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Information Overload, Why it Matters and How to Combat It

Designers often need to convey information to the users of their designs. Specialists in information visualization design in particular find themselves presenting data over and over again to their users.
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bookmobility · What Do Making and Reading Have in Common? Over...

bookmobility · What Do Making and Reading Have in Common? Over... | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
What Do Making and Reading Have in Common?
Over at GOOD, there’s a great little piece up about maker spaces in libraries. These ones are bricks and mortar (or metal and glass), unlike the SparkTruck I...
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Study Vibe - How to study - study skills for primary and high school students

Study Vibe - How to study - study skills for primary and high school students | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Studyvibe is website that is designed to help students learn how to study. We offer study tips and resources for primary to high school students.
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The 6 Types of Creative Commons Licences Students Should know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 6 Types of Creative Commons Licences Students Should know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
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School Change: Make Room for "Wrongdoing"

School Change: Make Room for "Wrongdoing" | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once said, "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."

In schools, we ask kids to change all the time, from one class and teacher to the nex
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What means Creative Commons? (Infographic)

What means Creative Commons? (Infographic) | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
The Internet is becoming more and more the focal point of our culture. Spreading plays a significantly role - and it is easy: just a simple mouse click. Cre
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A great poster for details of Creative Commons

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Search | edshelf

Search | edshelf | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Reviews & recommendations of tools for education
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36 apps and sites for digital storytelling and to enhance creative writing in the classroom.

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How to make mathematics a positive experience

How to make mathematics a positive experience | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Every now and then I am reminded of why, as a naïve 20-something, I decided to join the teaching profession. One of...
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How to Take an Online Course for Free

How to Take an Online Course for Free | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
There are a wide range of free education sites out there, some of them offering better courses than others. In most cases, a free course won�t get you teacher attention, but you�ll get all the materials to study on your own.
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An interesting look at further education for those wanting extension work or lifelong learning opportunities.

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Ken Robinson Talks Creativity and the Imagination + Hands-on Learning - YHWDIY.com

Ken Robinson Talks Creativity and the Imagination + Hands-on Learning - YHWDIY.com | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Hands-on learning stimulates imagination with a constant flow of ideas and experiments. It keeps peoples minds alive. Our education system needs to underscore the importance of creativity and the imagination.
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TeachMeetMelbourne - home

TeachMeetMelbourne - home | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
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TeachMeet now meeting in Melbourne - aresource for networking and sharing ideas

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Infotopia-A Safe Google Alternative Search Engine for Students

Infotopia-A Safe Google Alternative Search Engine for Students | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
A scholarly search engine and web directory for college students.
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Online Courses - Anytime, Anywhere | Udemy

Online Courses - Anytime, Anywhere | Udemy | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Udemy is the world's largest destination for online courses. Discover an online course on Udemy.com and start learning a new skill today.
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The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now

The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now
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6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents

6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
The Common Core Learning Standards describe the importance of teaching students how to comprehend informational text. They are asked to read closely, make inferences, cite evidence, analyze arguments
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SonicPics on edshelf

SonicPics on edshelf | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Information and reviews about SonicPics
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Making digital storytelling easy.

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Establishing a workflow | Bright Ideas

Establishing a workflow | Bright Ideas | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
If you've ever spent a maddening few minutes walking around the house looking for your car keys then you'll understand the importance of putting things in the
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ARe you feeling crowded and untidy?

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Phil Bradley's weblog: 20 Alternatives to Google Reader

Phil Bradley's weblog: 20 Alternatives to Google Reader | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
So the really big news yesterday, outstripping that of a new Pope is the news that Google is Powering Down Google Reader, which for many people is a total disaster.
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Research skills: searching strategies | Bright Ideas

Research skills: searching strategies | Bright Ideas | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Research is a process. Think of it as a series of problems we solve as we come to them. The more problems we solve, the better we become at doing research;
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The Conversation: In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics and researchers.

The Conversation: In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics and researchers. | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Curated by professional editors, The Conversation offers informed commentary and debate on the issues affecting our world. Plus a Plain English guide to the latest developments and discoveries from the university and research sector.
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Planboard — Lesson planning made easy for teachers and educators

Planboard — Lesson planning made easy for teachers and educators | Bright Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Planboard is an online lesson planner made for teachers.
Create, share, and manage lesson plans with simple and easy to use lesson plan templates.
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