How Sharing Other People’s Content Makes You an Irresistible Job Candidate

When it comes to standing out online, your best bet is to offer your own original content. Blog posts or tweets that revolve around your unique ideas will make you a standout candidate. But the truth is, not everyone has the time, writing ability or even confidence to grow a quality blog or social media […]

Rolling Out With Google Play for Education – Getting Smart by Alison Anderson – 1:1, EdTech, GAFE, Google, mlearning, tabs | Getting Smart

The news broke a few weeks back that Google Play for Education was ready for teachers. Being a faithful user of all devices Apple, I was not sure if I should really “go there” and try and dig into what Google now has to offer teachers implementing devices in the classroom. Really, my mind is […]

An eLearning Revolution, and It’s Starting in Rural Africa | Stephan Spencer

Meet Elizabeth, a twelve-year-old who walked over 10 kilometers to school and back every day. Despite her class being crowded — sometimes with 75 children for each teacher — and her teachers often being from outside the community, regularly overwhelmed and sometimes missing their teaching obligations — she was lucky to receive an education at […]

Kim Garst: 4 Reasons Why Social Media Should be Taught in Our School Systems

I saw a story recently about a school, named Ngee Ann, in Singapore where a math teacher gave problems to students and asked that the answers be “tweeted.” These tweets were then projected on a screen at the front of the room, in real time! (1) Now this was not just some rogue, social media […]

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“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.”

- John Maxwell