Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: Data vs Privacy

December 12, 2013

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John Clayton‘s insight:

While this looks like a typical short opinion magazine piece it is in facr very thoughtful, worth a read.

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7 Reasons 2013 Was the Year of Google

December 12, 2013

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For Google, 2013 was just another year during which it solidified its place in the center of just about every area of the Internet economy.

John Clayton‘s insight:

This illustrates to me the power of the "advertising brand". It notes people link smart-phone with the iPhone while in actual fact 81% of the market is Android based. 

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UK business use of social media

December 12, 2013

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Some really interesting data on UK businesses use of social media recently released by the Office for National Statistics in the form of this infographic:

John Clayton‘s insight:

I think this confirms what we already know, social networking is here to stay.

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How To Use Pinterest With Bloom’s Taxonomy Infographic

December 11, 2013

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Would you like to know How to use Pinterest in the Classroom in a meaningful and relevant way? At the How To Use Pinterest With Bloom’s Taxonomy Infographic

John Clayton‘s insight:

Some nice tips

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Simulations in e-Learning: The power of experiential learning

December 11, 2013

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With evolving technologies, the need for high-end e-learning is also on a continuous rise. The corporate world has seen and experienced the success of traditional e-learning and now want more. Not …

John Clayton‘s insight:

Like the reference to Kolb who describes learning as a four step process of watching, thinking, feeling and doing.

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The Biggest Hurdle to Flipping Your Class

December 11, 2013

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I have been asked on a number of occasions what is the biggest hurdle that teachers need to overcome in order to flip their classrooms. In my experience, the number one hurdle is that teachers need t

John Clayton‘s insight:

I definitely am a fan of the alternative assessments flipped classrooms embrace.

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Instructional Design Models and Theories: Classical Conditioning

December 11, 2013

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1903 – Ivan Pavlov discovers Classical Conditioning Theory, while conducting research on the digestive system of dogs. Later classical conditioning theory was applied to humans by John B. Watson.

John Clayton‘s insight:

Although these theories have generated some intense "negative" discussion what is often overlooked is the acknowledgement that the environment is a potent determinant of human behavior.  

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