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10 Things in School That Should Be Obsolete

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Flickr: Corey Leopold By Greg Stack So much about how and where kids learn has changed over the years, but the physical structure of schools has not.
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Online photo editor | Cool photo effects & frames | Pho.to

Online photo editor | Cool photo effects & frames | Pho.to | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it

Edit photos online with free photo editing sites by Pho.to. Advanced online image editor, instant portrait retouch tool, unique photo frames & effects and more.
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For Elementary Schools, the Search for an Ideal Coding Curriculum Is Far From Over (EdSurge News)

For Elementary Schools, the Search for an Ideal Coding Curriculum Is Far From Over (EdSurge News) | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it
Part of the President’s recent announcement of the CS For All initiative calls for “expanding access to high-quality instructional materials.”At the primary grade level, however, I am having a hard time finding any materials that qualify.This may seem hard to believe. After all, there are hundreds o
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Erasmus+ #euneoscourses | Quick help to apply | Top trainers | Nice venues

Erasmus+ #euneoscourses | Quick help to apply | Top trainers | Nice venues | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it

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Euneos's curator insight, January 18, 2016 6:52 AM

Euneos SUPPORTS schools in applying for Erasmus+ KA1 courses 2017-2019. To see our new offer go to http://www.euneoscourses.eu/?page_id=807. At http://www.euneoscourses.eu/ you will also find a page for each course with description. Your school can apply for more teachers, more courses / sessions. Please fill in our ENLISTING FORM in https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Enlisting_call_2017 Then we will send SUPPORT DOCUMENTS.

Euneos's curator insight, January 18, 2016 6:53 AM

Euneos SUPPORTS schools in applying for Erasmus+ KA1 courses 2017-2019. To see our new offer go to http://www.euneoscourses.eu/?page_id=807. At http://www.euneoscourses.eu/ you will also find a page for each course with description. Your school can apply for more teachers, more courses / sessions. Please fill in our ENLISTING FORM in https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Enlisting_call_2017 Then we will send SUPPORT DOCUMENTS.

Euneos's curator insight, January 18, 2016 6:54 AM

Euneos SUPPORTS schools in applying for Erasmus+ KA1 courses 2017-2019. To see our new offer go to http://www.euneoscourses.eu/?page_id=807. At http://www.euneoscourses.eu/ you will also find a page for each course with description. Your school can apply for more teachers, more courses / sessions. Please fill in our ENLISTING FORM in https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Enlisting_call_2017 Then we will send SUPPORT DOCUMENTS.

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Reading Gives You Superpowers by Dav Pilkey

The creator of Captain Underpants draws and talks about the life-changing power of reading! Have more fun at http://www.scholastic.com/captainunderpants
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7 Tech Tips for Your Next Read-Aloud

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Whether it's remote guest readers, digital exit slips, or responses in text and drawing, technology can personalize the read-aloud experience for every student in class.
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35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students

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Atividades Com TIC para os mais pequenos

Atividades Com TIC para os mais pequenos | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it
É com grande satisfação que divulgamos o livro de atividades com tecnologias para crianças dos 3 aos 12 anos  em língua portuguesa. Ao iniciar um novo ano letivo, esperamos que seja um bom incentiv...
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10 Free Mobile Apps To Help You Learn English Faster

10 Free Mobile Apps To Help You Learn English Faster | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it
Learning a language is one of the most rewarding things you can do. There are a lot of ways you can learn or improve your skills in a particular language, from attending classes to teaching yourself through traditional methods such as reading and practice. But have you realized that you ... Continue reading »

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, September 2, 2014 2:56 AM
Students could use these with their iPads.
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What Education Of The Future Will Look Like

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Thanks to the Internet, not only has our work and social life been drastically altered, but so has our education system. From online classes to tablets for each student, technology now powers the classroom.
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 26, 2014 7:08 PM

I never confuse education with School. What is described in the infographic is School which can be subsumed under the broader rubric of education. The other key point is we should never confuse neo-liberal economic goals to be the same as educational goals. They might be the same as School goals which again can be subsumed under the broader rubric. We are not creating something. We are educating humans. There is a difference.

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Technology in the Classroom: The School of the Future

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5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library

5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it
Some say that the children's rooms of libraries are an anachronism in a world of mobile screens with books on demand. But I say that while childhood has changed quite a bit, children have not....
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, June 19, 2014 11:35 AM

There are good points made. Libraries do not look like they did 20 years ago and that meets children's needs in new ways. What is sad is some schools are limiting library usage by doing away with librarians and teacher-librarians. That is very short-sighted.

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Animaker, Make Animated Videos on Cloud for free

Animaker is an online do-it-yourself (#DIY) animation video maker that brings studio quality presentations within everyone's reach. Animated Videos, Done Right!
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Three Awesome Video Games That Help Kids Make Their Own Games

Three Awesome Video Games That Help Kids Make Their Own Games | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it
Summer break presents the perfect opportunity for students to dig into games and build skills that'll reap huge rewards when they return in the fall. Game

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15 Characteristics of a 21st century teacher

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15 characteristics of a 21st century teacher.

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Teaching Reading Comprehension and Comprehension Strategies

Teaching Reading Comprehension and Comprehension Strategies | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it
Teacher question: In terms of teaching comprehension to grade 3-5 students, what is the best way to help the readers transfer the strategies they are taught so they can be independent, self-regulated readers? Shanahan's response:  If you want to teach reading comprehension strategies to on-grade level students between the ages of 8-10, we have a pretty good idea of how to do that successfully. The teaching of strategies is a good focus as well, given the large amount of research showing that strategy instruction can be beneficial.
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10 Augmented Reality Apps For Kids

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These AR apps are meant to accustom kids into using and enjoying augmented reality apps so that they can easily maneuver their way through whatever technological advances wait for them 10 or 20 years in the future.

Via Carlos Pinheiro, João Marques
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5 Reasons to Use Reading Centers in Upper Elementary (Planning Presents) - Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley

5 Reasons to Use Reading Centers in Upper Elementary (Planning Presents) - Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it
This post explores the benefits of using reading centers in upper elementary and includes a free reading center.
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The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking

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The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking

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Maree Whiteley's curator insight, February 13, 2015 8:17 PM

Great idea to stimulate critical thinking at all levels, every classroom

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, February 13, 2015 10:58 PM

The opening paragraph is spot on. I taught kindergarten for two days and it was perpetual 20 questions. Teaching is about using the strengths students have and nurturing them. One of those is asking questions.

 

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4 Tools to Help You Go Paperless This Year

4 Tools to Help You Go Paperless This Year | Around L-ICT | Scoop.it
Your teaching practice doesn't have to generate stacks of paper. Evernote, Noteshelf, Doxie, and Google Drive can help you save frustration and trees.
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26 Questions to Ask Students in The First Week of School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, August 12, 2014 8:53 PM

There are some good questions here. I might ask some a little differently i.e. what do you enjoying reading?

 

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▶ The Sentence Song ♫♪♫ - YouTube

Learn about CAPITAL letters and punctuation (using a period, question mark, and exclamation mark) with this super fun song and video! http://scratchgarden.com/
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Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?

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A well-planned, current digital teaching portfolio can be an asset whether you're seeking a job, being evaluated within your school, or simply demonstrating your professionalism.
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How a Classroom Game Becomes an Embedded Assessment

In Galactic Mappers, a social studies game about physical geography, students compete in teams to create the most geographically diverse continent in a shared hemisphere. This group mapping proje
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