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Testmoz - The Test Generator

Generate automatically graded online tests with 4 questions types. Great for professionals and K-12!
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Formative assessment tool.

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Innovative library services “in the wild”

Innovative library services “in the wild” | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
Our new report takes a close look not only at how Americans are using public libraries, but also what sort of services and programming they think libraries should offer — and what they say they would use in the future.
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Re-imagining library services

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Learning Circles Teacher Guide

Learning Circles Teacher Guide | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
A guide to cross-classroom collaboration on projects integrated with curriculum.
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Like the themed integration 

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Challenge Based Learning - Welcome to Challenge Based Learning!

Challenge Based Learning - Welcome to Challenge Based Learning! | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
challengebasedlearning.org is a social networking site for educators and students interested in Challenge Based Learning (CBL). Find other educators interested in CBL, propose challenges and share solutions.
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Student centred practice

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Welcome to the Ingot Family of Awards provided by TLM | Ingot - Qualifications provided by TLM - Ofqual Accredited Awarding Organisation

Welcome to the Ingot Family of Awards provided by TLM | Ingot - Qualifications provided by TLM - Ofqual Accredited Awarding Organisation | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
INGOT - A new and innovative family of qualifications provided by The Learning Machine Ltd (TLM), an Awarding Body Accredited by Ofqual, DELLS and CCEA, the regulators for qualifications in England Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Worth exploring.

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Creative Educator - Articles: Project-Based Learning

Creative Educator - Articles: Project-Based Learning | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
These Creative Educator articles focus on how project-based Learning can be used to help students construct knowledge and develop authentic products that solve real-world problems.
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Tool chest.

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A model system: school education in Finland | VOICE

A model system: school education in Finland | VOICE | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
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Equity as a driver for change in education.

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Are you ready for the Australian Curriculum? - Educators' Guide to Innovation

Are you ready for the Australian Curriculum? - Educators' Guide to Innovation | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
I thought I would provoke some discussion and thinking up front in today's blog. I want to be especially confronting to the status quo that schools are in at…
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Process outlined: Audit, review & map scope and sequence.

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Reflections on the #SSAT Conference 2012 « huntingenglish

Reflections on the #SSAT Conference 2012 « huntingenglish | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
My favourite quote of the conference was made by the sage Dylan Wiliam and it is about teachers, but fundamentally, it gets to the root of improving learning for students, thereby improving the motivation of students – which is ...
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Emily Pilloton: Teaching design for change | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Designer Emily Pilloton moved to rural Bertie County, in North Carolina, to engage in a bold experiment of design-led community transformation.
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ThinkQuest : Think.com, Oracle Education Foundation, Projects | Competition | Library

ThinkQuest : Think.com, Oracle Education Foundation, Projects | Competition | Library | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
ThinkQuest is a protected, online learning platform that enables teachers to integrate learning projects into their classroom curriculum and students to develop 21st century skills.
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The Secret To Fixing Bad Schools

The Secret To Fixing Bad Schools | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
The striking achievement of Union City, N.J. — bringing poor, mostly immigrant kids into the educational mainstream — argues for reinventing the public schools we have.
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7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning | MindShift

7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning | MindShift | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
Flirck:WoodleyWonderworks Every educator wants to create an environment that will foster students' love of learning. Because the criteria are intangible,
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Excellent insights!

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Foresight Engine

Foresight Engine | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
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What if we could create innovative solutions in our communities? Play the game.

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Tinkering School: Think, Make, Tinker!

Tinkering School: Think, Make, Tinker! | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
What is Tinkering School and what are we up to?
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Real & relevant 

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Success School » Dialogue Society

Success School » Dialogue Society | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
Success School Contents Status Introduction Objectives Target Audience Methodology Format Click for full-size poster Status The first Success Schoo...
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Drawing on the inspiration of Gladwell's Outliers.

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The Innovation Portal - Online Collaboration for the Creation of Engineering Portfolios | Online Collaboration for the Creation of Engineering Portfolios

The Innovation Portal - Online Collaboration for the Creation of Engineering Portfolios | Online Collaboration for the Creation of Engineering Portfolios | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
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Document the learning.

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Reggio Emilia Approach Gives Students a Voice in the Curriculum | NEA Today

Reggio Emilia Approach Gives Students a Voice in the Curriculum | NEA Today | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
By Teal Ruland When Newsweek magazine recognized Reggio Emilia in the early 1990s as one of the top approaches to preschool education in the world, the
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, December 29, 2012 5:08 PM

Reggio Emilia in Missouri.

 

"“The Reggio approach equips them to use problem-solving strategies,” says Bailey. “The children have a strong sense of self, and they construct their own knowledge and do it well.”"

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A Real Recipe for Improving Schools - Huffington Post (blog)

A Real Recipe for Improving Schools - Huffington Post (blog) | Curriculum innovation | Scoop.it
A Real Recipe for Improving SchoolsHuffington Post (blog)Instead, it's a series of consistent efforts focused on teaching and learning over time that is the key to improving outcomes for all students.
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