Checklist: Are You Ready for iPads In Your School? MindShift, November 15, 2013 By Sam Gliksman The following is the third of a series of excerpts from Gliksman’s book iPad in Education for Dummies. It seems that every school is considering purchasing iPads these days, and Apple has reported that iPad sales to schools are […]

http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/blog/2013/nov/01/academic-cv-job-10-mistakes Academic CVs: 10 irritating mistakes Posted by Steve Joy Friday 1 November 2013 06.25 EDT Applications to academic jobs are notoriously convoluted, says Steve Joy – to make life easier, here’s what not to do in your CV Applications to academic jobs are notoriously convoluted, particularly to posts which combine teaching and research. Typically […]

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/10/02/06cashin.h33.html?tkn=MWOF5NSfW0UzOpVW9P2f9RRIi3FBfJs%2FjuGG&cmp=ENL-EU-VIEWS1   Remaking Schools as Socioemotional Places By Kathleen M. Cashin and Bruce S. Cooper Published in Print: October 2, 2013, as Remaking Schools as Positive Social, Emotional Places What do children do in school when they are treated like objects to be shaped, controlled, and rewarded—or punished—for what they said or did, learned, or […]

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/international_perspectives/ International Perspectives on Education Reform October 04, 2013 Mindful Teaching With Technology This post is by Dennis Shirley. I was recently in Singapore, where I was invited to speak at a conference on mindful teaching with technology. On the morning of the conference I was having trouble getting a good wi-fi connection for the […]

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/10/students-are-hacking-their-school-issued-ipads-good-for-them/280196/ Students Are ‘Hacking’ Their School-Issued iPads: Good for Them The limitations imposed on these devices inhibit students’ natural curiosity. AUDREY WATTERSOCT 2 2013, 11:42 AM ET Almost immediately after receiving their new school-issued iPads this fall, students in Indiana and in California (and probably elsewhere) managed to bypass the security on the devices, “hacking” […]

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/02/facebook-study-language_n_4031222.html You can access the original study from this link: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0073791 Facebook Study Reveals Links Between What You Post And Who You Are By Bianca Bosker Posted: 10/02/2013 3:53 pm EDT | Updated: 10/02/2013 4:05 pm EDT Researchers have confirmed what we’ve suspected all along: Parents and teens really do speak different languages online. But […]

http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/blog/2013/oct/02/horizon-scanning-higher-education-2020 Higher education in 2020: three key forecasts from new report Findings show that people (not technology) will drive change, revenue is the ultimate goal, and HE is globalising, but gradually Posted by William Lawton, Wednesday 2 October 2013 07.27 EDT “What will higher education look like in 2020?” Tackling this broad question was a […]