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A Must Have Poster about 21st Century Learning Skills

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Lucy Georges's comment, November 27, 2012 10:04 PM
Great content, but really could benefit from a better graphic design.
Lucy Georges's comment, November 27, 2012 10:04 PM
Great content, but really could benefit from a better graphic design.

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9 things tech-savvy teachers do on a regular basis

9 things tech-savvy teachers do on a regular basis | Education Matters | Scoop.it

There are a few key things that tech-savvy teachers do on a regular basis to stay ahead. These edtech teachers are looking for new ways to innovate, refine, and deploy new learning strategies and goals. Does this sound like you or someone you know? Check out the visual we whipped up to help explain what we are talking about.

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How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom

How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom | Education Matters | Scoop.it

Flipped learning is more than just having students do homework during the school day. It’s more than just putting the onus on students to teach themselves. In fact, it’s neither of those things. Don’t be fooled by simple explanations of flipped classrooms that simplify a highly complex undertaking.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 24, 1:51 AM

A good but quite basic introduction to flipped learning.

Norton Gusky's curator insight, May 24, 8:25 AM

Great infographic to use with teachers or parents who wonder why should I change my teaching and employ Flipped Learning. 

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, Today, 4:59 AM

Simple but good approach as an intro for newcomers

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Create Professionally Looking Posters for Your Class Using Lucidpress

Create Professionally Looking Posters for Your Class Using Lucidpress | Education Matters | Scoop.it

A few months ago we posted here a list of some powerful web tools to use for creating educational flyers and posters. Today, we were reminded by Briton that the popular Lucidpress does provide a very good poster maker that teachers can use to create professionally looking posters for their class. Lucidpress poster maker is an easy to use web tool with a simple drag-and-drop interface that allows teachers to design beautiful posters and flyers to use in classroom.

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Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies

Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Evidence based teaching strategies have a far larger effect on student results than others do. Discover the top ten, evidence based teaching strategies in this article.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Evidence-Based+Practices+and+Programs

 


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Tony Guzman's curator insight, May 22, 11:40 AM

This article and infographic shares 10 evidenced-based research strategies to help teach your students. This is a really good resource for any faculty member to review and consider.

Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, May 22, 2:58 PM

These strategies are the essential foundation of what all good teachers do.  Every article and book that I have read about school improvement and effective teaching seems for focus on these same strategies.  We know it...but do we do it?  WITH FIDELITY?  I think that is often where it breaks down. These strategies need to be a part of EVERY lesson...EVERY day. They become highly effective when they are implemented consistently and intentionally.  With all teachers are required to do, it is easy to lose focus on intentionally using these effective strategies.

Alfio Gangemi's curator insight, May 24, 8:38 PM

This is probably the best resource I have found for a pre-service and graduate teacher. As the title says it outlines the top ten evidence based teaching strategies and clearly describes each strategy and how and why they are effective. Very useful resource!.

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Inquiry in the Classroom: 7 Simple Tools To Get You Started | Edudemic

Inquiry in the Classroom: 7 Simple Tools To Get You Started | Edudemic | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Teachers who use an inquiry based approach can provide techniques that help students learn the questions to ask that may spark a natural interest.

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A Learning Typology: 7 Ways We Come To Understand

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A Learning Typology: 7 Ways We Come To Understand

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diane gusa's curator insight, May 18, 5:49 AM

Deep learning. Complex connections are made between previous learning in the face of the need to adapt. Bifurcation enables shifts in perspective, the confident ability to attempt something new, to experiment.

Cognitive schema are our values, attitudes and beliefs, that are transcribed into thoughts and actions. In normal day-to-day life they are relatively resistant to change. 

Paul Simmons's curator insight, May 18, 11:42 AM

The 21st century has never seen a more advanced mode of learning than what we have now. But even then, students now seem to have trouble in with their comprehension. This learning typology will tell us what the learner can do after a learning experience.

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12 Rules Of Great Teaching - TeachThought

12 Rules Of Great Teaching - TeachThought | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Recently, I’ve been thinking of the universal truths in teaching. Students should be first. Don’t always start planning with a standard. Questions matter more than answers. Trust is a currency of a human classroom.

So I thought I’d gather twelve of them to start with. The idea of “good teaching” is an idea we get at a variety of different ways, So then, here are some rules we might consider when making sense of this idea of what makes a teacher great.

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Garlyn Wacker's curator insight, May 22, 11:28 AM

I love this!  It's so simple and so truthful; teachers need to consider these rules.  There are actually 15 rules of great teaching; five of the rules stood out to me the most.  1.  Embrace more than one way of teaching content.  2.  Experiment with new ideas and ways to introduce lesson plans.  3.  Be concise in how your present information; less is better.  4.  Love your content.  Be passionate about what you are teaching.  When students see your energy and enthusiasm, it is contagious.  Finally, 5: it's not about you.  A teacher doesn't need to be the "star" of the classroom.  The focus should be on the students and the lesson.  Good advice for all teachers.

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6 Creative Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom

6 Creative Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Like Google’s free tools and all the main social media platforms, Skype is one more free and infinitely useful tool that educators can add to their toolbox.

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27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate ~ Mind/Shift ~ by Katrina Schwartz

27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate ~ Mind/Shift ~ by Katrina Schwartz | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Educator Mia MacMeekin made this infographic about ways to inspire students to think more deeply about how innovation applies to them. It’s a helpful way to begin a conversation about what it means to innovate, a word that sometimes seems to belong in the adult domain of business and is estranged from how students think about living their lives.

 

Excellent! - JL


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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, May 10, 12:41 PM

Learning to approach a topic from different directions/mindsets can produce new and different results.

Tony Guzman's curator insight, May 21, 8:59 AM

This infographic helps students see the value of innovation within their learning. Most of the ideas shared apply beyond the classroom as well.

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7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow - Brilliant or Insane

7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow - Brilliant or Insane | Education Matters | Scoop.it
In a world ruled by content curation, every educator should be passing along social media strategies to students. The “That’s a parent’s job” mantra is not a sufficient excuse for ignoring your responsibility here. We’re in this together.

Students must be taught early and often how to create, locate, maintain and share content. And they need to understand the ramifications of everything they do on social media.

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Experiential Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

Experiential Learning Visually Explained for Teachers | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Experiential learning was the first form of learning through which our ancient ancestors discovered and made sense of the wild world around them. The antiquity of the concept is captured eloquently in several ancient adages. Confucius once said ”tell me and I forget; show me and I may remember, and involve me and I will understand”. Similarly, the revered Greek philosopher Aristotle was quoted saying “for the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them”.
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How to bring visual learning into the classroom using infographics

How to bring visual learning into the classroom using infographics | Education Matters | Scoop.it

This year for the first time, I asked my students to create an Infographic as their culminating project for our study of the Civil Rights movement. I wanted them to give a presentation, but also wanted to move away from the traditional PowerPoints or poster sessions that they have done in the past. I liked the idea of them learning to present content effectively in a creative medium, and infographics are perfect for that. For this, I elected to use my favorite tool for creating professional looking infographics, Venngage

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Some Good Educational Web Tools Recommended by Teachers for Teachers

Some Good Educational Web Tools Recommended by Teachers for Teachers | Education Matters | Scoop.it

Looking for a good tool to make one of your classroom routines a little easier? Here are some tools recommended by teachers. They may not all be relevant, but hopefully there will be at least one gem here for you

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Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future - TeachThought

Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future - TeachThought | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Below are some ideas that are truly transformational–not that they haven’t been said before. It’s not this article that’s transformational, but the ideas themselves. These ideas aren’t just buzzwords or trendy edu-jargon but the kind of substance with the potential for lasting change.

And the best part? This is stuff that’s available not tomorrow with ten grand in classroom funding and 12 hours of summer PD, but today. Utopian visions of learning are tempting, if for no other reason than they absolve us of accountability to create it right now, leading to nebulous romanticizing about how powerful learning could be if we just did more of X and Y.

But therein lies the rub: Tomorrow’s learning is already available, and below are 7 of the most compelling and powerful trends, concepts, and resources that represent its promise.

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Pilar Ledezma's curator insight, May 22, 12:39 PM

añada su visión ...Cualquier inversión es buena siempre y cuando sea en educación, considero que es la clave para tener un mundo mejor. Cada día la tecnología avanza a pasos agigantados y si la educación no avanza a la par, tenemos grandes problemas...

David Baker's curator insight, May 23, 4:27 PM

This captures the shift we are trying to make in my district. I think this might make an excellent focus for a seminar

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Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble

Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble | Education Matters | Scoop.it

INQUIRING ABOUT INQUIRY

Lehmann said it’s important to question whether alleged “personalized,” “project-based,” or “collaborative” learning efforts are actually helping students and teachers to “hold ourselves in a state of questioning.”

 


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Maree Whiteley's curator insight, May 10, 11:56 PM

“Inquiry means living in the soup. Inquiry means living in that uncomfortable space where we don’t know the answer.” I like the 'soup' analogy used here...what do YOU think about Inquiry Learning?

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10 ways to teach creativity in the classroom - TED Ed Blog

10 ways to teach creativity in the classroom - TED Ed Blog | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Education expert Sir Ken Robinson notes that in the factories of the 20th century, creativity was not valued. Yet in the startups of the 21st century, it’s critical for success. What can teachers do — right now — to prepare students for the world of the future? Below, 10 ways to teach creativity in the classroom:

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12 Rules Of Great Teaching -

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12 Rules Of Great Teaching by Terry Heick Recently, I’ve been thinking of the universal truths in teaching. Students should be first. Don’t always start planning with a standard. Questions matter more than answers. Trust is a currency of a human classroom.

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Top 10 Tech Tips for Teachers #SketchNote - @shakeuplearning @SylviaDuckworth

Top 10 Tech Tips for Teachers #SketchNote - @shakeuplearning @SylviaDuckworth | Education Matters | Scoop.it
I am super excited to share this update with you! My Top Ten Tech Tips for Successful Technology Integration were originally shared last July (2014). These are the tips that I often refer to when helping teachers dip their toes into the technology integration waters. It's easy to become overwhelmed by technology and planning. These tips will make the process so much easier!

Today, I'm honored to share a sketch version of my tips by the fabulously talented Sylvia Duckworth! (She makes me look good! ;))

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Antonio Bartolome's curator insight, May 13, 4:02 AM

Elemental pero una buena recopilación de ideas. Sólo con seguirlas ya sería un éxito.

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What is 'Sticky Teaching' and how does it work? - Daily Genius

What is 'Sticky Teaching' and how does it work? - Daily Genius | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Trying to figure out if your lessons are resonating? Time to consider the idea of becoming a ‘sticky teacher’ and seeing how it works in the classroom. Here are a few quick tips that will help you understand how to make your lessons actually stick to your students’ brains. These are the fundamental ideas and reasons behind sticky teaching – a fun term that will help teachers think twice about the most effective ways to truly connect with student

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Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, May 17, 11:23 AM

research tells us that the human brain awakens by novelty...this applies to students in the classroom, and also to teachers.  The title "sticky teaching" is sure to catch their attention.  Included in the infograph are great tips that will help any teacher!  The title and visual help engage teachers.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 18, 5:59 AM

Bright ideas to enlighten those who still don't know what it takes to be a teacher in the 21st Century

Lee Hall's curator insight, May 19, 1:18 PM

We all want the lesson to stick with our students.

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Micro-Learning’s Meteoric Rise

Micro-Learning’s Meteoric Rise | Education Matters | Scoop.it

"In recent years there has been more discussion around the micro-learning concept. Specifically, the demand for micro-learning has been on the rise.


But what is micro-learning?"


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Edgar Mata's curator insight, May 15, 9:07 AM

"People seek shorter, more relevant information. With so many apps and programs competing for our attention, concise content delivery is desired."

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A Quick Summary Of The Theory Of Learning Curves

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A Quick Summary Of The Theory Of Learning Curves

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Adrian Bertolini's curator insight, May 11, 6:35 PM

When it comes to revising for an exam, the spacing effect comes into play. It is better to revise content over a longer period of time in the run up to an exam, than it is to do last minute ‘cramming’. Memory of information is more resilient if it is made meaningful by the learner.

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7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology - TeachThought @sylviaduckworth

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology - TeachThought @sylviaduckworth | Education Matters | Scoop.it
But using technology in the classroom–and using it effectively–might require some slight adjustments on the part of the teacher to sustain the effort, creative problem-solving, and innovation required to actually improve learning through the use of technology. (And great administrators, too.) This occurs at the belief level–what teachers believe about technology, education, and their own abilities to manage technology.

Looking at the characteristics of teachers that effectively use technology in the classroom, then, can be useful to create an “edtech” mindset–one that believes in purpose, adaptation, change, and meaningful planning. If you spend your time planning at the upper limits of the SAMR model, this graphic may simply work as a quick reminder of how edtech can work–and work well–at the teacher-human-belief level.

For everyone else, it’s a a beautiful starting point to frame your thinking about education technology in general.

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Creating A Beautiful Classroom Infographic in A Matter of Minutes

Creating A Beautiful Classroom Infographic in A Matter of Minutes | Education Matters | Scoop.it

Piktochart is one of our favourite web tools for creating posters and infographics. We have reviewed it here in EdTech and mLearning in several posts in the past.And since then, Piktochart has added some really cool features and functionalities that make it super easy for users to easily design and share visually appealing infographics.

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