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Top 10 Tips to Use Word Clouds in eLearning - eLearning Industry

Word clouds are ideal for eLearning professionals who are looking for ways to visually represent text, whether this is content within an eLearning course or writings of the learners.

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WEB2.0 For Education

For THEIR Future

“We need to prepare students for their future, not our past.” – Daniel Pink

Daniel Pink’s oft-repeated words serve as a constant reminder of our work as educators and parents.

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21st Century Skills

Sample state assessment, historical thinking assessment tools, and useful primary sources


Okay. I’m an idiot. Several (many) of you have noticed that I said that I attached Don’s presentation. But I never did. Now I have. 544 more words


Teaching and assessing problem solving skills - PISA recommendations

In 2012 PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), which operates under the OECD, released their evaluation of problem solving skills in 15 year old students. The study defined problem solving and established an assessment regime. 2,047 more words

21st Century Skills

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn’t Exist



Are Americans getting dumber?

Our math skills are falling. Our reading skills are weakening. Our children have become less literate than children in many developed countries. 1,310 more words


Educational Leadership as a Skilled Trade

I am a journeyman auto mechanic.   I went to school for several years and accumulated 7200 hours of apprenticeship with veteran technicians, to hone this craft.   301 more words

Funding Watch: Verizon Innovative App Challenge

From the Verizon Foundation: “The Verizon Innovative App Challenge is an exciting, creative and collaborative competition that offers $20,000 grants for winning middle schools and high schools and Samsung Galaxy Tabs for students on the winning teams. 41 more words