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Dark corners of the Internet

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How do we redirect seemingly inane goals of “connecting” beyond upping friend, follower, and subscriber counts towards notions of community and care and concern for each other, especially in places and conversations that are fraught with anger, frustration, and deep, deep potential for harm?

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Leicester City Council OERs

Leicester City Council is the first local government authority in the United Kingdom (UK) to provide 84 community schools with blanket permission to openly license their educational resources. The council is recommending that school staff use the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license to share materials created in the course of their work.

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My Take on the Coin Problem

A few weeks ago my twitter sphere contained a discussion about how to make those simultaneous equation problems involving coins a bit more engaging for kids. I read a few tweets and connected to something Dan Meyer was doing. First up I saw his picture of coins, American coins, and I thought, well I can’t use this with Australian kids, I’ll have to do something myself.…

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Wikipedia Tips from #eduwiki

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Yesterday I went along to the EduWiki Conference 2014 conference in Edinburgh organised by Wikimedia UK. A really interesting day included presentations about how wikipedia is being used in education (mostly tertiary) and a great discussion of how support for using Wikipedia in schools could be developed.…

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Wondering at #TEDxWestVanEd

A few weeks ago I spent the day at the #TEDxWestVanEd conference in West Vancouver, BC.  It was my 2nd time attending their TEDx, and just like last year, I was left with my head filled with excitement and wonders…

As a 2nd year Faculty Associate, I am looking at things a little bit differently though–yes, it is still all about the kids–they are always at the centre of every decision we make of course, but I am also thinking about  everything in regards to how it fits into Teacher Education and our student- teachers, as they are my primary students now.…

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The War of the Worlds and Evaluating Reliable Sources

The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells was never a big seller.  It sat on many a library shelf, never being checked out until the night of Oct. 30, 1938.  Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater hosted a radio broadcast that night that scared Americans half to death.… Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Sound Booth for Better Voice Overs

Not everyone has access to a professional recording studio so most of us have to improvise when recording audio. That is why we are so glad we came across this article by eLearning Brothers! Click here for the original article.

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Open Content Toolkit

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The purpose of this wiki is to provide a gateway to contemporary and historical open digital media content from media archives and collections around the world. It is a space to explore, discuss and share examples of the use of open media at all school stages and at all levels of education.

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