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Interview | Code Together Now

“I decided to take on leadership of Code Together because of the many and growing opportunities for collaborative technologies on the web,” she says. “I’m excited to see where we will take Code Together as Treaty (an embeddable document editor) and Squad continue to grow.”

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Infographic: Blended Learning 2.0 From The Ground Up

After publishing the updated BLIG 2.0 its time to update the From the Ground Up inforgraphic as well. Echoing comments and discussions heard at #iNACOL13, its more important than ever to truly start at the "roots" and set clear goals, establish funding and gain supporters.

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Engagement & Employability Driving Next Gen Platforms

Owing to underinvestment and weak demand articulation, learning management systems (LMS) are at least five years behind the growing demand for engaging, learner-centered, competency-based experiences that result in employment (and other favorable outcomes).

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EdTech 10: Awards, Blends, & Connections at #iNACOL13

The Getting Smart team enjoyed every minute of the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium this week, the biggest and best blended learning conference on the calendar. Read more for other big stories this week!

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Disrupting Pedagogy – Part 1

The Clayton Christensen Institute recently published a paper that goes much further, describing the unique characteristics of the education system as a market and introducing us to the theory of hybrid innovation. Michael Horn explains that a key characteristic in the education market that changes how disruptive innov...

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In Search of Sticky Notes for Digital Readers

This sticking point remains: What do we do about the students who are eager to use their Kindles, Nooks, and iPads for their independent reading? What are they supposed to do with their pads of florescent Post-its, attach them to the screen?

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iAnnotate 3.0 on Sale in the App Store

Annotators are people who get nervous and antsy when they’re reading any kind of text, and they don’t have a pen in their hands to mark it up with. Annotators don’t just consume, they devour. This is what we want from our students.

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