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This is what living in the Viking age looked like

This is what living in the Viking age looked like | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
Explore one of northern Europe's largest Viking settlements in Denmark through this digital reconstruction.

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Maree Whiteley's curator insight, December 2, 1:16 AM

Incredible Viking settlement recreated..."This is the best example if a Viking settlement we have in Northern Europe...In the animation above, the National Museum shows us round the entire 50 hectare site.

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How Simulation Games Can Teach Complex Subjects

How can higher-ed and high school students interact in online spaces and both learn? Dr. Jeff Stanzler uses simulations to engage high school and college students in a powerful study of geo-politics. Dr.
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Anatomy of A Google Search

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October 3, 2014
It takes only a fraction of a second for Google search engine to fetch search results relevant to your query. But do you know what happens during this fraction of a second? Do you...
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Guide to Creating Tech-Friendly Classroom Management Strategies

Guide to Creating Tech-Friendly Classroom Management Strategies | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
If you’re a teacher who grew up in the pre-Internet era, you understand how tech innovation has revamped the educational landscape. Gone are the days of the blackboard and mimeograph.
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Do employers want information literacy skills?

Do employers want information literacy skills? | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it

Does information literacy mean anything after university? Is the concept recognised by careers advisers, professional and accreditation bodies, employers and others with an interest in know-how, skill and employability? 


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Excellent Resources on Evernote for Teachers

Excellent Resources on Evernote for Teachers | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
September 23, 2014
I love Evernote and it is definitely one of my favourite productivity tools I use on a daily basis. Evernote syncing facility makes it an ideal application to use across different...
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The Lesser-Known Benefits Of eLearning For Teachers

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TEST The Lesser-Known Benefits Of eLearning For Teachers
by Chris Waldron, TakeLessons.com
The relatively recent boom in technology has opened up incredibly valuable resources for teachers and students.
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A Straightforward Guide To Creative Commons

A Straightforward Guide To Creative Commons | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
Way back when, research meant going to the library, finding something in a book, and indicating what book you found the information in when you created your bibliography.
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3 Strategies for Building an Authentic Audience for Your Student’s Work

Building authentic audience is an essential technique for 21st century teachers. Linda Yollis, a 27 year elementary teacher shares with us how she uses social media in the classroom.
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9 Excellent New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

9 Excellent  New Educational Web Tools for Teachers | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
September, 25, 2014
It's been awhile since I last updated you on the new educational web tools that have been recently launched. Things have been pretty hectic here particularly that I am a full time...
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10 Excellent Google Drive Templates for Teachers

10 Excellent Google Drive Templates for Teachers | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
September 8, 2014
The template gallery that Google Drive offers to users is one of the best places I often have recourse to to look for ready made templates to use in my work. The gallery features a...
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Comment on 25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area by Mrs. Literacy

Comment on 25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area by Mrs. Literacy | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
Great Image! Can I use this to create a comprehension activity for TpT? I will give you credit on the credits page. Thanks!
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4 Neurosystems Of Learning

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TEST 4 Neurosystems Of Learning
by Mark Treadwell, marktreadwell.com
Understanding how the brain actually learns has been a a scientific challenge for millennia.
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Teaching how to learn - The Daily Princetonian

Teaching how to learn
The Daily Princetonian
History teaches us to construct arguments. Chemistry trains us to look at control variables and limiting factors. Math teaches us to play with abstract ideas.
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How To Make Learning Relevant To Your Students (And Why It’s Crucial To Their Success)

How To Make Learning Relevant To Your Students (And Why It’s Crucial To Their Success) | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
We’ve all heard our students ask the question, “When will I ever use this in the real world?” And honestly, it’s a great question–one that we should all spend more time thinking about.
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Classzone Offers Over 20 Free Downloadable Writing Templates to Use in Class

Classzone Offers Over 20 Free Downloadable Writing Templates to Use in Class | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
October, 2014
Classzone is an excellent free educational website that provides a wide range of materials and teaching resources ideal for use with students in class. You can search these materials...
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Talk Tech With Me Web Tools

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WEB TOOLS FOR BLOOMS TAXONOMY, A FLOW CHART & BY CATEGORY


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Don't Miss These Google Resources and Lesson Plans for Teaching Digital Citizenship

Don't Miss These Google Resources and Lesson Plans for Teaching Digital Citizenship | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
September 25 , 2014
Google Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum is a great resource from Google to help teachers educate their students on the importance of digital citizenship and the...
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Classroom in the Cloud: Technology as a Learning Environment

Classroom in the Cloud: Technology as a Learning Environment | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
An under-utilized high school library becomes a constant learning organization and a place of cloud literacy where students send their avatars into 3-D virtual classrooms.
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48 iPad Apps That Support A Student-Centered Workflow

48 iPad Apps That Support A Student-Centered Workflow | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
TEST 48 iPad Apps That Support A Student-Centered Workflow
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If you use iPads in your classroom, you’ve likely been faced with the challenge of workflow–how work, data, and thinking are distributed, collected, and aggregated.
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Must Have Project-Based Learning Checklists for Your Class

Must Have Project-Based Learning Checklists for Your Class | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
September 24, 2014
Project Based Learning (PBL) is one of the widely acclaimed instructional approaches in today's teaching pedagogy.The essence of PBL are projects. The purpose is to enhance...
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A Splendid Collection of Apps and Tools for Enhancing Kids Creative Thinking

A Splendid Collection of Apps and Tools for Enhancing Kids Creative Thinking | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
September 24, 2014
Kids are curious by nature and they love to learn and discover new things. This curiosity is key to their learning, and as teachers and educators, we definitely need to provide...
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This Is Your Brain on Social Media

This Is Your Brain on Social Media | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
Social media has had a profound and growing effect on the way companies, governments and advertisers operate. But it's having a pretty substantial effect on our brains as well.
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A Wonderful Google Form Guide for Teachers

A Wonderful Google Form Guide for Teachers | Curiosity + Skills = Knowledge | Scoop.it
September 8, 2014
Google Forms is one of the powerful tools you want to make sure you have in your teaching toolkit.There are different ways you can use it with your students in class. You can, for...
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