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Oct 15, 2012
Richard Nelson liked Dennis Warren's discussion Addressing Problems of Technology in Education
Oct 15, 2012
Richard Nelson replied to David Petrick's discussion How has technology in your classroom impact student learning and achievement?
"Hi Dennis, I agree. It is seen that technology can enhance learning, but there is little measurable evidence. I am collecting research at the moment for my studies and there are a lot of case studies and best practice guidance, but little on…"
Oct 15, 2012
Richard Nelson replied to Sasha Reese's discussion Digital Disconnect: The Gap Between Students and Their Schools
"A great summary of the report and linking it to now does seem relevant. I am lucky that I get the chance to teach both 16-18 year olds and their teachers. As a teacher educator my biggest frustration is trying to get the trainee teachers to just try…"
Oct 15, 2012
Richard Nelson posted a blog post

Consumption devices versus creative devices – a review of the Lenovo Thinkpad X220t

I have always been an advocate of ‘learn anywhere’ principle and breaking down barriers for teachers. Tablet devices such as the Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab have offered potentional to take teaching away from the desktop and freed learners to explore different context. However, as …See More
Oct 12, 2012
Richard Nelson posted a blog post

If it is not cross platform then I am not Interested!

In my current role I come across a large number of innovative resources that keen sales people or enthusiastic users try to get me to adopt. Now, I admit I do get a little excited about new technology and sometimes get blinded by the bling of something new. However, if it only runs on the iPad or it is a .exe file, then I am not interested.Image from Flickr By …See More
Oct 4, 2012
Richard Nelson posted a blog post

Launch day of our new online module for teacher education

Wednesday evening saw the BIG LAUNCH NIGHT of our online teacher education module. Over 60 students eagerly waited in the lecture theatre for the presentation of the module that would occupy their lives for the next seven weeks. The feedback was very positive; they found the navigation straightforward and were able to get to grips with the tasks easily. Many of their anxieties of participating in an online course were dissipated as soon as they had a play.Before we gave the students a chance to…See More
Sep 27, 2012
Richard Nelson and Desiree Armisstead are now friends
Sep 27, 2012
Richard Nelson was featured
Sep 25, 2012
Richard Nelson posted a blog post

Mural.ly the future of collaboration and presentation?

Just come across the online tool Mural.ly. The tool allows you visually store collections of information. These can be web pages, images, pdf files and more. It seems to be like Wallwisher with an adrenaline rush.I really like tools that offer visual ways to show collections of data. I find these much more effective that list…See More
Sep 21, 2012
Richard Nelson commented on Richard Nelson's blog post Managing Challenging Behaviour: Podcast interview with Nancy Rappaport
"Great suggestions Alyson :-) "
Sep 9, 2012
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Managing Challenging Behaviour: Podcast interview with Nancy Rappaport

Just listened to an interesting podcast interview with Nancy Rappaport on how to deal with challenging students. Nancy and her co-author have come with practical advice for teachers on how to try and handle the four types of challenging students they have identified: Anxious, Oppositional, Withdrawn and Sexualised…See More
Sep 4, 2012
Richard Nelson posted a blog post

Would we want to read a student's mind?

The Advanced Virtuality Lab at the Interdisciplinary Centre in Israel and the Beziers Technology Institute in France have used fMRI scanner to allow someone to control a robot with thought alone.…See More
Aug 31, 2012
Richard Nelson replied to Thomas Whitby's discussion Please leave comments and suggest APPS
"Has anyone come across Teacherpal, it looks a good App for classroom management. One of my trainee teachers is using it to monitor attendance and progression."
Jun 3, 2012
Richard Nelson commented on Colette Marie Bennett's blog post They’re Not Digital Natives, They’re Digital Tourists!
"I like the analogy of Digital Tourists and you are right in your observations of young people and technology. Young people have used technology to make life easier and enjoyable for themselves. They have therfore developed skills in using the…"
Jun 3, 2012
Richard Nelson and Ben Wyatt are now friends
May 26, 2012

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Consumption devices versus creative devices – a review of the Lenovo Thinkpad X220t

Posted on October 12, 2012 at 12:11pm 0 Comments

I have always been an advocate of ‘learn anywhere’ principle and breaking down barriers for teachers. Tablet devices such as the Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab have offered potentional to take teaching away from the desktop and freed learners to explore different context. However, as …

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If it is not cross platform then I am not Interested!

Posted on October 4, 2012 at 11:48am 0 Comments

In my current role I come across a large number of innovative resources that keen sales people or enthusiastic users try to get me to adopt. Now, I admit I do get a little excited about new technology and sometimes get blinded by the bling of something new. However, if it only runs on the iPad or it is a .exe file, then I am not interested.

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Launch day of our new online module for teacher education

Posted on September 27, 2012 at 8:08am 0 Comments

Wednesday evening saw the BIG LAUNCH NIGHT of our online teacher education module. Over 60 students eagerly waited in the lecture theatre for the presentation of the module that would occupy their lives for the next seven weeks. The feedback was very positive; they found the navigation straightforward and were able to get to grips with the tasks easily. Many of their anxieties of participating in an online course were dissipated as soon as they had a play.

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Mural.ly the future of collaboration and presentation?

Posted on September 21, 2012 at 6:34am 0 Comments

Just come across the online tool Mural.ly.

 

The tool allows you visually store collections of information. These can be web pages, images, pdf files and more. It seems to be like Wallwisher with an adrenaline rush.

I really like tools that offer visual ways to show collections of data.…

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Integration with The Latest Technology in Education Field

It is with certainty that we can say that the future of education is looking very bright. Today the kids are taught so many new innovations that we adults couldn't have imagined learning at school. They are also given exposure to more practical lessons. Integration with the latest technology and the accessibility to global platforms have made the industry take a whole new perspective towards imparting knowledge to students. Though the current generation is much advanced and keep up with the…See More
Jul 25
George Danke replied to Nanacy Lin's discussion Future Of Education
"Hi! I think that exactly AI will have a great impact on feature of Education. Technologies are rapidly developing and soon there will be tools with the help of which the learning process will be faster and more efficient."
Jul 24
George Danke replied to Shanshan Ma's discussion Personalized learning network and social media
"Hi! I agree that this platform it is a nice place for educators.  However, you can find people and education groups in such social medias as Facebook and Twitter which also can help you to find some useful information.  So, I can not…"
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Got Problem Kids? Here's your Problem-Student Problem-Solver Workshop. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immediate problem-stopping answers. You will leave with innovative, more effective strategies for school failure, truancy, dropping out, work refusal, violence, delinquency, bad attitudes, depression, and more. Online workshop, college credit and free clock hours also available. For more info go to our website,…See More
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How and Why To Get Into National Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization for the high-school students. It is dedicated to recognizing and appreciating the young ones for their excellent performance at educational establishments. Hence, those who satisfy the membership requirements laid down by the school’s chapter can apply for the NHS membership.How to get into National Honor Society?The first task is to figure out if your school consists of an NHS chapter. And, if it does…See More
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Join your fellow digital learning education professionals, educators, and administrators to network with experts and collaborate on solving the challenges we all face in online higher education today. You’ll get the chance to hear from regional experts regarding current and emerging trends in online learning, collaborate and network with your peers during group discussions on top-of-mind challenges that may impact the future of online, blended, and digital learning – and your career.See More
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