Random But Organized Thoughts (9-19-10)


RT @mr_blackstone: Powerful article: How Ed Reformers Push the Wrong Theory of Learning — http://bit.ly/a3EzGR
Words of wisdom about teaching math from a student who just taught for the first time: http://is.gd/fhbfx
I have no idea what the source for this cartoon about ancient #math is, but I LOVE it! http://twitpic.com/2ps8lr
RT @rkiker: RT @DeborahMersino: Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom from The New York Times http://nyti.ms/cXGswh #gtchat
We’ve Got the Data, We Need Insight http://is.gd/fgApP from @PeterWinick
RT @mctownsley: “I finally did it. I stopped giving points for homework.” http://bit.ly/9sNKhY #sbar #grading #homework
RT @jryoung: RT @ITJil: How Videogames Train Your Brain http://www.good.is/post/how-videogames-train-your-brain1/ (@GOOD stuff)
RT @republicofmath: #Patterns are the basic building blocks on which #mathematics is formed. http://wp.me/pJESd-wP
RT @mccannt: Horribleness of Blackboard finally put me over the edge. I’m abandoning it for good. Feel like abused spouse who finally left.
Great discussion today at LIFT. Eight faculty showed up for our Friday afternoon chat about Themed Studies: http://twurl.nl/vw0ttm
RT @jimzimlfc: Leave it to the canadians – Love it – Chemistry Ph.D. thesis explained via dance routine http://bit.ly/9z3esj
RT @KoreenOlbrish: “@GETWIGI: Why Do Video Games Still Stereotype Girls/Women? http://bit.ly/9Dc4Pu / great post
To be a futurist in education/learning, you have to go to conferences/events OUTSIDE ed to see what’s coming. Ed events are 5+ years behind.
While some websites are claiming RSS is dead, we in education are still waiting for decent incorporation of RSS into the LMS. Sigh. #irony
RT @nancyrubin: Are you using RSS? – Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/pr3BAmv
RT @WEBfuturetrends: “Future Think” – Review of an Intriguing Book on How to Adapt to Change Part Two http://t.co/v5KCpiO via @wibiya
RT @WEBfuturetrends: Japanese govt released foresight survey – basically futuristic view of a panel of 40 scientists http://t.co/9tKgCyj
RT @RobertTalbert: The calc students who are the most eager to use derivative shortcuts tend to be the ones who are worst at basic algebra.
RT @WorldFutureSoc: Maybe the reason we haven’t had time-traveling visitors from the future is that they prefer to travel ahead, not back.
RT @mrch0mp3rs: Hey @busynessgirl, did you hear about the White House summit on Community Colleges? http://beard.it/9FQnxy
RT @PCSTech: The National STEM Video Game Challenge – http://bit.ly/aTa0aG – #edtech
RT @randyfuj: RT @ricardolucas Should Math Education Be Replaced by Video Games? http://is.gd/fcvPe
RT @sidneyeve: Excellent analysis of “the future of [news] media” in the digital age http://bit.ly/ayRxZQ Thx @Jordan_Press
RT @Wolfram_Alpha: New from @Downloadsquad: Wolfram|Alpha now processing U.S. retail sales data: http://bit.ly/a9TZgl
RT @kylepace: Nice copyright resource for teachers: http://www.thecopyrightsite.org/ #edtech #infoliteracy
RT @randyfuj: How Real Life is Like an MMO http://bit.ly/bbXB3Q via @GadgetExpert @Seriosity
RT @colwar: “10 Rules of Teaching in this Century” (via Campus Technology) http://bit.ly/a05hxm (higher ed focus on curriculum redesign) …
RT @republicofmath: Clique finding #algorithm may prove to be especially useful to #biologists: http://wp.me/pJESd-wl
RT @eLearningGuild: RT @TechZader: University Assigns Freshmen “Personal Librarians” http://bit.ly/9LgIjr
RT @marcparry: Update @wiredcampus: MIT Looks to Make Money Online, But Not With An OpenCourseWare Paywall: http://bit.ly/bKJtVi #highered
RT @colwar: “Learning by Playing” (via NYT) http://nyti.ms/9rBQx7 (designing & playing computer games – lesson = quest) #yam
RT @lcbyoung: RT @soul4real: New blog post: Saying Goodbye to Blackboard Part I http://t.co/2TFWd6N =>good wordpress info too
RT @silverwaver: Why Your World, Work, and Brain Are Being Creatively Disrupted – review http://bit.ly/bLEu1I
RT @gsiemens: what is the most important cognitive bias to be aware of? http://bit.ly/cSvydY
RT @hedwygNL: The famous prezi of @busynessgirl in my #prezi #book :-) http://plixi.com/p/45043472 #fb
RT @hedwygNL: Maria Andersen @busynessgirl in my book with her great prezis and interview :-) http://plixi.com/p/45042669
RT @hedwygNL: :-) RT @MikeDeBock: Splinternieuwe boek “Presenteren met Prezi” van @hedwygNL Bedankt! http://bit.ly/d4pYpj
RT @divbyzero: Judith Grabiner: “The derivative was first used; it was then discovered; it was then explored and developed; and it was f …
RT @davidwees: What is Wolfram Alpha?: These are just some brief notes on the Wolfram Alpha presentation I attended today…. http://bit …
RT @gsiemens: I’m now addicted to http://www.quora.com/ -thx to @sebpaquet
RT @davidwees: Wolfram Alpha for educators: http://www.wolframalpha.com/educators/ #edchat
RT @davidwees: See an example of balancing a chemical equation here: http://bit.ly/d2phCc #scichat #chemistry
RT @davidwees: Wow! You can balance chemical equations using Wolfram Alpha. #scichat
RT @KoreenOlbrish: Congrats! RT @marciamarcia: Proud to announce… A New Book is Born http://j.mp/TNSLborn #newsociallearn
RT @noahWG: Just when you thought xkcd couldn’t get any more effing brilliant, this gem is posted… “Password Reuse”: http://bit.ly/d8738I
RT @MitgutschK: Play our brand new game “Afterland” developed at MIT Gambit – http://gambit.mit.edu/loadgame/afterland.php
RT @cliveshepherd: Dilbert on social media – http://is.gd/f8SKL / laughed out loud
RT @bduperrin: Selling social software to traditional organization is like selling condoms to priests. No value without new behaviors.
Twitter chat schedule (for all known chats): http://twurl.nl/svj2iy
RT @chrisfinlay: You are crazy if you don’t read Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War. http://ow.ly/2D4CG #designthinking …
I used to think I’d stop blogging when I ran out of things to say. I realize now that it is because there’s too much & not enough time.
Create free clickers for on-the-fly questions using generic PollEverywhere questions and a card for response codes. http://is.gd/f7REY
Themed Studies at MCC: http://sites.google.com/site/themedstudies/
For those of you who have asked for more information about Themed Studies at MCC, here’s the link: http://is.gd/f7OGh

RT @mr_blackstone: Powerful article: How Ed Reformers Push the Wrong Theory of Learning — http://bit.ly/a3EzGR
Words of wisdom about teaching math from a student who just taught for the first time: http://is.gd/fhbfx
I have no idea what the source for this cartoon about ancient #math is, but I LOVE it! http://twitpic.com/2ps8lr
RT @rkiker: RT @DeborahMersino: Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom from The New York Times http://nyti.ms/cXGswh #gtchat
We’ve Got the Data, We Need Insight http://is.gd/fgApP from @PeterWinick
RT @mctownsley: “I finally did it. I stopped giving points for homework.” http://bit.ly/9sNKhY #sbar #grading #homework
RT @jryoung: RT @ITJil: How Videogames Train Your Brain http://www.good.is/post/how-videogames-train-your-brain1/ (@GOOD stuff)
RT @republicofmath: #Patterns are the basic building blocks on which #mathematics is formed. http://wp.me/pJESd-wP
RT @mccannt: Horribleness of Blackboard finally put me over the edge. I’m abandoning it for good. Feel like abused spouse who finally left.
Great discussion today at LIFT. Eight faculty showed up for our Friday afternoon chat about Themed Studies: http://twurl.nl/vw0ttm
RT @jimzimlfc: Leave it to the canadians – Love it – Chemistry Ph.D. thesis explained via dance routine http://bit.ly/9z3esj
RT @KoreenOlbrish: “@GETWIGI: Why Do Video Games Still Stereotype Girls/Women? http://bit.ly/9Dc4Pu / great post
To be a futurist in education/learning, you have to go to conferences/events OUTSIDE ed to see what’s coming. Ed events are 5+ years behind.
While some websites are claiming RSS is dead, we in education are still waiting for decent incorporation of RSS into the LMS. Sigh. #irony
RT @nancyrubin: Are you using RSS? – Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/pr3BAmv
RT @WEBfuturetrends: “Future Think” – Review of an Intriguing Book on How to Adapt to Change Part Two http://t.co/v5KCpiO via @wibiya
RT @WEBfuturetrends: Japanese govt released foresight survey – basically futuristic view of a panel of 40 scientists http://t.co/9tKgCyj
RT @RobertTalbert: The calc students who are the most eager to use derivative shortcuts tend to be the ones who are worst at basic algebra.
RT @WorldFutureSoc: Maybe the reason we haven’t had time-traveling visitors from the future is that they prefer to travel ahead, not back.
RT @mrch0mp3rs: Hey @busynessgirl, did you hear about the White House summit on Community Colleges? http://beard.it/9FQnxy
RT @PCSTech: The National STEM Video Game Challenge – http://bit.ly/aTa0aG – #edtech
RT @randyfuj: RT @ricardolucas Should Math Education Be Replaced by Video Games? http://is.gd/fcvPe
RT @sidneyeve: Excellent analysis of “the future of [news] media” in the digital age http://bit.ly/ayRxZQ Thx @Jordan_Press
RT @Wolfram_Alpha: New from @Downloadsquad: Wolfram|Alpha now processing U.S. retail sales data: http://bit.ly/a9TZgl
RT @kylepace: Nice copyright resource for teachers: http://www.thecopyrightsite.org/ #edtech #infoliteracy
RT @randyfuj: How Real Life is Like an MMO http://bit.ly/bbXB3Q via @GadgetExpert @Seriosity
RT @colwar: “10 Rules of Teaching in this Century” (via Campus Technology) http://bit.ly/a05hxm (higher ed focus on curriculum redesign) …
RT @republicofmath: Clique finding #algorithm may prove to be especially useful to #biologists: http://wp.me/pJESd-wl
RT @eLearningGuild: RT @TechZader: University Assigns Freshmen “Personal Librarians” http://bit.ly/9LgIjr
RT @marcparry: Update @wiredcampus: MIT Looks to Make Money Online, But Not With An OpenCourseWare Paywall: http://bit.ly/bKJtVi #highered
RT @colwar: “Learning by Playing” (via NYT) http://nyti.ms/9rBQx7 (designing & playing computer games – lesson = quest) #yam
RT @lcbyoung: RT @soul4real: New blog post: Saying Goodbye to Blackboard Part I http://t.co/2TFWd6N =>good wordpress info too
RT @silverwaver: Why Your World, Work, and Brain Are Being Creatively Disrupted – review http://bit.ly/bLEu1I
RT @gsiemens: what is the most important cognitive bias to be aware of? http://bit.ly/cSvydY
RT @hedwygNL: The famous prezi of @busynessgirl in my #prezi #book :-) http://plixi.com/p/45043472 #fb
RT @hedwygNL: Maria Andersen @busynessgirl in my book with her great prezis and interview :-) http://plixi.com/p/45042669
RT @hedwygNL: :-) RT @MikeDeBock: Splinternieuwe boek “Presenteren met Prezi” van @hedwygNL Bedankt! http://bit.ly/d4pYpj
RT @divbyzero: Judith Grabiner: “The derivative was first used; it was then discovered; it was then explored and developed; and it was f …
RT @davidwees: What is Wolfram Alpha?: These are just some brief notes on the Wolfram Alpha presentation I attended today…. http://bit …
RT @gsiemens: I’m now addicted to http://www.quora.com/ -thx to @sebpaquet
RT @davidwees: Wolfram Alpha for educators: http://www.wolframalpha.com/educators/ #edchat
RT @davidwees: See an example of balancing a chemical equation here: http://bit.ly/d2phCc #scichat #chemistry
RT @davidwees: Wow! You can balance chemical equations using Wolfram Alpha. #scichat
RT @KoreenOlbrish: Congrats! RT @marciamarcia: Proud to announce… A New Book is Born http://j.mp/TNSLborn #newsociallearn
RT @noahWG: Just when you thought xkcd couldn’t get any more effing brilliant, this gem is posted… “Password Reuse”: http://bit.ly/d8738I
RT @MitgutschK: Play our brand new game “Afterland” developed at MIT Gambit – http://gambit.mit.edu/loadgame/afterland.php
RT @cliveshepherd: Dilbert on social media – http://is.gd/f8SKL / laughed out loud
RT @bduperrin: Selling social software to traditional organization is like selling condoms to priests. No value without new behaviors.
Twitter chat schedule (for all known chats): http://twurl.nl/svj2iy
RT @chrisfinlay: You are crazy if you don’t read Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War. http://ow.ly/2D4CG #designthinking …
I used to think I’d stop blogging when I ran out of things to say. I realize now that it is because there’s too much & not enough time.
Create free clickers for on-the-fly questions using generic PollEverywhere questions and a card for response codes. http://is.gd/f7REY
Themed Studies at MCC: http://sites.google.com/site/themedstudies/
For those of you who have asked for more information about Themed Studies at MCC, here’s the link: http://is.gd/f7OGh

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