Edu app news: apps, ebooks, and sites for your classroom #mlearning 03/19/2012

EmbedPlus - Video editing, chopping, looping, annotations, slow motion, and chapters tool for YouTube embeds and WordPress video plugins You can mark and annotate youtube videos with a customized player to mark sections, etc. This embed plus tool is a …

Cool Cat Teacher Blog

No country for old ideas, this

So, I've been in New Delhi this week as a keynote speaker at the EdgeX conference. It was great to catch up with George, Dave, Stephen and Grainne, and to meet Jay Cross, Clark Quinn and …

The Ed Techie

BREAKING: BLOGGER DESIGNS WEBSITE FOR SHARING NICHE CURRICULUM INTEREST

Let me invite you to check out 101questions, a website I’ve been building since last fall. Other websites will let you “like” something or call it a “favorite” or “interesting” or give it a thumbs up or a +1. …

dy/dan

BREAKING: BLOGGER DESIGNS WEBSITE FOR SHARING NICHE CURRICULUM INTEREST

Let me invite you to check out 101questions, a website I've been building since last fall. Other websites will let you "like" something or call it a "favorite" or "interesting" or give it a thumbs up or a +1. …

dy/dan

Public Education: Why Can’t We Learn From the Success Stories?

Last week I read two stories about large public education systems that have stuck with me for days. One story, on page one of The Washington Post, profiled the work of Chris Lloyd, the vice president of the Montgomery …

LFA: Join The Conversation - Public School Insights

Public Education: Why Can’t We Learn From the Success Stories?

Last week I read two stories about large public education systems that have stuck with me for days. One story, on page one of The Washington Post, profiled the work of Chris Lloyd, the vice president of the Montgomery …

LFA: Join The Conversation - Public School Insights

Why Video Games Sustain Engagement: A Cage Match between Social Learning Theories

  Why Video Games Sustain Engagement: A Cage Match between Social Learning Theories Brock Dubbels The Center for Cognitive Sciences Department of Curriculum & Instruction The University of Minnesota Abstract: Although games are seen as high interest activities, many children…

Video Games As Learning Tools

A word on the true value added of #teachers via @gothamschools

A great piece from Gotham Schools on measuring the true value of teachers.  Here’s a good statement on the use of data: Still for all the motivating anger I felt, I also felt demoralized and quite simply sad. The data…

@ the chalk face

Reform: How & Why Popular Movements Can Fail

Over the weekend the Kony2012 guy had some sort of breakdown -- I'll let you find the video on your own -- and meantime lots of folks have been pondering the pros and cons of mass-marketed reform appeals. Here's one …

This Week In Education

Teacher: I dare you to measure my ‘value’

This was written by Donna McKenna, an elementary ESL teacher who is passionate about language learners and language learning, and a new mom trying to raise her daughter in a bilingual/bicultural home. This first appeared on her blog, No …

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