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Teaching Is Not a Business

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th August 2014

Teaching Is Not a Business http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/17/opinion/sunday/teaching-is-not-a-business.html Business does have something to teach educators, but it’s neither the saving power of competition nor flashy ideas like disruptive innovation. While technology can be put to good use by talented teachers, they, and not the futurists, must take the lead. The process of teaching and learning is an [...]

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What is the difference between education and training?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th January 2014

per LinkedIn discussion: http://www.linkedin.com/groupAnswers?viewQuestionAndAnswers=&discussionID=5822757351727316994&gid=2038260&goback=%2Enmp_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1#commentID_null What is the difference between education and training? Don Fitchett☆☆☆☆☆ Industrial Automation Training – Industrial Training software to Maintenance, Engineering, Manufacturing.Top Contributor Schools and companies commonly use the word “Training” when actually all they are delivering is scholastic education. Our company clearly distinguishes between the two which increases our effectiveness and to [...]

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twitter resources for its use in education

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th December 2013

A Quick Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Professional Development http://www.edudemic.com/twitter-hashtags-for-professional-developement/ Why It’s Time For Teachers To Embrace Twitter http://www.edudemic.com/teachers-on-twitter/ How (And Why) Teachers Should Have Multiple Twitter Accounts http://www.edudemic.com/teachers-multiple-twitter-accounts/   Twitter Aligned with Bloom’s Taxonomy for Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/12/twitter-aligned-with-blooms-taxonomy.html 

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On teaching and libraries: excerpt from an interview of “Spiegel” with Umberto Eco

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th November 2013

http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/spiegel-interview-with-umberto-eco-we-like-lists-because-we-don-t-want-to-die-a-659577-2.html SPIEGEL: But you also said that lists can establish order. So, do both order and anarchy apply? That would make the Internet, and the lists that the search engine Google creates, prefect for you. Eco: Yes, in the case of Google, both things do converge. Google makes a list, but the minute I look at my [...]

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 7th October 2013

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/ A Resource of educational web tools and mobile apps for teachers and educators

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