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Using Google Glass and Hangouts for Learning English (in Vietnam)

This looks really interesting. I love the idea of being “live” with an in-person experience. 

Topica: Vietnamese education startup uses Google Glass to teach English

As this video shows, Google Glass is being used to allow a teacher that sits at home to coach students that go to a local coffee shop in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Where and When Does Learning Occur ‘Online’?

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check mark      You would think I had taken enough xMoocs or cMoocs in the past 2 years, but in my non- teaching semester this winter, I have added one more to the mix: Teaching Online: Reflections on Practice, a free open course offered on the Canvas Network by Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids,Iowa.…

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Open Education Week 2014

It is Open Education Week 2014 this week! In light of our focus on globalization and open courses, this is the perfect time to celebrate and learn more about open education. Join us as we engage in discussion and participate in various events that are taking place across the world.

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Possibly most strategic Technology Integration approach I have ever seen: Distributed PD

I met with Mike Muir of Auburn Schools (Maine) on a Project Roundtable Hangout the other day, and he introduced me to their Distributed PD project. I find the work extremely compelling, and a great model for all PD. What do you all think?…

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I’m back!

*wipes dust off blog*

Hello friends, it’s been a long time since I wrote anything on here!  In case your wondering there’s been a six month silence below are a few of the reasons why …

1.  I discovered that helping young people is what really makes me tick so I’ve changed jobs and returned to mentoring  
2.I’ve suffered from a quite a serious illness, boo.…

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#WhyTeach: High Schoolers Who Want to Teach (A Twitter experiment in #dpsk12) via @jdarnelldps

This is possibly the best uses of twitter with a group of students I have seen in a very long time. Special kudos to Justin Darnell. What an amazing example of engaging students where they live (their mobile devices and on social media).…

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Building a Global University Brand

AP GlobalThese are unnerving times for higher education worldwide. After a four-decade rise in global demand, universities are grappling with powerful forces colliding at once: reduced government support, rising public skepticism about the value of a degree, increased institutional competition and the emergence of disruptive technology.

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