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INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO
“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” Warren Buffet
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Why teachers must embrace disruptive technologies

Why teachers must embrace disruptive technologies | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

Affordable, accessible technologies can democratize opportunities for EVERYONE to become innovators and inventors. Countries can take advantage of this opportunity to create new jobs, new industry and skilled workers to achieve further economic growth and increase competitiveness. Also, preparing citizens with problem solving skills and entrepreneurial mindsets helps solve various social problems in the country.

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

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

 

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


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Jocelyn Stoller's curator insight, November 18, 2014 1:39 PM

Caveats: Students need to NOT be pressured into an economic mold—it destroys motivation , curiosity and love of learning (science shows that these are the basis for life-long mental resilience). People learn at their own pace and have individual processing modes. It is vital for our future to nurture instrinsic motivation in the next generation.

Juan Manuel De La Cruz Moreno Nápoles's curator insight, November 19, 2014 4:07 PM

Interesante, tecnologías disruptivas.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 20, 2014 3:34 PM

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7 of the Best Dialect Quizzes

7 of the Best Dialect Quizzes | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
If you're feeling particularly nationalistic, or just want to see how consistently you speak like your friends and neighbors, here are all the dialect quizzes that I could find. Find out what your dialect most resembles, and, in many cases, help science at the same time!

 

Tags: language, culture, English.


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Julia Kang's curator insight, November 6, 2014 8:42 PM

Enligsh dialects looks interesting! If I have a chance later, I want to know more about it :)

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, November 12, 2014 11:07 AM

Take a few of these quizzes and be ready to share your reaction to your results!

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Etiquette - how polite are you? | Manners

Etiquette - how polite are you? | Manners | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
You might think you’re polite, but there’s a lot of etiquette obstacles out there to trip up on. We try to guide you over them instead

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 1, 2014 9:40 AM

You might think you’re polite, but there’s a lot of etiquette obstacles out there to trip up on. We try to guide you over them instead...

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What Is the Internet of Things? | Mashable Explains - YouTube

You've heard of smart homes and fitness trackers, but have you heard of the Internet of Things? The latest video in our Mashable Explains series takes a look...

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Internet+of+Things

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Internet+of+things

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 6, 2014 3:31 AM

You've heard of smart homes and fitness trackers, but have you heard of the Internet of Things?


Learn more:


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Internet+of+Things


http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Internet+of+things


Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, July 6, 2014 8:42 AM

Great explanation. You have to see this, because it's happening, and it's the next big thing.

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"The Oxford comma : Decried, defended, and debated" | INFOGRAPHIC / ENGLISH

"The Oxford comma : Decried, defended, and debated" | INFOGRAPHIC / ENGLISH | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
No matter what side of the Oxford comma debate you find yourself on, you'll be surprised to find out that Oxford's own PR department doesn't even use the punctuation anymore, but that's only the be...

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Monica MIRZA's curator insight, December 5, 2013 1:32 PM

The comments are quite interesting too.

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46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom

46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences).

The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency...


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maite collados's curator insight, January 14, 2014 11:24 AM

Las infografías son una herramienta muy útil por su factor visual: en poco espacio y de forma visulamente agradable y atrayente, engloba datos y relaciona conceptos.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, July 30, 2014 7:50 AM

For more resources on Social Media & Content Curation visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl




Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 30, 2014 2:45 PM

apps

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Quozio - Make Beautiful Quotes

Quozio - Make Beautiful Quotes | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Turn meaningful words into beautiful images in just seconds

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Kenneth Holm's curator insight, March 13, 2013 4:58 PM

Lav flotte citater!

Peggy Hood Pridgen's curator insight, April 2, 2013 6:10 PM

You have to know it to teach it...

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, August 9, 2013 11:47 AM

gostei da simplicidade da ferramenta para visual thinking

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10 American English Words and Phrases British Expats Eventually Adopt

10 American English Words and Phrases British Expats Eventually Adopt | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
As a British expat who has lived and worked in the U.S. for over five years, I remain very much in favor of embracing the various wonderful nuances this country has to offer. However, there was one aspect of my move that—during the initial settling-in period—I secretly feared: the gradual Americanization of my vocabulary.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 8, 4:21 PM

While this list was created for English speakers in the UK, I will invert the list to show some terms that Americans rarely use, even if we understand their meaning: rubbish, mobile, motorway, petrol, car park, you lot, maths, pavement, football and fizzy drink.  If this interests you so will this list of 10 British insults that American don't understand


Tags: language, culture, English, UK.

tentuseful's comment, January 17, 4:16 AM
Thats stunning
Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, January 23, 12:07 PM

unit 3

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The Literary United States: A Map of the Best Book for Every State

The Literary United States: A Map of the Best Book for Every State | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

"Two weeks ago, we published a literary map of Brooklyn, highlighting the books we felt best represented the neighborhoods in which they were set. Compiling the list of books for that map had us thinking about what it means for a story to not just be from a place, but also of it, and why it is that some places have an abundance of literary riches (we’re looking at you, American South), while others, well, don’t. There are those stories that so beautifully evoke a time and a place and a way of life that it becomes close to impossible to separate the literary perception of a place from its reality—one winds up informing the other.  All [books on this states list] are literary in voice and spirit; every last one will let you understand a time and place in a more profound way than you maybe thought possible.

 

Tags: English.


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BI Media Specialists's curator insight, October 27, 2014 10:03 AM

This looks neat! How many of these books have you read?

 

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'Roll-up' television: coming soon to your living room

'Roll-up' television: coming soon to your living room | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
LG unveils flexible screen that can be rolled into a tube just 3cm in diameter, paving the way for new types of portable devices with large displays and space-saving televisions

 

LG last night demonstrated an 18 inch screen which is so flexible that it can be rolled into a tight tube just 3cm in diameter, paving the way for small portable devices with large displays that can be stashed away when not in use or televisions that can be easily hidden from view when turned off.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 11, 2014 9:38 AM

LG last night demonstrated an 18 inch screen which is so flexible that it can be rolled into a tight tube just 3cm in diameter, paving the way for small portable devices with large displays that can be stashed away when not in use or televisions that can be easily hidden from view when turned off.


Well Connected Mom's curator insight, July 11, 2014 12:34 PM

LG projects a 60 inch roll up TV available sometime in 2017.  Can you imagine how easy it would be to move your TV around your house?

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12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People

12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Kim Phillips shares the 12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People.

 

Ever wonder what makes those wacky, creative types tick? How is it that some people seem to come up with all kinds of interesting, original work while the rest of us trudge along in our daily routines?

 

Creative people are different because they operate a little differently.

 


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K'Ailene M. McGlothen's curator insight, February 3, 2014 2:13 PM

Interesting article celebrating the unique traits of creative people.

Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, February 4, 2014 11:33 AM

good list!

Sharla Shults's curator insight, February 22, 2014 8:47 PM

The soul of creativity is...imagination!

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For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply

For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

From blogs.kqed.org - Today, 10:29 AM
 It used to be that neuroscientists thought smart people were all alike. But now they think that some very smart people retain the ability to learn rapidly, like a child, well into adolescence.

“Until adolescence there are lots of new connections being made between neurons to store patterns and information collected from the environment,” Brant says.

The brain adds many synapses in the cortex. This comes at a time when the brain is especially responsive to learning. This is typically followed by cortical pruning in adolescence, as the brain shifts from hyperlearning mode.

Hewitt agrees: “The developing brain is a much more flexible organ than the mature brain.”

Learning doesn’t stop at adolescence, of course, but the “sensitive period” — where the brain is hyperlearning mode — does appear to come to an end. Learning new things gets harder.

 


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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's comment, September 24, 2013 11:44 AM
Thanks Linda. I appreciate the reference to the NPR discussion.
Aramis's curator insight, September 25, 2013 1:56 AM

brilliant

Sharla Shults's curator insight, October 2, 2013 5:40 PM

For some reason, as kids get older, they no longer 'think that thinking' is important! They don't want to think; instead, they simply just want the answer.

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A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint

A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

Have you ever Googled yourself ? Have you ever checked your virtual identity? Do you know that you leave a digital footprint every time you get online? Do you know that whatever you do online is accumulated into a digital dossier traceable by others ? These and several other similar questions are but the emerging tip of the sinking iceberg.One that is packed full of concerns related to issues of our online identity and privacy issues.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 25, 2013 9:10 AM

 

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

 

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

 

davidconover's curator insight, April 26, 2013 10:49 AM

I plan to use this in my classroom. I'd like my students to do some critical thinking. 

Sharla Shults's curator insight, April 26, 2013 5:45 PM

This is sizzlin'! When we are first born, our physical handprint and footprint become part of our birth record. As we grow and learn, our digital footprint defines our lives: who we are, what we stand for, when we meet and greet others, where we have been, why we think as we do and how we inspire/motivate others, whether positively or negatively.

 

What are you leaving behind? Are you prepared to be Googled...by your parents, grandparents, friends, future employers?