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The Growth Mindset

Strategies, ideas, focus, and perseverance have often been referred to as “grit.” In broader terms, it is a growth mindset, which allows us to approach challenges openly and with acceptance. 14 more words

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National Archives Making Thousands of Images Available via Wikimedia Commons

The National Archives has uploaded thousands of images to Wikimedia Commons, making them available free of charge to the general public. 

“By uploading digital content there, we make it readily available for Wikipedia editors to embed in Wikipedia articles, making them far more visible than they are in our own catalog,” said Dominic McDevitt-Parks, digital content specialist and Wikipedian in Residence at NARA.

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A boatload of Chromebook goodies

I’ve always been an Apple guy. Way back in the early 80s, I got started on an Apple IIe and nine-pin matrix printer before spending a few years in the wilderness with a clunky HP laptop.  228 more words


From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: Bringing Khan Academy (Lite) Around the World (EdSurge News)

Khan Academy has often been hailed as the world’s teacher. Unfortunately, an estimated 4.5 billion people have no Internet access. So when a former intern at Khan Academy, Jamie Alexandre, created an offline version of the platform, dubbed “KA Lite,” in December 2012, the world took notice.Currently…

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Google plans YouTube clean-up, ready for kid customers

Google’s so keen on getting underage advertising targets children onto its services, it’s even mulling how to clean up the swamp that is YouTube.

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Jennifer Carey reblogged this on Indiana Jen and commented:

Perhaps an argument for unblocking YouTube at your school!

Adult Education: Finally Hip to the Game (EdSurge News)

Not too long ago, Santa Ana College instructor
Susan Gaer found herself in class describing the steps required to obtain a passport. Her students – mostly English Language Learners of varying ages – began typing notes into their cell phones.

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Useful links

   by  Ken Whytock 

  • Movenote Movenote is available on any browser and can be accessed with your Google account. Create video presentations quickly with your webcam and share them worldwide.

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