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More than six ways to encourage collaboration in language class – Teaching Village

More than six ways to encourage collaboration in language class – Teaching Village | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
RT @vickyloras: RT @chucksandy: Collaboration in Action on @Barbsaka's Teaching Village Blog http://t.co/sScdppdX #collaboration #iTDi #esol #esl #efl...
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Tools, tech & best practice for designing, implementing & sharing PBL with EFL students.
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Transforming Project Based Learning with iPad

Transforming Project Based Learning with iPad | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
The next session I'm attending is "Transforming Project Based Learning with iPad" by Ah-Young Song from Phillips Exeter Academy. Ah-Young tells us that she will be discussing some of the PBL projec...
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The usual suspects in app-lications but useful ideas on how to implement

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Poster Maker, Pixteller

Poster Maker, Pixteller | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
Poster Maker, Pixtellerby Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com
I love to fool around with images. I’ve written several articles about image editors, because I think they’re useful to both the adult readers of my blog, and their children/students.
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How To Start Integrating Coding Into Project Based Learning

How To Start Integrating Coding Into Project Based Learning | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“True Project Based Learning (PBL) challenges students to acquire deeper knowledge of a concept by establishing connections outside their classroom.”
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Getting Smart: Posting, Publishing, Presenting, and Portfolios

Getting Smart: Posting, Publishing, Presenting, and Portfolios | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
Students do their best work when the audience is real, live or online. When their work will be seen and viewed by many people, the student knows the work matters, the work is of value, and that they should do their best. In the student’s mind, there is a distinction between turning something in for the teacher versus turning something in for the greater public. Schools engage students and promote deeper learning use the 4 P’s of next gen learning: posting, publishing, presenting, and portfolio.
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 11, 7:23 AM

Some good advice for teachers who are trying to develop their students' writing skills.

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Thanks s lot, Cyntia for having shared!

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Project Based Learning: Microbes - Virus

Project Based Learning: Microbes - Virus | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“The first thing I wanted to do was revise what makes something living alive. The reason for this is that Viruses aren't generally accepted as being a living thing, but instead of simply teaching t...”
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8 Innovative Methods for Modern Storytelling

8 Innovative Methods for Modern Storytelling | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
When an author set out to tell a story in years past, he or she typically did so on paper, a typewriter or by typing at a computer
But today, storytellers find imaginative ways to share their ideas with interactive and visual elements.
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TheBeezyTeacher: It's a Zoo, Here! Project Based Learning

TheBeezyTeacher: It's a Zoo, Here! Project Based Learning | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“This week we continued working with zoo animals and our kids have gone above and beyond our expectations. They created the perfect zoo for animals! This is the greatest aspect of doing project based learning (PBL's) with ...”
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Cool as cool can be
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Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“Explore Carol McLaughlin's hand-picked collection of Pins about Project-Based Learning on Pinterest. | See more about project based learning, learning and learning resources.”
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Can You Just Tell Me What to Do? | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE

Can You Just Tell Me What to Do? | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“RT @biepbl: New! "Project Based Learning is pretty amazing when it works." - http://t.co/KNmOFPXGN8 via @edtechbst #EdChat #PBLChat #PBL”
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3 Places To Get Free Full-Text Scientific Studies

3 Places To Get Free Full-Text Scientific Studies | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
These days, when you’re asking your students to do research (on just about any topic), it is likely going to be online research, at least at the start.
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Tweet from @langwitches

Tweet from @langwitches | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“Project based Learning-4th graders develop prototypes for traveling/airlines #asbunplugged http://t.co/YwEEhSD54R”;
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SAGE: A Framework for Project-Based Learning

SAGE: A Framework for Project-Based Learning | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
Learn about the SAGE framework for project based learning. SAGE stands for student choice, authenticity, global significance and exhibition. See how you can use this framework to deepen student learning.
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Wish this kind of learning/engagement took place in Japanese schools. Going to try & apply some of it to my business classes at least

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Creativity and Innovation in PBL | Project Based Learning | BIE

Creativity and Innovation in PBL | Project Based Learning | BIE | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
RT @biepbl: [WATCH] Creativity and Innovation in Project Based Learning http://t.co/SfRyZIskJP #DeeperLearning #PBLChat #PBL
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Project Based Learning with Google Docs - Google Slides

Link to my presentation today on Project Based Learning with Google: http://t.co/5UwOepTFoH Thank you to my Twitter friends for your help
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10 Creative Ways to Use Your iPad in the Classroom

10 Creative Ways to Use Your iPad in the Classroom | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
If you’ve had an iPad (or several) in your classroom for any extended period of time, you’re probably familiar with the many practical ways this technology can be used as a central hub for learning.
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Some very cool #EdTech ideas

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The ideal app for enriching my literacy lessons - Innovate My School

The ideal app for enriching my literacy lessons - Innovate My School | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
Both teaching and marking can take up a huge amount of a teacher’s day; the latter, in particular, especially tends to eat into supposed ‘free time’. Here, Manchester-based primary school teacher and blogger Amy Kingsley discusses one app that’s been invaluable for her literacy lessons.

Via WebTeachers
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Really impressed with this deep exploitation of #ExplainEverything, clearly explained & inspiring ideas.

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Project Based Learning

Project Based Learning | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“By: Amanda Nichols, BirdSleuth student intern Looking back on everything I was taught in school, I realize that a lot of things have changed from my primary school classes to today. The primary co...”
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Buncee

Buncee | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
Buncee is one of my all-time favorite Web 2.0 tools for school.  This is a fantastic simple to use site (w/ a drag-n-drop interface) for creating stunning presentations, projects, animations, eCards, and more.
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Making Games: The Ultimate Project-Based Learning | MindShift

Making Games: The Ultimate Project-Based Learning | MindShift | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“The great thing about any kind of project based learning — whether it involves game design or not — is that when students make meaning through creative articulations, they have to make active and intentional choices.”
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Project Based Learning - Making a Bug Observatory

Project Based Learning - Making a Bug Observatory | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“You remember the Bug Adventure box I made up for the little ones to help with their chosen bug project? There was a reason I put everything in a large plastic box, rather than the customary wooden...”
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Love this simple idea; usually the best ones!
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Project Based Learning: Explained. - YouTube

“Learn more about Project Based Learning (PBL) at : http://bie.org/. The Buck Institute for Education commissioned the cutting-edge advertising agency, Common...”
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Evolution and Imagination: Project Based Learning: Idea Creation

Evolution and Imagination: Project Based Learning: Idea Creation | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
I've been hearing lately that a lot of teachers are doing Project Based Learning. In fact there is even a hashtag on Twitter that has quite a huge usage - #PBL. A bit of an explanation from Edutopia: "Confucius and Aristotle were ...
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5 Ways to use social media to spice up your next museum trip

5 Ways to use social media to spice up your next museum trip | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
It’s not uncommon for today’s children, brought up in a fast-paced, digital world, to become bored and uninterested when visiting cultural institutions. It doesn’t have to be that way though.
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Cool ideas - love the thinglink idea especially

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30 Good Apps for Project Based Learning

30 Good Apps for Project Based Learning | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
March 31, 2014
Project-based learning is one of the best teaching strategies that enhances students learning and increases their engagement with the learning tasks at hand. Technology and...
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A very good list, as lists go!

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Project Based Learning - Teach123 - Blogger

Project Based Learning - Teach123 - Blogger | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
TikaTok is a project-based learning tool. This site has a bunch of colorful templates that your students can use to make eBooks. Your students can add their own photos, illustrations, and writing to make it their own creation.
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