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UK City of Culture is a success but what does “success” mean ...

UK City of Culture is a success but what does “success” mean ... | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
What is UK City of Culture delivering for Londonderry and Derry for the rest of us? My fitful browsing and searches in journalism and the written public record doesn't tell us much. No doubt there's a buzz about the place with ...
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In 2016 my city Wroclaw will be The City of European Culture.

Let's learn from Londoners.

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Will Pope John Paul II Make History? - TIME

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Will Pope John Paul II Make History?
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The Polish pontiff's speedy path to sainthood is rather unusual in the history of the church, but fits more recently with a modern trend of easing the sainthood process.
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What do you think about a modern trend of easing the sainthood process?

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Survey: Learning '21st-Century Skills' Linked to Work Success

Survey: Learning '21st-Century Skills' Linked to Work Success | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
Students' exposure to so-called 21st-century skills in school correlates positively with perceived quality of work later in life, according to a new study by Gallup Inc

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Teaching = learning

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 31, 2013 5:37 PM

 

         ===> PracTICE matters, prepare the learners for the "Real-World"! <===

 

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Top Motivating and Inspirational Quotes

Need a little dose of motivation to remind you that all is possible? Time to reference some of the greatest inspirational quotes of all time. (RT @ICVeo: Engage your soul with some of the most inspirational quotes in history!
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Some of the greatest inspirational quotes of all time.

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Culture enriches lives, yes, but it should enrich all lives - The Guardian

Culture enriches lives, yes, but it should enrich all lives - The Guardian | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
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Culture enriches lives, yes, but it should enrich all lives
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Maria Miller's long awaited speech at the British Museum placed the debate around the value of the arts on an economic footing.
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The debate around the value of the arts on an economic footing.

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Franco-American Day accentuates history and culture - Press Herald

Franco-American Day accentuates history and culture - Press Herald | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
Press Herald Franco-American Day accentuates history and culture Press Herald Among other events in the State House celebrating Franco-American culture, four new inductees to the Franco-American Hall of Fame will be announced at 11:30, according to...
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Celebrating Franco-American culture.

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The best Prezi presentation ever!

When the CEO's presentation is approaching or a company's event is occurring, and if you think power point is boring... Take a look at our Prezi presentation...

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Thank you so much. I need it.

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Margje Van Der Lei's curator insight, October 10, 2013 3:50 AM

Leuk om ideeën te krijgen en te creëren.

Bronwyn Desjardins's curator insight, October 31, 2013 3:43 PM

Great example of what Prezi can do.

Ian Korman's curator insight, February 3, 2014 3:19 AM

Prezi isn't new but it is still pretty innovative. I recommend using just to stick out from the PowerPoint crowd. You will really stick out if you use it as creatively as they did in this video.

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Five Best Mind Mapping Tools

Five Best Mind Mapping Tools | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out there to help you build mind maps, organize them, and save them for later.

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Thank you,

I love mind mapping.

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Armando's curator insight, January 3, 10:23 AM
Five Best Mind Mapping Tools
Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, January 5, 8:31 AM

@mapa_conceptual

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 5, 6:04 PM

Les comparaisons sont toujours interessantes, mais à lire selon ses besoins. 

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9,000+ Teaching Materials, eBooks, Educational ...

9,000+ Teaching Materials, eBooks, Educational ... | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
9,000+ downloadable teaching materials, eBooks, educational videos, interactive activities, PowerPoints and more.

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Thank you very much for sharing this.

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Chris Carter's curator insight, April 20, 2013 1:29 AM

While I seldom reference a resource library this large, others can make good use of it through careful sifting.

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You are welcome. I thank you for the re-scoop.
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Go Ahead - Convince Me on SmartBoards

Go Ahead - Convince Me on SmartBoards | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it

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SmartBoards.......new.

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, April 17, 2013 1:34 AM

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50 ways to use music and song in the classroom - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0

50 ways to use music and song in the classroom - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Fredrich Nietzsche
                                                      
We could also say Without music, teachin…


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I think that without music, life would be empty and teaching / learning would be very boring.

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Cadu Souza's curator insight, April 17, 2013 8:09 PM

For those of you who like using songs but 'forget' that an activity should be part of the lesson.

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Evaluating web-based tools for language instruction

Evaluating web-based tools for language instruction | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it

Over the last few years, interest in web-based tools has expanded rapidly, but how do we know which ones to use and which to avoid? In this workshop, we will look together at some web and mobile applications and establish criteria by which we can evaluate them to ensure we use tools that will lead to enhanced language learning.


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Dr.Revathi Viswanath's comment, April 18, 2013 5:07 AM
Very informative presentation. I created my account in some of the links.
Blake Turnbull's curator insight, April 19, 2013 12:22 AM

A 50 minute online seminar/class on how to best evaluate web-based tools in determining which ones beneficial to use, and which ones are not.

Gayla Keesee's curator insight, April 25, 2013 7:45 AM

Nice overview of tools for the language classroom.

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You are what you Tweet: Why recruitment now peers into your social media history | CustomerThink

You are what you Tweet: Why recruitment now peers into your social media history | CustomerThink | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
You are what you Tweet: Why recruitment now peers into your social media history http://t.co/cYBCL0tvGO #customer #cex
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Yes,I am interested in what I Tweet.

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Imperial Cosmopolitanisms - Global Identities and Imperial Cultures ...

Secondly, we intend to offer a global historical perspective on the forms of cosmopolitanism that developed in different ancient cultures. By bringing the cosmopolitan traditions of the Mediterranean, Near East, and East Asia ...
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What do they mean by Imperial Cosmopolitanisms?

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Elon Musk TED Talk (Video)

Elon Musk TED Talk (Video) | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
Here's Elon Musk at a February 2013 TED Talk discussing electric vehicles, the groundbreaking Tesla Model S, electric vehicle charging stations, solar power, SolarCity, SpaceX, reusable rockets, “the physics approach,” and ...
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Yes, yes, yes....

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dorothy holder's curator insight, June 5, 2013 4:43 PM

always a lot of talk around tesla and the potential energy sources of the future. I love to see this with a positive spin rather than the usual whining over what may or may not have been on the agenda 100 or more years ago. 

Alex Fortey's curator insight, June 17, 2013 11:57 AM

Very insightful in the foresight and innovation

dorothy holder's curator insight, June 22, 2013 6:54 AM

clean energy.. only way to go!

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24 Twitter Shortcuts To Save You Time - Edudemic

24 Twitter Shortcuts To Save You Time - Edudemic | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
This handy infographic takes a look at 24 easy and time-saving keyboard shortcuts for Twitter users.

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I like time-saving keyboard shortcuts for Twitter users.

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 31, 2013 1:00 PM

Enjoy the shortcuts!

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Culture Connectors: The 2013 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame - Austin Chronicle

Culture Connectors: The 2013 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame - Austin Chronicle | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
Culture Connectors: The 2013 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
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On any given date, Austin's cultural calendar offers so many options that it's almost overwhelming.
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Austin's cultural calendar offers so many options that it's almost overwhelming.

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K-Pop Culture Rising in Latin America - Fox News Latino

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K-Pop Culture Rising in Latin America
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South Korea's K-Pop Culture Rising
South Korea's K-Pop Culture Rising in Latin America. Published May 30, 2013. Fox News Latino. South Korea's K-Pop Culture Rising in Latin America.
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South Korea's K-Pop Culture Rising.........

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Presidents Rap Song U.S. History Chant with Fluency MC | Some ...

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Learn the U.S. Presidents with the 3Rs: Relax, Repeat, Remember. Check out the ColloTune, “Just the Presidents” http://youtu.be/BTETwK3d6Eo Follow Collo and … Be Sociable, Share! Tweet ...

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Empathic Education: A Call to Arms

Empathic Education: A Call to Arms | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
You are invited to a conversation with Carol Engler and Dr. Nellie Deutsch on empathetic education. The webinar will take place on WizIQ on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 10 AM EST (check your time zone).

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Thank you such a nice invitation.

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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Flipboard Magazines make curation for your classes EASY. #ipadchat

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Flipboard Magazines make curation for your classes EASY. #ipadchat | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it

"Flipboard is a fantastic ereading tool which has also become a premier curation tool. I've created a magazine Education Inspirivation that you can subscribe to in Flipboard by clicking on the Flipboard link:http://flip.it/WaRGT"


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....subscribe to in Flipboard by clicking on the Flipboard ....

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Nancy White's curator insight, April 17, 2013 12:10 PM

I just revisited Flipboard for the first time in a long time after reading Vicky's review.  I do believe this would be a great curation tool - especially for those lucky enough to have a 1:1 iPad classroom!


I continue to see a connection between students curating resources and personalized learning.  What are your thoughts?

Nancy White's curator insight, April 17, 2013 12:12 PM
This seems like a very easy-to-use tool for curating resources using iPads!
Audrey Nay's curator insight, April 23, 2013 6:59 AM

and others: 

10 iPad Apps for Web Curation Curation vs. Aggregation? Curation is such a necessity these days. The overwhelming wave of information we are exposed to is drowning us in facts and opinion. Not only do we need to be curating the information that we are consuming but we need to be insisting that our students have the skills and necessary tools in which to curate their own world. I have listed a number of capable curation apps that can help to do just that.http://appsineducation.blogspot.com.au/2012/01/10-ipad-apps-for-web-curation.html
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The Week in Culture Pictures, April 19 - New York Times (blog)

The Week in Culture Pictures, April 19 - New York Times (blog) | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it

New York Times (blog) The Week in Culture Pictures, April 19 New York Times (blog) ArtsBeat is a Web site devoted to

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.......culture news and reviews, and to the work and interests of the reporters and critics of The Times's culture department and the Book...

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A Crash Course on Creativity

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In this course, Tina Seelig reveals a set of tools and conditions that we each control - our Innovation Engine - that allows us to increase our own creativity and that of our teams and organizations.


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How to increase our own creativity .....

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The top 10 pop culture trends of the '80s - New York Daily News

The top 10 pop culture trends of the '80s - New York Daily News | Are you a Global Citizen? | Scoop.it
New York Daily News
The top 10 pop culture trends of the '80s
New York Daily News
1. Bill Cosby's sweaters. Nitwit fashions were loud, and apparently limitless. 2. Cabbage Patch Kids. Adorable — right down to the included birth certificate.
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Interesting.

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