Monthly Archives: January 2014

Should the High Flyers Hang Out with Others Like Them?

Photo Credit: Prasan Naik The first wave of national rankings from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)  are receiving a lot of attention, but there is some very interesting data which tends to emerge from these results over time, often informative and often challenging our assumptions.  This graph…

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Four Who Changed the System from Within – TheTyee.ca – Mobile

New on my bookshelf thanks to the Tyee. http://m.thetyee.ca/Books/2014/01/06/Four-System-Changers/?utm_source=mondayheadlines&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=060114 ‘Strange Rebels’ club of 1979: Deng Xiaoping, Ayatollah Khomeini, Pope John Paul II, Margaret Thatcher. By Crawford Kilian, 6 Jan 2014, TheTyee.ca Deng Xiaoping survived trouble with Mao and Communist party’s … Continue reading

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Student Centered History: Technology and Critical Thinking: Teach Indignant

http://historywithls.blogspot.ca/2014/01/teach-indignant.html?m=1 Teach Indignant This year, teach indignant. Indignant about the state of education in this country. For all the big – and small – reasons. Indignant about them number of days lost to asinine standardized tests that are ruining education. … Continue reading

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IPhone scan app, Google Drive, EasyBib and Ross King

What I’m I rambling about now?! Goo-Apple revolution continues to shock me little innovation at a time. Now Google Drive has auto OCR! Librarians, You know where I am heading right? cRoss King deftly stitches modem Michelangelo scholarship into his … Continue reading

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