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My Weekly Diigo Bookmarks (March 30, 2014)

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March 31, 2014 By: Patrick Larkin

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  • Amazon Kindle: A Highlight and Note by monika hardy from The Zeitgeist Movement Defined: Realizing a New Train of Thought 

    "While the business mindset will often romanticize about “helping the world” and “pleasing consumers”, the only real measure is profit"

  • A Handful of Google Calendar Tutorials for Teachers

    Good stuff from Richard Byrne!

    tags: google googlecalendar ettsummit howto

  • From BAM Radio - Classroom Q and A on 1:1 Computing

    What Are the Real Benefits of  a 1:1 Program? What Are the Biggest Challenges? 

  • A Handful of Helpful Google Forms Tutorials for Teachers

    From Richard Byrne 

    tags: googleforms howto tutorials google

  • A Principal's Reflections: A Glimpse Into What's Possible

    he following post was written by Bill Brennan and originally appeared on Peter DeWitt's Finding Common Ground blog found at Education Week. The post was titled Schools...the New Digital Age Learning Organization? 

    tags: edreform digitallearning

  • Free Technology for Teachers: Gooru Adds a Collaboration Option for Building Resource Collections With Your Colleagues

    From Richard Byrne - Gooru is a service designed to help teachers create and share collections of educational videos, texts, and images. This week Gooru released a few new features that you could find helpful in building your collections.

    tags: collaboration videos

  • Copyright and Fair Use for Teachers

    Nice short cheat sheet for teachers to review the ins and outs of Copyright and Fair Use

    tags: creativecommons copyright fairuse

  • Google Docs: Which Workflow Works for You?

    Great stuff from Honors English Teacher Catlin Tucker

    tags: googledocs workflow

  • New school tests don’t make the grade

    from Al Jazeera America - Is  technology-based standardized test really accomplishing what we want in regards to ed reform?

    tags: PARCC Opinion

  • Parent's Guide and Tutorial for Twitter

    tags: parent tutorial twitter howto

  • A Wonderful New Google Cheat Sheet to Improve Students Search Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

    tags: google search howto

  • 30 Of The Best Apps For Group Project-Based Learning

    tags: apps pbl

  • Primary and Secondary Sources | Common Craft

    tags: commoncraft sources primarysources secondarysources

  • Replacing Snow Days with E-Learning Days | Alliance For Excellent Education

    tags: snowdays cyberdays

  • Massive Open Online Courses Offer Free Way to Explore Digital Literacies

    Overview of the MOOC offered to staff from the San Diego County Office of Education

    tags: online courses mooc digitalliteracy

  • Q&A: A Crash Course On Common Core : NPR

    tags: commoncore

  • Teach Students to Effectively Search Google Image Using Both Text and Images ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

    tags: googleimage image search

  • Two Things Every Student Should Know about Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

    tags: googlescholar

  • How Does PISA Put the World at Risk (Part 1): Romanticizing Misery

    Yong Zhao explains the problems with PISA

    tags: PISA

  • Content Curation Through the SAMR Lens

    From Susan Onevad on Getting Smart

    tags: curation SAMR

  • It Takes Bravery to Let Go of Homework

    From ASCD Inservice

    tags: homework ascd

  • College President: SAT Is Part Hoax, Part Fraud

    From Time Magazine

    tags: sat

  • The 4 Characteristics of Great 21st Century Resumes - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - EdTech, Highered, ntchat, resumes, teachers | Getting Smart

    tags: resumes 21stcentury edtech

  • Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

    cross-posted at

    Patrick Larkin is the Assistant Superintendent for Learning of Burlington Public Schools in Burlington, MA and the former principal of Burlington High. He blogs about education at


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