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Resonate - present visual stories

Resonate - present visual stories | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it

Present visual stories that transform audiences.


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This is the future of education  And the future is now.  

#education.  Writers need to be creatve to draw audiences back to the written word.  

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Belinda Suvaal's curator insight, November 13, 2013 12:58 AM

Complete guide to storytelling. Resonate with your audiciences, how its done. Very useful, informative and entertaining #bookmark!

 

Richard Baxter's curator insight, November 15, 2013 4:47 AM

Really thought provoking stuff for Medical communications - the age old problem of how to make your presentations memorable

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, December 7, 2013 10:20 PM

love this book. and check it out

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What Type Of Innovator Are You ? New Research By Nesta

What Type Of Innovator Are You ? New Research By Nesta | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
What Type Of Innovator Are You ? A New Research By Nesta. Intelligenthq Have you ever thought about what type of innovator are you? Or if innovation a vita
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As machines are able to perform more and more mundane, but still important tasks, today's worker must bring a unique set of skills to be successful. The competition in the UK gets it, and have set up organizations to foster individual and group innovation.
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Ten Websites to Improve Your Writing Skills

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Interesting...You might have to check your ego at the door when visiting some of these sites

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The Invention Of 'The Economy'

The Invention Of 'The Economy' | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it

"Until the Great Depression, nobody talked about 'the economy.' In a sense, it hadn't been invented yet."


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A little history here, What we call the GDP is not really scientific #GDP #NationalIncome  #indicator #health

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This podcast is a great discussion on historical evolution of some standard economic measures; it is also a nice reminder that statistics such as GDP don't represent a tangible thing, but are a shaped by how we think about the world around us.  

Stephen Zimmett's curator insight, March 4, 1:54 PM

Seth Dixon has it right. 

Tracy Galvin's curator insight, April 26, 4:01 PM

The parameters of the measure of the economy are so broad that the numbers don't really mean anything. Each country counts different things. The GDP of the US cannot be compared to the GDP of other countries because the cost of living in each place is so wildly different. When compared to Japan our economies are close but compared to any country in Africa they are completely different. Measurement of the economy is not an overly useful number.

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Advice for the 20-Somethings: Start Saving For Retirement Now

Advice for the 20-Somethings: Start Saving For Retirement Now | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
If you think a 401(k) is the name of a new indie band, then we need to have a serious discussion about retirement. As you get older, the stress compounds if you didn't take steps to set up a foundation for your retirement when you were younger.
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Why educating the educators is complex

Why educating the educators is complex | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
Teaching is both craft and profession -- and more.

 

Thus teaching is a deeply social and emotional activity. You have to know your students and be able to read them quickly, and from that reading make decisions to slow down or speed up, stay with a point or return to it later, connect one student’s comment to another’s.

 

Simultaneously, you are assessing on the fly Susie’s silence, Pedro’s slump, Janelle’s uncharacteristic aggressiveness. Students are, to varying degrees, also learning from each other, learning all kinds of things, from how to carry oneself to how to multiply mixed numbers.

 

How teachers draw on this dynamic interaction varies depending on their personal style, the way they organize their rooms, and so on—but it is an ever-present part of the work they do.

 


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, December 8, 2013 8:15 AM

And why is so useful

A must reed...

Elena Orlova's curator insight, December 9, 2013 4:25 AM

Почему обучение педагогов является сложным?

DPG plc's curator insight, December 10, 2013 7:00 AM

In our expereince those who educate others and facilitate learning are great at using different tools however they must be taken on a journey that creates both confidence in using the tools and answers the WIIFM. The demands and needs of our students are changing and we need to ensure we keep up with these demands and in fact be early adopters and not laggards when it comes to change.

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42 Places You'd Rather Be Right Now

42 Places You'd Rather Be Right Now | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
By now you've flown home, stuffed your face with carbs and tryptophan, and probably crossed off half your holiday shopping list. We think you deserve a vacation from this long weekend.
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Darius Douglass's curator insight, December 2, 2013 1:42 PM

Its daydreaming season!

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Blogs: An Important Part of Your PLN

Blogs: An Important Part of Your PLN | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
Blogs play a direct and significant role in forming your Personal Learning Network (PLN ).

 

Hence, blogs are one of the most significant online tools that can help you build your professional and personal learning networks.

 

There’s no limit to the people we can connect with, be inspired by and stretch our professional wings with and blogging offers a great opportunity to do that.

 


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Additional insight into blogging

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Gust MEES's curator insight, November 14, 2013 7:31 AM

 

Hence, blogs are one of the most significant online tools that can help you build your professional and personal learning networks.

 

There’s no limit to the people we can connect with, be inspired by and stretch our professional wings with and blogging offers a great opportunity to do that.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?q=PLN

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/practice-using-blogs-for-home-work-to-get-ict-skills-and-creativity/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/01/what-you-should-know-about-blogging/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/03/25/practice/

 

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 15, 2013 5:02 AM

Very nice sharing. Thanks

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Resonate - present visual stories

Resonate - present visual stories | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it

Present visual stories that transform audiences.


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This is the future of education  And the future is now.  

#education.  Writers need to be creatve to draw audiences back to the written word.  

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Belinda Suvaal's curator insight, November 13, 2013 12:58 AM

Complete guide to storytelling. Resonate with your audiciences, how its done. Very useful, informative and entertaining #bookmark!

 

Richard Baxter's curator insight, November 15, 2013 4:47 AM

Really thought provoking stuff for Medical communications - the age old problem of how to make your presentations memorable

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, December 7, 2013 10:20 PM

love this book. and check it out

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Professionalism and Social Media

Professionalism and Social Media | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
The posts on an organization’s social media accounts reflect on it in a very public way.
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5 Ways For Freelancers to Increase Productivity - 10,000 Words

5 Ways For Freelancers to Increase Productivity - 10,000 Words | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
5 Ways For Freelancers to Increase Productivity
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Good insights on the unique responsibilties that freedom creates for entrepreneurs and creative minds. #productivity #discipline
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Jupiter, King of Planets, Dominates Night Sky This Week - Yahoo News

Jupiter, King of Planets, Dominates Night Sky This Week - Yahoo News | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
I don't know what it means, but if you can view Jupiter with a naked eye, it has to exert some electromagnetic force on the earth. That is what astrology claims. I can agree with that.&...
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Mindset | How can you change from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset?

Mindset | How can you change from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset? | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, February 18, 12:56 PM

Carol Dwek's Mindset is based on a lot of research she has done over the years. It has applications throughout higher education. 

Parent Cortical Mass's curator insight, February 19, 8:19 AM

nice set of links about Carol Dweck's Mindset Theory.  Every parent needs to know what Carol Dweck discovered in her research.  

Jaimee's curator insight, March 5, 10:09 AM

So one who wants to make a change must have a positive outlook on new situations or task that they are not used to?

 

This article is about how one can gain or become a part of the group that is a growth mind set. You gain success or become a better person by following these changes. 

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The Maker Movement and the Rebirth of Constructionism - Hybrid Pedagogy

The Maker Movement and the Rebirth of Constructionism - Hybrid Pedagogy | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
The culmination of my quest for more powerful learning grounded in theory and research came when recently I conducted an experiment in pushing constructionism into the digital age.

 

Constructionism is based on two types of construction. First, it asserts that learning is an active process, in which people actively construct knowledge from their experience in the world. People don’t get ideas; they make them. This aspect of construction comes from the constructivist theory of knowledge development by Jean Piaget. To Piaget’s concept, Papert added another type of construction, arguing that people construct new knowledge with particular effectiveness when they are engaged in constructing personally meaningful products.

Imagine my surprise and joy when I realized that I had arrived at constructionism prior to knowing that such a theory even existed. I believe that thousands of other educators are unknowingly working within the constructionist paradigm as well. Although many within the Maker movement are aware that it has it’s roots in constructionism, the movement is gaining impressive momentum without the majority of Makers realizing that there is a strong theoretical foundation behind their work.

 

After I came to understand this connection between my practices and the supporting theoretical framework I was better able to focus and refine my practice. Even more importantly, I felt more confident and powerful in forging ahead with further experiments in the learning situations I design for my learners.

 


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Marco Pozzi's curator insight, February 23, 11:27 AM

Molto interessante!!

Deanya Lattimore Schempp's curator insight, February 23, 11:10 PM

from hybridpedagogy.com a new online journal. 

Leah Lesley Christensen's curator insight, February 28, 2:20 AM

Yes, I agree !

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Valley of the Kings -- National Geographic

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Read about the mysteries of Egypt's Valley of the Kings and learn if archaeologists think there are more treasure to be found in this article from National Geographic.
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The Secret of Writing Faster and Better Content for Your Business Blog

The Secret of Writing Faster and Better Content for Your Business Blog | Critical thinking and writing | Scoop.it
Writing on your business blog is essential to become an authority in your niche. However finding the time to create quality content for your business blog can be a huge challenge.
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Grammatically Speaking

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Think you’ve got a good grasp of grammar? Prove it! Test yourself with Grammatically speaking, the interactive grammar quiz. (Take the @StaplesCanada’s grammar quiz, if you like to geek out a bit on some grammar rules!
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Hawaii’s Secret (and not so secret)Beaches

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Most people considering a visit to Hawaii know we have a lot of beaches here.  Our six major islands all are completely rimmed with beaches, and all the (Hawaii’s Secret (and not so secret)Beaches http://t.co/9jzNuIuzg6...

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