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INTERNET

The Internet has no centralized governance in either technological implementation or policies for access and usage; each constituent network sets its own standards. Only the overreaching definitions of the two principal name spaces in the Internet, the Internet Protocol address space and the Domain Name System, are directed by a maintainer organization, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The technical underpinning and standardization of the core protocols (IPv4 and… Continue

Added by raj shukla on December 8, 2009 at 1:22am — No Comments

Free Enterprise Examples of Future Education Considered - by Lance Winslow



What Will Higher Education Look Like in the Future?





Everyone knows that our schools, high schools, colleges and even our universities are just not what they used to be. Many believe it is due to the children and their upbringing, parenting. Indeed, it is some of that and the lack of discipline in school. And yes, it is true that the school districts are generally top heavy, and the funding often doesn't get into the… Continue

Added by Lance Winslow on December 7, 2009 at 1:59am — No Comments

k12 Online Conference 2009 - The Wizard of Apps by Joyce Valenza



Find more videos like this on K12 Online Conference



Joyce Valenza's presentation will go live on Monday, December 7, 2009 at 12:00:00GMT --> Time Where You Are



Presentations for years 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 are on… Continue

Added by Durff on November 28, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

How do you think?

How do you think?



To answer that question you need to introspect and look deep in your mind and observe. This discussion will explore human consciousness especially as it pertains to education. I was involved in neuropsychology and learning disabilities for a long time and I have found some unique relationships. It is important to understand how your students think. But before you can do that, you need to know what makes you tick. Introspect with me.



When I ask "How do you… Continue

Added by Robert Zenhausern on November 23, 2009 at 7:15am — 2 Comments

New Modern Ways

Heart surgery scares me. The cost of dental insurance scares me. I wish I could afford Super Bowl tickets. I wish I could afford a Porsche or BMW. All these things concern me and I am… Continue

Added by lee w on November 17, 2009 at 8:38pm — No Comments

The web education

At present, we are seeing a lot of innovations combining web 2.0 and Education. There is a new social network .com or platform coming up every day. I, as a teacher wonder which one will make a difference to my teaching and work as an effective collaborative online resource for students and teachers?



With some research, I have identified an good online collaborative learning platform . Here, you can see teachers and students learning together and fantastic use of Web2.0. FunnelBrain… Continue

Added by Judy Jacob on November 14, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

SOCIAL NETWORKS AS EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS "A CASE FOR NING"

Hello, community. I want to share with you an article I wrote for a paper-based magazine from Sweden. I would love to hear your comments.SOCIAL NETWORK ARTICLE.docx

Added by mauricio aldana on November 12, 2009 at 1:31pm — 1 Comment

K12Online2009 LAN Party

Please join us on November 18, 2009 at 22:30GMT/3:30pmPST/ 4:30pmMST/5:30pmCST/6:30pmEST for a live event of the 2009 K12Online Conference



On November 18, the K12Online Conference is hosting a LAN party from 6:30PM to 8:30PM EST. We invite everyone to gather at the LAN party site with colleagues in order to view two past conference presentations and then engage in lively discussions in the EdTechTalk chatroom.… Continue

Added by Durff on November 9, 2009 at 1:25pm — No Comments

~~~ Advantages of Drinking Coffee ~~~

Do you like Coffee? Why?





Good morning my friend … my name is Mr. Keen … Nice to meet you … Today I wanna talk to you about coffee … if you don’t mind … can I discuss with you …?





It’s a nice beautiful day … Is it good to start a day with drinking pleasant coffee~~~? Don’t you agree …? Ahh … sorry … I forget to ask you about that first ...



Ok … I ask you … do you… Continue

Added by Mr.Keen on November 4, 2009 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Flatclassroom09-3 - Sounding Boards

Every fall a global project takes place led by Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis. This year over 220 students from 5 countries will research trends in information technology and globalization, write a collaborative research report on a wiki, and produce digital videos about their topics. Sound impressive? Well it is! These students are not graduate level… Continue

Added by mrsdurff on October 30, 2009 at 7:25pm — No Comments

2010 Trends in Teaching - by Lance Winslow

By Lance Winslow

Oct. 23, 2010



Due to massive budget cuts, many teachers were laid off during this last global recession. In some states like California many teachers who had nine years worth of tenure were cut from the payroll. Imagine a second grade school teacher who had taught for nine years being laid off due to budget cuts; it doesn't make sense does it? Nevertheless, that's exactly what happened.



Not only that but… Continue

Added by Lance Winslow on October 23, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

2nd LAN Party of the K12Online2009 Conference

Please join us on October 20, 2009 at 22:00GMT/3:00pmPDT/4:00pmMDT/5:00pmCDT/6:00pmEDT for a live event of the 2009

K12Online Conference



On October 20, the K12Online Conference is hosting a LAN party from 6:00PM to 8:00PM EDT. We invite everyone to gather at the LAN party site with colleagues in order to view two past conference presentations and then engage in lively discussions in our chatroom. The presenters will be in attendance.… Continue

Added by mrsdurff on October 18, 2009 at 11:22am — No Comments

Teaching Technique-Stop the Tape



TEACHING TECHNIQUE---STOP THE TAPE



Early in my teaching career there was only 16mm film. The Memphis City Schools Board of Education published a film catalog listing hundreds of film available for teachers to show in their classrooms. The usual procedure for the teachers that worked in the school with me was order a film, get a student to put in on and monitor it and then go to the teacher’s lounge.

Of course no teacher does that today.

When I order a…
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Added by William Lambert on October 15, 2009 at 4:46am — No Comments

Black Eyed Peas “Youth Voices” PSA Empowers Youth Through Digital Arts



The Adobe Foundation and The Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation today unveiled a new public service announcement called “Plant Inspiration.” The PSA promotes the launch of Adobe Youth Voices, a non-profit that stresses the power of technology to engage middle- and high school–age youth. Adobe Youth Voices provides… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on October 7, 2009 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Educating yourself to hone your memory skills

Education of today is validated after an exam, and most exams expect students to have the ability to retain matter taught to them and reproduce the same. Is this method right? This is a question which has been asked by many educationalists and more importantly, till the time the answer is determined, we need to ensure that every student has one method through which this exam can be conquered. Studies have shown, 48 hours after a… Continue

Added by Judy Jacob on September 29, 2009 at 4:07am — 1 Comment

Advanced methods for more effective learning

Technology has made its advent into various day to day aspects in the past few decades; one of the most important among them has been the innovative educational techniques being implemented today at schools, universities and also in the form of study guides to those students who require it. We have on one end universities which offer complete online degree programs for those who cannot fit a campus program into their schedule, and on the other end, many websites serve to help teachers cater to… Continue

Added by Judy Jacob on September 22, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

K12Online2009 LAN Party



Please join us on September 26, 2009

for the first live event of the

2009 K12Online Conference



On September 26, K12Online Conference will host a LAN party from 2:00PM to 5:00PM EDT and encourages everyone to get together with colleagues in order to engage in lively discussions. Past presentations will be shown and you are invited to participate in live conversations about the presentations with the featured presenters. A… Continue

Added by Durff on September 22, 2009 at 9:41am — No Comments

Are we ready for electronic books and study materials in classrooms?

The latest news is here, that Sony has also entered the E-Book reader market. The mobile eBook applications are not far behind, Safari's bookbag application for iPhone is one such example. This indicates that the eBook technology is definitely gaining momentum.



Combining eBooks technology with the collaborative social learning platforms will definitely changing the way we… Continue

Added by Judy Jacob on September 21, 2009 at 2:32am — 1 Comment

A move forward towards online education

In a recent study US Department of education indicates that the students who use online learning in addition to the classroom are more productive. This is definitely a move forward towards the use of online learning in mainstream education. Online learning is fun and interactive, the students who experience this are encouraged to use it more often. The ability to share and learn from other students anywhere in the world is a definite plus point.



According to the study… Continue

Added by Judy Jacob on September 15, 2009 at 10:15pm — No Comments

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