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What’s Going On Inside the Brain When We Play Music?

What’s Going On Inside the Brain When We Play Music? | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Playing an instrument requires almost every part of the brain at the same time. The diversity of neuro-pathways developed may help musicians solve problems more
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SocialTools.ru - реклама в соц.медиа: Вы любите - мы платим!

SocialTools.ru - реклама в соц.медиа: Вы любите - мы платим! | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Сервис SocialTools.Ru – рекламный сервис, служащий площадкой для взаимодействия пользователей различных социальных сетей с рекламодателями, желающими разместить свою рекламу на страницах пользователей (#СОЦИАЛКИ = #БАБКИ - проект улет!
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A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator

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A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator – Using social media in 21st century classrooms Read more...
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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 2, 2014 6:42 AM

Well... not far from true, or at least not far from a good approach to a good professional performance today

cioccas's curator insight, May 2, 2014 8:19 PM

Sounds like my day! :-)

Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 31, 2014 10:45 PM

I love this! Get connected people!!

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Visual Featuring The 6 Benefits of Mind Maps

Visual Featuring The 6 Benefits of Mind Maps | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
“ Excellent Visual Featuring The 6 Benefits of Mind Maps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on PLN.gr curated by Elena Elliniadou (Excellent Visual Featuring The 6 Benefits of Mind Maps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit...”
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 1, 2014 8:23 AM

This reminds me...wanna check out the latest version of Personal Brain.

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Digital Citizenship MOOC 2014

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Massive Open Online Classes Need to Go Back to Their Airy-Fairy Roots - The Slatest

Massive Open Online Classes Need to Go Back to Their Airy-Fairy Roots - The Slatest | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
The Slatest Massive Open Online Classes Need to Go Back to Their Airy-Fairy Roots The Slatest But announcements are not results, and MOOCs, hailed as the saviors of higher education when they burst into public awareness in 2012, have had trouble...
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MOOCs Are Fast Becoming A Worldwide Phenomena - Huffington Post

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MOOCs Are Fast Becoming A Worldwide Phenomena
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According to a new Forum on MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), there are over 500 such initiatives in the world.
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Back to the Future: How College Classrooms Can Compete With MOOCs - TIME

Back to the Future: How College Classrooms Can Compete With MOOCs - TIME | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Back to the Future: How College Classrooms Can Compete With MOOCs TIME Fareed Zakaria, TIME's editor at large, opened the TIME Summit on Higher Education on Thursday evening in New York City by reminding his audience that “eight of our top 10...
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27 Easy Ways To Encourage Teamwork In School

27 Easy Ways To Encourage Teamwork In School | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
We're all in this together and figuring out how to encourage teamwork in school is something every administrator, teacher, and student should know how to do.
The post 27 Easy Ways To Encourage Teamwork In School appeared first on Edudemic.
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The Inverted Classroom

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The "cool" origins of flipping — Last week I published an essay on the flipped classroom, arguing that condensation and abstraction might be better descriptions of what happens in such a classroom than flipping.
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‘Farm to Brain’: Locavore Education vs. MOOCs

‘Farm to Brain’: Locavore Education vs. MOOCs | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
We are in the midst of the MOOC-ification of higher education. Depending on your response to massive open online courses, they represent either a promising future or the downfall of higher education.
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The Condensed Classroom

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"Flipped" classrooms don't invert traditional learning so much as abstract it — Originally published at The Atlantic Some promote MOOCS as the future of lower-cost higher eduction, while others lament them a solutionist privatization of educational...
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Using Rubrics for Student Assessment

Using Rubrics for Student Assessment | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Did you ever hear a student say, “I wish I understood what the professor wanted with this assignment?”  Have your students ever asked how you came to a specific grade?
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Do You have the Personality To Be an Inquiry-Based Teacher?

Do You have the Personality To Be an Inquiry-Based Teacher? | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
“ If an inquiry-based system is to succeed, we’ll need really good human beings in the classroom who know their field, but who also radiate the kind of positive, non-judgmental love that helps students open their minds and hearts.”
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 29, 2014 6:19 PM

Check this out! 

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Challenging Work Is Essential to Deep, Meaningful Learning

Challenging Work Is Essential to Deep, Meaningful Learning | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Pushing students to go beyond what they think they can do is at the core of good teaching. Challenging tasks keep students engaged and curious to learn more, driving their learning to new depths.
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MOOC to cultivate networked textbook Part 2 – experience U a practical example

MOOC to cultivate networked textbook Part 2 – experience U a practical example | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Because we had nothing else to do, we launched a new (maybeM)OOC this week. It’s called Experience U and it’s intended for first time university students.
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MOOCs to cultivate networked textbooks part 1

MOOCs to cultivate networked textbooks part 1 | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
I’ve been banging up against this idea both for a paper and for the xedbook… and I’ve finally decided that I’m going to need to blog it out before it makes any clear sense to me.
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A Student Says No to Standardized Testing

A Student Says No to Standardized Testing | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Contemporary America is constantly working toward diversity. We have become an accepting group that recognizes difference in politics, race, religion, and love.
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Yes we need to demonstrate if learning was successful of not. However if the test is too much geared towards "objectivity" and "repeatability" we may expect sub optimal strategies at the teachers and the learners; Finally the test will be taught and learned rather than the domain.

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Free Online Classes Are an Unsustainable Gimmick. Here's a Better Idea. - Slate Magazine

Free Online Classes Are an Unsustainable Gimmick. Here's a Better Idea. - Slate Magazine | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Free Online Classes Are an Unsustainable Gimmick. Here's a Better Idea.
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All Hail MOOCs! Just Don't Ask if They Actually Work - TIME

All Hail MOOCs! Just Don't Ask if They Actually Work - TIME | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
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All Hail MOOCs! Just Don't Ask if They Actually Work TIME MOOCs alone—as opposed to other kinds of online classes, including those with limited enrollment and for which tuition is charged—are growing so quickly, it's impossible to know...
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WikiBrains for crowd-sourced brainstorming and discovery

WikiBrains for crowd-sourced brainstorming and discovery | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Brainstorming can be hard, especially when we approach a new topic with limited context and vocabulary.  (Well maybe not as hard as it is for those two guys.)
Many of us are still grieving over Google’s WonderWheel.
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Inside university: a caterer's view

Inside university: a caterer's view | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
Students are like regulars coming into their local, says university caterer Leanne Jones – we need to make them feel at home
I love the start of a new academic year.
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The Astonishing Plan to Blast a Rocket Into a Jupiter Moon, Searching for Life

The Astonishing Plan to Blast a Rocket Into a Jupiter Moon, Searching for Life | Convincing Examples of Moocs | Scoop.it
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