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Create a Form from Survey Builder

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Are you looking for an easy way to create an embeddable form?

 

You can create a form from the survey builder and embed the form in any website or blog. You can create any type of question and then send out the URL or embed the form. 

 

Why is this different than other forms? It's easy and you can read the results or send yourself reports in an easy format. I tried other forms and got so frustrated with trying to read the results in a spreadsheet. I needed an easier way so converted the survey builder to forms with one click. 

 

You can even use the text editor to add images, embed videos, and more so each question or field is more visual. 

 

Go ahead and try it and let me know what you think!

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EdTech - Insights: Connectivism explained by Freire?

EdTech - Insights: Connectivism explained by Freire? | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

Paolo Friere's defined learning as an "act of knowing". The interaction used was between a teacher with his/her maximally systematised knowing and a learner, with minimally systematised learning.


Could we relate this model to two adult learners? To adult learners who, whilst not expert, were in charge of their own learning and so to some extent autonomous?

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Vocabulary

Paolo Freire

Connectivism

Act of Knowing

Maximally systematized knowing

Minimally systematized learning

Extent autonomy

Interacting dialoguing

Dialogic

Problem-posing education (Freire, 1986)

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The Art of Coaching Teachers - Education Week Teacher

The Art of Coaching Teachers - Education Week Teacher | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Elena Aguilar, an experienced K-12 educator, is an transformational leadership coach in the Oakland, Calif., school district.

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Create a Form from Survey Builder

Create a Form from Survey Builder | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

Are you looking for an easy way to create an embeddable form?

 

You can create a form from the survey builder and embed the form in any website or blog. You can create any type of question and then send out the URL or embed the form. 

 

Why is this different than other forms? It's easy and you can read the results or send yourself reports in an easy format. I tried other forms and got so frustrated with trying to read the results in a spreadsheet. I needed an easier way so converted the survey builder to forms with one click. 

 

You can even use the text editor to add images, embed videos, and more so each question or field is more visual. 

 

Go ahead and try it and let me know what you think!

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Instructional Development Timeline

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This is a site about learning theorists that was developed by a team of educators. We wanted to provide thoughtful summaries of each theorist. We know we are missing some theorists and are still building the site. We have had thousands of graduate students use our site and provide input. Now I thought I'd open it to my PLN. Please check it out and give us feedback.  

 

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Sir Ken Robinson In Derry-Londonderry, UK's 1st City of Culture

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"In this documentary Ruth McDonald meets Sir Ken Robinson on a return visit to Northern Ireland, where he's supporting Derry~Londonderry's plans as the first UK City of Culture in 2013.

 

Plagued over years by violence, unemployment and mass emigration, Derry is a complex city. The organisers of the City of Culture see the year-long event as an opportunity to 'tell a new story' but already there have been bomb attacks by dissident terrorists.

 

Sir Ken Robinson sees 2013 as a golden opportunity for Derry to become a 'creative city'. Ruth discovers how his ideas are being received."


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10 Ways to Improve Social Media Marketing | Business 2 Community

10 Ways to Improve Social Media Marketing | Business 2 Community | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Need to step up your social media marketing results?

 

As someone who lives and breathes social media, I am seeing the power of this new way of marketing for business and education. This article provides some good tips on how to connect with your customers. Students and their families are your customers. Here's a few of the ways the author shares and how they can be used with educators:

 

1. Set up a Google+ hangout and meet on a personal level. Cool idea! How about using Google+ Hangouts for counseling, connecting to your families.

 

2. Set your goals and measure them. How do you want to use social media with your teachers and students? How about your families? Are they using social media?

 

3. Listen and respond. Maybe social media can be a great way to promote what is happening at your school.

 

Lots of great ideas here. 

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The Difference Between 'Like' and 'Want' on Facebook

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With word that Facebook is testing a 'want' button to add to its stock of verbs, it got us wondering: How can we choose between the old standby 'like' and its not so distinct brother "want"?
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The Educator (Sir Ken Robinson) | Think Quarterly by Google

The Educator (Sir Ken Robinson) | Think Quarterly by Google | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

By Andrea Kurland

 

Substantial interview with  Sir Ken Robinson -JL

 

"If the first stage of leading a culture of innovation is acknowledging that ‘organisations are not mechanisms and people are not components’, stage two is accepting that there’s no quick fix. “There are all kinds of things that will get in the way of creativity, but there is no guaranteed formula for making it happen,” says Robinson.

 

"He continues: “Very often people are looking for silver bullets: ‘How do we do it?’ There are rules and conventions you can learn from the past, but the great thing with creativity is there is always a chance you can come up with something completely different that no one has ever thought of before, and there is no set formula to get to that. It’s about recognising that this isn’t just about efficiency. It’s about a frame of mind. It’s a state of possibility that people have to engage with.”


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Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how.


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Inspiring video about how gaming can inspire heroes

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TED-Ed | Lessons Worth Sharing

TED-Ed | Lessons Worth Sharing | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

Ted-Ed offers lessons in the form of YouTube videos. There are 62 videos and 312 Flipped Lessons. You can watch, adapt or use them with your classroom, homework, or just to learn. 

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Lisa Purvin Oliner's curator insight, June 2, 10:10 AM

Seeking Mind-Set Themes and Real World Relevancy through TED


This is the least likely source to be scooped, unless you have time on your hands; nevertheless, TED-Ed is an endless source of ideas, facts, and classroom mind-set materials. So, fit in amid classroom setup, listened to during long commutes, or used as a 'bedtime story', you are sure to find a metaphor or exemplar for your lesson-objectives, essential questions, and other enduring learning you've planned for students. 


For instance, Jackson’s “An economic reality check” is helpful to illustrate why “ownership is driven by a sense of anxiety”, Heffernan’s “Dare to Disagree” makes acceptable counterintuitive thinking within rigid communities of practice and shows how disagreement often illuminates truths that allows for growth, and Talhouk’s “Don't kill your language” demonstrates that primary discourse should be used to leverage the secondary. In the latter example, Suzanne Talhouk uses Khalil Gibran’s creative voice as an example of how our senses are inextricably tied to our mother-tongue.


Of course, as with any media used in the early tertiary or late secondary classroom, only the most vibrant excerpt(s) should be cued and viewed. Otherwise, a close-listening worksheet, active 'Twitterfall', and/or reflection journal should be used to engender engagement. Anyway, when you are trying to make a point with students who are largely trained through social media to be fluid thinkers, you do not want to clutter your agenda with unnecessary information.  


Please, feel free to add additional TED discussions and their thematic relevancy to your lessons to this post via comments. After all, we can then use this as an example of how a community of learners can form at any age and from any corner of the world.

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Former Gore speechwriter Dan Pink began 5 years ago to instigate a “right-brain revolution” in the carer marketplace by proving why extrinsic motivators have the potential to do more harm than good in sharpening thinking and accelerating creativity.
Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation | Talk Video | TED.com
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blended-classrooms - The Flipped Classroom

blended-classrooms - The Flipped Classroom | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

The flipped classroom is an exciting new instructional approach. As it is relatively new, much of the information about it only is available in the popular press. Little research can be found. On this page, I am pulling together what I can find relevant to flipped classrooms. Enjoy!

 


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Project-Based Learning Professional Development Guide

Project-Based Learning Professional Development Guide | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

This guide is organized into two parts:

 

Part One is a Guided Process
>Introduction
>Why Is PBL Important?
>What Is PBL About?
>How Does PBL Work?

 

Part Two assigns readings and activities for experiential PBL.

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What is Connected Learning | Connected Learning

What is Connected Learning | Connected Learning | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

Connected Learning.tv offers information and webinars about connected and participatory learning, production centered, peer culture, being networked, and reimagining the experience of education in the information age. 

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Ten Steps Toward Universal Design of Online Courses

Ten Steps Toward Universal Design of Online Courses | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

Implementing the principles of universal design in online learning means anticipating the diversity of students that may enroll in your course and planning accordingly. These ten key elements will greatly enhance the accessibility and usability of your course for students with and without disabilities.

 

Step 1: Develop content first, then design.
Step 2: Provide simple, consistent navigation.
Step 3: Include an accommodation statement.
Step 4: Choose CMS tools carefully.
Step 5: Model and teach good discussion board etiquette.
Step 6: Use color with care.
Step 7: Provide accessible document formats.
Step 8: Choose fonts carefully.
Step 9: Convert PowerPoint™ to accessible HTML.
Step 10: If it's auditory make it visual; if it is visual make it auditory.

 

See explanation of these steps on www.ualr.edu


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We have been doing this for the past three years.  Establishing appropriate standards for course delivery, look and feel, and consistency goes a long way in establishing the foundation for a good learning experience for students.

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Building a Community in Your Classroom | Rethinking Learning - Barbara Bray

Building a Community in Your Classroom | Rethinking Learning - Barbara Bray | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

Communities are based on trust and respect. Here are some ideas of building a learning community right from the beginning of school. This is a culture shift for many.

 

A few tips for the first days of school including:

- meet and greet each student at the door with a smile and a handshake.
- invite everyone to contribute to the class rules — include some off the wall, funny rules.
- use an icebreaker or have them tell a story so everyone has a voice the first few days.

 

How would you build a community of learners where there is trust and respect?

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Get over it! The 21st Century is Already Here

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The 21st century is already here but teachers are still talking about learning technology skills. Barbara takes a stance to flip learning so students are more involved. There is a lot of talk about flipping the classroom where the teacher is doing all the work.

 

Let's focus back on the learner so they are doing the real work so they learn. They will need to unlearn to learn and relearn. This is a culture shift. 

 

How about teachers being partners in learning with their learners It is already 12 years into this century and several generations have been 21st century learners and only know digital. 

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Communications & Society: Connectivism and Complexity

Communications & Society: Connectivism and Complexity | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it
As I recall, I was thinking about networking as part of the DNA of connectivism, and the DNA comment elicited a comment from Stephen Downes about my confused attempt to reconcile connectivism and essentialism.

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The Leadership Puzzle – What Great Leaders Know

The Leadership Puzzle – What Great Leaders Know | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it
There’s no shortage of books, articles, blogs and journals focusing on the topic of leadership. Specifically, many write about the key behaviors, actions and experiences that are needed to achiev...

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Where Do the World's Tweets Come From?

Where Do the World's Tweets Come From? | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it
A visualization of geocoded tweets is a good illustration of how wide is the Twitter world (RT @TheAtlantic: Where do the world's tweets come from?

 

And the Twitter world is growing. 140 characters at a time...

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Anecdote: The relationship between projects and communities of practice—redux

Anecdote: The relationship between projects and communities of practice—redux | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

rethink how to conceptualise the relationship between projects and CoPs. In many organisations projects are the lifeblood. It’s how things get done. These projects consist of teams striving to kick goals and hit targets. Communities of practice, on the other hand, are designed for learning and improving the capabilities of their members.

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Nine Dangerous Things You Were Taught In School - Forbes

Nine Dangerous Things You Were Taught In School - Forbes | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

Be aware of the insidious and unspoken lessons you learned as a child. To thrive in the world outside the classroom, you’re going to have to unlearn them. 

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How One Instructor Teaches 2,670 Students - The Digital Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

How One Instructor Teaches 2,670 Students - The Digital Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

I met John Boyer and saw him present a session on his instructional methods at SXSWedu 2012 in March of this year.  While there is a bit more flexibility at the college level, I do think that some of his strategies could be equally effective at the secondary level in terms of engaging a diverse group of students and providing them with more options & choice in terms of accessing content and demonstrating learning. -- SDS


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Re-designing spaces for learning | Connected Principals

Re-designing spaces for learning | Connected Principals | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

My focus is the key importance of spatial awareness in redesigning spaces for learning. I hope the second decade of this century will be marked by an awareness that redesigning spaces will be as important to change processes, as describing the new skills deemed necessary for learning and career creation in the last decade. I will focus on our journey of change as a case study for education redesign.


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Re-imagining education in developing countries

Re-imagining education in developing countries | Communities of Practice about New Learning Environments | Scoop.it

Masola: "one universal value that seems to be truistic: good, quality #education can change the world" 


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Flipped Classroom Resourcesd

Here is a shambles.net website that compiles links and resources about a topic that include SlideShares, YouTube videos, podcasts, infographics, twitter streams using the hashtag #flippedclassroom, and Prezis.

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