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February 2015 Blog Posts (5)

Where have the real people of influence gone?

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Illustrations: University of Missouri


“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift

and the rational…

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Added by Michel Boustani on February 27, 2015 at 8:47am — No Comments

A Glimpse into the Future of Education

Added by Michel Boustani on February 27, 2015 at 8:34am — 8 Comments

Education: Digital CitizenShip, CyberSecurity by Gust MEES

Hi,

My blog is made for ===> LEARNing To LEARN <=== about ===> #digcit #DigitalCitizenShip #Privacy #InternetSafety #CyberSecurity #ICT #Awareness #CriticalTHINKing #ProactiveTHINKing <=== for #EDUcation #EDUcators #TEACHers #Students AND #Parents.

Check it, please ===> Education: Digital CitizenShip, CyberSecurity by Gust MEES

If…

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Added by Gust MEES on February 18, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

What’s a Twitter Chat?

There are now hundreds of Education Twitter chats taking place around the world at almost any time of day or night. To follow any chat in real time all one needs is the hashtag (#). The hashtag is the key to the chat. Using TweetDeck, Hootsuite, or some other third party application it is easy to create a column that will follow only the hash tagged tweets of the chat. That will focus on and deliver each of the tweets in the chat in the order that they are posted.

Of course in a chat…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on February 18, 2015 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Admins: A Plan to Consider

Almost daily someone comes out with a plan to do something different in education to make some progress in reforming the system. Most of these changes require that teachers or students make the change. The truth is that until we change the culture, there will be little change in the system.

In thinking about how we approach, analyze and evaluate things, it seemed to me that the people held most accountable were the students and the teachers. They were the most visible and easily…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on February 11, 2015 at 3:54pm — No Comments

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