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Tag: curation

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5 Innovations to Support Flipped Classrooms

There are several good news for educators who are flipping their classrooms. These new growing trends reveal not only learning anytime and anywhere, but also teaching anytime and anywhere. New tools and platforms are coming to help flipping classrooms easier, and help learning personalized. And as mobile learning with consumption of media increases, more innovations are possibly… Read More ›

25 Ways and 40 Examples of Using Social Media to Enhance Learning

Social media has become a part of our daily life, although Twitter wasn’t designed with teaching in mind but Rosie Miles finds it an ideal way to encourage students to get under the skin of academic texts. Here she explains how: Teaching with Twitter: how the social network can contribute to learning. I am a senior lecturer in English… Read More ›

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Curation in the Age of Abundance – Curator’s Code

“A curator is an information chemist. He or she mix atoms together in a way to build an info-molecule. Then adds value to that molecule.” – Scoble One of some buzzwords from SXSWEDU 2012 is “educators as curators”. With lots of Web2.0 curation tools available, what does it mean to be a curator? What’s the difference… Read More ›

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Teacher as Curator – Making the Internet Educationally Relevant for Students

This post is property of Marygrove College MAT, Master in the Art of Teaching online degree program for teachers. and is licensed under Creative Commons. Marygrove’s MAT degree provides teachers with the opportunity to link the latest developments in educational research to their own teaching practice. The MAT degree program is designed to empower teachers by focusing… Read More ›

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).