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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it
A few months ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted a detailed guide on how Teachers can Use Blogging in Education. We are glad this post has received a wide interaction from...

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Chris Carter's curator insight, February 26, 4:19 PM

Beautiful infographic; powerful message

Anabel Gonzalez's curator insight, February 27, 6:57 AM

My Beginner ESL students have started blogging everyday and it has been a huge success!  They are enjoying it so much that they are improving their writing skills without realizing it. Blogging is good for all!

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 1:27 PM

I SOOO need this infographic.

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The Maker Movement and the Rebirth of Constructionism - Hybrid Pedagogy

The Maker Movement and the Rebirth of Constructionism - Hybrid Pedagogy | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it
The culmination of my quest for more powerful learning grounded in theory and research came when recently I conducted an experiment in pushing constructionism into the digital age.

 

Constructionism is based on two types of construction. First, it asserts that learning is an active process, in which people actively construct knowledge from their experience in the world. People don’t get ideas; they make them. This aspect of construction comes from the constructivist theory of knowledge development by Jean Piaget. To Piaget’s concept, Papert added another type of construction, arguing that people construct new knowledge with particular effectiveness when they are engaged in constructing personally meaningful products.

Imagine my surprise and joy when I realized that I had arrived at constructionism prior to knowing that such a theory even existed. I believe that thousands of other educators are unknowingly working within the constructionist paradigm as well. Although many within the Maker movement are aware that it has it’s roots in constructionism, the movement is gaining impressive momentum without the majority of Makers realizing that there is a strong theoretical foundation behind their work.

 

After I came to understand this connection between my practices and the supporting theoretical framework I was better able to focus and refine my practice. Even more importantly, I felt more confident and powerful in forging ahead with further experiments in the learning situations I design for my learners.

 


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Marco Pozzi's curator insight, February 23, 8:27 AM

Molto interessante!!

Deanya Lattimore Schempp's curator insight, February 23, 8:10 PM

from hybridpedagogy.com a new online journal. 

Leah Lesley Christensen's curator insight, February 27, 11:20 PM

Yes, I agree !

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The Comprehensive Google Drive Guide for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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99 Top Tools for Online Teaching | top5onlinecolleges.org

99 Top Tools for Online Teaching | top5onlinecolleges.org | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it

Laundry list of good resources.

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700 iPad Lessons Pinned HERE!!!

700 iPad Lessons Pinned HERE!!! | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it
If you would like more iPad resources, visit my blog www.techchef4u.com, download the TechChef4u app, or find all things TechChef4u at www.kimtag.com/techchef4u.
Also check out the new TechChef4u FB!

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Linda Alexander's comment, January 4, 6:35 AM
Okay, this is my last "list" posting for awhile....it got me at the 700 number.
Linda Alexander's comment, January 4, 6:36 AM
Okay, this is my last "list" posting for awhile....it got me at the 700 number...
Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, March 6, 4:06 AM

iPad para todo el mundo ...

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K-16 PBL Consortium

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Designing and implementing problem-based learning (PBL) environments
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Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning

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The Difference Between Doing Projects Versus Learning Through Projects

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"We’ve clarified the difference between projects and project-based learning before. Projects are about the product, while project-based learning is about the process."


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I completely concur.  Excellent graphic.

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David Donat's curator insight, November 4, 2013 11:11 AM

Quatre paraules per explicar l'essència de l'aprenentatge basat en projectes (PBL) a partir d'una bona infografia difosa des de Twiter (https://twitter.com/paulscurtis/status/390188798618771456/photo/1) en la que s'incideix en les diferències respecte d'alguns "projectes" que de vegades emprenem des dels centres educatius.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, November 5, 2013 3:57 AM

Easy approach, reeeeeally useful!!

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, November 11, 2013 5:31 AM

Not research per se, but it's an interesting prompt towards thinking carefully about uilding projects for education. There are may things to think about to make a project a really good, worthwhile learning experience. 

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8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad - Edudemic

8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad - Edudemic | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it
It's never been easier to quickly and easily get your digital pen flowing. The following are powerful apps designed to help you create books on the iPad.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, October 11, 2013 8:13 AM

The possibilities just keep growing!

mrsjgarcia's curator insight, October 11, 2013 11:30 AM

We use Book Creator, which apps do you use?

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SmartBlog on Education - Digital leadership for administrators - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs

SmartBlog on Education - Digital leadership for administrators - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it
Year after year, hundreds of millions of dollars are funneled into technology initiatives and resources in school districts throughout the country. From ha
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The Quick-Start Guide To iPads For Learning

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An Excellent Quick-Start Guide To iPads For Learning While everyone you know has had an iPad since Miley Cyrus was less…sure of herself, for whatever reason, you just got one. Or an entire classroom of...

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Kidblog | Safe and simple blogs for your students.

Kidblog | Safe and simple blogs for your students. | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it

Specific for K-12 Teachers, Students, and Schools

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Classroom Newspaper Google Docs Style!

Classroom Newspaper Google Docs Style! | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it

Great Ideas! Love the idea of uploading newspaper to Youblisher. Turns it into a flippable page newspaper.


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Great application for third graders!

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Pam Cadwalder's comment, September 16, 2013 8:55 AM
Glad you liked it:)
Pam Cadwalder's comment, September 16, 2013 8:55 AM
Glad you liked it:)
Rachel Marker's curator insight, September 27, 2013 8:30 PM

Could replace monthly newsletter. Student written!

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Create Standard eBooks Easily from Any Google Drive Document with Liber.io

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Giuseppe Bonanno's curator insight, March 11, 2:15 AM

Un interessante strumento per la cura di contenuti in formato eBook, direttamente da Google Drive.

Debbie Alston's curator insight, March 18, 5:47 PM
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Raquel 's curator insight, March 30, 1:28 AM

porque não?

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The Teacher's Guide To Project-Based Learning

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The Teacher's Guide To Project-Based Learning: how-to guide, pbl, 21st century learning
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▶ Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation - YouTube

From cell phone and video games to Facebook and YouTube, digital media are changing the way young people play and socialize in the 21st century. Learn more a...
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Project-Based Learning vs. Problem-Based Learning vs. X-BL

Project-Based Learning vs. Problem-Based Learning vs. X-BL | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it
At the Buck Institute for Education (BIE), we've been keeping a list of the many types of "_____- based learning" we've run across over the years:


Case-based learning
Challenge-based learning
Commu
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The Role of PBL in Making the Shift to Common Core

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Editor's note: John Larmer, Editor in Chief at the Buck Institute for Education (BIE), contributed to this post.

The Common Core has embedded within it some Big Ideas that shift the role of teachers
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Project-based learning: the top teachers to follow on Twitter

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A list of top teachers on Twitter sharing ideas, tips and insights on project-based learning
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15 Excellent iPad Apps for Creating Books ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Excellent iPad Apps for Creating Books ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it

"I just learned through our colleagues in TeachThought about this interesting list featuring 15 iPad apps to create books. The list was created by Meg Wilson . Of course the word 'book' here is, more or less, used metaphorically to mean small to medium size writing projects. These are projects you can do with your students in class or ones that can span the entire semester or even school year. Book Creator and Book Writer  are my favourite apps in this list and some of the apps included here are also new to me which is not surprising giving the rapidity with which apps are developed and created each day."


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36 Math Apps For Elementary School Students From edshelf - TeachThought

36 Math Apps For Elementary School Students From edshelf - TeachThought | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it

"As more classrooms adopt mobile devices such as iPads, teachers and technology integrators are faced with the question: “What apps do I install?”

 

That is quite a hefty question too. There are over 90,000 iOS apps in the Education category of the App Store. Since apps that teachers can use fall into other categories too, the number of choices is well above 100,000. Does your head hurt yet?"


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ajit jhangiani's curator insight, October 12, 2013 9:08 AM

It is not the product/tool that determines if it ought to be added. What/how does it comlement ans supplement waht the teacher is trying to accomplish with each student. So i woud train the teacher in a few of these and leave it up to her.

stephanie vanderlaan's curator insight, October 12, 2013 12:03 PM

Looks interesting.  I have yet to try the apps but thank you for sorting them to this point.

Terrie Pressman's curator insight, October 13, 2013 1:58 PM

Great list of apps

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Penny Circle | A Dan Meyer Three Act

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I LOVE this!

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7 habits of highly effective teachers Always Prepped Blog

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, August 28, 2013 7:31 PM

Is this you?

Audrey's comment, August 30, 2013 5:38 AM
Definitely. Would agree 100%!!
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Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it

"The apps recognized as Best Apps for Teaching & Learning are of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. The apps foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration and are user friendly to encourage a community of learners to explore and discover."


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Marian Royal Vigil's comment, September 11, 2013 1:49 PM
Great, Maria. Thank you.
BI Media Specialists's curator insight, September 13, 2013 7:51 AM

What a great list of apps for iPad classrooms!  Check them out and tell me what you think!

Melissa Cooper's curator insight, October 2, 2013 12:02 AM

A good up to date resource for teachers and parents.

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Youblisher.com -Create a flippable newspaper

Youblisher.com -Create a flippable newspaper | BSD Digital Learning | Scoop.it

Use Youblisher to give your newspaper flippable pages with no unwanted advertisements. Upload your newspaper as a pdf.


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