Online Learning and Upheavals in Social Networks – Technology …

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This year, the Web was dominated by online education, shifting social networks, and the continued march toward mobile.

Norton Gusky‘s insight:

Look at the trends for 2012 from MIT’s Technology Review – good summary of move to digital learning

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Why everybody wants a slice of Raspberry Pi

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In a world where computers are increasingly powerful, the Raspberry Pi (RPi) offers surprising proof for the virtue of moderation.

Norton Gusky‘s insight:

Story plus inerterview with Eben Upton, the man behind the Pi providing insights into present and future uses.

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Mulitple Means of Expression – Meaning Making: Promoting Deep Understanding of Content

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Jackie Gerstein shares Wes Fryer’s “Making Media for the Curriculum” that illustrates the media that can support multiple means of expression and ways for all leanrers to demonstrate understanding of the content.

 

The following guidelines related to Provide Multiple Means of Action and Expression are addressed when learners make personalized meaning of the content:

 

> Use social media and interactive web tools (e.g., discussion forums, chats, web design, annotation tools, storyboards, comic strips, animation presentations)

> Compose in multiple media such as text, speech, drawing, illustration, comics, storyboards, design, film, music, visual art, sculpture, or video

> Use web applications (e.g., wikis, animation, presentation)Use story webs, outlining tools, or concept mapping tools

 

 

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