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Transforming education through imagination and creativity - CBS News

Transforming education through imagination and creativity - CBS News | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
Education reformer Sir Ken Robinson explains why standardizing education is alienating teachers and students in his new book, "Creative Schools"
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Students become Creators of Technology with MAD-Learn - YouTube

Learn more about MAD-Learn, hear from students about the apps that they have created, and listen to what other educators across the country have to say about... (@ElemEdDept Agreed!
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Creative Educator - The New Bloom’s

Creative Educator - The New Bloom’s | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
As teachers, we can looks to Bloom’s Taxonomy to ensure we are providing experiences that help students develop higher levels of thinking.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 19, 2014 11:46 AM

Bloom's taxonomy provides a potentially flexible process to move teaching and learning forward with increased use of digital technologies.

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Creative Commons V4.0 for Education (new)

In 2013, we launched version 4.0 of the CC license suite and it is ready for anyone to use now to apply to their educational resources or other creative work...
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NoTosh - Design Thinking: Tools to help make thinking visible

NoTosh - Design Thinking: Tools to help make thinking visible | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
A range of tools from Nesta that can help creatives and learners to make complex processes simple
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Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
Edutopia's Made With Play series takes a look at game-like learning principles in action and commercial games in real classrooms -- and offers tips and tools for bringing them into your own practice.
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Everything I Need To Know About Education ... I Learned In Kindergarten!

Everything I Need To Know About Education ... I Learned In Kindergarten! | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
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I was recently giving a workshop at a local elementary school. Walking around and speaking to teachers and child…
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Edmodo Resources for Teachers A Comprehensive Chart ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Edmodo Resources for Teachers A Comprehensive Chart ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
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So much useful information in one place!

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The primary getting kids into binary - Telegraph

The primary getting kids into binary - Telegraph | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
Five-year-olds will soon be learning how to program computers, as part of changes in the way ICT – renamed computing – is taught, reports Nick Morrison (Computing (coding) in UK schools to encourage students to become creators not just consumers.
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Innovative Education: Make Room for "What Ifs"

Innovative Education: Make Room for "What Ifs" | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Suzie Boss highlights a science project where eighth-graders created a "robohand" after their teacher invited them to solve a real-world problem.
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9 Handy iPad Apps to Create Instructional Multimedia Materials for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

9 Handy iPad Apps to Create Instructional Multimedia Materials for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
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Students as Contributors: Digital Learning Farm | November Learning

We have powerful tools that provide students rigorous and motivating assignments and better prepare them to become more productive in our global economy.
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Blogging for authentic trans-disciplinary learning…

Blogging for authentic trans-disciplinary learning… | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
Overwhelmed by demands of mandated curricula?

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 1, 2014 6:14 PM

We need more ideas about overarching themes that emerge across curricula. They are there. One challenge is the overspecialization of teachers, but this might be overcome with collaboration.

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Reframing Failure as Iteration Allows Students to Thrive

At New York City's game-based learning school Quest to Learn, sixth graders take risks in the process of designing a Rube Goldberg machine, which enables mor...
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Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, January 18, 2014 8:27 AM

Teaching students with autism to accept being incorrect, since it is  part of the process of learning, needs to be a learning objective all on its own.

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5 Useful Free Web Tools for Project Based Learning assignments

5 Useful Free Web Tools for Project Based Learning assignments | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it
The Web provides many tools that can play a fun and helpful role in Project Based Learning Project based learning is one of many active learning methods,
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cooltoolsforschools - Creativity Tools

cooltoolsforschools - Creativity Tools | Creativity and Innovation | Scoop.it

Web 2.0 Tools that promote student creativity.


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