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9-year-old's DIY cardboard arcade gets flashmobbed - Boing Boing

9-year-old's DIY cardboard arcade gets flashmobbed - Boing Boing | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it

A wonderful short film about a little boy who uses his imagination and creativity to create a cardboard arcade....

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Lou, I knew you of all folks would love it.
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Seth Godin on Education

http://www.LeeStranahan.com Best selling author Seth Godin discusses the failure of our educational model that's built around producing factory workers.

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Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old Teaching Tactics Prevail?

Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old Teaching Tactics Prevail? | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
Related posts: Should Schools Subsidize Mobile Phones for Kids? Points & Praise: Video Game Tactics in Teaching Parents Weigh In On Paying for Mobile Access in Schools What Exactly Can You Learn on a Mobile Phone?
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Animated classroom project on evolution:Patrick Henry School of Science and Art

See more about this at http://evolutionanimation.wordpress.com A collaborative animation in which I took 5 groups of people and simulated evolution with them...
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Jeremy Lin's Triumph over Stereotype Threat

Jeremy Lin's Triumph over Stereotype Threat | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
Why low expectations based on our race or gender can be so hard to overcome (Check out @Toure article on Jeremy Lin & how stereotypes have a tangible--& distorting--impact on results http://t.co/NWiRXtFS...)...
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Sir Ken Robinson - Leading a Learning Revolution

Sir Ken Robinson closing statement for LWF 12 conference, "leading a learning revolution". Start at 2 minutes...powerful overview of education status & future.

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IQ Creativity Testing: Has Been Flawed (What We Measure)

Silicon Valley: a parable We have all heard about the “Silicon Valley” miracle.
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Khan Academy Founder Salman Khan on Liberating the Classroom for Creativity

Khan Academy Founder Salman Khan on Liberating the Classroom for Creativity | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
The founder of Khan Academy (www.youtube.com a free educational video library that features over two thousand titles and an interactive dashboard for formative assessment, discusses how his videos can help create a (Watching "Khan Academy Founder ...
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SelfControl App (helpful to students & adults who want/need to focus)

SelfControl is an OS X application which blocks access to incoming and/or outgoing mail servers and websites for a predetermined period of time. For example, you could block access to your email, facebook, and twitter for 90 minutes, but still have access to the rest of the web. Once started, it can not be undone by the application or by restarting the computer, you must wait for the timer to run out.

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Resources for Early Childhood Educators (Ohio): All Inquiry Projects

Resources for Early Childhood Educators (Ohio): All Inquiry Projects | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
Project Based Learning http://t.co/B5C5eraZ...
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Life in a Inquiry Driven, Technology-Embedded, Connected Classroom: English | Powerful Learning Practice

@Mingacci here's 2 pbl sites: http://t.co/82bNA3LR and http://t.co/Ur3gnVZn...
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Social Media Belongs in the Classroom

Social Media Belongs in the Classroom | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it

Teachers who resist using social media in the classroom are stripping their students of an essential component of their future success. Avoiding – or worse, banning – social media platforms for students prohibits them from being successful professionals in fields like accounting, chemistry, the arts and more.


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Flipped Learning: A Response to Five Common Criticisms by Alan November

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Introducing Gmail Tap

Tap into the future of productivity with Gmail Tap for Android and iOS. Double your typing speed with this revolutionary new keyboard. http://www.gmail.com/t...
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Using Avatars to Teach Internet Safety ~ & other tools for 21st Century Learners

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Connected Learning Infographic | Connected Learning

Connected Learning Infographic | Connected Learning | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it

Connected learning is when you’re pursuing knowledge and expertise around something you care deeply about, and you’re supported by friends and institutions who share and recognize this common passion or purpose.

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Creating The Future Today (Educational Treasures)

A single portal of links on innovative or future oriented educational practices. While this has been available for some time now, it's worth bookmarking and saving to reference... 

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Ira Glass on the Secret of Success in Creative Work, Animated in Kinetic Typography

Ira Glass on the Secret of Success in Creative Work, Animated in Kinetic Typography | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
On grit, the art of storytelling, and bridging the gap between good taste and great work.
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Video by author Tom West: In The Mind's Eye Reframing our understanding of Dyslexia

Video by author Tom West: In The Mind's Eye  Reframing our understanding of Dyslexia | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
Tom West and others are redefining the way dyslexia is understood and navigated.

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What Does Teaching Creativity Look Like? - Education - GOOD

What Does Teaching Creativity Look Like? - Education - GOOD | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
Our standardized approach to education has a siloed understanding of what it means to be creative. Here's what schools should be teaching instead. (What Does Teaching Creativity Look Like?
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Google Dashboard (Learn What Google Knows About You)

Google Dashboard offers a simple view into the data associated with your Google Account. Designed to offer you transparency and control

Summarizes the data associated with each product you use when signed in to your account. Provides links to control your personal settings
Covers more than 20 products and services including Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Web History, Alerts and YouTube

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Blogging Tips for Teachers | The Cornerstone

Blogging Tips for Teachers | The Cornerstone | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
What's Here This page shares ideas for educators to use in creating websites with teaching resources.

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What It’s Like To Actually Deploy iPads In Classrooms | Edudemic

What It’s Like To Actually Deploy iPads In Classrooms | Edudemic | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
What It’s Like To Actually Deploy iPads In Classrooms | Edudemic http://t.co/4In0dOao via @edudemic #edtech #ipads...
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Future We Create (Sign-up & join the conversation)

Future We Create (Sign-up & join the conversation) | Lean Toward Risk (to Reach Students) | Scoop.it
The Future of Science Education explores how improvements in science, technology, engineering and math education can generate greater workforce readiness in the United States. I’m joining the chat on Feb.
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