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[icon name=”globe” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] If You’re Going to Learn Something New… Learn Something New
“I have heard some people say that SAMR is a ladder and you start a teacher new to technology with the S substitution level of the SAMR model. I disagree with this. SAMR is not something to climb, but rather just a rating system. (…) Your classroom should function differently when you introduce technology”.
TAGS Tech Integration • SAMR • Classroom Activities Teacher Tech, May 2016
[icon name=”globe” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] The secret army of cheerleaders policing China’s internet
TAGS Firewall • Censorship • China The Guardian, May 2016
[icon name=”globe” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] How to Stop Facebook from Using your iPhone or Android to Listen to Everything you Say
“Yes, Facebook is listening in on the conversations you have when your phone is nearby and the app is open. Facebook doesn’t deny that it’s accessing the microphone of your phone. It’s a known feature of the social network”.
TAGS Privacy • Facebook • Smart Phones BGR, June 2016
TAGS Science • Energy • Solar Energy The Economist, April 2016
“It’s so simple to use. You can make anything, and I mean anything, and make it do whatever you want it to.”
TAGS Physics • Science • Game Thanks to Lee Zalinger, May 2016
“I have gotten so many opportunities just because of the social media aspect that’s tied to education. I live on Twitter it’s like a continuous feed of positive energy from people that you really want to be around “.
TAGS Social Media • Twitter • PLN The Gates Notes, August 2015