Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud | Video on TED.com

Onstage at TED2013, Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other — using resources and mentoring from the cloud.

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

A school in a cloud that could reach all hungry minds.  It’s happening right now! 

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Turnitin – What's Wrong with Wikipedia?

Educators are well aware of the shortcomings of relying on crowd-sourced content for authoritative information, yet the fact that Wikipedia continues to reign supreme as a top match in Turnitin suggests that students don’t see things the same way. In short, what constitutes “research” for students today has come to mean “Googling.”

See on www.turnitin.com

10 Great Video Tutorials on Using Twitter in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

To tweet or not to tweet is the question. This is the title of one great short video I shared in the list below. Though the question sounds philosophical but it is purely explanatory and illustrative. I am revisiting the educational potential of Twitter but this time   in audio visual format. This is the first time I am sharing a video list of tutorials on how teachers can use Twitter for both professional and academic purposes and I believe that this is a great addition to our Twitter in Education section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. – See more at: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/02/10-great-video-tutorials-on-using.html#sthash.vvic41fS.dpuf

See on www.educatorstechnology.com