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Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

There are also many more features such as media links, notes and more. The new service allows users to build instant mobile social networks, called "cells" using text messages, QR Codes, email, web or the new Android App. Friends – cliques and social chat ?

SlidePresenter - free online multimedia presentations

Educational Technology Guy

Each presentation can be tagged, embedded in other sites, and easily shared via social media. It is a German company so some times the web page translations are a little awkward, but the product works great). SlidePresenter is an online presentation service.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

The platform has seen incredible viral growth with 20 thousand new teachers adopting the platform each month, as teachers spread ClassDojo by word-of-mouth and through social media channels. ClassDojo is free for teachers, and the company is dedicated to keeping it that way. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

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The fame monster

Learning with 'e's

Klout, Peerindex and other social reputation measuring sites are constantly bombarding web users with statistics about their 'true reach', 'amplification' and 'influence'. That's the bottom line for social networks. Do we really need measures of online reputation?

Stop The Spread of Fake News

ProfHacker

In 2012, Facebook researchers again secretly tweaked the newsfeed for an experiment: Some people were shown slightly more positive posts, while others were shown slightly more negative posts. Decades of other research concurs that people are influenced by their peers and social networks.

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Opportunity Knocking on Your Door

The Principal of Change

In an article I shared this morning , Penguin Random House says, “job applicants will no longer be required to have a university degree.” Penguin is the latest company to change its recruitment strategy so that there is less emphasis on academic qualifications.

10 Data-Science terms and their applications

Playware Studios

From conventional systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Accounting Information Systems (AIS) to new sources such as Social Media, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Knowledge Management Systems (KMS).

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Making a Global Impact in Education: An Interview with Karl Mehta, CEO of EdCast

EdNews Daily

EdCast is a social knowledge network built in an effort to enhance our ability to collaborate and learn. In 2012, the White House chose me to be a Presidential Innovation Fellow. EdCast.com is a social learning knowledge network open to the public. Robyn Shulman.

How Districts Can Unlock Actionable Data

edWeb.net

This article was modified and published by EdScoop. Her work in blended learning, student engagement, and social media has been featured by EdWeek, NBC News’s Education Nation, Instructor Magazine, Intel, ISTE, ASCD, Tech & Learning and the NEA.

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Unintended Consequences: How Gates Foundation Money Steered Uversity Into Trouble

Edsurge

This article, “ Unintended Consequences ,” was first published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives 4.0 Jamie Glenn, chief executive of a once-hot social media startup, was between a rock and a hard place. Now, near the end of 2012, Glenn sat in his office, wondering how he was going to meet the year-end deadline for signing up eight community colleges as customers. The company missed its revenue targets.

3 Innovative Solutions to Combat #EdTech Issues #CDEtop30

The Innovative Educator

Department of Education has failed to reauthorize funding to enhance education through technology so in August 2012 ed tech offices in all five boroughs of New York City were shut down as the funding ran dry.

Output or compliance?

The Principal of Change

This article from the New York Times, “ I’m Not Texting, I’m Taking Notes “, is pretty interesting. He refers to himself as a “digital native”, and acknowledges this is a norm for him and his friends, while not perhaps the norm for others in the company.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

News hits us across media platforms and devices, in a landscape populated by all degrees of professional journalists and citizen journalists and satirists and hoaxers and folks paid or personally moved to write intentionally fake news. NewseumED : Learning tools on media literacy.

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

Each Friday, I gather all the education and education technology and technology-related news into one article. (I I also gather articles that I read about the same topics for a newsletter that I send out each Saturday.) Each month, I calculate all the venture capital investment that’s gone into education technology, noting who’s invested, the type of company, and so on. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Social Justice.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

This is part four of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Way back in 2012, I chose “ The Platforming of Education ” as one of my “Top Ed-Tech Trends.” ” Re-reading that article now makes me cringe.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

I’ve called this “the Top Ed-Tech Trends,” but this has never been an SEO-optimized list of products that the ed-tech industry wants schools or parents or companies to buy (or that it claims schools and parents and companies are buying). You can receive updates from Hack Education via email if you prefer to read articles that way.). Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Social Justice. The Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012.

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The Top Ed-Tech Trends (Aren't 'Tech')

Hack Education

This talk was presented at Coventry University as part of my visiting fellowship at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab. ” Despite thinking of themselves as liberal-learning, today’s tech companies re-inscribe much of this.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. There’s an article in the venture philanthropy section below about how private student loans are being pitched as “impact investing.” “PISA for personality testing – the OECD and the psychometric science of social-emotional skills ” by Ben Williamson. ” More news about a data breach at a testing company in the infosec section below.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Thiel was one of the biggest financiers of Ron Paul's super PAC in 2012. ” “Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse , more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

I’ve never seen an education story receive quite as much attention from non-educators on social media. Monica Crowley , Trump’s pick for director of strategic communications for the National Security Council, has decided to not take a position with the new administration following revelations about her plagiarizing her dissertation and her 2012 book. And this prompted me to update my list of education / technology companies that are ALEC members.).

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

The report is always a big deal in technology circles – “a tech industry event in its own right,” as Wired’s Steven Levy put it in 2012 – and many publications and pundits dutifully cover Meeker’s observations, often adding very little analysis of their own. “Why are there 72 slides about gaming, from a company invested in EA, Zynga, Mobcrush, and Magic Leap?” million in funding (Financial aid management companies raised another $37.5

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

It was an elaborate scam, dating back to 2012, but one that gave out many online signals that the school was “real.” ” The University of Northern New Jersey had a website – one with a.edu domain, to boot – as well as several active social media profiles. I wrote about this program in more detail in the article in this series on “ The ‘New’ For-Profit Higher Education.”

Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

Hack Education

Bush ), and the invocation of facts, evidence, and expertise in political arguments (particularly those arguments on social media) is now interpreted as bias rather objectivity. The media? In January, “brain-training” company Lumosity agreed to pay $2 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it had deceived customers with its claims that its games improved cognitive functions. ” “Modern pedagogical methods require modern media.”

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

Hack Education

I’d hardly know where to begin in writing one, but I want to open this particular article – one that focuses, in part, on the whole “everyone should learn to code” craze – recognizing his great contribution to educational computing as well as his loss. I first read an article by Seymour Papert in a Women’s Studies class in the mid 1990s – “ Epistemological Pluralism ,” which he co-wrote with Sherry Turkle.

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Explore with us some of the key trends that point toward specific futures for libraries, and engage in conversations with civic, social, and education innovators to learn more about what they think about the future, and how libraries can become an integral part of their future visions.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Lots of reporting on various court filings in the Trump University case, particularly those about the company’s “ playbooks ” detailing how former employees sold its course packages, targeting vulnerable populations. “The Future of MOOCs Might Not Be Free ,” suggests Education Week’s Market Brief with an observation that many of us made back in 2012. The company has raised $10.35 Education Politics.

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October 31 - Ed Tech News, Our Weekly Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He will put it into effect in 2012, instead of 2014. The Obama Administration also announced its support of a new program, conjunction with the Young Entrepreneur Council , to create a new startup incubator program and investment company: Gen Y Capital Partners. Politics and Policies Missouri governor Jay Nixon signed into law the revisions to the infamous Senate Bill 54 , a law that would have effectively banned any private teacher-student interaction on social media sites.