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How Can Busy Teachers Learn Next-Gen Skills?

How Can Busy Teachers Learn Next-Gen Skills? | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

“Most of today’s classroom teachers are digital immigrants, who need to not only learn the latest technologies but also help students learn skills for workplaces that don’t yet exist. The post How Can Busy Teachers Learn Next-Gen Skills?”


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 8, 2014 6:01 PM

It could be an exciting time to teach. The key learning points are important for both teachers and students. We are less teachers today than ever and more learners. It is very ecological, but the structures do not match. We still inhabit industrial age schools in many ways and continue to foster the underlying foundations even with digital technology.

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6 Technologies Will Change Colleges in Coming Years, Experts Say

6 Technologies Will Change Colleges in Coming Years, Experts Say | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A panel of 56 experts on six continents has come up with a list of a half-dozen technologies that “will be most important to teaching, learning, or creative inquiry within the next five years.” The two most imminent, panel members said, are the...

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Use of Challenge in Gamification and Learning D...

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Use of Challenge in Gamification and Learning Design « Karl Kapp on (I+D)+(i+c): Gamification, Game-Based Learning (GBL) curated by ThePinkSalmon (See it on Scoop.it, via (I+D)+(i+c): Gamification, Game-Based Learning (GBL)

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Use Padlet to Break the Ice, Brainstorm, Share ideas and Have Fun!

Padlet (previously known as Wallwisher) gives you a blank wall, and you can basically put anything you want on it, anywhere. Simple, yet powerful. It  empowers people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device. This video and article provides you with some tips on how to use Padlet for learning and teaching


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diane gusa's curator insight, August 12, 2013 2:53 PM

My class enjoyed using this web 2.0 tool!

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Oh My Grammar! Language Felonies: Top 10 Grammar Errors, Common Mistakes, and the Importance of Correct Grammar (Infographic)

Oh My Grammar!  Language Felonies: Top 10 Grammar Errors, Common Mistakes, and the Importance of Correct Grammar (Infographic) | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
To display this infographic on your website simply copy and paste the following code into your website’s html editor and save it: An infographic by GrammarCheck Share the post

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, February 7, 2014 11:24 AM

With thanks to Jennifer Frost for suggestion. 

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10 Great Lesson Planning Templates and Resources ~ Tch

10 Great Lesson Planning Templates and Resources ~ Tch | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

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"Noting there is no "right" way to plan a lesson, instructional coach Lily Jones has compiled in this blog post a number of links to online resources and templates to help educators write plans aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Her post includes the Teaching for Understanding Framework, using backward planning; a template that can be added to Microsoft Word; and a Pinterest board that features lesson-plan ideas. "When writing lesson plans, sometimes using a template can help focus you on components of lessons you may have overlooked," she writes."


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Social Learning Platform eduClipper Releases iPad App

Social Learning Platform eduClipper Releases iPad App | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
eduClipper, the social learning platform for teachers and students to curate, create and share educational content, is now available for free on the iPad through Apple’s App Store.

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How to use QR codes in research and teaching

How to use QR codes in research and teaching | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
You have seen QR codes in ads, but do they make sense for academics? This post discusses why, when and how you can use QR codes in research and teaching.

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10 Tech Trends Students Say Are Changing Their Education

10 Tech Trends Students Say Are Changing Their Education | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Project Tomorrow's Speak Up Survey gives a good snapshot of how students across the country are using digital technology in and outside the classroom.
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Navigate The Internet On This Stunning Antique Map Of The Online World

Navigate The Internet On This Stunning Antique Map Of The Online World | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Take a trip to the Yahoo Ice Shelf or visit the Island of Memes.

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Moodle vs Edmodo | The DigiTeacher

Moodle vs Edmodo | The DigiTeacher | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
At the school where I teach the number of teachers using Edmodo and those using Moodle is roughly equal. I've been using Moodle ever since it appeared on the scene, and I find Edmodo light on functionality, but many ...

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7 Important Tips for Teachers and Parents to Help Struggling Readers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Important Tips for Teachers and Parents to Help Struggling Readers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

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Online Comic Creators

This presentation offers ideas on how to use comics in the classroom and a list of online comic creators

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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, August 11, 2014 1:34 PM

Great list of comic creators. Love that there are many different styles.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 12, 2014 2:54 PM

Creadores de Comic Online

Edgar Mata's curator insight, August 13, 2014 7:52 PM

Es una buena idea, pueden obtenerse beneficios si se emplean en la educación.

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11 Signs That Technology Is A Key Part Of Education - Edudemic

11 Signs That Technology Is A Key Part Of Education - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The current trend of education technology is nothing to sneeze at. There are iPads and Android devices popping up in classrooms around the world.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, February 7, 2014 10:08 AM

Good stuff.

Zoraini Wati Abas's curator insight, February 7, 2014 10:20 AM

Isn't it obvious yet?

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 7, 2014 1:23 PM

I agree that tools are important and I guess by technology we mean digital which are also important. It is not the tool. It is the way it is chosen. Is it the right tool for this context, this person, this group, this moment, etc? There has to be certain mindfulness involved that is not always evident.

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Using cell phones in the classroom when computers are not available (by Fabiana Casella)

Using cell phones in the classroom when computers are not available (by Fabiana Casella) | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

Everybody is talking about 21st Century skills and preparing students for a whole different world. The truth is that our students have become digital and there are a whole lot of educators around t...


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Schooling Rebooted : Education Next

Schooling Rebooted : Education Next | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The question is not what can be done with technology, but what technology can do to promote learning. http://t.co/EiqfgvFQRX #edtech

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Using Social Media in Higher Education

Social Media can be used effectively in Higher Education by everyone - staff and students. This presentation looks at some of the tools that can be used for com

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Anne Whaits's curator insight, July 27, 2013 3:47 PM

From a T&L point of view, learning design that embedds the use of digital media into the curriculum to critically reflect, collaborate, create and communicate is enormously powerful in this new context of learning.

Alison Marsh's curator insight, July 29, 2013 11:56 AM

All comon sense stuff but embedding it in day-to-day practice is the thing...

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200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing

200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
For a coming student contest in which teenagers are invited to write on an issue they care about, we have gathered a list of 200 writing prompts on a wide range of issues.

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Slice Fractions released - A Puzzle Game That Helps Kids Learn Fractions

Slice Fractions released - A Puzzle Game That Helps Kids Learn Fractions | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Ululab is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Slice Fractions, its new educational title developed for iOS and Android devices.

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Multitasking: Good or Bad for You- Here's What a Stanford Professor Had to Say About It

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Multitasking: Good or Bad for You- Here's What a Stanford Professor Had to Say About It | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

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10 Major Technology Trends in Education -- THE Journal

10 Major Technology Trends in Education -- THE Journal | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
According to the latest data, video for homework is on the rise; mobile computing is "beyond the tipping point"; and most kids don't use traditional computers to connect to the Internet at home. Those are just three of the major trends revealed in the 2013 Speak Up Survey from Project Tomorrow.

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aanve's curator insight, February 8, 2014 12:39 AM

www.aanve.com

 

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, February 9, 2014 11:23 AM

A lire

Allan Shaw's curator insight, February 20, 2014 8:50 PM

I see no reason to doubt this list. It is in accordance with my anecdotal evidence. Tension may arise around teachers not being convinced of the content of the list or the depth of penetration of these trends into the lives of students and some teachers/schools.

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Active Worlds Exploration Demo - YouTube

A demonstration of the types of environments you can build in Active Worlds' public building worlds. Visit http://www.swcity.net/www/landing.php.

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Gord Holden's curator insight, February 6, 2014 11:36 PM

Pretty good tour of what people are missing when they pass by Active Worlds. A lot more powerful than people remember it in the beginning. It's not going to facilitate an "adult" environment or activity, but then, wouldn't that be considered to be an advantage in education? 

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29 Teacher Tools for Leveraging Technology

29 Teacher Tools for Leveraging Technology | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

"...Find a few that work for you and master them, then teach a colleague. Best advice out there, ask a child or two to learn a new program and then come back and teach you, and eventually the class. Works every time …"


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Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?

Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think? | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?: The Net's Impact on Our Minds and Future" is a compilation of  essays written by different scholars, scientists, and thinkers in answer to 2010 Edge Qu...

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Alessia Plutino's curator insight, February 7, 2014 11:53 AM

So true: Even as I’ve become more adept at navigating the rapids of the Net, I have experienced a steady decay in my ability to sustain my attention. 

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Using TokBox for video conferencing and e-learning presentations | PowerPoint Presentation

Using TokBox for video conferencing and e-learning presentations | PowerPoint Presentation | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
As a teacher, you can use TokBok as a free educational tool to get in contact with your students remotely and why not play a remote PowerPoint presentation

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