Personal Learning Networks for Educators

Personal Learning Networks for Educators

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Personal Learning Networks

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Thoughts on PLNs

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

Facebook in the Classroom

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A pedagogical approach to using the interactive and user-oriented features of Facebook as a model for the 21st century writing classroom.

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...

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,...

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...

Schools out - Personal Learning Environments

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

Connecting, Inspiring And Making A Difference Through Video Games: Yang Lowe at TEDxYouth@WAB

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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 live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized...

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

Mais um pingo na pedra | Hilton Lacerda | TEDxBeloHorizonte

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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Como reconhecer uma cultura brasileira que não se identifica com a imagem refletida em suas produções nacionais? Hilton Lacerda, roteirista e cineasta de filmes como Baile Perfumado, a Festa da Menina...

Symbaloo Introduction

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Visit Symbaloo on Symbaloo is a visual gathering tool to organize your personal online life, to service the best of the internet on all your interests. With the broad offer of webmixes, you will find the best tiles linking to the desired information on the internet.

Identity and The Prism of Perspective: Shibley Telhami at TEDxUMD

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Why is Barack Obama black? This is the question Dr. Shibley Telhami seeks to answer in this thought-provoking and insightful talk. Using his specialty, the Middle East, as an example, Dr. Telhami takes his audience on a journey, digging deep into the roots of identity and exploring how such...

Edu-Sketch: How to Start a PLN

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a short description of how to start a PLN

Claves para una presentación eficaz

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Un vídeo en el que José Hermida, asesor de nuestra revista, explica Cómo hacer una presentación eficaz en cinco minutos. ¿Las claves? Convencer a la audiencia de tu punto de vista, estructurar los mensajes respondiendo a las preguntas qué, quién, cuándo, dónde, por qué y cómo (las...

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

Festo - Bionic Learning Network 2010 (version en)

Tags: Festo  -  Bionic  Learning  Network  2010  (version  en) 2010 projects of the Festo Bionic Learning Network

Did You Know 4.0

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This is another official update to the original "Shift Happens" video. This completely new Fall 2009 version includes facts and stats focusing on the changing media landscape, including convergence and technology, and was developed in partnership with The Economist. For more information, or to...

Butt Training (squats, dead lifts, & lat lunges) with Sarah Grace

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Fitness Pro Sarah Grace, demonstrates how to build the booty with squats, deadlifts, and lateral lunges Feel free to leave any questions or comments and make sure to follow and like me on facebook and twitter: and...