The Sad Reality Of Education Technology

See on Scoop.it – EdTech 2.0 In case you haven’t noticed yet, we are in the midst of the largest technological revolution in decades. The proliferation of wireless computing and personal technological devices capable of accessing the world has created a new landscape that schools must be aware of now. This isn’t like the other […]

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Connectivism and MOOCs

See on Scoop.it – EdTech 2.0 A diagram of the influences on the development of connectivism and MOOCS that also shows the influence of connectivism and MOOCs on subsequent developments. See on www.flickr.com

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Diaspora Will Now Be A Community Project

See on Scoop.it – EdTech 2.0 When we started Diaspora two years ago, the project kicked off with amazing reception and support from people that believed in our ultimate goal: giving users ownership over their data. It’s a powerful idea, one that captured the imaginations of millions of people across the world. This vision has […]

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Stanford Creates Vice Provost For Online Learning To “Fundamentally Reshape Education” | TechCrunch

See on Scoop.it – EdTech 2.0 Stanford University announced the creation of an Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning today, appointing computer science professor John Mitchell as the office’s inaugural head.   In the past 20 years, Stanford has only established two Vice Provost offices, for undergraduate and graduate education, both of which […]

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How the Arts Unlock the Door to Learning

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency Student achievement was down. Teachers were demoralized. Until a bold strategy — integrating the arts into curricula — helped students embrace their learning and retain their knowledge.   Arts integration goes beyond including art projects in class; it is a teaching strategy that seamlessly merges arts standards with core […]

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SIMILE Widgets | Timeline

Timeline allows web site creators to embed interactive timelines into their sites.  It requires only that visitors have Javascript enabled.  It’s often referred to as “Google Maps” for time. With this widget, you can make beautiful interactive timelines like the one below. Try dragging it horizontally or using your mouse-wheel. SIMILE Widgets | Timeline

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