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AP Publishes Guide to Quality in Online Learning

We have published a pioneering primer on the key quality issues in online education. Edited by international higher education authorities Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić and Sir John Daniel and authored by learning experts Neil Butcher and Merridy Wilson-Strydom, A Guide to Quality in Online Learning is designed to provide insight into opportunities presented by online learning and is available to readers free of charge.

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New Plan for Chicago – Join In

I’ve been following a Chicago Tribune series titled “A New Plan of Chicago” since last October when it was launched. Sunday’s article focuses on improving the lives of disadvantaged Chicagoans…. I encourage you to read it and other articles in this series and engage people in your own family, business and faith network in this process. Continue reading

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What I’m Using: My Story Editor

This is a really nice chrome extension for creating visual, but simple, stories. I’m excited that this can work offline as well. Also, there is a cat on their App page, so there is that.

Chrome Web Store – My Story Editor

Did you ever wish you could tell a simple, interactive and illustrated Story?

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#Postcardselfies for Everyone (cross posted from InnEdCo.org)

Around Colorado, nearly six thousand former attendees and supporters of the InnEdCo summer conference will receive their invitation postcards in the next two weeks. Upon receiving their postcard, many people will likely look at the pretty picture on the front and use the information and web links to start planning their summer at Copper Mountain, but then what?…

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Resilience


Created with Haiku Deck, the free presentation app

Resilience. For yourself. For your students.

My friend Susan Spellman-Cann created the HaikuDeck and a blogpost, “Bent But Not Broken” to guide us in resilience.

She says, ” We need to see students as they should be and help them to see what they are capable of becoming.…

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What I’m Learning: Creating an RSS feed from Gmail using Google Apps Scripts

While this is a very specific purpose, I am interested in the idea of using email to create content. Just think about a filter in gmail that could push to an rss feed. This means, any time someone (or some service) sent an email on a given topic, it could be available to anyone who could subscribe to the feed.…

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What I’m Learning: #PaperTweets

Recently, I have found the need to lower the barrier to entry for people to use twitter, construct tweets, and learn how to create a social conversation with one another. I know that other folks have done this, so I went a searching and this is what I found:

  • Blog Posts about Paper Tweets:
  • Templates to use:
    • Printout/Handouts:

    Let me know if you have used a Paper Tweets protocol with students or teachers and I will add it to this post.…

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    Open Educational Resources Manual

    We have been hard at work building a comprehensive manual for locating and using Open Educational Resources.

    You may be asking yourself, “What are Open Educational Resources?” Open Educational Resources (OER) is a term used to describe educational materials that are free to use, re-use, and share.

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    An Introduction to #2minPD (a PD movement started by @mpelochino)

    I am so excited to be a part of the global movement started by Melisa Pelochino to reach 1 MM educators worldwide with 2 minute pd videos on topics that we are passionate about.

    I will be creating a few over the next couple weeks, but if you would like to take part, this is what they can look like:

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