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OTR Backup 03/01/2013

Want to Improve Education? Change the Way You Talk About Teachers | Education on GOODRT @dgburris: Want to Improve Education? Change the Way You Talk About Teachers #ECET2 #teachers #ntchat #edchat #teachervoice http://t. ...tags:ECET2via:packrati.usteachervoiceedchatntchatteachers15 Grammatical Errors that Make You Look Silly | Copyblogger15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly http://t.co/avOSxYSoPstags:via:packrati.uswade 56 spaceRT @nobleknits2: snow day yesterday. Wallwisher with 5/6's, using @dougpete's storify of @Cmdr_Hadfield's photos http://t.co/wk9w6ZLrxatags:via:packrati.usImagineaction"a student-driven social action movement"tags:socialaction7 Tips From Effective Teachers Who Use Technology - Edudemic"It’s old news that simply getting devices for your classroom is not enough. But to many teachers, figuring out how to use the devices they have (or will have) can be overwhelming. This great infographic from Always Prepped outlines 7 lessons fro…

OTR Backup 02/28/2013

5 Free Video Editing Tools For Project-Based Learning - Edudemic"Project-based learning (PBL) is one of the hotter trends in classrooms these days. Simply put, it gets students to collaborate and work together to create and launch projects. "tags:video editingtoolsvideo-editingPBLeducationtechnologyeditingIFTTTBackchannel Chat - A safe and secure realtime discussion tool designed for educational use."BackChannel Chat is designed for educational discussions, it provides all the tools an educator could need to facilitate online discussions"tags:backchannelchatdiscussionsclassroomGone Google Story Builder"Wedding lists, brainstorms…even Hall and Oates have gone Google. Check out the videos, then create one of your own."tags:googlestorybuilder31 Top Apps for Education from FETC 2013 -- THE Journal"Like last year, this year's popular App Shootout at FETC 2013 tossed around dozens of useful apps for teachers and students. Once again the closeout sessio…

OTR Backup 02/27/2013

These dogs guard their owner's bike by holding the bars - ImgurThese dogs guard their owner's bike by holding the bars - via @Rockmelt for iPad http://t.co/Iv5eMOiNv7tags:via:packrati.usThis is CS50 OpenCourseWare"Introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming. This course teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently."tags:programmingcourseLearn to Code with Harvard’s Intro to Computer Science Course And Other Free Tech Classes | Open Culture"Topics include abstraction, algorithms, encapsulation, data structures, databases, memory management, security, software development, virtualization, and websites. Languages include C, PHP, and JavaScript plus SQL, CSS, and HTML. Problem sets inspired by real-world domains of biology, cryptography, finance, forensics, and gaming. Designed for concentrators and non-concentrators alike, with or without prior programming experience."tags:codeharv…

OTR Backup 02/26/2013

| School Connect"SCHOOL connect Connecting Your School Community™"tags:schoolcommunitycommunicationHow to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars"This post offers a wealth of information when it comes to recording things like webinars, Google Hangouts, and Skype calls."tags:googleskypewebinars6 Ways Students Can Collaborate With iPads – from Greg on Edudemic | Leading Change in Changing Times6 Ways Students Can Collaborate With iPads | Leading Change in Changing Times - http://t.co/pgjkWaWlxd via @Shareaholictags:via:packrati.us10 Infographics That Will Teach You About Typography"Typography is a crucial component of great designs involving text, so knowing as much as you can about it is an important step to becoming a great designer. This roundup of infographics will help you discover new and interesting things (as well as reinforce and reiterate stuff you already know) about typography."tags:infographicswillteachtypographyInfographic: College Student…

OTR Backup 02/25/2013

Billionaire Philanthropist Here I Come - CheezburgerBillionaire Philanthropist Here I Come - via @Rockmelt for iPad http://t.co/RwSqaiEHJVtags:via:packrati.usDoug @ Kings Navy YardI'm at Kings Navy Yard http://t.co/OtUwrbZq17tags:via:packrati.usTwitter / Cmdr_Hadfield: London, Ontario - mid-winter ...RT @Cmdr_Hadfield: London, Ontario - mid-winter in the snow belt. http://t.co/Iw66QtK3iHtags:via:packrati.usCUBE Communities for Teachers SurveyRT @cubeforteachers: A new Cube for Teachers Community unites Teacher Candidates across Ontario http://t.co/ntXsdam9U4tags:via:packrati.usAnother Disappointing Night for Oscar [SUNDAY COMICS]RT @mashable: Another Disappointing Night for Oscar [SUNDAY COMICS] http://t.co/0p2fRTr9wotags:via:packrati.usWhy Schools Must Move Beyond One-to-One Computing | November Learning"“Horrible, horrible, horrible implementation from every program I visited,” he said. “All of them were about the stuff, with a total lack of vision.” His research convinced …

OTR Backup 02/23/2013

Doug @ Swiss ChaletDining with Laurelanne (@ Swiss Chalet) http://t.co/XwtQiwYNAltags:via:packrati.usShare My Lesson - Free K-12 Resources By Teachers, For TeachersShare my lesson - for teachers, by teacherstags:resourceslessonteacher resourceslessonplansteacherstandardssharecoreScratch - Imagine, Program, ShareScratch programming - beta sitetags:scratchprogrammingscratch2.0betaeducation#favouriteGEOGRAPHY APPS FOR IOS – iPADS, iPHONE AND iPOD TOUCH – etsmagazine"Geography is the school subject where students can take the opportunity to investigate and observe human interactions with the function and features of the earth. For example, by examining terrain, the availability of water, weather and geo-physical events, one can begin to explain why human settlement such as cities are located where they are, and predict where future settlements might be established."tags:appsgeographyipadsios6 Most Good-Looking Music Players for Linux | Tech Drive-in6 Most Good Looking Music Play…

OTR Backup 02/22/2013

Adjust the Size of the Mouse Pointer in OS X Mountain LionAdjust the Size of the Mouse Pointer in OS X Mountain Lion - via @Rockmelt for iPad http://t.co/lBBYU1Ffw8tags:via:packrati.usThe Robot Will See You Now - Jonathan Cohn - The AtlanticThe Robot Will See You Now - Jonathan Cohn - The Atlantic - http://t.co/i5fKBBRJBc via @Shareaholictags:robotibmwatsonmedicineTwitter / willrich45: I love it...@zite filters edtech ...Filtering dougpetetags:filtersedtechThe Game of School - YouTube"They're good students. They know how to play the game of school. But how many talented citizens are we marginalizing, because they can't or won't play the game of school? As Carol Black recently said, "You can do poorly in school because you are too creative, too independent, too energetic, have too much of a leadership personality, you love nature too much, you are too social." How many entrepreneurs, politicians, artists, forest rangers and great innovative scientists are we…