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Thoughts, research and ideas and approaches exploring the direction and imperatives for education and learning today
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Old school or new school? Teach future skills and traditional subjects together

Old school or new school? Teach future skills and traditional subjects together | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
There has been a high profile debate recently about the merits of teaching so-called “21st century skills” in the new Australian Curriculum. The national curriculum, some argue, has too much focus on these…
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The problem with the SAMR model | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2

The problem with the SAMR model | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2 | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
As I have watched teachers at my own school attempt to use the SAMR model to both evaluate current uses of technology and to plan future ones, I have begun to identify a few big concerns.
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Capturing your audience: three tips for choosing the right videos in class

Capturing your audience: three tips for choosing the right videos in class | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
Media expert Richard Leigh says that, with our increased access, we could flick on any old video in class, but it's...
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This Is Your Brain on Drugs

This Is Your Brain on Drugs | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
New studies show that the effects of marijuana on young people may be greater than we thought. One has found brain differences even in casual smokers.
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How Standing Desks Can Help Students Focus in the Classroom

How Standing Desks Can Help Students Focus in the Classroom | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
Some educators are finding that standing desks are a simple way help fidgety kids settle down and get to work.
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4 Neurosystems Of Learning

4 Neurosystems Of Learning | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
TEST 4 Neurosystems Of Learning
by Mark Treadwell, marktreadwell.com
Understanding how the brain actually learns has been a a scientific challenge for millennia.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to Technology?

Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to Technology? | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
Can't put down your device? Obsessing over social media? You may want to dig in to this playlist of videos and resources to help us all reflect on our relationship with technology.
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3 TED Talks That Might Actually Change How You Teach (And Think)

3 TED Talks That Might Actually Change How You Teach (And Think) | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
How do you conduct yourself in your classroom? As a leader, a learner, an observer, a participant, and a member of a larger group. All of these roles hold so much nuance that your students learn from.
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15 education chats worth your time

15 education chats worth your time | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
Tune in to a Twitter chat for educators to get free professional learning from your peers on the topics you’re most interested in.
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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.
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Wonderful Visual on SAMR As A Framework for Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Wonderful Visual on SAMR As A Framework for Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
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21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates

21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
Our students need to be comfortable with the information technologies that are inextricably linked to the 21st century skills the work place requires, and
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10 Great TED Talks on How Our Brain Works

10 Great TED Talks on How Our Brain Works | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
March 8, 2015
If you have sometime this weekend, you might want to check this list of TED talks on the human brain. The original list curated by TED contains only 9 talks but we also added our...
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The uncomfortable truth about personalized learning

The uncomfortable truth about personalized learning | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
There doesn’t need to be a fight between teaching and technology in the classroom. The right combination of the two can deliver personalized learning to improve kids’ understanding and enable success.
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EducationHQ - PhD student explores teacher emotions in three-minute thesis competition

EducationHQ - PhD student explores teacher emotions in three-minute thesis competition | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
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The 5 Main Fluencies of The 21st Century Learning

The 5 Main Fluencies of The 21st Century Learning | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
October 29, 2014
Today I want to share with you this awesome read I came across in Global Citizen Education. The article is entitled " 21st Century Fluencies" and is basically based on Crockett et...
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The 10K Hour Rule: Deliberate Practice leads to Expertise, and Teaching can trump Genetics

The 10K Hour Rule: Deliberate Practice leads to Expertise, and Teaching can trump Genetics | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
A recent article in Slate (see here) suggests that practice may not lead to expertise, that the “10,000 hour rule” is wrong. The “10,000 hour rule” was popularized by Malcolm Gladwell in his book O...
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Five days at outdoor education camp without screens improves preteen skills with nonverbal emotion cues

Five days at outdoor education camp without screens improves preteen skills with nonverbal emotion cues | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
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Using Bloom's Taxonomy In The 21st Century: 4 Strategies For Teaching

Using Bloom's Taxonomy In The 21st Century: 4 Strategies For Teaching
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Excellent Visual Summarizing The Main Learning Theories

Excellent Visual Summarizing The Main Learning Theories | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
August 4, 2014
All of us who are working in the field of education are operating from a given theoretical perspective that, knowingly or unknowingly, informs our practice. This perspective is also...
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▶ NMC Horizon Report: 2014 K-12 Edition - YouTube

Download the free report at http://go.nmc.org/2014-k12. The internationally recognized NMC Horizon Report series and regional NMC Technology Outlooks are par...
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A Wonderful Visual On The Lesson Planning Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Visual On The Lesson Planning Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
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Design and technology: changing classrooms

Design and technology: changing classrooms | CGS Education and Learning | Scoop.it
Interaction between design and technology is seeing classrooms evolve into dynamic learning spaces via the virtual world.
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