Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Eight-Minute Lecture Keeps Students Engaged

Mini-lectures, interspersed with activities, discussions, and time for reflection, helped ensure students received the content and remained engaged. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.facultyfocus.com See on Scoop.it – Collaboration in teaching and learning Advertisements

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Children’s apps and websites raise privacy concerns

Given the publicity attracted by recent high-profile data breaches and the consequences for those whose personal information was subsequently leaked, it may, perhaps, concern parents to learn that around half of the sites examined by GPEN were happily and willingly … Continue reading

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Using Scribd to monetise your writing work

Making the transition from free blogger to commercial writer can be a difficult one though. Sometimes it can come in the form of an offer from a publisher and at others we can generate revenue from including adds or reviews … Continue reading

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Why Are Migrants Surging Into Europe Now?

The steady stream of migrants in past years has turned into a torrent this year. Here’s a primer on the main forces at work. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.npr.org See on Scoop.it – Collaboration in teaching and learning

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Online Teacher Book Clubs: Promoting a Culture of Professional Development

Starting an online book club for teachers at your school can promote professional development and teamwork through introducing new ideas without impacting everyone’s already-busy schedule. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.edutopia.org See on Scoop.it – Collaboration in teaching and learning

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Why people love immersive, interactive experiences – and how you can create amazing ones

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Google Street View

Get Google Street View on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews. Sourced through Scoop.it from: itunes.apple.com See on Scoop.it – Handy Online Tools for Schools

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