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Google is already buttoning up its data policies in anticipation of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, which kicks in next month. The company restricted the number of third-party companies that can serve and track ads through its advertising exchange and on YouTube. Google is also requiring publishers to get user consent for targeted ads to comply with GDPR.
If I had a desert island EdTech, it would be blogging, and that is not just in a nostalgic sense. No other educational technology has continued to develop, as the proliferation of WordPress sites attests, and also remain so full of potential. I’ve waxed lyrical about academic blogging many times before, but for almost every ed tech that comes along, I find myself thinking that a blog version would be better: e-portfolios, VLEs, MOOCs, OERs, social networks.
The key thing is not to get caught up chasing other people’s innovative projects. They might just not be applicable for you. Ask yourself is this idea “new” for us or “new” for the world?
Pay attention to the needs of your own context and the students in front of you.
You know what? I actually identify as human and don’t know why I need a gender label at all.
This is a generally brilliant set up for any researcher, professor, journalist, or other stripe of writer for providing online content, particularly when they may be writing for a multitude of outlets.
The purpose of this post is to provide the information educators inquire about most often when visiting our school (in person or from afar). Check out the "Table of Contents" below to hone in on what you're looking for. Sometimes it’s helpful to see a pedagogy and supporting tools in action, so there’s also plenty of video in the “Video Vault” section. Finally, you can see real-time updates by checking out our school's hashtag on social media: #GWgreats.
It’s time to bring the blogs BACK. If you like the content you see from bloggers, take the time to check out their blog. If you have a blog, don’t be discouraged. Keep writing. Keep creating.
Because at the end of the day, Instagram is only a social media platform. It will be replaced by the next big thing. But as long as you look after your little corner of the internet, no app can take that away from you.
In my previous post I made comment to taking time out to create, or more specifically giving oneself permission to take time out to be creative by participating in a creative activity. It is fascin…
We might have a great idea and advanced skills at generating and developing ideas, but communicating them allows other people to access them. Two quite different skillsets, and we have to pay attention to both.