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A new year is upon us, and with it, another obligatory post about goals and resolutions for 2013.  As I suspect is the case for many of you, my resolutions frequently end up by the wayside – ...
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17 LinkedIn Profile Tips [Infographic] - Smart Insights Digital Marketing Advice

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Building your own personal brand means letting the world know your personality. Nonetheless, for successful branding and personal development it is important that you remain true to yourself http://sco.lt/8It39l ;

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A Whole New Engineer (The Book) is Coming

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A Whole New Engineer tells the story of engineering education change at Olin College & the University of Illinois with lessons for transformation elsewhere.
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Six Demands Parents Should Make of Their Kids | Momster

Six Demands Parents Should Make of Their Kids | Momster | Cuppa | Scoop.it
What's the number one demand that you make of your child?
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Exploring the Idea of ‘Happiness’ As Part of School Work

Exploring the Idea of ‘Happiness’ As Part of School Work | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Two schools are approaching a project about their own happiness in very different ways based on the context of their schools and lives.
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For Students, the Importance of Doing Work That Matters

For Students, the Importance of Doing Work That Matters | Cuppa | Scoop.it
If our students look at the work we’re asking them to do today and say “It doesn’t matter,” we’re missing a huge opportunity to help them become the learners they now need to be.
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Seth's Blog: "I didn't have time"

Seth's Blog: "I didn't have time" | Cuppa | Scoop.it
This actually means, "it wasn't important enough." It wasn't a high priority, fun, distracting, profitable or urgent enough to make it to the top of the list. Every few days, Twitter and Facebook soak up a billion hours of 'spare'...
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84 (And Counting) Bloom's Taxonomy Tools Worth Trying - Edudemic

84 (And Counting) Bloom's Taxonomy Tools Worth Trying - Edudemic | Cuppa | Scoop.it
We know y’all love a good list of Bloom’s Taxonomy tools. And the one we’re highlighting below isn’t only good – its growing, because it is crowdsourced by awesome teachers like you! Created by NJ Superintendent Scott Rocco, this list is chock-full of tons of different apps that can fill out just about every category of …
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Are Existing Tech Tools Effective for Teachers and Students?

Are Existing Tech Tools Effective for Teachers and Students? | Cuppa | Scoop.it
The Gates Foundation released a report today surveying teachers and students on the kinds of digital tools they'd like to see available in classrooms.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 24, 9:19 PM

This report focused on four questions:

What do teachers want and need from digital instructional tools?

How can product developers use this information to more effectively serve students, teachers, and schools?

What do we know about how teachers and districts select and purchase digital instructional tools?

What do we know about the overall market for digital instructional tools?

The report identified six instructional purposes for technology, moving from teacher-driven to student-driven and identify both a primary and a secondary benefit. The areas are:

● Deliver Instruction

● Diagnose Student Learning

● Vary Delivery Method

● Tailer Learning Experience

● Support Student Collaboration and Interactivity

● Foster Independent Practice

One piece that pops out quickly is that 54% of teachers surveyed did not find the digital tools they use effective.

Click here for the full report [PDF]

KCenter SKEMA's curator insight, April 25, 4:53 AM

"The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation just released a report detailing the results of 3,100 teacher surveys and 1,250 student surveys on the kinds of digital instruction tools that are useful and effective. The foundation has asked teachers and students what they need when it comes to digital instruction, aiming to close the communication gap between commercial developers and schools.

One of the biggest takeaways is that most teachers — 54 percent — don’t find many of the digital tools they use effective. That’s partly because teachers often aren’t making purchasing decisions. When they do have a say in tool selection they often report on its effectiveness more favorably. When asked about free products, teachers reported that free products are just as likely to be effective as the products the district purchased for them."

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What Will Happen to ‘Big Data’ In Education?

What Will Happen to ‘Big Data’ In Education? | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Privacy concerns have put the breaks on many efforts to use "big data" in education. Why are people so skittish of education data when other kinds of digital information are readily accessible?
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Seven Things Great Employers Do (That Others Don't)

Seven Things Great Employers Do (That Others Don't) | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Gallup has uncovered seven unusual, innovative, and proven tactics to create productive and profitable working environments. You're not likely to find these ideas elsewhere.

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For parents, happiness is a very high bar

For parents, happiness is a very high bar | Cuppa | Scoop.it
The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming—it's "a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic," as writer Jennifer Senior puts it. Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety? Because the goal of modern, middle-class parents—to raise happy children—is so elusive. In this honest talk, she offers some kinder and more achievable aims.
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Are "Vision" and "Division" Opposing Forces at Your School?

Are "Vision" and "Division" Opposing Forces at Your School? | Cuppa | Scoop.it
How long have I used the terms “vision” and “division” in schools and not seen both the linguistic and practical dissonance between the two? Schools craft vision statements that are often short, fu...
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Colors To Die For: The Dangerous Impact of Food Coloring | Special Education Degrees

Colors To Die For: The Dangerous Impact of Food Coloring | Special Education Degrees | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Share this infographic on your site! Source: Special-Education-Degree.net The Dangerous Impact of Food Coloring Americans are now eating 5 times
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Why the Maker Movement Is Important to America’s Future

Why the Maker Movement Is Important to America’s Future | Cuppa | Scoop.it
The Maker Movement has the potential to turn more and more people into makers instead of just consumers.
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13 Things Mindful People Do Differently Every Day

13 Things Mindful People Do Differently Every Day | Cuppa | Scoop.it
It may have started as a trend among Silicon Valley tech companies, but mindfulness seems to be here to stay for all of us.

2014 has been called the "year of mindful living," and in the past several months, mindfulness has made headline...
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7 Things To Remember About Feedback

7 Things To Remember About Feedback | Cuppa | Scoop.it
I came across this originally via David Truss on Twitter and Google+ and thought it would complement my previous post about the science and art of receiving

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The 8 Elements of The Critical Thinking Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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A Link Between Fidgety Boys and a Sputtering Economy

A Link Between Fidgety Boys and a Sputtering Economy | Cuppa | Scoop.it
A gender difference in behavioral skills, seen as early as kindergarten, is hurting boys’ academic prospects and their earning potential.
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7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic

7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Walk into a school, airport, shopping mall, or even a church and the image is always the same, teens and tweens have their heads down, ear buds on, and a mobile device in their hand. This generation is commonly referred to as Generation Z and they are coming of age with a new set of …
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Personalizing PD: It’s About Empowerment, Not Tools (EdSurge News)

Personalizing PD: It’s About Empowerment, Not Tools (EdSurge News) | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Personalized learning and professional development - these buzzwords are humming on everyone’s lips in education these days. Given the national realization that our students need new skills and competencies to be “college and career ready” after they leave our schools, substantial shifts are happeni
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We participate therefore we are …

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Parental Involvement Is Overrated

Parental Involvement Is Overrated | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
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Two Guys and Some iPads: Unplugged, Reflected, and Recharged!

Two Guys and Some iPads: Unplugged, Reflected, and Recharged! | Cuppa | Scoop.it
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Should you live for your résumé ... or your eulogy?

Should you live for your résumé ... or your eulogy? | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love -- the values that make for a great eulogy. (Joseph Soloveitchik has called these selves "Adam I" and "Adam II.") Brooks asks: Can we balance these two selves?
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