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The 12 Characteristics of A Critical Thinker Teachers Should Be Aware of

The 12 Characteristics of A Critical Thinker Teachers Should Be Aware of | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
September 6, 2014 We all want our students to be critical thinkers but when it comes to defining what it is that critical thinking is all about and what strategies to use to cultivate it in classroom...
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A Wonderful Google Form Guide for Teachers

A Wonderful Google Form Guide for Teachers | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
September 8, 2014 Google Forms is one of the powerful tools you want to make sure you have in your teaching toolkit.There are different ways you can use it with your students in class. You can, for...
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11 Great YouTube Channels for Teachers

11 Great YouTube Channels for Teachers | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
September 11, 2014 YouTube is undoubtedly one of the most popular video hosting platforms in history. The stats released by its administration a few months ago are just mind blowing. With more than 1...
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There’s a Better Way to Teach Critical Thinking: 9 Rules of Thumb

There’s a Better Way to Teach Critical Thinking: 9 Rules of Thumb | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is the study of clear and unclear thinking. A simple definition, maybe, but that’s how it should be.
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NCSU Libraries Spur Innovation Through Alt-Textbook Grants

NCSU Libraries Spur Innovation Through Alt-Textbook Grants | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
This fall, as part of a $10,000 grant program funded by the NC State University Foundation, NCSU Libraries has invited faculty members to develop alternative course materials.
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What is Educational Technology? An Inquiry into the Meaning, Use, and Reciprocity of Technology

What is Educational Technology? An Inquiry into the Meaning, Use, and Reciprocity of Technology | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
What is Educational Technology? An Inquiry into the Meaning, Use, and Reciprocity of Technology / Qu’est-ce que la technologie pédagogique ? Un examen de la signification, de l’utilisation et de la réciprocité de la technologie

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Cal State University tackles textbook costs - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Cal State University tackles textbook costs - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Cal State University tackles textbook costs Inland Valley Daily Bulletin CSU also reworked business models for e-textbooks from publishers, and its Rent Digital program has negotiated a 60 percent discount on rented digital textbooks, according to...
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10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To

10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

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A Handy MLA Poster for Your Class

A Handy MLA Poster for Your Class | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
August 20, 2014 OWL (Online Writing Lab) is one of my favourite academic resources I often have recourse to when working on research papers. OWL provides excellent guides to help student researchers...
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6 Tips for Using Open Educational Resources - Campus Technology

6 Tips for Using Open Educational Resources - Campus Technology | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
6 Tips for Using Open Educational Resources Campus Technology 1) If you're new to OER, start small, advised Erik Christensen, chair of the Natural Science Department for South Florida State College.
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New Poster on How to Cite Digital Images

New Poster on How to Cite Digital Images | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
August, 2014 Here is a great visual from Langwitches on how to properly cite images on your blog. If you are planning to start a classroom blog or website then this could be a great material to share...
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24 Questions to Enhance Students Reflective and Critical Thinking Skills

24 Questions to Enhance Students Reflective and Critical Thinking Skills | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
August 31, 2014 Reflection is a fundamental skill from which is branched out all other thinking skills. Reflection is a form of meta-thinking, a process of deep contemplation and pondering. It is...
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12 Changes Coming To The Future Of Learning - Edudemic

12 Changes Coming To The Future Of Learning - Edudemic | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
The future of learning is exciting, filled with innovative ideas, and no one in their right mind knows more than that. Anyone who says otherwise is pulling your leg.

Via Grant Montgomery, Kent Wallén, Aki Puustinen
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 7, 3:39 PM

The reorganizing and reconstructing (a great John Dewey word taking us beyond reorganizing) of School is long overdue. I think we will have to be aware and present in our teaching so as to utilize the most effective means for the learning at hand and the students involved in that learning.

 

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Two Incredibly Useful Videos on Flipped Learning

Two Incredibly Useful Videos on Flipped Learning | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
September 6, 2014 Flipped learning is a learning trend that is gaining in momentum within the education community. Whether this is a new trend or not does not matter here what matters is the fact...
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A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles

A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
September 10, 2014 During the first month of the new school year, teachers get to know their students in terms of their learning levels, where they are at with their learning, their strengths and...
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5 Great TED Talks on The Importance of Listening

5 Great TED Talks on The Importance of Listening | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
September 12, 2014 Listening is an important skill that, unfortunately, is not given its due worth in school curricula. Listening is the key to understanding, a better understanding. It is a way of...
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Stanford 2025

Stanford 2025 | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Designing the future of living and learning at Stanford

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verstelle's curator insight, September 11, 6:09 AM

An exploration of undergraduate experiences in the future.

Four scenarios. Cool videoclips.

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4 Powerful Formative Assessment Tools For The Chromebook Classroom | Edudemic

4 Powerful Formative Assessment Tools For The Chromebook Classroom | Edudemic | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
As more and more Chromebooks hit the classroom, redefining instruction and instructional practices is getting easier and easier – you just have to know where to start. One step in the process is to rethink the way you gather crucial information about each student and their journey towards mastery of a concept. There can be …

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Classroom Management: Resource Roundup

Classroom Management: Resource Roundup | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Looking for information on guiding classroom communities, minimizing disruptions, and developing class routines to help students stay engaged and focused on learning? This resource collection is packed with useful tips, tools, and advice.

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Free and Cheap Technologies to Supercharge Your Teaching | Information Wants To Be Free

Free and Cheap Technologies to Supercharge Your Teaching | Information Wants To Be Free | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Website of librarian, writer, speaker, consultant and LIS educator, Meredith Gorran Farkas. Includes the popular Information Wants to be Free blog.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

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Edmodo Resources for Teachers A Comprehensive Chart

Edmodo Resources for Teachers A Comprehensive Chart | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
August 20, 2014 I have recently started posting a series of articles featuring a wide variety of Ed Tech tools, tips, tutorials, visuals, posters, and guides to help teachers effectively integrate...
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A Treasure Trove of Excellent Resources on Project Based Learning

A Treasure Trove of Excellent Resources on Project Based Learning | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
August 28, 2014 Are you planning to integrate project based learning in your teaching pedagogy? Are you in need of some helpful resources to get you going? Here is an excellent resourceful page where...
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New Bloom's Taxonomy Poster for Teachers

New Bloom's Taxonomy Poster for Teachers | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
August 29, 2014 Bloom's taxonomy is one of the most popular learning taxonomies ever. Since its release in the last half of the 20th century, it has been widely adopted within the education sector...
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Teachers Handbook on Creative Commons and Copyright

Teachers Handbook on Creative Commons and Copyright | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
September 1, 2014 Integrating technology in your classroom is not only about knowing the technicalities part of the process, it is also, most importantly, about knowing how and what to do with that...
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