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Teacher Deanna Jump makes one million dollars selling school lesson plans

Teacher Deanna Jump makes one million dollars selling school lesson plans | aect | Scoop.it
If you want to get rich, let's just say teaching is not the career. Make that wasn't the career. Deanna Jump is turning such thinking upside-down. She's a millionaire, and teaching got her there.
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20 Ed-Tech Concepts and Devices That Every Teacher Should Know About

20 Ed-Tech Concepts and Devices That Every Teacher Should Know About | aect | Scoop.it
We have seen a lot of advancement in education technology designed for the classroom, and to be effective, teachers need to stay abreast of these new technologies and concepts. This is the perfect time for teachers to receive retooling in the area of educational technology.
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ICT Facts and Figures

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Technological progress, infrastructure deployment, and falling prices have brought unexpected growth in ICT access and connectivity to billions of people around the world. In 2015 there are more than 7 billion mobile cellular subscriptions worldwide, up from less than 1 billion in 2000. Globally 3.2 billion people are using the Internet of which 2 billion are from developing countries


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 1, 3:38 AM

Great to see some real impact in developing countries.


Norton Gusky's curator insight, September 1, 7:36 AM

It's important to see educational technology from a global perspective. ICT (Information communication technology)  is the name that most of the world uses to describe the digital processes that impact learning. 

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15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology

15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology | aect | Scoop.it

15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology. The role of technology in learning isn't entirely clear--or rather, is subjective. While it clearly is able to provide access to peers, audiences, resources, and data, it also can be awkward, problematic, distracting, performing more strongly as a barrier to understanding than anything else.

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Some tips to keep in mind in development of your course materials.

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Podcasts You Should Listen To–Teaching and Technology

Podcasts You Should Listen To–Teaching and Technology | aect | Scoop.it
With podcasts gaining in popularity, more and more of them can be used as great education resources for classrooms. See which are our favorites.
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Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class

Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class | aect | Scoop.it
We hear a lot about how students need space to fail when learning, but how can teachers make their classrooms feel safe enough for that kind of risk? Take a peek inside East Palo Alto Charter School.
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Learning Myths: Debunked

Learning Myths: Debunked | aect | Scoop.it
Debunking popular myths about learning. Here are the facts about three of the most common learning myths including learning styles.

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Suzanne's curator insight, August 21, 5:52 AM

Unfortunately still taught in teacher training sessions.

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 21, 12:08 PM

Anytime I hear a speaker reference "learning styles" at a conference I tune out immediately because I know they haven't done their homework and are not serious researchers in the field of education.  

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Edcamp Foundation Announces Next Chapter Back Where It All Started

Edcamp Foundation Announces Next Chapter Back Where It All Started | aect | Scoop.it
Yesterday at the top of the Jon M. Huntsman Hall Building here at the University of Pennsylvania, Edcamp Executive Director Hadley Ferguson (@hadleyf) made an announcement before a packed room made up of former Edcamp organizers, Board Members, community leaders and Philadelphia media outlets: the Gates Foundation had awarded the Edcamp Foundation a $2M grant to support the ongoing growth of the participant-driven, personal and professional development experience that started as a simple teacher
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Growth Mindset Made Visible

Growth Mindset Made Visible | aect | Scoop.it
Discover how two teachers use growth mindset practices in their classrooms to help their students see challenges as opportunities to learn.
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As we head back to work and school for the 2015-16 year, think about ways to create a culture of growth mindset. If you're wondering what is a growth mindset, please read Carol Dweck's book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.

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30 Universal Strategies For Learning

30 Universal Strategies For Learning | aect | Scoop.it
30 Universal Strategies For Learning by Terry Heick As teachers, we're all trying to better understand how people learn--not now they're taught in terms of…
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Sejak SD sampai perguruan tinggi ketika guru dan dosen datang dan berdiri didepan, paling-paling strategi yang sakti tetap dipertahankan seperti metode ceramah dan tanya jawab. Kadang-kadang demonstrasi itupun ketika mata pelajaran olah raga. Padahal ada banyak strategi yang digunakan.

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6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom

6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom | aect | Scoop.it
In this eLearning Industry article Tiziana Saponaro shares her support for BYOD in the classroom and explains why they are a beneficial part of modern learning.
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The OER's Shelf | edshelf

The OER's Shelf | edshelf | aect | Scoop.it
Free / Freemium educational resources
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Nice roundup of ed tech tools to fill your backpack before heading back to school this Fall.

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The Perfect eLearning Course Design Checklist Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The Perfect eLearning Course Design Checklist Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | aect | Scoop.it
The Checklist for the Perfect eLearning Course Design Infographic presents 9 design tactics that will transform your eLearning courses!
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Aryaoka's curator insight, August 29, 8:17 AM

Merancang pembelajaran tidak ubahnya seorang arsitek dalam merancang bangunan. Banyak hal yang dipertimbangkan. Banyak acuan, pedoman dan standar yang digunakan serta pengalaman terbaik sebagai penyedap desain tersebut. Untuk mengecek itu semua ada baiknya melihat daftar list. Mungkin ini menginspirasi.

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How to become a better asynchronous e-facilitator - DynaMind eLearning

How to become a better asynchronous e-facilitator - DynaMind eLearning | aect | Scoop.it
A great e-facilitator gives meaningful feedback, makes sure the design supports interaction, has the right level of presence and an inspiring online voice.
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Thanks as always for sharing your wisdom and insight, Anouk!

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Learning Power: new research identifies Mindful Agency as central to resilience

Learning Power: new research identifies Mindful Agency as central to resilience | aect | Scoop.it

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These 10 trends are shaping the future of education

These 10 trends are shaping the future of education | aect | Scoop.it
Innovation in the space likely won't create an all-new landscape, but it will be markedly different.
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Great assessment of trends impacting secondary and post-seconday education.

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The Government Wants You to Help Find Education Technology Tools That Actually Work (EdSurge News)

The Government Wants You to Help Find Education Technology Tools That Actually Work (EdSurge News) | aect | Scoop.it

Can you prove that education technology tools actually work? And do so without spending years upon years and hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of dollars? If so, the US Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology has issued a 36-page Request for Proposal (RFP) “to find support services to evaluate educational software applications purchased with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) program funds.

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Interesting proposition; essentially an open RFP for assessment of ed tech to determine efficacy in learning.

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10 Creative Online Presentation Ideas For eLearning Professionals - eLearning Industry

10 Creative Online Presentation Ideas For eLearning Professionals - eLearning Industry | aect | Scoop.it
10 Creative Online Presentation Ideas to ensure that your Online Presentation is not only highly informative, but also inspiring and greatly memorable!
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Practical tips...always begin with Mayer's Multimedia Principles for instructional design.

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Aryaoka's curator insight, August 29, 8:08 AM

Menyajikan suatu konten dengan apik dan mudah dimengeri oleh audion tidaklah mudah. Perlu inovasi dan kreatifitas secara terus menerus dan yang penting adalah apa Value prepotion konten kita.

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"We shouldn't assume people know what digital citizenship is."

"We shouldn't assume people know what digital citizenship is." | aect | Scoop.it
"We shouldn't assume people know what digital citizenship is."
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This is a great time of the year to have a conversation about digital citizenship in your classrooms, on your campuses, and in your work settings.

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Putting the Passion in Project-Based Learning

Putting the Passion in Project-Based Learning | aect | Scoop.it
How do you put the passion into your project-based learning? Take some advice from PBL and design thinking experts in this article.
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The 8 Edtech Questions Every Parent Should Ask Schools This Year (EdSurge News)

The 8 Edtech Questions Every Parent Should Ask Schools This Year (EdSurge News) | aect | Scoop.it

"Edtech has created learning opportunities for kids to gain valuable experiences through a teaching style that speaks their language as digital learners. Many districts are embracing a non-traditional approach to educating children through the infusion of technology--and parents are expressing a mix of emotions."

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Start a conversation about building digital literacies for the 21st century that includes educators, administrators, students, an parents.

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The Learning Design Opportunity of Our Time

The Learning Design Opportunity of Our Time | aect | Scoop.it
By Tom Vander Ark - Combining anywhere anytime interest-driven learning with standards-based learning is the learning design opportunity of our time.
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The proposition is for personalized, lifelong learning. The challenge is in teaching students (of all ages) to learn how to learn.

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21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom

21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom | aect | Scoop.it
21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom by Lynn Usrey Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum…
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What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future?

What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future? | aect | Scoop.it
Technology and rapidly evolving student needs are influencing how schools can think about trust, autonomy and collaboration.
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Using Remind to Share Nonfiction Reading with Students | CTQ

Using Remind to Share Nonfiction Reading with Students | CTQ | aect | Scoop.it

I'm going to use Remind -- a free service that allows teachers to send out text and/or email updates to parents and students -- to share two or three interesting science current events every week.

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The average teen sends and receives 30 text messages per day, making texting one of the most important methods of communication for today's kids. That means sharing interesting content via text is the best strategy for reaching my students.

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