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Discover a learning environment that goes beyond the LMS. Open to everyone. Easy to use. Completely free. Amazing.
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Our poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins

Our poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"One more reason to put away the phone and just get a good night's sleep, already." .............. "As a result of these findings, Swart said she’s been “even more careful about [her] sleep.” In fact, as part of Swart’s Neuroscience For Leadership class at MIT in April, she discussed the serious health consequences that come from neglecting shut-eye. Swart, who is also a leadership coach, has been instructing executives to sleep for years. She promotes techniques related to diet and exercise, and warns that sleeping next to your smartphone—the one that emits 3G and 4G signals all night—affects your brain patterns, restructuring your brain cells and likely preventing you from allowing your brain to clean out waste material properly."


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Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories?

Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories? | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

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Richard Whiteside's curator insight, February 27, 4:53 AM

Really useful mindmap with links to further info about the theories and theorists. Shame it isn't in an easily downloadable format.

Cris Mepham's curator insight, February 27, 6:52 AM

If you need a few ideas!

Dennis Danielson's curator insight, May 6, 7:46 PM

This one really helped me to see a bigger picture of the many Learning Theories and some of their connections.

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A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation

A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

While it is designed not as an educational framework, but rather as a way to demonstrate gamification and its many strands, gamification is about human encouragement and motivation. For educators, student motivation is one of the pillars of a academic performance. While the terms are sometimes misunderstood–and risk becoming cliche as we continue to talk about them topically rather than specifically–student motivation and student engagement are prime movers in the learning process.


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Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Best Resources for 2015

Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Best Resources for 2015 | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Social media is a powerful tool for keeping in touch with friends, getting coupons and deals from your favorite businesses, and seeing what your favorite celebrities are up to.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, February 5, 2:25 PM

Excellent article with links to other posts both pro and con for using social media in education. Very much worth your time to read and share with fellow educators.

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A Useful Edmodo Cheat Sheet for Teachers

A Useful Edmodo Cheat Sheet for Teachers | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

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The six common components of good-quality teaching

The six common components of good-quality teaching | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Six good practices

The research we reviewed suggests there are six common components that are signatures of good-quality teaching:

- Content knowledge 


- Quality of instruction


- Teaching climate 


- Classroom management


- Teacher beliefs 


- Professional behaviours 


Learn more:


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Rise+of+the+Professional+Educator


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Great+Teachers


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/25/so-whats-the-change-for-teachers-in-21st-century-education/


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=mindset


 



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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, November 10, 2014 11:57 AM

Good teaching and pedagogy is all about relating to the students and curricula. It is invitational work that allows teachers and students to meet in spaces between each other.

 

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SMARTERTEACHER's curator insight, November 12, 2014 1:00 PM

I like the list but would prefer that Content not be the first thing to show up.  There are a great many people who know content, but could not teach their way out of a paper bag. 

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Positive Psychology Program - One-Stop Positive Psychology Resource

Positive Psychology Program - One-Stop Positive Psychology Resource | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Positive Psychology Program brings you: Free E-books, Videos, Quotes, Articles, PDF's, a Vibrant Facebook Community, On- and Offline Courses & Downloads

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Tuesday Tech Tips – Collaborative Learning with Google Maps

Tuesday Tech Tips – Collaborative Learning with Google Maps | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
This week’s Tuesday Tech Tips was written by guest blogger Nikki D Robertson.  Find Nikki on Twitter at @NikkiDRobertson:  EdCampATL CoFounder, #TLChat Moderator, TL News Night Anchor, School lib turned Inst.

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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, November 7, 2014 6:41 AM

This is the perfect idea for creating useful content. I will be trying it out.

Dênia Falcão's curator insight, December 10, 2014 7:58 AM

adicionar a sua visão ...

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Skype Translator Early Preview – Sign-Up Opens Today! | Global Education | Collaboration

Skype Translator Early Preview – Sign-Up Opens Today! | Global Education | Collaboration | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
We have seen tremendous interest and enthusiasm for Skype Translator from around the globe over the last few months and we’re incredibly excited to share it with the world. However, we want to hear from you first! The preview program will have limited spots available, so register today for your chance to secure a virtual spot in line!

The preview program will be free and will initially be available for Windows 8.1 computers and tablets only, and will kick-off with a limited selection of languages. That said, as part of the sign-up process, you’ll have the chance to tell us which languages are important to you, what platforms you’d like to see added, and how you plan to use Skype Translator once it becomes available. We look forward to this feedback, as it will help enhance future releases.

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The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Using technology for learning makes sense. Technology creates access, transparency, and opportunity. Any smartphone or tablet is media incarnate–video, animation, eBooks, essays, blog posts, messages, music, games. The modalities of light, color, and sound all arranged just so to communicate a message or create an experience."


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Chris Carter's comment, October 23, 2014 8:34 PM
Thank you for sharing, Luciana.
Willem Kuypers's curator insight, October 24, 2014 4:37 AM

En utilisant les TIC, d'abord c'est un moyen pédagogique. Puis cela change la manière de donner cours, et on a alors intégré la technologie.

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Vision of a School Library Learning Commons

A vision of the school library learning commons in the future by Dominique Sullivan and Jennifer Lunny. References for this presentation: https://docs.google...

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, August 9, 2014 9:19 AM

Dominique and Jennifer share their vision for our learning spaces, in Canada and beyond.

jerigby's curator insight, August 9, 2014 5:04 PM

A little long, but a good explanation of the Learning Commons vs Library.

Tricia Adams's curator insight, August 12, 2014 5:24 AM

The shape of the future?

 

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The Power of Teacher Collaboration

The Power of Teacher Collaboration | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Teaching is simultaneously one of the hardest and one of the most rewarding jobs in the world. We often say that students make it worth it, but there’s something else that can make or break your happiness as a teacher: your colleagues.

 

Collaboration begins with finding time to connect with colleagues, to share thoughts, and provide support. Here are three tips for successful collaboration...

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

 


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Chris Carter's comment, July 22, 2014 1:44 PM
So true. I collaborate with four colleagues on our Humanities curriculum, a combined ELA and Ancient History class, and the growth in quality of the curriculum has been incredible. We have 3-4 hours per week of collaboration time, and we use that time fully. Collaboration is a force multiplier.
Chris Carter's comment, July 22, 2014 1:44 PM
So true. I collaborate with four colleagues on our Humanities curriculum, a combined ELA and Ancient History class, and the growth in quality of the curriculum has been incredible. We have 3-4 hours per week of collaboration time, and we use that time fully. Collaboration is a force multiplier.
Chris Carter's curator insight, July 22, 2014 1:44 PM

So true!

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School News Network :: Knitting Calms Students’ Emotions, Exercises Their Brains

School News Network :: Knitting Calms Students’ Emotions, Exercises Their Brains | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Three boys sat in a school hallway, concentrating on the task literally at hand: knitting. “Once you get it down, you can focus on it,” said Owen Taylor, a fifth-grader
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Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers

Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

This guide is for anyone interested in teaching and learning languages, and thinking about teaching practices. It sets out a philosophy and proposes a frame of reference to aid teacher-thinking when designing mobile language learning in and beyond the classroom, informed by research conducted with teachers and learners in ESOL and EAP contexts.

 


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sadio222's curator insight, March 24, 5:31 AM

Apprentissage mobile et langues étrangères? C´est possible! Voici un guide du British Council exposant les avantages et inconvénients d´une nouvelle pratique. A lire absolument par les professeurs de langues pour prolonger leurs cours, hors de la salle de classe. 

Katarzyna Lis's curator insight, March 24, 4:12 PM

our future?

Corrina Phoenix Miss English's curator insight, April 29, 1:39 PM

British Council e-book.

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Teachers' Guide to Google Books

Teachers' Guide to Google Books | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
February, 2015
Google Books is a powerful book search platform that allows users to search for books and text inside books. Google Books provides several interesting features. “My Library” for...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, February 5, 2:38 PM
It seems like I learn something new about Google everyday. Maybe many of you already knew about this but I can't wait to share it with teachers! I shared it with my daughter who is using it in college for her study of The Iliad.
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Can Students Have Too Much Tech?

Can Students Have Too Much Tech? | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
The wired classroom may actually widen the learning gap.

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Michael Bird's curator insight, March 9, 9:47 AM

This opened my eyes to the technologies children posses.

 

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Let's talk about Ello, the New Social Network

Let's talk about Ello, the New Social Network | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Hello, Ello! Get to know the Un-Facebook, a new minimal and ad-free social network.

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Jane Shamcey's curator insight, December 8, 2014 5:51 AM

We care. We share. 

Wilfried Andral's curator insight, December 8, 2014 5:53 AM

Worth the read: http://swyy.co/tCYGHg6

Dawid Bielski's curator insight, December 26, 2014 8:20 PM

Może i to nie zaden gadżet ale zawsze jakaś nowość, która może sie przydać w przyszłości:)

 

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Visual Is Viral: 10 Facts You Need to Know

Visual Is Viral: 10 Facts You Need to Know | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, November 17, 2014 5:33 AM

Nous apprenons de manière visuelle et ce n'est pas du 21e siècle. 

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It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process

It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Teachers, like doctors, are expected to be mistake free. Administrators, parents, and even other teachers judge them very negatively for making mistakes. Yet when a teacher forms strong relationships with another teacher or two, they share their problems freely, ask for and give advice, and learn from each other. This also happens in schools where mentor teachers share ideas with new teachers."


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Great Primary Classroom Resources for Self-Esteem The We Do Listen Foundation

Great Primary Classroom Resources for Self-Esteem The We Do Listen Foundation | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Helping children learn how to listen, improve their self esteeem and deal with bullying and violence.

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Naomi Pex's curator insight, November 8, 2014 11:44 PM

Great online books and lessons for improving self esteem and behaviour

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Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age

Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.

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Dinah Galligo's curator insight, November 7, 2014 5:01 AM

La nétiquette ... version augmentée !

Pamela Hills's curator insight, November 18, 2014 5:24 PM

 This is something had not thought about. The digital world has changed many things And this is one we have over looked .

Qwertynomics's curator insight, November 29, 2014 4:32 PM

I love this Digital Citizenship Infographic. It is nice and clean and would look great in any classroom. 

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Collaborize Classroom: Free Resources and Lesson Plans for Teachers

Collaborize Classroom: Free Resources and Lesson Plans for Teachers | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
We believe that one of the most important challenges educators face today is to prepare kids for the world that awaits them after they leave the classroom -- those "21st century skills" you keep hearing about. We've created the free resources below to support and inspire you and your students in facing that challenge.

Also, be sure to visit the Collaborize Classroom Topic Library, where you'll find thousands of topics that have been created and successfully used by educators in their own Collaborize Classroom® sites.

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Lisa Jones's curator insight, March 23, 9:58 AM

Great information as usual Dennis!

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6 Reading Comprehension Problems & What To Do About It

6 Reading Comprehension Problems & What To Do About It | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
When teaching nonfiction text and improving reading comprehension, teacher MJ Linane has found 6 obstacles. Here's how he improves reading comprehension.

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Image: Useful List Of Questions

Image: Useful List Of Questions | Collaboration in teaching and learning | Scoop.it
I'm adding this tweet to The Best Posts & Articles About Asking Good Questions — Help Me Find More: Love it! Good questions to keep on hand. MT “@Primary_Ed: 20 Reflective Qs to Help Ss Respond...

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