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Learning to "Braid Hair" and So Much More With Social Media

How did you learn to braid your hair?  Did your mom show you how to carefully twist different strands of hair while making sure you don’t have any stragglers?   332 more words

Getting Started With IPads

inBloom & Net Neutrality: I've Got the Blues

Two things happened in the news this week that have me really bummed out.

The first is that inBloom announced that it is winding down. The purpose of inBloom was to be a data repository for student data; a resource that would help teachers make sense of vast amounts of student performance data to then better individualize instruction. 871 more words


Google Street View Lets Users Become Virtual Timer Travelers

“A lot can change in seven years: buildings rise and landscapes change. Whether you’re standing near the ocean in Japan or in the middle of Times Square, your view will likely be quite different in less than a decade. 68 more words


Imagining MOOCs For a Developing World (EdSurge News)

See on Scoop.itUsing Technology to Transform Learning

No presentation by the leader of a major MOOC organizations would be complete without the tale of a student dodging bullets or walking from a remote village to a slightly less remote school to participate in a massive online course (with extra points for inspiration when these tales end with said st…

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Educational Technology

A Few Words to the Next Generation of Educators

Dear Awesome PLN, 

As we journey through life we meet many people who touch and inspire us in profound ways.  Sometimes we recognize the mark they’ve left on us immediately, and sometimes we realize the influence they had days, months and in some cases even years later.   1,085 more words


CEP 811 - SoTL

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is essential to the improvement of pedagogy. Education has become more about sharing with others and not re-inventing the wheel. 1,148 more words


Northeast Ohio can be a national leader for education

After one week on the job as the new president of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education, I am incredibly energized by this region’s potential. 557 more words

Adaptive Learning