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The MOOC: Online education, super-sized 

Reposted from Pressible. In case you have been too enclosed in the physical beauty of the Teachers College (or a similar institution's) hallways, libraries, and cafeteria to hear about it, there's a whole other kind of higher education going on out there--in cyberspace. And it's huge. It's so huge that big-name universities including MIT and …

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The future of textbooks? A look at the Kno Tablet 

" brings to life the interesting notion of browsing a text book on one screen while simultaneously looking up background references on the Web on the other--or taking notes; it has handwriting recognition so your lecture notes get automatically neatened. It's also being touted as a powerful media-playing machine--with HD video playback and audio recording …

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Learning through Technology 

Background MuseAmi develops iPhone apps that allow you to correct your pitch and produce music. I was interested in how these applications "level the playing" field for new music creators. MuseAmi creator, Bob Taub, has plans to continue developing the tool so it will translate what you sing into musical notation. They hope that the …

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Literacy 2.0: Reading and Writing in the 21st Century Classrooms 

Title: Literacy 2.0: Reading and Writing in 21st Century Classrooms Authors: Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, Alex Gonzalez Publisher: Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press, © 2010 Check it out: LC149.5 .F745 2010 From the publisher: Literacy 2.0 is where traditional literacy and technological literacy meet. Students in the 21st century still need to develop the reading …

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