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22 Interactive Lessons to Bring Earth Day to Life

22 Interactive Lessons to Bring Earth Day to Life | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Some great resources to bring environmental science alive in the classroom.

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Wonderful ideas here!

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Character Minutes's curator insight, April 7, 8:45 PM

Several will emphasize character traits of thriftiness and/or resourcefulness.

Diane Johnson's curator insight, April 9, 8:28 AM

Nice range of topics to be used for Earth Day or with many topics aligned to the NGSS.

El Futuro deWaukesha's curator insight, April 18, 12:04 AM

Some great ideas

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Not Just Group Work -- Productive Group Work!

Not Just Group Work -- Productive Group Work! | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
To ensure productive group work, teachers must communicate expectations, strategically build groups, structure activities, scaffold work with a supportive classroom culture, and stress individual accountability.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 30, 10:40 AM

Without forgetting the relational nature of learning and teaching. Is it accountability or responsibility? Or is it a combining both? Judith Butler speaks about giving an account of one's self which is the way we respond and are responsible for learning.

 

 

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ma. isabel olguín vega's curator insight, September 30, 6:37 PM

grupo de trabajo productivo en el aula  @barbirimoo

Quran Coaching's curator insight, October 1, 3:21 AM

The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
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#quran #onlineQuran #islam #Tajweed

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Top ten ways to start with “maker education” | Invent To Learn

Top ten ways to start with “maker education” | Invent To Learn | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it

"This is possibly the question I hear most frequently – “Where do I start incorporating making in my classroom?” I wish there was a single, simple answer! But here are a couple of ideas of where to start."


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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 24, 5:31 PM

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/


Michail Darley's curator insight, August 25, 7:27 PM

Want to add some oomph to project possibilities?

There is a succinct summary of the 'maker education' idea and a lot of useful links (some free video training sites).

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 25, 8:06 PM

Quite often we are not inventing. We are extending what students understand already.

 

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The Importance of Asking Questions to Promote Higher-Order Competencies

The Importance of Asking Questions to Promote Higher-Order Competencies | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
How to use open-ended, close-ended, and a double question technique to inspire deeper thinking in your students.
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"...schools often do not ask the range of questions children need to grow to their potential. In this column and the next, using the story of Goldilocks and The Three Bears, we can learn from Irv about how to improve our question asking so that students learn more from text and from the world around them."

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Coaching v mentoring: what works best for teachers?

Coaching v mentoring: what works best for teachers? | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Teacher Andrew Jones explains the difference between coaching and mentoring, and how they suit different professional development needs


Coaching, on the other hand, consists of peer-to-peer discussions that provide the person being coached with objective feedback on their strengths and weaknesses in areas chosen by them. While discussion is led by the coach, they ask questions that allow the professional seeking advice to reflect on their practice and set their own goals for improvement. This is the opposite of mentoring as the coach does not evaluate, judge or set targets, and the person being coached is in full control of the discussion.


Unlike mentoring, coaching also gives the recipient more say on the direction of their professional development and encourages them to take more ownership of their CPD.


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june holley's curator insight, August 12, 7:47 AM

This is a distinction that is important for developing network leaders.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, August 13, 10:46 AM

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Sandrine Delage (Borgé)'s curator insight, August 14, 3:06 AM

Les termes de coaching et mentoring sont souvent utilisés et je n'avais pas vraiment réfléchi à la différence des deux approches. Si elles se basent toutes deux sur des échanges informels, elles ont un périmètre et des objectifs différents très bien expliqués dans l'article.

 

Cela va m'aider dans le mentoring que j'effectue autour du digital, activité que j'ai acceptée sant trop connaître les principes.

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What is a Flipped Classroom Infographic | Daily Edventures

What is a Flipped Classroom Infographic | Daily Edventures | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
The concept of a Flipped Classroom has been discussed quite a bit here at Daily Edventures. At its core, the Flipped Classroom is about changing the dynamics of the classroom. The lecture becomes homework, and time in ...
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INFOGRAPHIC: Who Uses Student Data? | Data Quality Campaign

INFOGRAPHIC: Who Uses Student Data? | Data Quality Campaign | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
The DQC is a national, collaborative effort to improve the availability and use of high-quality education data to improve student achievement.
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The Data Quality Campaign is a must follow organization for school administrators, parents and the edtech industry. 

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Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher | Part two

Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher | Part two | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
How can we expect students to aspire to be great if we are not also aspiring for greatness?

 

Learn more:

 

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

 

 


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There are so many resources available to educators today. Great teachers are great learners too.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 30, 8:55 AM

Learn more:


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


Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 30, 9:07 PM

I did not want to be a great teacher. I wanted to be a teacher.

 

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10 Tips To Build Your Professional Learning Community Infographic

10 Tips To Build Your Professional Learning Community Infographic | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
The How To Build Your Professional Learning Community Infographic presents how you can curate your own professional learning community.

 

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- http://www.scoop.it/webwizard

 


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Good advice not just for educators but for all of us!

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Chris Carter's curator insight, July 15, 7:47 PM

So very true.

Profleluherne's curator insight, July 16, 5:59 AM

Bon, là il me manque le blog

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, July 16, 8:44 AM

For more resources on Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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Educator as a Design Thinker

Educator as a Design Thinker | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
   Resources for Educator as a Design Thinker Ideo. (n.d.).  Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit - Pfau, P. (2014).  Rethinking Education with Design Thinking - Speicher, S. (2013).  Design Think...

 

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

 


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Enrique Robles's curator insight, May 30, 11:54 AM

This is article is interesting.

NOTRE DAME SCHOOL's curator insight, May 31, 9:13 AM

Visualize your thinking and reach a bigger audience!

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, May 31, 11:32 AM

perfeita combinação: educadores como desenhistas de pensamento (designers thinkers).


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Flipgrid - for short video discussions

Flipgrid - for short video discussions | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Flipgrid is simple: Teachers create grids of short discussion-style questions that students respond to through recorded videos. Flipgrid boosts community and social presence in face-to-face, hybrid, and online classrooms.

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Interesting

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Peg Gillard's curator insight, April 5, 5:21 PM

Looks like it has many possibilities.

Sally Tilley's curator insight, April 6, 7:56 PM

A handy tool to share discussions and create 'buy in' on relevant issues, thank you for sharing!

Ángeles GUTIÉRREZ's curator insight, April 14, 1:15 PM

Los profesores crean redes de preguntas y los alumnos responden a  través de videos.

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7 Big Hurdles In Education and Ideas For Solving Them

7 Big Hurdles In Education and Ideas For Solving Them | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Seven challenges facing schools trying to shake up the education paradigm and solutions to push forward.

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There are more than 7 hurdles but this Infographic underscores the need for the education community to embrace change. 

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, April 4, 11:51 AM

An infographic can hardly contain enough space to tackle the big, hairy challenges of American education. But the non-profit, Digital Promise, has tried to identify some of the biggest challenges — and ideas for solutions — identified by the 46 schools in their League of Innovative Schools that are trying new techniques. They address issues like competency-based learning and personalized professional development, as well as students’ ownership of their learning.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, April 5, 2:06 PM

7 Big Hurdles In Education and Ideas For Solving Them

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21 Types of Content Your Social Media Followers Crave

21 Types of Content Your Social Media Followers Crave | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
As Google is slowly killing traditional SEO link building methods we are seeing a wave of content marketing adoption taking over the internet. Google wants you to earn links, not build them. For yo...

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Steve Baker's curator insight, March 31, 8:08 AM

Emotive subjects are more likely to be shared on social media. Whilst this would certainly true for Facebook, I'm not convinced wrt LI.

La Boite à Donuts's curator insight, April 2, 11:58 AM

Ne reste plus qu'à intégrer ces éléments dans sa stratégie de contenu :-).

 

Pour aller plus loin : www.laboiteadonuts.fr/formations !

David Alexander's curator insight, April 6, 10:10 AM

 Great list for remembering what  compels us to consume this thing called social media. 

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The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher (Infographic)

The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher (Infographic) | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
This infographic featured on eLearning Infographics was created by Daily Genius, and shows 7 vital characteristics of the digital_savvy teacher." Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not a...
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The second bullet isn't written well, but all the points are spot-on. 

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Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
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Help students learn on their own.

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If you aren't familiar with Gooru, it's time to get with the program. Millions of free, curated resources for learning. Check this new collection out!

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Teens in Public / Online: It’s Complicated

Teens in Public / Online: It’s Complicated | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
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One of the best known researchers on social media, danah boyd’s first book draws on years worth of interviews with teens. It’s Complicated is an ethnography, one that seeks to introduce, analyze, and most importantly perhaps translate teen culture — specifically “the social lives of networked teens.” 

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Educator, Learner | You’ve Got the Wrong Idea

Educator, Learner | You’ve Got the Wrong Idea | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
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Good insight from Brian Bennett. The #edtech world full of the latest shiny THING (read app). Transformation is good - plan for the future, work with all stakeholders to truly impact change, drive sustainable student learning. 

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Educator, Learner | Improving Questions, Part 1 - Educator, Learner

Educator, Learner | Improving Questions, Part 1 - Educator, Learner | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Part of the struggle in helping students become better questioners is that teachers are rarely trained in methods which can be used to develop those skills.
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"I think part of the struggle in helping students become better askers of questions is that we, as teachers, are rarely trained in methods which can be used to help develop those skills." 

An excellent read and a well thought-out  argument for using technology to expand classroom opportunities. 

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Microsoft Puts Data Privacy on Its Branding Agenda

Microsoft Puts Data Privacy on Its Branding Agenda | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
By backing research and speaking out on the topic, the technology giant is encouraging school officials across the country to demand strong student-data privacy.

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After the demise of InBloom the conversation is turning to data privacy despite the federal laws in place that already protect student data. Good conversation to have and interested to see how it all shakes out. 

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Carolyn Wiberg's curator insight, July 16, 10:47 AM

I find the evolution of this conversation fascinating albeit questionable.  So much had to happen to force this focus and it was short sighted to think it didn't have to start here.  The question remains, what is the motivation behind it?  While it may be obvious, I'm certain there are  and will be a lot of opinions about it.

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Student Autonomy

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Empowering Students In the Classroom

 

When I think of change that needs to happen in Education, my immediate thought goes toward student autonomy. To be autonomous as a student is to be able to independently manage the freedom one has in the classroom, while maintaining a harmonious relationship with the teacher.

 

For a student to be autonomous, a student must realize:

They have a voiceTheir voice mattersIt will be heardIt will make a difference

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 30, 9:00 PM

This fits by 100% my meaning also!

When I think of change that needs to happen in Education, my immediate thought goes toward student autonomy. To be autonomous as a student is to be able to independently manage the freedom one has in the classroom, while maintaining a harmonious relationship with the teacher.

For a student to be autonomous, a student must realize:

  • They have a voice
  • Their voice matters
  • It will be heard
  • It will make a difference


Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 1, 12:54 PM

Student autonomy happens with teacher autonomy. Gert Biesta proposes democracy happens in classrooms where it is lived and modeled. It is not a distant process. The word is not autonomy but emancipation which is responsible for the Other and the world we live in.

Stevi Quate's curator insight, July 2, 9:28 AM

When John McDermott and I wrote Clock Watchers and The Just Right Challenge, we wrote about empowering students and captured similar ideas to this posting. Since these ideas aren't new and seem to be shared widely, I wonder why these ideas aren't the norm in classrooms that we watch.

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To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Why haven't education reform efforts amounted to much? Because they start with the wrong problem, says John Abbott, director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative. Overhauling the educational paradigm means replacing the metaphor — the concept of the world and its inhabitants as machine-like entities — that has shaped the education system, as well as many other aspects of our culture.

 

Creating “Collaborative Learning Communities”

“It is essential to view learning as a total community responsibility,” he says, and to expect no short cuts. Children need to be integrated, fully contributing members of the broader community, so they can feel useful and valued. (It is not just the children who need this, he adds; healthy communities also need children.)

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On a practical level, the most powerful lever for change, Abbott says, is people coming together to “rethink the role of community in the learning process,” agreeing how to divide up responsibilities among professional teachers and other community members, and then launching small pilot projects that are true to their new vision. These efforts will build on each other, he says, and large-scale change will follow.


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Thinking  outside the box that has been public education since it's inception. This is a good read. 

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june holley's curator insight, April 7, 2:59 PM
Not just for people involved in education!
Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, April 11, 1:32 PM

Educación y Sociedad

Bibiana Vargas's curator insight, April 13, 4:05 PM

Overschooled and undereducated.  Love the statement. Thinking of borrowing it soon.

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22 Interactive Lessons to Bring Earth Day to Life

22 Interactive Lessons to Bring Earth Day to Life | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Some great resources to bring environmental science alive in the classroom.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Wonderful ideas here!

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Character Minutes's curator insight, April 7, 8:45 PM

Several will emphasize character traits of thriftiness and/or resourcefulness.

Diane Johnson's curator insight, April 9, 8:28 AM

Nice range of topics to be used for Earth Day or with many topics aligned to the NGSS.

El Futuro deWaukesha's curator insight, April 18, 12:04 AM

Some great ideas

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The dangers of using outdated software

The dangers of using outdated software | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it
Buy something and keep it long enough, and in time it will become vintage: cool, unique and a throwback to days gone by. But while vintage w...

 

Keeping software up-to-date is a critical piece of the overall business security picture. Outdated software contains security flaws which cybercriminals can use as avenues to infiltrate the corporate network.


70 to 80 percent of the top ten malware detected by F-Secure Labs could have been prevented with up-to-date software.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 2, 4:47 PM


70 to 80 percent of the top ten malware detected by F-Secure Labs could have been prevented with up-to-date software.


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5 ideas to make the most of teacher evaluation

5 ideas to make the most of teacher evaluation | Creating Personalized Learning Environments | Scoop.it

There’s been a lot of news about the Gates Foundation recently released guiding principles to policymakers and practitioners who plan to implement new teacher evaluation models. If your school or district is turning toward such an evaluation model you'll want to consider some ideas to keep in mind to best support your professional growth. 


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Supporting professional development and encouraging in-depth, fair and constructive educator evaluations in the best interest of the teacher, the school and the students. 

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