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I’m an Educator, What Should I Tweet about? | Mr Kemp

I’m an Educator, What Should I Tweet about? | Mr Kemp | 21Century Education | Scoop.it

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SageRave of Get Custom Content's curator insight, June 27, 2015 2:50 AM

Since adults use Twitter, tweet to adults about things they are interested in. Don't forget to be an adult, yourself.

Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's curator insight, June 27, 2015 3:24 PM

Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's insight:

Educators are one of the fastest growing groups of professionals on Twitter. I tweet. Do you tweet? Follow me @DoctorDea

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The 10 Most Popular TED Ed Videos for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 10 Most Popular TED Ed Videos for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21Century Education | Scoop.it

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Chen Yi Lin's curator insight, March 21, 3:24 PM

It is a selection of the top 10 TED Ed videos in TED Ed video library on YouTube.  There are videos like 'How playing an instrument benefits your brain' by Anita Collins and 'How sugar affects the brain' by Nicole Avena.I agreed with what the author said.I agreed that teachers can share any of these videos that are created by the others with their students, the author said"Teachers can sift through the videos created by other teachers and share them with students on TED Ed website. "

I predict that with the help of TED Ed,education system will improve.Students' attitude towards study might change positively because TED Ed is attractive and interesting to some of them.TED Ed benefits the teachers and students the most.This might not be truly foolproof as some people might not like TED Ed and Mobile Learning as they are not familar with them.Thus,TED Ed might not work for some of the people.

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Watch This Terrifying Cheetah Robot Jump Over Hurdles | Robotics

Watch This Terrifying Cheetah Robot Jump Over Hurdles | Robotics | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“WHEN YOU COMBINE robots and cheetahs with military funding, you’re bound to end up with something incredible. Robotics engineers from MIT have spent over five years developing a battery-powered quadruped robot capable of running as fast as a human being. And now they’ve trained that robot to jump over hurdles—autonomously.In a video released today, the team from MIT shows off their DARPA-funded, four-legged harbinger of terror approaching and clearing obstacles up to 18 inches tall while maintaing an average speed of 5 mph. The 70-lb robot (roughly the same weight as a female cheetah) estimates the height, size, and distance of objects in its path, and adjusts its approach to prepare a jump and safe landing—all without slowing down.”

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 29, 2015 9:02 PM

WHEN YOU COMBINE robots and cheetahs with military funding, you’re bound to end up with something incredible. Robotics engineers from MIT have spent over five years developing a battery-powered quadruped robot capable of running as fast as a human being. And now they’ve trained that robot to jump over hurdles—autonomously.

In a video released today, the team from MIT shows off their DARPA-funded, four-legged harbinger of terror approaching and clearing obstacles up to 18 inches tall while maintaing an average speed of 5 mph. The 70-lb robot (roughly the same weight as a female cheetah) estimates the height, size, and distance of objects in its path, and adjusts its approach to prepare a jump and safe landing—all without slowing down.


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Transforming Teaching and Learning in Asia and the Pacific: Case Studies from Seven Countries

Transforming Teaching and Learning in Asia and the Pacific: Case Studies from Seven Countries | 21Century Education | Scoop.it

How are our teachers teaching in schools in the Asia-Pacific region? Do their pedagogical practices meet the needs of the 21st century? What is required to change teaching and learning? Through case studies on changing pedagogical landscapes in seven countries - Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, the Republic of Korea, and Viet Nam - this publication reflects on these questions and explores opportunities and challenges in transforming teaching and learning.


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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, June 6, 2015 7:34 PM

A free ebook of case studies. 

Scott J. Simmerman's curator insight, June 7, 2015 4:00 PM

Understanding and knowledge are certainly key components in making better choices and performing more effectively. With technology and globalization, best practices will be more apparent when we all share the best ideas for learning to learn

Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, June 14, 2015 11:31 AM

A free e-book from UNESCO.

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The End of the Big Test: Moving to Competency-Based Policy

The End of the Big Test: Moving to Competency-Based Policy | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“By Tom Vander Ark - Assessment pilots and innovations zones will soon replace the frustration surrounding NCLB and end of year tests.”
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Parent guide to mobile phones


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Why Great Leaders Invest In People

Why Great Leaders Invest In People | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“ Let's be totally honest. Most of us wouldn't mind being rich. Yeah sure, we all know money isn't everything and that we'd rather follow our passion, but at the end of day we could all do with more of the green stuff. In ten years as a hiring specialist, I can tell you with confidence that most people wouldn't say no to more money.”
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Future Spacesuits Could Be Skintight

Future Spacesuits Could Be Skintight | 21Century Education | Scoop.it

MIT researchers are exploring the possibility of future skintight spacesuits...

While there is no design yet for the whole suit, Dava Newman, professor of aeronautics and astronautics and engineering systems at MIT, has co-created a wearable cuff made of small springlike coils that works like a heat-activated torniquet.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 19, 2014 9:34 PM

MIT researchers are exploring the possibility of future skintight spacesuits...


While there is no design yet for the whole suit, Dava Newman, professor of aeronautics and astronautics and engineering systems at MIT, has co-created a wearable cuff made of small springlike coils that works like a heat-activated torniquet.


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Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn - Mind/Shift

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn - Mind/Shift | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“When students use their bodies in the learning process, it can have a big effect, even if it seems silly or unconnected to the learning goal at hand. Researchers have found that when students use their bodies while doing mathematical storytelling (like with word problems, for example), it changes the way they think about math. “We understand language in a richer, fuller way if we can connect it to the actions we perform,” said Sian Beilock, professor of psychology at the University of Chicago.”
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 9, 2015 2:45 AM

Students and teachers need to use all their senses and experience life fully.

 

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Juanita Jackson's curator insight, May 15, 2015 4:46 PM

keep our students actively participating...

Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, May 19, 2015 7:27 PM

There are several topics cover d in this article. The first is the use of movement to augment learning. This is not a new idea as many foreign language teachers have been using and recommending TPR - Total Physical Response as a p highly effective teaching strategy.  

 

The second point is about the distracting nature of highly decorated rooms. In my experience, the walls need to teach.  I do agree that decorations unrelated to content are irrelevant and distracting to learning.  We do not need photos of skateboarders or beaches that encourage daydreaming.  However, decorations that review content already taught or link concents within the content are highly effective learning strategies.  Visual cues can help spiral learning.  I had teachers who created a visual content organizer and added visuals as they progressed through the year.

 

the third point is about writing as a means to reduce test anxiety.  

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CristinaSkyBox: Expressing Thought with Design

CristinaSkyBox: Expressing Thought with Design | 21Century Education | Scoop.it

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Meta-Collaboration: Thinking With Another

Meta-Collaboration: Thinking With Another | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
Humans are social animals because our survival depends on it. Here are four strategies for teaching students how their brains work through acts of collaboration.
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5 dangerous apps you don’t know your kids are using

5 dangerous apps you don’t know your kids are using | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
If you're a parent or a grandparent, you know kids pick up the latest technology lightning fast.
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Ten obvious truths about educating kids that keep getting ignored

Ten obvious truths about educating kids that keep getting ignored | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
'If we all agree that a given principle is true, then why in the world do our schools still function as if it weren’t?'
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On the brink of a classroom revolution

On the brink of a classroom revolution | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“ Dr Kevin Burden argues that the days of traditional classroom teaching are numbered”
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Grow as You Go: The Importance of Lifelong Learning

Grow as You Go: The Importance of Lifelong Learning | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“ Just because you are now out of school and over your twenties does not mean the learning process is over.”
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Anita's curator insight, May 29, 2015 8:27 PM

Just keep learning - it helps you health, wealth, and relationships

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Why America Demonizes Its Teachers

Why America Demonizes Its Teachers | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“ Evaluating teachers on their students' performance is an issue that has elicited much comment of late. In essence, this view assumes that if students aren't learning, the fault lies squarely with their teachers alone.”
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Defining "Best Practice" in Teaching

Defining "Best Practice" in Teaching | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“Teachers stand on the shoulders of giants who developed tried-and-true strategies by testing them out, reflecting on the outcomes, and honing those strategies over decades or longer.”
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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, May 30, 2015 2:00 AM

Six best practices and more for k-16 instructors..

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Do Your Kids Need to Learn to Code? YES! But Not for the Reasons You Think

Do Your Kids Need to Learn to Code? YES! But Not for the Reasons You Think | 21Century Education | Scoop.it

"So, exactly why do kids need to learn to code? Grant Hosford, CEO at codeSpark, shares his personal and profession stories of why."


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Ms. Walton's curator insight, June 7, 2015 4:32 AM

This article gives many insightful reasons to expose students to coding. 

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Creating A Fire For Inquiry Starts At The Beginning

Creating A Fire For Inquiry Starts At The Beginning | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“ Creating A Fire For Inquiry Starts At The Beginning by Brian Cleary, oldbrainteacher.com If science is inquiry and inquiry is a fire, when does that fire start?”
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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, May 20, 2015 6:44 PM

Very thoughtful piece worth reading through the lens of the K-12 librarian - where do we fit in and how? There is a lot of room for collaborative work here and the entire burden should not be upon the classroom teacher.

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A Principal's Reflections: A Title Doesn't Make You a Leader

A Principal's Reflections: A Title Doesn't Make You a Leader | 21Century Education | Scoop.it

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 7, 2015 3:27 AM

I agree. What is most disconcerting is that the bosses I worked for the last 8-10 years I was teaching were that, bosses and not leaders.

 

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Hawking's speech software goes open source for disabled

Hawking's speech software goes open source for disabled | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“03 December 2014 - 00H58Hawking's speech software goes open source for disabled Tweet © AFP | British theoretical physicist and professor Stephen Hawking speaks at an Intel press conference in London on December 2, 2014LONDON (AFP) - The system that helps Stephen Hawking communicate with the outside world will be made available online from January in a move that could help millions of motor neurone disease sufferers, scientists said Tuesday.”
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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 3, 2014 12:51 AM

03 December 2014 - 00H58
Hawking's speech software goes open source for disabled
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© AFP | British theoretical physicist and professor Stephen Hawking speaks at an Intel press conference in London on December 2, 2014
LONDON (AFP) - 
The system that helps Stephen Hawking communicate with the outside world will be made available online from January in a move that could help millions of motor neurone disease sufferers, scientists said Tuesday.


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Top 10 Instructional Design Challenges in eLearning

Top 10 Instructional Design Challenges in eLearning | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
“ The Top 10 Instructional Design Challenges in eLearning Design and Development that eLearning Professionals face and most importantly, how to overcome them!”
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Lauren Coakley's curator insight, April 29, 2015 2:29 PM

Good article that addresses challenges with advice to overcome while moving your career forward.

Carol Hudnell's curator insight, May 9, 2015 12:48 AM

Perfect article for people new to ID.  It gives a few strategies to address each of the challenges.  

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American teachers, more demoralized than ever, are quitting in droves

American teachers, more demoralized than ever, are quitting in droves | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
The stress seems to outweigh the rewards.
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How the iPad is changing the way we learn

How the iPad is changing the way we learn | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
Can issuing students with iPads instead of textbooks make a difference to their education? Rhiannon Williams visits the Danish institutions looking to the future
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5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices | 21Century Education | Scoop.it
Check out these researched-based, best teaching practices and share with us the ways you already use them in your classroom.
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