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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in education... especially in ESL
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6 Best Practices for Online Student Engagement

6 Best Practices for Online Student Engagement | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
While online education can be an excellent choice for many students, it can require a bit of a learning curve on the part of the teachers. Obviously many of the same teaching strategies for the traditional classroom are not applicable. Utilizing these tips can help both young-adult and adult educators engage students in variety of online class scenarios

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Easy, brief and useful... a good reminder
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Walter Gassenferth's curator insight, May 5, 7:18 AM
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Guido Remberto Bustillos Vargas's curator insight, May 5, 5:27 PM
engagement
Melissa Spears's curator insight, May 7, 7:20 AM
There is a growing shift towards online education. Many traditional universities are also now providing online education. Read on about the practices that engage students online.. 
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Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities

Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Six key rules for student engagement include making it meaningful, fostering efficacy, autonomy support, collaborative learning, establishing positive teacher-student relationships, and mastery orientations.
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Very good article, as usual in Edutopia. A nice reflection on engagement... and learning

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Mila's curator insight, December 17, 2015 2:16 AM

Yes, I am a teacher, so I have to study every day too. Now I will be able to help my students better, and you? 

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10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning)

10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning) | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions, and adult lear
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It's about engagement!!!

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How a Classroom Game Becomes an Embedded Assessment

How a Classroom Game Becomes an Embedded Assessment | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Ross Flatt, a sixth grade teacher at Quest to Learn, demonstrates how studying geography with Galactic Mappers can be a viable strategy for embedding assessment in a classroom game.
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Sharp online student has smart advice for Blended Teachers

Sharp online student has smart advice for Blended Teachers | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Editors' Note: We asked San Jose high school sophomore Audrey Mullen to share how she and her peers actually use various edtech tools and how they really feel about their teachers’ blended learning approaches. The result is a straight-from-the-source playbook that no blend ed teacher--or entrepreneu

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Extremely realistic, and honestly useful for us teachers!!!!

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, October 6, 2015 5:39 AM

Well worth reading....

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, October 6, 2015 1:40 PM

I don't like the snide tone of this article, but the advice is dead on! 

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, October 7, 2015 2:49 PM

This insightful student says a lot about facilitating a blended class.

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Engagement is not a goal it's an outcome

Engagement is not a goal it's an outcome | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

You often hear people talk about how technology is so “engaging” for kids. But that misses the point. It’s not the technology that’s engaging, it’s the opportunity to use technology to create something that is valued by the community and by yourself. Yes, a new device can be entertaining for a while, but when the novelty value wears off, what are you left with?


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