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Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally

Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Going beyond the 4Ss of digital note taking (support, save, search, and share), students should work toward curating, synthesizing, and reflecting on their learning.

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Making curation part of an information management process.

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Making curation part of an information management process.

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Making curation part of an information management process.

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Making curation part of an information management process.

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TV Professors and the Higher Ed Apocalypse 

TV Professors and the Higher Ed Apocalypse  | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Who are the villains in the story of higher ed’s collapse?

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Creative Thinking Model: 6 Thinking Hats | Digital Learning Assets

De Bono's 6 Thinking Hats are a famous tool that's been used and cited by many organisations. It's easy to grasp, can be applied in nearly any situation and ...

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Digital teaching and learning resources: An EduTech reader

Digital teaching and learning resources: An EduTech reader | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

Yesterday the World Bank hosted a great discussion related to strategies for tackling the high cost and low availability of textbooks."-


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TCC 2016 Online Conference

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Make the Future! ~ Create a virtual makerspace ~ Dr. Cynthia Calongne – Colorado Technical University Online


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Design Thinking, Deconstructed

Design Thinking, Deconstructed | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students' and teachers' everyday lives. The process, which is an approach to learning that includes considering real-world problems, research, analysis, building by hand, and lots of experimentation, is documented and shared among staff.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Design-Thinking

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Learning+2+Learn

 

 


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Arnie Rotenberg's curator insight, March 2, 6:25 PM
At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students' and teachers' everyday lives. The process, which is an approach to learning that includes considering real-world problems, research, analysis, building by hand, and lots of experimentation, is documented and shared among staff.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Design-Thinking


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Learning+2+Learn



יפה בן-דרור's curator insight, March 2, 9:10 PM
At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students' and teachers' everyday lives. The process, which is an approach to learning that includes considering real-world problems, research, analysis, building by hand, and lots of experimentation, is documented and shared among staff.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Design-Thinking


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Learning+2+Learn



Melanie COVINHES's curator insight, March 8, 9:29 AM
At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students' and teachers' everyday lives. The process, which is an approach to learning that includes considering real-world problems, research, analysis, building by hand, and lots of experimentation, is documented and shared among staff.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Design-Thinking


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Learning+2+Learn



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How to Rock at Writing Essential Questions

How to Rock at Writing Essential Questions | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

The simplest way to define an essential question is to call it an open question. It cannot be answered with a ‘yes’ or a ‘no’ or being labelled true or false. If you can Google the answer or respond in a brief manner, it doesn’t inspire intense investigation or creative output. That’s how you know it isn’t an essential question!

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 25, 10:13 AM

This is something that teachers so often find challenging and yet it's a fundamental skill of materials design.

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27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students (Infographic)

27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students (Infographic) | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students

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N'Quavah Velazquez, EdD's curator insight, February 29, 3:33 AM

27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students

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Open Education Week | Exponential Teachers Hangout

konoz (https://konoz.io) is a learning network with courses from Exponential Teachers in subjects from Aerospace to Zumba. For Open Education Week, the Creat...

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10 Google Docs Hacks Every Teacher Should Know - Daily Genius

10 Google Docs Hacks Every Teacher Should Know - Daily Genius | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Google Docs is used by teachers across the globe. Jen Carey brings you her 10 favorite hacks to save you time and enhance your toolbox!
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Teaching in a Digital Age | The Open Textbook Project provides flexible and affordable access to higher education resources

Teaching in a Digital Age | The Open Textbook Project provides flexible and affordable access to higher education resources | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Through 12 informative chapters, Teaching in a Digital Age: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning answers your questions and provides helpful guidance and suggestions on a host of topics including:

How do I decide whether my courses should be campus-based, blended or fully online?
What strategies work best when teaching in a technology-rich environment? What methods of teaching are most effective for blended and online classes?
How do I make choices among all the available media, whether text, audio, video, computer, or social media, in order to benefit my students and my subject?
How do I maintain quality of teaching, learning, and resources in a rapidly changing learning environment?
What are the real possibilities for teaching and learning using MOOCs, OERS, open textbooks?
While understanding and respecting the individual nature of teaching, Tony talks theory, options, best practices, point-by-point strategies - offering clear, practical, and actionable advice and guidance based on research and extensive professional experience in 30 countries.

Pick one chapter or read them all - you will find a wealth of information at your fingertips.

Teaching in a Digital Age: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning is available as a free, online open textbook which you can read online, download to your tablet or computer, or print, either in sections or as a whole.

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The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy -

The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy - | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
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Stephen Downes on Open Networks, Agile Systems, and Edu-Culture

Journeys in Podcasting talks to Stephen Downes as part of a series on open networks and changes in Edu-Culture. Readings and Inquiry curated here... https://...

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A 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning - Part 1 

A 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning - Part 1  | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

[1] For a review of the development of online learning, see Dziuban, C. and Picciano, A.G. (2015) The Evolution Continues – Considerations for the Future of Research in Online and Blended Learning.


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Teaching with Tech: How Can Teachers Embrace Technology Tools

Teaching with Tech: How Can Teachers Embrace Technology Tools | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
The guide covers the gap in technology skills in teaching, how technology is enhancing the learning revolution, what future educators need to know about technology in the classroom.

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15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching

15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching

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HASTAC: Changing the Way We Teach and Learn

HASTAC: Changing the Way We Teach and Learn | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) is an interdisciplinary community of humanists, artists, social scientists, scientists, and technologists that are changing the way we teach and learn


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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, February 28, 10:05 AM

A site with a lot of info

Norman René Trujillo Zapata's curator insight, March 1, 8:39 PM

Looks like a community worth being a part of.

Deanna Mascle's curator insight, March 7, 4:18 PM

Looks like a community worth being a part of.

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4 Strategies for Teaching Students How to Revise

4 Strategies for Teaching Students How to Revise | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
During revision, students should work closely together, share often, discuss models, add details, delete the unnecessary, and rearrange for clarity and effect.

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Web 2.0 for ELT's curator insight, February 25, 7:14 AM

Very good ideas.

rajamedinah's curator insight, March 5, 10:37 AM

These are actually quite good steps for developing a process approach to writing.

Daniel Jäggli's curator insight, March 8, 10:54 AM

These are actually quite good steps for developing a process approach to writing.

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Designing a Teaching Excellence Framework: Lessons from other sectors - HEPI

Designing a Teaching Excellence Framework: Lessons from other sectors - HEPI | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

The Government is committed to introducing a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) to assess the quality of teaching and learning in higher education. Designing the right solution is challenging. There is no off-the-shelf solution from other countries that we can lift. But we can learn lessons from other sectors. 


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25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Learning - @teachthought

25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Learning - @teachthought | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Critical thinking apps aren’t the sweet spot of mobile app design.

Most of the more popular apps are focused on social media, productivity, or what always seem to be mindless games (we’re looking at you Kim Kardashian and Candy Crush). The fact that most apps don’t force users to think critical doesn’t mean that it isn’t possible, however. The lack of cognitively demanding apps is more of an indictment of the users than the technology itself.

There are many apps that do promote critical thinking–and often extended critical thinking and learning at that. These aren’t clinical “critical thinking building” programs either, but rather often enjoyable exercises in strategy, tactics, and problem-solving thought. So below we’ve collected 25 of these critical thinking apps. Most are for grades 8-12, but several are for students as young as kindergarten.

Helping students think critical is less a matter of direct instruction, and more a matter of providing them with access to dynamic tools with unique and playful barriers or goals that require the best strategy they can muster, while providing instant feedback to the player as they go. Though they’re not learning specific academic content in most of these apps, they are practicing extended thinking over a period of time that encourages to look at digital circumstances with a critical eye.

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, February 26, 5:07 AM

There are many apps that promote critical thinking–and often extended critical thinking and learning at that. These are enjoyable exercises in strategy, tactics, and problem-solving thought. Teach Thought have  collected 25 of these critical thinking apps: for grades 8-12, but several are for students as young as kindergarten.

Whilst providing instant feedback to the player as they go,  they are also practicing extended thinking over a period of time that encourages to look at digital circumstances with a critical eye.

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 26, 5:55 PM

Here is a great article on critical thinking apps for students, check it out.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, March 1, 11:03 AM
Quelques applications intéressants qui vont changer les cours.
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Building an effective learning environment - by Tony Bates

Building an effective learning environment - by Tony Bates | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

I was asked by the Chang School of Continuing Studies at Ryerson University to do a master class on this topic at their ChangSchoolTalks on February 17, based on Appendix 1 in my open, online textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age.


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Ten Teaching Trends from the Innovating Pedagogy Report (Infographic)

Ten Teaching Trends from the Innovating Pedagogy Report (Infographic) | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
How are today's most innovative educators engaging with their students? The 2015 Innovating Pedagogy report proposes ten innovations to engage students.

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Josi Sierra's curator insight, March 1, 6:57 AM
¿Como implican al alumnado los profes innovadores? Con 10 estrategias pedagogicas innovadoras ;-)
uTOP Inria's curator insight, March 7, 8:14 AM
How are today's most innovative educators engaging with their students? The 2015 Innovating Pedagogy report proposes ten innovations to engage students.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/the-new-possibilities-to-learn-and-teach-with-ict/


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How are today's most innovative educators engaging with their students? The 2015 Innovating Pedagogy report proposes ten innovations to engage students.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/the-new-possibilities-to-learn-and-teach-with-ict/


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Database of learning assessments

Database of learning assessments | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

A growing number of countries are conducting learning assessments. What types of skills are they measuring and how?


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Understanding Education in a Changing World: What's Really Worth Learning

Understanding Education in a Changing World: What's Really Worth Learning | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
David Perkins shares insights on helping educators and parents think through the all-important question: “What’s really worth learning?”

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, February 20, 6:19 PM

This article addresses what are truly important things to learn in today's changing world?

Lihi Telem's curator insight, February 21, 9:11 AM

ראיון מעניין עם דיוויד פרקינס לגבי התוכן והמיומניות שיש ללמד בבתי הספר של היום על מנת שיהיו רלוונטיות לתלמידים בעולם המשתנה של היום ומחר. 

Ruth Reynolds's curator insight, February 24, 5:47 AM

Gosh HASS teachers know all this - and we need to remind ourselves

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How Mobile is Revolutionizing the Learning Landscape

How Mobile is Revolutionizing the Learning Landscape | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
mLearning is changing the game. Here are a few ways that mobile is already transforming the world of corporate learning.

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