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iPad Art Apps – Sample Work

iPad Art Apps – Sample Work | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
MacWorld had a digital art contest using iPad apps and announced the winners. The digital creations are shown along with a list of the apps and tools used for each work of art.

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How I use social media for my professional development

How I use social media for my professional development | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

The issue of how we use social media for our own development as teachers and as digitally skilled individuals, is one that I believe is of vital importance though, not just because it can enable us to keep developing as teachers through the content, ideas, resources and above all people it gives us access to, but also because the way use digital media for our own development should guide and influence the way we use it with our students and build their digital literacies and communication skills.


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Content Trailers

Content Trailers | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

A useful and fun set of cross-curriculum photo slide shows for maths, English, science, history and more. They are arranged by age and range from kindergarten Secondary school. A great resource for introducing topics. Found via http://twitter.com/@kbkonnected.

 

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Video%2C+animation%2C+film+%26+Webcams


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Kent Manning's Blog: Student Engagement

Kent Manning's Blog: Student Engagement | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

Student Engagement. I've had a day or two of reflection on the school year and was encouraged recently by some student reflections on learning. For me it goes back to the moment I started reading about Jeff Wilhelm's social ...


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15 Ways To Become A Better Self-Learner | Edudemic

15 Ways To Become A Better Self-Learner | Edudemic | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

Armed with an insatiable lust for knowledge, they set out to acquire it on their own terms, although a few pointers obviously can’t hurt before departure and landing! Not every possible technique will necessarily stick with all self-motivated learners, of course, but the only way to find out is to test them. Try some of the following and experiment with what works in a more independent educational setting.


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mc's comment, July 3, 2012 2:28 AM
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Pecha Kucha presentations with Google Apps: Fast and to the Point

Pecha Kucha presentations with Google Apps: Fast and to the Point | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

The Pecha Kucha presentation format can be a great way to provide an overview of a topic.

PechaKucha presentations consist of 20 slides shown for 20 seconds each...


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One iPad in the Classroom? – Top 10 Apps

One iPad in the Classroom? – Top 10 Apps | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

"As the iPad is currently the ‘class leader’ in education, there are many educators who have found themselves with an iPad to ‘see what it can do?’ The challenge is to demonstrate enhanced learning, so here are ten suggestions that may help:"


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Teaching Authentic Writing in a Socially Mediated World

Teaching Authentic Writing in a Socially Mediated World | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

By Susan Lucille Davis

Summary by MiddleWeb SmartBrief

 

"What we teach our students should be authentic and purposeful, writes veteran English/language arts teacher Susan Lucille Davis. In this blog post, Davis shares a list of 16 contemporary writing forms she believes need to be addressed by today's writing teachers. That list includes professional texts, photo captions, reviews, collaborative documents and citizen journalism."


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iPad App Evaluation for the Classroom

Considerations
Content & Components
Logistics
Fluency
Substitution vs Transformation Model (based on SAMR model of
Evidence of Learning (based on conversation with Stephen W...

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Are You an Agile Learner? - Center for Creative Leadership

Are You an Agile Learner? - Center for Creative Leadership | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Are you open to new ways of thinking? Do you continuously learn new skills? Or do you struggle when it's time to do things differently?

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The Most Amazing Science Images of the Week, June 25-29, 2012

The Most Amazing Science Images of the Week, June 25-29, 2012 | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

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The Secret to Powerful Communication in Two Words - Forbes

The Secret to Powerful Communication in Two Words - Forbes | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
If I had to sum up in two words everything I’ve learned in 25 years of work on communications, rhetoric, public speaking, speechwriting, and body language, those two words would be: charismatic storytelling.

Charismatic because in an over-stimulated, impatient world, it’s passion and charisma that get attention. But passion alone doesn’t get you to charisma; that magic ingredient takes a little additional work.

Storytelling, because we’ve already got way too much information to take in, so the only thing we remember these days is stories. And oh yes, that’s the way it has always been.

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A New Look at Leadership and Emotional Intelligence | Psychology Today

A New Look at Leadership and Emotional Intelligence | Psychology Today | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Despite the considerable research from psychology and neuroscience, leaders who are clearly deficient in emotional intelligence continue to be recruited, chosen and promoted in organizations.

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The core of my work in the world revolves around emotional intelligence - waking people up to their own mastery or lack thereof. In West Point Global Leadership conferences, in top brass leadership programs across all military branches of the world, and in Harvard curriculum board meetings, or the UN training grounds for top foreign affairs negotiators you'll find a visible, 50% or better concentration on the internal workings of a human being in leadership development.

The world's challenges and our human progress and evolution is dependent upon our ability to finally accept that EQ mastered is critical to everything at every level when it comes to human experience. Hitler lacked it entirely, and it could be said that deeply rhetoric-inspired dogma junkies such as the Tea Party or fundamentalist Christians who believe others will go to Hell for not believing in their version of the bible are deficient in the EQ department.

In Aaron Sorkin's words in his new series The Newsroom, thanks Psychology Today for throwing truth at stupid. It isn't a question of difficult as much as it is a question of dangerous. It is downright self-defeating and dangerous to continue to allow emotionally unintelligent people lead anything.

It ought to be a pre-requisite for having a baby, driving a car, getting married, starting a company, leading anything, including the Boy Scouts, and for the love of Gaia or whatever God or gods you worship, please oh please make it rule that every person who runs for elected office in the world ought to have to pass an EQ test. Daniel Goleman….you’re our man.

I don't normall espouse this aggressively, but it's time to get on with it.
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This is how to Use iPad to Enhance Students Reading Skills

This is how to Use iPad to Enhance Students Reading Skills | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
iPad is still fascinating me with its huge potential in education.

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Learning in a digital world

A keynote speech for the CILIPS annual conference, held at the Apex Hotel in Dundee, Scotland on 12 June, 2012...

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What it Means for Leaders to Show Up - Wendy Appel | Wendy Appel

What it Means for Leaders to Show Up - Wendy Appel | Wendy Appel | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
how do I show up?” Am I present? Do people feel and experience my availability to be there for them or am I distracted, on to the next thing, focused on what I want to say; the point I want to make, forcing an outcome I think is best? Do I show-up as wise, inviting, real, open, clear, honest … ?

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Working socially: four steps to success

Working socially: four steps to success | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

Nice article on working openly and socially. Here are the four tips:

 

- Become inclusive – map your interests online

- Don't conform – exist in amorphous communities

- Open up – understand the nature of conversation online

- Think ahead – be aware of your goal

 

Check out the full article for more, http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture-professionals-network/culture-professionals-blog/2012/jun/20/social-media-arts-top-tips


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Transfer photos to any computer using Bump

Transfer photos to any computer using Bump | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

This is a great simple way for transferring images from your phone to your laptop.


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The effects of sleep deprivation on leadership | SmartBlogs

The effects of sleep deprivation on leadership | SmartBlogs | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
It’s a tempting thought: The more we work, the more productive we are. For those in senior leadership, it can be irresistible.
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RAP - Five Elements of a Story

RAP - Five Elements of a Story | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

This song covers the five main elements of a story: setting, plot, characters, conflict and theme. Whether you’re studying a short story, a novel, an epic poem, a play or a film, if you don’t find these five elements, you’re not looking hard enough. With a catchy chorus that’s hard to forget, this “five elements of a short story” rap will get you or your students hooked.


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Too Much Technology? | Connected Principals

Too Much Technology? | Connected Principals | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
What is it that makes a public school valuable?  Is it the information it provides?  Is it the opportunities that are available there? Going forward in t...

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Education is Undergoing a Startling Revolution

Education is Undergoing a Startling Revolution | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

Education is undergoing an incredible and exciting transformation, but I can’t help but wonder if the “experts” can’t see the forest for the trees. We are continuing to see roiling debates from the likes of Vivek Wadhwa and Peter Thiel over whether kids should go to college or not, administrations battling technologists over whether they need to flip the classroom, and politicians forcing us to pick sides as if there were only two options – all the while missing the extraordinary revolution taking place around us.


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The 10 Key Rules for Managing Time in Online Teaching

The 10 Key Rules for Managing Time in Online Teaching | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

In my several years of teaching online I have developed a variety of time-management tools that have helped me to stay on top of my classes while making my efforts smoother and easier; hundreds of colleagues I’ve discussed this with over the years also have their favorite ways of managing time. As you can imagine, this collective wisdom includes a multitude of approaches (in fact, nearly 300 so far!), but what I present to you here is what I think are the best of the best. Use one, some, or all of these, and I assure you that you’ll have a much better time teaching online!

 

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Teachers Guide on The Use of iPad in education

Teachers Guide on The Use of iPad in education | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

"iPad is a cool versatile tool that has a huge potential in education. It is widely  believed that iPad has started tranforming the face of education and revolutionizng modes of learning. Results coming out of pilot studies on the integration of iPads in the classroom seem to be promising. Reed College, for instance, took the Apple iPad for a spin in 2010 and was pleased with the tablets performance as an educational tool. As part of a pilot program, Roslyn High School on Long Island handed out 47 iPads on Dec and the school district hopes to provide iPads eventually to all 1.100 of its students. Another report shows that hundreds of middle school students in the central San Joaquin Valley, Calif, are using curriculum apps for their classwork and homework."


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A Day in the Life of an iPad Teacher

A Day in the Life of an iPad Teacher | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

7.00 am: Access news app whilst devouring breakfast. Apologise for spraying coffee during reaction to latest education announcement. Carefully wipe iPad screen and check all is in working order by scrolling twitter timeline.


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