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Harnessing learning theories for the mobile platform: A m-learning perspective - e-Learning Feeds

Harnessing learning theories for the mobile platform: A m-learning perspective - e-Learning Feeds | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"With the growing utility of mobiles devices in our everyday lives, the training and learning industry is realizing that learners are spending a large chunk …"

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Six virtual field trips to give lesson plans a boost

Six virtual field trips to give lesson plans a boost | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Don't have the budget to travel the world? That doesn't mean students have to miss out! ..."

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 27, 4:21 PM

Do you teach elementary or middle school? Are you looking for experiences for your students that will provide them the opportunity to travel to and learn the planets, the White House, national parks and much more?

This post provides links to six websites that provide virtual field trips. The majority of the trips are geared to students from grades 3 - 8, but check them out. You may find that they are great for your class.

Consider visiting Colonial Williamsburg, check out Global Trek from Scholastic where you can design a "fake" trip by visiting many places in the world and much more.

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The best tools and apps for flipped learning classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The best tools and apps for flipped learning classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it
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Flip, blend and serve up a more enticing education through technology

Flip, blend and serve up a more enticing education through technology | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

""Blended learning incorporates a mix of traditional face-to-face learning with digital learning techniques. One increasingly popular specialized version of blended learning, the “Flipped Classroom,” has been garnering a lot of attention lately as it sees increasing rates of adoption. In fact, the widely respected 2014 NMC Horizon Report lists the Flipped Classroom as a technology that is positioned for widespread adoption this year and next ..."

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Job applicants admit more to a computer avatar, says U.S. government study

Job applicants admit more to a computer avatar, says U.S. government study | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Applying for a U.S. government job? You'll have to answer questions on drug use, criminal activity, and your loyalty to the U.S.A. And thanks to a government study, you might answer to an on-screen avatar, rather than a paper questionnaire ..."

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Twenty things educators need to know about digital literacy skills

Twenty things educators need to know about digital literacy skills | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curriculum ..."

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Karolyn van Putten's curator insight, July 26, 1:23 PM

What's more important: content (i.e., facts, theories, people) or the processes by which we embrace/locate/study/learn about content?

Maureen Greenbaum's curator insight, July 27, 9:07 AM
5 Teaching Practices That Destroy Digital Literacy

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15 Habits to Cultivate in Your Students
Eeva Kurttila-Matero's curator insight, Today, 4:46 AM

"Digitaalinen lukutaito ei ole tietotekniikkaa, se on teknologian käyttöä ajattelun kehittämiseen. Jos kriittisen ajattelun taidot eivät vielä ole olennainen osa oppilaittesi tietoyhteiskuntavalmiuksia, sinun on aika pohtia opetusstrategioitasi."

 

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Clever crow knows exactly how to solve different puzzles to get food

Clever crow knows exactly how to solve different puzzles to get food | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"I love it when animals can solve puzzles and problems that I can't even figure out ..."

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The next big tech: Bringing 3D printing to the classroom - eCampus News

The next big tech: Bringing 3D printing to the classroom - eCampus News | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Parents and teachers alike are encouraged to not only explore their own curiosity in 3D printing, but encourage their kids and students to do the same ..."

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106 Twitter guide for newbies to expert - Enjoy! | The Recruitment Guru, #1 Recruitment Mentor for Recruiter and Companies

106 Twitter guide for newbies to expert - Enjoy! | The Recruitment Guru, #1 Recruitment Mentor for Recruiter and Companies | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"106 Twitter Guides for Newbies to Expert. Enjoy! ..."

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Measuring innovation in education - Books - OECD iLibrary

Measuring innovation in education - Books - OECD iLibrary | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Do teachers innovate? Do they try different pedagogical approaches? Are practices within classrooms and educational organisations changing? ..."

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Learning that lasts: Helping students remember and use what you teach

Learning that lasts: Helping students remember and use what you teach | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"How often do you hear the following sentiments from students?

• “I won’t ever use anything I am learning in this class, but I have to take it to graduate.”
• “I don’t care about this class ..."

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Schools are gobbling up Chromebooks: 1 million sold in three months

Schools are gobbling up Chromebooks: 1 million sold in three months | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Schools bought more than 1 million Chromebooks -- budget laptops that run Chrome OS -- in the second quarter of 2014, Google announced on Monday ..."

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Applying the modality principle in e-learning | B Online Learning Blog

Applying the modality principle in e-learning | B Online Learning Blog | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"In a recent e-learning workshop, I was asked if it was really worthwhile using audio in our online modules. The person who asked the question had previous negative experiences where audio was used. It reminded me of the ..."


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Future of management education · Innovation in business education · Australian Business Deans Council

Future of management education · Innovation in business education · Australian Business Deans Council | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Australian business deans embrace change and innovation ..."

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Angry Birds: the story behind iPhone's gaming phenomenon - Telegraph

Angry Birds: the story behind iPhone's gaming phenomenon - Telegraph | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Every day, millions of man hours are spent playing Angry Birds. Could this fiendishly silly game really become bigger than Mickey Mouse? ..."

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Twenty terrible reasons for lecturing

Twenty terrible reasons for lecturing | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"One reason for lecturers not responding to their everyday experience is, I believe, their ignorance of alternatives. If you can't imagine what else you might do than lecture, then it hardly matters what your everyday experience is telling you. Lecturing is taken for granted..."

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Wonder what more recent literature would suggest (on lecturing as a teaching tool).

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 27, 3:23 AM

Every lecturer should read this.


Heidi Hutchison's curator insight, July 27, 7:42 AM

All educators should read this! Great in thinking about presenting any info.Makes me think of all school faculty meetings and how we could do it differently!

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Twenty new facts about flipped learning in higher ed - eCampus News

Twenty new facts about flipped learning in higher ed - eCampus News | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"According to a 2014 research and case study review, there are roughly 20 new things higher education faculty and leaders should know about Flipped Learning ..."

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Eleven great apps to enhance your Evernote ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Eleven great apps to enhance your Evernote ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it


"Evernote is a powerful note taking web tool and mobile app. It is definitely an elemental component of teachers workflow. I have been using it for a few years now and I just can't live without it now.Evernote enables you to take notes in both text and audio format ..."

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Twenty-two apps to make videos in the classroom

Twenty-two apps to make videos in the classroom | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"22 of the newest--and best--apps to make videos in the classroom ..."

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How to self-publish a book

How to self-publish a book | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Twenty years ago, if you were a new author interested in getting your book published, you had to shop it around with publishers and hope that someone, eventually, might not reject you. But nowadays you can choose to self-publish anything you'd like ..."

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There's finally an intelligent alternative to Barbie little girls may actually want to play with

There's finally an intelligent alternative to Barbie little girls may actually want to play with | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Real women make real dolls ..."

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The DIY world of maker tools and their uses

The DIY world of maker tools and their uses | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"From new technology to everyday materials to rebooting school woodshop and home ec classes, makerspaces challenge students to open their minds and expand their skillsets ..."

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Researchers target low-cost avatar technology - Voice of America

Researchers target low-cost avatar technology - Voice of America | Creative teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"According to Ari Shapiro, a research scientist at University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies, that technology is just around the corner ..."

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Sixty inspiring examples of Twitter in the classroom - OnlineUniversities.com