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Telegram… o cómo Emerge una Comunidad de Práctica

e-aprendizaje.es - Este artículo se iba a llamar inicialmente ‘Telegram vs. WhatsApp’, con una colección de argumentos para optar por la primera en lugar de la segunda para la comunicación instantánea. Argumentos del...

Dissecting One (Extremely Boring) College Lecture

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chronicle.com - This is the fifth episode of our new podcast series on the future of higher education. You can subscribe in iTunes to get prior and future episodes. This week we’re going back to school. Well, kind...

On your marks | News | Education Endowment Foundation

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educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk - Sir Kevan Collins on how evidence-informed marking policies could lead to a better work-life balance for teachers. For many teachers, the idea that their working day ends the minute they step outsi...

Trampas neoliberales contra la enseñanza pública

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cuartopoder.es - Hace unos días, oía a un periodista de TVE comenzar su entrevista a Iñigo Méndez de Vigo, ministro de Educación, con el habitual “España sale mal parada en el informe PISA”. Es falso, pero se repit...

Jugar el partido

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fernandotrujillo.es - 28/04/2016 ABP & proyectos, Competencias básicas, Destacadas, Reflexión El deporte siempre ha jugado un papel importante en mi vida. Recuerdo los partidos de baloncesto con el equipo de mi colegio:...

When Grading Harms Student Learning

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edutopia.org - There are so many forces at work that make educators grade, and grade frequently. For sports eligibility, coaches constantly look at grades to see if a student is at an academic level that will all...

Is it time to boycott the National Student Survey?

timeshighereducation.com - It’s “NSS o’clock” – the time when universities are frantically trying to get students to fill in the National Student Survey. At the same time, students’ unions across the UK are voting on whether...

5 Ways to Make End-of-Semester Grading More Enjoyable – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

chronicle.com - I know I know. Enjoyment isn’t usually something we think we should be seeking about grading… Right? I had originally titled this post “how to make grading fun” but thought no one would take me ser...

Amritsar hopes to crack ‘smart’ test in 2nd attempt - India Property Journal

realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com - AMRITSAR: After failing to make it to the first list of 20 smart cities, the Amritsar municipal corporation (AMC) is trying to improvise its vision statement for the second round of the ambitious p...

The Mirage of Measurable Success

edugeekjournal.com - The last post that I wrote on measuring success in MOOCs created some good, interesting conversation around the idea of measurable success. The most important questions that were asked had to deal ...

Want to develop your own technology solution to support your learning? Enter our Summer of Student Innovation competition.

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jisc.ac.uk - This year we have two competitions, the student ideas competition that’s aimed at teams with new ideas with £5,000 of funding up for grabs, and the supporting technology start-ups competition where...

The Art of Finding Your Groove in Blended Learning

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schoology.com - Any new tool takes a little time to learn, but once you get the hang of it, you start to see the true nature (and power) of the tool you’re using. Justin Kattan, the Business Education Teacher at W...

Using Social Media to Enhance Learning – 3 classroom examples that inspire me!

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mrkempnz.com - Following up from the honor of being selected in Huffington Posts Top 12 Global Education Blogs of 2014/2015 I have been chosen again in this amazing group and for 2016/2017 will be contributing to...

How #LiberatingGenius Is Transforming Learning and Lives - Angela Maiers

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angelamaiers.com - The one thing that fuels me more than anything else is seeing the impact that Choose2Matter has in classrooms around the world Every day this year, I’ve heard how our free e-book, Liberating Genius...

Schools told to return ditched SPAG tests for standard setting

schoolsweek.co.uk - Primary schools that carried out a now-defunct key stage 1 test must still provide their results to the government so they can be used to set expected standards. The Department for Education (DfE) ...

What Sebastian Thrun Has Learned at Udacity (EdSurge News)

edsurge.com - Sebastian Thrun electrified the world in late 2011 when 160,000 people from around the world signed up to take the free online class that he and colleague Peter Norvig offered at Stanford Universit...

Gojimo disrupts learning by mobile

techcityinsider.net - Command-and-control approaches to learning just don’t cut it with millennials, who are independently minded and prefer to learn through mobile, says George Burgess, founder and CEO of Gojimo. That’...

Parents launch campaign against Sats

educationbusinessuk.net - Thousands of parents in England are set to keep their children off school for a day, as part of the ‘Let Our Kids Be Kids’ campaign protesting the introduction of tougher new Sats. The new Sats hav...

Headteachers' union chief slams government over academisation policy

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theguardian.com - The government is “not winning the argument on academies” and has no answers for critics of plans to force local authority schools into multi-academy trusts, according to the new president of the N...

Sheila MacNeill

Senior Lecturer in Blended Learning at Glasgow Caledonian University, I am interested in all aspects of the development and use of technology in education.

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