Monthly Archives: February 2013

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

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.”

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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:

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