How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) – InformED

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“n less than a decade, mobile technology has spread to the furthest corners of the planet. Of the estimated 7 billion people on Earth, 6 billion now have access to a working mobile phone. Africa, which had a mobile penetration rate of just 5% in the 1990s, is now the second largest and fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, with a penetration rate of over 60% and climbing.”

Cited From: http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/features/how-educators-are-practicing-mobile-learning/#ixzz38DAMUBd0″

Source: www.opencolleges.edu.au

5 Ways to Provide Parents a Window Into Your Classroom

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When I attended my daughter’s kindergarden Back-to-School Night two years ago, I was delighted to see a video of the classroom playing on a television in the corner. As a parent, it was exciting to see my child in the context of the classroom. My daughter’s teacher had simply videotaped the…

 

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New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed

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New research from Stanford is helping to build the case that nurturing a “growth mindset” can help many kids understand their true potential.

 

Teaching students that intelligence can grow and blossom with effort – rather than being a fixed trait they’re just born with – is gaining traction in progressive education circles. And new research from Stanford is helping to build the case that nurturing a “growth mindset” can help many kids understand their true potential.

Source: blogs.kqed.org

How to watch hacking, and cyberwarfare between the USA and China, in real time | LEARN about CyberSecurity

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You’ve probably read dozens of paragraphs on how the next great theater of war will be online rather than offline, and how China and the US are already battling each other for cyber supremacy. The truth is, though, unless you’ve actually been hacked, it’s hard to appreciate just how real the pros…