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50 Activities for the First Day of School by Walton Burn. My book review

Dear teachers,

If you are like me, I bet you love having a good stock of resources and activities ready to use at any moment during the class, for breaking the ice, for fixing some language issue or for those moments when we feel there’s a need to ditch the lesson plan.…
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Can You Share the Link, Please – Read Write Respond

In regards to sharing openly, Doug Belshaw recommend s creating a canonical URL. The intent is to provide a starting point for people to engage with and build upon your work and ideas. This could be one space in which to share everything or you could have a separate link for each project.
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Building on-line Communities – #clmooc example

Below is an archive of a Connected Learning #clmoc Twitter chat that took place last week. It was created by Kevin Hodgson, a middle school teacher from Massachusetts.


You can find this and other ideas submitted by Kevin and #clmooc members in this G+ community and this Facebook community.…
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GPX Shrinking

walk-map

I occasionally make simple mashup of of gpx, google maps and flickr photos of walks. I record gpx on the Trails app on my phone, take photos with the phone too as they are nicely geo tagged and flickr  can use that information and provide in the API 1.…

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Online Learning Insight Panel

Call for Candidates

Announcement of Academic Partnerships Online Learning Insight Panel

AP is seeking 8-15 Volunteer Online Learning Advisors

Call for Candidates - AP Online Learning Insight Panel www.FacultyeCommons.com

Call for Candidates – AP Online Learning Insight Panel www.FacultyeCommons.com

Useful.  Innovative.

Since 2008, Academic Partnerships (AP) has helped numerous public universities launch and support online degree programs. 

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ImageOptim

imageOptim

I know we are in the days of lots of free space, but it is worth remembering when blogging (or making webpages) shrinking images is worth doing for your visitors.

I don’t always do it, but today as I updates a Glow Blogs Help page, I saved nearly half the space by using, ImageOptim — better Save for Web.…

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Teaching Presence and Facilitation

“Those teachers who are students of their own effects are the teachers who are the most influential in raising students’ achievement.”

~John Hattie

One of the largest influences on student satisfaction and/or success is a faculty member’s direct interaction with students during a course, whether provided asynchronously / synchronously or as individual / group communication.

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Instagram GO

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Dean Groom on Poekemon Go:

Teachers should care about Pokémon Go! – after from the initial network effects (craze) as it is a good way for kids to develop socially. It isn’t designed for education and certainly presents the all too common accessibility issues of commercial games – but THIS game leads you to start thinking about why games, play and learning are important – and how they can be connected with helping children deal with saturated media cultures – Great!

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“Expert” vs “Novice” – Examining the “boundary” concept in informal learning environments

We are examining the idea of research around informal learning opportunities this week in my EdD class. My experiences come from cMOOCs, in particular my experiences as learner in #Change11 and #Moocmooc, lead conspirator of #etmooc lead facilitator of #DigiFoot12 #ceetopen and #oclmooc.

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syndicating 5313 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs