European Commission has launched an investigation into Google after other search engines complained that the firm had abused its dominant position. The EC will examine whether the world's largest search engine penalised competing services in its results. The probe follows complaints by firms including price comparison site Foundem and legal search engine ejustice.fr. Google denies the allegations but said it would work with the Commission to "address any concerns". Earlier this year the attorney general of Texas launched a similar investigation following complaints from firms including Foundem. The objections in both cases are from competitors which allege that Google manipulates its search results. "The European Commission has decided to open an antitrust investigation into allegations that Google has abused a dominant position in online search," the body said in a statement. Analysis Core business

Inclusion and “Every child matters”…or do some matter more than others? | edjitraining What is inclusion? For me, inclusion is not simply the toleration of all pupils, but the active provision of opportunities for all to feel good about themselves and to have the chance to flourish, whatever their individual needs and potential barriers to learning might be. Equal moral worth Let’s start with the premise that all people have equal moral worth, irrespective of colour, gender, ability, ethnicity, religion, age or sexual orientation. People may act better or worse and there are rewards and sanctions for those but the inherent moral worth of each individual remains sacrosanct. Principle of difference Secondly, according to Lord Bhikhu Parekh’s Runnymede Trust report cited above, there exists the principle of difference. Recognising racism - Racism is not simply a moral issue. Inclusion in schools Why it’s important Disabled pupils, particularly those who are learning disabled, are more likely than others to experience bullying. What are we to do? Curriculum Conclusion References:

8 Awesome New Web Tools Teachers should not Miss Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is back to you here with another list of some excellent web tools to try this week. We have handpicked these tools from several blogs and websites over the last 10 days and we hope that you will find this collection useful to your teaching. As we always say in this section of web tools in review, our aim behind such lists is to provide busy teachers and educators with a platform from which they can discover and keep updated with the recent releases in the world of educational technology. Check out these tools. 1- Gnowledge Gnowledge is a free to use education platform where everyone can create, publish, share and take test, exercises and assignments. 2- Moonberri Mooberri is a cool website that allows users to share file with close family and friends via URL links. 3- Real Time Board This web tool allows users to create simple sketches and complex infographics using text, shapes, and mark-up tools. 4- Sendhub 5- KidRex 6- United Class 7- Planboard

Lernen durch Lehren Anwendung von Lernen durch Lehren (LdL) im Unterricht: Schülerin führt neuen Wortschatz ein Lernen durch Lehren ist eine handlungsorientierte Unterrichtsmethode, bei der Schüler oder Studenten lernen, indem sie sich den Stoff gegenseitig vermitteln. Es kann in allen Fächern, Schultypen und Altersstufen eingesetzt werden. Hauptvertreter des Konzeptes Lernen durch Lehren (abgekürzt LdL) ist Jean-Pol Martin, der von 1980 bis 2008 das Verfahren zu einem pädagogischen Gesamtkonzept entwickelte und mit Hilfe eines Kontaktnetzes verbreitete. Definition und Abgrenzung[Bearbeiten] "Wenn Schüler einen Lernstoffabschnitt selbständig erschließen und ihren Mitschülern vorstellen, wenn sie ferner prüfen, ob die Informationen wirklich angekommen sind und wenn sie schließlich durch geeignete Übungen dafür sorgen, dass der Stoff verinnerlicht wird, dann entspricht dies idealtypisch der Methode Lernen durch Lehren (LdL) Geschichte von Lernen durch Lehren[Bearbeiten] Jean-Pol Martin, 2005 Joachim Grzega

Resources Your Subtitle text Resources Hot Topics in Technology It is difficult for users to keep up with what is new and important in the world of digital technology. This page has been created to provide some resources for teachers/parents/users on some of the latest technological changes. There are some resources that are specifically tied to the Digital Citizenship in Schools book. TwitterTwitter is a micro-blogging site. Other ResourcesResources from the Digital Citizenship in Schools handbook.Digital Compass and Technology Driver’s License Activities Multiple Activities for technology users Activities for trainers of adults Parent Pledge for Digital CitizenshipChild Pledge for Digital CitizenshipGeneral Digital Citizenship PresentationFresno Presentation OneFresno Presentation TwoFresno Presentation ThreeFresno Presentation Four Watch YouTube video of education technology leaders discussing Digital Citizenship at the Family Online Safety Institute' s (FOSI) conference in November 2010.

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