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9 iPad Tutorials Teachers should not Miss ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

9 iPad Tutorials Teachers should not Miss ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education &co | Scoop.it

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Call for contributions, Open Education Week 2013

Open Education Week is a five-day celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its purpose is to raise awareness of both the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Participation in all events and use of all resources is free and open to anyone.

The Open Education Week Organizing Committee invites your participation in the second annual Open Education Week, 11-15 March 2013, to be marked by online and in-person events around the world. Contribute a virtual tour of your open education project, a webinar, links to resources, host a local event or propose something creative. To contribute, simply fill out the web form at www.openeducationweek.org by 18 January 2013. All contributions must use an open license that allows for reuse and modification.

Visit www.openeducationweek.org for more information and for archives of Open Education Week 2012. Open Education Week is coordinated by the OCW Consortium.

via Mary Lou Forward, OCW Consortium

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A New Way to Help Students Learn Course Vocabulary | Faculty Focus

A New Way to Help Students Learn Course Vocabulary | Faculty Focus | Education &co | Scoop.it
Most college students struggle with the vocabulary of our disciplines. In their various electronic exchanges, they do not use a lot of multisyllabic, difficult-to-pronounce words.
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The redundant pyramid: how hierarchical learning structures are collapsing

The redundant pyramid: how hierarchical learning structures are collapsing | Education &co | Scoop.it
The pyramidal view of learning is where you stand at the top and pour the knowledge down the sides, reaching ever increasing numbers of people as the truth flows out from it’s source. I think...

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Beau Lotto + Amy O’Toole: Science is for everyone, kids included | Video on TED.com

TED Talks What do science and play have in common? Neuroscientist Beau Lotto thinks all people (kids included) should participate in science and, through the process of discovery, change perceptions.

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Could This Be Your Classroom Of The Future?

Could This Be Your Classroom Of The Future? | Education &co | Scoop.it
We've been trying to figure out what the classroom of the future will look like for, well, years. But it's been all discussion, analysis, and data. Lame, right? Time for a visualization!

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Differentiated Instruction: Helping Every Child Succeed

Differentiated Instruction: Helping Every Child Succeed | Education &co | Scoop.it

Differentiated Instruction: Helping Every Child Succeed ("I can go home every night and know that we have positively impacted the life of a child.


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University of the People - the first tution-free Online University | eLearning

University of the People - the first tution-free Online University | eLearning | Education &co | Scoop.it

Interesting Paradigm Shift.


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Learner Focused

Learner Focused | Education &co | Scoop.it

"Learning should take on a life of it’s own and my focus is to push people to learn about what they are interested in and help guide them in the process"

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Ookaboo: Free Pictures of Everything on Earth

Ookaboo: Free Pictures of Everything on Earth | Education &co | Scoop.it

Images in Ookaboo are public domain or creative commons and can be used freely for blogs, web sites, schoolwork, publications, and other creative projects.


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3 Secrets to Motivating Students

3 Secrets to Motivating Students | Education &co | Scoop.it
Motivation is one of the most important things that you need to accomplish in your classroom on a daily basis. With these helpful tips, you'll be able to motivate your students to learn.
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Mapping Media to the Curriculum » What do you want to CREATE today?

Mapping Media to the Curriculum » What do you want to CREATE today? | Education &co | Scoop.it

Wes Freyer's awesome interactive resource for product-based learning.

 

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Great examples how one can use 21st Century tools in the classroom while every part is well described with "Definition", *Workflow", *Tools", "Workshop Description"... This is how it should be, take it as a very good practice example!

 

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Read more, a MUST:

http://maps.playingwithmedia.com/

 


Via Lisa Johnson , Nesrin Ouis, juandoming, Gust MEES, Aki Puustinen, Dr. Joan McGettigan, Digital Maverick, John Evans
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Ariel Muñoz Prado's curator insight, January 11, 2013 11:22 AM

¿No estaremos hablando de una Educación Transmedia? De mejorar la experiencia del usuario universitario, combinar conocimientos y TIC`s en la construcción del conocimiento en el aula...

Paula Correia's curator insight, April 29, 2013 2:23 PM

"Como educadores do século 21, devemos oferecer oportunidades para que os alunos demonstrem o domínio e compreensão do currículo, não só com texto, mas também com imagens, áudio e vídeo".Wesley Fryer.

Website muito interessante que disponibiliza : definições, video exemplos, WORKFLOW, Ferramentas e tutoriais (Mapa de médias para o currículo)

 

Melissa Cooper's curator insight, October 8, 2013 10:14 AM

A great resource list for a variety of tools

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Deeper Learning: A Collaborative Classroom Is Key

Deeper Learning: A Collaborative Classroom Is Key | Education &co | Scoop.it
Edutopia consulting editor Rebecca Alber examines the (RT @GETideas: Deeper Learning: A Collaborative Classroom Is Key - http://t.co/wSLZ0Esg \ @edutopia #education)...
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Brain Research: Adolescents Learn More in Cooperative Groups

Brain Research: Adolescents Learn More in Cooperative Groups | Education &co | Scoop.it
Judy Willis, a neurologist & middle grades teacher, says adolescent brains learn more through interactive, interdependent group work.

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Ten common myths about teaching | Featured on eSchool News | eSchoolNews.com

Ten common myths about teaching | Featured on eSchool News | eSchoolNews.com | Education &co | Scoop.it
It seems everyone has an opinion about teachers and their profession these days … and most of them aren’t teachers.

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Joe Gruber's curator insight, March 9, 2014 9:27 PM

These are some of the many misconceptions of teaching...and I must admit I used to also believe these myths, but not any more! Identifying myths and misconceptions is a vital part of becoming an effective educator! What are some of the misconceptions/myths you used to have about education?

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GRAMMAR CITY & Punctuation Signs

GRAMMAR CITY & Punctuation Signs | Education &co | Scoop.it

Perfect for teaching those students who may be struggling a bit in English

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40 Ways Education Technology Will Be Used In The Future

40 Ways Education Technology Will Be Used In The Future | Education &co | Scoop.it
What will classrooms look like in the year 2040? What will be the biggest and most popular teaching tools? A dazzling (but potentially controversial) visualization maps out what's coming to education in the future.

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An IEP for Every Student? Using Technology to Provide Truly Differentiated Instruction | District Administration Magazine

News, Articles and Community for district-level decision makers in K-12 education. Magazine published monthly, with daily news and blogs and online content. Archives available. (An IEP for Every Student?

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20 Incredible TED Talks You Should Show Your High School Students

20 Incredible TED Talks You Should Show Your High School Students | Education &co | Scoop.it
These 20 videos, full of enlightening lessons from around the world, are bound to make class time more interesting.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Tom Perran
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How to Use Twitter to Grow Your PLN

How to Use Twitter to Grow Your PLN | Education &co | Scoop.it

A great way to grow your Personal Learning Community. Join conversations and indulge in a free PD community!

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Iconic Skylines

Iconic Skylines | Education &co | Scoop.it

These skylines are not to scale, but are composite skylines to groups together the iconic representations of the particular cities into one.  Thanks to APHG teacher Ricard Giddens, here are some U.S. skylines. 


Tags: urban, Paris, London, place, tourism.


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Thomas Schmeling's comment, October 29, 2012 9:01 AM
How about one for Providence??
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Online Icon Maker = Free Icon Creator

Online Icon Maker = Free Icon Creator | Education &co | Scoop.it

Online Icon Maker is a free tool, developed to create simple favicons and badges within minutes.


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PowerPoint for Teachers - Creating A Jeopardy-Type Game

Learn how to create Jeopardy-type trivia games for your students.

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jasperbloemsma's comment, October 28, 2012 12:35 PM
Really simple, there is a better and more beautifull way to do that!!