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What great leaders know and do | SmartBlogs

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The best leaders have a secret. It’s what enables them to outperform the rest. Do you know what it is? It’s probably not what you think.
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The connected leader | Harold Jarche

The connected leader | Harold Jarche | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, April 8, 2013 9:43 PM

This would be a good model for any edcuational institution.

AnnC's curator insight, April 9, 2013 9:00 PM

concepts that can turn our organizations upside down - in a good way!

Graeme Reid's curator insight, February 6, 9:23 PM

The nature of organisations are going to change dramatically over the next 20 years.  Collaborative working will become the norm.

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The Importance of Positive Attitude

The Importance of Positive Attitude | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Napoleon Hill in his book, "Keys to Success: The 17 Principles of Personal Achievement", writes about the importance of Positive Mental Attitude (PMA). A Positive Mental Attitude is the right attit...
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How To Effectively Measure Leadership Success

How To Effectively Measure Leadership Success | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
RT @JosephLalonde: How To Effectively Measure Leadership Success | Big Is The New Small http://t.co/jHVfTFswVb via @ScottWilliams
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Critical Thinking: Educating Competent Citizens

Critical Thinking: Educating Competent Citizens | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

In working with students, critical thinking encourages and promotes:

Humility to accept criteria that is not their own.Courage to defend their own criteria against others.Responsibility to contrast and take into account the appropriate information.Commitment to filtering out and separating valid from useless information.Respect for the group and for the individual when the time comes for debate and contrasting ideas.

To educate an individual in critical thinking is to educate him or her to be capable of governing or controlling their own personal and professional life and to be able to find answers and solutions to problems. It is the road to forming critical and responsible citizens who are capable of confronting the challenges of the future.

 


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Andrrey Yatsenko's curator insight, February 4, 9:12 AM

How  educate  an  individual  in  critical  thinking  for  student .

Filipe Cálix's curator insight, February 6, 3:15 PM

Excelente reflexão sobre a importância do Pensamento Crítico para a educação de cidadãos competentes. O que ele implica e o que promove.

Sharla Shults's curator insight, February 22, 8:45 PM

So many students simply want the answer...no thinking involved, the easy way. We are doing our youth a tremendous injustice not emphasizing both the metacognitive and critical thinking processes. They need to be able to explore a problem, then analyze, explain, and evaluate it in order to survive as adults.

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Peer Critiques: A Lesson in Purposeful Feedback

Peer Critiques: A Lesson in Purposeful Feedback | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Use this video and lesson to incorporate quality peer critiques in your classroom.

 

Feedback is necessary in an effective learning environment. It creates a path for students to follow on their learning journey.




Use a deeper learning strategy and video lesson to incorporate quality peer critiques in your classroom.



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"All About Responsibility" song- Mr. Stanley tells stories about responsibility...

Mr. Stanley is back to sing stories about September's B.A.R.K. with Character word of the month: RESPONSIBILITY!!!!! Myers Elementary in Bellwood, PA shares ...

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Practical critical thinking skills for the real world

Practical critical thinking skills for the real world | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Teaching concepts in the classroom doesn't accomplish anything unless students understand how those ideas apply to the real world.

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Using a Question Building Chart to Provoke Student Thought

Using a Question Building Chart to Provoke Student Thought | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
One of the most effective ways to provoke student thought is through the building of “rich” questions. By asking meaningful questions - and interacting with textual information – students can come to an understanding that builds upon on their own personal experiences and opinions. Through the use of a template, questions can be created in any way that you want and provide you with a specific platform to begin your questioning focus.



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ANA's curator insight, March 7, 5:45 AM

Important from the very beginning to create critical thinking

smadar yona's curator insight, March 8, 10:12 AM

ללמד איך ללמוד, חשוב מאוד בים המידע.

מעניין

סמדר

Audrey's curator insight, April 13, 4:21 AM

The questions can be based on exam questions, or directly from past exam questions.  The students can be asked about their own experiences and say whether the textual information has any application to the society in which they live, e.g. How does the information help us?

curating for www.homeschoolsource.co.uk and

www.hotmoodle.com

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Teaching Respect and Responsibility — Even to Digital Natives

Teaching Respect and Responsibility — Even to Digital Natives | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
As with any behavior involving kids, mistakes will be made with online behavior -- and that’s a vital part of the learning process.

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A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

"Today while I was browsing through my Twitter feeds I came across this fabulous Bloom's Taxonomy wheel of apps shared by Anthony. If you still recall, some previous versions of this wheel have already been featured here in Bloom's Taxonomy for Teachers section .

As you can see, the wheel outlines a wide variety of verbs and activities related to each thinking level of Blooms taxonomy coupled with iPad apps that go with it. These apps are supposed to help teachers and students better cultivate these different thinking levels in their use of iPad apps. And because the the visual is not hyperlinked, I went ahead and provided the links for each of these apps in the lists below. Enjoy"


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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, March 27, 12:06 PM

Check the apps you use against this taxonomy.  What level do you personally spend a lot of your time at?  What level can you push your students to try?

Jon C's curator insight, March 27, 7:33 PM

This could be useful resource to connect the old Bloom's taxonomy to new resources out there on the iPad. And a nice visual to boot.

Eileen Sepulveda's curator insight, April 15, 3:29 PM

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12 Ways to Leverage The Power of Google Drive in Your Classroom Instruction ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 Ways to Leverage The Power of Google Drive in Your Classroom Instruction ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

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An Amazing App for Learning Music

An Amazing App for Learning Music | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
A simple idea—notation synced with recordings—done beautifully

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Jasmin Hodge's curator insight, March 18, 8:47 PM

Great idea for studying close to grade exams, thinking purely of my own children :) 

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Leadership isn't an individual act; it's an ensemble performance - The Guardian

Leadership isn't an individual act; it's an ensemble performance - The Guardian | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
The Guardian
Leadership isn't an individual act; it's an ensemble performance
The Guardian
This is a highly social understanding of leadership which turns on the idea that leading arises in an ensemble performance.
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Three Good Resources for Helping Students Learn...

Three Good Resources for Helping Students Learn... | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Three Good Resources for Helping Students Learn About and Write Poetry on iGeneration - 21st Century Education curated by Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) (Three Good Resources for Helping Students Learn About and Write Poetry -
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Mindfulness Helps You Become a Better Leader | ...

Mindfulness Helps You Become a Better Leader | ... | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
To keep your equilibrium, practice meditation (or something like it) every day.
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Critical Thinking [Video]-A MUST WATCH & LISTEN TO

A look at some of the principles of critical thinking. Portuguese subtitles: http://www.youtube.com/user/cpg99

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Practical critical thinking skills for the real world

Practical critical thinking skills for the real world | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Teaching concepts in the classroom doesn't accomplish anything unless students understand how those ideas apply to the real world.

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10 Signs You’re A Critical Thinker

10 Signs You’re A Critical Thinker | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
If you want more success in business and life, discover your ability to think critically today with these ten signs you're a critical thinker.

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Critical Thinking: Educating Competent Citizens

Critical Thinking: Educating Competent Citizens | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

In working with students, critical thinking encourages and promotes:

Humility to accept criteria that is not their own.Courage to defend their own criteria against others.Responsibility to contrast and take into account the appropriate information.Commitment to filtering out and separating valid from useless information.Respect for the group and for the individual when the time comes for debate and contrasting ideas.

To educate an individual in critical thinking is to educate him or her to be capable of governing or controlling their own personal and professional life and to be able to find answers and solutions to problems. It is the road to forming critical and responsible citizens who are capable of confronting the challenges of the future.

 


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Andrrey Yatsenko's curator insight, February 4, 9:12 AM

How  educate  an  individual  in  critical  thinking  for  student .

Filipe Cálix's curator insight, February 6, 3:15 PM

Excelente reflexão sobre a importância do Pensamento Crítico para a educação de cidadãos competentes. O que ele implica e o que promove.

Sharla Shults's curator insight, February 22, 8:45 PM

So many students simply want the answer...no thinking involved, the easy way. We are doing our youth a tremendous injustice not emphasizing both the metacognitive and critical thinking processes. They need to be able to explore a problem, then analyze, explain, and evaluate it in order to survive as adults.

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Peer Critiques: A Lesson in Purposeful Feedback

Peer Critiques: A Lesson in Purposeful Feedback | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Use this video and lesson to incorporate quality peer critiques in your classroom.

 

Feedback is necessary in an effective learning environment. It creates a path for students to follow on their learning journey.




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A Must-See Anti-Bullying Poster Perfect For Classrooms

A Must-See Anti-Bullying Poster Perfect For Classrooms | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
This anti-bullying poster is absolutely perfect for posting on your classroom website or on your bulletin board. We at Edudemic love it.

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COFACE's curator insight, May 14, 2013 10:17 AM

Very cute!

 

L Orange's curator insight, May 16, 2013 4:50 PM

Supports an iPad book called "It's Okay to be Different" (via Story Panda). Beautiful but simple message. 

Grace Hamilton's curator insight, April 14, 12:57 PM

This is the best anti-bullying poster I think I've ever come across. The visual would be perfect in an elementary classroom, and the poster covers all areas from glasses to adoption to stuttering. Let's celebrate our differences!

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Art of listening: Build relationships by fine-tuning your listening skills

Art of listening: Build relationships by fine-tuning your listening skills | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

“Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.” — Anonymous

 

“We do this when we listen,” she said. “ It’s also incredibly important that we listen to ourselves so we can understand and meet our own needs for self-care. That way we are better able to care for others. These acts of listening and caring for ourselves first is the realm of self-compassion.”

So what makes a good listener?

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Good listeners show genuine interest in

what’s being said and show empathy

to the speaker by caring.

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Eli Levine's curator insight, March 25, 1:40 PM

More than anything, a lack of listening, understanding and probing for the truth is what leads to the biggest failures in policy and decision making.

 

Just look at the mess that the US and Russia have created out of the Ukrainian situation.  Look what the Ukrainian government could have done in order to stave off Russian intervention and aggression.  It may not have worked in keeping the Russians out.  However, by embracing the Russian-speaking Ukrainians in government and in society, the Ukrainian-speaking population may have been able to give themselves a stronger point of argumentation against the Russian incursion into Crimea.  The failure to acknowledge both Russia's concerns about NATO taking over in Ukraine, plus the legitimate economic and social concerns of the ethnic Russians in Eastern and Southern Ukraine is probably what at least partially led to the current state of affairs in Ukraine.

 

And the US, for our part, failed to acknowledge, listen and abide by the other peoples' interests as well, choosing instead to small-selfishly pursue our own ends regardless of the costs and consequences of that pursuit in the grand scheme of things.

 

Think about it.

Betty Skeet's curator insight, March 26, 4:07 AM

This applies to all of us in any of our roles in children's lives: parents, grandparents, carers, teachers, early years workers, you name it...

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Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0

Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0 | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

“ TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink”


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14 Excellent YouTube Math Channels for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

14 Excellent YouTube Math Channels for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

"Since the posting of "20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students" http://bit.ly/MOLJ6F , I have received some requests from math teachers asking for websites that provide quality math videos. Upon checking my archive and some other online resources, I deemed it necessary to compile this list of Math YouTube channels to share with you. These are basically channels where you can have access to a wide variety of math videos and tutorials to help your students with Math. I have included only what I believe are the best Math channels out there. Check out this selection and share with your colleagues."


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The Top 10 Qualities of Great Leadership

The Top 10 Qualities of Great Leadership | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
The top 10 leadership traits possessed by some of our greatest leaders. Do you have what it takes to be a great leader?
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20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new language to describe our civilization as it evolves.
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