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Why Flashy Book Trailers Don't Work « Catherine, Caffeinated

Why Flashy Book Trailers Don't Work « Catherine, Caffeinated | Book Trailers for Middle Years | Scoop.it
In my post Why Promoting Your Book Online is (a bit) like Fight Club, I explained why the only kind of online book promotion that works is stuff that doesn't just promote your book and, above everything else, makes the internet ...
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Stop Telling Your Students To "Pay attention!" | Brain Based Learning | Brain Based Teaching | Articles From Jensen Learning

Stop Telling Your Students To "Pay attention!" | Brain Based Learning | Brain Based Teaching | Articles From Jensen Learning | Book Trailers for Middle Years | Scoop.it

What happens when you tell your students to "pay attention!" More than you may think. This post explores what goes on in the brain and ways the brain pays attention. Research is shared as well as what you can do in your classroom immediately as well what you can do in the long term.
Short term solutions include "using prediction; using the brief pause and chunk technique; priming the learning with small hints, appetizers and teasers" and more.

You may also choose to view a video of a session "Teaching with the Brain in Mind" at http://www.scilearn.com/company/webinars/ (you will need to scroll down the page to find the link).


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Debra Evans's curator insight, October 2, 2013 6:08 PM

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Ruth Virginia Barton's curator insight, February 13, 10:37 AM

"Instead of saying to students, “Pay attention!” what you really want to say is, “Suppress interesting things!” Why? Students already DO pay attention."  The point being, prolonged attention paying is a learned skill, practiced.  Intersperse teaching with stand-up breaks, quick physical activity.  Create "hooks' for attention - previews - and offer rewards - like homework free pass this month - for students who get it right; helps them be invested in topic

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Book Trailers - Young Adult Books

Book Trailers - Young Adult Books | Book Trailers for Middle Years | Scoop.it
Book Trailers - Young Adult Books - Want to share some amazing Book Trailers this week with you!
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Dear Teen Me Book Trailer

The trailers for Dear Teen Me are here! That’s right, more then one. There was too much great footage that we just had to use! Check them out! It’s a great anthology that I contributed to, as well as...
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The Teacher’s Quick Guide To Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic (Infographic)

The Teacher’s Quick Guide To Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic (Infographic) | Book Trailers for Middle Years | Scoop.it

A while ago Edudemic published their 2012 A-Z Guide to Twitter Hashtags. This is a great resource, and now there is a new way to view it thanks to Online Courses. Check out this infographic that lets you know the most popular educational hashtags. They are categorized by color into: education, most popular according to Edudemic, technology, Higher Ed, subject specific, specific areas/roles and K-12.


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