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Storybird: Encourage Creativity, Promote Writing, and Add Excitemen...

Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories, presentations, reports, or tutorials you and your students make to share, read, and print. Storybird is a fun, colla

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Very excited about storybird - looking forward to using it for exam prep especially

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Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, February 8, 2013 3:25 AM
Hope your students will enjoy working with StoryBird Jim! Mine did :-)
DemmyAnd's curator insight, February 11, 2013 3:59 AM

A way to get young learners excited about writing!

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Short Text |

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Here is a simple and a very effective tool that we can use with our learners. Meet ShortText. ShortText allows you post text online, with minimum fuss. You can also insert a picture and a video into your post as well.

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Artful Thinking and Project Based Learning

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What is Artful Thinking? We asked ourselves the same question and agreed that Artful Thinking approaches learning, problem solving and creating using an artist’s perspective and design thinking. ...
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Teaching young learners through projects: using mascots to inspire learners

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'The assessment system is broken', says school head - Telegraph.co.uk

'The assessment system is broken', says school head - Telegraph.co.uk | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
Head teacher, Peter Hyman, says that the intense exam focus is "destroying" education, and advocates project based learning as a potential answer
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Couldn't agree more.

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Science project based learning

Here there is an example of how project-based learning works. This is a cross-curricular project as in this 2-weeks-investigation the 5th grade students have ...
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Project Based Learning

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“These are sites and apps that can be helpful for teachers looking for ideas with project based learning. Includes venues for real world student publication, planning tools and resources.”
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Edu on Air: From projects to project-based learning

“I am thrilled to be moderating a discussion with project based learning expert Thom Markham. Thom and I will take a quick but in depth look at PBL. He will ...”
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One Small Tweet for Teachers, One Giant Blog for Teaching by @TeacherToolkit

One Small Tweet for Teachers, One Giant Blog for Teaching by @TeacherToolkit | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
On Saturday 21st March, I attended the STEP (Scottish Teachers for Enhancing Practice) which incorporates the Association of Chartered Teachers Scotland and is their 3rd Annual Conference. The even...
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Smart-Camera Photography: Enrich Students’ Creative Writing Skills

Smart-Camera Photography: Enrich Students’ Creative Writing Skills | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“How did you get your kids to do that?” It’s a question I often get from colleagues when they see a picture a student took in my digital photography class – a class I dub iPhoneography, as much for the ubiquitous accessory that many of my...
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ConnectED

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Free mapping tool for project based learning with the software we use.for our great maps. Hope folks take advantage.
http://t.co/Rkd0hfc5w2
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Exciting tech - looking forward to trying to master it soon.

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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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42 Fill-in-the-Blank Prompts For Students To Design Their Own Projects

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42 Fill-in-the-Blank Prompts For Students To Design Their Own Projects

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Edutopia Project Based Learning at Clear View Charter Elementary School Learn and Live

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Engineering Minds - Building a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) that works under water

Project based learning. Structural design, fluid mechanics, basic circuitry design, mathematics, etc. All the learning taking place by DOING and having fun. !
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Emerging submerging minds

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Twine lets you pen your own adventure and share it across the net

Twine lets you pen your own adventure and share it across the net | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
Interactive stories carve out one of the gaming medium’s most diverse landscapesTwine is many things
First and foremost, though, Twine is a writing tool, specifically for making interactive stories.
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Blogs tagged with 'what Is PBL' | Project Based Learning | BIE

Blogs tagged with 'what Is PBL' | Project Based Learning | BIE | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
RT @BIEpbl: What Is Project Based Learning? Here are a number of blogs to find out what it is: http://t.co/Lx4JpblvMe #EDchat #PBL
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Integrating Technology with Project Based Learning... Four Indicators to Blend the Learning

Integrating Technology with Project Based Learning... Four Indicators to Blend the Learning | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
“Welcome to this April post designed to look at the idea of technology and PBL. In my work at the BUCK Institute (BIE). I am often asked about the relationship of PBL and technology. This post is de...”
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8 Essential Elements of Project Based Learning | Scholastic.com

8 Essential Elements of Project Based Learning | Scholastic.com | Collaborating & Projects | Scoop.it
There are as many “right” ways to tackle PBL units as there are different kinds of kids, but there are eight essentials that can start you on the right foot. Here are the basics, and some simple ways...
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7 Tips for Successful Portfolio Conferences

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While everything else in education in shifting away from teacher centered environments, why shouldn't the old parent/teacher conferences get a face lift too?
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How to Reinvent Project Based Learning to Be More Meaningful

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Project-based learning continues to be misinterpreted as a single teaching strategy rather than as a set of design principles that allow us to introduce the philosophy of inquiry into education in an intelligent and grounded way.
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Transforming Project Based Learning with iPad

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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

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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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