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

  • Length: 19:12
  • 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...

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...

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,...

Edu-Sketch: How to Start a PLN

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a short description of how to start a PLN

Do you Teach or Do you Educate?

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"Education is not the filling of a vessel, but the kindling of a flame." - SocratesCredit must go to Conjure One for the soundtrack - used without their permission. I made this using iMovie as part of a digital literacy program for teachers at the Foothill College Krauss Center for Innovation in...

3 de 9 - Saber Buscar: Parámetros - Habilidades Digitales

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Saber Buscar: Parámetros en GoogleHabilidades DigitalesRocaSalvatella

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:

Personal Learning Networks

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Thoughts on PLNs

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...

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.

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

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...

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

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...

Schools out - Personal Learning Environments

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

Social networking sites have educational benefits

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University of Minnesota researcher Christine Greenhow breaks down how her research has found that social networking sites like Facebook and Myspace can have an impact for learning and educational growth for high school students. By working with students in a Minneapolis high school to study how...

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,...

How 2(.0): Personal Learning Networks, 1/4

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First of a series of short videos explaining Web 2.0 to teachers.

Sloan Workshop: Personal Learning Environments

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An introduction and overview of the upcoming workshop on Personal Learning EnvironmentsIf you are interested learning more about this Sloan-C Institute workshop,or to register please visit:

Learning to Change-Changing to Learn

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Learning to Change Changing to Learn Advancing K-12 Technology Leadership, Consortium for School Networking(COSN) Video

Personal Learning Networks ~ Continuous Professional Development

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Who's in your personal/professional learning network? Are you one of 1,000s of educators who use the internet to enhance their classrooms?

Video: RSS in Plain English

Tags: Video:  RSS  in  Plain  English A short explanation of RSS and how it helps you save time reading the web.This video comes in an unbranded "presentation quality" version that can be licensed for use in the workplace.

Social Networking in Plain English

Tags: Social  Networking  in  Plain  English A short explanation of social networking websites and why they are popular. This video comes in an unbranded "presentation quality" version that can be licensed for use in the workplace.

3/31/14 What's Next for Teen Services?: Personal Learning Networks (PLNs)

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During each Monday in March, YALSA is holding a live discussion featuring a panel of speakers that will offer perspectives on various issues addressed in YALSA's report, "The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action". Moderator Jack Martin and panelists Linda Braun, Jan...