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A hearty welcome to all the new owls, and congratulations to all our nest builders. 

A hearty welcome to all the new owls, and congratulations to all our nest builders. 

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This looks like an excellent like an excellent offering from YouTube. I can’t wait to see the educational ecosystem that grows out of this announcement. Off the top of my head I’m thinking:

  • Curated playlists that act as syllabi
  • Crowd sourced lesson plans, made for teachers by teachers
  • Q&A sessions via Google Hangouts 

(via YouTube for Schools Is Education Hub for the Digital Age)

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Popcorn.js. Exciting look into the potential impact video can have on reinforcing education in the classroom.
"For me, Kate’s demo speaks to the larger potential of social video in the classroom: turning a formerly passive activity (video watching) into an interactive and social experience. This can allow educators to speak the multimedia language that’s native to most learners, while at the same time making it a more engaging, “lean forward” experience than sitting in a darkened room watching some one-way film.”
(via Shakespeare goes social)

Popcorn.js. Exciting look into the potential impact video can have on reinforcing education in the classroom.

"For me, Kate’s demo speaks to the larger potential of social video in the classroom: turning a formerly passive activity (video watching) into an interactive and social experience. This can allow educators to speak the multimedia language that’s native to most learners, while at the same time making it a more engaging, “lean forward” experience than sitting in a darkened room watching some one-way film.”

(via Shakespeare goes social)

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Leadership is not an expertise, it is a constant education.

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jeffdtaylor:

Commercials, by multiple choice. Ad targeting gets serious.

jeffdtaylor:

Commercials, by multiple choice. Ad targeting gets serious.

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how asian women age. Sigh.

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Nothing good comes from hitting “Reply All” cc @daveohoots

Nothing good comes from hitting “Reply All” cc @daveohoots

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I learned that, in my humble opinion, to be literate in Canada today, to be literate in the world today, must include the ability to read and communicate with, and through, images.

Learning to walk as a master.

Thoughts of a Simon Fraser recapping their years spent completing a MEd degree.

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The online video ecosystem by the numbers, in an infographic via @brainpicker

The online video ecosystem by the numbers, in an infographic via @brainpicker

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"Digital companies are so big, and growing so fast, that they’re obliterating old businesses. Consider these four examples: The U.S. Postal Service says it will be insolvent by the end of 2011 witout a bailout. Blockbuster and BOarders have filed for bankruptcy. And music stores keep closing" - Scott Cendrowski
HT @brainpicker

"Digital companies are so big, and growing so fast, that they’re obliterating old businesses. Consider these four examples: The U.S. Postal Service says it will be insolvent by the end of 2011 witout a bailout. Blockbuster and BOarders have filed for bankruptcy. And music stores keep closing" - Scott Cendrowski

HT @brainpicker

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Google News Badges: Somehow I see this tying in with Google+ sparks…

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We systematically overestimate the value of access to information and underestimate the value of access to each other.
Clay Shirky

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curiositycounts:

World Map of Social Networks – changes in social networking activity since 2009, a map highlighted by GlobalVoices co-founder Rebecca MacKinnon

curiositycounts:

World Map of Social Networks – changes in social networking activity since 2009, a map highlighted by GlobalVoices co-founder Rebecca MacKinnon