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Teaching Children To Read Through Phonics May Be Disadvantageous In The Long Term

Teaching Children To Read Through Phonics May Be Disadvantageous In The Long Term | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
New Zealand researchers have found that children learn to read primarily by storing words in the brain and suggest that teaching children to read through phonics may be disadvantageous to them later in life.
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Smart learning

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Smart learning techniques for kids http://t.co/y11xXbN9
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7 best new global cities for startups

7 best new global cities for startups | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Everybody talks about innovation - here are six global cities (and one city-state ) that are actually enabling startups and smart ideas.
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How Online Learning Is Being Used To Enhance Education - Edudemic | Education Focus

How Online Learning Is Being Used To Enhance Education - Edudemic | Education Focus | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The basic idea behind online learning is simple: enable more people to learn for less money. What does this mean for you, the avid student?
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10 Ridiculous School Exam Answers

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Image Source Testing is an essential part of any learning process in education, but sometimes teachers and examiners don’t get the answers they expect. The (Have a laugh!
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Amazon.com: The Teaching Ocean Letters and Numbers: Appstore for Android

The Teaching Ocean Letters and Numbers

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Download the The Teaching Ocean Letters and Numbers app now to your Kindle Fire or other Android devices from the Amazon Appstore for Android.
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BTM Institute :: Education

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BTM Playbook 360™ is an online, self-service learning platform that assists in developing business playbooks for sustainable transformation and growth.
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Teaching with Technology

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Can businesses benefit from the rise of social learning technology usage in primary and higher education?


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Can businesses benefit from the rise of social learning technology usage in primary and higher education?

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Check it out and learn more...

 

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The following resource is a great blog that gives useful information. Great statistics and facts are giving throughout that inspire educators to use education and its possibilities. It also contains links to other sites and resources that will be useful for technology in education for teachers. 

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The Biggest Trends In Teaching Worth Knowing About [Infographic]

The Biggest Trends In Teaching Worth Knowing About [Infographic] | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

What are some of the biggest trends in teaching right now? Did you know most teachers are white, female, and that most leave for personal reasons?


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What are some of the biggest trends in teaching right now? Did you know most teachers are white, female, and that most leave for personal reasons?

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Good to know...

 

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Free Productivity Resources for Educators | Emerging Education Technology

Free Productivity Resources for Educators | Emerging Education Technology | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

This listing is divided into two key groups - tools intended specifically for educators, and general applications intended for everyone. We've made an


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How Educators and Schools Can Make the Most of Google Hangouts

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What Is a "Hangout?"

A Hangout is a web-based tool created by Google for communicating through video.


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What Is a "Hangout?" 

A Hangout is a web-based tool created by Google for communicating through video.

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What is Digital Citizenship?

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What is digital citizenship? That's the driving question behind our current Year 5 unit of inquiry. It's the start of the school year here in Australia, so the unit begins with the establishment of...


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What is digital citizenship? That's the driving question behind our current Year 5 unit of inquiry. It's the start of the school year here in Australia, so the unit begins with the establishment of...

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Check out and connect with them for a worldwide collaboration...

 

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10 Resources For Getting Elementary Students Interested In Reading

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Integrating experiences into student’s worlds makes them more interested in reading and literacy. These Learnist resources should help.


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Integrating experiences into student’s worlds makes them more interested in reading and literacy. These Learnist resources should help

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 Integrating experiences into student’s worlds makes them more interested in reading and literacy. These Learnist resources should help.


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Learning new languages: What’s the role of social media?

Learning new languages: What’s the role of social media? | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
How to use Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools to improve your language learning experience. Start using the new online tools available for you. (How to use Facebook, Twitter and other social tools to improve your language learning:...
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Benefits of public preschool

Benefits of public preschool | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
What does the research really say about the benefits of preschool? (What are the benefits of preschool?
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Meteor shower in Russia: Watch the 20,000mph rock which exploded and injured 1,000 in blast in Chelyabinsk

Meteor shower in Russia: Watch the 20,000mph rock which exploded and injured 1,000 in blast in Chelyabinsk | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
They watched in horror as a huge meteor, the size of a double-decker bus, crashed to Earth leaving a 20-foot wide crater (RT @DailyMirror: The 10-ton meteorfright: 20,000mph rock explodes over Russia and injures 1,000 in blast
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Meteorites strike Earth every few months

Meteorites strike Earth every few months | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A meteor has exploded in the sky above Russia, injuring hundreds of people as its fragments fell to the ground in the Ural Mountains.
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Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2013 | Oxford University Press

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2013 | Oxford University Press | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Find information on print and digital English language teaching and learning resources - everything for pre-school children to adults.
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Bring To Teaching Interview - Guide To Getting A Teaching Job

Bring To Teaching Interview (Bring To Teaching Interview http://t.co/Z4zz5Ynm)
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The Innovative Educator: Finally! Research-based proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING

The Innovative Educator: Finally! Research-based proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Research-based proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING http://t.co/hVP63ECc
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Technology Integration Research Review

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Edutopia’s tech integration research review explores some of the vast body of research out there and helps you navigate useful results.


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Edutopia’s tech integration research review explores some of the vast body of research out there and helps you navigate useful results.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 10, 2013 2:39 PM

A MUST read!!!

 

Clare Treloar's curator insight, February 10, 2013 7:13 PM

detail given on evidence based programs which is worth reading

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Screenhero | Collaborative Screen Sharing

Screenhero | Collaborative Screen Sharing | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

Simple, collaborative screen sharing. You each get your own mouse, and you're both always in control.


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Simple, collaborative screen sharing. You each get your own mouse, and you're both always in control.

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Pihkala's curator insight, February 12, 2013 2:27 AM

Windows is coming soon.

RitaZ's curator insight, February 12, 2013 6:34 AM

Not for Windows yet, but said to be coming soon

Narendra Rathod's curator insight, March 28, 2013 9:55 AM

A nice tool just like google doc but with more control to share idead with friends on the same page at the same time.

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Learning Telecollaboratively - A wiki for education and technology

Learning Telecollaboratively - A wiki for education and technology | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

A Collaborative Space for Those Interested in Education, Technology and More


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A Collaborative Space for Those Interested in Education, Technology and More

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Katie Frank's curator insight, February 7, 2013 10:26 AM

Global and local collaboration is the new cooperative learning paradigm.

Fotheringham's curator insight, February 8, 2013 3:35 AM

Suppose we might be able to use this while I'm away...

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, February 12, 2013 4:06 AM

Great collaborative site.

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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning


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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 7, 2013 8:21 AM

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning, a great blog...


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Project 24 | Alliance for Excellent Education

Project 24 | Alliance for Excellent Education | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

What Is Project 24?

Project 24 is an urgent call to action on the need for systemic planning around the effective use of technology and digital learning to achieve the goal of "career and college readiness" for all students. It is a one-stop shop of comprehensive district-level planning tools, expert advice, creative ideas, and tangible suggestions from experienced education experts and nonprofit education membership organizations.

 


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What Is Project 24?

Project 24 is an urgent call to action on the need for systemic planning around the effective use of technology and digital learning to achieve the goal of "career and college readiness" for all students. It is a one-stop shop of comprehensive district-level planning tools, expert advice, creative ideas, and tangible suggestions from experienced education experts and nonprofit education membership organizations.

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What Is Project 24?

Project 24 is an urgent call to action on the need for systemic planning around the effective use of technology and digital learning to achieve the goal of "career and college readiness" for all students. It is a one-stop shop of comprehensive district-level planning tools, expert advice, creative ideas, and tangible suggestions from experienced education experts and nonprofit education membership organizations.