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Synchronous Editing with Google Docs to Teach the Common Core

Synchronous Editing with Google Docs to Teach the Common Core | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
I am using Google documents for all writing assignments this year. The day I assign a formal essay topic, students must create a doc, title it properly and share it with me.

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The Most Important Thing to Know About Leadership

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This is not your average story about business leadership. But it illustrates one of the crucial concepts every truly great leader knows.


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Monty Bell's curator insight, December 28, 10:03 AM
Drucker's words have always resonated in my mind. As a leader you must constantly ask yourself, "What choices did I make today to deserve loyalty, to nurture trust, and to inspire someone to follow my vision?"Need I say anything else.
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A Handy Chart Comparing 5 Good Web Tools to Flip your Classroom

A Handy Chart Comparing 5 Good Web Tools to Flip your Classroom | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it

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Game On: Physics Teacher Creates World of Classcraft

Game On: Physics Teacher Creates World of Classcraft | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
In creating World of Classcraft, a not-so-subtle nod to the world's most popular online role-playing game, Quebec-based physics teacher Shawn Young has turned
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Future Forecast

The Future Forecast, The World of Learning and Futures Thinking describe the way KnowledgeWorks approaches educational reform.
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Differentiated Instruction - Tic-Tac-Toe template activities from Dave Edyburn

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High Impact Blended Learning on a Tight Budget: How We Did It

High Impact Blended Learning on a Tight Budget: How We Did It | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Getting new employees ramped up quickly is the challenge and goal of every company, but the hiring and onboarding process is a particular strain on smaller companies. Fewer resources exist to support

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Take aim at innovation, with students in the center

Take aim at innovation, with students in the center | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Innovation shouldn’t look like a tablet or a laptop. It should look like a learning environment where students — with teachers at their side — choose their learning targets and aim to hit them.
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3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly

3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Ali Parrish, educator and ed tech consultant, provides three strategies, low-tech and high-tech, for breaking through students' brain freeze when faced with the dilemma of what to write.
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Vocabulary expanders for English

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Vocabulary expanders for English


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Deanya Lattimore Schempp's comment, November 5, 2:30 AM
Thanks for the link! I will be using these techniques as I continue to build my German vocabulary!
Deanya Lattimore Schempp's comment, November 5, 2:30 AM
Thanks for the link! I will be using these techniques as I continue to build my German vocabulary!
Jacob Broadhead's curator insight, November 7, 5:17 PM

Great idea for expanding vocabulary and in this case adjectives. Shows relationships in an organized way.

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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

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Edutopia blogger Terry Heick provides a quick tour of Costa and Kallick's 16 Habits of Mind, along with suggestions for integrating them as classroom best practices.
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Teachers enlivening classrooms with free role-playing game

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Young people naturally gravitate towards games, but how can teachers gamify learning without making a huge commitment? The team behind hit RPG Classcraft have an innovative solution to this problem.


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, October 24, 2:27 AM

Good article on the use of Classcraft in the classroom!!

Adriane Caldeira Silva's curator insight, November 13, 6:31 AM

For oral practicing, for socialization, for changing the boring aspect of expository lessons, for improving your classes…

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New Research Asks: Does Blended Learning Boost Algebra Scores?

New Research Asks: Does Blended Learning Boost Algebra Scores? | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
A recent report by the RAND Corporation, in partnership with the Department of Education, tries to provide an objective overview of blended learning.
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[Slideshare] Future of Learning and Technology 2020: Preparing for change

The education landscape of 2020 will be characterized by the blurring of boundaries. Learning anywhere and anytime will be commonplace in many different ways based on the ubiquitous and innovative use of technology. Our organizations face a duality of change—conceptual and technological—regarding the practices of education and learning. The practices of teaching, presenting and learning will undergo fundamental change as it responds to global, social, political, technological and of course, learning research trends. Will your organization be ready and prepared to take advantage of these seismic changes to education, learning and technology?


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Straight From Students: Smart Tips for Searching Online

Straight From Students: Smart Tips for Searching Online | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Karoline Hestsveen, a high school student in Norway, collaborated with 26 other students and teacher Ann Michaelsen to write the interactive digital book Connected Learners: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating a Global Classroom, a collection of...
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How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning

How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Student know how to play school like it's a game, but if teachers change the rules, they just might appreciate it.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Autodesk's Design Software is Now Free for Students and Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Autodesk's Design Software is Now Free for Students and Teachers | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create a Jeopardy-style Game in Google Spreadsheets

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Benettonplay! Home - Flipbooks!

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Create your own flipbook at this site.

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How One Teacher Changed for the Good of Her Students

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Author and educator Pernille Ripp shares the steps she took to help her students regain a love of learning.
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6 Principles Of Genius Hour In The Classroom

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In traditional learning, teachers map out academic standards, and plan units and lessons based around those standards. In Genius Hour, students are in control, choosing what they study, how they study it, and what they do, produce, or create as a result. As a learning model, it promotes inquiry, research, creativity, and self-directed learning.


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José Antônio Carlos - O Professor Pepe's curator insight, October 2, 9:06 AM

 Mais um novo método para tornar a aprendizagem um processo apaixonante e descobridor de talentos.

nicolaperry's curator insight, October 5, 1:54 AM

Great idea. An hour a week but over time will build confidence and independence.

Fran Bozarth's curator insight, November 6, 12:23 PM

the educational anarchist i me love this.