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Applying the classroom to the real world

Applying the classroom to the real world | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another story in a series of articles on the Harlingen school district’s new teacher evaluation system.
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Approaches that work: How authentic learning is transforming education

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How We Can Connect School Life to Real Life

How We Can Connect School Life to Real Life | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Will Richardson's new TED Book Why School: How Education Must Change When Learning and Information Are Everywhere. Richardson offers provocative
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Very Interesting Article.

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Teachers Inspiring Teachers in a New Age of PD - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis -

Teachers Inspiring Teachers in a New Age of PD - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
A major shift in the force of education has emerged as teachers have become self-directed, independent designers of their own learning. Embracing social media, blogging, and learning from one another in digital spaces, they have forged a new era of professional development that is changing classrooms from the ground up. Simultaneously, and perhaps because of their online interactions, teachers also have begun to re-energize the professional learning in their brick-and-mortar professional spaces.
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Video: “The Future Will Not be Multiple Choice”

Video: “The Future Will Not be Multiple Choice” | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Educator Jaime McGrath and designer Drew Davies explain how to create a "classroom of imagination" by turning lessons into design problems and giving students
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5 Best Practices for Creating Authentic Learning Experiences

5 Best Practices for Creating Authentic Learning Experiences | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
5 Best Practices for Creating Authentic Learning Experiences: Slides, resources, stories, and inspiration for creating authentic learning experiences.
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Educational Leadership:Authentic Learning:Four Misconceptions about Authentic Learning

Educational Leadership:Authentic Learning:Four Misconceptions about Authentic Learning | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
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The four characteristics of 'authentic learning'

The four characteristics of 'authentic learning' | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Authentic learning is a relatively new term that describes learning through applying knowledge in real-life contexts and situations. In a recent article in
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Peer Learning, Online Learning, MOOCs, and Me: Response to the Chronicle of Higher Education

Peer Learning, Online Learning, MOOCs, and Me: Response to the Chronicle of Higher Education | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
I was very surprised this morning to find my photo placed right at the summit of a Chronicle of Higher Education infographic on "Major Players in the MOOC Movement": http://chronicle.com/article/The-Major-Players-in-the-MOOC/138817/. ; I'm right there at the top,  holding down the fort for the nonprofits, in a sequence that includes Phillipe Laffont (described as one of the world's forty largest hedgefund managers) and Jonathan Grayer (former CEO of the Kaplan empire).   That's pretty comical, on the o
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Here Is A Great Tool Students Can Use to Create Trading Cards ~ EdTech and mLearning

Here Is A Great Tool Students Can Use to Create Trading Cards ~ EdTech and mLearning | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Trading Card Creator is an excellent tool from ReadWriteThink that enables learners to display their understanding of different topics in creative and engaging ways. Students can create trading cards for a variety of educational purposes including ‘characters from their favorite book, landmarks in their favorite city, events from a period in history they find interesting, or vocabulary words .’ There are seven main categories students can use for creating cards namely: fictional person, real person, fictional place, real place, object, event and vocabulary word. Each category embeds a set of instructions to walk students through the process of trading card creation. Other important features provided by this tool include:

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Another technology for students to use as a cognitive tool that could support authentic learning
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Authentic Student Learning

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Whether it is called project based, problem based, challenge based, or inquiry learning, the process falls under the larger framework of authentic learning. Links and materials to support each type...
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The Need for Practical PD for Blended Learning Educators

Virtual Schools Symposium has once again come to a close this year. There were many sessions, talks, and workshops on a variety of subjects including curriculum and instruction, virtual school mode...
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How Do We Measure a Competency?

How Do We Measure a Competency? | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Recently, I participated in two excellent Twitter chats on the #21stedchat hashtag. The first was about Assessing 21st Century Competencies and the second explored Marks and Grades in the 21st Century.  Both chats drew large crowds and much of the discussion revolved around the kind of assessment practices that will be needed to support the building of…
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Tips for developing authentic learning: Why shouldn't students choose how and what they learn? - Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT

Tips for developing authentic learning: Why shouldn't students choose how and what they learn? - Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
My first period mixed media class is comprised of 10th graders who don’t feel an elective is as important as... Continue reading »
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Reflection on Authentic Learning

Reflection on Authentic Learning | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Last week I attended the Authentic Learning Colloquium held at the University of the Western Cape. The subject was Authentic Learning as a pedagogical model based in work by Herrington and Oliver (2000), which has its roots in situated learning theories and in cognitive apprenticeship (Brown, Collins and Dugaid, 1989).  Authentic learning is where teaching…
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The use of emerging technologies for authentic learning: A South African study in higher education - Bozalek - 2013 - British Journal of Educational Technology - Wiley Online Library

The use of emerging technologies for authentic learning: A South African study in higher education - Bozalek - 2013 - British Journal of Educational Technology - Wiley Online Library | Authentic Learning Resources | Scoop.it
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