Extended learning opportunities are becoming integral to learner-centered ed: community & after-school programs aligned to #maine standards.
Bates College’s new president seeks to justify the investment of a liberal arts education in value-conscious times - http://t.co/Pb1P0Uvq
Agile Culture Conference: An organization’s culture is what drives engagement and satisfaction - http://t.co/MOv5pOHy
Fortune: Five myths of the great financial meltdown and how we need to fix the problems that nearly sank us - http://t.co/44bs7J8I
Martha Payne, whose internet postings about her school lunches became an international hit, is ending her blog - http://t.co/fg7d8m6O
Maine joins Harvard Grad. School of Education project to develop alternative pathways to the 4-year college degree - http://t.co/iQvBbIZ7
@CLykowski Yes, I would like an ISTE unconference Edmodo code please.
Attributes of a 21st century teacher: connected, reflective, comfortable with tech, an advocate for excellence - http://t.co/F9CJijZt
Interesting experiment: New Haven, Conn, turns over management of a low-performing school to its teacher’s union - http://t.co/VeNJFGFq
What the Web is For: Grade 7+8 students update David Weinberger’s Small Pieces Loosely Joined (CC license) - http://t.co/8U5nui72
Jeff Jarvis: “The paradox of TED is that it’s the most elitist org. and at the same time one of the most open” - http://t.co/qh6pUH4p
EdWeek: How can teachers create a learner-centered environment? Effective teachers know their students as individuals - http://t.co/kdoUJrPf
Insights into the disaggregation of the monolithic model of journalism into multiple streams starting at 39 minutes: http://t.co/1SjI43MU
RWW: Millennials aren’t so tech savvy after all. Facebook, yes. Other software, not so much. Critical thinking, no - http://t.co/zuan2krJ
Only just found this: Parody of Somebody That I Used to Know - http://t.co/bsOqtpCV
Tea Leaf Nation uncovers “Beijing Welcomes You,” an ersatz (official) English portal. Has to be seen to be believed. http://t.co/vLUlKz60
Reuters: Portraits of graduates from around the world who have been unable to find work in their degree fields - http://t.co/QbEigWAD
Washington City Paper: Welcome to the D.C. Urban Moms message board. And by the way, your kid’s stroller sucks - http://t.co/98nIbQlq
Education Scotland renegs on open vision, returns to MS proprietary toolset, fires team; Google works to fill vacuum - http://t.co/S8p8m1Ym
Thanks @dgilmour I’m interested in learning what’s been happening with both services since December. What are your plans?
Nieman Lab on Gannett’s purchase of human-powered aggregator Quickish: When it comes to curation, less is more. http://t.co/1GZQZtWP
9-year-old Scot’s blog about school lunchs - lauded by Jamie Oliver - shuttered by government; international backlash - http://t.co/olKtY5Ca
@techcanty Thanks, Andy!
Video: Canadian educational leaders discuss changes needed to move the ed. system toward 21st-century learning - http://t.co/eL34PRrP
TEDx: Throughout human evolution, multiple types of humans co-existed. Could we be in upgrade now? http://t.co/VXcYFq8N /k21st.wordpress.com
People’s Pledge: Angus King will discourage spending by outside PAC groups on his behalf if his opponents do the same - http://t.co/0ex1VDqd
BC districts have integrated Destination ImagiNation into K-12 schools, providing teachers are team coaches - http://t.co/REa2mmYN
In West Van’s learning portal, each student’s blog is becoming an e-portfolio that will be sustained from grade 4 through 12. #it4k12
Powerful benefit of West Van’s learning portal has been students helping other students they don’t know across the network. #it4k12
2012 Horizon report for higher education is out. Mobile apps and tablet computing moved to the 1 year timeframe - http://t.co/Gj7WzILy
Note: automated provisioning of WordPress multisite spaces is actually not too difficult. No need for manual account creation. #it4k12
West Van SD45 created an online place where info. is abundant, and learning is both personal and collective, formal and informal. #it4k12
Gary Kern (West Vancouver SD45): What administrators think students want in technology is not what they actually want. #it4k12
@szekulin Good questions. Will you ask them?
The term “personalized learning” appears to have a connotation here in BC of individually-driven learning without constraints.
@szekulin My pleasure. Thanks for listening!
@alissalu Thank you, Alissa.
I’m learning so much about education here in BC at #it4k12 in Vancouver. Enjoyed Neil Stephenson on inquiry-driven learning. Great!
@shnmcd That was a great meeting this morning. Your and your team are all ready to jump to the next level. Very exciting.
MIT Tech Review is going digital first, and will monetize with membership benefits not (“disastrous”) paywalls - http://t.co/8DiTZjr0
rezound i’m not on facebook is the new i don’t own a tv
White paper: Strategies for mobilecommunications in higher education marketing and recruitment (PDF) - http://t.co/uSLOZXiS
Video: Sometimes the subtle approach isn’t enough. BU alum Michael Chicklis gets serious about the year-end campaign - http://t.co/3jMoA1E3
Chronicle: Profile of a fifth-year senior football player at the U. of Memphis who could barely read when he enrolled - http://t.co/IGjk72Qc
Guardian: Nadiya Takolia on why wearing a headscarf is a feminist statement, opting out of the beauty/sex industry - http://t.co/aBpH4YOf
Thanks, @DirigoBlue. Will do!
The future of online media will gravitate to the hyperlocal and the hyperglobal. Many more intermediary gatekeepers will become obsolete.
Book excerpt: How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton Christensen. Forging a life of integrity and fulfillment - http://t.co/5Ru7q7gc