My Weekly Diigo Bookmarks (March 30, 2014)
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March 30, 2014 By: Patrick Larkin
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
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
How Does PISA Put the World at Risk (Part 1): Romanticizing Misery
Yong Zhao explains the problems with 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
The 4 Characteristics of Great 21st Century Resumes - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - EdTech, Highered, ntchat, resumes, teachers | Getting Smart
tags: resumes 21stcentury edtech
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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 www.patrickmlarkin.com.