Personal Learning Networks for Educators

Personal Learning Networks for Educators

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Can Technology Change Education? Yes!: Raj Dhingra at TEDxBend

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Raj Dhingra is a twenty-year veteran of the technology industry with an extensive track record of building strong, sustainable and profitable industry leadership positions in new and emerging categories. Raj brings entrepreneurial drive and success, and a rich depth of corporate experience across...

Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley

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  • Author: TED

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Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of...

A different way to think about technology in education: Greg Toppo at TEDxAshburn

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When did Technology become a tool in our lives? A quick synopsis of technology as adopted throughout history.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and...

How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity

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Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company established to catalyse breakthrough performance for individuals and senior teams. In addition, he has also developed a unique and integrated approach to learning that gives people the means to acquire language or...

Personal Learning Networks

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Thoughts on PLNs

Edu-Sketch: How to Start a PLN

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a short description of how to start a PLN

The Future of Learning Environments

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EDUCAUSE video on the future of learning environments.Thanks to the following institutions for pictures and content:Iowa State U., Virginia Polytechnic U., Northwestern U., Indiana U., Stanford U., North Carolina State U., Bond U., MIT, University of Queensland, University of Wisconson,...

PLN how to build one! (english version).wmv

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A video presented at the 2nd Hmathia conference on "Digital web 2.0 applications" in Naousa, Beroia, Greece

Education For Whom and For What?

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Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist, spoke at the University of Arizona on Feb. 8, 2012. His lecture, "Education: For Whom and For What?" featured a talk on the state of higher education, followed by a question-and-answer session. Chomsky, an Institute...

7 Skills students need for their future

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Dr. Tony Wagner, co-director of Harvard's Change Leadership Group has identified what he calls a "global achievement gap," which is the leap between what even our best schools are teaching, and the must-have skills of the future: * Critical thinking and problem-solving * Collaboration...

One Transformed Classroom

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Combine 29 fifth graders, 15 iPads, and one gifted teacher and what do you get? A truly transformed classroom. Also available as an eBook for iOS devices:

Welcome to My PLE!

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A 7th grade student gives a tour of her personal learning environment. This project was conducted as part of dissertation research implementing the use of networked learning and construction of personal learning environments in a 7th grade life science class. The PLE in this video was built...

Networked Student

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The Networked Student was inspired by CCK08, a Connectivism course offered by George Siemens and Stephen Downes during fall 2008. It depicts an actual project completed by Wendy Drexler's high school students. The Networked Student concept map was inspired by Alec Couros' Networked Teacher. I...

Twitter for Beginners

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Get started using Twitter for professional networking and development with this introductory course. We'll cover how to get started and the different kinds of tweets and conversations you'll see in Twitter.Learning Objectives:Navigate the Twitter interfaceRead, send and understand different types...

RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms

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This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award.Watch this lecture in full here: RSA is a 258 year-old...

Teaching with Twitter

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Teaching with Twitter, presented as part of Wicks, D., Via, S., & Rhode, J. (2011, January 27). Using Twitter for Teaching, Learning and Professional Development in Higher Education. Presented online for the Northwest eLearning Community January 27, 2011

Why Educators should be using Twitter - Justin Tarte

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I created this video to help share the power of Twitter for Educators. Bringing some of the best Educators together from around the world to learn, share and collaborate is the perfect path toward growth and development.

Schools out - Personal Learning Environments

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Looks at the reasons to move from the industrial schooling system to Personal Learning Environments

RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

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This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.Watch the full lecture here: out more about...

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

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This project was created to inspire teachers to use technology in engaging ways to help students develop higher level thinking skills. Equally important, it serves to motivate district level leaders to provide teachers with the tools and training to do so.

Twitter Kit - What is a PLN? Why is it important? - Module 1 part 1

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What is a PLN? Why is it important? In module 1, I go over how to build a PLN and where to find teachers and people to connect with. PLNs can be built with people you meet at networking events, online, blogs, social networks, and microblogs like Twitter. This is the first module of a ten...

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

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From cell phone and video games to Facebook and YouTube, digital media are changing the way young people play and socialize in the 21st century. Learn more at MacArthur Foundation's grantmaking aims to determine how digital media are changing the way...

Top 10 Reasons to Use Technology in Education: iPad, Tablet, Computer, Listening Centers

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Tweet this video! like us on Facebook: the Article in Print, visit there are some nay-sayers...

Education Today and Tomorrow

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This video was created by Tom Woodward of Henrico County schools in Virginia. Tom used the work of Karl Fisch from Colorado who created a PPT using various quotes and statistics from "flat world" thinking. Used with permission

How To Build Your PLN (Professional Learning Network)

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This short video is an introduction to PLNs; known also as "Professional Learning Networks" and "Personal Learning Networks." These simple, organic networks help professionals to continually learn and add new skills and knowledge through informal learning. I'd be delighted to add you to my PLN,...