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The Big Thing Teachers Have in Common with DJs....

Jayne Miller wrote this on Nov 20, 2015

 

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You know the old adage, "a good teacher is a lot like a DJ." No? Haven't heard of that one? Well, Gary Abud makes a strong case in a new TEDx Talk on what educators can learn from DJs. We popped the link and video below. 

In other news, Facebook pioneer Mark Zuckerberg recently devoted $20 million to putting faster internet in schools. Good for you, Mark Zuckerberg. You go, Mark Zuckerberg.

We have that article and quality reads on personalized learning and organized digital students below in our weekly edtech picks. Have a great weekend, everyone.

What Educators Can Learn From DJs | Gary Abud, TEDxDetroit

Mark Zuckerberg Gives $20 Million to Help Schools Get Faster Internet | The New York Times Bits Blog

Do custom-fit lessons help students succeed? | The Hechinger Report

America’s Classrooms Online: 24.5 Million Students Now Up to Speed | EdSurge

14 Productivity Habits of Highly Organized Digital Students | Daily Genius

Are We Getting Smarter about Ed Tech? | Edutopia

The New Google+: What’s New, What’s Gone, What’s Moved | Synergyse

Public-University Group Expands ‘Personalized Learning’ Efforts | Chronicle of Higher Education


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Topics: Weekly Roundup