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A Glow Blog Answer

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I’ve been trying to post information about the glow blogs migration here when I can, but still getting a few questions, via email, twitter etc. Here is a series of DMs:

Hi John. Been following the progress of GlowBlogs and reading your own blog.

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Clarifying the workflow

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I’ve spent a fair bit of time when working at North Lanarkshire and back in school in creating howto instructions for software or computer tasks. Generally this involves organizing a bunch of screenshots and text on a page. I usually use Pages (or sometime comiclife) occasionally Word.…

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RSS Serendipity

I woke up the other morning morning to a bit of serendipity in my RSS reader that cheered me up.
First I read Alan’s great post Don’t Be a Platform Pawn. Next up was Marco Arment Linking and quoting Waffle on Social Media which quoted in turn Community Services which pointed to What’s a Twitter Timeline?

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edSurge: Michael Horn on ‘Failing Fast’ and Why Companies Should Understand Competency-Based Learning

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edSurge recently interviewed Michael Horn, co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute, on the power and importance of competency-based learning. We found that the interview closely aligns with what we practice (and preach). You can find the insightful interview below.

EDSURGE: What’s your background in education and the marketplace?

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Connecting Glow

I’ve just made my first post on Glow Connect.

Glow Connect is the information portal for Glow – a space for providing updates on the development and enhancement of the service and for sharing how teachers are using Glow. 

This Glow Connect will be a central area for keeping up with glow development.…

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Choking or Panicking?

I’m a fan of Malcolm Gladwell‘s writing. Last night I read his article The Art of Failure where he distinguishes between panicking and choking. In short, people who panic stop thinking; people who choke over-think and lose the use of internalized skills.…

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Stop Motion Pano

I am not sure where I saw this technique mentioned first, it might have been: Build cheap panning camera mounts for time lapse photography, but there are plenty of other links: stop motion pano ikea timer – Google Search

Pretty simple idea, you use a cheap ikea kitchen timer with some stop motion app, I used iMotion HD.…

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Microlectures & Multimedia: Helpful Tips & Strategies

MultimediaWe have updated our Multimedia Tips & Strategies tip sheet! See below for the updated information. You can also click here for a printable version of the tip sheet.

Helpful Tips & Strategies

The modern student is accustomed to multisensory, multimodal learning via technology.

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Connecting Diigo and Scoop.it! & Web sites


I want to sum up my Summer 2014 coursework by summarizing a few educational technology links Including:

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