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A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses

Author: Joshua Davis. Joshua Davis Business<p>Date of Publication: 10.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>You can read a version of this story in …

The Beginner's Guide to Google+

When Google+ entered the social space in 2011, it was met largely with skepticism. Joining a crowded field with platforms such as Facebook and …

Knowledge In Action Research: Helping to Make the Case for Rigorous Project-Based Learning

To succeed in today’s complex, dynamic, and globally connected world, students need to have a depth of understanding and learning that is far more …

Mobile learning and blended interaction

PBS Math Club - Short Interactive Math Videos

PBS Math Club is a new YouTube channel in which students can watch and interact with math videos. Each of the videos contains a series of math …

The Beginner's Guide to the Hashtag

If you’re a social media novice, hashtags — those short links preceded by the pound sign (#) — may seem confusing and unnecessary. But they are …

11 top tools for creating infographics that rock

Studies have been published that reveal how powerful visuals and infographics can be, compared to written words.<p>Whether you want to effectively …

Start a Life Hacker Club at Your School

Are you looking for a different type of club for your students after school? You should consider a life hacker club.<p><i>Sounds great, but what is it?</i><p>A …

The 2013 Dean's List: 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology Blogs

At <i>EdTech</i>, we strive to create the most valuable resources for higher education technology professionals. One of the ways we do that is by …

Flipping Your Classroom

<b>Flip Files</b><p>Becoming a great fisherman is a lot of hard work. Fortunately, there are plenty of people who offer tips, tricks, and resources that you …

A Plea for Pedagogy

It goes without saying that technology is changing education. Children’s brains are being rewired, universities are being threatened with extinction, …

Wiki:Virtual Community/Social Media Stanford 2013 Course Wiki | Social Media CoLab

Welcome to the Social Media Issues Wiki<br>A resource for Comm 182/282 <br>Stanford, Autumn, 2013<br>Instructor: Howard Rheingold<p><b>View this material as a</b> <b>Concept</b> …

Weekly Recap: Give Your E-Learning Course a Deep Clean - Word of Mouth Blog

Aug52013<p>Written by David Anderson — Posted in Community<p>Time to come clean: Did you drop objects and text into your course, and forget to put them …

Flipped Foreign Language - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - DigLN, edreform, foreign language

Moss Pike was raised in Las Vegas, studied Physics at Cornell University, and after a summer class in the classics found himself working on an M.A. …

Education Technology Guides

Articles and Resources: Learn about fifty states project, personalized learning, blended learning, getting an edtech job, purchasing products and …

How much time does it take to teach online? | Virtual Canuck

I’ve long been fascinated by studies on time factors in online learning. The issues of teacher time are especially relevant given the high cost of …

5 Visual Design Strategies that Promote Student Retention

Maintaining student retention can be challenging, and no one factor determines whether students complete or leave an online program. Even when …

New OER Exchange Opens with 680,000 Free Learning Objects

Open Educational Resources | News<p>Educational technology company Pearson has launched its OpenClass Exchange for instructors. Out of the gate, the new …

3 apps for mobile language learning (roundup)

Want to make use of your free time by learning a new language? Check out these three apps that help get the job done.<p>There's a lot of language Web sites out there. Some are definitely more well-known than others, but what if you want something that works really well on your device? That's when it's …

Apps

How Badges Really Work in Higher Education

IT Trends | Feature<p>Digital badge initiatives at colleges and universities across the country are challenging assumptions about learning and …

YouTube

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Gamify Your Class with VoiceThread Mobile

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Now Available: Hacking the Academy

We are happy to announce a new title from digitalculturebooks, Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital …

Online Education Will Be the Next 'Bubble' To Pop, Not Traditional University Learning

Speaking in Providence, RI not too long ago, the post-speech conversation turned to college education. The word was that Brown University’s tuition alone had risen above $50,000 per year.<p>The above number is staggering. For the most part college students tune out during their four years on campus; …